The coolest festival is coming back to Alamosa this January, the Alamosa Ice Fest! This year's theme is "Alamosa in Wonderland," and will have brand new ice carvers here to create their life-sized ice sculptures! Friday Nov. 17 will be the Mad Hatter party at the Rubi Slipper from 7-11PM. Tickets are $20 per person, $30 per couple, and can be purchased through the Chamber of Commerce, or at the door. A Mad Hat is REQUIRED for entry, and the party will have hot appetizers, drink specials, and live music!
Monte Vista Crane Festival For the past 2,000 years, the Monte Vista Wildlife Refuge has witnessed the migration of thousands of sandhill cranes. This year the 31st Annual Monte Vista Crane Festival will be March 7-9, and will be educational as well as fun. They will have an arts & crafts fair, bus tours, and educational lectures at the Middle School by biologists & wildlife experts