Festivals and Events

Festivals and Events

Festivals and Events
  • 2024 Duck Race

    Watch the 2024 Estes Park Rotary Duck Race Festival which took place on May 4th.

    The starting line is the Fall River outside Nicky’s Resort & the Wapiti Colorado Pub and happens at 1:00 PM sharp! You won’t want to miss it – watching 10,000+ ducks start the race is a sight to behold!

    The ducks w...

  • 2023 Rocky Mountain Craft Spirits Festival

    Celebrate our homegrown distilleries in this highlight video from the 2023 Rocky Mountain Craft Spirits Festival

    Held in the Estes Park Event Center every October, this festival showcases the finest spirits the Colorado Rockies has to offer. The event also features live music, bar games, talks f...

  • Pride in the Park 2023

    Estes Park's second annual pride event for all who are loved, seen, empowered and part of the LGBTIQA+ community is featured in this powerful video.

    Held in Performance Park on June 17th, 2023, Pride in the Park featured INCREDIBLE musical guests and speakers who lightened and lifted all souls ...

  • 2023 Duck Race

    The live stream of the 2023 Estes Park Duck Race!

    The Estes Park Rotary Duck Race Festival is held annually on the first Saturday in May. The Annual Duck Race continues a tradition started in 1989, which has returned more than $3 million (and counting) to local charities and groups!

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  • 2023 Whiskey Warm Up

    Sipping local whiskeys in front of a fire in the Rocky Mountains doesn't get much better than this! Nick Mollé and his crew were at the 2023 Whiskey Warm Up to celebrate our homegrown whiskey distilleries. This highlight video includes interviews with attendees, event organizer, Kevin McDonald, a...

  • 2022 Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Check out our highlight video of Saturday night's dazzling Estes Park Tree Lighting Ceremony! Watch until the end to see what special guests showed up later that night to see the lights.

  • 2022 Rocky Mountain Craft Spirits Festival

    Live music, bar games and, of course, craft spirit tasting are just a few of the things you'll see in this highlight video from the 2022 Rocky Mountain Craft Spirits Festival!

  • 2022 Scottish-Irish Highland Festival Parade


  • 2022 4th of July Fireworks

    Watch the glorious fireworks display over Lake Estes from the 2022 4th of July celebration!

  • 2022 Estes Park Rotary Duck Race Festival

    After 2 years of virtual events, the annual Duck Race was back in the river for 2022 raising money for local charities and organizations! Watch a replay of our live stream from that day.

    The Estes Park Rotary Duck Race Festival is held annually on the first Saturday in May. The Annual Duck Rac...

  • Estes Park Labor Day Arts and Crafts Show

    Experience the highlight of Labor Day Weekend in Estes Park in this video about the Arts & Crafts Show. The festival where all profits are distributed to the local community in the form of grants and high school scholarships. Attracting nearly 10,000 people from all over the world, hundreds of ve...

  • 2022 Whiskey Warm Up

    Whiskey in the Beautiful Snowy Rocky Mountains. What more can you ask for!

    Whiskey Warm Up returned in 2022 to celebrate homegrown whiskey distilleries. Attendees sipped and sampled the finest selections of Colorado whiskeys while braving the cold and snowy weather. This video captures all...

  • 2019 Autumn Gold Festival

    A short documentary about one of Estes Park's late-autumn traditions when a series of bands herald Autumn Gold - a Festival of Bands, Brats & Beer. The event is also a fundraiser for Sunrise Rotary.

  • 2019 Whiskey Warm Up

    Whiskey Warm 2019 brought whiskey vendors from across the state to Estes Park for a day to celebrate all things whiskey. Complete with live performers, this video gives you just a taste of all the fun this annual event has to offer.

  • Estes Park 4th of July Fireworks

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  • Tribute to Barry Corbin

    Emmy nominated actor Barry Corbin is presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2011 Estes Park Film Festival during a special ceremony in his honor at the Historic Park Theatre. Watch a lively Q&A with Barry in which he performs Shakespeare among other surprising and funny things.


  • Rooftop Rodeo

    This short documentary from 2009 spotlights the Estes Park Rooftop Rodeo in Estes Park, CO. The Rooftop Rodeo is a PRCA sanctioned rodeo featuring professional cowboys and cowgirls from around the world.

    Produced by Nick Molle, Edited by John Goerner & Jennifer Proffitt

  • 2018 SnowyGrass Bluegrass Festival

    Here's a short highlight video showing all of the great bluegrass music and fun that you might have missed at the Estes Park SnowyGrass Festival! Featuring performances by dahlby & nadine, The Cody Sisters, Ran Off the Rooster and The Blue Canyon Boys.

  • 2019 SnowyGrass Music Festival

    Estes Park's very own bluegrass festival down by the river! Here's a short highlight film showing all of the great bluegrass music and fun that you might have missed at the 2019 SnowyGrass Music Festival in Estes Park.
    Featuring performances by Dahlby & Nadine, Jason Hicks & KC Groves, Ran Off ...

  • Halloween Show

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    Year after year downtown Estes Park hosts a celebration for children to enjoy trick or treating under the safe watch and generosity of local businesses and volunteers.