Estes Park Events Calendar | What's Up This Week

Coming to Estes?  See our calendar of Estes Park Events coming up, and what's happening in Rocky Mountain National Park.  Festivals are listed first, then other Event categories below that include:  Around Town,  Performances,  Exhibits In the Park,  Estes Park at Night, and Every WeekScroll down to see them all.



Catch the Glow Parade

November 24, 2017

 Around Town

Nov 23:  Turkey Trot.  5K run.  YMCA of the Rockies.  8a.

Nov 23:  Community Thanksgiving Feast.  Mountain View Church.  11:30a-3p.

Nov 24:  Catch the Glow Parade.  Elkhorn Ave.  5:30p.

Nov 25:  Holiday House Christmas Bazaar.  Estes Park Conference Center. 9a-3p.

Nov 25:  Author Kevin Wolf Book Signing.  Macdonald Book Shop.  2-4p.

Nov 24 - Nov 27:  Parade of Trees.  Stanley Hotel. 

Nov 28 - Dec 2:  Parade of Trees.  Good Sam Village.

Dec 1:  Brittany & Frank Konsella Book Signing & talk.  Mountain Shop.  6p.

Dec 2:  Holiday Home Tour.  11a-3p.

Dec 9:  Tiny Tots & Breakfast with Santa.  American Legion.  9a-12p.

Dec 9:  Tinsel Tavern Tour.  5:30p-12a.

Weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - Sip & Paint.  Learn to paint a masterpiece while enjoying delicious drinks.  Murphy's Resort.  Call for info, 970-480-2955.  Mondays & Wednesdays at 6 pm, Fridays & Saturdays at 7 pm

Weekly on MNov 24 - 27:onday, Wednesday at 5:30p and Saturday at 9am Group Bicycle Ride.  Via Bicycle Cafe.

Weekly on Tuesday - Free 5K group run.  Starts at the Stanley Hotel.  Warm-up at 5:30 pm, Run begins at 6 pm



Dec 1-2:  Big Bad VooDoo Daddy.  Stanley Hotel.  Fri 9-11:30p, Sat 7:30-11:30p.

Dec 10:  Village Band & Jazz Big Band Christmas Concert.  7-8p.

Live Music around town at Rock Inn, Nicky's Restaurant, Lonigans, The Wheel Bar, The Barrel, The Other Side, Estes Park Resort, Twin Owls Steakhouse, Marys Lake Lodge, Snowy Peaks Winery, Fajita Rita's, Ed's Cantina, Hunter's Chophouse, Rock Cut Brewing, The Waterfront Grill, and American Legion.



Thru Nov 30: Dawn Normali. Earthwood Collections.  10a-6p.

Thru Nov 24: Bill Fritz.  Fine Art Show.  Art Center of Estes Park. 10a-5p.

Nov 24:  Estes Park Studio Tour.  Six artists at various locations.  10a-4p.

Dec 1:  First Friday Art Groove.  5-8p.

Dec 1:  Holiday Show & Jazz Trio.  Earthwood Collections.  5-8p.


In the Park 

Nov 24:  Snowshoe Ecology Walk.  Call for reservations.  12:30-2:30p.

Nov 25-26:  Wild in Winter.  Beaver Meadows Visitor Center.  10-11a.

Ranger Led Programs include tundra nature walks, talks about wildlife, childrens programs, elk patrol, and more!

Beaver Meadows Visitor Center - Open daily from 9 am to 4:30 pm.  Stop by to learn more about wildlife, the junior ranger program, recreational opportunities, and more!  Free 23 minute park film on the hour and half hour, bookstore, and general Park information.

Fall River Visitor Center - Closed for winter EXCEPT  Open 9-4 on Nov 25,27; Weekends in Dec; Dec.19-Jan 1.  Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.  Features general Park information, life-sized wildlife displays, a bookstore, and a discovery room where kids can touch objects and try on dress up clothes.  Handicap accessible.

Alpine Visitor Center - CLOSED for winter.  Features exhibits on alpine tundra, gift shop & restaurant, and beautiful views!

Moraine Park Discovery Center - CLOSED for winter.  See natural history exhibits or walk a half-mile nature trail.  Handicap accessible.

Sheep Lakes Information Station - CLOSED for winter.  Great viewing spot for park wildlife:  bighorn sheep, coyote, elk, and badgers.

Kawuneechee Visitor Center - Open daily from 8 am - 4:30 pm.  1 mile north of Grand Lake on the Park's west side.  Features exhibits on the Colorado River, books, and the 20 minute park film.


Estes Park at Night 

For those night owls who don't go to bed when it gets dark, Estes Park has live entertainment galore.  Nightlife rocks at local bars, lounges, nightclubs, and pubs.

Live music from jazz, country, rock and blues to easy listening can be found at Nicky's Restaurant, Rock Inn Mountain Tavern, Estes Park Resort, The Other Side Restaurant, Snowy Peaks Winery, The Waterfront Grill, Fajita Rita's, Twin Owls Steakhouse, and Lonigan's Saloon.

If you want to be part of the entertainment, open mics, open stage, or karaoke can be found at The Wheel Bar, Estes Park Resort, The Rock Inn, and Lonigans.

Every Friday, Saturday - Nicky's Steakhouse.  Jazz Piano.  6pm.

Every Friday - The Other Side.  Jazz.  5pm - 8pm.

Every Friday, Saturday - Lonigans hosts Karaoke.  9 pm


Every Week - call for current shows and times

Reel Mountain Theatre  970-586-4227

Park Theater  970-586-8904