top of page

Arts in the Community
Trinidad, Colorado has many opportunities to experience arts and culture. 

Trinidad, Colorado, and the surrounding areas offer many opportunities to engage in the arts. Check out our list of resources to learn more about what is happening in Trinidad, Colorado.

 

Do you know of a place or resource that is not listed? Please contact us and let us know!

What to do in Trinidad?

Local Fun & Creative Opportunities

Live Music

1 / Trinidad Lounge

This venue is celebrated for unique decor, its vibrant live music scene and eclectic mix of performers. The Trinidad Lounge is a cornerstone of Trinidad’s nightlife, offering a space where live national touring bands can be found almost every night of the week in every genre imaginable.
421 N Commercial St. Trinidad, Colorado
Event Calendar: https://dadlounge.com/

2 / The Well Hotel & Taproom

Live Music every weekend, Open Mic Mondays, Karaoke Wednesdays, Games, Private Event Rentals & so much more.
155 E Main Street, Trinidad, Colorado

Event Calendar: https://wellhoteltrinidad.com/events/

3 / The Royal Tavern

The Royal Tavern Offers a variety of drink specials and events. They host a Karaoke night on Thursdays and Fridays. On Friday nights, The Royal Staff - along with the crowd - vote on their favorite karaoke performance, and that lucky person gets a Royal Tavern trophy. Some nights, they have live bands and bring in some of the best DJs to entertain guests.

1906 N Linden Ave, Trinidad, Colorado

Website: https://theroyaltavern.simdif.com/upcoming_events%C2%A0.html

4 / Sister Blandina Gardens

Down the street from the Holistic Health Center is Sister Blandina Wellness Gardens. In keeping with its commitment to providing first-class accommodations, Sister Blandina Wellness Gardens offers a lovely outdoor sanctuary for the many activities and events sponsored by Mt. Carmel. In addition to wellness walks, public and private events, and spiritual reflection, the Gardens offer a sanctuary reminiscent of the formal gardens of bygone eras. The gardens are free and open to the public.

225 N Commercial St, Trinidad, Colorado

Event Calendar: https://www.mtcarmelcenter.org/event-calendar?view=calendar&month=11-2021

5 / Trinidad Colorado Music Scene  - FB Page

This page is dedicated to the live music scene in Trinidad Colorado. Bands, single acts and duos. Local bands and bands playing from out of town. We will do our very best to keep you informed on the awesome and ever growing music scene in Trinidad. https://www.facebook.com/trinidadcoloradomusicscene/

Kid Friendly Places

1 / Skateland / SoCo Clubhouse

Skateland is the oldest Roller Rink in Colorado, and they offer open skating, host dance lessons, and private parties. SOCO Clubhouse was added to Skateland in 2019, and they offer amazing programs for youth like Pugz Not Drugz, Life Skills, UpRISE, Brick City Cheer, Brick City Badgers Youth Hockey, Skatebox Derby, tutoring, mentoring, and volunteering/work skills to name a few. They offer healthy & equal opportunities for all youth.  
424 W Main St, Trinidad, Colorado
Website: https://www.socoskateland.com/

2 / Trinidad Kids and Youth Connection and Calendar

This is an organization in Trinidad Colorado connecting all of the organizations that work with kids and youth. Find out more about concerts, classes, sports, and creative opportunities for kids here.

FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/TrinidadKidsandYouthConnectionandCalendar/

3 / Mt. Carmel Wellness & Community Center

Mt. Carmel offers an array of programs that address the needs of the Trinidad community, including the young people. Here is just a sample of the programs offered at Mt. Carmel.

911 Robinson Ave, Trinidad, Colorado
Website: https://www.mtcarmelcenter.org/wellness-programs

4 / Exit 18

Exit 18 is a Family Entertainment Center in Las Animas County, Colorado. They provide a variety of entertainment options including an arcade, community events, and live concerns. 
16011 County Rd 71.1, Trinidad, Colorado

Website: https://www.exit18.fun

FB Page with Event Calendar: https://www.facebook.com/Exit18.fun/

5 / Trinidad Carnegie Public Library

Trinidad Carnegie Public Library will strive to be recognized as the heart of the community, promoting life-long learning through equal access to a diverse and updated collection, innovative programs, and responsive services that meet everyone's needs. 
202 N Animas St, Trinidad, Colorado

Website: https://trinidadpubliclibrary.org/

6 / All Events Page of Kid Friendly Activities

To capture the attention of young kids is near impossible. These excited spirits hate to sit idle and are always looking forward to exploring new and interesting things. From sports and gaming to dancing and travel, these little and smart wonders are always searching for a new kind of thrill. And, the city of Trinidad never gets tired from sprucing up entertaining activities for these kids.
Website: https://allevents.in/trinidad-co/kids

Kid Friendly Places
Theatre

Theatre

1 / Main Street LIVE

Main Street Live provides year-round, diverse, quality theatrical entertainment and cultural enrichment for Trinidad and surrounding communities. They also provide educational and performance opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds.

131 W Main St, Trinidad, Colorado
Website: https://www.mainstreetlive.org/

2 / Shuler Theater in Raton, NM 

The historic Shuler Theater in downtown Raton, New Mexico, is a state landmark and remains the center for performing arts in northeastern New Mexico. The theater is owned and maintained by the City of Raton, New Mexico, and may be reserved for functions or performances. The Theater is the permanent home for the Santa Fe Trail School for the Performing Arts. The school was founded in 2004 with the goal of transitioning into a full-time, year-round institution for professional instruction in the performing arts.
131 N 2nd St, Raton, New Mexico

Website: https://shulertheater.com/

Art Galleries & Exhibitions

Art Galleries & Exhibitions

1 / Corazón Gallery

Corazón Gallery is the home of the Corazon Art League of Trinidad. This unique venue is both a nonprofit and a gallery where local artists can showcase their work. 

149 E. Main St., Suite #1, Trinidad, Colorado

Website: https://www.corazongallery.org/

2 / The Commons @ Space to Create

In addition to hosting events, The Commons @ Space to Create offers exhibition spaces for many artists. Its oversized garage, the Toller Gallery, is where special exhibitions are displayed throughout the year. The space is free to explore during business hours outside of events and is also available for rent. 
218 West Main Street, Trinidad, Colorado

https://www.trinidadcreativedistrict.org/the-commons

3 / East Street School

The East Street School is a residential community that seeks to be a resource to the creative community for tenants, residents, and visitors to Trinidad, Colorado. In addition to ongoing exhibitions, they have rental space for small art exhibitions, workshops, classes, and gatherings. 
210 East Street, Trinidad, Colorado
Website: https://www.eaststreetschool.com/programs

4 / Doug and Lori Holdread's art Gallery

Doug and Lori Holdread have been living and working together as artists in Trinidad, Colorado since their marriage in 2002. 
149 E. Main St, Trinidad, Colorado
https://dougandlori.art/

5 / A.R. Mitchell Museum of Western Art

This gallery features the largest collection of works by Western artist Arthur Roy Mitchell, as well as Western art, early Hispanic religious and traditional art, and Native American art. This space also houses the Cody Kuehl Art Gallery.

150 E. Main St, Trinidad, Colorado
www.armitchellmuseum.com

6 / Marketplace Gallery

This unique gallery showcases a diverse selection of the art of 28 talented local artists, which is also available for purchase. Examples of work that can be purchased: jewelry, art cards, sculptures, and a variety of paintings and photographs

149 E. Main St., #8, Trinidad, Colorado

Website: www.marketplacegallery.net

7 / Tabula Rasa Gallery and Art Supply

Owned and run by local artist Amanda Palmer, Tabula Rasa is both a printmaking studio and gallery and an art supply shop selling art supplies, t-shirts, and cards.

1300 E. Main St, Trinidad, Colorado

www.tabularasa.gallery

Art Galleries & Exhibitions

History
Museums

1 / Louden-Henritze Archaeology Museum

Visit this small but impressively curated natural history museum located on Trinidad State's beautiful campus to learn more about the prehistoric creatures who once thrived in the area. The museum features dinosaur bones, fossils, mammoth tusks, and other artifacts. 

600 Prospect St, Trinidad, Colorado
Website: https://trinidadstate.edu/archaeology-museum/index.html

2 / Trinidad History Museum

Explore Trinidad's past, present, and future in this beautiful museum, featuring the historic Bloom Mansion and Baca House, built in the late 19th century and situated together in Trinidad's Historic District. 
312 E Main St, Trinidad, Colorado

Website: www.historycolorado.org/trinidad-history-museum

3 / Coal Miners Memorial Museum

The museum is a tribute to the dedicated miners who explored the vast caverns beneath the plains, mountains and mesas of Southeastern Colorado. Here you can discover the industry that built Trinidad by riding a coal car, learning about the history and the workers who challenged the Rockefellers. Tour the lower level that takes you underground offering a peek into the mining experience.

219 W Main St, Trinidad, Colorado

Website: https://visittrinidadcolorado.com/museums/

History Museums

Community Classes & Education

Community Classes & Education

1 / Mt. Carmel Wellness & Community Center

Mt. Carmel's programming focuses on young people, seniors, and veterans. They offer an array of programs that address the needs of the Trinidad community, including the young people. From cooking to painting to wellness courses, there is much to experience here. Here is just a sample of the programs offered at Mt. Carmel.
911 Robinson Avenue, Trinidad, Colorado

Website: https://www.mtcarmelcenter.org/wellness-programs

2 / Trinidad State College

Trinidad State College offers many programs of study, including liberal, fine arts, performing arts classes and trade programs.
600 Prospect St, Trinidad, Colorado

Website: https://trinidadstate.edu/index.html 

3 / East Street School

The East Street School is a residential community that seeks to be a resource to the creative community for tenants, residents, and visitors to Trinidad, Colorado. In addition to ongoing exhibitions, they host small art exhibitions, workshops, and classes for the community.
210 East Street, Trinidad, Colorado
Website: https://www.eaststreetschool.com/programs

4 / Heritage School at Trinidad State

The Heritage School offers many different classes for the community, such as hat-making, stained glass, painting classes, and local interests such as bee-keeping. 
Website: https://www.facebook.com/southernrockiesheritageschool

5 / A.R. Mitchell Museum of Western Art

A.R. Mitchell hosts a variety of events from artist talks to classes. 
150 E. Main St, Trinidad, Colorado

Website: https://armitchellmuseum.com/events

Classes & Education
bottom of page