Current Weekly Announcements 

Trapshoot Tournament Benefiting DPCA

Trapshoot Tournament Benefiting DPCA

Trapshoot Tournament Benefiting Darren Patterson Christian Academy Saturday, September 28, 2019   Registration 9:00am   Tournament 10:00am Buena Vista Sportsman's Club Teams of 5/$1000 Entry Silent Auction  Spectators Welcome! Lunch Included for All Email to Sign Up:...

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Business After Hours Held at the Buena Vista Airport

Business After Hours Held at the Buena Vista Airport

Sponsored & Held by the Buena Vista Airport. Join us for Business After Hours and meet with friends, colleagues and home-based businesses.  Everyone is welcome to attend!! $7.00 CASH at the door! Contact Jon at 719.395.6612 or membership@buenavistacolorado to...

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Keepsake Snowflake Ornaments

Keepsake Snowflake Ornaments

The Buena Vista Beautification Advisory Board invites you to help GROW our Town Holiday Tree. The 14' tree erected in Optimist Park will rise to a majestic 17' tall this year with the addition of a three foot section purchased with funds raised. We are selling...

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Walden Chamber Music Society Presents Curtis to Colorado

Walden Chamber Music Society Presents Curtis to Colorado

Curtis to Colorado Featuring Pianist Janice Carissa October 4, 2019 7:00pm Walden will present its 2nd "Curtis to Colorado" concert on Friday, October 4th at 7:00pm at the SteamPlant in Salida.  The concert features Curtis Institute of Music pianist Janice Carrisa. ...

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Mountain Navigation 101

FUNDAMENTALS OF LAND NAVIGATION Learn Map & Compass Skills A solid foundation in land navigation is essential for hikers, peak baggers, mountaineers, skiers, and anyone who enjoys traveling in the backcountry. Become proficient at using your map and compass. Plan...

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Wilderness First Aid & Remote Care

Wilderness First Aid & Remote Care

A FOUNDATION OF FIRST AID PRINCIPLES AND SKILLS Learn how to respond to emergencies and give care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services (EMS) response. Topics covered will range from dealing with trauma, medical and environmental emergencies...

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Critical Business Survival Tools for Retailers- Sept. 18th

Critical Business Survival Tools for Retailers- Sept. 18th

Main Street Business Success in an Amazon World – decide, sell and win along side the online behemoths. Wednesday, September 18th 1-3pm   FREE to business members!  Snacks will be provided. Buena Vista Community Center  715 E. Main Street  Buena Vista, CO 81211 Hosted...

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Resume Building Workshop @ BV Library

Resume Building Workshop @ BV Library

Do you need a Resume? Join us for a free workshop at BVPL. Update an old resume Start a resume from scratch Learn about using Linked In for Job Connections Instruction by: Christine Bailey Interim Principal of the Chaffee County High School Saturday, September 21....

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Chaffee Arts Artist Reception

Chaffee Arts Artist Reception

Friday, September 13th 4-6pm Please join us for an evening featuring 15+ local artists! Artwork can be enjoyed throughout the month of September at the BV Library. Refreshments will be served

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Wheelin Wednesdays by BV eBike Rentals!

Wheelin Wednesdays by BV eBike Rentals!

Only 3 Wednesdays left in our BV eBike Rentals Wheelin Wednesday series! What a great summer it has been and we have had some fun and beautiful rides. Come and join us on Wednesday September 11 at 9 am for an awesome ride from Mt Princeton Hot Springs Area to Brown's...

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Digital Security Conference

Digital Security Conference

ARK VALLEY VOICE DIGITAL SECURITY CONFERENCE TO EXAMINE THE CONJUNCTION OF SECURITY AND TRUTH The role of a free press in our democratic society is under attack. That reality, coupled with the threats of cyber-security attacks, social media and the rise of “fake...

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September 2019 Newsletter

September 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAMGreetings Chamber Members,Can you believe it is the first week of September?  Leaves are starting change and soon it will be our annual Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Color Tour!  Side by sides and all types of Off Highway Vehicles are invited...

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Buena Vista Circus presents: Circus School Classes

Buena Vista Circus presents: Circus School Classes

Buena Vista Circus Presents: Circus School Classes Juggling, hula hoop, unicycle, stilts, walking globe, tumbling, partnering acrobatics, plus so much more! Mondays 3:45-4:45pm Ages 3-6 5:00-6:00pm Ages 7+ Fall Session 1: September 9th- October 7th $50 (Registration...

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Central Colorado UAS Club Meeting

Central Colorado UAS Club Meeting

Central Colorado UAS Club Meeting Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 9:00am Location: Central Colorado Regional Airport Conference Room Educational Topic: "Proper Care and Feeding of Batteries," presented by Salida High School Drone Instructor and Club Member Devin...

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Beautiful, Stucco Home – $474,000

Beautiful, Stucco Home – $474,000

29075 COUNTY ROAD 330, BUENA VISTA This property is rare to find so close to town yet it offers the privacy and feel of out of town living. This beautiful, stucco home was custom built with tongue and groove ceilings, a huge master suite, 2 large bedrooms opposite...

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Mary Kale- RE/MAX Mountain Vista Properties

Mary Kale- RE/MAX Mountain Vista Properties

Comfortable Mountain Home 4 Bed/3 Bath Beautiful custom family home offering 4 bedroom, plus office and nursery off the Master bedroom. 3 full bathrooms. Warm cozy family room with wood burning fireplace, vaulted ceilings and large windows to the South. Kitchen offers...

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Entrepreneurs Join us in the Bullring!

Entrepreneurs Join us in the Bullring!

Please join us for a special event for entrepreneurs in Central Colorado. AARP is partnering with the Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC), Central Mountain Small Business Development Center and Collegiate Peaks Bank to co-host an innovative, grass...

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Colorado SBDC TechSource Salida Road Trip

Colorado SBDC TechSource Salida Road Trip

Join our team from Colorado SBDC TechSource, Central Mountain SBDC and Chaffee County EDC to learn about and discuss free and low-cost resources available to your company! Topics include: • SBIR/STTR and Advanced Industry grant opportunities for early stage seed funding • Technology commercialization and go-to-market strategies • R&D Tax Credits • IP protection/assistance with the patent process • Market research, market sizing, strategic and tactical planning • Business growth issues • Access to capital • Digital marketing for B2B • Cyber security • Ag tech • Assistance with manufacturing Join us for a fun networking happy hour after the day's workshops and breakout sessions!
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Great 2 Story Home – $519,000

Great 2 Story Home – $519,000

705 BUZZ BOULEVARD, BUENA VISTA GREAT 2 story home in Buena Vista's South Main community! Walk over to the eateries, shopping, river park and more! This home welcomes you with a HUGE covered front porch, great for relaxing. The large living room features wide plank...

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RE/MAX Mountain Vista Properties Listings

RE/MAX Mountain Vista Properties Listings

Great In Town Home - Walking Distance to Downtown Amazing 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath home sitting on ¾ acre lot surrounded by beautiful mature trees.  Wonderful wood floors throughout, open light and bright and spacious upstairs master suite and bath.  The kitchen with...

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Critical Business Survival Tools for Retailers- Sept. 18th

Critical Business Survival Tools for Retailers- Nov. 20th

Social Media Wednesday, November 20th 8:30-11:00am   FREE to business members!  Continental Breakfast provided. Buena Vista Community Center  715 E. Main Street  Buena Vista, CO 81211 Hosted by: Buena Vista Welcome Center & Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Small...

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Critical Business Survival Tools for Retailers- Sept. 18th

Critical Business Survival Tools for Retailers- Oct. 16

Google Analytics for Main Street Business- a workshop to help you understand the data needed to run your business. Wednesday, October 16th 8:30-11:00am   FREE to business members!  Continental Breakfast provided. Buena Vista Community Center  715 E. Main Street  Buena...

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Amazing Income Potential – on a Corner Lot!

Amazing Income Potential – on a Corner Lot!

GREAT INCOME POTENTIAL! This commercial listing is perfect for a multitude of ideas or businesses, right off of the main stretch in Buena Vista. Currently set up as a tire store, there is ample square footage for a brewery, any type of business or even condo's. The...

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Lakeside Boutique Motel

Lakeside Boutique Motel

Lakeside Boutique Motel. This incredible business opportunity provides a profitable business with Location, Reputation & Established Clientele. Lakeside has been family owned & operated since 1986. Families truly enjoy the convenience of this location. A...

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Collegiate Peaks Realty Real Estate Section

Collegiate Peaks Realty Real Estate Section

Hidden Valley Cabin - $469,000 274 COTTONWOOD CREEK ROAD, COALDALE Hidden Valley Cabin is surrounded by tall grass, huge up-close views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, year round Big Cottonwood Creek running across the back yard, minutes from the Arkansas River, 30...

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Come and Eat at the Little Engine Eatery

Come and Eat at the Little Engine Eatery

Come down and see us and get a yummy Chicago Dog!    Little Engine Eatery is a nonprofit eatery providing work experience and life skills to teens and adults with learning disabilities. We feature all-natural, humanely-raised food in a family-friendly environment....

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Gemclay.  New products

Gemclay. New products

Come to Mount Antero Treasures/ Gemclay Boutique and Day Spa and come see all of our Beautiful jewelry from Mt. Antero and come by and check out my Full Gemclay Skincare line that is now available .     Call us at: 719-626-1921     We are so excited to reveal our new...

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A complete guide to financing your business

A complete guide to financing your business

Finding the money to build (or buy) a business can seem tough. But there are masses of lenders and investors out there who want to pump cash into small business. The trick is in approaching the right people with the right pitch. This in-depth guide can help get you on...

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Health Savings Accounts

Health Savings Accounts

Part of planning for your financial future is making sure your medical expenses can be taken care of.  There are so many advantages to a Health Savings Account (HSA). Let us know if we can help with your medical financial future. Community Banks of Colorado 520  Hwy...

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Wheelin Wednesdays by BV eBike Rentals!

Wheelin Wednesdays by BV eBike Rentals!

Every Wednesday this summer, BV eBikes hosts a Wheelin Wednesday eBike ride. For those of you who are curious about Electric Bicycles, this is a great opportunity to try them out for a few hours with a guide who will teach you the ins and outs of E-Bikes. A different...

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Chaffee County Land Use Survey for Housing & More

Chaffee County Land Use Survey for Housing & More

The Chaffee County Offices of Public Health and Housing have been awarded a grant through the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment wherein we will work to move the County closer to realizing the following Envision Chaffee County goals:   - "Our...

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July 2019 Newsletter

July 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAMGreetings Chamber Members,We would like to thank you for your support for our closing June 2018/2019 fiscal year. Without you the Buena Vista Welcome Center & Chamber of Commerce would not exist. Whew what a month it has been preparing...

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July 2019 Newsletter

June 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAMGreetings Chamber Members,We would like to thank you for your support for our closing June 2018/2019 fiscal year.  Without you, the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce and the Welcome Center would not exist. Noted below are the projects...

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July 2019 Newsletter

May 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAMHello Chamber Members,April at the Welcome Center & Chamber has been vigorous preparing for our summer season! Please help us highlight your business by reading the information below:Welcome Center: We are preparing our Welcome Center...

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July 2019 Newsletter

April 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAMHello Chamber Members,Spring is in the air and it is sure to be an amazing summer on the Arkansas River with so much snow on our peaks!  We have been working on many projects.  Our website has a new interactive recreation map for all...

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March 2019 Newsletter

March 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAMHello Chamber Members, February has brought lots of new programs, events and projects to fruition.  Outlined below are this month's highlights.     2019 Visitor & Relocation Guide -  The new Guide is available on our website...

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July 2019 Newsletter

February 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAM Hello Chamber Members, Your new Chamber team and Board of Directors have been hard at work coordinating our first Town/Chamber joint venture event - with Buena Vista as the Host Town for Ride the Rockies on June 10th and 11th. On Feb. 4th...

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January 2019 Newsletter

January 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAMHello Chamber Members, Happy New Year! Best wishes for you and your family. We are excited with the start of a New Year to continue our Restructuring. We thank those that came and participated during our Round Table Meetings and are taking...

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December Newsletter

December Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAM Hello Chamber Members, It is officially the Holiday season! We wish all of our Chamber Members a wonderful Holiday. To kick off this season, the Christmas Opening Event on Saturday, December 1st was widely successful. The goal of this...

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Building YOUR Brand. “What’s love got to do with it?”

Building YOUR Brand. “What’s love got to do with it?”

Building YOUR Brand. What’s love got to do with it? Love is Everything! First and foremost, if you love and have a true passion for your product or service most likely it will be well received and thriving.  A successful brand is about heart and sharing the love of one’s creation with others.  Share the principle, your fundamental truth(s), which served as the foundation of creating your brand. Share your truth on why your product(s) or services are worth your own personal self-sacrifice and why they impassioned you to bring your concepts to fruition. 
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February 2018 Newsletter

February 2018 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR Hello Chamber Members, As the mild winter teases us we hope this newsletter finds you happy and healthy. Here at the BV Chamber & Visitor Center we've started 2018 with a bang!  We have been diligently working on improving the 2018...

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A New Colorado Love Affair!

A New Colorado Love Affair!

Over the last decade a new outdoor recreational activity has evolved. It combines one’s love for technology and our smart phones with our love of nature. It is known as Geocaching and is embraced by one and all that have discovered it. Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.
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ATVing Around Buena Vista, Colorado

ATVing Around Buena Vista, Colorado

by Carl Bauer The Buena Vista area is chock full of ATV opportunities. There's the 4 Mile Area on the east side of the valley that is mostly high clearance 2WD roads, along with ATV trails and single track. This area is open nine to eleven months out of the year....

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Events this Week 

June 4, 2019

Date/Time Event
06/04/2019 - 07/09/2019
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Buena Vista Circus Class Schedule - Summer Session #1

Buena Vista Community Center, Buena Vista CO

June 8, 2019

Date/Time Event
06/08/2019 - 08/03/2019
All Day
4 Bar S Gymkhana Series

McEnulty Arena, Howard CO

July 2, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/02/2019 - 07/03/2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Paddle On The Pond

McPhelemy Park, Buena Vista CO

July 3, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/03/2019
7:00 pm
Open Mic at The Lariat

The Lariat, Buena Vista CO

July 4, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/04/2019
All Day
$1 Day at Buena Vista Heritage Museum

Buena Vista Heritage Museum, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019
All Day
FIREWORKS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The American Legion, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019
7:00 am - 9:30 am
BV Optimist Pancake Breakfast

Columbine Park, Buena Vista Colorado
07/04/2019
7:00 am
Fourth of July Town Wide Celebration

Buena Vista, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019 - 07/05/2019
7:30 am - 9:45 am
Independence Day Freedom 5k

Splash Pad, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am
PiYo with Debbie Gaulter

Buena Vista Community Center, Buena Vista
07/04/2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Art in the Park

McPhelemy Park, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Patriotic Concert & Sewing Craft Fair

Grace Church, Buena Vista Colorado
07/04/2019
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Serendipity Yarn & Gifts: Spinning Group

Serendipity Yarn & Gifts, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bridge Club

Community Center, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019 - 07/05/2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Concerts In The Park

McPhelemy Park, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free Concert at McPhelemy Park.

McPhelemy Park, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
American Legion Fireworks

Rodeo Grounds, Buena Vista CO

July 5, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/05/2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FREE Community Concert at The Beach

The Beach, Buena Vista CO
07/05/2019 - 08/23/2019
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
the BEACH :: Free Music Fridays

the BEACH, Buena Vista CO
07/05/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
American Legion Bingo

American Legion Post 55, Buena Vista CO

July 6, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/06/2019
9:00 am
ART FAIR AT TRACTOR SUPPLY!!

Tractor Supply Company, Buena Vista CO
07/06/2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Central Colorado UAS Club Meeting

Buena Vista Airport – Conference Room, Buena Vista CO
07/06/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Serendipity Yarn & Gifts: Knotty Knitters

Serendipity Yarn & Gifts, Buena Vista CO
07/06/2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Art & Music / Tenderfoot Duo at The Watershed

Watershed, Buena Vista CO
07/06/2019
7:00 pm
Madams of Central Colorado

Buena Vista Heritage Museum, Buena Vista CO

July 7, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/07/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Buena Vista Farmer's Market

South Main Town Square, Buena Vista CO
07/07/2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
CUCC Worship & Children's Church

Congregational United Church of Christ, Buena Vista CO
07/07/2019
5:00 pm
NURTURING NATURE - GARNA GALA & FUNDRAISER

The Barn at Sunset Ranch, BUENA VISTA CO
07/07/2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nurturing Nature Gala presented by the Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA)

The Barn at Sunset Ranch, BUENA VISTA CO
07/07/2019
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dragondeer plays at River Runners & silent disco!

River Runners, Buena Vista Colorado

July 8, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/08/2019
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Chaffee County Quilts of Valor

Bev’s Stitchery, Buena Vista CO
07/08/2019
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Zach Nugent's Disco Dead

Ivy Ballroom at the Surf Hotel, Buena Vista CO

July 9, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/09/2019
12:00 am
Fire Spinning Workshops

Buena Vista Community Center Pinon Room, Buena Vista Colorado
07/09/2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am
PiYo with Debbie Gaulter

Buena Vista Community Center, Buena Vista
07/09/2019 - 07/10/2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Paddle On The Pond

McPhelemy Park, Buena Vista CO
07/09/2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
BV Celtic & Old-time Music Jam

Creekside Gathering Place, Buena Vista CO

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