Looking for information on Christmas Dinners in Estes Park for 2015? View the most current Christmas Dinner info here. 

Looking to ditch the kitchen and spend some quality time with family this Christmas? Let us do the cooking! Dine at one of these Estes Park restaurants for the special holiday. During your free-from-cooking-time, enjoy family fun or take a Christmas hike in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Christmas Eve 2014: 

Twin Owls Steakhouse
Special Christmas Eve Menu
For a special price of $36, enjoy a four-ounce buffalo filet grilled and topped with cranberries and onions with a four-ounce quail stuffed with mandarins and pecans and topped with a mandarin cream sauce. Served with green chile and white cheddar mashed potatoes.
Reservations Highly Recommended: 970-586-9344
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Christmas Day 2014:  

The Other Side Restaurant
Traditional Christmas Dinner Buffet
11am - 7pm, Thursday, Dec. 25
Adults: $33.50, Kids ages 10-14: $14.95, Kids ages 9 and under:$2 for each year old
Reservations Recommended: 970-586-2171
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Christmas Day Brunch at The Stanley Hotel
Traditional Christmas Dinner Buffet
11:30am - 3pm, Thursday, Dec. 25
Adults: $64, Kids ages 5 -12: $29, Kids ages 5 and under, free
Reservations Required: 970-577-4001
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Christmas Dinner To-Go from the YMCA of the Rockies
A delicious pre-made traditional Christmas dinner for eight persons, ready for pick-up for your family to enjoy in your cabin or lodge. Available for guests and non-guests of the YMCA. 
Reservations are required for this service, email csheehan@ymcarockies.org to reserve
Full dinner for eight, $120
Pick-up available from 1pm - 6pm 
Full Details & To-Go Dinner Website 

Looking for something to do on Christmas Day? As many of our locally owned shops & restaurants are spending time with their family on the holiday, you can still enjoy fun activities in Estes Park!


  • Catch a movie at Reel Mountain Theater, with a variety of movies showing. 
  • Take a scenic drive, snapping pictures along the way! View the top winter scenic drivesin the area. 
  • Go snowshoeing in Rocky Mountain National Park! Pick up your snowshoe rental the day before from one of our local outfitters and hit the trails! 
  • Take a stroll downtown and view the festive window displays that competed in the first annual Window Display Contest.
  •  The family can enjoy a game of bowing at Chipper's Lanes, who open Christmas Day at 6pm!