News & Events
Christmas Mountain Lighting & Parade of Lights on November 25th – The Parade of Lights will begin at 6:00 p.m. beginning at 5th Street and moving down F Street to Riverside Park for the lighting of Holiday Park, followed by the lighting of Christmas Mountain and a community gathering at the SteamPlant Event Center with free cocoa, cookies and entertainment.
Spend your Thanksgiving holiday in Salida, CO at the Palace Hotel and experience this tradition from our doorstep! Photo courtesy of The Mountain Mail.
Join us for the 5th annual Salida Fiber Arts Festival, located in one of the most historic, creative and active mountain towns in the West. The festival sits only feet form the Arkansas River in Riverside Park. The Salida Fiber Festival includes a variety of fiber based vendors, offers classes, demonstrations, and activities to keep the entire family entertained. www.salidafiberfestival.com.
The 5th Annual Salida WineFest is Saturday, September 3rd from 1-6pm in Riverside Park. A variety of Colorado Wine with wonderful food pairings, merchandise and art. For additional information, call 719-539-2068, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://www.salidachamber.org/
The Palace Hotel was honored with being nominated by their peers as June’s Business of the Month. A family owned and operated business, the Palace is a boutique hotel, refurbished back to it’s stately manner, offering comfortable suites with all the amenities. The community recognizes how you continue to give back via volunteer efforts, in-kind donations and support for your neighbors. Congratulations!
The Fourth of July weekend is shaping up to be one of the best ever in 2016!
Five days of FREE live music from Pint and a Half, Hazel Miller, Hairitage, Phat Horn Doctors and the US Air Force Academy Concert Band!
Don’t miss out on all the fun!
Delacey and Mamie Ramsey, former and second owners of the Palace Hotel (circa 1935). Photo provided by Delacey’s niece, Sandy Hagen Van Horn.
Delacey Ramsey also has a claim to fame as having set the record for a race up and down Tenderfoot Hill in 1914, in his street clothes. Apparently he was at work at a downtown clothing store and spontaneously decided to join the race after being prompted. His record time of 15 minutes and seven seconds held for 60 years.
Salida ArtWalk celebrates its 24th year of art receptions, music, entertainment and artist demonstrations in numerous participating venues around town. Don’t miss the Mini Masterpiece Auction on June 25. For additional information call 719-207-4150, email email@example.com or visit http://www.salidaartwalk.com.
Join us for the 68th Annual FIBArk Festival, starting Thursday, June 16th through Sunday, June 19th. FIBArk (First in Boating on the Arkansas) is America’s oldest and boldest whitewater festival, features everything from a Crazy River Dog competition and Hooligan Race to a downtown parade and world-class competitions in slalom, rafting, kayaking and standup paddleboarding. For additional information visit http://www.fibark.com/.
Come to Bluegrass on the Arkansas on May 29th and enjoy bluegrass music, food, drink, and fun for all ages at Riverside Park in historical downtown Salida. Visit www.bluegrassonthearkansas.com for more information.
Chaffee Home and Garden show will include more than 80 booths, free educational seminars and how-to demonstrations, you will learn, see, and discuss innovative gardening and home improvement ideas, products and services. You will be able to speak with experts from Chaffee County and the surrounding areas about the best ways to move your home and garden projects forward. Organized by the Salida Sunrise Rotary Club to benefit the community with proceeds directed toward scholarships and donations to non-profit organizations. For additional information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit http://www.colorfulcolorado.com/ to enter to win a vacation that includes a one-night stay at the Palace Hotel, hot springs tickets for two at Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort, Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn and Spa, or Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center, and two tickets to Monarch Mountain, Monarch Dog Sled Tours, or All Season Snowmobile Adventures.