Jazz Fest & Western Fine Art Show
June 3rd - 5th, 2016
A weekend of fine art and culture come alive in Estes Park as two special events fill the mountains with live music and world-class art & sculpture! The tradition of the Estes Park Jazz Fest in beautiful Performance Park continues in 2016 and the Estes Park Events Center hosts the Windows to the West Fine Art of the West show & sale which brings the works of world-renowned western artists to Estes Park .
Estes Park Jazz Fest & Art Walk
Saturday & Sunday, June 4th & 5th
Take in the beauty of Estes Park, enjoy numerous art experiences and listen to the sounds of jazz. Estes Park's free annual Jazz Fest/Art Walk weekend kicks off the season in style! What better way to open the summer season in Estes Park than with jazz playing amid the beautiful rock backdrop of Performance Park outdoor amphitheater?
For two days the mountains are alive with the sounds of great jazz, extraordinary art and family activities. The Estes Park Jazz fest has become one of Colorado's premier Jazz Festivals, noted for its commitment to excellence in Jazz. Presenting the finest national and regional Jazz artists, the festival features stellar line-ups of performers, representing the music from New Orleans roots to its thriving and diverse present, and venturing into the music's vibrant future.
At the 26th annual Estes Park Jazz Festival, enjoy music from seven Jazz bands & musicians over two days. Sip on the fine wine of local Colorado wine selections in the wine garden. Enjoy tastings from Estes Park's Snowy Peaks Winery along with Turquoise Mesa Winery, Hunter's Moon Meadery and Branch Out Cider. Jazz Fest guests will also enjoy exploring unique art experiences from art vendors, live painting at Bond Park and art galleries throughout the village.
Find art and music workshops for kids in Bond Park from 12-3pm each day (only $5 per child)! Kids have the opportunity to join in on the music with their handmade instruments, including plastic egg shakers, jingling tambourines and even French horns! Local volunteers will be assisting in wire wrapping jewelry, face painting and tile painting. Kids are encouraged to show off their artistic side with sidewalk chalk or on the graffiti wall.
Festival line-up coming soon! Performance Park Amphitheatre: 417 West Elkhorn Ave.
Windows to the West Fine Art Show & Sale
Friday - Sunday, June 3rd - 5th
Begin the weekend with the Windows to the West Fine Art Show's Artist and Buyers Gala on Friday night at the Estes Park Event Center. Browse the 200 pieces of fine art by almost 50 critically-acclaimed artists from across the country. All pieces will feature western-themed scenes and subjects, from cowboys and horses to daily life on the frontier. Attendees to the evening show will be treated with drinks and hors d'oevures, the opportunity to meet the artists, and the first chance of securing these one-of-a-kind pieces of art. Tickets to the 2016 Gala are $50 each and can be purchased online here.
Any artwork not sold on Friday night will be for sale over the weekend, and will all be on display for the public to enjoy at the Estes Park Event Center. Additional western merchandise on display and for sale will include a variety of mediums from metal and glass to leather and fiber. Peruse and purchase artwork, jewelry, handmade tack, furniture, decor and more! Entrance to the show is $5.00 and tickets are available at the door.
Windows to the West Schedule of Events:
Friday, June 3, 5pm: Patrons Pre-show
Friday, June 3, 6pm: Artist & Buyers Gala
Saturday, June 4, 10am - 5pm: Open to the Public
Sunday, June 5, 10am - 4pm: Open to the Public