Events Around Grand Lake

Click here to download our 2023 Grand Lake Calendar with scenic photos from the area!

Veterans Triangle Park at the entrance of Grand Lake- 5/13/23


Events to enjoy this winter:
Trail Ridge Road is open 10 miles up throughout the winter. The road will open all the way to Estes Park around the last week in May!

  • ​Every Saturday: Ranger led snowshoe hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park. Advanced 9am, Beginner 1pm call 970-586-1513 for a reservation
  • Every Sunday: Ranger led snowshoe hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park. Beginner level 1pm call 970-586-1513 for a reservation
  • Wednesdays @ 1:00: Virtual Reality for seniors at Juniper Library
  • Daily at the Grand Lake Center: A variety from pickleball, yoga, linedancing, cardio classes and gym access!
  • Thursday-Monday: Grand Lake Nordic Center for cross country skiing, snowshoeing and free tubing hill!
Grand Lake Center, formerly the site of our elementary school, offers year round activities:
Grand Lake Center events calendar:

MORE EVENTS for Grand Lake visit  970-627-3402
                           for Granby visit   970-887-2311

Grand County Chamber:
Grand Lake has been treated to amazing live theater for over 50 years. 
The actors and those behind the scenes are professionals from out of the area.
June through August 2023:  Alternating nights

Beautiful, Pirates of Penzance, Something Rotten
Call 970-627-3421 or purchase tickets online

We are now accepting submissions for the Dogs of Grand Lake Calendar 2024!  

-  Furry friends must be from the town of Grand Lake or have lived in the Grand Lake area for a significant period of time. 
-  Extra credit if your pooch is posing in a famous or recognizable Grand Lake spot (ie. Baldy in the background, swimming in the canal under Rainbow Bridge, on a boat on the Fourth of July, etc.)
-  No humans in photos, please

-  Dogs of Grand Lake's Past are welcome as well!!
-  You must submit your contact information with your photo(s) and acknowledgement/ permission for Mountain Lake Properties use of the photos and caption, if we choose  
Submissions must be received by the end of August 2023.
-  Please send all photos to or call 970-627-3103 with questions features 10 songs about the Grand Lake Area.
Free flash drives with the entire album are available upon request.
Chords and lyrics can be provided for you to perform the music on your own!

Click here for a list of Benevolent Organizations and more recreational activities in the area
For the most current Trail Ridge conditions, call 970-586-1222.
Reservations are needed to enter the Park at any location between 9 AM and 3 PM.  You may enter the park before 9AM and after 3PM without a reservation-  park pass fees are still applicable. 

Visit for show information and season passes
Located at Church of the Eternal Hills from 7 – 9 pm on specified nights
$30 per person (tickets may be purchased through the website or buy them at the door)

Village Activities
From ice-fishing on frozen lakes under an azure blue sky to hiking to the top of Mount Craig
(or “Baldy” as the locals call it), enjoying a dip in the cool lake or watching professional musicians perform in Broadway musicals in our Repertory Theatre after shopping and visiting our historical sites, Grand Lake provides activities for any adventurer.

Rocky Mountain National Park

  • Ranger-led snow treks
  • Ranger talks
  • Trail Ridge Road is open for ten miles past Grand Lake!
  • Video Presentations
  • Visitor Center
  • Wildlife

National Forest maps and annual and lifetime recreation passes that cover fees for National Parks and National Forests can be purchased online through These passes cover use fees for Arapaho National Recreation Area, or ANRA-only passes can be purchased through Passholders are still required to make reservations and purchase permits for campgrounds and other sites as necessary on
Recorded information is available on our Forest Information Line at 970-295-6600. If you have further questions, please email us at

Campground reservations are available online six months in advance at, so visitors looking to book for the peak summer season need to start planning now.