Ridgway overflows with genuine artsy character and plenty of talent. Stroll through its streets, stopping at the galleries, studios, and businesses which have earned it Creative District Certification from the state of Colorado. The Ridgway Creative District weaves together Ridgway’s heritage and culture with arts and creative enterprises.
Discover locally-made sculpture, poetry and art in some unusual places, such as Ridgway’s alleys, trails, and parks. If you’re visiting near the full moon, join the fun at the Ridgway MoonWalk when local artisans, artists, and musicians abound in open studios and galleries. Every Thursday at 6:00 PM for the month of July, come early to stake your spot in Hartwell Park to enjoy the fabulous and well-attended Ridgway Concert Series.
Check out historic Ridgway on Clinton Street. Catch a great event at the historic Sherbino; see where the Grammy awards are produced; wander around the surrounding blocks to discover a variety of studios, shops, and restaurants.
On June 26th, 2013, Colorado Creative Industries and the Boettcher Foundation announced that the Ridgway Creative District had achieved State-Certified Creative District Designation. Here's how we got there...