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Potato Day is the longest standing annual community event in Carbondale! Since 1909, local farming and ranching families have kept local traditions alive with a parade, BBQ, potato sack races, and other fun activities that will take place in Sopris Park. Sponsored by the Xi Gamma Tau Sorority. For more information, contact Lisa Quint at (970) 618-6887. Click here for more info.
Parade takes place on Main Street and celebration, coffee, food, and vendors will be in Sopris Park.Find out more »
Celebrate the Irish by enjoying authentic beers and wines, Celtic dancing and music. Switch gears the next day with an atmosphere jam-packed with German food and spirits, root beer, music, children's activities, friends, and fun! Sponsored by the Carbondale Recreation Department. For more information, contact Jessi Rochel at (970) 510-1278.Find out more »
Come out for some great racing for all ages and abilities. Shaka 'Cross is a series where riders can grow and improve their skills, while having a great time.
Cyclocross is a mixture of grass, pavement and dirt, featuring obstacles and dismounts that require shouldering the bike, on a closed course of 1-2 miles. Racers will complete as many laps as possible during the given time for each category.Find out more »
Carbondale Arts brings the community together on First Friday, November 2nd for the annual celebration of Dia De Los Muertos or Day of the Dead. Festivities start at 5pm at the Third Street Center (TSC) for altar viewing, face painting, Mexican hot chocolate, and traditional treats. An Afro-Latin Dance Performance and Que Viva will be held before the procession begins at 6:30pm. Bring your flashlights, candles, or glow sticks for the procession as it will be dark! Two viewings of…Find out more »
Get out and earn your Thanksgiving meal. Join Carbondale Recreation and Aloha Mountain Cyclery Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 22 for a Huffin’ 4 Stuffin’ 5k, 1 Lap Fun Run, and/or Turkey Cross Bike Races on the same course at the RFHS grounds. Well behaved dogs on leashes are allowed – please pick up after them to keep this privilege..Find out more »
GET STOKED FOR WINTER STOKE! Calling all local film makers, the Third Annual Winter Stoke Film Festival is on! Submit your 1-3 minute video and win a 2018-19 Season Pass to Sunlight Mountain Resort. Your edit featured on the BIG screen. Anyone can enter. Share your stoke! IT ALL STARTED WHEN... Troy Hawks, marketing director for Sunlight Mountain Resort, approached Chris Tribble of the True Media Foundation in the fall of 2016. Troy wanted to create a film festival that did two…Find out more »
This First Fridays in Carbondale kicks off a long tradition of holiday celebration. Santa will be coming to Carbondale for a special visit on December 7th from 5 to 9pm at The Launchpad. Santa will also light the trees on Main Street, beginning at Main and Weant followed by a fire and hot chocolate and music by the Carbondale Middle School Band on the Fourth Street Plaza. Stay tuned for more contributions by other fabulous creative community players and businesses and a joyous time will be had by all. Carbondale Arts “Deck the Walls” Holiday Market will be open for holiday shopping until 8pm!Find out more »
The Independence Run & Hike Jingle Bell Run is a more a celebration and race rolled into one fun event. Held every year on the Sunday before Christmas this “running party” often brings snow and laughter. The race winds its way throughout the heart of Carbondale and then up to White Hill where racers get great views of Mount Sopris before racing back to the storeFind out more »
Start the New Year off in the winter spirit at the Carbondale First Friday Family Skate Night!
The event will take place from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM. Ice skate rentals available at the rec center until 9:00 PM.
The event will also include a fire pit, roast hot dogs and hot chocolate. with marshmallows.Find out more »