Celebrate the spirit of the Rocky Mountain West during the Labor Day Wild West Weekend! The village of Estes Park has a weekend line-up full of western fun! Enjoy the thrill of the Senior Pro Rodeo, the sweet sounds of John Denver, delicious chuck wagon grub and an arts & crafts show in the heart of downtown Estes Park!
Senior Pro Rodeo:
Saturday & Sunday, August 30 - 31
Colorado Senior Pro Charity Rodeo will be feature, Steer Wrestling, Roping, Bronc Riding, and Bull Riding. There will be stick horse races for the kids and mutton bustin'. Cost of admission is $15 for adults, kids $5.
Rocky Mountain Chuck Wagon Cook-Off:
Saturday, August 30, 6 pm
A unique western culinary experience, where you can watch as several wagons serve up traditional chuck wagon meals including, four food categories: meat, biscuits, corn and dessert. These dinners will be cooked up on-site to be judged for a "people's choice" winner! Come visit with the cooks throughout the day and check out their wagons as they are cooking up a delicious chuck wagon dinners being served up at 6pm! $20 (adults) & $10 (children) admission includes a plate with menu items such as beef stew, corn, biscuits and dessert. Matt Skinner will be playing great western music starting at 6pm and hop into the western photo booth to capture memories with western props and accessories! Head on' down to the Rocky Mountain Chuck Wagon Cook-Off, located under the porch of the Fairground's Pavilion building.
John Denver Tribute Concert:
Saturday, August 30, 7 pm
An Estes Park favorite and nationally-known musician, Brad Fitch honors the legacy of John Denver during the 11th Annual John Denver Tribute Concert, held at the Estes Park Events Complex at the Fairgrounds. A look-a-like to say the least, Brad Fitch provides fans a true John Denver 'Rocky Mountain High' evening of live music. Tickets sell fast, purchase your tickets and make your lodging reservations today!
Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show:
Saturday - Monday, Aug 30 - Sept 1
More than 100 booths feature a variety of hand-crafted goods during the Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show. The show includes paintings and drawings, jewelry, metal work, clothing and tapestry bags, gourmet pantry items, home decor, western art & decor, wood carvings, doll clothes and toys, pottery, glass and more.
It's a weekend that promises plenty of rip-roaring fun for buckaroos of all ages! Find your perfect place to kick-up your boots at the end of the night, make your weekend lodging reservations in Estes Park today!