General Information

The show is all about 2D and 3D art. It is promoted and managed by artists with more than 50 years experience participating in juried art festivals. We are committed to major and wide-spread advertising in print, social media and airwaves. The County Visitors Bureau and Salida Chamber of Commerce are promoting the event as well.
Salida is 80 miles from Breckenridge and 140 miles from Denver/Cherry Creek. The show is in the height of the tourist season in the Upper Arkansas Valley. The town typically draws thousands of destination tourists in the summer and they all will drive past the show location.
There are restaurants in the area and motels in the immediate vicinity.

Show Hours:
Sat. July 22nd, 10am-6pm   and   Sun. July 23rd 11am-5pm
The event is free to the public.

Dates:
Application Deadline April 26, 2017
Notification Date April 30, 2017
Acceptance Deadline May 31, 2017
Booth Fee Due May 31, 2017

Booth preferences will be determined by date paid.
Application link

Festival Address is 410 West Rainbow Blvd. (CO State Hwy 50)

Where to Stay in Salida

Salida, Colorado Hotels and Motels

American Classic Inn
7545 Hwy 50
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-6655
Toll Free: (800) 961-2192
http://americanclassicinn.com/
americanclassicinn@yahoo.com

Family owned and operated, clean and cozy rooms in Salida.


 

Aspen Leaf Lodge
7350 W Hwy 50
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-6733
Toll Free: (800) 759-0338
http://www.aspenleaflodge.com/

Rooms have refrigerator and microwave, coffeemaker, cable TV, free local calls, free high-speed wireless Internet. Pets OK with additional fee. Free early check-in. Parking is in front of your room, ample space for truck and RV parking at the rear of the property. Discount tickets to the Salida Hot Springs Pool, just 1 block away.


 

Bandera’s Bunkhouse
10281 Hwy 50 (Rainbow Blvd)
Howard, CO 81233
Phone: (719) 942-3811
www.banderasbunkhouse.com
reservations@banderasbunkhouse.com

Six motel rooms, cabins, and campground all located alongside the Arkansas River. Family-oriented fun, including horse-drawn hayrides, live music and cowboy suppers. Pet friendly. Call ahead to reserve entertainment package. Private parties welcome. Open Seasonally.


 

Budget LodgeBudget Lodge
1146 E Hwy 50 (Rainbow Blvd)
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-6695
Toll Free: (877) 909-6695
www.budgetlodgesalida.com

Affordable, clean motel that is family owned and operated. Rooms are all ground level with a variety of styles including some with full kitchens, others with kitchenettes; free wireless Internet, refrigerators, coffee pots, and microwaves. BBQ grills, vending machines.


 

CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 90 Circle R Motel
304 E Hwy 50 (Rainbow Blvd)
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-6296
Toll Free: (800) 755-6296
www.thecirclermotel.us
leeandpam@thecirclermotel.us

Motel is clean and comfortable and has free wireless high-speed Internet, guest laundry; kitchenettes, microwaves, refrigerators, and microwaves available; pet friendly, packages available.


 

Comfort Inn
315 E Hwy 50 (Rainbow Blvd)
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-5000
Toll Free: (800) 228-5150
www.comfortinn.com/hotel-salida-colorado-CO704
comfort@salidaco.com

Hotel has an indoor heated pool, guest laundry, free wireless high-speed Internet in public areas, free coffee in lobby, free local calls and weekday newspaper, complimentary breakfast, complimentary newspapers, oversized guest rooms, meeting room.


 

CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 90 Days Inn
402 E Hwy 50 (Rainbow Blvd)
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-6651
Toll Free: (800) DAYSINN
www.daysinnsalida.com

Relax at Days Inn, Salida, Colorado and enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast and free local calls as well as free in-room high-speed Internet. Pet friendly.


 

Description: http://f32.yahoofs.com/mapann/1821/sr_d4634bc90acd71.jpg?lc_____DhK_41VGfGreat Western Colorado Lodge
352 W Hwy 50 (Rainbow Blvd)
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-2514
Toll Free: (800) 777-7947
www.gwsalida.com
gwsalida@yahoo.com

Lodge is next to Salida Hot Springs Pool, offers high-speed Internet access, breakfast; has its own indoor pool and is pet friendly.


 

Hampton Inn & SuitesHampton Inn & Suites
785 E Hwy 50 (Rainbow Blvd)
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-0800
http://hamptoninn.hilton.com

Newer hotel in Salida (built in 2011) with signature bedding, free Wi-Fi, free wired high-speed Internet, complimentary breakfast, coffee in lobby, guest laundry, ski shuttle, complimentary weekday newspaper, indoor heated pool, meeting facilities.


 

Description: Salida, Colorado Holiday Inn Express Hotel / MotelHoliday Inn Express
7400 W Hwy 50 (Rainbow Blvd)
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-8500
Toll Free: (866) 823-8753
www.hiesalida.com 
holidayinnexpresssalida@bresnan.net

Hotel has been newly remodeled, all rooms offer free wireless high-speed Internet, coffee makers; indoor pool, complimentary breakfast, newspapers, and coffee in lobby.


 

Description: http://www.mycoloradolife.com/Pictures/Hot-Springs/Mount-Princeton-Hot-Springs/Mount-Princeton-Hot-Springs-Pools.jpgMt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort
15870 CR 162
Nathrop, CO 81236
Phone: (719) 395-7799
Toll Free: (888) 395-2447
www.mtprinceton.com
info@mtprinceton.com

Resort offers variety of lodging options from lodge and cliffside rooms, to rustic creekside log cabins; pools from natural hot springs, also thermal creek pools, spa, restaurant, full-service event and wedding hosting, country store.


 

Palace Hotel
204 North F Street
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 207-4175
http://www.salidapalacehotel.com/

Boutique downtown Salida hotel, originally established in 1909, offers 14 suites. Walk out the door for downtown shopping and dining. Complimentary continental breakfast, complimentary tea and fresh ground coffee. Kitchenette,  flat screen TV, climate control systems. Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel. Friendly, knowledgeable staff aims to give guests peace and tranquility in an upscale lodging facility.


 

CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 90 Poncha Lodge
10520 Hwsy 50 & 285
Poncha Springs, CO 81242
Phone: (719) 539-6085
Toll Free: (800) 315-3952

Conveniently located at “The Crossroads of the Rockies,” at the junction of Highways 50 & 285 in Poncha Springs, Colorado; minutes from Salida, 15 miles from Monarch Mountain. Clean cabin-like rooms with free local calls, complimentary coffee, picnic area, pet friendly. Call for reservations.


 

CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 90 River Suites Luxury Cabins & Villas
16724 W Hwy 50 (Mile marker 211)
Salida (Maysville), CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-6953
www.riversuites.com
info@riversuites.com

Luxury cabins & villas beautifully furnished on 7 acres w/mountain views, 9 minutes from Monarch Ski Resort. 53-inch TVs w/satellite reception, DVD/VHS/CD, HBO, free unlimited long distance telephone calls, satellite Internet, full kitchens w/ pots & pans, microwave, sleeps 5 to 12, king size beds w/300 thread count sheets, queen sofa sleepers/aerobeds, BBQ grills, surrounded by beautiful aspen trees, Arkansas River edges property.


 

Salida Inn and Monarch Suites
7310 W Hwy 50 (Rainbow Blvd)
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-2528
SalidaInn.com 

Motel features single rooms to suites—including a honeymoon suite, backyard cottages, seasonal outdoor heated pool, free wireless Internet, meeting rooms, continental breakfast, in-room coffee.


 

CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 90 Silver Ridge Lodge
545 W Rainbow Blvd (Hwy 50)
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-2553
Toll Free: (877) 268-3320
www.silverridgelodge.com

Lodge sits across the road from Salida Hot Springs Pool, has its own heated outdoor swimming pool, sundeck, Garden Room—spacious area to enjoy your continental breakfast and a great place for meetings, comfortably seats 35-40 persons. Independently owned and operated, friendly and affordable.


 

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525 W Rainbow Blvd (Hwy 50)
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-6689
Toll Free: (800) 800-8000
www.salidasuper8.com
sales@salidasuper8.com

Motel has indoor swimming pool, complimentary continental breakfast, coffee in lobby, in-room coffee makers, guest laundry, sun deck, free high speed Internet, microwaves and refrigerators, rollaway beds, cribs, pet friendly, packages available.


 

CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 90 The Simple Lodge & Hostel
224 E First Street
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 650-7381
www.simplelodge.com
simplelodge@gmail.com

Located in historic downtown Salida, offers affordable lodging for travelers and recreational enthusiasts. For $21 cash ($23 w/credit card) a night plus tax, guests receive a bunk bed, access to the kitchen, shower, common area, outdoor patio, free wireless Internet, coffee, pancakes, and bikes to get around town. The Simple Lodge & Hostel is designed to provide a community-based lodging experience, where people can stay, play, and create memories with other travelers.


 

Description: http://www.woodlandmotel.com/images/woodland-motel-together.jpgWoodland Motel
903 W 1st Street
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-4980
Toll Free: (800) 488-0456
www.woodlandmotel.com
info@woodlandmotel.com

Located in downtown Salida, just a short walk to historic downtown, close to the river; 12 different sized units, including singles, doubles, efficiencies, and condos. Fully-equipped kitchens in some units; complimentary morning coffee, free Wi-Fi and high-speed hard-wired Internet access. Outdoor gas BBQ grill. Pets stay free