Your Guide to the Best Live Music in Winter Park, CO

There are so many fun things to do in Winter Park, Colorado. From hiking and biking to skiing and snowboarding, it’s almost impossible to be bored! If you’re looking for a little relaxation in between thrills, consider listening to live music. You can head downtown to see a local band or attend a popular event like the Colorado Music Festival. Whatever you choose, we promise you’ll leave with lasting memories! Keep reading for details on the best live music in Winter Park, CO.

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How to Enjoy Live Music in Winter Park, CO

Festivals & Events

In the summertime, Winter Park hosts a variety of performances across a range of genres. Check out the Hideaway Park Concert Series where you’ll find weekly live music performed by local artists as well as concerts by national acts. We recommend packing a picnic dinner, your favorite beverage, and a blanket/chairs for a laid-back evening in the park.

The Colorado Music Festival (CMF) is another must-see during the summer months. It’s held in Boulder, CO, about 90 minutes from Winter Park. Founded in 1976, the CMF presents classical music concerts performed by professional musicians from around the world. The event draws over 20,000 people each year, so be sure to purchase your tickets early.

Music Series

If you’re visiting Winter Park during ski season, you’re in luck! There’s almost always something going on in Cooper Creek Square. Check the Winter Park Information Center or view the online calendar of events for details. Some of our favorite live music events include:

  • Campfire Music Series (December – March): Sing along to your favorite classics around the heat of a real wood fireplace! Guests are invited to warm up and enjoy music at the Village Gazebo every Wednesday from 4 to 5 p.m. You’ll even get a free cup of hot chocolate.
  • Derailer Bar Music Series (January – April): Located at the base of Winter Park Resort, the Derailer Bar has a New Belgium Music Series on Fridays as well as a Coors Light Music Series on Saturdays from 3 to 5 p.m. It’s a great place to chow down and take a break from the slopes.


There’s nothing better than warm food, cold beer, and great tunes after hours on the mountain. Head to Smokin’ Moe’s for their famous BBQ wings and live music on weekends. Or, check out Winter Park Pub, The Basement, or Ullrs Tavern. They’re popular haunts where you can pull up a bar stool and get to know the locals. Pool tables and frequent live music complete the après-ski experience.

Make Your Reservations Today with StayWinterPark

After enjoying the best live music in Winter Park, CO, you’ll likely need some peace and quiet! Take an easy drive back to one of our vacation rentals and unwind. StayWinterPark has a wide range of private homes, condos  to choose from. Plus, our properties boast some of the best amenities in the area and are just minutes from Hideaway Park and Cooper Creek Square.

If you’re traveling with the family, consider booking 61 Jabberwocky. This spacious, pet-friendly home is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in Fraser, CO. It’s just one block from Main Street and is convenient to various shops, restaurants, and Hideaway Park. Comfortable accommodations and modern amenities make 61 Jabberwocky ideal for a fun family getaway.

Check our availability and make your reservations today. We look forward to having you!


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