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
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.
Salida In The News
- Sweet Home Colorado: Chaffee County Part 1
- Sweet Home Colorado: Chaffee art and waterslides
- Sweet Home Colorado: Happy tastebuds in Salida
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.