Signature Concerts, rodeos , markets, and festivals are a few Estes Park events that take place in the summer and winter. East Park is Colorado's most well-known vacation resort area. It’s located at the base of Rocky Mountain National Park, the nation’s most popular National Park. RMNP is home to many Estes Park events including free park admission days, guided hikes, junior ranger programs, night sky and astronomy programs.
Estes Park events also take at the legendary Stanley Hotel. It’s best known as the filming location for horror movie the Shining and real-life hauntings. Every day, historic Stanley Hotel tours take place. Guests learn hidden secrets of the Stanley and even get to check out places off limits to the Public. If you want to take your Stanley experience up a notch, try a night spirit tour. Though spirit interactions aren’t guaranteed, you’ll educated on the active phenomena that many say is there.
The Stanley Hotel announced a partnership with AEG in September of 2018. This will expand the quantity of Estes Park events and bring top notch bands to the Stanley stage.
In the summer and fall, free Estes Park events and concerts take place at the Performance Park Amphitheatre throughout the week. Signature summer and fall events include The Rooftop Rodeo and Parade, Heritage Festival, Scandinavian Midsummer Festival, Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highlands Festival, Elk Fest, Wine Festival and believe it or not, there’s a lot more.
Estes Park Events Venues
- Bond Park
- Downtown Estes Park
- Estes Park Conference Center
- Estes Park Complex
- Estes Park Fairgrounds and Events Center
- Performance Park Amphitheatre
- Rocky Mountain Conservancy
- Rocky Mountain National Park
- Stanley Hotel
- Stanley Park
- The Fairgrounds at Stanley Park
- YMCA of the Rockies
Denver 1 hour and 20 minutes, 70 miles
Colorado Springs 2 hours and 25 minutes, 138 miles
Loveland 50 minutes
Fort Collins 1 Hour
Boulder 1 hour