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Dasher 5K & Tinsel Tavern Tour

Saturday, December 13th 

Dasher 5k - Morning of Dec. 13th 

Warm up the holiday season with Estes Park's Dasher 5K! Dress to impress with your best holiday outfits for this fun run starting and finishing from the heart of Downtown Estes Park, Bond Park. 

Before the 5K the little elves ages 8 and under can run the kids fun run, safely in a 400 yard dash. All kiddos will receive a finisher medal.
Day-of registration begins at 10am in the Town Hall Building (right across from Bond Park.) Race time starts promptly at 11am from Bond Park. 


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Tinsel Tavern Tour - 6pm -11pm

Don we now Christmas apparel for the Tinsel Tavern Tour! Starting at the kick-off party at The Estes Park Resort, enjoy live entertainment, appetizers and merriment before stepping onto the Elkhorn Express Trolley and head to a line-up of favorite Estes Park Taverns. Participants are welcome to take the shuttle to/from any participating tavern as they wish! 

Tickets include...

• attendance to the official kick-off party including hoer d'oeuvres, music, door prizes and costume contest at the Estes Park Resort starting at 6pm

• 5 drinks, one at each of the pub stops, pubs to be annouced soon! 

• a signature Tinsel Tavern Tour souvenir

• free shuttle rides from tavern-to-tavern and to participating lodging properties

• Elves on Tavern Shelves photo scavenger hunt with more prizes!

Single Ticket: $30
Pair of Tickets: $50
Non-alcoholic (DD) Ticket: $15 (Includes kick-off party, sodas, souvenir, shuttle rides and scavenger hunt.) Max capacity 200.

Purchase Tinsel Tavern Tour Tickets Here or day-of at the Kick Off Party at The Estes Park Resort, 6pm

Ticket buyers and attendees must be 21 or older and present valid ID at entrance. By purchasing tickets, buyer certifies that he/she is 21 or older. Refunds will not be granted if attendee cannot present valid state-issued ID at event entrance.

Tinsel Tavern Tour Lodging Stops:

Stay at an official Tinsel Tavern Tour trolley stop and be picked up at 5:45pm for the kick-off party and dropped off at your lodging property at the end of the tour, 11pm. 

Whereabouts of Santa: Didn't have time to catch up with Santa in the morning? Stop by the Old Church Shops both Saturday and Sunday 12pm -4pm to meet Santa and let him know your Christmas wishes!