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June 2023 Events in Estes Park

Here's a list of the best events in Estes Park in June! Check back for updates and additional details.

You can't hike the entire time you're in town, although no one here will blame you for trying. Instead, fill out your trip with local events that will give you a taste of the sights, sounds and flavors of this vibrant little mountain town.
 

First Friday Art Groove

June 2

Take a free tour of local art galleries! Various locations will be serving food & refreshments and hosting artist meet & greets, demonstrations, show opening and live music. Ride the free Estes Park Trolley to keep you warm between galleries. Addresses and hours vary; EstesArtsDistrict.org/First-Friday
 

Wool Market at the Estes Park Events Complex

Workshops June 8 & 9

Market Open to Public June 10 & 11

The mission of the Estes Park Wool Market is to bring together natural animal fiber producers, educators, retailers and consumers for the benefit of the industry. Find all info and register for the workshops here. 1125 Rooftop Way; (970) 586-6104; EstesParkEventsComplex.com
 

Estes Park Marathon & Half Marathon + Longs Peak 5 Miler

June 17 & 18

The Estes Park Marathon and Half Marathon are Colorado's favorite races! Recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 7 scenic courses in the USA. Bring the entire family to Estes Park for a full weekend of running and play in the spectacular mountains! Experience the cool mountain air, bold views of surrounding snow packed peaks as you descend to the Estes Park valley, pass through open meadows, and run along the lakeshore to the finish line at the track and field. EPMarathon.org

Saturday, June 17

  • Longs Peak 5 Miler - 8 a.m. start from the north end of High School practice field next to the Lake Estes Trail and finish at the Track and Field
  • Kids, Kids, Kids: Bike, Run Fun! - 9:30 a.m to Noon at the Bobcat High School Track & Field

Sunday, June 18

  • Estes Park Marathon - 5-5:30 a.m. start from The Dao House
  • Estes Park Half Marathon - 5:30 -7:30 a.m. start from The Dao House

 

Friends of Folk Festival at Performance Park

June 20

Friends of Folk Festival is organized by the Estes Arts District and takes place in Performance Park. 435 W Elkhorn Ave; EstesArtsDistrict.org
 

Melissa Etheridge Live at The Stanley Hotel

June 23-24

Experience the Grammy® legend, Melissa Etheridge, live at the Historic Stanley Hotel June 23-24, 2023. Melissa Eheridge has been rocking the American music scene for over three decades, and her latest album, One Way Out, proves that she is still at the top of her game. Book a two-night stay at The Stanley Hotel, and get an exclusive Buy One, Get One Free ticket offer. Call 970-577-4000 to make your reservation. 333 E. Wonderview Ave.; StanleyHotel.com

 

Recurring Events:


Estes Valley Farmers Market

Weekly on Thursdays

Check out the Estes Valley Farmers Market every Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. On Farmers Market days, the Visitor Center parking lot will be closed to all vehicles except transit buses, those with valid ADA credentials and those looking to quickly drop off or pick up market products. Farmers Market patrons must park in the parking structure at 691 N Saint Vrain Ave. Market location: 500 Big Thompson Ave; Facebook.com/EstesValleyFarmersMarket
 

Historic Fall River Hydroplant Tours

Weekly, Wednesday through Saturday

The Historic Fall River Hydroplant plant was constructed in 1909 to produce electricity for the Stanley Hotel and surrounding areas. Later, F.O. Stanley sold the plant to the Public Service Company of Colorado. In 1945, the Town of Estes Park purchased and maintained the Hydroplant until it was severely damaged in 1982 by the Lawn Lake Flood. Operating as an interpretive site since 2002, the Hydroplant will be open Wednesday – Saturday, 1-4 p.m., May 31 through September 2, 2023. Guided tours of the Hydroplant will be given at 1, 2 and 3 p.m., no reservations are required and admission is free. 1754 Fish Hatchery Rd, Estes Park, CO 80517; (970) 586-6256; EstesPark.Colorado.Gov/Museum
 

Live Music at The Bull Pin

See website for dates

Bowl on into The Bull Pin for live music, games, food & drinks and a good time! 555 S Saint Vrain Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517; (970) 591-7771; estesparkbowl.com
 

Open Mic Night at Avant Garde Aleworks

Avant Garde

Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday

Calling all musicians, poets and performers! Come grab a beer before you take the stage and enjoy a night of live music in the taproom, hosted by local musician, Chris Theunissen. 920 Dunraven St, Estes Park, CO 80517; (970) 591-2700; avantgardealeworks.com
 

Latino Night at La Cabaña Mexican Bar & Grill 

Weekly on Saturdays

Join La Cabaña Mexican Bar & Grill every Saturday from 5-9 p.m. for dinner and a dance party. Dance to the tunes of bachata and reggaeton by Sonido Cali. 165 Virginia Dr., Estes Park, CO, 80517; lacabanabarandgrill.com
 

Live Magic at The Stanley

Most nights; Visit website for details

Hidden beneath The Post Restaurant, upon the historic Stanley Hotel grounds, there is a secret subterranean theatre, where the greatest magicians in the world perform. Master Magician Aiden Sinclair, from the hit series America's Got Talent and Penn and Teller's Fool Us, has invited only the finest prestidigitators to appear in this enchanting new venue. Join them for an unforgettable and immersive experience that will inspire your imagination and kindle the wonder in your soul. 333 E. Wonderview Ave., Estes Park, CO, 80517; 970-290-2361; aidensinclairsunderground.com
 

Live Music at Twin Owls Steakhouse

Tahara Property

Every Wednesday - Saturday

Enjoy live music every Wednesday - Saturday at the Twin Owls Steakhouse. Wednesdays starting at 6:30pm, listen to local bluegrass. Thursday - Saturday starting at 5:30pm, stop in for James Davis Spanish & Classical Guitar. For dining guests only, some exceptions apply. Call (970) 586-9344 to make a reservation. 3110 S. Saint Vrain Ave., Estes Park, CO 80517; (970) 586-9344; Taharaa.com/Twin-Owls-Steakhouse
 

Karaoke night at the American Legion Post 119

Weekly on Saturdays

Karaoke with Dee starting at 6 p.m. to close. 850 N St Vrain Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517; (970) 586-6118; esteslegion.org
 

Bingo Night at the American Legion Post 119

Weekly on Sundays

Bingo nights return to Circle 119. It's great family fun with cash prizes! Every Sunday at 6 p.m. 850 N St Vrain Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517; (970) 586-6118; esteslegion.org
 

Teacher Appreciation Day at Avant Garde Aleworks

avant garde

Weekly on Fridays

Estes Park teachers and educators are welcome to join in the taproom for 20% off all draft beers and hard seltzers every Friday! 920 Dunraven St, Estes Park, CO 80517; (970) 591 2700; avantgardealeworks.com
 

Weekly Classes at Inspired Artisan Market & Studio

Wednesdays - Sundays

From DIY Tie Dye Shirts and Fused Glass Necklaces to Felted Hummingbirds and Acrylic Pour Painting, Inspired Artisan Market & Studio offers no shortage of unique experiences for all ages. See their website for details.138 Moraine Ave., Estes Park, CO 80517; (970) 685-8818; inspiredartexperiences.com
 

Live Music at The Rock Inn Mountain Tavern 

Every week, rotating musicians

Originally a sandwich shop at the entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park and then evolved into a dance hall, The Rock Inn now boasts weekly live music paired with an ever-evolving food menu & full bar. 1675 State Highway 66, Estes Park, CO 80517; (970) 214 2953; rockinnestes.com
 

Check out our full list of events and book your next trip to Estes Park.
 

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