Christmas Day Dinners in Estes Park
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: 

Twin Owls Steakhouse
Special Christmas Eve Menu
For a special price of $37, enjoy a seven-ounce beef filet grilled and served over a demi glaze and topped with dried cranberries, white fig, blue cheese and toasted pecan crumble. Served with twice baked potato.  
Reservations Highly Recommended: 970-586-9344
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Waterfront Grill at The Estes Park Resort
Regular menu served till 8pm Christmas Eve
Reservations Recommended, 970-577-6400
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Christmas Day:  

The Other Side Restaurant
Traditional Christmas Dinner Buffet
11am - 7pm, Friday, Dec. 25
Adults: $34.95, Kids ages 8-14: $14.95, Kids ages 7 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
11am - 4pm, Friday, Dec. 25
Adults: $70, Kids ages 5 -12: $26, Kids ages 5 and under, free
Reservations Required: 970-577-4001
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Waterfront Grill at The Estes Park Resort
Regular menu served till 11am- 7:30pm Christmas Day
Reservations Recommended, 970-577-6400
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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 by Dec. 23rd.  Email csheehan@ymcarockies.org to reserve
Full dinner for eight, $125 plus tax & gratuity
Pick-up available from 1pm - 6pm on Friday, December 25th

Christmas Day Things To Do

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 drives in 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! 
The family can enjoy a game of bowing at Chipper's Lanes, who open Christmas Day at 6pm!
After the sun sets, use this Google Map to enjoy the Estes Park Yuletide Lights Driving Tour! See local businesses & residential homes that have decorated with festive like and invite you to drive by and enjoy!