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CHRISTMAS IN JULY
Jul16

CHRISTMAS IN JULY

CHRISTMAS IN JULY  Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm  La Plata County Fairgrounds • 2500 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301 MAPEVENT WEBSITE EVENT DESCRIPTION Join us for Christmas in July – a holiday craft market! Start your shopping early by supporting local artisans and vendors and surprise your loved ones with one of a kind gifts. The market will be held on Saturday, July 20th at the La Plata County Fairgrounds....

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FOUR CORNERS GEM & MINERAL SHOW
Jul11

FOUR CORNERS GEM & MINERAL SHOW

FOUR CORNERS GEM & MINERAL SHOW  July 12-14, 2024  La Plata County Fairgrounds • 2500 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301 MAPEVENT WEBSITE EVENT DESCRIPTION The Gem and Mineral Show is one of the best and largest shows for Southwest Colorado and the Four Corners region. If traveling to visit the mountains, deserts, and archaeological wonders of this area, time your travels to take in this great show for jewelers, rock hounds, and geology...

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I HATE HAMLET
Jul11

I HATE HAMLET

I HATE HAMLET  Select dates from Jul 12-28, 2024  Durango Arts Center • Durango, MAPEVENT WEBSITE EVENT DESCRIPTION Experience the Drama: “I Hate Hamlet” by Paul Rudnick, Directed by Monica DiBiasio Television star Andrew Rally is facing the daunting task of stepping into the role of Hamlet, and he’s utterly terrified. Unsure of himself and grappling with career uncertainties, Andrew finds himself in a whirlwind of...

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JULY 4TH IN DURANGO
Jul01

JULY 4TH IN DURANGO

JULY 4TH IN DURANGO  July 3-6, 2024  Durango, CO MAP EVENT DESCRIPTION Join us for a spectacular July 4th celebration in Historic Downtown Durango , featuring a whole weekend of festivities and events! Things kick off on Wednesday, July 3rd, at the La Plata County Fairgrounds & Event Center with a thrilling rodeo. On Thursday, July 4th, get ready for an amazing day packed with multiple events. Start your morning with a gourmet...

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Fireworks return to Durango for July 4 celebrations
Jun28

Fireworks return to Durango for July 4 celebrations

Durango, CO: Fireworks are returning to the City of Durango Fourth of July celebration! Loved by many, hated by some, the bright bursts of color and big booming sounds will return, weather permitting, to the skies on Thursday, July 4, 2024, at 9:15 p.m. as part of the street party downtown. The fireworks will be an exciting capstone to Thursday’s festivities and one of more than 20 events planned. The celebration is officially called...

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CONCERT HALL AT THE PARK
Jun25

CONCERT HALL AT THE PARK

CONCERT HALL AT THE PARK  Select dates from Jun 20 – Aug 1, 2024  Buckley Park • Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301 MAPEVENT WEBSITE EVENT DESCRIPTION The Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College is happy to announce the return of its free summer concert series, “Concert Hall @ The Park” in downtown Durango’s Buckley Park on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. beginning June 20 through August 1. Picnics, blankets, and lawn chairs are...

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TRUE WESTERN ROUNDUP
Jun16

TRUE WESTERN ROUNDUP

Each summer, more than 4,000 spectators gather to preserve western history 8 seconds at a time at the True Western Roundup, formerly known as the True West Rodeo. Held every Wednesday night all summer long at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, this event is where old west heritage and modern athleticism combine for a bronc bustin’ fun! True Western Roundup The mission of the True Western Roundup is to preserve western heritage in a...

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GET READY TO RIDE: THE IRON HORSE CLASSIC
May20

GET READY TO RIDE: THE IRON HORSE CLASSIC

  GET READY TO RIDE: THE IRON HORSE CLASSIC An Epic Battle Of Man Vs. Machine BIKING DURANGO EVENTS The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic is Colorado’s largest, oldest and most renowned cycling event. There is no other event like it in the state. It will return from May 24-26, 2024. Find the schedule of events on our event page. 2024 Iron Horse Event Info Iron Horse Bicycle Classic Brotherly Competition The Iron Horse Bicycle...

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Durango, CO Parks & Green Spaces
May17

Durango, CO Parks & Green Spaces

  Durango, Colorado is well known for our many outdoor recreation opportunities. From being a mountain biking mecca, to skiing/boarding at Purgatory Ski Resort, to hundreds of miles of trails in town and nearby, and the Animas River flowing through town, the possibilities are endless. In addition to all of these great activities, public parks and green spaces are also a part of our outdoor attractions. Many of these are city run...

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Federal agency says a second, if weaker, solar storm surge is likely Sunday
May14

Federal agency says a second, if weaker, solar storm surge is likely Sunday

The northern lights flare in the sky over a farmhouse, late Friday, May 10, 2024, in Brunswick, Maine. Brilliant purple, green, yellow and pink hues of the Northern Lights were reported worldwide, with sightings in Germany, Switzerland, London, and the United States and Canada. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)   A U.S. government agency said a weaker repeat of Saturday’s powerful solar storm was likely on Sunday. The U.S. National...

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First Durango to Silverton Train for 2024 left May 4th
May09

First Durango to Silverton Train for 2024 left May 4th

Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this train while spending a nearly 2 hour layover in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running trains on this...

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RISE AND VIBES GATES OPEN IN 2 WEEKS!
Apr25

RISE AND VIBES GATES OPEN IN 2 WEEKS!

  RISE AND VIBES GATES OPEN IN 2 WEEKS! Get ready for a riverside rendezvous of good vibes and unforgettable music! Rise and Vibes Music Festival is rolling into the stunning Tico Time River Resort, just south of Durango, Colorado. May 10th-12th prepare to immerse yourself in a weekend of reggae, roots, and riverside revelry. www.RiseAndVibes.com WORKSHOP SCHEDULE Rise & Vibes is thrilled to share so many amazing workshops...

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DURANGO WINE EXPERIENCE
Apr23

DURANGO WINE EXPERIENCE

DURANGO WINE EXPERIENCE  April 26-27, 2024  Downtown Durango • Main Street, Durango, CO 81301 MAPEVENT WEBSITE EVENT DESCRIPTION Join us at the end of April for 2 days celebrating food & wine in Durango! Experience educational seminars, wine dinners and unique tastings featuring hundreds of wineries, artisan spirits and craft beers. The Walk-About Durango is our signature, casual, multi-location, downtown Durango tasting event on...

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POND SKIM AT PURGATORY RESORT
Apr12

POND SKIM AT PURGATORY RESORT

POND SKIM AT PURGATORY RESORT  Sunday, Apr 14, 2024 • 12:30 – 3:00 pm  Purgatory Resort • 1 Skier Place, Durango, CO 81301 MAPEVENT WEBSITE EVENT DESCRIPTION Get ready to show off your moves as you skim across the pond at Purgatory Resort’s Pond Skimming event! Dive into the fun and win the Pond Skimming Contest by bringing your A-game and style points. Dust off your brightest tutu or 80’s neon onesie and don’t...

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WATCH LIVE: Total solar eclipse begins over North America
Apr08

WATCH LIVE: Total solar eclipse begins over North America

This is expected to be North America’s biggest eclipse crowd ever, thanks to the densely populated path of totality. DENVER — The time has come for a total solar eclipse. Millions of Americans are watching as the moon moves in front of the sun, blocking all daylight for as much as four minutes in some areas. The path of the 2024 total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada....

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Dog Show May 17-19, 2024
Apr01

Dog Show May 17-19, 2024

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HAND TO GOD Mar 29-31, 2024
Mar27

HAND TO GOD Mar 29-31, 2024

EVENT DESCRIPTION Get your tickets to the exciting HAND TO GOD Show written by Robert Askins and Directed by Michael McKelvey. A Description: In the tiny, conservative town of Cypress, Texas, the shy, mild-mannered Jason is just trying to be a good son. When he joins his mother Margery’s Christian Puppet Ministry at the local church, Jason discovers a burgeoning talent for puppetry, and it seems like things, after his father’s sudden...

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DURANGO CELTIC FESTIVAL
Mar27

DURANGO CELTIC FESTIVAL

  TICKETING INFORMATION The Durango Celtic Festival is back and we are celebrating our 10th Anniversary! This year we will feature a number of multi-award bands from across the pond, including The Jeremiahs, One For The Foxes, SuperTrad, and Heron Valley, along with many other Celtic musicians. Get ready for three full days of memorable performances along with workshops, ceilidh dancing, and late-night sessions. This is a family...

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A NIGHT OF IMPROV
Mar05

A NIGHT OF IMPROV

Get ready for a night of laughter with Mary and Cindy! Join us at the Durango Arts Center for an improv extravaganza, featuring both short- and long-form comedy. Watch as we create scenes on the spot, inspired by your suggestions. Plus, we’re thrilled to share the stage with our talented friends for an unforgettable night of spontaneous entertainment! COMPLETE SCHEDULE Friday, March 8, 2024 Friday, April 12, 2024 Friday, May 10,...

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The Fort Lewis College Art Gallery to host its 63rd Annual Juried Exhibition.
Feb02

The Fort Lewis College Art Gallery to host its 63rd Annual Juried Exhibition.

The Art Gallery at Fort Lewis College to host 63rd Annual Student Juried Exhibition with Guest Juror, Emily Grace King March 7 – April 3, 2024 Opening Reception: March 7, 4:30-6:00 PM Awards announced at 5:15 PM Both events are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at the opening reception. The Fort Lewis College Art Gallery is excited to host its 63rd Annual Juried Exhibition. For the past 62 years, Fort Lewis...

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