Festivals & Events
30Jan
The 16th International Fair at the YMCA
2515 Tunnel Rd Estes Park
From 01:00 am to 03:00 am
Join us for a day of culture, education, and fun with our 150 international YMCA staff members, hailing from over 24 different countries. Some of the countries participating in the fair include Spain, Peru, Colombia, Brazil, Thailand, Jamaica, Jordan, Turkey, and many, many more. Each country will have its own booth full of informative displays, fun facts, and traditional music. There will also be live performances, so make sure to bring your dancing shoes!
Wine Pairing dinner with Master Sommelier Brett Zimmerman at Bird and Jim
915 Moraine Ave Estes Park
From 02:30 am to 05:00 am
Local Coloradan, Master Sommelier Brett Zimmerman is coming to Bird & Jim for a wine pairing dinner. He is bringing wines he represents to pair with Chef Ethan's cuisine. 6 courses with pairings $85. Reservations recommended
01Feb
Roy Dearen at Snowy Peaks Winery
292 Moraine Ave Estes Park
From 12:00 am to 02:00 am
08Feb
Estes Park Wine and Chocolate Festival
1125 Rooftop Way Estes Park
Feb 8 - Feb 9
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!
15Feb
Rails in the Rockies
1125 Rooftop Way Estes Park
Feb 15 - Feb 17
Clanging bells and tooting whistles will fill the Estes Park Events Complex as trains from the steam age to the present time roar along tracks of model railroad layouts at the annual "Rails in the Rockies" exhibit.
07Mar
Whiskey Warm Up
184 W Elkhorn Ave Estes Park
Mar 7 - Mar 8
Check out highlights from the 2019 Whiskey Warm Up Above.
02May
Rotary Duck Race
184 W Elkhorn Ave Estes Park
The Estes Park Rotary Duck Race Festival is held annually on the first Saturday in May. The 30th Annual Duck Race continues a tradition started in 1989, which has returned more than $2.4 million (and counting) to local charities and groups!
06Jun
Jazz Fest
435 W Elkhorn Ave Estes Park
Jun 6 - Jun 8
​What better way to open the summer season in Estes Park than with jazz playing amid the beautiful rock backdrop of Performance Park outdoor amphitheater? Visit website for the complete schedule of performances.
11Jun
Wool Market
1125 Rooftop Way Estes Park
Jun 11 - Jun 14
Hands-on activities; fuzzy, approachable animals; entertaining performances; and shopping for mom and dad.  Those familiar with the wool and fiber industry know this event, held at the Estes Park Events Complex, is the place to be. Admission is free.
19Jun
Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
170 MacGregor Ave Estes Park
Jun 19 - Jun 22
In the heart of historic Downtown Estes Park, at the intersection of Elkhorn (the main street) and MacGregor Avenues, the Midsummer Festival has celebrated our cultural heritage for over 25 years.
21Jun
Estes Park Marathon
6120 CO-7 Estes Park
The Estes Park Marathon & Half Marathon is Colorado's most scenic, destination race. Offering courses that are surrounded by Rocky Mountain National Park and the Estes Park valley. A race distances for everyone and all abilities. 
24Jun
Friends of Folk Festival
435 W Elkhorn Ave Estes Park
From 01:00 am to 05:00 am
Friends of Folk celebrates Dick Orleans’ legacy with music and community. This Festival is held in the style of Dick’s “Friends of Folk” nights where both professionals & amateurs perform.
05Jul
4th of July Celebration
Lake Estes Estes Park Larimer County
From 05:30 am to 06:00 am
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.
07Jul
Rooftop Rodeo
1209 Manford Ave Estes Park
Jul 7 - Jul 13
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.
19Sep
Autumn Gold Festival
170 MacGregor Ave Estes Park
Sep 19 - Sep 20
This year, the Autumn Gold Festival celebrates its 25 Anniversary!
10Oct
Pumpkins & Pilsners, Fall Festival & EPEF Fundraiser
170 MacGregor Ave Estes Park
Oct 10 - Oct 11
Come joint us for a FREE, and super FUN Fall Festival on October 12th from 11-6 in Bond Park, with activities and entertainment for all ages. The perfect place to pick your pumpkins with live music and craft beer for the adults, as well as games, crafts and a bounce house for the little ones. Bring the whole family and plan a fall outing around this fun event!
07Nov
Fall Back Beer Festival
1125 Rooftop Way Estes Park
From 01:00 pm to 05:00 pm
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Poppy's Pizza & Grill presents Fall Back Beer Fest 2019!
16Jan
Estes Park Winter Fest
1125 Rooftop Way Estes Park
Jan 16 - Jan 17
​Celebrate the winter season in Estes Park at the Estes Park Winter Festival weekend!  Sample a variety of beers, browse retail vendors, enjoy live entertainment and more at the Estes Park Winter Festival, Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend 2019 at the new Estes Park Event Center!