There's never a dull moment in Castle Rock in the summertime and beyond. No matter the time of year or the day of the week, the Castle Rock events calendar has something fun going on. Castle Rock venues come in all shapes and sizes, indoors and outdoors. Get a feel for Castle Rock following our events calendar listed below.
Spring brings the Front Range Showcase where
consumers browse booths displaying all that Castle
Rock has to offer in shopping, business, home,
garden and play. This trade show brings thousands of
people who want to be entertained and educated on
the different products and services in the area.
Entertainment on the main stage and informational
seminars augment this well attended Showcase.
Located at the
Elephant Rock Bike Tour
On the first Sunday in June, more than 7,000 riders spin their wheels in the Elephant Rock Bike Tour. Courses range from 16 to 100 miles in length with Castle Rock being the start and finish line. Once the trek is done, riders fill up on delicious food, brew and enjoy the festival activities. And, believe it or not, every year there is a real live elephant present at the event, which adds to the fun.
Castle Rock WineFest
Truly a highlight of the summer includes the Castle
Rock WineFest where over 20
The lazy days of August celebrate the charm of the
Old-fashioned County Fair and the tradition of the
Douglas County Fair Parade and BBQ. These two events
have been held for over 65 years. This week
showcases bronco busting rodeos, carnival rides and
parades complete with cotton candy, hot-dogs and
lemonade. After the downtown parade on Saturday, a
scrumptious BBQ with all the fixin's is held at the
Castle Rock Fire Department. To top things off, an
evening concert is held at the
Indian summer in September begins with the biggest
annual celebration in our historic
November is another special time in Castle Rock. That's when our oldest traditional celebration, Starlighting, takes place. Kids, parents and grandparents become wide-eyed as Santa Claus lights the giant star on top of The Rock at Castle Rock. The Saturday before Thanksgiving, the whole town joins in to sing Silent Night while sipping hot chocolate and lighting holiday candles. Enjoy carriage rides, a live nativity scene, caroling groups and more at this home-town festive event.