Spend the evening with the talented youth of Colorado’s own Westernaires riding organization as they present a Wild West show extravaganza like you’ve never seen. Every year, the entire performance division of Westernaires descends upon Estes Park to impress audiences with their: colorful and precise drill riding, world-class trick riding, true-to-history Cavalry act, daring charioteers, and so much more! It’s hard to believe that these regular “city kids” are so accomplished.
Erik Stensland, Estes Park author and photographer, will be at Macdonald Book Shop on June 22! He is here for an exclusive signing of his new hiking books, Hiking Rocky Mountain National Park: The Essential Guide, and Hiking Rocky Mountain National Park: Pocket Guide.
Classic and vintage vehicles—everything from Ford Model Ts to today’s state-of-the-art electrics. There will be local car owners from Estes Park and many more from throughout Colorado, as many from out-of-state.
An Estes Park tradition! A perfect venue to watch the fireworks over lake Estes. This year we are excited to have our headliner as the nationally famous and award winning FACE Vocal Band! Enjoy the music and fireworks from the covered grandstands along with great food, craft beer/wine and free parking-- all in one location!. Music goes until the fireworks start. Gates at 5:00PM, Music starts at 6:00 PM
The Fireworks Show starts at 9:30pm over Lake Estes! You won't want to miss one of Colorado's most glorious fireworks displays! Find a grassy spot at Stanley Park, along the Lake Estes Trail or on your favorite mountainside to join in this annual tradition of national pride.
There's non-stop, rip-roarin' cowboy action in store for rodeo fans at Estes Park's annual Rooftop Rodeo, a PRCA sanctioned event. It has been recognized as the best small rodeo in the nation, along with being named the top medium-sized rodeo in the Midwest, and the #1 summer rodeo in Colorado by Real American Cowboy Magazine. Nightly professional rodeo performances, with world-class stock from PRCA Hall of Fame stock contractor Cervi Championship Rodeo, combine with Mutton Bustin' competition for the kids, and a parade through downtown Estes Park annual affair.
ESTES PARK'S VERY OWN BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL DOWN BY THE RIVER. Some of our favorite bluegrass and Americana bands will be performing on stage for a two day festival, celebrating nearly two decades of Bluegrass Music in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado. Bluegrass jams began in our community nearly 20 years ago, started by a group of friends and musicians from the band, ReinTarnation. This tradition has continued on a regular basis, and is loved by locals and visitors alike. Come celebrate bluegrass with our beautiful community!
A celebration of Colorado wine in the heart of downtown Estes Park. Enjoy tastings from over 20 Colorado wineries, fresh food, local Colorado vendors and live music. From red to white and pink, the Estes Park Wine Festival offers the opportunity to taste and learn about each style of wine and the unique process of how wine is made in Colorado.
October in Estes Park is now known as "Elktober." Join the transition into fall and celebrate all of Estes Park's natural beauty and wildlife. Elk Fest is the perfect opportunity for an up close wildlife experience and fun for all ages. Elk Fest also features:
The third annual Estes Park Wine and Chocolate Festival will take place at the Estes Park Event Center. Sample sweets from the region's finest chocolatiers, taste pours from a variety of wineries, and enjoy a romantic weekend in beautiful Estes Park!