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March 2024 Events in Estes Park

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

Ranger-led Snowshoe Walks

Weekly from January-March

Join a ranger-led snowshoe walk to explore Rocky Mountain National Park during winter! First, a ranger will demonstrate how to put on snowshoes and move safely on the snow. Once basic techniques are covered, the group will head out into the snow and the adventure begins! Snowshoe walks travel through hilly, uneven, snow-covered meadows or mixed conifer forests within Rocky Mountain National Park and are offered on both the east and west sides of the park. Reservations are required. Check the website for contact information and additional details.

First Friday Art Groove

March 1

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. Check it out.

Whiskey Warm Up

Whiskey Warmup Dog

March 2

Celebrate our homegrown whiskey distilleries at Whiskey Warm Up 2023! Sip and sample the finest selections of Colorado whiskeys, listen to live music, peruse vendor booths and delight in whiskey-paired treats. Learn more here.

Frozen Dead Guy Days

March 14-17

A Rocky Mountain favorite for over two decades, Frozen Dead Guy Days is BACK in Estes Park on St. Patrick's Day weekend with even more chills and thrills! Picture this: live music and entertainment heating up the Estes Park Events Complex and The Stanley Hotel, with satellite events sprinkled all over town. And here's the icy cherry on top – the grand opening of the International Cryonics Museum, the cool new home of the festival's muse, Grandpa Bredo Morstøl. Check out all the fun happenings throughout the weekend, also included in this list of events!

Zombie Bar Crawl

March 14

Kick off Frozen Dead Guy Days weekend with a Zombie Bar Crawl at various locations in Estes Park!

Slushee Season Opener

March 14

What better time to kick off slushee season than during Frozen Dead Guy Days!? Find two new slushees in the Avant Garde Aleworks taproom on Thursday, March 14, their flagship Frosé and a zombie-themed Brain Freeze slushee.

Tattoo Popup

March 15

Stop by Avant Garde Aleworks for a beer and a tattoo on Friday, March 15 from 12-8p.m. Space Coyote Tattoo will be on-site with a selection of flash tattoos for you to choose from. Tattoo time slots are first come, first served.

Dead Leprechaun St. Paddy Party

March 16

Join The Bull Pin for Irish spirits, food & music! Enjoy specialty cocktails and mocktails, over 20 tap beers, and food and beverage specials all weekend long.

Psychic Readings & Distracted Raven Shopping

March 15-17

Check out the Historic Park Theatre for your very own Psychic Reading by Rebekah Blackburn - Psychic Medium. Readings are first come first serve and start at $25 for approximately 10 minutes.

St. Paddy's Day Beer Mile(ish)

March 17

Join Avant Garde Aleworks and Lumpy Ridge Brewing Company for the third annual St. Paddy’s Day Beer Mile(ish)! Run, walk and party your way from one location to the next and back. Don't forget to wear your most festive St. Patrick’s Day fit!


Frozen Dead Guy Days Polar Plunge

March 17

The Frozen Dead Guy Days Polar Plunge is back! This signature festival event is now 100% benefiting the Estes Nonprofit Network, so grab your teams, costumes, and snorkels and plunge for a great cause. $10 per Polar Plunge jumper if purchased in advance; Day of registrations available at Coffee on the Rocks from 10:30-11:30 a.m. for $15. Viewing (and cheering!) is free.

Bands & Bloodys Brunch

March 17

Close out the frigidly fun weekend with live music and themed brunch menus at restaurants around town. View a list of participating locations here.


Recurring Events:

Saturday Cafe at Seed & Sage Studio

Weekly on Saturdays

Stop into Seed & Sage Studio every Saturday from 10am - 12pm for a Vienna Coffee House Culture-inspired gathering. Treat yourself to some calm and inspiration on Saturday mornings in this communal space that exists beyond work and home. Free handmade caffeinated or decaffeinated beverages available, and some books and games will be about.

Bingo at Rock Cut Brewing

Weekly on Sundays

Join Rock Cut Brewing every Sunday from 6-8pm for Bingo! All ages welcome. Free admission.

Trivia at Rock Cut Brewing

Weekly on Tuesdays

Join Rock Cut Brewing every Tuesday for Trivia from 7-9pm! Unique and challenging questions and categories. Often includes picture rounds and audio rounds! Free admission.

Winter Indoor Cornhole Nights

Weekly on Tuesdays

How it works: Each team will play 1 Best of Three series against 2 teams. Score to win is “Firm 21” with a “Bust to 17." All final scores for both teams must be recorded for tie break purposes. Every Tuesday from 6-9pm at The Barrel.

Open Mic Night at Avant Garde Aleworks

Avant Garde

Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday

Calling all musicians, poets and performers - and spectators! Grab a beer and enjoy a night of live music in the Avant Garde Aleworks taproom.

Latino Night at La Cabaña Mexican Bar & Grill 

Weekly on Saturdays

Join La Cabaña Mexican Bar & Grill every Saturday from 6 p.m.  to 10 p.m. for dinner and a dance party. Dance to the tunes of bachata and reggaeton by Sonido Cali.

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.

Live Music at Twin Owls Steakhouse

Tahara Property

Every Wednesday - Saturday

Enjoy live music every Wednesday - Saturday at the Twin Owls SteakhouseWednesdays 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.

Boozy Bingo at The Barrel

Weekly on Wednesdays

5 Rounds of Bingo - Trivia - Drink Specials - Awesome Brewery Swag Prizes - and So Much More at The Barrel!

Bingo Night at the American Legion Post 119

Weekly on Tuesdays

Enjoy a family-friendly bingo night at the American Legion, and play for cash prizes! Every Tuesday at 6 p.m.

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.

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.

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