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Events in Saguache County

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Annual Events

San Luis Valley Seed Exchange

April 1 & 2 (2023) | Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa

A free annual community gathering, seed exchange, and educational event since 2010. Held at Joyful Journey Hot Springs. 

Saguache County Museum Annual Opening Event

May 28th (2023) | 10am - 5pm | Town of Saguache

A wonderful historical museum to visit between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Opening Day Celebrations include free admission, BBQ lunch, and demonstrations.

Arts Walk & Hollyhock Festival

Last Saturday in July (July 27, 2024) | Town of Saguache

Stroll around Saguache and see the many hollyhocks, fairy houses, and enjoy the art on display around the courthouse.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival and New Moon Celebration

August 12 (2023) | 2pm - 10:30pm | Frontier Drive-Inn, Center

A FREE "CommUNITY" event celebrating the great things happening in the San Luis Valley! Hosted by ScSEED

Crestone Dark Sky Festival

August 12 (2023) | Crestone

An annual event with celebrations and education on the importance of protecting the dark skies of the San Luis Valley, with opportunities to view and experience the stars with astronomers and astro-photographers.

Crestone Energy Fair

September 16th & 17th (2023) | Crestone

Showcasing innovative ideas around construction, energy, and regenerative living in the region.

Annual Fall Festival & Quilt Show

September 16 (2023) | Town of Saguache

Held the third Saturday in Sept., vendors and artists exhibit their wares, including our Saguache Sagebrush Quilters. Silent auction, food, life music and more!

Crestone Artists Open Studio Tour

October 7 & 8 (2003) | Crestone

Through the annual Open Studio Tour, members of Crestone Artists open their doors to share their work and visions. a Crestone tradition since 2005. This is a great opportunity to connect with our amazing Crestone art community, have a snack, share and be inspired. Have fun and enjoy this wealth of talent. Crestone. See map here.

While You're in the Valley...

Check out these events in surrounding counties

Sandhill Crane Festival

March 10-12 (2023) | Monte Vista

The migration experience of a lifetime! Held in Monte Vista, with viewing opportunities, booths, events, and so much more!

San Luis Valley Potato Festival

September 9th (2023) | Monte Vista

Honoring the San Luis Valley's celebrated potato harvest. Family fun in the park during the day and entertainment in the evening.

San Luis Valley Intertribal Powwow

September 22-24th (2023) | Monte Vista

A multifaceted event that celebrates Native American culture, fosters unity among tribes, educates the broader community, and supports cultural preservation and community building.

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