Ouray Yule 2023 Schedule of Events

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Ouray Yule 2023 Schedule of Events

2023.12.02_OURAY YULE Celebration
2023 Schedule of Events

2023.12.02_Ouray Yule_Window Contest
Hometown Holiday Storefront Decor Contest | Cash prizes for Best in Show sponsored by Citizens State Bank (The judging window is Saturday, Dec. 2 to Saturday, Dec. 16)


2023.12.02_Ouray Yule_Tree Lighting

December 2

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | "Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt" throughout participating businesses. Maps available at the Visitor Center until 2:00 pm. 
  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Visitor Center Open: Grab your map and find your first Elf! | Visitor Center | 1230 Main Street
  • 10:00 am - Close of Business | Main Street Holiday Shopping ALL day! 
  • 10:00 am - 8:00 pm | Festival of Trees benefitting PEER Kindness at Keller Williams in the Beaumont | 505 Main Street 
  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Meet Santa and Bring Your Wishlist! | O'Toys | Open 10 am to 6 pm | Secret Santa Sales Discounts | Shop Local WIN BIG contest continues - Every $50 spent at O'Toys gets you entered into a chance for a $500 shopping spree. One entry free. | 539 Main Street
  • Brown Chicken Brown Cow Ice Cream will be serving free samples at Ouray Grocery!
  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Steal a selfie with The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who, but you have to find them first!
  • 4:30 pm | Return your completed Scavenger Hunt maps by 4:30 pm to be entered in the raffle drawing at 5:00 pm. Must be present to win | **Prizes sponsored by TBD |  Colorado West Jeeps | 701 Main Street 
  • 5:00 pm | Scavenger Hunt Drawing for Prizes  | 701 Main Street
  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm | Caroling Around the Tree!  | 701 Main Street
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Living Nativity with Ouray Baptist Church | Hot cocoa, candy canes, and cookies! | Little Bucket of Flowers | 731 Main Street
  • 5:30 pm <Dusk> | Community Christmas Tree Lighting | 701 Main Street 

 
2023.12.02_Ouray Yule_Photos with Santa

December 9
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | "Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt" throughout participating businesses. Maps available at the Visitor Center until 2:00 pm. 
  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Visitor Center Open: Grab your map and find your first Elf! | Visitor Center | 1230 Main Street
  • 10:00 am - Close of Business | Main Street Holiday Shopping ALL day!
  • TIME TBD | Photos with the Conductor | Polar Express Weekend!| O'Toys | Open 10 am to 6 pm | We will be handing out hot cocoa at-home packs encouraging people to watch Weehawken's Polar Express. | Sales throughout the store. | Shop Local WIN BIG contest continues - Every $50 spent at O'Toys gets you entered into a chance for a $500 shopping spree. One entry free. | O'Toys | 539 Main Street
  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Photos with Santa, Selfie-style! | Fellin Park
  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Living Nativity with Ouray Baptist Church | Hot cocoa, candy canes, and cookies! | Fellin Park
  • 4:30 pm | Return your completed Scavenger Hunt maps by 4:30 pm to be entered in the raffle drawing at 5:00 pm. Must be present to win | **Prizes sponsored by TBD |  Colorado West Jeeps | 701 Main Street
  • 5:00 pm | Scavenger Hunt Drawing for Prizes  | Colorado West Jeeps | 701 Main Street
 
2023.12.16_Ouray Yule_Holiday Parade

December 16
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | "Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt" throughout participating businesses. Maps available at the Visitor Center until 2:00 pm. 
  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Visitor Center Open: Grab your map and find your first Elf! | Visitor Center | 1230 Main Street
  • 10:00 am - Close of Business | Main Street Holiday Shopping ALL day! 
  • TIME TBD | Photos with Buddy the Elf | Elf Party all Weekend! | O'Toys | Open 10 am to 6 pm | Stop by for bags of candy and play some Elf-themed games. | Sales throughout the store. | Shop Local WIN BIG contest continues - Every $50 spent at O'Toys gets you entered into a chance for a $500 shopping spree. One entry free. | 539 Main Street
  • 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm | Gingerbread House Making for Kids by Weehawken | Ages 2-5 | Space is limited. Register in advance! | Wright Opera House | 472 Main Street
  • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm | Gingerbread House Making for Kids by Weehawken | Ages 5-12 | Space is limited. Register in advance! | Wright Opera House | 472 Main Street
  • 3:30 - 5:30 pm | Ouray Chamber will be serving hot cocoa at the Holiday Tree | Colorado West Jeeps | 701 Main Street 
  • 4:30 pm | Ouray Chamber Jeep Raffle | Colorado West Jeeps | 701 Main Street
  • 4:30 pm | Return your completed Scavenger Hunt maps by 4:30 pm to be entered in the raffle drawing at 5:00 pm. Must be present to win | **Prizes sponsored by TBD | Colorado West Jeeps | 701 Main Street
  • 5:00 pm | Scavenger Hunt Drawing for Prizes  | 701 Main Street
  • 5:00 pm - Closing | Tavern at the Wright Open with Specialty Cocktails | Wright Opera House | 472 Main Street
  • 5:00 pm | Parade line up north of 9th Avenue on Main Street | Cash prizes for Best in Show sponsored by Alpine Bank!
  • 5:30 pm <Dusk> | Holiday Parade | Main Street
  • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | S'mores with Santa's Elves | Wright Opera House | Corner of 5th & Main Street 
  • 6:30 pm Ouray Elks Lodge: Pictures with Santa! Right after the parade the Ouray Volunteer Fire Dept. will return Santa to the Lodge for pictures. Get a picture with the whole family or just the kids. Chili Supper (Chili, Corn Dogs, and Hot chocolate) 
  • 6:30 pm | Wright Opera House: Enjoy story time with Mrs. Claus! Right after the parade the Ouray Volunteer Fire Dept. will return Mrs. Claus to the Wright for cozy story-time while you enjoy making your own s'mores. 
Thank you for your time and I am excited to help make this a great event for our whole community!

*THESE SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AS DETAILS ARE VERIFIED WITH BUSINESSES. 
**Please contact Autumn Bailey if you would like to donate a gift certificate from your business to raffle off.

Downloadable Posters & Docs

If you are a registered business that would like to participate please complete this brief questionnaire: https://forms.gle/PF8jsDFwAaMmpSXf8


Thank you!2023.12.02_Ouray Yule Participating Businesses Logos - Copy