Events in Castle Rock Colorado 2018
SUMMER EVENTS IN CASTLE ROCK
DOWNTOWN CASTLE ROCK ANNOUNCES EXCITING 2018 SUMMER EVENT LINEUP
Festival Park Opening, Oktoberfest, Free Concerts and More
The Castle Rock Downtown Alliance announced their 2018 summer event lineup today.
“There’s something here for people of all ages, and we are ready for warmer weather and the start of the season,” said Jason Gray, owner of Crowfoot Valley Coffee and President of the Downtown Merchants Association.
Highlights of this year’s season include the opening of the reimagined Festival Park and the extremely popular Oktoberfest celebration in September.
“We’re very proud of the lineup this year, but we’re really excited for everyone to see the reconstructed Festival Park. Downtown Castle Rock has gone through some fantastic changes, and the events get better every single year.”
The Downtown Alliance, with support from this year’s community partners Bellco Credit Union, Independent Bank, Crystal Valley, Medved, The Emporium and Boot Barn, will again offer a variety of free, family fun including:
- Starlight Movie, July 14, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
- Fun in the Sun, July 17, 11a.m. – 2 p.m.
- Boots and Brews, July 28, after the parade – 4 p.m.
- Street Party & Concert Under the Lights, August 10, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
- Sunday Dinner, August 19, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
- Community Street Party & Concert, September 4, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
- Oktoberfest, September 29, 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
- Halloween Party, October 31
Castle Rock Summer 2018
Outdoor Concerts in Castle Rock Summer 2018 TBA
Great music, perfect temperatures and spending time under the stars is the recipe for a beautiful summer night in Castle Rock. Make that dream a reality by joining the Town for the Summer Concert Series at the Amphitheater at Philip S. Miller Park.
Back for the second year, the concert series brings amazing events to the Amphitheater at Philip S. Miller Park on select weekends May through September. Enjoy live music from nationally known bands, along with craft beer and cocktails under the stars. Think a more intimate version of Red Rocks Amphitheater. These ticketed music events have already become a signature part of summers in Castle Rock.
Tickets go on sale Monday, May 1! Head to CRgov.com/PSMConcerts for details. But, don’t wait. These concerts are expected to be very popular. Tickets range from $10 to $45 depending on the artist.
The concert series is part of Town Council’s goal to keep our community character alive and ramp up community festivals, concerts and activities. The priority is to continue to bring family-friendly events to the Downtown area and Philip S. Miller Park.
Upcoming educational program teaches about animals around the Rock
Whether it’s raptors, reptiles or other creepy crawlies, Castle Rock has a whole host of residents some may not know about. The Town’s wildlife education program teaches people about everything, and everyone, we share our home with. Come learn about the characteristics that make these animals unique at the outdoor Animals Around the Rock educational series.
Presented in partnership with the Douglas Land Conservancy, join Nature’s Educators to discover more about the various types of animals that live over, under and around Castle Rock. Meet these animal ambassadors and hear a presentation about their personal stories. Plus, stay after to get an up-close and personal experience with the animals.
Each event is free, and registration is recommended but not required. Bring the family and a picnic dinner and get ready for a wild experience.
Raptors Over the Rock
Tuesday, July 17, 6-7:30 p.m.
The Amphitheater at Philip S. Miller Park
Learn about the characteristics that define raptors, including where they live and how they hunt.
Reptiles Under the Rock
Tuesday, July 24, 6-7:30 p.m.
The Amphitheater at Philip S. Miller Park
Meet six native reptiles and learn about their habitats, diets, defenses and more.
Creepy Crawlies Around the Rock
Saturday, Oct. 20, 1-3 p.m.
Celebrate the spooky season with this Halloween-themed event. Learn about snakes, spiders, toads, owls and hissing cockroaches.
Donations to the Douglas Land Conservancy are suggested. Recommended donations are $10 per person or $20 per family. The Douglas Land Conservancy is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and conservation of the natural character, habitat and open space of Colorado.
More information and registration is available at CRgov.com/RockAnimals.
Farmers Market in Castle Rock runs July – October at Festival Park 8-1
Every Saturday, from July to October, the Farmer’s Market t Saturday mornings on 3rd and Elbert Streets, Castle Rock. July – Sept gets everyone’s mouth watering. Area farmers truck in their crop — the highest quality fruits and vegetables are available and the prices are low enough that you can buy by the bushel. For more information, please contact (720) 733-6930.
Douglas County Fair
More information about the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo can be found here.
Colorado Art Fest at Castle Rock
29th Annual Colorado Artfest at Castle Rock
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Time: 9 AM to 6 PM
Sunday, September 9, 2018
Time: 10 AM to 5 PM
Location: To Be Confirmed
A weekend of original artwork, live music, strolling the first weekend in September.
entertainers, cultural activities, food and fun in historic downtown Castle Rock. Contact the Castle Rock Chamber
of Commerce at (303) 688-4597 or visit www.CastleRockCulture.com
FREE Trick or Treat Street in Downtown Castle Rock – October 31
From 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. enjoy fun for all ages throughout the downtown area of Castle Rock. More info TBA.
Festival Park and Downtown Castle Rock (map)
Ghosts and goblins, princesses and Jedi swarm into Downtown Castle Rock for Trick or Treating, costume contests, crafts and family fun in celebration of Halloween.
Give back to those less fortunate in our community at the Annual Turkey Rock Trot 5K and Family Fun Run. This great event is a fundraiser for the Douglas / Elbert County Task Force at the Douglas County Event Center. Thanksgiving Day November 22, 2018