Jail & Bail


2023 Jail & Bail

This year’s event is a unique fundraising experience with fun for the whole family. GCHA will be rounding up “criminals” who have committed a variety of “crimes” to be held for bail in Grand County’s Original Jailhouse! To free these criminals, the community will donate towards their bail. Each of our criminals bail has been set at $2,000, you can help spring them from the slammer by donating below. To donate all you need to do is click the criminals mugshot you want to help free!

In addition to raising money to free our criminals there will be:

  • Food Trucks
  • Beer & Cocktails
  • Live Music
  • Auction
  • Historic Crafting & Yard Games
  • Friendship & Shared History

The 2023 event will be held at Pioneer Village Museum in Hot Sulphur Springs on Saturday, August 26th, from 1pm to 6pm. Tickets can be purchased at GCHA museums or online using the button below while tickets are on sale. Prices are:

  • $30 + 2 drink tickets if purchased in advance!
  • $40 + 2 drink tickets if purchased at the door
  • Kids (12 and under) FREE!

Wanted Criminals – Bail is set at $2,000 each!

Bail is set at $2,000 per criminal, click the photo of the criminal you’d like to spring from the slammer!

Cal Cherrington - Jail & Bail
Carl Bradley Rus - Jail & Bail
Erin Life - Jail & Bail
Gary DeVries - Jail & Bail
Jim Free - Jail & Bail
Kaydee Fisher - Jail & Bail
Larry Gross - Jail & Bail
Jail & Bail - Michael Koch
Jail & Bail - Paula Steinbacher

Become a Sponsor

If you are interested in being a sponsor of the event to help us support local history, click here for the Sponsorship Form or contact Shanna at shanna@grandcountyhistory.org or 970-725-3939.