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March 2023 Events in Estes Park

Here's a list of the best events in Estes Park in March! 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.

You Need Pie Dine Around

Thursday Night Dine-Around

Weekly on Thursdays

Dine out at dozens of Estes Park restaurants every Thursday in March! Enjoy a $6 tasting plate from 4:30-7:30pm with a different menu each week. For a list of restaurants and weekly menu offerings, click here.

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 3

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 Warmup Dog

Whiskey Warm Up

March 4

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.

Pints for Pints Blood Drive at The Barrel

March 13

All donors will receive a voucher for a free beverage of their choosing equal to or less than $7. All donors will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies. Learn more and find the link to register here.

Frozen Dead Guy Days

March 17-19

Frozen Dead Guy Days is coming to Estes Park! Stay tuned for more information on music, events and more. Tickets will be available in January. Check back here for updates.


Recurring Events:

Taproom Trivia at Avant Garde Aleworks

Avant Garde

Every 2nd & 4th Thursdays

Gather your friends and test your wits against other teams. Categories change every week, and every night ends with a Name That Song round! Free to play and winners get free beer! Round 1 kicks off at 6pm, so be sure to stake out a table for your team early before the taproom fills up. 920 Dunraven St, Estes Park, CO 80517; (970) 591-2700;

Open Mic Night at Avant Garde Aleworks

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;

Live Music at Snowy Peaks Winery

Weekly on Fridays

Stop by Snowy Peaks Winery's Tasting Room for live music every Friday from 4-6pm. For a list of upcoming events and artists, click here. Reservations are highly recommended. 292 Moraine Ave., Estes Park, CO 80517; (970) 586-2099;

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. 165 Virginia Dr., Estes Park, CO, 80517;

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;

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;

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;

Boozy Bingo at The Barrel

Weekly on Wednesdays

5 Rounds of Bingo - Trivia - Drink Specials - Awesome Brewery Swag Prizes - and So Much More! 251 Moraine Ave., Estes Park, CO 80517; (970) 616-2090;

Geeks Who Drink Trivia at The Post Chicken and Beer

Post Chicken

Weekly on Thursday

Geeks who drink brings the nation's best live hosted pub quiz every Thursday at 7 p.m. Cozy up with us every Thursday for specially priced bar bites and drinks only at The Post. 333-D E. Wonderview Ave, Estes Park, CO, 80517; (970) 287 5001;

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;

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;

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;

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;

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

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