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First Friday! Art Groove

  • Estes Park, CO 80517
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  • Presented By: Estes Arts District
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday
  • Location: Various Locations
  • Address: Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Time: 5-8 p.m.
  • 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 ShowCurrent Show - "Colorful Art for Your Walls or to Wear," jewelry by Alice League and paintings by Diana Wade. Entertainment provided by Going for Baroque.  Wine and light refreshments will be served.
FF! 5-7pm


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

We're all dressed up in holiday cheer! You can get your holiday shopping done on FIRST FRIDAY! We Love art and we love to share it with you. Pottery, glass, wood, wall sculptures and jewelry are all ready to be explored.​
Live music with Chris Theunissen. FF! 5-8pm


6- Aspen and Evergreen Gallery - 356 E. Elkhorn Ave - 970-586-4355
Winter Wonderland! Join us from 5:00-7:00pm to check out our theme wall – Winter Wonderland – created by some of our 95 local artists. While here, sip on wine and cocktails, enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, connect with local community members and artists, and interact with Jenifer Cline, plein air artist, all while listening to local musician Jackson Maloney! Plus enter a free raffle for a handmade piece of art!
FF! 5 - 7pm


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

Photography by Erik Stensland
Check out this charming little gallery and pick up the latest book from Erik, Wild Light, 2nd Edition.
Gallery Hours 10pm - 5pm


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.
Live Holiday Jazz with Max Wagner and Stu McAskie
FF! 5 - 8pm


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

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

- Snowy Peaks Winery-292 Moraine Ave -   Artwork by artist members of the Art Center of Estes Park.  FF! Live music 4:00-6:00 by Nick Molle in the tasting room - call to reserve a table. 970-586-2099

- Rock Cut Brewery-390 W Riverside Dr - landscape photography by Julian Garrett of Mountain Vibes Media. FF! 12-7 Food Truck Mangia Mangia Pizzeria

- Avant Garde Aleworks-920 Dunraven St -   Teacher appreciation day.
FF! 12pm - 9pm

- Elkins Tasting Room-137 E Elkhorn Ave

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