June 26, 2024

Discover the Best Silverthorne and Dillon, Colorado Events: 2024 Summer Edition

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Summer in Summit County is a magical time—with warm sunny days, cool mountain evenings, and a super-packed calendar of events. The towns of Silverthorne and Dillon are pulling out all the stops for summer 2024, with free concerts, holiday celebrations, art walks, and more. 

At Timberline Craft Kitchen + Cocktails, we know a thing or two about fun in Silverthorne and Dillon because we call this area home! So, get out your calendars and start blocking out some dates for these events you won’t want to miss this summer.

Silverthorne Events

July First Friday Concert with Blitzen Trapper 

  • Date: July 5, 2024 
  • Location: Rainbow Park, 590 Rainbow Drive, Silverthorne

Kick off your Independence Day weekend with a free community concert featuring indie folk-rock band Blitzen Trapper. This Portland-based group is known for their captivating live performances, blending psychedelic Americana with roots rock swagger. 

The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. and includes kids’ activities, a beer garden featuring local breweries, and food vendors. Don’t miss the special Fourth of July Renewable Resources Float, created in partnership with Breck Create.

Fourth of July Celebration in Silverthorne

  • Date: July 4, 2024 
  • Location: Rainbow Park, 590 Rainbow Drive, Silverthorne

Start your Fourth of July festivities early with a free patriotic concert by the National Repertory Orchestra from 10am-12pm. Enjoy family-friendly activities like face painting and an instrument petting zoo. Food will be available for purchase from local vendors. Bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating on the grass.

Sunday Art Stroll and Toddler Takeover 

  • Date: July 21, 2024 
  • Location: Silverthorne Pavilion, 400 Blue River Parkway, Silverthorne

Experience Silverthorne’s vibrant arts scene with this monthly summer event featuring pop-up artists and musicians throughout town from 11 am-3 pm. 

It’s a great opportunity to support local creatives while enjoying the sights and sounds of the Blue River. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., little ones can participate in the Toddler Takeover, which features engaging sensory activities focused on art, music, dance, and more.

August Silverthorne First Friday Block Party 

  • Date: August 2, 2024 
  • Location: Fourth Street Crossing and Outlets at Silverthorne Blue Village

Celebrate the height of summer with this community block party from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy live music from local bands, browse wares from area artists, and participate in creative activities at the Art Spot Silverthorne Makerspace. With entertainment and attractions spread across multiple venues, this promises to be a lively evening showcasing the best of Silverthorne.

September First Friday Concert with Neal Francis 

  • Date: September 6, 2024 
  • Location: Rainbow Park, 590 Rainbow Drive, Silverthorne

Close out the summer concert series with soulful singer-songwriter Neal Francis from 5:30-9pm. Known for his New Orleans-influenced R&B sound, Francis delivers captivating live performances blending vintage and modern styles. The event will also feature an opening set by local band Hobo Village, kids’ activities, and food vendors.

Dillon Events

The National Repertory Orchestra 

  • Date: July 1, 2024 
  • Location: Dillon Amphitheater, 135 W. Lodgepole Street, Dillon

Experience world-class classical music in a stunning outdoor setting with this free concert by the National Repertory Orchestra. The program will feature works by Dvořák, Vivaldi, Brahms, and more. Gates open at 5 pm for the 6:30 pm show. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating.

Yoga at the Amp 

  • Date: July 3, 2024 
  • Location: Dillon Amphitheater, 135 W. Lodgepole Street, Dillon

Start your holiday week with some relaxation and mindfulness at this family-friendly yoga session. Suitable for ages 10 and up, the class runs from 6:30-7:30pm and is followed by a happy hour. The cost is $20 per person – and is ongoing throughout the summer.

The United States Air Force Academy Band 

  • Date: July 4, 2024 
  • Location: Dillon Amphitheater, 135 W. Lodgepole Street, Dillon

Celebrate Independence Day with a free patriotic concert by the renowned United States Air Force Academy Band. This 50-piece ensemble delivers powerful performances honoring our nation’s heroes and showcasing musical excellence. Gates open at 5:30 pm for the 6:30 pm show.

Portugal. The Man with Tegan and Sara 

  • Date: July 11, 2024 
  • Location: Dillon Amphitheater, 135 W. Lodgepole Street, Dillon

Don’t miss this high-energy rock show featuring Grammy winners Portugal. The Man with special guests Tegan and Sara. Known for their infectious hit “Feel It Still,” Portugal. The Man delivers electrifying live performances. Gates open at 5:30pm for the 6:30pm show. Tickets on sale now.

Lake Street Dive – Good Together Tour 

  • Date: July 19, 2024 
  • Location: Dillon Amphitheater, 135 W. Lodgepole Street, Dillon

Enjoy an evening of soulful rock and sophisticated pop with Lake Street Dive and opening act The Lemon Twigs. Lake Street Dive is known for their pitch-perfect harmonies and genre-blending style. Gates at 6pm, show at 7 pm. This popular show is already sold out, but a waitlist is available.

moe. with High Five 

  • Date: July 29, 2024 
  • Location: Dillon Amphitheater, 135 W. Lodgepole Street, Dillon

Jam band legends moe. bring their exploratory rock sound to Dillon for a free Mountain Music Monday concert. With over 30 years of touring experience, moe. delivers mesmerizing musical journeys for their devoted fanbase. Gates at 5:30pm, show at 6:30pm.

Big Wild with Poolside and Twen 

  • Date: August 15, 2024
  • Location: Dillon Amphitheater, 135 W. Lodgepole Street, Dillon

Close out your summer with this genre-bending electronic music showcase featuring Big Wild, Poolside, and Twen. Big Wild’s lush soundscapes and live instrumentation create an immersive concert experience. Gates at 5:30 pm, show at 6:30 pm.

Plenty To Do In Silverthorne & Dillon – and Timberline Craft Kitchen’s Here To Help!

You can tell that the calendar is already filling up – and these are just the happenings in Dillon and Silverthorne! That’s not to mention all the downtown shopping, outdoor adventures, and dining options that the towns have to offer. And when you need a pick-me-up (or a concert pre-game drink), Timberline Craft Kitchen and Cocktails is here for you.

Visit us at our restaurant in Silverthorne to grab one of our signature cocktails – mixed just for you at the bar. Our friendly staff and locals are ready to help you enjoy the best of the summer here in town, and we can’t wait to welcome you in!

Have a great summer in Silverthorne, CO!

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