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4th Annual Estes Park Winter Festival

Martin Luther King Weekend, January 18 – 21, 2013

For those that have been with us from the beginning, you have seen us grow from hosting 1,000 people in year one to over 7,000 last year.  This event is quickly becoming a popular festival not only in Colorado, but surrounding states.  

We will return to last year’s venue at the Fairgrounds at Stanley Park in the indoor heated pavilion.


TICKETS for Sat. & Sun. available at the gate or online (Click here).

Age 0-3 years: Free

Age 4-9 years: $5 Admission (Includes ALL activities except pony rides. Pony rides are $5.00)

Age 10 - Adult: $10 Admission (Includes ALL activities except pony rides. Pony rides are $5.00)

Age 21 and up:  All you can taste beer & wine.  Additional $30 includes beer/wine tasting from a commemorative tasting glass.

Pony rides $5   Must pay Festival Entry.

Estes Park Winter Festival presents beer & wine tasting,
chili & mac 'n cheese cook-off, cheese tasting,
live music featuring Coyote Grace,
and unique fun for all ages!
 

  JOIN US IN THE INDOOR HEATED PAVILION FOR:

 FRIDAY

FREE  Ceilidh Barn Dance from 7 pm - 12 am
(Live music, caller, professional Irish dancers, sword dance, cash bar and free s'mores!) 

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Micro-brews and Wine tastings from Colorado!

A Chili Cook-Off, plus a Mac n’ Cheese Showdown!

Face Painting & Balloon Twisting Artists! 

Artisans displaying and selling their art, jewelry and so much more!

Top it off with live music, featuring Coyote Grace and some of the area's best bands and you've got a great way to keep warm while enjoying winter in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado!  

Cool off outside with:


Snowzilla toboggan run - fun for kids and adults!

Giant “live” interactive snow globe with free pictures you can take home!  You have to see this to believe it!  The only one of its'  kind in the country!

Pony rides and petting zoo with a camel!

Interactive ice sculptures! 

 MONDAY

MONDAY BLOCK PARTY

Downtown Estes Park Monday Block Party!  

Where:  Across from Bond Park at the ice skating rink.

When:   Monday, January 21, 2013.  11 am - 5 pm

Cost:     Varies per activity

What:     Pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, balloon artists and FREE ice skating

 *Monday is also a fee FREE day at Rocky Mountain National Park!  

Hike in your car, cross country ski, snowshoe, wildlife watch, take pictures, --take it all in and enjoy breathtaking views!

 

STAY AND PLAY…… Enjoy Estes Park All Winter

Estes Park Specials -  lodging, restaurant, shopping and spa, specials will be offered throughout the holiday weekend.

Art Gallery WalkTour Estes Park’s art galleries and enjoy hot wassail and other refreshments while you admire beautiful artwork from around the country. Art Gallery Walk maps are available at the Estes Park Visitor Center and the Cultural Arts Council of Estes Park Gallery 423 W. Elkhorn Ave. 

The Winter Art Walk will start on Friday January 18 and it will continue until May 2013. An opening reception for the "4th Annual First Show" on Friday January 18, 2013 will be at the CAC Fine Art Gallery in downtown Estes Park. This is a free event and open to the public. There will be live music, food and wine from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. www.EstesArts.com

Local merchants Displaying and selling their art, photographs, jewelry and so much more!

Massage, Facials, Mani/Pedi – Pamper yourself at one of Estes Park’s many spas.

Ice Skating – Downtown Estes Park, Saturday and Sundays through mid-March.  Monday, Jan. 21,, 2013 is FREE skating sponsored by Estes Park Winter Festival

Bowling

Horseback Riding - If you're looking for something more adventurous, try horseback riding through the beautiful forests surrounding the Estes Valley.

Fly Fishing along the area’s lakes and streams.

Estes Park Aquatic Center - Cheer on young swimmers at the High Altitude Classic swim meet Saturday and Sunday or go play on Friday and Monday.

Wine Tasting

Beer Tasting

Indoor Rock Climbing

Hiking, sledding, snowshoeing, cross-country and backcountry skiing in Estes and Rocky Mountain National Park. Enjoy your great outdoors!

Snow Cat Tours

Ice Fishing

Golf – Yeah, it’s that nice up here! The 9-hole Executive Course is open through March and the 18-hole course opens in April.

Crafting- Indulge your inner artist!

Live Music – Great bands play all over town all year round.

For more information about the Estes Park Winter Festival, call 1-800-44-ESTES or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Come to experience a beautiful winter weekend in Estes Park and also take advantage of lodging discounts, restaurant specials and retail deals.  There is so much to do during the Estes Park Winter Festival and the entire season!

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