Winter Park Summer 2023 Events Calendar

This summer season in Winter Park is shaping up to be fun and entertaining – and full of memorable experiences. Below, find the schedule for the season in addition to some great info & resources. Please feel free to use and reference this tentative events calendar to help plan your trip to Winter Park. See you in the mountains!

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June 22nd, 2023 – August 31st, 2023  |  6pm – 8pm

High-Note Thursdays is a free summer concert series on Thursdays in the Rendezvous Event Center. The community can enjoy a mix of musical styles performed on our state-of-the-art stage. Bring your picnic, favorite beverages, and a smile, we provide the chairs and live music (please leave your pets at home).

Stay tuned for the High-Note Thursday schedule for the season. This schedule is subject to change so keep checking back for artist lineup, additional information, and new event protocols.

June 22 – Tenth Mountain Division 

June 29 – The Long Run

July 6 – Spinphony

July 13 – Nik Parr

July 20 – Flatirons Jazz Orchestra 

July 27 – ED & Co

August 3 – Titonic

August 10 – Johnny O. Band

August 17 – Blood Sugar

August 24 – SawatchLand

August 31 – Hunker Down


June 23rd, 2023 – June 25th, 2023 | Winter Park, CO

Get ready, because the 2023 summer season is kicking off with the 20th Annual Blues From The Top Music Festival. Three days of the best Blues Artists – June 23rd, 24th, and 25th, 2023. The festival will be held at the Rendezvous Event Center, centrally located in downtown Winter Park, CO – making BFTT a truly one-of-a-kind event with amazing views of the Continental Divide.


The Record Company

Drive-By Truckers


Read more about Blues From The Top HERE!


July 4th, 2023 | Winter Park, CO

Start your 4th of July celebration right and join in on the fun with the Rendezvous Run for Independence 5k Run/Walk. The 5K run/walk starts at  the Gondola Plaza at Winter Park Resort and competitors will wind their way down the beautiful Fraser River Trail, through green forests and open valleys, through the Town of Winter Park, and, finishing at the Rendezvous Event Center.

The Rendezvous after party will include refreshments, awards, and prize giveaways at Rendezvous Event Center. Hop on The Lift (Hideaway Park Southbound Stop) and catch a free ride to Winter Park Resort or stop for lunch somewhere downtown.

 Register online!

► Register in person at the information center Sunday (July 2) and Monday (July 3).

2023 Race Schedule

Register in person and/or pick up your bib in advance at the Winter Park Information Center on Sunday, July 2, 12PM-4PM or on Monday, July 3rd, 9AM-4PM.

There will be no day of registration at the Gondola Plaza on July, 4. Bib Pickup will also be available at the Gondola Plaza at Winter Park Resort on Tuesday, July 4th. Online pre-registration will close on Saturday, July 1st at 5 PM. You may register in person at the Winter Park Information Center starting on Sunday, July 2nd at 12 PM-4PM or Monday, July 3rd at 9AM-4PM.

7:00 – 8:30 am Packet Pick up and Day of registration at the Gondola Plaza at Winter Park Resort

9:00 am Race Start

Parking Information

Please note: Parking will not be available at the Gondola Plaza. Please plan to park at the Vintage Parking lot, Village parking garage, or North Bench lots.



June 30th, 2023 – July 4th, 2023 | Winter Park, CO

High-Note Thursday | Thursday, June 29th 2023 | 6-8pm
High-Note Thursdays is a free summer concert series at the Rendezvous Event Center. The community can enjoy a mix of musical styles performed on our state-of-the-art stage. Learn more.

KowTown Gravel Bike Race | Saturday, July 1st 2023

The KowTown Gravel event is going to be an exciting Gravel Race through the Colorado mountains on July 1st, 2023. The race will start and finish in beautiful and historic downtown Kremmling, Colorado. More information.

Camper Rig Rally | Saturday, July 1st 2023 | 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

A free tailgate for adventure vehicles of all sorts. Come check out some of Grand County’s best and funkiest adventure vehicles. There will be prizes for best in show, most techy, and dirt bag spirit. After the rally, the Never Summer Senders, Grand County’s youth climbing team is hosting the 5Point Adventure Film Festival.

5Point Film Festival | Saturday, July 1st 2023 | 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Never Summer Senders, Grand County’s youth climbing team, is hosting the 5Point Adventure Film Festival from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The power of film is magnified when a group experiences meaningful stories together.

Fitness in the Park Sunday | Sunday, July 2nd 2023 | 9am
Bring your own mat and get your yoga on! Join other yogis on the lawn at the Rendezvous Event Center to stretch and breath in the fresh mountain air. Learn more and sign the Liability Form.

Rendezvous Run for Independence | Tuesday, July 4th 2023
A 5-K race along the Fraser River Trail and around Winter Park ending up at the Rendezvous Event Center. Grab your shoes, and go! Learn more.

WINTER PARK 4th of JULY CELEBRATION & CONCERT | Tuesday, July 4th 2023
Celebrate the 4th with a rousing, free concert in Rendezvous Event Center.  Pack the kids, pack a picnic, and pick your spot to enjoy the evening — you can play cornhole, throw a bocce ball, or jump in the complimentary photo booth. There will be games for all ages to enjoy prior to the concert.

**After the concert, there will be a laser show (in lieu of fireworks) featuring DJ Jen G. 


5:30-7:20* pm – DJ Jen G’s Salute to the USA

6:00 pm* – Lawn games and inflatable activity centers

7:20-9:00 pm* – Live music

9:00 pm* – DJ Jen G Dance Party followed by Laser Show

*All times are subject to change

2023 Summer events calendar. 

Volunteer Information  |  Sponsorship Information  |  Vendor Information



July 15th, 2023 – 16th, 2023  | Rendezvous Event Center

Saturday, July 15th 2023

  • JAZZ FUNK SOUL ft. Jeff Lorber, Everett Harp, Paul Jackson Jr.

Sunday, July 16th 2023

  • DAVE KOZ SUMMER HORNS ft. Candy Dulfer, Eric Darius, Maysa


Read more about the Winter park Jazz Festival HERE!


► Purchase Tickets HERE!.

  • General Admission – Seating on the grass – $75** (4/6)*
  • General Admission + Early Entry (SOLD OUT) – Seating on the grass and early admission to festival at seperate gate – $105** (4/6)*
  • VIP – Closest seating to the stage and a chair – $100** (4/6)*
  • VIP + Early Entry (SOLD OUT) – Closest seating to the stage and a chair and early admission to festival at seperate gate – $130** (4/6)*

SCHEDULE  |  Saturday & Sunday

9:00 am    Early Entry ticket holders
9:30 am    Disabled access
10:00am  GA & VIP
11am-6pm   Music

PLEASE NOTE: All dates and times are subject to change. 

Volunteer Information  |  Sponsorship Information  |  Vendor Information


August 5th, 2023  |  Rendezvous Event Center

Wine, wine, and more wine! Laze away the afternoon enjoying delicious food vendors, live music, and numerous wineries at Rendezvous Event Center. We promise it will be an afternoon well spent! Bring in take-out, or load-up your lunchbox! Ticket holders can bring in their snackable favorites to enjoy with their wine.

SCHEDULE*  |  Saturday, August 5th 2023

1 pm – Gates Open (VIP / GA / Entrance Tickets)
1-2 pm – Paint & Sip with Paint & Sip Fraser
1-2 pm – Aerial Performance with Jules
2 pm – Wine Avenue opens for wine tastings
2-4:30 pm – Miguel Espinoza  – Live Music
2-4:30 pm – VIP Lunch
5 pm – Event ends

2023 CORK-OFF – more information coming soon…
Test your cork shooting skills at the Uncorked Champagne Cork-Off. Participants attempt to shoot a champagne cork the farthest distance across the Rendezvous Event Center lawn. It isn’t an Olympic sport quite yet but participants do get passionate when things turn competitive. Super fun to watch and even more fun to participate.

Need more information?

Volunteer Information  |  Sponsorship Information  |  Vendor Information



TBD  | Winter Park Resort

There’s no better duo than tacos and margs! Enjoy this power pair under sunshine, bright blue skies, and cool mountain air this summer. Your event ticket will get you 10 tickets for a variety of margarita samples from blanco to reposado to something spicy and a variety of flavors in between. Pair it with unlimited street tacos, margarita-making classes, live music, salsa dancers, walking taco races, giveaways, and more for the perfect afternoon in the mountains.



August 19th, 2023  |  Rendezvous Event Center

We are bringing back country music to the Rendezvous Event Center! Join us on Saturday, August 20, 2022, for Country at the Park. It’s a new date but we’ll be bringing another authentic country lineup with multiple acts taking the stage.


► Purchase Soon!

Schedule: Coming soon….


TBD  | Winter Park Resort

Pair your fall leaf-peeping with unlimited samples from 50+ expertly selected wines at the Rocky Mountain Wine Fest this fall! Enjoy the crisp mountain air with a variety of reds, whites, and rosés from all over the world at this 2-day festival. Plus indulge in special food pairing events throughout the weekend. More details and tickets will be available soon.


TBD  | Winter Park Resort

Join our local astronomy guru for a new way to experience the night sky. This tour is suitable for all ages and is located at Hill House. During this experience you will see and learn about planets, constellations, navigation, satellites, nebula, clusters, galaxies, maybe some shooting stars (if lucky), and our universe. To book, learn more about this tour, and see all available dates please click HERE.



TBD  | Winter Park Resort

Get ready to enjoy some good beers in the great outdoors… but you’ll have to earn ’em! It’s the long-awaited 7th annual Upslope Backcountry Tap Room, Upslope’s hike to a pop-up tap room experience for brews and views at Winter Park Resort! After loading the Gondola, guests will take a 2-mile hike on the Lower Roof of the Rockies trail to the Upslope Backcountry Tap Room. Once you arrive, will be greeted with scenic views and brews. All proceeds will go to Leave No Trace Center For Outdoor Ethics.



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