ABOUT THE EVENT
A GREAT EVENT IN A GREAT COMMUNITY
Ridgway is located at the junction of Highways 550 and 62, in Southwest Colorado, Gateway to the beautiful San Juan Mountains. Montrose, Ouray and Telluride are just a few miles from Ridgway. We are an important town on the San Juan Scenic Highway, the most beautiful and popular tourist route in Colorado.
In it's 38th year, the Ridgway Rendezvous offers both artists and patrons a well organized, quality show. We are known for one of the most picturesque locations for booth set-up and for shoppers in our spacious town park and for successful sales for our vendors. The Rendezvous is a juried show with a commitment to quality.
The show is attended by several thousand customers and is hailed by many of our regular participants as “one of their best shows of the year”. The organizers offer live musical entertainment all day both days of the show and several attractions are geared specifically to children. The event is fun for the whole family and there is no admission charge. We hope to see you this summer!
The Ridgway Rendezvous Arts and Crafts Festival is hosted and sponsored by Weehawken Creative Art. Funds raised at this event help support Weehawken Creative Arts Youth Art Programs. The Ridgway Rendezvous is Weehawken's largest annual fundraising event.
PLANNING YOUR VISIT
HOURS OF OPERATION
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:
AUGUST 12, 2023
SATURDAY 9 AM - 5PM
AUGUST 13, 2023
SUNDAY 10 AM - 4 PM
Ridgway Hartwell Town Park
PARKING FOR VENDORS IS AVAILABLE IN THE LOT BEHIND THE LIBRARY ON RAILROAD STREET.
PARKING FOR THE PUBLIC IS AVAILABLE ALL AROUND THE DOWNTOWN AREA, INCLUDING THE PUBLIC LOTS ADJACENT TO HARTWELL PARK AND BEHIND THE LIBRARY.
WE ALSO ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO PARK AT THE FAIRGROUNDS PARKING AREA AND WALK 2 BLOCKS TO THE EVENT (ENTER AT THE VISITOR'S CENTER ON HWY 62)
WEEHAWKEN *TRADITIONALLY OFFERS A KIDS ARTS AND CRAFTS TABLE LED BY ONE OF WEEHAWKEN'S AWESOME YOUTH ARTS INSTRUCTORS. ADDITIONALLY, A FUN TRAIN RIDE IS AVAILABLE TO YOUTH AS WELL AS A PLAY PARK CENTRALLY LOCATED INSIDE OF THE EVENT.
LOCAL ARTIST DEMONSTRATIONS
SHOWCASING OUR LOCAL ARTISTS DEMONSTRATIONS
If you would like a chance to demonstrate in 2023 please email us HERE!
Check back! We're building the schedule!
Saturday, August 12th
9:30-11:00 Jazz with Yaz and Kenny
11:15-12:45 Donny Morales
1:00-3:00 Doug & Heather
5pm Awards Ceremony
Sunday, August 13th
10:00-11:00 Jazz with Yaz and Kenny
11:30-1:00 Haro and the Dark
1:30-2:30 Donny Morales
2:45-4:00 Til Willis
Both Days - Roaming the Festival: The Ridgway Fire Dept. Kids Train! (Start at the Ridgway Fire Department)
Saturday, starting at 9 am:
Free (real) Train Rides at the Ridgway Railroad Museum (directly across from the Arts Festival).
FUNDRAISER for the Ridgway Fire Department: PANCAKE BREAKFAST ($10 adults, $5 Children, $25 family) both Saturday AND Sunday at the Firehouse.