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Events in Saguache County

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Annual Events

San Luis Valley Seed Exchange

March 30 & 31 (2024) | 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

Sunday, May 26 (2024) | 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. 2024 will be the 65th anniversary and the event will include a parade, car show, play, and much more!

Saguache Picnic & Festival

July 20 (2024) | Town of Saguache

An afternoon of music, food, crafts, and family-friendly fun. Held at Otto Mears Park, 10 am - 3pm.

Crestone 4th of July

July 4th (2024) | Crestone

A fun-filled day for the whole family! 5k run, pancake breakfast, events, games food and live music throughout the day. 8am - 7pm.

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

(2024 Dates & Location TBD) 

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

Crestone Energy Fair

September 14 & 15 (2024) | Crestone

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

Annual Fall Festival & Quilt Show

September 21 (2024) | 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 12 & 13 (2024) | 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.

Saguache Holiday Bazaar

First Saturday in December (Dec. 7, 2024) | School Gym, Town of Saguache

10 am - 3pm. Art, jewelry, spices, quilts & crafts, clothes, many of artisan products. Santa will be there for kids young and young at heart. Stay for the Fourth Street Open House and Tree Lighting.

While You're in the Valley...

Check out these events in surrounding counties

Sandhill Crane Festival

March 8-10 (2024) | Monte Vista

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

Ski High Stampede

July 11-14 (2024) | Monte Vista

Enjoy genuine western fun and exhilarating action at Colorado's Oldest Pro-Rodeo. A San Luis Valley tradition! 

San Luis Valley Potato Festival

September 7 (2024) | 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 | 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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