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The Ouray Community Center and Conference Center

The Ouray Conference & Community Center is a perfect place for meetings, reunions, receptions, retreats, and conferences. The Community Center is on 6th Avenue, just ½ block from Main Street.

Ouray has hosted conferences and/or events for groups from five to 500 people. There are two meeting rooms available. The San Juan Room, with its warm wood floors and many windows, is located above historic City Hall which was built in the late 1800's. The San Juan Room is a favorite choice for intimate meetings and receptions for 20 to 150 people. The Massard Auditorium, which is the larger room in the Ouray Community Center, can accommodate over 300 people. This room is a good choice for larger receptions, presentations, and dinners. Guests will appreciate the views of Hayden Mountain, Mount Abrams, and the other surrounding peaks. There is an elevator available for easy access to the upstairs. There is a fully equipped commercial kitchen in the Massard Auditorium and a small kitchen in the San Juan Room with convenient serving areas for food and beverages. The rooms can be set-up to your specifications with tables, folding chairs, and audio/visual equipment.

With its relaxed atmosphere and spectacular surroundings the Ouray Community and Conference Center is the perfect place to hold your group meeting, company party, family reunion, birthday party, or wedding and reception. The outside gazebo at the Ouray Hot Springs Park is also a favorite location for gathering together. Please contact us for additional information, rates, and availability.

Local Resources for Weddings and Other Events

The website for the Ouray Chamber Resort Association (OCRA) is a valuable resource for anyone planning an event in Ouray County. The address is You may contact them at 970-325-4746 or toll free at 800-228-1876 for a free guide. The Ouray Chamber Resort Association can assist with suggestions for photographers, caterers, music (live or DJ), and other services that will enhance your event in Ouray.

Most all restaurants, motels, hotels and B&B's are listed with OCRA.

There are 5 churches where weddings may be performed: Calvary Assembly of God (970-325-4049), First Presbyterian (970-325-4253), First Southern Baptist (970-325-4448), St. Daniel's Catholic (970-325-4373) and St. John's Episcopal (970-325-4655).

Many other services such as invitations, rentals, floral, liquor, beauty services, child-care, pet-sitting, and off-road transportation to the high country are all available in Ouray County. Many of these are listed on the Ouray Chamber Resort Association website.

For more information, whether it concerns the Community Center or assistance with any event on City property, please contact:

Rick Noll
City Resource Manager

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