Estes Park Events Calendar

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


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


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: Saturday & Sunday – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Where: throughout downtown Estes Park


Jazz Fest

As one of Colorado’s premier jazz festivals, Jazz Fest weekend is a great way to experience the sound of jazz, enjoy local foods, and beverages.

Date: June 1st – 2nd, 2019

Time: Saturday & Sunday, starting at noon

Where: Performance Park


Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

Celebrate the summer solstice at the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival. Discover Scandinavian culture and traditions with dancing, beer garden, art exhibits, and family activities.

Date: June 21st – 23rd, 2019

Time: Friday 4:00 – 9:00 PM & Saturday starting at 9:30 AM

Where: Downtown Estes Park at Bond Park



4th of July Celebration

Enjoy fireworks over the Rockies for a one-of-a-kind 4th of July experience. Kick off the evening with a performance at the Big Bang Concert.

Date: July 4th, 2019

Time: Live music begins at 7:00 PM, fireworks start at 9:30 PM

Where: Estes Park Fairgrounds


Rooftop Rodeo

The annual Rooftop Rodeo is a week-long event filled with parades, rodeo performances, behind-the-scenes tours, and so much more!

Date: July 8th – 13th, 2019

Time: 2019 Schedule TBD



Estes Park Wine Festival

Sample Colorado produced wine, cider, and mead in the heart of downtown! Tickets range from $25 – $75.

Date: August 10th& 11th, 2019

Time: 11 AM – 5 PM (both days)

Where: Bond Park on Macgregor Ave.



Estes Park Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show

Shop local artists and crafters at the Estes Park Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show. Available handmade products include jewelry, pottery, clothing, paintings, and more!

Date: August 31st – September 1st, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Saturday & Sunday), 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM on Monday

Where: Bond Park


Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highland Festival

Did you know Estes Park is known as the Celtic capital of North America? Estes Park hosts the annual Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highland Festival. See jousting, Celtic folk concerts, Irish & Highland dancing, and a festival parade.

Date: September 5th – 8th, 2019

Time: festival field is open to public from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Parade starts at 9:30 AM on Saturday, September 7th.

Where: Estes Park Fairgrounds and Event Center


Autumn Gold Festival

Celebrating its 25th year, the Autumn Gold Festival is a favorite Estes Park event! Enjoy the beautiful fall weather and changing of the leaves with a weekend full of food and drinks, the Classic car show, and fun activities for the kids.

Date: September 21st& 22nd, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (both days)

Where: Bond Park


Elk Fest

As one of Estes Park’s most popular festivals, Elk Fest is a favorite amongst locals and tourists alike.  Sample local foods & beverages, shop elk-themed goods, and bugle like an elk – all at this annual event.

Date: September 28th& 29th, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (both days)

Where: Estes Park Event Complex



Pumpkin & Pilsners

Sample the taste of fall at the Pumpkin & Pilsners festival. Pick your pumpkins all while listening to live music and sampling local craft brews.

Date: October 12th, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Where: Bond Park

Rocky Mountain Craft Spirits Festival

Sip and savor libations from various distillers (both local and regional) at the Rocky Mountain Craft Spirits Festival. Admission includes a souvenir tasting glass, live music, and free tastings.

Date: October 26th, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Where: Estes Park Events Complex



Fall Back Beer Festival

Sample from over 100 beers from both local and regional breweries. This annual festival offers both the opportunity to not only taste but learn about the brewing process.

Date: TBD

Time: TBD

Where: Estes Park Events Complex


Catch the Glow Christmas Parade and Celebration

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

Date: November 22nd, 2019

Time: 5:30 PM

Where: Downtown Estes Park


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

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