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For a small mountain village, Estes Park’s craft beverage scene is enormous – and it seems to be growing with each passing year. Now is the right time to discover what’s brewing (and distilling, and fermenting) up here. SPIRITS Elkins Distilling Co. 1825 North Lake Ave., (419) 575-1704 The people behind Elkins Distilling Co. aren’t the first to make whiskey in Estes Park – we’re pretty sure a... more

Get to Know the Artist: Cowboy Brad Fitch

Posted on December 5, 2016 2:00 PM
Related Categories: Events & Festivals, Things To Do
Tags: Estes Park, Meet Our Locals, Music

Cowboy Brad Fitch is an Estes Park local who has made a name for himself as a singer/songwriter, performing concerts throughout the U.S. He specializes in original folk music, classic cowboy tunes and the songs of John Denver. Cowboy Brad is currently involved in three bands, a John Denver tribute band, a southern rock band and a band that plays most of his own compositions. He has had the pleasure of performing for the... more

September 30th is the start of Vintage Market Days a biannual, three day, bohemian chic event in Estes Park, and who needs a better excuse to gather up your besties and head for the hills? Not me. While I have the privilege of living in Estes Park, I'm always looking for reasons to entice my friends and family to visit. This event is just what we've been waiting for and it the perfect way to get a jump on my... more

Lots to Wine About

Posted on July 15, 2016 10:00 AM
Related Categories: Events & Festivals, Food & Drink
Tags: Estes Park, Festivals

When you vacation in Estes Park, you probably won’t be doing a lot of complaining, but wining is certainly an option! The village is home to Snowy Peaks Winery , crafting wines with hand-picked, Colorado-grown grapes. There is no doubt that a glass of wine is in order after a long day of shopping, sight-seeing, hiking, and other activities. The Snowy Peaks Winery offers tastings as well as gourmet foods made by Colorado... more

Will Thomas is a talented young musician and Estes Park local. Check out his artist profile below and make sure to visit his next concert at Estes Park's Historic Park Theater featuring another Estes Park musician Kenneth Kelly.      Age: 15   Artform/Known for? Musician   How long have you lived in Estes Park? Whole life (almost 16 years)   Where is your hometown? Estes Park   How long have you... more

Tiny Tykes: Activities for Ages 0 to 4 School-Age: Activities for Ages 5-10 Tweens & Teens: Activities for Ages 11-18 Bonus Tips: Rainy Day Fun Let’s face it – taking the kiddos on a summer vacation isn’t always as easy as it should be. Yet, we can’t help but strive for perfection – to create the lasting and glowing memories that your kids will carry with them for a lifetime. Finding the right... more

Put on your best green clothes and dancing shoes and come celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in Estes Park. There is nothing the Irish love more than a few sing songs, great food and some dancing! Check out these great events around town so you can celebrate like the Irish. Open Bluegrass Jam – The Rock Inn Bring your instrument and join in the fun of the weekly Bluegrass Jam. Open to all, sit in and play or grab a beer from... more

This year's Rooftop Rodeo is set to break records. Monday, Parade Marshall Tommy Caldwell and the countless horseback riders, draft hitches, floats and Rodeo Royalty ushered in, what will undoubtedly be, the best Rooftop Rodeo to date! With almost 200 more entries than last year the competition will be fierce. 125 of the 662 contestants are National Finals Rodeo Qualifiers, 19 of which are World Champions. This year the rodeo... more

This upcoming weekend, February 6th - 8th is a true celebration of winter in the Rocky Mountains! There are plenty of things to do throughout the mountain village of Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. Plan your weekend getaway with these top five must do's:   1. The Main Event Whiskey lovers can indulge at the  Whiskey Warm Up tasting event  on Saturday, February 7th in the beautiful outdoor location of... more

This weekend, June 17th & 18th, the Jazz Fest & Art Walk takes over Estes Park, where the sounds of jazz music fill the mountains with smooth melodies and art galleries display the best of local and national artists. Celebrate the arrival of spring in Estes Park with a visit during this entertaining weekend. There is plenty to do and see around the whole village and Rocky Mountain National Park! Create your own weekend escape,... more