Looking for a fun way to enjoy the new year? Consider planning a trip to Estes Park, Colorado! This mountain town is known for its majestic views, outdoor activities, and, most importantly – festivals! From live music to art festivals, there’s something for everyone. Here are five great Estes Park CO events you don’t want to miss this year.
Wine and Chocolate Festival– February 4
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! The Wine and Chocolate Festival is a terrific way to indulge in delicious artisan chocolates and sample delicious reds and whites from local winemakers.
Whiskey Warm-Up– March 4
Send off the chilly winter weather at Whiskey Warm-Up! Located at George Hix Riverside Plaza, you can sample the delicious flavors from local whiskey distilleries in the snowy scenery. Live music will be performed throughout the festival, plus vendors selling their unique crafts.
Estes Park Wool Market– June 10 & 11
Do you love wool products? Then head over to the Estes Park Wool Market, where you’ll find everything from hand-dyed yarns and raw fleeces to handmade garments and home goods. Plus, it’s an excellent opportunity to meet some local sheep farmers and learn more about their craft.
Scandinavian Midsummer Festival– June 23 & 25
Dive into rich culture with a trip to the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival. Take part in classic Scandinavian traditions with delicious foods, performances, and crafts. The Midsummer Festival has been an Estes Park staple for the past 25 years and always guarantees an unforgettable time.
Elk Fest– September 30
Elk are known for making Estes Park their home. You’re likely to see them anywhere you go when visiting our mountain town! Estes Park puts on Elk Fest each year to celebrate our furry neighbors and educate all on the start of the Elk rutting season.
No matter what type of festival appeals most to you—whether it’s craft fairs or folk music—Estes Park has something for everyone throughout the year. So, grab your friends and family and head out on an adventure with plenty of fun activities, entertainment, and breathtaking views that can only be found in the Rocky Mountains Trust us when we say these five Estes Park CO events are worth attending this year – start planning now, so you don’t miss out on all the action!
Stay at Rocky Mountain Resorts
Located in the town of Estes Park and just minutes from Rocky Mountain National Park, Rocky Mountain Resorts is the ideal choice for lodging in the area. We offer a variety of accommodations ranging from cozy cabins and cottages to large and spacious vacation homes. In addition, guests enjoy the nightlife of downtown Estes Park and are less than a 10-minute drive from all that Rocky Mountain National Park has to offer. You truly have the best access to must-do Estes Park activities with a stay at Rocky Mountain Resorts!