• Various Locations
  • February 1, 2019 - December 6, 2019
  • Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday
  • Location: Various Locations, CO
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Price: Free

The Estes Arts District’s Presents the FIRST FRIDAY! Art Groove & Drop Stops

Join us on Friday, February 1st starting at 5pm to enjoy gallery socials thru the village.

Wintertime is the perfect time to explore your local galleries. There will be live music, tasty treats plus artists to chat with at the participating galleries. Bring a friend or come and meet some new friends and perhaps find a delightful piece of art to take home with you. Ride the Free Estes Park trolley from 5-8pm to help keep warm between stops.

Collect gallery marks on the Groovy Gallery Travel Card for a chance to win a $50 gift card for the Bird & Jim Restaurant.


1. Get a Groovy Gallery travel card

2. Get a minimum of 4 different gallery signatures

3. Add your contact information

4. Turn in your signed travel card 

5. Done!

More event details at

FEBRUARY 1st - Participating Galleries

The Studio Fine Art & Framing - 541 Big Thompson Ave - (behind Theater/Stanley Village)

FIRST FRIDAY! Art Groove- with a celebration of local artists; as well as exciting new work from Greg Miles.  Come on out for great music, spectacular smoked salmon, some delicious people. 5pm to 8pm

The Art Center of Estes Park - 517 Big Thompson Ave                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 New Artist Show & Exhibit - This year we are celebrating seven artists who joined the Art Center in 2018. Russ Anson, Carole Barton, Bruce Boynton, Laura Davis, Barb Richards, Pat Sebern, and John Shelton. Also on display is the work of the remaining Art Center artist members. Media represented include ceramics, charcoal, fiber, glass, gourds, graphite, jewelry, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, photo collage, printmaking, pyrography, and scratchboard.  5pm - 8pm

Earthwood Artisans - 360 E. Elkhorn Ave                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Join the party. The Sparkle is on display at Earthwood Artisans. We are currently showing works from over 20 American Jewelry designers. Find that perfect piece that will truly add joy to your sweety's life. Tasty snacks and beverages will be provided during this town wide FIRST FRIDAY! Art Groove event.  5pm - 7pm

Aspen and Evergreen Gallery - 356 E. Elkhorn Ave. 
There will be wine, appetizers, and local artists.  We will also be launching our Chocolove promotion.  This valentine’s give the gift of local art and get a gift of local chocolate. 5pm - 7pm

Earthwood Collections - 141 E. Elkhorn Ave                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Annual Art Exhibit & Sale plus Live Jazz concert with Max Wagner (Sax) and Stu MacAskie (piano) Sample tasty snacks and refreshments while enjoying music and beautiful artwork. Complimentary food and refreshments will be served through the evening. You never know what you might see during this Fun town-wide art event.  5pm - 8pm

Stop in for a Drop!
The Trolley with be stopping along the way so you can enjoy a libation at our local Craft Beverage Establishments. Come out and see beautiful artwork and enjoy a true taste of Colorado.

>Rock Cut Brewery - Groovy Specials plus a twelve tap selection.

>Snowy Peaks Winery - Tasting Flights with award winning Colorado Wines

>Elkins Distillery - Corn Whisky, Colorado style or try it Apple Spiced

>Lumpy Ridge Brewery –Hoppy-ness in a happening place, live music 4:30 to 7:30pm with Geoff Clark & Art on display by Wade Johnston

Come out and see beautiful artwork plus enjoy a true taste of Colorado.

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  • Various Locations
  • Free
  • Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday