Winter Park events take place about 35 minutes north of I70at Empire and 67 miles west of Denver. Winter Park is home to Winter Park / Mary Jane Ski Resort. It’s in Grand County, which is also home to Fraser, Granby, Grand Lake and Kremmling. Each of these cities host signature events like rodeos, art festivals and Ice fishing. Grand Lake is also home to the west bound entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park which offers a massive playground of hiking biking and a scenic drive to Estes Park.
Winter Park events are the highlight of the area thanks to the world class Ski Resort and Hideaway Park located in Downtown. In the summer Rendezvous Event Center (Aka Hideaway Park) comes alive with free concerts on Thursdays and festivals on the weekends. In June Winter Park events features The Blues from the Top festival that features the best blues bands in the world. In July, there’s The Winter Park Jazz festival, The Winter Park Wine Festival and The Winter Park Art Festival. In August there’s The Winter Park Beer festival, The Sol Shine festival and The Winter Park Music Festival.
The ski resort doesn’t close in the summer. The Trestle Bike Park is home to the best mountain biking in the world and hosts the USA Cycling National Championships. Other Winter Park events taking place at the ski resort include free music in the village and at the Mountain Top Lodge and free outdoor movies on Friday evenings. In between events, a person can stay busy riding the Alpine slide at Winter Park ski Resort or rent a bike and visit Trestle Bike Park the best ranked downhill mountain bike park in North America.
Top Winter Park Events Venues
- Rendezvous Event Center (Hideaway Park)
- Flying Heels Rodeo Arena
- John Work Rodeo Arena
- Smokin Moes
- Snow Mountain Ranch