Signature Winter Events

From mountain music festivals and concerts to ski races and family-friendly events, Grand County has something for everyone all season long. With almost an event every single day from November to March, come make the most of your stay in the Rocky Mountains.

To help with the planning, we've made a list of some of our favorite winter events for you:

31st Annual Three Lakes Ice Fishing Contest


January 25-27, 2019 | Granby

Participate in one of the best ice fishing contests in the Rockies! Enter to win prizes in the 29th Annual Three Lakes Ice Fishing Contest. You won't want to miss out on this competition.

Annual Stagecoach Classic Race & Tour


January 26, 2019 | Tabernash

The Stagecoach Classic at Devil's Thumb Ranch is an "off the map" 30km or 15km classic only cross-country ski race. Whether you are a serious nordic skier and racer, an old-school tourist, or anywhere in between, the Stagecoach Classic is a unique chance to experience a trek from Devil's Thumb Ranch through the old Idlewild Ski Area to Hideaway Park in Winter Park.

Festival of Trees


November 30, 2018 | Fraser

Come participate in one of Grand County's favorite holiday events - the Festival of Trees! View more than 30 decorated trees, wreaths and menorahs, participate in an auction, and visit with Santa.

Grand Lake Annual Winter Carnival


February 9, 2019 | Grand Lake

Join Grand Lake for all of the wonderful events of Winter Carnival 2018! The day is packed with fun-filled events like teapot curling in the ice rink and the "Grandy Awards & Ball," and don't forget to stay for the fireworks!

Home for the Holidays with Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre


December 15-16, 2018 | Grand Lake

Join the Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre alums as they present a festive and heartwarming holiday tribute. Home for the Holidays is the perfect way to celebrate that season!

Tommelfest Devil's Thumb Ranch


December 8, 2018 | Tabernash

Come join in the fun at this all-day, family-friendly event. Kick off the cross-country ski season with free lessons, team sprints, live music, a keg toss, BBQ, retail specials and prizes at Tommelfest & Holiday Gift Market at Devil's Thumb Ranch.