Free Summer Activities

Enjoy Winter Park on a Budget this Summer

Free Summer Activties

Winter Park stands out from other mountain towns not only because of our amazing opportunities for recreation and friendly locals but also because of our affordability! There are so many chances to save money without missing out on all the good times to be had in Winter Park this summer! Check out our tips for enjoying Free Activities this Summer while making your escape to the mountains!

High Note Thursday's in Hideaway Park

Kicking off the Summer Music Festival season in Winter Park is a FREE Big Head Todd & the Monsters concert on June 22nd, as part of our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony introducing the Brand New Hideaway Park Stage! Every Thursday in Hideaway Park is High Note Thursday with a free concert, 6-8pm. Attendees are welcome to bring their own picnic basket, as there are not any concessions on Thursday nights. Many local restaurants offer to-go specials and discounts. You can eve grab a six pack on your way to the park since High Note Thursday’s are BYOB! (no glass please) 

Fitness in the Park 9-10am Every Sunday!

Join us Sundays June 18-August 27, 2017 in Hideaway Park or Cooper Creek Square for FREE fitness classes! Check here for class descriptions!

Lance Gutersohn’s 4th of July Celebration

Come join us for an evening of free family fun with a magic show, face painters, live music and of course fireworks at dark to celebrate Independence Day on July 4, 2017, in Hideaway Park, downtown Winter Park!

44th Annual Fine Art & Fine Crafts Fair

Jul 22, 2017 - Jul 23, 2017 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Approximately 70 artists featuring fine arts and crafts such as jewelry, Photography, Metalwork, Mixed Media, Pottery, Painting, Glass, Wood, and Fiber. The Alpine ArtAffair is a friendly outdoor not-for-profit juried show, staffed by volunteers who strive to provide an enjoyable experience for artists and visitors alike. Proceeds from applications and booth fees provide scholarships - funding to local students, schools, and arts in the community.

Colorado Freeride Festival

Colorado Freeride Festival, hosted at Trestle Bike Park in Winter Park, Colorado, is a full weekend of all things mountain bike. Join us for races for all ages, lessons, family activities, bike vendors, and of course the Slopestyle event that brings world class downhill riders from all over the world. For more info and schedule, click here!

Winter Park Craft Fair

Aug 11, 2017 - Aug 13, 2017

The Winter Park, Colorado Craft Fair is an arts and crafts fair on the main street of Winter Park, each August. We have a great selection of handmade crafts. Help us celebrate our 20th year with this event in Winter Park.

Solshine Music Festival

August 12th, 2017 | 6-8pm

Join us for the 7th Annual SolShine Music Festival, our new state-of-the-art stage with be rocking with live music at Hideaway Park outdoor amphitheater!  Check back soon for more information, here! This FREE show is part of the Odell Brewing Co Summer Concert Series!

Winter Park Music Festival

Aug 26, 2017 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Rock out at 9,000 feet! The annual Winter Park Music Festival attracts well known and loved rock artists and their fans.... check back soon to find out who will be rocking Hideaway Park at this FREE event! Click Here for more info!

Hiking and Biking Trails

Check out the 600+ miles of Hiking and Biking trails near Winter Park! Here is a list of some of our Favorite local trails! Be sure to Hashtag #WinterParkLife or #PlayWinterPark on your pictures and we will share them! For local maps, hiking maps and trail info, Click Here!


Check the Play Winter Park Event Calendar for more info on upcoming events in Winter Park, Colorado! Also, head to our Deals page to find discounts on Summer Activities, lodging and more! For all Lodging options, Click Here! We can’t wait to play this Summer in Colorado’s Favorite Playground, Winter Park!