Arts and Culture

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Arts and Culture reveal another dimension of the San Luis Valley's history, development, and creative spirit. Both art and culture are depicted through the glorious display of the Stations of the Cross Shrine in San Luis. Visitors can also experience the award-winning Creede Theatre producing the best of contemporary and classic plays, as well as the Adams State College Theatre that strives to redefine the role of live theater on a college campus.

Festivals and events highlight the summer season, expressing the true spirit of the communities that embrace each celebration. Agriculture and food also define the region with the diverse cultures and flavors of generations of Valley residents.

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Agriculture

Colorado's San Luis Valley thrives on its agricultural background and is nationally known for it's potato production.  Also flourishing in this high-mountain deser ...
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Creede Repertory Theatre

Creede Repertory Theatre (CRT) is a professional repertory theater company located in the beautiful San Juan Mountains northwest of Alamosa. Winner of numerous statewide ...
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Festivals & Events

There's always something happening in the San Luis Valley! Make sure you don't miss any of the amazing events and festivals throughout the region by keeping a close eye o ...
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Stations of the Cross

A short forty-five minute drive southeast of Alamosa will lead you to the town of San Luis, home of a cultural and spirtual display of inspiring art. The Stations of the ...
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Theatre at Adams State University

Adams State University Theatre offers an intensive generalist program with a growing national reputation designed for the student who wants to experience everything ...
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Upcoming Events

  • Sat, Mar 7 10am Join the Rio Grande Scenic RR on their only winter excursion train this year. See the Rockies on the longest and highest standard gauge railroad in...

  • Fri, Mar 13 See thousands of sandhill cranes migrate to the San Luis Valley for their annual "Spring Break" of sorts. Bus tours will be taken with wildlife experts out to...

  • Sat, Apr 18 America's Best Idea — the national parks — is even better when it's free! Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free* dates in 2015: January 19 Martin Luther King Jr....

  • Sat, May 23 Re-en-actors have scheduled historical events throughout the Memorial Day weekend at Fort Garland. Activities include drills, living history demonstrations, games, and stories. Join them for fun, sun, and...

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