Welcome to Salida, Colorado!
The 2015 GENTLEMEN OF THE ROAD STOPOVER in Salida, Colorado will be Aug. 21-22, featuring MUMFORD AND SONS, THE FLAMING LIPS, Blake Mills, Dawes, James Vincent McMorrow, Jeff The Brotherhood, Jenny Lewis, the Vaccines and Tune-Yards, all at the Vandaveer Ranch southeast of Salida on Highway 50.
Tickets are on sale now at www.gentlemenoftheroad.com/tickets.
Vendors, entertainers and volunteers may submit information to beatrice.price@cityofSalida.com.
Lodging: Our Members who have notified us as of March 10, that they still have lodging available during the concert:
Great Western, 800-777-7947 (Under construction but should have rooms available in May)
Chalk Creek Campground, 719-395-8301
Bighorn Park, 719-942-4266
River Orchard Place, 214-533-6956
19th Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous, July 11, 1-5 pm
One-day brewfest in beautiful Riverside Park in downtown Salida where the Arkansas River hugs our city. Featuring the different and unique beers by specialty craft brewers from around Colorado.
The VIP Experience ($100) Includes: Private Entrance with Early Admission at 12:00 noon; Shade from rain/sun in the VIP tent area; Special VIP Commemorative T-Shirt; Etched Commemorative Beer Glass; Lunch served in the VIP tent area (includes grass fed beef burgers, brats & dawgs, BBQ Beans, Chips & all the fixings); and VIP Private Tastings as well as unlimited sampling. And, of course, access to entire Riverside Park with live music, food and merchandise vendors.
General Admission ($40) Includes: On-line/pre-sale ticketholders will have a private entrance for quick and efficient entry; an Etched Commemorative Beer Glass for unlimited sampling; and access to entire Riverside Park with live music, food and merchandise vendors.
4th Annual Salida WineFest, September 5, 1-6 p.m.
Join the Salida Chamber of Commerce and Vino Salida in historic downtown Salida at the Riverside Park for the 4th Annual Salida Winefest.
Advance Tickets are available now at:
We will be featuring world class wine tastings from wineries across the State of Colorado in a great environment under the canopy of tree tops along the Arkansas River.
We will also feature hand-picked cuisine vendors to pair with the wines and great local art/merchandise.
All accompanied by some of our best local musicians!
CHEERS! Here’s to you! Bottom’s up! The clinking of glasses can help cement old friendships and celebrate new ones!
Summertime welcomes America’s oldest whitewater festival as well as many music, art, beer and wine festivals, and endless opportunities for camping, hiking, biking, jeeping and horseback riding.
If shopping is more your style, it’s a year-round sport in Salida. Our downtown Creative District is home to numerous artist-owned art galleries with everything from fine art to toys. Specialty boutiques, restaurants, coffee shops, spas, microbreweries, a distillery and other shops from downtown to Highway 50 glow with twinkling lights and holiday specials. Salida is also a great place to relax, with spas and natural hot springs such as the Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center and nearby Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort.
Visit our calendar pages to discover the many activities happening this month and throughout the year.
Whatever your interest, or whatever the season, you’ll have fun in Salida!
- Arts & Culture
- Hot Springs
- Skiing, snowshoeing
- Sleigh Rides, Hay Rides, Horseback Rides
- Ziplines/Aerial Parks
Friday Enrichment Programs For Students
To be successful, children need support not just from home and school, but also from the community. We know a strong partnership with the community will make a great difference in your child’s outcome. This year Salida Recreation, the city of Salida and private providers are building a calendar of events and activities, www.salidarec.com/fridays, or download the schedule.
Please Support the Salida Community Blood Drive
Salida Community Blood Drive 2015: Tuesday, January 13; Tuesday, March 10; Tuesday, May 12; Tuesday, July 14 (at SteamPlant Event Center);Tuesday, September 8; Tuesday, November 10; from 11 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Held at the Salida Masonic Lodge at 140 W. 3rd Street (except at the SteamPlant on July 14) To schedule your appointment, call the Bonfils Appointment Center at 800-365-0006, Ext. 2.