What's Happening

Learn about all that's going on in Ridgway, Colorado. Once considered a sleepy little town, our creative district and expanding business and nonprofit scenes are ramping up!

Upcoming Events

Ridgway has a unique collection of community events throughout the year. Below are some of the major events on the calendar in the Ridgway area, along with links to our partners for additional events and information. Looking for arts and entertainment? Check out the Alpenglow Arts Alliance for upcoming events.

WINTER
  • December 2018: Noel Night in Downtown Ridgway
  • December 2018: Christmas in Town Park
  • January– March 2019: Open Bard Poetry Series, Sherbino Theater
  • Saturday & Sunday, Jan. 12 & 13, 2019: San Juan Skijoring organized by the Ouray County Rodeo Association
  • Saturday, Feb. 9,  2019: Red Mountain Mining District Snowshoe Tour with UWP & Ouray County Hist. Society 
SPRING JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER FALL
  • October 2019 (dates not announced yet): "Paint in the Park" Plein Air Event, Dennis Weaver Memorial Park
  • October 2019 – March 2018: Open Bard Poetry Series, Sherbino Theater
  • November 2019 (dates not announced yet): Ridgway Creative District Film Festival, Sherbino Theater
  • November 2019 (dates not announced yet): Ouray County Nonprofit Holiday Bazaar & Gift Sale
  • November 2019 (dates not announced yet): Santa Paws, 4H Event Center Ridgway

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Come Out & See What's Happening on Ridgway First Fridays

Come Out & See What's Happening on Ridgway First Fridays

Deals, Demos, Art, Treats, Fun & Frolic!
Fridays: July 6, August 3, September 7
5 – 9 p.m.

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2018 Ridgway RiverFest Schedule Announced

2018 Ridgway RiverFest Schedule Announced

Pictured: 2018 Ridgway RiverFest Emcee John Clark (also Ridgway's Mayor) stands on an unusual island in the Uncompahgre River with a flock of rubber duckies.

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Rockin K Jeep Rentals Grand Opening

Rockin K Jeep Rentals Grand Opening

Please join the Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce as we celebrate the grand opening of Rockin' K Jeep Rentals

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Creatives After Hours Meet And Greet Celebration

Creatives After Hours Meet And Greet Celebration

Thursday, May 31 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Hartwell Park in Ridgway, Colorado

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Visitors Center & Ridgway Area Chamber

The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce promotes business and community development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area. The chamber operates the Visitors Center, which is open from May 1 through October 1 and is located at 150 Racecourse Road, Ridgway, Colorado 81432 (across from Citizens Bank off of HWY 62).

Mailing address: P.O. Box 544, Ridgway, Colorado 81432

800.220.4959
970.626.5181
info@ridgwaycolorado.com

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Visitors Center and Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce

The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce is organized to achieve the objectives of promoting business and community growth and development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area. The Visitors Center is located at 150 Racecourse Road, Ridgway, Colorado 81432 (across from Citizens Bank off of Sherman Street/Highway 62).

Mailing address: P.O. Box 544, Ridgway, Colorado 81432

800.220.4959
970.626.5181
raccadmin@ridgwaycolorado.com

Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce. Managed by Peak Media Company LLC

Welcome to Ridgway


Extra Info

Ridgway was the birthplace and headquarters of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad and is now the home of the Ridgway Railroad Museum. Railroading remains the #1 hobby in America.

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  • Elevation: 6.985'
  • Population: 932 (2013)
  • Sunshine: 300 days / year
  • Summer Temps: 82º / 55º F
  • Winter Temps: 45º / 6º F


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See you in Ridgway

Adventure, night life and all around easy living await you in Ridgway Colorado, gateway to the San Juan Mountains.