Must-See Events in Grand County

Explore Grand County’s calendar of events with top things to do, concerts, dining experiences and more. Whether you’re looking specifically for upcoming events in Winter Park, Fraser, Grand Lake, Granby or Kremmling, or simply on the lookout for fun things to do, we’ve compiled the best of the best in Grand County so you can focus on all the fun you will be having on your upcoming adventure. 

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Christmas Tree Lighting 2023

Kremmling, CO

December 2, 2023

Description If you haven’t heard, we have the biggest living Christmas tree this side of the Mississippi. To kick off Christmas in Kremmling, we will have festivities in the Town Square. This will be an event that the whole family will enjoy! Santa and his reindeer, cookies with hot cocoa and apple cider, hay rides, smores, and crafts!!! Hope to see you here!



Winter Park, CO

December 24, 2023

Winter Park’s most beloved holiday tradition, the Torchlight Parade! Join us for an evening filled with Holiday cheer, from photos with Santa to caroling throughout the village. Stay warm by the bonfire while enjoy the firework display and torchlight parade illuminating the night sky. This year’s event will take place on Hughes. Red Chair plaza and the base area in front of Larry Sale will be the best viewing areas. Santa Claus is coming to Winter Park Resort! Get a free printed photo of you and your family with Santa at the Village Gazebo from 1 – 4pm. Stop by the Hot Chocolate Bar at Bradley’s or next to the Gondola before the show for a tasty warm-up! Regular and spiked hot chocolate available. The fun doesn’t end after Torchlight! Join us at Sunspot for an unforgettable Christmas Eve dinner, reserve your spot here.


New Year’s Eve with Rocky Mountain Rep

Grand Lake, CO

December 31, 2023

“New Year’s Eve with Rocky Mountain Rep” is December 31st, at 9:00pm. Join us and celebrate as Rocky Mountain Rep invites alumnus and Henry Award winner, Mitchell Lewis, to return to Grand Lake for a one-night-only performance! Enjoy dinner, perhaps even dine out at one of Grand Lake’s outstanding restaurants. Come to Rocky Mountain Rep for a fantastic performance, and then bundle up and go watch the Town of Grand Lake fireworks. What a fabulous night!!



Get to Know Grand County

Colorado River

The Colorado River encompasses parts of seven U.S. and two Mexican states, and it all starts right here in Grand County.

Blue River

The Blue River is roughly 65 miles long and is a tributary of the mighty Colorado River.

Lake Granby

Located on the Colorado River, Lake Granby is a massive body of water brimming with options for outdoor lovers.

Shadow Mountain Lake

Dramatic peaks of the Rocky Mountains in the background, Shadow Mountain Lake is a high-elevation reservoir for outdoor fun.

The Grand Lake

Grand Lake forms a continuous body of water neighboring Shadow Mountain Lake, and both lakes remain full year long.