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November 2021 Events in Estes Park

Here's a complete list of the best events in Estes Park this November.

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. Spoiler alert: Catch the Glow is back and better than ever this year! Check out what is going on in November.


Get your Groove on: First Friday! Art Groove

November 5

Explore Estes Park's local art galleries while also exploring our local craft beverage options. Behold beautiful artwork and discover the many talented artists in our little mountain town. Grab a friend and enjoy. Participating galleries are subject to change. More info here.


Combined Art Show with Father/Daughter Duo

November 1-8

Sandy Fritz followed her father Bill’s footsteps in becoming a talented artist. Now, Estes Park locals Bill and Sandy Fritz are having a combined show at the Art Center of Estes Park. Oil and acrylic paintings along with collaborations between the two are on display. More info here.


BRUCEFEST! Thrilling Horror film experience at the Stanley Hotel

November 12, 13, 14

Horror film fanatics do not want to miss this. Bruce Campbell, of Evil Dead fame, brings to Estes Park a multi-night horror film festival. The three day event showcases screenings of Evil Dead with Bruce Campbell himself as he delivers live commentary and answers fan questions. The frightening weekend also includes horror film exhibits, photo-ops, scavenger hunts, competitions, prizes and even a murder-mystery dinner with Bruce. More info can be found here. More info here.

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The Enchanting “Catch the Glow” Parade Returns to Elkhorn Ave

November 26

This annual event cruises back to main street this year as upwards of 40 custom floats, marching bands and special vehicles make their way down Elkhorn Ave in the Heart of Estes Park. Old Saint Nick himself will even be making an appearance and will be bringing generous amounts of joy and excitement to all. Mark your calendars now for the day after Thanksgiving! More info here.

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Sommelier for a Day - Holiday Wine Festival 

November 27-28

What’s your favorite? Merlot? Syrah? Pinot Grigio? Riesling? With over 100 wines available for tasting, The Estes Park Holiday Wine Festival has you covered as local and regional wineries converge in Estes Park for the inaugural festival. Admission gets you a souvenir wine glass, wine tote and unlimited tastings. More info here.



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Create a Unique Hydro-Dipped Tumbler at Inspired Artisan Market & Studio

Weekly on Saturdays

Choose your favorite colors and experience the new, fun art medium of Hydro Dipping. Once finished, you will have a unique drink tumbler that you created - ready to keep your coffee warm this fall season in the mountains.


Scream BINGO! at the American Legion

Weekly on Sunday

Bring the whole family and test your luck in this classic game of chance here in Estes Park. Food and drinks are available.


Weekly Pub Trivia in Estes Park at the American Legion

Weekly on Tuesday 

Strap on that thinking cap, get creative with a team name and compete against others while enjoying food and drinks at the American Legion. 


Live Music @ the Twin Owl Steakhouse 

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6-9pm.

Delight in a fine glass of wine paired with your favorite meal as soothing live music creates a relaxing atmosphere.


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

This article was written for Visit Estes Park by local photographer, Chris Layton.