Animas River Days is dedicated to celebrating the Animas River’s role in Durango by providing a venue for public gathering with whitewater competitions as well as community outreach about river resources and conservation. Events take place throughout downtown Durango. For more information, call (970) 259-3583.
Animas River Days includes these sporting events: river surfing, stand-up paddling, freestyle kayaking, boatercross, raft and kayak slalom, an inflatable rodeo and the local’s favorite costumed river parade.
ANIMAS RIVER DAYS
JUNE 2-4, 2023
SANTA RITA PARK, DURANGO, CO
1:00 – 2:00 PM Rock Out with Team JK
Kids Clinic with Jackson Kayak
3:00 – 5:00 PM Freestyle with Team Jackson Kayak
3:30 – 5:00 PM Rock Out with Team JK
5:00 – 8:00 PM Kick-Off Party & Silent Auction
Saturday, June 4th
8:00 – 10:00 AM Canoe and Kayak Slalom
10:00 – 11:00 AM Downriver SUP Race
11:00 – 12:30 PM R4 Raft Slalom
Saturday, June 4th, Continued
11:00 – 7:00 PM Ska Beer Garden Open
Serving Ska Beer and Vodka Lemonades
1:00 – 2:30 PM Boatercross
2:45 – 4:30 PM SUP/Surf Competition
4:30 – 6:30 PM River Parade Viewing Party
9:00 PMLate Night Party
Sunday, June 5th
11:00 – 12:00 PM Women’s Freestyle Kayak
11:00 – 2:00 PM Ska Beer Garden Open
12:30 – 1:30 PM Men’s Freestyle Kayak
Junior Girls, Junior Boys, Women’s Local, Women’s Pro, Men’s Local, Men’s Pro.
Awards immediately follow the conclusion of the event at the Award’s Podium (located near the MC tent).
Food served Saturday, 8:00 am to 7:30 pm by Singletrack Cafe, Good on the Bun, Rang Tang BBQ, and Crazy Coop.
Singletrack Cafe serves food 11:00 am to 2:30 pm on Sunday.