Autumn Gold Festival – Sept. 26 and 27

Photo courtesy of Estes Valley Sunrise Rotary

Photo courtesy of Estes Valley Sunrise Rotary

There are few things better than Estes Park in the fall…unless of course it’s a music festival in Estes Park in the fall. The Autumn Gold Festival brings together local bands, delicious grills and cold brews for a mountain fall celebration you won’t want to miss. Here are the top nine things to know about Autumn Gold Festival:

  1. The festival will be held in Bond Park in downtown Estes Park.
  1. Festival hours are 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26 and 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27.
  1. Grills will be fired up to serve bratwurst all day long. Roasted corn on the cob, funnel cakes, kettle corn, fresh squeezed lemonade and ice cream will also be available, not to mention cold beer and soft drinks.
  1. Five local bands will be playing during the weekend, including Colorado favorite The Wendy Woo Band. See full lineup here.
  1. Kids can enjoy free face painting, a bounce house and bag toss.
  1. There will be a free classic car show.
  1. Entrance is free!
  1. Festival-goers can purchase raffle tickets for $25 to have the chance to win $5,000 and other cash prizes.
  1. The money from the raffle will go toward Sunrise Rotary to benefit vocational scholarships and various local and international projects.

For additional information, visit

High Country Beverage is a proud supporter of Autumn Gold Festival.

Estes Park’s Rooftop Rodeo, a “Rodeo with altitude”

Rooftop Rodeo 2014Head to Estes Park July 8th through July 13th for the 2014 Rooftop Rodeo at the Stanley Park Fairgrounds!

The “Rodeo with altitude,” will have it all, bull riding, “Beat the Heat” Barrel Racing series, bareback bronc riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, team roping, and saddle bronc riding.  Catch each of those events every night of the rodeo, plus the crowd favorite, mutton-bustin’, for the younger cowpokes!  Plan on bringing your dancing shoes if you plan on attending Saturday evening’s festivities so you can get down at the annual Queen’s Dance!  After the cowboys and cowgirls is done strutting their stuff in the arena head to the dance to enjoy music played by local musicians and lots of great country western music.

Estes Park’s Rooftop Rodeo has been voted “Best Small Rodeo of the Year” five times by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, and nominated “Best Medium Sized Rodeo of the Year” in 2012 and 2013.  With a wonderful family atmosphere and spectacular crowd pleasing action from some of the top bull riders and top bulls in the world, this rodeo is one to put on your summer calendar!

For more details about one of Colorado’s most scenic summer rodeos click HERE!