Estes Park Wedding Weekend Activities

How to make the most of the time you have with your friends and family during your wedding weekend.

Estes Park, Colorado

For most couples planning their wedding in Estes Park, they are planning a Destination Wedding, with friends and family coming in from all over the world. Make sure your guests are prepared to see the Estes Park that you know and fell in love with.

Pre-Wedding Activities – Most of your guests will begin arriving the day before your wedding or sooner. Provide them with a list of activities they can do on their own or plan a group outing. We’ve done the research for you, read on for a list of ideas to complete your wedding weekend!


Group Hike – Plan a central meeting location, then car pool to your favorite trail head, Gem Lake is a favorite around here.

Estes Park, Colorado

Guys Golf – Estes Park has two golf courses, get your guys together for a little pre wedding bonding.

Relax at the Spa – Planning a wedding is hard, take a time out at River’s Point Spa

The Baldpate Inn – The soup, the salad, the CORNBREAD, the views, the history, this historic Inn is a must see!

Wine Tasting – Head to Snowy Peaks Winery.

White Water Rafting – For the adventurous ones in your group plan a trip to go white water rafting.

Stanley Tour – Learn about the history of the Stanley and its founder, F.O. Stanley, on this 90 minute walking tour.

The Wheel Bar – Want to keep the party going? Head to The Wheel Bar any night of the week!

Welcome Reception – In lieu of a traditional rehearsal dinner, invite all your guests to mingle over hors-d’oeuvres and cocktails. Just remember, you should head to bed early!

Wedding Day – You will be busy getting ready for the big event, but your guests will have most of the day to explore Estes Park. Provide them with a list of your favorite Estes Park sights and hang outs.

Post Wedding – Take advantage of having your friends and family together and plan to spend time with them by hosting a farewell brunch.  This could be as simple as a DIY bagel and coffee bar or renting your favorite breakfast venue for a full breakfast.

What are some of your must do activities in Estes Park? Will you be putting together an itinerary for your guests?

Written by: Laura Franklin

Photos by : Visual Poetry by Meghan