One of the main reasons you, as a traveler, have chosen a vacation home instead of a hotel room for your Estes Park, Colorado accommodations is the kitchen spaces that are included with the rental. You know how expensive it can be to dine out at every meal, and although you will still need to spend some money on food supplies, enjoying a meal or three at home in your Voyago Vacation Rentals comfy hideaway will go a long way towards easing the costs of travel. And because shopping should be fun while on vacation, this guide to the local farmers and craft markets in Estes Park will give you a fantastic way to stock your pantry and refrigerator while also offering a taste of Colorado in the form of fresh produce and baked goods.

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Estes Valley Farmers Market, Estes Park Visitor’s Center, June Through September

As you may be well aware, the winter months are cold and snowy, so our farmers markets are only open during the summer months, but that’s ok; it just gives us more time to anticipate all the treasures we will find during our market wanderings. Nestled in the shadows of the mountains the surround Estes Park, multicolored awnings ensure that the treasures you are exploring will stay out of the elements. The market is open every Thursday (rain or shine) from 8 AM until 1 PM. Wondering what you will find during your own adventures at the Estes Valley Farmers Market? It may be easier to describe all the things that won’t be there, but we don’t mind giving you a hint or two. Obviously, the content is ever changing, but this wonderful market is the ideal spot to purchase locally grown produce and homemade baked goods, plus flowers, art, and crafts.

Estes Park Art Market, May 25-27, Bond Park

The best artists are drawn to our little piece of paradise and the Estes Park Art Market that is held Memorial Day weekend is where many of them display their masterpieces and have been doing so for over 40 years, much to our delight. Offering a variety of art of many genres, visitors can expect to see not just paintings, but photography, fabric art, even 3-D characterizations designed to fascinate, all of which make memorable souvenirs from your fabulous escape to our beloved mountain town. Admission is free so you can save your money to purchase your favorite pieces in the collection and the show starts at 9 AM all three days and ends at 5 PM on the 25th and 26th and at 3 PM on May 27th.

Handmade in Colorado Expo, August 23-25 in Bond Park

While the Handmade in Colorado Expo hasn’t been around as long as the Estes Park Art Market, it has been a beautiful celebration of independent designer’s works for 17 years this August, and we at Voyago definitely recommend that our guests explore the wares during their summer stay. Everything in this artistic event is handmade. You’ll find glass art, food, and even jewelry in addition to the more standard mediums often found at local art shows. Also offering live music and live art performances, we promise that every minute will be worth celebrating and when you find “THE” piece that speaks to your heart it will serve as a reminder of your incredible vacation in Estes Park. Admission is free and start and stop times are 11 AM -6 PM on August 23, 10 AM- 7 PM on August 24, and 10 AM- 4 PM on August 25.

Annual Arts & Crafts Festival, September 14th & 15th in Bond Park

If you are beginning to think that Bond Park is the epicenter of art festivals, you may be right, especially as the beginning of fall brings the Annual Arts & Crafts Festival to town once again. The art is guaranteed to make you happy, featuring photography, paintings, even glasswork and jewelry, but if you find yourself distracted by the beauty of the weather and the stunning and colorful trees of fall, no one will blame you. Life is beautiful in the fall in Estes Park, and because this show is more than just art, guests can expect to find bath and body products, pottery, textiles, yarn items, and so much more, the wares you purchase are guaranteed to shine equally bright. Admission is free and the event starts at 9 AM both days, ending at 5 PM on Saturday and 4 PM on Sunday.

Plenty of Room to Store Your Treasures

As you meander the aisles of the different events listed here, you can rest assured there will be plenty of room in which to store your treasures! Spacious, comfortable, and luxurious, our Voyago Vacation Rentals also offer fully equipped laundry rooms (or stackable units hidden away behind closet doors), enabling travelers to pack light and save room for all the glorious art purchased at the different festivals. Reserve your favorite escape today!

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