Signature Events2018-07-30T14:08:47+00:00


Presented by the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce

The Castle Rock Chamber provides the Douglas County, Colorado community many signature events to enhance the local economy, help our member’s businesses grow and provide opportunities for education and networking.

Featured Event: 

Colorado Artfest at Castle Rock
Sep 8 & 9
Outlets at Castle Rock

Event Info

Signature Events


The Douglas County Fair and Rodeo is a family tradition featuring two entertainment stages, three PRCA Rodeos, Xtreme Bulls, Carnival, Antique Tractor Pull, Mutton Bustin’, Stick Horse Rodeo, Pancake Breakfast, 4-H and FFA exhibits – including livestock, general projects and the Jr. Livestock Sale.   The Fair Parade, which originated in 1954 and has long since become a staple of the summer’s liveliest weekend of the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo’s public events.

Douglas County Fair Parade
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Time: 9:30 AM
Downtown Castle Rock

Parade Registration-Now Open

golf pic

The weekend after Labor Day, the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce hosts a juried fine arts show with artists from across the country. Castle Rock provides the perfect canvas for the Annual Colorado Artfest, which has become a summertime tradition for residents and art enthusiasts alike. Enjoy continual live main stage entertainment featuring popular musicians, interactive exhibits for the kids, savor fabulous food/beverages and so much more!

29th Annual Colorado Artfest
at Castle Rock
Sat/Sun Sept. 8 & 9, 2018
(Sat) 9AM-6PM, (Sun) 10AM-5PM
Location: Outlets at Castle Rock

Near the LED sign in the East Parking Lot

Event Website
View Photos from our 2017 Event

2016 Starlighting
Click Photo to view 2016 Images

Presented by the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce, the Castle Rock “Lighting of the Star” has been a community event shared by residents dating back to 1936. The same spirit of volunteerism, generosity and love of tradition exists today as Castle Rock businesses and residents prepare to celebrate Starlighting downtown on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

Castle Rock Starlighting
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 2 PM to 7 PM
Historic Wilcox Square

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This annual event is held in April. The purpose of the event is for the installation of new officers and Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce. Also the presentation of the annual Business(person), Citizen, Ambassador, Volunteer of the Year and Philip S. Miller awards.  View nominees

2019 Annual Banquet
More Info Coming Soon

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2018 Best of the Best Nominees

The Subaru Elephant Rock was founded in 1987 as a small, local ride, and since has grown to be one of the largest and most respected community cycling events in the Rocky Mountain Region.  With 6,000 registrants each year, the Subaru Elephant Rock ranks among the largest century rides in both the U.S. and the world.  Each year the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce supports and promotes this event by serving beer on site at the fairgrounds.  Look for our beer booth and grab yourself a cold one as you cheer on the riders.

2019 Info Coming Soon

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The Chamber Golf Tournament kickoffs the Chamber’s summer events.  Combining the best of business and pleasure, the Tournament provides the perfect blend of traditional play with a modern twist. This enjoyable day allows for businesses to use this unique event to connect with clients or colleagues.

2019 Chamber Golf Tournament
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The Castle Rock WineFest, an outdoor wine tasting event, will offer more than two dozen wineries and over 180 varietals of the finest Colorado wine. This event draws wine aficionados for its fabulous wine tastings, live music and unique artisan vendors.  On going activities like a exciting Grape Stomp will certainly help you work up an appetite, but no worries, we have plenty of amazing Food Truck vendors. There is also a Beer Garden where patrons can purchase a cold craft beer local to Castle Rock!  Please Note:   This event is indented for adults only—No Children & No Pets will be allowed. There’s truly something for everyone at this Wine Festival!

16th Annual Castle Rock WineFest
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Time: 2 PM to 8 PM
Butterfield Crossing Park

Event Website
View Photos from our 2017 Event