really should know about
Below are some logistics to keep in mind as you plan your journey to the magicland of Crestonia. If you have any questions, use that little handy contact link on the bottom of the page.
Pre-sale tix are now closed. While we're not really at risk of selling out, as the venue is large, you really should consider purchasing your tickets in advance. Doing so will:
If you bought a pre-sale ticket: Bring your confirmation # and your ID. You will have to purchase another ticket without this documentation. Really.
Waivers: Sorry about the hassle, but all attendees will need to sign a liability waiver. Save yourself some time at the gate, and download yours here and now and bring it with you.
Lodging: There are hotel rooms available at the venue! Rooms with 2 Queen beds, can sleep up to 4 and they're $60/night. That's 15 bucks/person. Think of all the parties you've been to where you wished you could just go chill for a few. Well, you can, if you have a room!
Things to know about renting a room at the venue:
Food: Pura Vida Catering of Denver will have delectable and affordable food, chai, matte, etc. for sale throughout the event. Items will likely range from $3-$7. There are no 7-11s or other late night commodities in the hood. All proceeds from food sales will be going to Jopa's benefit cause, so please support Pura Vida.
Directions (from Denver): get on highway 285 heading south. in buena vista, you'll make a left turn at the light after the prison which will continue you on 285 south. after villa grove, 285 and hwy. 17 will split. take a left then a right onto hwy 17 south (following signage to Great Sand Dunes Monument.) in moffat, once you past the post office on your right, take a left on to county road T. you will go through 2 "S" curves. After second set of curves go a little bit further and you will see the White Eagle Village Inn on your left. Don't trust Mapquest! They will send you about 3 hours out of your way, truly!
Directions (from New Mexico): get on highway 285 heading north. in alamosa, follow the signs to hwy. 17. take hwy 17 north to moffat (30 miles?) take a right on to county road T (mile marker 105). you will go through 2 "S" curves. After second set of curves go a little bit further and you will see the White Eagle Village Inn on your left. Don't trust Mapquest! They will send you about 3 hours out of your way, truly!
Attractions: On Saturday and Sunday 12/6 and 12/7 is the Crestone Artists Studio Tour. Several very talented local artists are opening up their studios to the public. The art will be as varied as the refreshments at the different studios. Should be a good time. More info here.
Crestone is known for it's many spiritual centers. We've got 3 stupas, a Babaji Ashram, several Tibetan temples, a Zen monastary, a Carmalite Catholic monastary, A Japanese Shumei center, etc. Also nearby is the surreal Great Sand Dunes National Park, and several Hot Springs. Come down on Friday and check out the hood, it really is a magicland.
Weather: Crestone is at 8000 feet. It is December.
Crestone ammenities, etc: natural foods and gas for your vehicles are available at the curt's store downtown. hours are 8-7 monday through saturday. gas is available 24/7 assuming the computer that runs it is working and gas isn't sold out, which does happen on occasion. please roll into town with a full tank or at least enough to get you out of town to the next nearest station (35 miles south, 40 miles north!!) gas is expensive in crestonia, and is not always available.
Spirits are available at The Crestone Spirits liquor store, downtown. hours are around 11am -10pm/ 7days. They have a nice selection of micro-brews, wines (including organic), and other spirits.
There are several restaurants in town,
and 2 of them are offering Sag party special
deals for us.
Hours: music begins at 8 pm and will continue until 8 am.
Costumes: bring 'em, wear 'em, flaunt 'em, share 'em.
Well that's about it. If you have any questions, use that little contact link below to get in touch with us.
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