Events Around Grand Lake

Grand Lake Village activities to enjoy:
  • Dec. 16: Live Nativity at the stables at the entrance to town 5:00 pm through 7:30. Swing by at your convenience. Presented by Community Church of the Rockies in their soon-to-be new location.
  • Dec. 9 at 7:30pm & Dec. 10th ar 2pm:  One-Man Christmas Carol  (See ticket info at
  • Dec. 12 at 6:30pm:  Tales from the Past:  Featuring Elaine Busse! at the Community House
  • Dec. 16 at 7:30pm & Dec. 17 at 2pm: Home for the Holidays  (See ticket info at
  • Dec. 27 from 1pm- 4pm: Kauffman House Museum Tours Open for the Holiday Season 
  • Dec. 30 at 5pm & 8:30pm: Comedy Night (Visit for more info!)
  • Dec. 31 at 9pm: Celebrate New Year's Eve at the Rocky Mountain Rep!  (See ticket info at
  • Winter Clothing Drive:  Drop off gently used or new coats, hats, gloves, scarves, sweaters, etc. at "Wild About Birds" on the Grand Lake Boardwalk


Our Oldest Lady in Town, Elaine Busse, who turns 100 years old on April 1st will share tales of her many years in Grand Lake!


Check out the Holiday Theater Events!  Click the photos below for show information and ticket purchase!

December 9th and 10th

December 16th and 17th

December 31st
 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 2 PM.  You may enter the park before 9AM and after 2PM 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)



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.