Fraser, Colorado
Fraser, Colorado

For a complete guide to area events we recommend taking a look at the Winter Park & Fraser Chamber Event Calendar or Grand County Event Calendar. Below are some of our favorite recurring or individual Rocky Mountain events to plan your visit around for an even more exciting getaway. We’re planning for a full calendar of events this year, but due to Covid uncertainties, some events may be cancelled or postponed. Check with us if you have any questions.

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Liven Up Life at Fun Local Events

The Winter Park area might be considered the “other side of the Rockies” but downtown Fraser and the gorgeous natural areas that surround it are home to exciting world class events all year long. From ice fishing, holiday magic, and cross country events every winter to the Stampede Rodeo, fireworks, and delectable food and wine events all summer long. The area is full of cultural events including gallery walks and live concerts as well as thrilling mountain bike races that attract competitors from around the globe. No matter the season, there is something memorable to plan your trip around.

Holiday Season
Don’t miss out on the Holiday Season in Winter Park with the Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade, Tommelfest, VentureOut Fest, New Year’s Eve Fireworks and more.

Ice Fishing
If angling is your game then you don’t want to miss the 3 Lakes Ice Fishing Tournament held each winter.

Cross Country Skiing
The Stagecoach Classic is the most anticipated cross country event in the state and happens just a mile down the road from Wild Horse Inn.


The High Country Stampede Rodeo is a great part of the tradition and culture of Grand County – and a favorite of our guests.

Independence Day Celebrations
The 4th of July is truly special up in the mountains with excellent Fireworks over the Fraser Ball Fields and an unforgettable Fireworks Display over nearby Grand Lake. And don’t miss the Rendezvous Run for Independence.

Summer Concerts & Festivals
In the height of summer, the Winter Park Jazz Festival, Summer Concert Series, Tequila & Tacos, and the Winter Park Uncorked Wine Celebration all bring colorful and tasty activity to town! Build your visit around one of these signature events.

Mountain bikers flock to Winter Park and Fraser for several exciting events staged throughout the summer and Wild Horse Inn welcomes our fellow cycling enthusiasts.

Art & Music
The warmer months also bring several unique weekly and monthly events to the area. Some of our favorites include High Note Thursdays Free Concerts in The Park and First Fridays in the Arts District.



Two brown horses in the snow