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Ouray and Ridgway Colorado Events in January, 2012

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Wed, Dec 28, 2011 @09:04 PM

Ring in the New Year in a winter wonderland full of adventure in Southwest Colorado!

BOXCANYONWINTERThe villages of Ouray and Ridgway Colorado have several things to do during January that may inspire a winter visit to our picturesque towns.   In addition to this list of scheduled events in Ouray County, you can also enjoy relaxation at our hotel's very own natural hot springs and indulge yourself and a partner in a romantic winter weekend getawayor a casual weekday escape.  These types of impulsive Colorado getaways serve as cabin fever preventatives and rejuvenate people for the remainder of the winter.


iceclimber5.0Thursday, January 5 through Sunday, January 8, 2012: Ouray Ice Festival

17th Annual Ice climbing festival and competition! Whether you are a climbing enthusiast, or prefer to watch these skilled atheletes from the viewing areas above, the Ouray Ice Festival offers breathtaking entertainment for all! addition to climbing competitions, a free kids’ climbing college, a free walk-up trail wall for adults, interactive Climbing Clinics for all experience levels, sponsor tents full of the latest gear to try out with a gear card, a food court and more!

Friday, January 6, 2012: Funkdafari Live at O'Brien's Pub

Telluride's Funkdafari will play live over Ice Fest weekend.

Friday, January 13, 2012: Live Music at O'Brien's Pub

Enjoy a night of music and fun at O'Briens Pub!

ice skating ouray2Saturday, January 14, 2012, 11:00 AM at Ouray Rotary Park: Ouray Parks & Rec Flat Ice Festival

Icy fun, food & beverages. Don’t have skates? No problem, the Ouray Hot Springs Pool will once again be renting ice skates this season.

ice climberSaturday, January 14, 2012, 7:00 PM at the Ouray Community Center: Chicks with Picks Winter Slideshow

Pick up new supplies at the silent auction and enjoy a thrilling slideshow hosted by a surprise guest! The $5.00 entrance fee and proceeds from the auction go to local womens shelters and the Ouray Ice Park.

Saturday, January 21, 2012, 6:00 PM: Prime Rib Dinner and Live Entertainment at the Ouray Elks Lodge

Enjoy a served prime rib dinner with all the trimmings, followed by live entertainment, all for just $20! This event is open to the public, and was a big hit last year, so RSVP early to Jim Pettengill, 626-4239. A limited number of unreserved meals will be available.

Saturday, January 21, 2012, 10:00 PM: Live Music at O'Brien's Pub

Live music and dancing at O'Brien's Pub!

funkdafariSaturday, January 28, 2012, 10:00 PM: Live Music at O'Brien's Pub

Live music and dancing at O'Brien's Pub!

Sunday, January 29, 2012, 7:30 PM: Mountaineer Opera at the Wright Opera House

A wonderful night of music and entertainment.




Reagrdless of your interests, Ouray and Ridgway provide a Winter Getaway to remember! Come relax and enjoy for a bit with us!

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