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Labor Day Arts and Crafts Show

  • September 2, 2017 – September 4, 2017
  • Location: At the intersection of Elkhorn Ave & MacGregor Ave, Bond Park, CO
  • Time: 9 am-5 pm Saturday & Sunday, 9 am-3 pm Monday
  • Price: Free

Sponsored by the Estes Valley Sunrise Rotary, The Estes Park Arts and Crafts Show is held every year over Labor Day weekend in downtown Estes Park.

Over a hundred artisans offer one-of-a-kind handcrafted items for you to purchase or just to enjoy viewing. Make your purchases immediately or ask your favorite artists for their contact information and shop later.

This decades-old Estes Park event is a continuation of a fabulous Labor Day weekend tradition. The weather is usually beautiful and facilitates a weekend of unique shopping in the heart of Estes Park. Many visitors make it an extended weekend with all that Estes has to offer – fabulous shops, restaurants, lodging and of course Rocky Mountain National Park


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Brad Fitch’s Fourteenth Annual John Denver Tribute Concert

Brad Fitch’s Fourteenth Annual John Denver Tribute Concert — a fundraiser for Lions Club charities

Ruesch Auditorium, YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park Center

  • September 2, 2017
  • Location: 2515 Tunnel Road, Ruesch Auditorium, YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park Center, CO
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: standard: $25, preferred seating: $37

Brad Fitch and The TropiCowboy Band will present their 14th annual John Denver Tribute Concert. This concert, featuring classic songs from the legendary Denver, will benefit the Estes Park Lions Club charities. Funds raised will go to organizations for the sight and hearing impaired, community social services and local scholarships.


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Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highland Festival

Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highland Festival

  • September 7, 2017 – September 10, 2017
  • Recurring daily
  • Location: US Highway 36 & Community Drive, Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highland Festival, CO
  • Phone: 800-90-ESTES
  • Time: 9 am 5 pm

Enjoy bagpipes & drums, Highland & Irish Dancing, Folk music and Celtic rock, jousting competitions, athletic and other competitions at the largest Scottish Festival in the West! 


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Estes Park Wine Festival


Bond Park – Downtown Estes Park

  • August 12, 2017 – August 13, 2017
  • Location: 170 MacGregor Avenue, Bond Park – Downtown Estes Park, CO
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: $40 at the gate

A celebration of Colorado wine in the heart of downtown Estes Park. Enjoy tastings from over 20 Colorado wineries, fresh food, local Colorado vendors and live music. The third annual Estes Park Wine Festival sets up for the weekend in beautiful Bond Park, where festival-goers can soak in the summer sun while enjoying sipping on a variety of locally created wines. From red to white and pink, the Estes Park Wine Festival offers the opportunity to taste and learn about each style of wine and the unique process of how wine is made in Colorado. 


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80517 Centennial Celebration

Bond Park
August 5, 2017
Location: MacGregor Ave, Bond Park, CO
Phone: (970) 577-3903
Time: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Come celebrate the Town’s 100th anniversary at the 80517 Centennial Celebration on 8/05/17 in Bond Park.

There will be a rededication of “Centennial Open Space at Knoll-Willows,” live music, an art contest, vendors, and history walking tours

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Rocky Mountain Half Marathon

August 12, 2017

Vacation Race’s Rocky Mountain Half Marathon celebrates the beauty of Rocky Mountain National Park. Challenge yourself with this high-altitude race through the spectacular Rocky Mountains and Estes Park. Beginning at the host hotel – the historic Stanley Hotel – at 6 a.m., the race will tour parts of town and stretch along the edge of the national park. You can find additional details and registration at

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The Rooftop Rodeo

The Stanley Park Fairgrounds

  • July 5, 2017 – July 10, 2017
  • Recurring daily
  • Location: 1125 Rooftop Way, The Stanley Park Fairgrounds, CO
  • Phone: (970) 586-6104
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Price: $20 GA, $30 reserved box seats

There’s non-stop, rip-roarin’ cowboy action in store for rodeo fans at Estes Park’s annual Rooftop Rodeo, a PRCA sanctioned event. It has been recognized as the best small rodeo in the nation, along with being named the top medium-sized rodeo in the Midwest, and the #1 summer rodeo in Colorado by Real American Cowboy Magazine. Nightly professional rodeo performances, with world-class stock from PRCA Hall of Fame stock contractor Cervi Championship Rodeo, combine with Mutton Bustin’ competition for the kids, and a parade through downtown Estes Park annual affair. Watch the Rooftop Rodeo live broadcast on Saturday, July 8th.

Tickets available now!

Enjoy the VIP Experience at the Rooftop Rodeo! Enjoy an unprecedented level of exclusive access, convenience and extras! Beginning with a tour of the rodeo grounds, you’ll then have a blocked off area to enjoy incredible views of the arena and complementary drinks from a private bartender. You’ll also have access to the hospitality tent where you’ll enjoy free food from local restaurants and be able to dine with the cowboys! The VIP Experience at the Rooftop Rodeo is sure to be a night you won’t soon forget!


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Come Visit Boulder Brook

Nestled next to the rambling waters of Fall River, Boulder Brook is ideally located to take advantage of the unique shopping of downtown Estes Park or the rugged splendor of the Rocky Mountain National more