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New Year's in Estes Park

Ring in the new year among the Rockies! Whether you're celebrating the end of 2022 or welcoming in 2023, Estes Park is the place to be this New Year's. 
 

This list is not all-inclusive and will be updated as more information becomes available.
 

You'll also find holiday meals and other offerings on our Holidays page.
 

Last updated: 12/20/22

New Year's Eve Happenings


New Year's Brews at Avant Garde Aleworks

Avant Garde Aleworks is open New Year's Eve. Warm up with a pint of their Winter Strong Ale in the taproom! This dark beer has notes of chocolate and toasted bread crust paired with fruity notes of cherry and plum. See website for more information. 
 

Prom Night at The Barrel

Dancing, fashion, prom king & queen, champagne, prom photos and so much more! 6-person table tickets include a bottle of champagne, 3 hors d'oeuvres, party favors and champagne toast. Find out more here.
 

New Year's Eve Pairing Dinner at Bird & Jim

Enjoy a 4-course prix fixe menu with optional wine pairings available. Reservations are recommended. View the menu and book a table here.
 

New Year's Eve at The Post

Staying in? Bring The Post to your NYE party! Throw down with the Big Love Party Pack with 50 pieces of our crispy, juicy, gluten-free fried chicken or takeout for two. Grab a few crowlers and it's an easy path to party. Going out? Swing by The Post for El Corn Steamed Mussels, Braised Bone in Pork Shank and more! Make a reservation here.
 

Geoff Clark's New Year's RockInn' Eve Acoustic

Join The Rock Inn Mountain Tavern for a New Year's Eve celebration featuring guitarist and songwriter, Geoff Clark! Learn more.
 

20th Annual Crystal Ball at The Stanley

The Stanley Hotel cordially invites you to celebrate the new year at their 20th Annual Crystal Ball! Join them Saturday, December 31 for a night of food, drink, live music and celebration as we ring in 2023. Buy Tickets Here.
 

New Year's Eve Dinner at Twin Owls Steakhouse

Twin Owls Steakhouse is hosting New Year's Eve dinner from 4-9pm. Enjoy New Year's menu specials - Dry Aged Ribeye, Wagyu Filet Mignon, Pan Seared Halibut and more - only available December 30 & 31. Reservations are required and space is limited. 3110 S. Saint Vrain Avenue, Estes Park, CO, 80517; (970) 586-9344; Taharaa.com
 

New Year's Eve Family Dance at YMCA of the Rockies

Get ready to twist and shout into the new year with the YMCA! Join them on December 31 from 8pm-10pm at the Estes Park Center in the Longhouse Building. Dance to family-friendly music, enjoy NYE crafts, a ball drop (10pm MT) and snacks and drinks. This is free to guests who are staying in lodging at YMCA of the Rockies. If visitors want to participate, a day pass must be purchased. Click here for details.
 

Drive-Through Lighted Village at YMCA of the Rockies

Take an evening tour of the YMCA's decorated cabins from the warmth of your own car. The Flower Circle area of YMCA of the Rockies is adorned with hundreds of festive lights for a fun drive-through experience. Put your favorite holiday music on the car radio and enjoy the drive! This is free to guests who are staying in lodging at YMCA of the Rockies. If visitors want to participate, a day pass must be purchased. Click here for details.

 

New Year's Day Happenings


New Year's Brews at Avant Garde Aleworks

Avant Garde Aleworks is open New Year's Day. Warm up with a pint of their Winter Strong Ale in the taproom! This dark beer has notes of chocolate and toasted bread crust paired with fruity notes of cherry and plum. See website for more information.
 

New Year's Day at The Barrel

Party a little too hard on New Year's Eve? Never fear, The Barrel has what you need! Special Bloody Mary & Mimosa bar + Food truck! See website for details.
 

Lucky New Year's Day Brunch at The Post

Say hello to 2023 at The Post! Good Luck Platter: low and slow pulled pork, black eye peas, collards, texas toast and eggs over easy. Post Beer Flights 1/2 price. Bottomless Mimosas & Bloody Marys. Make a reservation here.