2018 Summer Events in Estes Park

04/13/2018 | by Bill Goldmann | Estes Park

Save the date for these upcoming summer events in Estes Park and start planning your vacation today!

Art Market of Estes Park

May 26th – 28th

Kick summer off over Memorial Day weekend with the 19th annual Art Market of Estes Park. See a wide variety of fine arts and crafts from local Colorado artists. From paintings, ceramics, stained glass, and photography, there is sure to be something you will want to pick up and take home.  

Jazz Fest and Western Fine Art Show

June 2nd – 3rd

Head out to the Jazz Fest and Western Fine Art Show and enjoy live jazz music at Performance Park, an outdoor music venue set against a beautiful red rock backdrop. Sip on some local wines and brews while soaking up the fresh mountain air. Also, be sure to check out the art displayed at the park by local vendors.

Estes Park Marathon

June 16th – 17th

The Estes Park Marathon is a great spectator event, where you get to see athletes sweat it out and challenge themselves at one of the highest marathons in the country. Or participate yourself and gain some bragging rights of completing a mountain marathon!

Peak to Peak: Historical Highway Bus Adventure

June 10th (other summer dates available)

Join the Rocky Mountain Conservancy for their newest adventure, the Peak to Peak: Historical Highway Bus Adventure. Bring the family for this day-long event traveling through the Rockies, while discovering historical places and mountain peak views unlike any other!

All American Fourth of July

July 4th

What summer event list would be complete without a mention of Fourth of July celebration? Come out and celebrate America with a pancake breakfast, cool car show, a free concert and of course complete with a firework display. It is an entire day full of fun festivities the entire family can enjoy! 

Rooftop Rodeo

July 5th – 10th

To keep the fun going, head out to the Rooftop Rodeo and see an eye-catching show unique to Colorado. Watch as professional cowboys compete in this week-long event filled with different activities such as the Mutton Bustin and a behind the Chutes tour.

Cool Nights Cruz-In Car Show

July 27th

Cool off this summer by attending the Cool Nights Cruz-In Car Show. Walk around Bond Park and admire the antique, classic, and vintage cars from the Estes Park Car Club.

Rocky Mountain National Park Night Sky Festival

August 10th – 12th

Join Rocky Mountain National Park for their Night Sky Festival. Enjoy three days of daytime activities, speakers, and of course night sky viewing in the Rocky Mountains.

Labor Day Arts and Craft Show plus the 14th annual John Denver Tribute Concert

September 1st – 3rd

End the summer by enjoying local artists’ display at Bond Park at the Labor Day Arts and Craft Show. With over 100 artists, this Labor Day weekend tradition is one for all locals and tourists alike. Also be sure to catch the John Denver tribute concert, presented by the Lions Club of Estes Park.

With so many things to do in Estes Park this summer book your stay with us at Rocky Mountain Resorts for convenient accommodations near Estes Park and all the fun!

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