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Summer Events in Estes Park

Visiting Estes Park in the summer will leave you speechless, and our exciting lineup of events has something for everyone! Fill your days with everything from music festivals and markets to races and rodeos!

For a full list of events, head to our events calendar. And keep scrolling for exclusive specials from local businesses!

Wool Market

June 8-11, 2023

Family events don't get much better than this - hands-on activities; fuzzy, approachable animals; entertaining performances; and shopping for mom and dad.

Estes Park Marathon & Half Marathon

June 17-18, 2023

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. Register at

Friends of Folk Festival

June 20, 2023

Organized by the Estes Arts District, Friends of Folk is a free music festival celebrating music and community. Be sure to bring chairs or blankets to sit and watch the entertainment.

Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

June 23-25, 2023

The Midsummer Festival is a Scandinavian tradition that celebrates the summer solstice. Public parking, free admission, family friendly!

Rooftop Rodeo

July 5-10, 2023

Non-stop, rip-roarin' cowboy action awaits at Estes Park's annual Rooftop Rodeo!

SnowyGrass Music Festival

July 14-16, 2023

The 8th Annual SnowyGrass Music Festival, presented by Upstream Concerts, will be held July 14-16, 2023 at Stanley Park.

Rocky Mountain Half Marathon & 5K

July 28-29, 2023

This is a challenging but scenic run just outside Rocky Mountain National Park. It starts and ends by the lake at the fairgrounds in historic Estes Park, Colorado, which means it has some killer mountain views!

Estes Park Wine Festival

August 12-13, 2023

Attend the 8th Annual Estes Park Wine Festival featuring live music, retail vendors, artisans and food vendors.

Labor Day Arts & Crafts Festival

September 2-4, 2023

The Labor Day Arts & Crafts Festival will fill Bond Park with over 100 booths featuring a variety of hand-crafted goods for sale, include paintings and drawings, jewelry, metal work, clothing, pottery, glass and more.


Summer Deals & Discounts

As you fill your days with music festivals, markets, races and rodeos, see how our local businesses are celebrating beyond our summer events!

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

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