Upcoming Events 

Christmas Opening Weekend 2021
The Buena Vista Christmas Opening is a wonderful holiday tradition that unites our small businesses, residents, and visitors as we join together and share in the holiday spirit. 

We are excited that this year the hub of Christmas Opening will be at The Buena Vista Heritage Museum (506 E. Main Street)!
Chili Cook-Off

Do you think you make the best chili in town? Well, here is your chance to prove it!  Join us during Christmas Opening to test your skills! Or, just stop by to vote for the best chili.

Submissions 9:00am – 10:00am 

Judging/public tasting 10:00am – 3:30pm

All proceeds benefit Buena Vista Heritage. 

Photos with Santa

Buena Vista Heritage and the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring FREE Santa Photos on December 4th from 10:00am to 4:00pm in the Historic Courtroom at the Heritage Museum (506 E. Main St).  Spaces are limited. Click here to register.

Santa's Favorite Workshop

This Holiday Season, shop locally where Santa Shops!

December 4th and 5th During Christmas Opening & the Nutcracker

In the Buena Vista Heritage Museum Gift Shop

Visit cloudcitytoystore.com for more information

A portion of all sales will be donated to Buena Vista Heritage

Holiday Card Craft Station

Chaffee Arts is excited to host a Holiday Card Craft Station during Christmas Opening Weekend at the Buena Vista Heritage Museum.  Chaffee Arts Artists will be assisting young artists to make holiday cards to give to friends or family during Buena Vista's Christmas Opening Weekend.  The station will be upstairs at the Buena Vista Heritage Museum, in the same room as Santa.  We hope to see you there!

Register today, spaces are limited. Click here to register.

Vaccine Clinic
Protect your family and friends this holiday season by getting your COVID Vaccines/Booser and Flu Shots during Christmas Opening at Buena Vista Heritage Museum.  December 4th from 10:00am to 2:00pm.  No appointments necessary!  Contact Shavano Pharmacy at 719-398-6550 for more information.

Chocolate Walk
The Chocolate Walk is a time-treasured tradition in Buena Vista. Participants will pick up a card from the BV Chamber of Commerce at The Heritage Museum on the morning of Saturday, December 4th.  The participating businesses on the cards will then stamp or initial the card and give the participant a 'Chocolate Treat'. All participants who visit every business will be entered to win prizes!

Ongoing! -
 Supplementary material to the exhibits can be found for free on Vamonde.com or the Vamonde app.

For more information on these events and more, please visit
BuenaVistaHeritage.org or email BuenaVistaHeritage@msn.com


Buena Vista Heritage
P.O. Box 1414
Buena Vista, CO 81211