Events Calendar

Aug
24
Sat
Headwaters Music Festival
Aug 24 – Aug 25 all-day
Headwaters Music Festival

Catch a tune in Creede! Each August, the Headwater’s Music Festival brings a series of bands to town for the weekend, along with a variety of unique local dining experiences and vendor booths. The Headwater’s stage is erected on the Ball Field, set against a backdrop of Creede’s quaint downtown and soaring rock cliffs. Festival-goers set up tents and lawn chairs on the expanse of grass, backed by the San Juans Mountain range, and just a short distance from the Headwaters of the mighty Rio Grande.

Feb
5
Wed
Southern Rocky Mountain Agricultural Conference & Trade Show @ Ski-Hi Events Complex
Feb 5 – Feb 7 all-day
Southern Rocky Mountain Agricultural Conference & Trade Show @ Ski-Hi Events Complex

The Southern Rockies premier conference & show for agriculture industry suppliers, equipment makers, producers, and all manner of folks involved in producing food and fiber. This is a great opportunity to see and hear about the latest technologies & newest developments from seed to harvest; monitoring, equipment & integrated pest management.

Featuring renowned guest speakers, equipment demonstration, advances in drone platforms for monitoring, computer software applications in water, nutrient, and herbicide-pesticide management. This conference has information for livestock producers, forage producers, vegetable, and grain production management.

Mar
1
Sun
SLV Home, Garden, & Outdoor Living Exposition @ Ski-Hi Park Events Complex
Mar 1 – Mar 3 all-day
SLV Home, Garden, & Outdoor Living Exposition @ Ski-Hi Park Events Complex

This Expo is a unique opportunity for the citizens of the San Luis Valley to connect with businesses that provide all you might expect for home improvement, building or improving a homeowner’s outdoor living space. These include; construction and renovation businesses, plumbers, electrician services, home inspection, landscape designers, residential irrigation specialists, and designers and builders of outdoor kitchens and living spaces.

What would living in the San Luis Valley be without enjoying our great outdoors? The Expo celebrates the amazing opportunities we have living so close to the mountains and our waters. Fishing, rafting, hiking, biking, golfing, outdoor concerts; you name it and we are inviting the experts in these fields to show their services and products at the Expo.

It is not just about seeing what is on offer: Demonstrations and presentations will allow guests to also feel, smell, hear, and experience a sampling of the business and services available.

Guests will also enjoy food and beverages provided by several food trucks, because who wants our visiting friends to leave the place hungry or thirsty before they are finished experiencing all that is for sale at the Expo.

Mar
8
Sun
Monte Vista Crane Festival @ Ski-Hi Park Events Complex
Mar 8 – Mar 10 all-day
Monte Vista Crane Festival @ Ski-Hi Park Events Complex

The 36th year of the Monte Vista Crane Festival is better than ever. Morning and afternoon crane and raptor viewing tours. Special tours to natural and cultural areas. World renowned guest speakers will provide their perspectives on crane and other species conservation. And, a special movie is always provided as a Saturday matinee at the Vali 3 Theater.

May
25
Mon
Taste of Creede @ Creede
May 25 – May 27 all-day
Taste of Creede @ Creede

Memorial Day Weekend • May 24th – 27th, 2019

Friday, May 24th

TBD

Saturday, May 25th

10am-4pm: Live Music and Entertainers, Craft Vendors, Food Tastings, Artists’ on Main Street Stroll, Children’s Activities, Museum Tours, Sidewalk Sales, and More

2:00pm – Silver Chef Competition
4:00pm – National Small Print Show Opening

Sunday, May 26th

1:00pm – Artists’ Quick Draw on Main Street
2:30pm – Live Art Auction

Monday, May 27th

11:00am – Memorial Day service in Basham Park honoring our Veterans

This year’s 31st Taste of Creede Festival will showcase local art and cuisine on Main Street. This annual event was envisioned by local artist Steven Quiller and the Taste of Creede Festival will delight visitors with inspired local art and great food.

Pick a bench in Basham Park and enjoy listening to live, local music while noshing delectable treats. Then be sure to watch the Silver Chef competition, which pits local chefs against one another in a cook-off to create a winning dish. Each chef is provided with surprise ingredients, provided by Shamrock Foods, and has forty-five minutes to prepare an offering meant to delight the judges. The winning entry earns bragging rights for the ensuing year until next year’s Silver Chef cook-off.

On Sunday, head north on Main Street after lunch for the annual Quick Draw event. Artists begin with a blank canvas and have one hour to complete their one-of-a-kind works.  Afterward, these pieces are offered in the annual art auction. Artists are readily available to offer their expertise to other interested art lovers. Come to the Annual Taste of Creede Festival to experience food and art in abundance!

Jul
13
Mon
Creede Woodcarvers Rendezvous Colorado @ Creede Community Center
Jul 13 – Jul 19 all-day
Creede Woodcarvers Rendezvous Colorado @ Creede Community Center

Woodcarving classes are held in the Community Center, and Fire House, next to the Underground Mining Museum.  30 Instructors teach a large variety of classes over 7 days, from beginner to advanced skill levels. Check out the tool and wood vendors, artist displays and sales.  Activities include an Auction, Drawings, and Banquet.

Aug
24
Mon
Headwaters Music Festival
Aug 24 – Aug 25 all-day
Headwaters Music Festival

Catch a tune in Creede! Each August, the Headwater’s Music Festival brings a series of bands to town for the weekend, along with a variety of unique local dining experiences and vendor booths. The Headwater’s stage is erected on the Ball Field, set against a backdrop of Creede’s quaint downtown and soaring rock cliffs. Festival-goers set up tents and lawn chairs on the expanse of grass, backed by the San Juans Mountain range, and just a short distance from the Headwaters of the mighty Rio Grande.

Feb
5
Fri
Southern Rocky Mountain Agricultural Conference & Trade Show @ Ski-Hi Events Complex
Feb 5 – Feb 7 all-day
Southern Rocky Mountain Agricultural Conference & Trade Show @ Ski-Hi Events Complex

The Southern Rockies premier conference & show for agriculture industry suppliers, equipment makers, producers, and all manner of folks involved in producing food and fiber. This is a great opportunity to see and hear about the latest technologies & newest developments from seed to harvest; monitoring, equipment & integrated pest management.

Featuring renowned guest speakers, equipment demonstration, advances in drone platforms for monitoring, computer software applications in water, nutrient, and herbicide-pesticide management. This conference has information for livestock producers, forage producers, vegetable, and grain production management.

Mar
1
Mon
SLV Home, Garden, & Outdoor Living Exposition @ Ski-Hi Park Events Complex
Mar 1 – Mar 3 all-day
SLV Home, Garden, & Outdoor Living Exposition @ Ski-Hi Park Events Complex

This Expo is a unique opportunity for the citizens of the San Luis Valley to connect with businesses that provide all you might expect for home improvement, building or improving a homeowner’s outdoor living space. These include; construction and renovation businesses, plumbers, electrician services, home inspection, landscape designers, residential irrigation specialists, and designers and builders of outdoor kitchens and living spaces.

What would living in the San Luis Valley be without enjoying our great outdoors? The Expo celebrates the amazing opportunities we have living so close to the mountains and our waters. Fishing, rafting, hiking, biking, golfing, outdoor concerts; you name it and we are inviting the experts in these fields to show their services and products at the Expo.

It is not just about seeing what is on offer: Demonstrations and presentations will allow guests to also feel, smell, hear, and experience a sampling of the business and services available.

Guests will also enjoy food and beverages provided by several food trucks, because who wants our visiting friends to leave the place hungry or thirsty before they are finished experiencing all that is for sale at the Expo.

Mar
8
Mon
Monte Vista Crane Festival @ Ski-Hi Park Events Complex
Mar 8 – Mar 10 all-day
Monte Vista Crane Festival @ Ski-Hi Park Events Complex

The 36th year of the Monte Vista Crane Festival is better than ever. Morning and afternoon crane and raptor viewing tours. Special tours to natural and cultural areas. World renowned guest speakers will provide their perspectives on crane and other species conservation. And, a special movie is always provided as a Saturday matinee at the Vali 3 Theater.