Durango Events

There is always something to do in Durango, CO! Upcoming events and schedules for things to do in Durango are posted here.

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Singing With Santa
Nov16

Singing With Santa

Mark your calendar for Singing with Santa: FRIDAY NOVEMBER 29, 5:45 to 7:30 pm, proudly sponsored by TBK Bank SINGING WITH SANTA is the official start to the holiday season in Downtown Durango! Meet Santa and march on Main Avenue singing Christmas Carols, help us light the Community Christmas Tree at Buckley Park, and enjoy FREE hot chocolate and cookies while they last. You can also get your photo taken with Santa, but bring your own...

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Snowdown 2020 Theme
Nov14

Snowdown 2020 Theme

You’re already getting ready for Snowdown 2020?  Us too! Dress up as your favorite Rock N’ Roll musician this year for the many exciting events and activities taking place around town.  This is the 42nd annual Snowdown and Durangotangs are going to rock it! In preparation, you may want to sign up to host an event or register your rockin’ parade float for the 2020 Snowdown parade!

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What A Girl Wants
Nov10

What A Girl Wants

We oftentimes say Durango has a little bit of everything, but this weekend’s expo at the Fairgrounds proves that fact! The What A Girl Wants Expo this Saturday, November 9, from 10am-4pm will feature a full day of women-centered events, information, gift ideas, and more. This is a fantastic set of resources for women of all ages. There will be workshops that cover body image, motherhood, mindfulness, women in business, sports, and...

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Thanksgiving Dinner – Purgatory Resort
Nov01

Thanksgiving Dinner – Purgatory Resort

Enjoy a fantastic Thanksgiving dinner at Purgy’s with options for the whole family.  We have a great menu planned for this buffet-style Thanksgiving feast. Reservations required.   Thanksgiving Dinner Purgy’s serves Thanksgiving dinner with seatings at 12 noon, 2:30pm, and 5pm. Buffet Prices: Adults $65 (plus tax)  |  Children (ages 4-12) $22  | Children Under 3 FREE Reserve Now This traditional dinner includes two types of...

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First Annual Canine Carnival
Oct22

First Annual Canine Carnival

The biggest and best party for dogs! Prizes! Games! K9 Costume Contest! Meet the Breeds! Police K9 Meet and Greet! Dog Training Demonstrations and Consultations! Low Cost Vaccine and Microchip Clinic! And Much More! Sponsored by Creature Comforts, Durango Kennel Club, and La Plata County Humane Society. Date and Time:  Saturday, October 26, 2019, 10:00 am –  2:00 pm ​ ​Location:  Creature Comforts, Centennial Center, 305 S....

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Haunted Houses in Durango
Oct17

Haunted Houses in Durango

Elks Lodge Haunted House The 5th annual Nightmare on Elk Street Haunted House is on! This event supports the local Elks Lodge. This event is $7 and runs from 6-10PM on October 25th, 26th, 30th & 31st! Durango Colorado Elks Lodge 901 E 2nd Ave, Durango, Colorado 81301 Haunted Circus at Fort Lewis College Fort Lewis College’s Annual Haunted House! Free for FLC students and $5 for community members. All proceeds to...

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THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
Sep29

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Excursions to the North Pole begin November 15th!   About THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride The award-winning book by Chris Van Allsburg and adapted to the big screen in 2003, the story of a child’s Christmas Eve journey comes alive onboard THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride! All ages can enjoy the experience, warmth and fun of the Christmas season on a special trip to the North Pole!Be sure to choose your date...

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45th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival
Sep20

45th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival

There will be Fine Art and Amazing Crafts at this 3 day event! Come Meet the Creative People from the 4-Corners Christmas decor, food, salsa mixes, dips, spices, wine barrel art, ornaments, goat milk soaps and lotions, blankets, hand blown glass, baby and childrens items, LuLaRoe clothing, jewelry, Native American art, quilts, rustic wood furniture, Scentsy, crosses, jams & jellies, gemstones, bird baths, and items for cats &...

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WholeExpo 2019
Sep06

WholeExpo 2019

This weekend the WholeExpo comes to the La Plata County Fairgrounds. “WholeExpo brings together like-minded individuals and businesses and services that promote healthy, holistic, living and ecological awareness.” The event will be held Saturday and Sunday (September 7 and 8) at the Main Exhibit Hall. One of the key facets to the expo is focusing on our consumption and how we treat the world around us. Exhibitors include: essential...

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As K-9 Jimmy retires, Durango Kennel Club gives back!!
Sep01

As K-9 Jimmy retires, Durango Kennel Club gives back!!

  K9 Jimmy was honored by citizens of La Plata County at the Fairgrounds August 29th night upon his retirement from service as a K9 Cop.  Along with his handler, Matt Webb, Jimmy received commemorative plaques from the department as well as from the members of the Durango Kennel Club. The ceremony included a review of Jimmy’s contributions to the community which notably included playing a crucial role in saving the lives of...

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Four Corners Motorcycle Rally
Aug29

Four Corners Motorcycle Rally

Labor Day weekend is upon us, and in Durango that means one thing: it’s time for the annual Four Corners Motorcycle Rally! It’s a full weekend of bike rides, music, giveaways, and food. Durango Harley Davidson is one of the hubs of activity throughout the weekend. They’ll have vendors, food, and a bar during the day on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. There will also be special events such as live music, an arm wrestling contest, and...

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Mountain Marmot Trail Run
Aug23

Mountain Marmot Trail Run

Date: September 21, 2019 Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm Purgatory Resort – #1 Skier Place For all you trail runners out there, the Mercy Foot & Ankle Center Mountain Marmot Trail Run presented by Durango Running Company is the race for you. Have you ever stood at the bottom of a mountain, staring up at the top, thinking to yourself:  “I wonder if I could run all the way up there?”  Well, now you’re going to find out! Register...

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Wine & Rails
Aug16

Wine & Rails

VISIT OUR WINE TASTING ROOM- ONBOARD A HISTORIC TRAIN! Dates:  September 1 & September 29 Overview:  All aboard the Wine Train!  You will depart at 10:00am from the Durango Depot.  While on the train, the wineries will introduce themselves, offer you wine samplings from their respective winery and provide interesting wine facts as well as letting you know what to expect at Cascade Canyon. The train will arrive at Cascade around...

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The La Plata County Fair
Aug09

The La Plata County Fair

It’s time for one of our favorite local events: The La Plata County Fair! Starting this week (August 7-11), this year celebrates 71 years of the La Plata County Fair, which features some of the county’s best animals, talent, and produce. There are several categories for competitions, including: baking, canned foods, homemade wine, knitting, crocheting, quilts, photography, and more. One of the fun aspects of the La Plata County Fair...

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Carve Wars presented by Kroegers Ace Hardware
Jul26

Carve Wars presented by Kroegers Ace Hardware

Date: August 9, 2019 to August 11, 2019 Location: Base area – Purgatory Resort Get ready for the HIGH OCTANE chainsaw carving competition that is entertaining crowds across the country! Carve Wars showcases the excitement and wonder of this unique artistry. This family-friendly FREE event will take place right in the base area at Purgatory Resort.  Big thanks to Kroegers Ace Hardware, our presenting sponsor for this event!...

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Pine River Festival – August 3rd
Jul26

Pine River Festival – August 3rd

Playing it forward! The Steel Wheels Pine River Festival Beneficiary: The Be Frank Foundation is a nonprofit organization committed to the engagement of youth to develop life-long skills of Creativity, accountability, practice and ensemble through the power of music.   LINEUP The Steel Wheels The Accidentals Stillhouse Junkies High Country Hustle Midnight Backhand  & Students from the Creative Music Conservatory ​ Pine River...

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Muck & Mire Mud Adventure Race presented by TBK Bank
Jul19

Muck & Mire Mud Adventure Race presented by TBK Bank

Date: August 3, 2019 Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm Location: Purgatory Resort Get muddy and conquer the obstacles on this adventure race that is fun for the whole family.  This is one of Purgatory’s most popular events of the year. This mud run has more than 20 great obstacles, tons of mud, and the most amazing scenery of any mud run around! Register Here! Presenting Sponsor Huge thanks to TBK Bank, our presenting sponsor! The “Muddy...

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Mountain Archery Festival
Jul06

Mountain Archery Festival

Join us for the inaugural Mountain Archery Festival at Purgatory Resort! Date: July 12, 2019 to July 14, 2019 Where: Purgatory Resort We have been wanting to bring an archery festival to Durango for a long time and it is finally happening. Details & Registration! The festival will include various courses and competition formats over three days, including: Pope & Young course Train To Hunt course Kirsch course Kryptek course...

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Summer Brew presented by Liquor World
Jun21

Summer Brew presented by Liquor World

Date: July 6, 2019 Time: 1:30pm – 5:00pm Location: Purgatory Resort “beach” area Come join us for a fun day sampling great summer beers!  This is Purgatory Resort’s summer beer festival, featuring all your favorite cold, refreshing, summertime beers! Bring your friends and a blanket or a lawn chair, and enjoy a great summer day on the mountain sipping away the afternoon! Buy Tickets! Tickets This event will sell...

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2019 Music In The Mountains – Classical Music Festival
Jun21

2019 Music In The Mountains – Classical Music Festival

For over 30 years, Music in the Mountains has produced an exceptional summer music festival with musicians of the highest caliber. We have entertained, educated and delighted audiences with the richness of classical music, and complemented concerts with year-round educational programs for youth. Concert dates from July 6th to July 28th Visit MusicInTheMountains.com for more information and to purchase tickets!

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