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PLUS

KEEPING THE BLUES ALIVE YOUTH STAGE
NIGHTLY SHOWS AT SMOKIN' MOE'S - MUSIC ON THE MALL AT COOPER CREEK
ULLRS SHOWS - FEST AFTER PARTY AT WINTER PARK PUB

PLUS

KEEPING THE BLUES ALIVE YOUTH STAGE
NIGHTLY SHOWS AT SMOKIN' MOE'S - MUSIC ON THE MALL AT COOPER CREEK
ULLRS SHOWS - FEST AFTER PARTY AT WINTER PARK PUB

FESTIVAL TIMES
SAT JUNE 23: 11AM – 6PM
SUN JUNE 24: 11AM – 6PM
Gates Open at 10AM

PLAN ON STAYING THE WEEKEND TO ENJOY:

• Two full days of live music, vendors and friends (and then some!)
• The Keeping The Blues Alive Youth Stage both days
• Nightly shows at Smokin’ Moe’s Ribhouse & Saloon
• Music On The Square at Cooper Creek
• Annual Blues From The Top 16 After Party at Winter Park Pub
FESTIVAL

FAQ

Where can I buy tickets?

Please save the dates and check back for linep and ticket info!

How much are the event tickets?

All tickets sales are non-refundable.

 

Ticket pricing and information coming soon.

What are the Night & other Official Featured Shows?

Official fest shows and afterparties will be listed here and elsewhere on the site. Please save the dates and check back.

How do I obtain a media pass?

Please complete the Media Pass Application.

Who do I call for lodging?

Please visit our  Lodging section of our website.

Where can I park?

Parking is available throughout town. There is also free parking at Cooper Creek Square, across the street from the Festival Entrance, located at 225, 47 Cooper Creek Way, Winter Park, CO 80482.

 

Handicap parking is available and located on corner of Highway 40 and Rendezvous Way, near Gate Entrance, but is limited to first come.

Is there FREE Public Transportation?

Yes - visit TheLiftWP.com for schedule information and routes. Please note, buses run until 2:00 a.m. into Winter Park and Fraser only. Call the Free Shuttle Line at 970.726.4163 for Night Shuttle information. 

We also suggest downloading the RIDEHOP app. Once downloaded, use Ride Code: lift. This way you may find your bus in real time. Each bus has a GPS tracker so you may see the location of the bus on your route.

Where can I camp?

Please call the US Forest Service at 970.887.4100 for the most up-to-date camping information and conditions.

 

Camping and RV parking in the area: PlayWinterPark.com

Will there be food sold at the event?

Yes, 5-7 various food vendors will be selling food from Bar-B-Que, Burgers, Noodle Bowls, Catfish and Shrimp, etc.

Will alcoholic drinks be sold?

Yes, we will have beer at $ 6.00, wine at $ 7.00 and mixed drinks at $ 8.00, along with specials each day! There is also water ($ 2.00/bottle), sold at our Grand County Blues Society tent to help raise money for the Blues in The School Program. Our vendors will also be selling various non-alcoholic products.

Are kids free?

Kids 12 and under are free in General Admission, when accompanied by adult and no ticket required.

How can I sponsor this event?

We love our sponsors! Please contact us via email or any Grand Blues Society board member to find out what great opportunities there are for Sponsorship to this great non-profit event!

Download Sponsorship Brochure at the bottom of the OUR SPONSORS section.

How can I become a vendor for the event?

Click here for Vendor Application.

How can I volunteer?

Click here for Volunteer Application.

Volunteers in various areas needed from Thursday June 22rd thru Monday June 26th. Community Service offered as a non-profit festival!

What time do gates open on the day of the event?

Gates open at 10 a.m. Music starts at 11:00 a.m. and goes until 7:00 p.m.

(Please note: all times and artists are subject to change)

What else is there to do besides enjoy music during the event?

Great food vendors, vendors selling clothing, jewelry, art, etc., and the famous Future of The Blues stage for kids, promoting youth in music.

Where can I find information on the Town of Winter Park & Greater Area?

Go to playWinterPark.com for the official community website. There you will find an array of activities, hiking/biking trail maps, restaurants, shopping and monthly event calendar and other services.

What Can you Bring?

  • Folding chairs

  • Soft sided cooler - 1 per person,
    12x17” max size

  • Empty hydration/camel backs

  • Hand held umbrella - no larger than 42” in diameter when opened

  • Soft sided bags/packs only - One bag per person

  • Empty water bottles - Plastic or aluminum

  • Empty plastic/paper cups

  • Pre-sliced fruits/vegetables/small snacks

  • Binoculars

What not to Bring?

  • No pets

  • No hard sided coolers

  • No filled hydration/camel backs

  • No umbrellas larger than 42” or umbrella chairs

  • No luggage carriers, carts, wagons, rolling luggage

  • No beverages in glass or aluminum

  • No non-factory sealed beverages

  • No glass containers

  • No tents or tent like structure

  • No alcohol – drinks may be purchased inside the venue

  • No illegal drugs

  • No smoking by town ordinance

  • No Frisbees, firearms, weapons, confetti, bullhorns, noisemakers, laser pointers

LODGING

RMG
Resort Management Group
Winter Park, CO

(800) 926-4386
(970) 887-6030
www.winterparklodging.com

WPML
Winter Park Mountain Lodge
81699 US 40 • Winter Park, CO

(855) 891-9900
www.winterparkhotel.com  •  email

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Best Western 
Alpenglow Lodge
78665 US-40
Winter Park, CO 80482

(970) 726-8088
www.bestwestern.com

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CAMPING?

Click here for a list of campgrounds in the Grand County area.

FIND US

Blues From The Top

Hideaway Park

78927 U.S. 40

Winter Park, CO 80482

 

2018 FESTIVAL HOURS:

Saturday 6/24: 10am - 7pm

​Sunday 6/25: 10am - 7pm

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