Near the headwaters of the Arkansas River in Salida, Colorado, you will find a delightful venue for your holiday weekend and an opportunity to enjoy bluegrass music, food, drink, and fun for all ages.
Bluegrass on the Arkansas, an annual fund raiser for the Rotary Club of Salida, will be back Memorial Day Weekend (May 29th and 30th this year. Our thanks go out to everyone who helped make the 2019 show an awesome success!!
As usual, bands will perform Saturday evening starting at 4:30pm in Rotary Riverside Park and again on Sunday starting at noon till 8:30pm. See the full schedule.
This is a FREE event that our community has enjoyed for the past 16 years that draws visitors to Salida. However as all others events and cost of the bands, Rotary is requesting DONATIONS from this day forward. In addition to the line-up of bluegrass bands, we are having hamburgers and brats for your enjoy and Rotarians will be available around the park for informing everyone what all we have done for the community. Games will not be available for kids, and time spent enjoying the Rotary Riverside Park by the Arkansas River – all make this a fun weekend.
The Rotary Club of Salida serves beer, food and drinks as a fund raiser to help the youth of our community in the form of vocational and scholastic scholarships and giving to other local non-profits.
A selection of beer, wine, sodas, hot dogs and brats are available for sale at Riverside Park during the event. We will also have hats and t-shirts available for sale.
Since admission to Bluegrass on the Arkansas is FREE, your donations are encouraged in support of the Rotary Club’s scholarship fund.