Town Annual Events


The Town of Minturn strives to host quality events and educational programming for its citizens and business community.  Every summer, the Minturn Market brings a multitude of unique vendors and thousands of visitors to historic downtown Minturn for shopping, live music, socializing and family fun.  In addition, we host a variety of other events including a free summer concert series, winter barstool racing, and holiday celebrations including Independence Day and Halloween.  Please visit the Community Calendar on the homepage to confirm event happenings, dates and times.  

For a calendar of all upcoming events please check the Town Event Calendar.  Please note that events are subject to change.  Please confirm all events on the event calendar on the homepage, or contact town staff to confirm, prior to attending any events or activities.  


Minturn Events (subject to change)


Christmas Tree Bonfire (and Pickup) 

  • Date: 2024 Date TBD (Typically the first or second Friday in January)
  • Time: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Little Beach Park, upper parking lot, 800 Cemetery Rd, Minturn,
  • Description: Come enjoy a small-town celebration to close out the holiday season. Visit with friends around a warm fire and enjoy free hot chocolate and s'mores. Residents may leave their undecorated trees at the end of their driveway on designated dates, for free pick-up by the Minturn Public Works Dept, or you can drop your tree off directly to the upper parking lot at Little Beach Park anytime within that same time frame.  For specific details, visit the events calendar on our homepage, and stay tuned for email updates.  

Minturn Market

  • Date: June 17, 2023 - September 2, 2023
    • June 17th - Father's Day Theme Market
    • June 24th - "Made From Scratch" Theme Market
    • July 1 - September 2 - Minturn Market regular season
  • Time: 9:00am to 2:00pm
  • Location: Downtown Minturn
  • Description: The original Eagle County market, and the local’s favorite, the Minturn Market is a true artisan market showcasing a variety of local products – food trucks, fresh produce, baked goods, art & pottery, clothing & jewelry, pet products and much more! You’ll enjoy live music, a variety of vendors, and our KIDS ZONE (Featuring a climbing wall, face painting, bounce house, mechanical bull and a build-your-own stuffed animal statoin).  In addition, this year - we are hosting a weekly Kids Storytime featuring local children's authors.  The Minturn market takes place Saturdays, June 17th through September 2rd from 9am – 2pm rain or shine, in historic downtown Minturn.  For more information, visit our Market page at
  • Contact: Email

Blue Starlite Drive-In

  • Date:  Dates vary, see website for schedule and tickets
  • Location: Little Beach Park
  • Description: One of the "Coolest Outdoor Movie Theaters in the World" — Conde Nast
  • Contact: Website

Independence Day Celebration

  • Date: Sunday, July 2nd, 2023
  • Description:  Minturn's annual Independence Day Celebration will take place on Sunday, July 2nd.                                                                                                        We will have live music from The Williams Brothers Band, with the Tim & Kristine Trio opening.  We will also have a bounce house, mechanical bull, face painting and a balloon artist.  Food, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase by Magustos.  BYOB refreshments welcome, but please no glass in the park.  Blankets and low camp chairs welcome.  Dogs welcome, but please keep your furry friends leashed.  For details, visit

Minturn Summer Concert Series

  • Date: Thursdays, July 6th through August 17th, 2023
  • Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location: Little Beach Park
  • Description: Free outdoor concert series hosted by the Minturn Community Fund. This is a “can’t miss” Minturn summer event!
  • Contact: Website

Minturn Hometown Throwdown

  • Date: Saturday, September 30th, 2023 -  Fall Kickoff Music Festival 
  • Times: All Day (Afternoon / Evening)
  • Locations: Multiple Outdoor Locations
  • Description: Come hear great local music at multiple outdoor venues throughout town
  • Contact: Website

Minturn Halloween

  • Date: Monday, October 30, 2023
  • Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm (or until the candy runs out)
  • Location: Town Hall
  • Description:  Trick or Treating at Town Hall, along with Photo Ops

Town Tree Lighting

  • Date: Friday, December 1, 2023
  • Time: 6pm - 7pm
  • Location: Downtown Minturn (Holy Toledo)
  • Description: A traditional small-town tree lighting celebration for both locals and visitors.  Kid's Trivia and Prizes, a Reading of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, Free Hot Cocoa, Carolers and More!  


Minturn Halloween