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  • Estes Park, CO 80517
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  • Presented By: Estes Arts District
  • Dates: November 4, 2022 - January 6, 2023
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday
  • Location: Various Locations
  • Address: Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Price: Free
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The Estes Arts District presents the FIRST FRIDAY! Art Groove.  Come out and do the tour. Come see what new in the local art world. Daily hours may vary.


1- The Studio Fine Art & Framing - 343 S St Vrain Ave - 
~If you haven't had a chance... Across the street, check out the Estes Arts District Community Mural in progress on the back wall of Napa Auto Parts just south of The Studio at 351 S St Vrain Ave.


2- The Art Center of Estes Park - 517 Big Thompson Ave - 970-586-5882

Current Show - "Blaze of Color," oil, pastel, and watercolor paintings by featured artist Pat Sebern. Come see her beautiful Colorado artwork, as well as the work of our 40 member artists! This is the Final weekend for Blaze of Color.  FF! 5-7pm 


5- Earthwood Artisans - 360 E. Elkhorn Ave - 970-586-2151

It's a perfect time to explore the gallery and the abundance of beautiful artwork. You're sure to find something to love. Complimentary wine and light snacks served.  ​FF! 5 - 7 pm


6- Aspen and Evergreen Gallery - 356 E. Elkhorn Ave - 970-586-4355

Current Exhibit: Let It Snow! Embrace the beauty of the coming season with our new themed display centered around all things white and winter! Come see our handmade art from over 75 local artists. From 5:00-7:30pm Laura McElfresh, mixed media painter, will be engaging in an artist demo. Plus, we will have live classic rock music with local musician Craig Nelsen, Snowy Peaks wine and hors d'oeuvres, and a free-entry raffle for a special themed prize!  ​FF! 5:00 - 7:30pm - Live Music


7- Images of RMNP - 203 Park Lane - 970-586-4352

Featuring Photographer Erik Stensland. Stop in an see this charming little gallery and purchase a copy of Erik's new book.  Gallery Hours 10am - 5pm M -St, Closed Sn


10- Earthwood Collections - 141 E. Elkhorn Ave - 970-577-8100

Meet Colorado-based Brooke Connor the Earthwood Collections.  Brooke paints using copic (looks like watercolor) markers to create wonderfully colorful animals images. Stop in and experience her newest works during the show. 
FF! 5pm - 7pm Live Jazz Music with Max (Sax) & Stu McAskie (Piano)


11- Inspired -Artisan Market & Studio - 138 Moraine Avenue 970-685-8818

(Just east of Park Theatre entrance) Support Colorado Artists! It's tie-Die FRIDAY!

11am - 5pm Sn-M, 10am - 6pm W-St, Closed T


12 - Rocky Mountain Majesty - 215 W Elkhorn Ave - 303-916-8510

Discover a majestic display of gourmet Colorado foods and gifts. Taste test some wild sauces and snack on some gourmet treats while you enjoy local artwork from Jason Van Tat, Richard Erbe & Danny Johnson. Gallery Hours 10am - 5pm Sn - Th, 10am - 7pm F – St

FF! Stop in for a Drop –
Enjoy a true taste of Colorado along the FIRST FRIDAY! Art Groove route. Daily hours may vary.

- Rock Cut Brewery-390 W Riverside Dr -   Zac Bunch photography & Food Truck-Mangia Mangia, Try the Featured Flight

- Snowy Peaks Winery-292 Moraine Ave -   Artwork by artist members of the Art Center of Estes Park.
 Currently featuring limited edition Plein Air Wines in support of Estes Valley Plein Air. 
 FF! Live music 4:00-6:00 with John McKay - call to reserve a table. 970-586-2099

- Elkins Tasting Room-137 E Elkhorn

- Lumpy Ridge Brewery-531 S St Vrain Ave -    Local Art Displayed

- Avant Garde Aleworks-920 Dunraven St -   New beer release is our West Coast IPA