Season of Small

This winter you are invited to join the Basalt Chamber of Commerce for the Season of Small – a celebration of all that is small and beautiful. Support the small businesses that make this valley special by shopping local, dining local and supporting local. There are many ways in which you can share the love and make home for the holidays just a little bit brighter this year. What better way than to find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list while showing the locally-owned restaurants, retailers and small businesses in our community just how much you care.

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Season of Small Sweepstakes

November 25 – December 24, 2022

The Basalt Chamber of Commerce has partnered with The Aspen Times/Post Independent to bring you the Season of Small Sweepstakes. This year there are many ways in which you can share the love for local businesses and make “Home for the Holidays” just a little bit brighter. One entry per person, per day. 


Grand prize: Up to three (3) gift certificates with a total value of $500 good at ANY Basalt Chamber member business.

Second prize: $250 in Carbondale Chamber Gift Certificates, valid at any participating Carbondale Chamber member business

Third prize: A four pack of Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Funday Pass tickets.

Each Funday ticket includes a round-trip ride on the Glenwood Gondola, two walking cave tours and unlimited access to our rides and most attractions.

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This link will go live on November 25, 2022.

Events, Promotions & Sales

(in alphabetical order)

Basalt Printing logo

Basalt Printing & Art Supply | 23252 Two Rivers Rd, Basalt • Historic Downtown

The Annual Holiday sale begins December 5 and runs through December 23, 2022.


Be Hippy logo

Be Hippy725 East Valley Rd, Basalt • Willits

Join us Saturday, November 26th from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Be Hippy store for Small Business Saturday and enjoy 25% off everything.

AMEX Shop Small logo Small Business Saturday participant

The Buddy Program logo round

The Buddy Program

Spread cheer and make your holidays a little sweeter this season! The Buddy Program’s Gingerbread House Kits are the perfect gift to share with clients, staff, or family. Our kits include a generous and premium selection of candy and sweets to build your own gingerbread house. Pick-up information is available at checkout.

Your Gingerbread House Kits include:

  • Pre-assembled gingerbread house chalet
  • Top-of-the-line holiday candy (We don’t skimp)
  • Apron
  • Frosting and utensils

The Buddy Program Gingerbread kit

Bristlecone Mountain Sports logo

Bristlecone Mountain Sports | 781 East Valley Rd. Basalt • Willits

December 9, 2022 | “Predicting Powder and the Science of Snow with meteorologist Joel Gratz” 

7:00-7:30pm   Light Refreshments
7:30-9:00pm   Presentation and Q&A

Joel Gratz, Founding Meteorologist of OpenSnow, will discuss how to read weather forecasts and snow reports so that you can plan your perfect days on snow this winter. In addition, Joel will discuss the outlook for the upcoming season, new weather technology that is being developed by OpenSnow, how far out we can trust forecasts, and what shifts that we are (and are not) seeing in the climate. This talk is a fun way to get excited about winter (and it will fulfill your inner geek’s desire to learn more about the science of weather).

$10 (non-refundable), Proceeds benefit Roaring Fork Conservancy Snow Science education programs.

There will be lots of great raffle prizes. Registration is required.

Details and Registration

Glenwood Canyon Adventure Park | 51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road, Glenwood Springs

Winter on the Mountain

Gondola Giving benefiting LIFT-UP

12+ days of live music

Visit with Santa from 4-7 p.m. on November 26, December 3, 10 and 17, with a bonus on Sunday, December 18, from 2-5 p.m.


Habitat Roaring Fork Logo

Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork Valley & ReStore | Glenwood Springs & Online

Volunteer with friends and family at Basalt Vista Net Zero Affordable Housing build site.
Shop or donate at the ReStore, located at 53 Callaway Court, Glenwood Springs this holiday season for green gift giving. 


Hangai Mountain Textiles logo

Hangai Mountain Textiles | Online & Special Trunk Show

Trunk Show on December 10, 2022 from 5–7 p.m. at The Art Base in Historic Downtown.

Mountain Greenery logo

Mountain Greenery Plantscapes | 185 Southside Drive, Basalt • Basalt Business Center

Join us on Small Business Saturday for 15% store wide sale – one day only! Come in and find everything to make your Holiday Merry & Bright – trees, wreaths, greens, poinsettias, ornaments, lots of decor.
Open 7 days/week:
  • Monday-Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

AMEX Shop Small logo Small Business Saturday participant

Roaring Fork Conservancy logo

Roaring Fork Conservancy | 22800 Two Rivers Road, Basalt • Historic Downtown

Holiday Open House on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 from 2-4pm. This is a great opportunity to purchase RFC gifts (river shirts, children’s book, SIMMS hats, etc.) that simultaneously support local rivers. Can’t attend in person? You can purchase RFC merchandise online!

RFC Holiday Open House 2022

TAC Fitness logo 2020

TAC Fitness & Performance Center | Two locations

  • 400 E Valley Rd., El Jebel
  • 1460 E Valley Rd 100 & 221Basalt
AMEX Shop Small logo Small Business Saturday participant

TAC gift card ad 2021

Two Leaves and A Bud | Online and in local stores

Two Leaves and a Bud is celebrating with Cyber Week Deal of the Day. Explore the different teas on the website and shop the different specials.
Additionally, the company now has an improved digital gift card that can include a video message. Buy Now.
AMEX Shop Small logo Small Business Saturday participant

Want to be a participating business? More details here.

Gift Ideas

Gift certificates to a favorite restaurant or store.

Staycation at a local lodging provider.

A spa day with a massage or other treatment.

Dinner in Willits and a show at TACAW.

Children’s book Dee Dee the Fryingpan River Dipper. Purchase the book in person at The Roaring Fork Conservancy’s River Center in Basalt.  Authors, illustrators and photographers are from the Roaring Fork Valley!

Dee Dee Dipper RFC book