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Colorado Events Calendar

Colorado Events Calendar for our Mountain Town communities is filled with Festivals, Concerts, Music, and things to do in our Colorado mountain towns and ski resorts.

Please Note: due to the COVID-19 virus all listed Events are subject to change. We suggest following the link to their information to confirm.


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May 1, 2021
Kentucky Derby Celebration, Avon
The Westin Riverfront is excited to be hosting a Kentucky Derby Celebration in the Lookout lobby bar on Saturday, May 1st. The Lookout will be serving a special menu of Southern favorites from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. while multiple TVs air the live presentation of the 147th “Run for the Roses” at 4:50 p.m.
In partnership with Angel’s Envy Bourbon, Kentucky Derby cocktail specials will include Mint Juleps, a Brown Derby and Kentucky Blackberry Lemonade. Dine on traditional Bluegrass State fare including Hot Chicken Sliders, Deviled Eggs, Pimento Cheese Dip and a Kentucky Hot Brown sandwich.
Free & open to everyone, guests will receive a raffle ticket to win a bottle of Angel’s Envy Bourbon with every signature drink purchase.
www.riverfrontdining.com

May 1, 2021
CB Devo 2nd Annual Bike Swap, Crested Butte
Come shop for used bikes and bike related gear. All proceeds benefit the Crested Butte Devo High School Race Team
http://gunnisoncrestedbutte.com/events/

May 1, 2021
Duck Race Festival, Estes Park (VIRTUAL)
Due to the uncertainty around COVID-19, the the 33rd annual Rotary Duck Race Festival will be live-streamed from the Estes Valley Community Center as the ducks race the facility’s lazy river.
https://www.visitestespark.com/events-calendar/spring-events/duck-race/

May 1, 2021
Kentucky Derby under the Bridge, Glenwood Springs
Public viewing and hat contest.
https://visitglenwood.com/events/annual/#toggle-id-1

May 1 – 2, 2021
Symphony in Bloom: Mozart & Faure, Grand Junction
“Symphony in Bloom” will feature Mozart – Symphony #25 in G Minor, Tomaso Albinoni -Adagio in G Minor, and three pieces by Gabriel Fauré –Cantique de Jean Racine, Agnus Dei & Requiem: In Paradisum.
The Fauré pieces will be accompanied by the Colorado Mesa University Vocal Arts Ensemble, under the direction of Adam Kluck, GJSO’s Chorus Master.
http://gjso.org/concerts/events/

May 2, 2021
First Friday, Carbondale
Come celebrate First Friday in Carbondale. Join us every month in the heart of Carbondale’s Creative District, and enjoy a wide range of local arts, galleries, shopping, award-winning restaurants and spirits, and live music and entertainment. We are proud to announce our partnership with FirstBank, the sole financial services entity associated with First Friday.
https://www.carbondale.com/First-Friday/

May 2, 2021
Special Olympic Colorado Western Track & Field Regional, Grand Junction
Join us for the 49th Annual Western Athletics Time Trials!
Teams from all over the Western Region will be coming to Grand Junction, Colorado to compete at Stocker Stadium.
https://specialolympicsco.org/event/westernathletics/

May 5, 2021
Cinco de MAYA, Avon
Maya at The Westin Riverfront is excited to once again be celebrating its modern Mexican heritage with Cinco de MAYA on Wednesday, May 5th from 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. with festive tunes by DJ Pippen starting at 5 p.m.
Guests can enjoy Happy Hour pricing all night long on food and drinks. Maya will also be serving special Palomas & Ranch Water cocktails with Dulce Vida Tequila and Campo Bravo Tequila Frozen Blood Orange Margaritas.
Located inside Avon’s award-winning Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Maya pours more than 150 agave-based spirits and house-infused tequilas and features an expansive terrace with stunning Beaver Creek views and outdoor fire pits.
The Westin Riverfront offers complimentary on-site valet parking for Maya diners and bar patrons, based on availability.
www.riverfrontdining.com.

May 5, 2021
Cinco de Mayo, Kremmling
Come join us for our Annual Cinco de Mayo event, from 4-8 P.M.
We will have food, drinks, yard games, Mexican Dancers, music and lots of family fun!
https://www.kremmlingchamber.com/events/details/cinco-de-mayo-114

May 7, 2021
First Friday! Art Groove, Estes Park
Enjoy some pre-holiday shopping! Come out and do the Free tour from 5 – 8pm – see what’s happening in the Fine Art world here in Estes Park. Different locations will be serving food and refreshments, hosting artist meet & greets, demonstrations, show openings or hosting live music. Ride the FREE Estes Park Trolley to keep you warm between galleries. It promises to be a fun evening!!
For a little added hospitality there are ‘Drop Stops’ along the FIRST FRIDAY! Art Groove route. Stop in for a drop or a flight tasting from our local craft beverage establishments.
https://www.estesartsdistrict.org/first-friday-art-groove.html

May 7, 2021
Vail Valley Art Guild First Friday, Minturn
Join the Vail Valley Art Guild the First Friday of every month, for an Exhibition Reception in Minturn! 5-7pm, 291 Main St, Minturn
https://www.minturn.org/home/events/11656

May 8, 2021
Dandelion Day, Carbondale
Dandelion Day is excited to announce our plans to bring a socially distanced community gathering with live music and local vendors to Carbondale, CO on May 8, 2021. Started by Carbondale’s Environmental Board, now part of Carbondale Arts 501c3, and partnered with KDNK, Dandelion Day is a celebration of spring, sustainability, and community in our Creative Art District. From its modest roots as a neighborhood event, this annual festival is proudly green and waste free, bringing Sopris Park and our community buzzing to life. In 2021, we could all enjoy some connection, sustainability, live music and festivities!
https://www.carbondale.com/event/dandelion-day-2/

May 10, 2021
Gratitude & Grace Mindfulness Program, Avon
Led by Vail Valley yoga teacher Rachel DeLong, this three week mindfulness program is designed to share the tools to help you integrate gratitude, presence and meditation into your everyday life with ease and clarity. Studies show that meditation and gratitude practices increase your well-being and change your vibrational frequency in the world. Gratitude has a way of washing away fears, worries and stresses. Meditation is the gateway to growth, peace and a deeper experience with your wholeness.
The Athletic Club at The Westin’s Gratitude & Grace Mindfulness Program includes:
Weekly guided at-home meditations
Weekly 60-minute meetings – Monday evenings at 5:30 p.m. on May 10th, May 17th, May 4th  and May 31st2
Weekly themes and practices
Private Facebook group
With more than 20 years of teaching experience, DeLong is a certified Baptiste power yoga teacher who facilitates groups in self-development through yoga, meditation and self-inquiry.
The price is $150 for Athletic Club members and $175 for the general public. To sign up, please call 970-790-2051.

May 10 – 15, 2021
Hearts and Hope Gala, Glenwood Springs (VIRTUAL)
Our annual Hearts and Hope Gala is going virtual in 2021! We will kick off the event at 5:30PM Mountain time with a social get together on Zoom. Since we are virtual, we will have party rooms so you can join and have some time and chat with your friends near and far through Zoom Rooms. The Event will kick off at 6:00PM mountain time. Thank you for joining us as we shift away from our traditional in-person Gala to a virtual event from the comfort of your own home. Although the format of this year’s event is a bit different, we are still planning an evening of celebration, inspiration and hope. Over the last 9 years, the Hearts and Hope Gala has raised over $975,000 to support adult cancer survivors and thrivers. Though our ninth-annual gala will have a different venue–you home!–will have the same purpose: raise funds to enable adult survivors and thrivers to live beyond cancer through our weeklong camps and other programs. Normally we are kicking up our heals with our cowboy boots on, since that is hard to share with everyone feel free to wear your favorite Cowboy Hat and get dressed up in your Fancy Attire. Registration for this year’s event is free but we always appreciate your support.
https://glenwoodspringscococ.wliinc20.com/events/Hearts-and-Hope-Virtual-Gala-8755/details

May 12, 2021
Meal Prep for Healthy Living, Avon
The Athletic Club at The Westin is excited to be hosting a nutrition workshop on Wednesday, May 12th: Meal Prep for Healthy Living. Led by Sofia Lindroth, this workshop will focus on how to better listen to your body and create new habits for personal nourishment, providing tools to use at home – plus a healthy smoothie to enjoy! Topics will include
Whole foods vs. processed foods: How to work smarter – not harder
Tips on cleaning out your pantry & food shopping
Healthy meal prep & recipes
How to make sustainable lifestyle changes & adopt habits that work for YOU
Lindroth is a certified MELT Method instructor, a Myofascial Release practitioner and the co-founder of the Vitality Collective, a business designed to help people find a state of vitality within themselves. A former college athlete, she focuses on educating and empowering others to learn more about their own bodies and how to find better balance, harmony, structural support and neurological connection, along with nourishment and education through food.
This workshop will be held in The Westin’s Gondola Ballroom starting at 5 p.m. It is free to Athletic Club at The Westin members and $20 per person for the public. Limited space is available. Advanced registration is required, please call 970-790-2051 to sign up.

May 14, 2021
Wellness Weekend, Edwards
Join us for a weekend focused on your Wellbeing! Get your gut ready for the summer with our special guest, health expert Carley Smith your very own Fairy-Gut Mother. Along with yoga classes, spa treatments and interactive culinary experiences with Carley and our Executive Chef, we have an educational and fun weekend planned for you! 
https://www.vaildaily.com/entertainment/calendar#!/details/event/9024276/2021-04-29

May 15 – 20, 2021
Bonedale Bike Week, Carbondale
https://www.carbondale.com/event/bonedale-bike-week/

May 15, 2021
Wild Horse Gravel, Grand Junction
Back for 2021, Wild Horse Gravel showcases the unique high desertscape of the Western Slope. Hosted on the luxury High Lonesome Ranch, bike riders will be treated to a country cook-out, campfire, cabins, camping – or glamping – and the best local music. In short, there will be a Colorado country party to accompany the ride.
https://www.visitgrandjunction.com/events/wild-horse-gravel

May 15, 2021
Pagosa Paddle 2021, Pagosa Springs
Head-to-head whitewater racing through downtown Pagosa Springs!  After party and film festival hosted by The Springs Resort and Spa.
The Pagosa Paddle is a whitewater race through downtown Pagosa Springs in the beautiful San Juan Mountain Range.  The Springs Resort and Spa is the event host.  Free soaking pass for the Springs for registered racers and after party!  Riff Raff on the Rio is sponsoring the crowd (and racer) favorite, Downriver Mass Start! 8am-11pm.
https://visitpagosasprings.com/index.php?section=events&evtid=1934

May 15, 2021
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park – Fund Raiser, Pagosa Springs
Silent Auction and Yard Sale to raise money to improve animal enclosures and purchase enrichment toys for their environment

May 20, 2021
Mixed Media & Margaritas, Gunnison
Mixed Media & Margaritas Thursday, May 20. 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Spice up your month with a fun evening of mixed media and margaritas. Learn how to create a fun and unique piece of art using easy collage and mixed–media techniques while you enjoy tasty snacks and margaritas. You will go home with a finished piece all of your own. Instructor: Gail Sovick. $40/person includes two drinks, light appetizers and instruction.
https://gunnisoncrestedbutte.com/event/mixed-media-margaritas-3/

May 21, 2021
Palisade Farm Pedal, Grand Junction
Join us as we bike 12 miles to tour wineries, orchards, and agricultural irrigation infrastructure. We’ll hear from farmers, ranchers, and water managers about food and water resources!
https://www.visitgrandjunction.com/events/palisade-farm-pedal

May 23, 2021
Comanche Drive In Theatre, Buena Vista
Drive-In Theater Tour Featuring Zach Williams, Mac Powell, and CAIN. This is a LIVE concert! The artists will be performing LIVE ON STAGE, as well as projected onto the screen after dusk.
All tickets are sold on a PER CAR basis (LIMIT OF 6 PEOPLE PER CAR, REGARDLESS OF AGE) and will be parked in order of arrival in the zone purchased.
https://buenavistacolorado.org/events/drive-in-theater-tour-featuring-zach-williams-mac-powell-and-cain/

May 27 – 28, 2021
7th Annual Sunfest Music Festival, Salida
https://salidachamber.org/event/7th-annual-sunfest-music-festival/2021-05-27/

May 28 – 30, 2021
Mountain Words Literary Festival, Crested Butte/Gunnison
Mountain Words Literary Festival passes + tickets are on sale now! Join us for a three-day literary celebration at nine-thousand feet. Featuring 25 authors and presenters for readings, workshops, kids’ events, parties, panel discussions, live theater, and more. In-person and safely distanced in Crested Butte and Gunnison. 
Authors include Nate Marshall, Rachel Monroe, Scott Carney, Pam Houston, Bobby Lefebre, Laura Pritchett, Adam Valen Levinson, Steven Dunn, Chelsey Johnson, Nick Arvin and others.
https://travelcrestedbutte.com/events-calendar/mountain-words-literary-festival/

May 28 – 30, 2021
Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, Durango
This is the big race! Gear up or just watch as bikers race the train from Durango to Silverton all day. Since 1972, this iconic event has tested man vs. machine, as bicyclists race the train from Durango to Silverton on the beautiful Million Dollar Highway. Can you make it in time to enjoy the beautiful ride back downhill?
2021 Event Updates:
This year, the Iron Horse will be scaled back for safety. The race from Durango to Silverton, the Citizen’s Tour Ride and the Quarter Horse Ride from Durango to Purg and the La Plata Gravel Race will still take place. The downtown packet pickup party, kids race, Cruiser Criterium, finish line party, veterans train, festivals, ancillary events and more will be cancelled. This year, only cycling events will take place.
In addition, all riders will have to arrange their own transportation from Silverton. Busses and train rides will not be available to transport you back to Durango.
https://www.durango.com/event/iron-horse-bicycle-classic/

May 28, 2021
Guanella Pass Scenic Byway Opens for the Season, Guanella Pass
Guanella Pass Road typically reopens the Friday before Memorial Day Weekend, weather permitting and will remain open through the last week of November, again weather permitting. 
https://visitclearcreek.com/events/

May 29 – 31, 2021
Art Market, Estes Park
The Art Center of Estes Park proudly presents its 21st Annual Art Market, May 29-31, 2021. This year’s Art Market has changed to an indoor show in the Pavilion located at the Estes Park Pavilion. Unfortunately, the 2020 Art Market was cancelled due to Covid-19. Therefore, the year’s show is by invitation only to the juried artists of 2020. These artists, from Colorado and surrounding states, will showcase a wide variety of fine arts and crafts. You may find that special treasure, or gift item, amongst the rows of functional pottery, photography, jewelry, art glass, woodcrafts, fiber art, metal crafts, oil, pastel, acrylic, and watercolor paintings, and much more!
The Art Market is easy to find in the Pavilion at the Estes Park Event Center, 1125 Rooftop Way,  on Saturday, May 29, 9-5 pm, Sunday, May 30, 9-5 pm, and Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, 9-3 pm. The Art Market is completely wheelchair accessible.
Only if Covid-19 regulations allow, the Art Market will host a Silent Auction to benefit The Art Center of Estes Park. On display and available for your bid will be a wide variety of artwork donated by local artists and vendors. The Silent Auction is held in intervals throughout the weekend offering several opportunities to bid on new works. So stop by, place a bid, join in the friendly competition and see if that special piece of art might belong to you!
https://www.artcenterofestes.com/copy-of-about-3

May 29, 2021
Beat on the Street, Estes Park
Beat On The Street is a moving concert series. Musicians will perform on a flatbed trailer while traveling on the streets of Estes Park. We will follow traffic flow with short stops in loading zones so we don’t create large crowds that exceed COVID limits. Musicians will perform, weather permitting, for one-hour sets, usually mid-to-late afternoon on the weekends. We primarily plan to target the crowds on Elkhorn Ave. We will have signage on the trailer indicating who we are and who our sponsors are. Advertising for our performances will be on social media. We will call the police department  the morning of each performance to let them know when we will be out. Everything we need is donated. 
https://www.visitestespark.com/event/beat-on-the-street-(estes-park-mobile-music)/8956/

May 29 – 30, 2021
Bluegrass Festival, Salida
https://salidachamber.org/event/bluegrass-festival-2/2021-05-29/

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May 10, 2021
Gratitude & Grace Mindfulness Program, Avon
Led by Vail Valley yoga teacher Rachel DeLong, this three week mindfulness program is designed to share the tools to help you integrate gratitude, presence and meditation into your everyday life with ease and clarity. Studies show that meditation and gratitude practices increase your well-being and change your vibrational frequency in the world. Gratitude has a way of washing away fears, worries and stresses. Meditation is the gateway to growth, peace and a deeper experience with your wholeness.
The Athletic Club at The Westin’s Gratitude & Grace Mindfulness Program includes:
Weekly guided at-home meditations
Weekly 60-minute meetings – Monday evenings at 5:30 p.m. on May 10th, May 17th, May 4th  and May 31st2
Weekly themes and practices
Private Facebook group
With more than 20 years of teaching experience, DeLong is a certified Baptiste power yoga teacher who facilitates groups in self-development through yoga, meditation and self-inquiry.
The price is $150 for Athletic Club members and $175 for the general public. To sign up, please call 970-790-2051.

May 10 – 15, 2021
Hearts and Hope Gala, Glenwood Springs (VIRTUAL)
Our annual Hearts and Hope Gala is going virtual in 2021! We will kick off the event at 5:30PM Mountain time with a social get together on Zoom. Since we are virtual, we will have party rooms so you can join and have some time and chat with your friends near and far through Zoom Rooms. The Event will kick off at 6:00PM mountain time. Thank you for joining us as we shift away from our traditional in-person Gala to a virtual event from the comfort of your own home. Although the format of this year’s event is a bit different, we are still planning an evening of celebration, inspiration and hope. Over the last 9 years, the Hearts and Hope Gala has raised over $975,000 to support adult cancer survivors and thrivers. Though our ninth-annual gala will have a different venue–you home!–will have the same purpose: raise funds to enable adult survivors and thrivers to live beyond cancer through our weeklong camps and other programs. Normally we are kicking up our heals with our cowboy boots on, since that is hard to share with everyone feel free to wear your favorite Cowboy Hat and get dressed up in your Fancy Attire. Registration for this year’s event is free but we always appreciate your support.
https://glenwoodspringscococ.wliinc20.com/events/Hearts-and-Hope-Virtual-Gala-8755/details

May 12, 2021
Meal Prep for Healthy Living, Avon
The Athletic Club at The Westin is excited to be hosting a nutrition workshop on Wednesday, May 12th: Meal Prep for Healthy Living. Led by Sofia Lindroth, this workshop will focus on how to better listen to your body and create new habits for personal nourishment, providing tools to use at home – plus a healthy smoothie to enjoy! Topics will include
Whole foods vs. processed foods: How to work smarter – not harder
Tips on cleaning out your pantry & food shopping
Healthy meal prep & recipes
How to make sustainable lifestyle changes & adopt habits that work for YOU
Lindroth is a certified MELT Method instructor, a Myofascial Release practitioner and the co-founder of the Vitality Collective, a business designed to help people find a state of vitality within themselves. A former college athlete, she focuses on educating and empowering others to learn more about their own bodies and how to find better balance, harmony, structural support and neurological connection, along with nourishment and education through food.
This workshop will be held in The Westin’s Gondola Ballroom starting at 5 p.m. It is free to Athletic Club at The Westin members and $20 per person for the public. Limited space is available. Advanced registration is required, please call 970-790-2051 to sign up.

May 14, 2021
Wellness Weekend, Edwards
Join us for a weekend focused on your Wellbeing! Get your gut ready for the summer with our special guest, health expert Carley Smith your very own Fairy-Gut Mother. Along with yoga classes, spa treatments and interactive culinary experiences with Carley and our Executive Chef, we have an educational and fun weekend planned for you! 
https://www.vaildaily.com/entertainment/calendar#!/details/event/9024276/2021-04-29

May 15 – 20, 2021
Bonedale Bike Week, Carbondale
https://www.carbondale.com/event/bonedale-bike-week/

May 15, 2021
Wild Horse Gravel, Grand Junction
Back for 2021, Wild Horse Gravel showcases the unique high desertscape of the Western Slope. Hosted on the luxury High Lonesome Ranch, bike riders will be treated to a country cook-out, campfire, cabins, camping – or glamping – and the best local music. In short, there will be a Colorado country party to accompany the ride.
https://www.visitgrandjunction.com/events/wild-horse-gravel

May 15, 2021
Pagosa Paddle 2021, Pagosa Springs
Head-to-head whitewater racing through downtown Pagosa Springs!  After party and film festival hosted by The Springs Resort and Spa.
The Pagosa Paddle is a whitewater race through downtown Pagosa Springs in the beautiful San Juan Mountain Range.  The Springs Resort and Spa is the event host.  Free soaking pass for the Springs for registered racers and after party!  Riff Raff on the Rio is sponsoring the crowd (and racer) favorite, Downriver Mass Start! 8am-11pm.
https://visitpagosasprings.com/index.php?section=events&evtid=1934

May 15, 2021
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park – Fund Raiser, Pagosa Springs
Silent Auction and Yard Sale to raise money to improve animal enclosures and purchase enrichment toys for their environment

May 20, 2021
Mixed Media & Margaritas, Gunnison
Mixed Media & Margaritas Thursday, May 20. 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Spice up your month with a fun evening of mixed media and margaritas. Learn how to create a fun and unique piece of art using easy collage and mixed–media techniques while you enjoy tasty snacks and margaritas. You will go home with a finished piece all of your own. Instructor: Gail Sovick. $40/person includes two drinks, light appetizers and instruction.
https://gunnisoncrestedbutte.com/event/mixed-media-margaritas-3/

May 21, 2021
Palisade Farm Pedal, Grand Junction
Join us as we bike 12 miles to tour wineries, orchards, and agricultural irrigation infrastructure. We’ll hear from farmers, ranchers, and water managers about food and water resources!
https://www.visitgrandjunction.com/events/palisade-farm-pedal

May 23, 2021
Comanche Drive In Theatre, Buena Vista
Drive-In Theater Tour Featuring Zach Williams, Mac Powell, and CAIN. This is a LIVE concert! The artists will be performing LIVE ON STAGE, as well as projected onto the screen after dusk.
All tickets are sold on a PER CAR basis (LIMIT OF 6 PEOPLE PER CAR, REGARDLESS OF AGE) and will be parked in order of arrival in the zone purchased.
https://buenavistacolorado.org/events/drive-in-theater-tour-featuring-zach-williams-mac-powell-and-cain/

May 27 – 28, 2021
7th Annual Sunfest Music Festival, Salida
https://salidachamber.org/event/7th-annual-sunfest-music-festival/2021-05-27/

May 28 – 30, 2021
Mountain Words Literary Festival, Crested Butte/Gunnison
Mountain Words Literary Festival passes + tickets are on sale now! Join us for a three-day literary celebration at nine-thousand feet. Featuring 25 authors and presenters for readings, workshops, kids’ events, parties, panel discussions, live theater, and more. In-person and safely distanced in Crested Butte and Gunnison. 
Authors include Nate Marshall, Rachel Monroe, Scott Carney, Pam Houston, Bobby Lefebre, Laura Pritchett, Adam Valen Levinson, Steven Dunn, Chelsey Johnson, Nick Arvin and others.
https://travelcrestedbutte.com/events-calendar/mountain-words-literary-festival/

May 28 – 30, 2021
Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, Durango
This is the big race! Gear up or just watch as bikers race the train from Durango to Silverton all day. Since 1972, this iconic event has tested man vs. machine, as bicyclists race the train from Durango to Silverton on the beautiful Million Dollar Highway. Can you make it in time to enjoy the beautiful ride back downhill?
2021 Event Updates:
This year, the Iron Horse will be scaled back for safety. The race from Durango to Silverton, the Citizen’s Tour Ride and the Quarter Horse Ride from Durango to Purg and the La Plata Gravel Race will still take place. The downtown packet pickup party, kids race, Cruiser Criterium, finish line party, veterans train, festivals, ancillary events and more will be canceled. This year, only cycling events will take place.
In addition, all riders will have to arrange their own transportation from Silverton. Busses and train rides will not be available to transport you back to Durango.
https://www.durango.com/event/iron-horse-bicycle-classic/

May 28, 2021
Guanella Pass Scenic Byway Opens for the Season, Guanella Pass
Guanella Pass Road typically reopens the Friday before Memorial Day Weekend, weather permitting and will remain open through the last week of November, again weather permitting. 
https://visitclearcreek.com/events/

May 28 – 31, 2021
CKS Paddlefest, Buena Vista
CKS Paddlefest 2021 is HAPPENING this Memorial Day weekend May 28th – 31st. It’s time to celebrate another fantastic season of paddling, wave smashing, rock boppin’, and soul surfing on the Arkansas River. CKS Paddlefest promotes getting together as friends and family to salute the return of a season chock full of outdoor recreation and adventuring in the gorgeous Arkansas River Valley. ckspaddlefest.com

May 29 – 31, 2021
Art Market, Estes Park
The Art Center of Estes Park proudly presents its 21st Annual Art Market, May 29-31, 2021. This year’s Art Market has changed to an indoor show in the Pavilion located at the Estes Park Pavilion. Unfortunately, the 2020 Art Market was cancelled due to Covid-19. Therefore, the year’s show is by invitation only to the juried artists of 2020. These artists, from Colorado and surrounding states, will showcase a wide variety of fine arts and crafts. You may find that special treasure, or gift item, amongst the rows of functional pottery, photography, jewelry, art glass, woodcrafts, fiber art, metal crafts, oil, pastel, acrylic, and watercolor paintings, and much more!
The Art Market is easy to find in the Pavilion at the Estes Park Event Center, 1125 Rooftop Way,  on Saturday, May 29, 9-5 pm, Sunday, May 30, 9-5 pm, and Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, 9-3 pm. The Art Market is completely wheelchair accessible.
Only if Covid-19 regulations allow, the Art Market will host a Silent Auction to benefit The Art Center of Estes Park. On display and available for your bid will be a wide variety of artwork donated by local artists and vendors. The Silent Auction is held in intervals throughout the weekend offering several opportunities to bid on new works. So stop by, place a bid, join in the friendly competition and see if that special piece of art might belong to you!
https://www.artcenterofestes.com/copy-of-about-3

May 29, 2021
Beat on the Street, Estes Park
Beat On The Street is a moving concert series. Musicians will perform on a flatbed trailer while traveling on the streets of Estes Park. We will follow traffic flow with short stops in loading zones so we don’t create large crowds that exceed COVID limits. Musicians will perform, weather permitting, for one-hour sets, usually mid-to-late afternoon on the weekends. We primarily plan to target the crowds on Elkhorn Ave. We will have signage on the trailer indicating who we are and who our sponsors are. Advertising for our performances will be on social media. We will call the police department  the morning of each performance to let them know when we will be out. Everything we need is donated. 
https://www.visitestespark.com/event/beat-on-the-street-(estes-park-mobile-music)/8956/

May 29 – 30, 2021
Bluegrass Festival, Salida
https://salidachamber.org/event/bluegrass-festival-2/2021-05-29/

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