Special Events

Puzzle & Pie (Jigsaw Competition)

Date: February 26, 2023

Time: 4pm - 7:30pm

Location: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center Gymnasium

Join us for our Second Annual Puzzle & Pie Night Out.  Get a group of friends or family together and enjoy a great Sunday night out.

NEW this year! Photo Submission Contest for the puzzle used during this event!
For photo submission rules and guidelines, please download this PDF: Puzzle-and-Pie-Night-Photo-Guidelines

  • Teams of 1-4 people have three hours to complete a 500 piece Custom Jigsaw Puzzle
  • The first team to complete the puzzle or the team with the least amount of puzzle pieces left after three hours wins a $100 chamber gift certificate to share between the team.  (2nd and 3rd place prizes TBD)
  • Pizza Pie and Soda Water provided to all teams (outside food and drink also allowed, but no alcohol)
  • Keep your custom puzzle at the end of the night
  • $40 per Team (only one team member registers for each team)
  • Teams will have their own tables spaced out around the Basketball Courts in the Gymnasium

*There is no age limit to team members, however puzzlers must have the attention span to stay focused on the puzzle the entire 3 hours.  The cost does not allow entry to any other part of the gym or access to rec toys or equipment.


Green is the New Black Fashion Show

Start date: March 9, 2023 - End date: March 11, 2023

Location: CRCC

Green is the New Black Fashion Show returns! Put on by Carbondale Arts: Local and national designers and artists come together to create a dynamic, alluring, and thought-provoking event featuring fashion that sparks the imagination and is created from recycled and/or sustainable materials. These creations, intertwined with dance and multimedia artistry, attracts audiences from throughout the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond. This show isn’t just entertaining, it is about raising money to provide arts education to our youth in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Where My Peeps At Scavenger Hunt

Date: April 8, 2023

Time: 9am

Location: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center

Join Carbondale Parks and Rec for the 7th Annual Where My Peeps At? Scavenger hunt.

Stay tuned for more information!

Race: Where My Peeps At?
Teams: 2-6 people (Kids welcome but clues are written for High School Level)
Date: Saturday, April 8
Timeline: 9:30am rules review, 9:45am race starts, 11am final check in, 11:15 prize announcements
Cost: $40 per team (only the team captain needs to register)
Location: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center
This scavenger hunt will have teams racing around downtown Carbondale on foot completing tasks and solving clues to find different items.  Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place teams, 1st, 2nd, 3rd place costumes, and finding the Golden Peep.


Race: Little Peeps Hunt
Teams: 2-6 kids 7 years and under (at least one adult supervisor per team)
Date: Saturday, April 8
Time: 10am
Cost: $20
Location: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center
Kids hunt for an easter basket then use photo clues to find one of each item on the list to fill their basket.  All teams guaranteed one easter basket to share and photos with the Easter Bunny.


5Point Film Festival

Start date: April 20, 2023 - End date: April 24, 2023

Location: CRCC

16th Annual Flagship Festival Returns April 2023. Stayed tuned for more information in the Spring.

Tri for the Sun Triathlon

Date: June 11, 2023

Time: 7:00am

Location: Carbondale Pool / Sunlight Mtn Resort

Join us for the 3rd Annual Tri for the Sun!

Swim 1/2 mile at the Carbondale Pool
Bike 16 miles (2,700 vert) via Dry Park
Run 5k (600 vert) at Sunlight Mtn Resort

More information to come!