Estes Park Events Calendar

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


8th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Catch the glow of the season at the annual tree lighting ceremony in downtown Estes Park. It’s the perfect way to kick off the holidays!

Date: November 17th, 2019

Time: 4:00 – 6:30 PM

Where: George Hix Riverside Plaza

Catch the Glow Christmas Parade and Celebration

Ring in the official start of the Christmas season the day after Thanksgiving with carolers, Santa Claus, a Christmas parade, and so much more in downtown Estes Park.

Date: November 23rd, 2018

Time: 5:30 PM

Where: Downtown Estes Park


Estes Park Winter Festival

Celebrate the winter season by sampling award-winning chili and BBQ, local brews, all while enjoying live entertainment at the new Estes Park Events Center.

Date: January 19th& 20th, 2019

Time: coming soon

Where: Estes Park Events Center


Wine and Chocolate Festival

Enjoy a romantic weekend in Estes Park by sampling chocolate from the area’s finest chocolatiers, sip on a variety of local wines, and if you find something you like, bottles of wine and chocolate are available for purchase!

Date: January 9th, 2019

Time: 12:00 – 4:00 PM

Where: Estes Park Events Complex

Rails in the Rockies

A perfect event for the entire family! Bring the kids out the Estes Park Events Complex to see trains from the steam age to modern day chug along the tracks of model railroads.

Date: 2019 coming soon

Time: TBD

Where: Estes Park Events Complex


Whiskey Warm Up

Warm up this winter with the Estes Park whiskey tasting event. With special whiskey-themed events planned throughout the day, Whiskey Warm Up celebrates the season by highlighting Colorado distilleries and the whiskey making process.

Date: March 2nd, 2019

Time: 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Where: George Hix Riverside Plaza


Estes Park Duck Race Festival

Watch as thousands of ducks pour into the Fall River for this annual Estes Park event.Adopt a rubber duck for $20 and enter it into the Estes Park Duck Race for a chance to win one of hundreds of prizes!

Date: May 4th, 2019

Time: Festivities begin at 8:30 AM

Where: Fall River at Nicky’s Resort

Estes Park Mountain Music Festival

This annual music exposition features national and local bands for an event everyone can enjoy! This all- day event offers music, food, and beverages with family friendly activities.

Date: coming soon

Time: TBD

Where: Estes Park Events Complex

Memorial Day Celebration

Every Memorial Day weekend, Estes Park puts on a weekend-long celebration to kick off the summer season! With a plethora of events such as the Annual Art Market, you’ll want to make sure you here for this event!

Date: May 25th – 27th, 2019

Time: TBD

Where: throughout downtown Estes Park

Attend one of these Estes Park events and book your stay at Rocky Mountain Resorts.

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