Fireworks and Festivity in Ouray are the way to ring in the New Year!

Southwest Colorado boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in the country. Located at the base of the Million Dollar Highway, the tiny town of Ouray is a picturesque location, with a variety of entertainment geared toward making your New Year start off on the right foot.



New Years Eve Dining and Entertainment all Day:

Artisan Bakery – 7am to 2pm

Enjoy a breakfast or lunch not soon forgotten. With fresh breads baked daily, and a variety of delicious options, the Artisan will take care of any craving, and boost that energy for the evening to come!


Beaumont Hotel Grand Ballroom – 7pm to 9pm – reservations 9710-325-7000

Ring in the New Year with a Four Course Meal in the Grand Ballroom. Enjoy fresh Kobe Beef & succulent Crab along with a few auspicious accompaniments. 

Beaumont Lounge 5:30 pm to close

Celebrate the New Year with a cocktail in one of the loveliest buildings in Ouray. 

Bon Ton – 5pm to close

Nothing quite compares to dinner at the Bon Ton. From spaghetti and meatballs to Beef Wellington, there are few places on the western slope as consistently perfect. Great service and spectacular food are just what you need to rev up for the New Year!

Buen Tiempo – 5:30pm to close

Who needs champagne when there are top shelf margaritas to be had! The Buen Tiempo offers excellent service and lots of fun. Never a dull moment, and a pitcher of margaritas among friends as the New Year ends is a great way to remember all the good out there!

Colorado Boy Brewing Co. – Ridgway – 4pm to 9pm

Ridgway is just a short scenic drive from Ouray, and the pizzas at the Colorado Boy are well worth the drive! Be sure to bring a designated driver so you can enjoy some of the great microbrews, or just grab a couple of growlers to enjoy back at your room.

Cavallos – 7am to 2pm

Breakfast and lunch with a Southern flair! With a menu like theirs, the hardest part of dining at Cavallos is deciding what you want to try today. Open for breakfast and lunch, then closing for a couple of hours before the New Years Eve festivities begin!

Cavallos New Years Eve Dinner and Celebration- 5pm cocktail hour, seating at 6pm and 7pm – Reservations: 970-325-2042

Enjoy a decadent five course dinner prepared by Sid as you prepare to ring in the New Year! New Orleans style celebrations are the order of the day as well!

Dinner is $40.00 per person, and well worth it.

Goldbelt – 11am to 9pm

From pizza and wings to the daily special, what a great place to enjoy dinner and a beer before continuing on with the New Year celebrations!

Mouse’s Chocolates – 9am to 10pm

There is no better way to welcome the New Year and say goodbye to the old than with a truffle from Mouse’s. Melt in your mouth excellence and the beginning a a great New Year!

O’Brien’s Pub 11am to close

Lunch of hearty stew and a burger? Sounds fantastic! Dinner is served as well in this festive little pub, and after 9pm, the fun begins with a fun and roudy New Years Eve party! At the end of the year, head outside to enjoy the fireworks, then head back in to celebrate with your first cocktail for 2014!

Ouray Brewery – 5pm to close

Enjoy a New Years microbrew and a great dinner option, then hang out with friends old and new on the roof to watch the fireworks at midnight!

Ouray Elks Lodge – 6:30 pm to close

Open to the public, the Elks Lodge knows how to throw a New Year’s party! Finger food, and drink specials, with Karaokeall night long! Play pool, or shuffle board as the songbirds share their talents! The party goes on and everyone is always in a festive mood at midnight when the fireworks display brings the town out to Main Street.

Outlaw Steakhouse – 5pm to close

The Outlaw has long been one of the funnest places to enjoy any holiday, and New Years Eve is no different! The casual atmosphere combined with unbelievable service and amazing food truly make this a spot for a New Years celebration!

Silver Eagle Saloon 11am to 2am

Ring in the New Year with old friends and new at the Eagle! Drink specials all night long, a juke box and pool table are really all you need to share a great New Years Eve in Ouray!


New Years Day

Well, we have all survived another year. Now is time for a hearty breakfast, or lunch before getting out to Vinegar Hill for some New Years sledding fun!!

Cavallos – 7am to 2pm

Biscuits and gravy, omelets, Eggs Benedict with a New Orleans flair……And those are just a couple of options for breakfast! We won;t even talk about the lunch options, or we will be here all day! Ring in the New Year with another great meal with the Cavallos.

Goldbelt Bar & Grill – 11am to 9pm

Pizza and wings, or a chicken ceasar wrap? Anything you need is right here! Enjoy a great lunch or dinner at the Goldbelt.

Mouse’s Chosolates – 9am to 9pm

Chocolate. Need I say more? Bring the family for a hot cocoa and a scrap cookie after a few hours out sledding!

O’Brien’s Pub – 11am to 9pm

This Irish pub has a variety of hearty lunch and dinner options sure to please your taste buds! Enjoy an Irish coffee as you enjoy a bowl of stew and some great company!

Ouray Brewery – 11am to 9pm

Hot wings and a selection of microbrews. Not much compares to sharing a meal with friends and family on New Years Day at the Brewery.

Outlaw Steakhouse – 5pm to close

The first day of the year deserves some indulgence. Dinner at the Outlaw, with amazing service and fantasic dining options is the place to begin. Spoil yourself and your loved ones with some prime rib and fun.

At the base of the Million Dollar Highway, the deceptively small town of Ouray offers a variety of activities for those looking for a different experience on the last day of the year. From live music and parties to decadent dinners and romantic hot springs, the New Year is welcomed in with a fireworks display second to none. Picture fireworks reflected off of mountains blanketed in pristine white, followed by echoing booms…..AWESOME!!!

Let the team at the Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs help you plan the perfect New Years Eve! Give us a call!



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