Visit Estes Park in 2020

Top 6 Reasons Visit Estes Park in 2020

02/03/2020 | by Lyles Armour | Estes Park Festivals & Events

With the start of the new year, there are fun and exciting things to do this year in Estes Park. Discover these top reasons to visit Estes Park in 2020.

Visit during National Park Week

When: April 18th – 26th, 2020

Where: Rocky Mountain National Park

For an entire week in April, the National Park Foundation offers free entrance to its National Parks. Explore Rocky Mountain National Park with scenic drives, trails, and visitor centers – all at no cost to you. During the week the park will host a series of special events, activities, and educational talks for those interested.

Roots on the Ridge

When: May 16th, 2020

Where: Estes Park Events Complex

Estes Park is home to several music events, including Jazz Fest and the Estes Park summer concert series. In 2020, Estes Park will add a new event to its musical line up, Roots on the Ridge. The daylong bluegrass music and arts festival will highlight a variety of music genres including bluegrass, country, folk, and more.

The new Post Brewing Company

Estes Park is home to lively craft brewery scene, so it’s no wonder that will get a new brewery to add to the list this year. The Post Brewing Company will open its doors in Estes Park in summer 2020 at The Stanley Hotel’s Carriage House. The Post will serve up its craft beers and famous fried chicken at its newest location. The new brewery will offer indoor and outdoor seating on its patio – complete with a beautiful mountain backdrop.

A new donut shop in Estes Park

In the summer of 2020, Estes Park will welcome a new donut shop in town, filling the need for sweets with the closing of the famed Donut Haus on Moraine Avenue. To keep the community involved, the donut shop is seeking out suggestions regarding the name of the donut shop. Its location will reside on Moraine Avenue in the former Soda Splash shop.

Elk Fest

When: October 3rd & 4th, 2020

Where: Estes Park Event Complex

A list of the top reasons to visit Estes Park in 2020 isn’t complete without the mention of Elk Fest. An all-time favorite of locals and travelers alike, Elk Fest is a heralding event that celebrates the seasonal rut of the local elks that make Estes Park and Rocky Mountain Resorts so special.

This event is very popular, so it is recommended to book your hotel room well in advance. Start planning your Estes Park getaway and browse the rustic mountain accommodations at Rocky Mountain Resorts. Our vacation rentals are ideally located just minutes from downtown Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park, making it easy to explore all the area has to offer.

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Stay at Rocky Mountain Resorts

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Visit Estes Park in 2020 and book your stay at Rocky Mountain Resorts. Ideally located, we offer multiple properties in Estes Park that provide comfortable and affordable accommodations. Choose from our selection of vacation homes and cabins, our Lazy R Cottages and Triple R Cottages, plus scenic cabins at Sunnyside Knoll. No matter what you are looking for, we’ve got a room for you!

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