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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Taste of Durango This Weekend
May17

Taste of Durango This Weekend

This Sunday is a favorite event among locals—the 2019 Taste of Durango! On May 19 from 11-4 Downtown Durango will feature a full festival with food, craft beer, artisan cocktails, and samples from our phenomenal local restaurants. The event even has music and dancing, and is the perfect way to enjoy an early summer afternoon in Durango. It’s free to attend the Taste of Durango, and food costs a variety of tickets per item. Desserts...

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Taste of Durango 2019
May03

Taste of Durango 2019

Durango’s Premier Food and Drink Festival Sunday May 19th / 11am – 4pm Downtown Durango The premier food festival and the best summer kick-off party in Durango, CO! Featuring local craft breweries, artisan cocktails, and countless samples of the world-class cuisine that Durango’s restaurants offer. Always complimented by a fantastic selection of music, dancing, fun, and friends. Anyone from Durango knows that we live in a town...

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Drinking in Durango
May01

Drinking in Durango

Durango is home to many microbreweries, which is a result of many people who want to drink beer. While these craft beer establishments in Durango are considered microbreweries, they brew a comparable amount of beer of that to larger scale operations. The defining factor is the family-owned and locally-owned aspect. Consequently, these microbreweries offer a variety of activities that don’t always necessitate drinking. As the seventh...

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Durango Wine Experience
May01

Durango Wine Experience

This first weekend of May ushers in a favorite local event—The Durango Wine Experience. Thursday through Sunday, Durango will be filled with educational seminars, wine tastings, dinners, and more. Wines, artisan spirits, and craft beers will all be present, and top chefs feature their creations at the Grand Tasting Restaurant Showcase. Some of the unique seminars include: Bourbon and Bon, Bons! (chocolate and whiskey pairing); Cinco...

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Mother’s Day Train Adventure
Apr26

Mother’s Day Train Adventure

Start an exciting new Mother’s Day tradition with the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Mother’s Day Train.  Date:  Sunday, May 12th, 2019 Durango Departure:  8:45am Silverton Arrival:  12:15pm Silverton Departure:  2:30pm Durango Arrival:  6:00pm Normal Fares apply; There is no additional fare for the Mother’s Day train ride. Adult fares start at $89* *fares subject to 8% historical preservation fee On...

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Narrow Gauge Day – May 3rd, 2019
Apr19

Narrow Gauge Day – May 3rd, 2019

Narrow Gauge Day! Help us celebrate as we begin another season of continuous train operation between Durango and Silverton since 1882. Join in the fun and festivities on Friday (Narrow Gauge Day) and Saturday (Silverton Kickoff).  We’ll kick off the opening of summer service to Silverton with the annual FREE PICNIC and community celebration at the Durango depot. Our fantastic volunteer staff will be grilling hot dogs and serving...

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The 2019 Durango Wine Experience
Apr19

The 2019 Durango Wine Experience

The Durango Wine Experience, Inc. is a non-profit organization based in Durango, Colorado. We provide a forum for winemakers to showcase new and existing products. For over 10 years we have donated all our proceeds to various chosen local Durango charities and non-profit organizations. The 2019 Durango Wine Experience Thursday May 2nd – Sunday May 4th Join our annual 3-day event in downtown Durango which includes educational seminars,...

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Easter Events in Durango
Apr18

Easter Events in Durango

Spring has sprung, and we are looking forward to Easter this next weekend! Durango offers a variety of activities over the holiday weekend for the whole family to enjoy. The Easter Egg Scramble, a free community event, will be held on Saturday, April 20 at Smith Sports Complex, starting at 9:45 a.m. This is one of Durango’s annual traditions, and toddlers to 8 year olds are divided by age group for the hunt. Bring a basket to carry...

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Aspire’s Annual Walk for Moms
Apr05

Aspire’s Annual Walk for Moms

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Durango Bluegrass Meltdown 2019
Mar29

Durango Bluegrass Meltdown 2019

25th Annual Durango Bluegrass Meltdown is Back! The Annual Durango Bluegrass Meltdown celebrates its 25th year on April 12, 13, and 14, 2019 in beautiful Downtown Durango. This year’s lineup includes Junior Sisk and Friends, The Larry Keel Experience, Songs from the Road Band, John Reischman and the Jaybirds, Richie and Rosie, Jeff Scroggins and Colorado, FY5, Steam Machine, Masontown, and many more! Tickets are now on sale! For more...

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Pond Skimming
Mar22

Pond Skimming

Date: April 7, 2019 Time: 1:30pm – 4:00pm Location: The Ski Beach – Purgatory Resort Get your skis shined up, grab a stick of Juicy Fruit, and show us your moves as you skim across the pond.  Is the water cold?  Nah. Sign-ups: Space is limited.  The first 75 people to sign up are in. Sign up at the Boardroom (formerly known as the Burton store) in the plaza on the day of the event starting at 10am. $5 entry fee. Must be at...

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Dragrango 2019
Mar22

Dragrango 2019

Y’all ready for DRAGRANGO! 👑💃🏼🕺👯‍♀️ We have performers who are ready to slay the stage, comedians that are going to make you laugh your ass off, and so many more surprises! DRAGRANGO is a fundraiser put on by the Four Corners Alliance for Diversity that helps make Durango Pride possible. GREAT TIME FOR A GREAT CAUSE! ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🏳️‍🌈 Where: Henry Strater Theatre Date: March 30th 2019 Time: 08:00pm Cost: $20 General Admission / $35...

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McDonald’s Cardboard Derby @ Purgatory
Mar08

McDonald’s Cardboard Derby @ Purgatory

The McDonald’s Cardboard Derby at Purgatory Resort is a classic winter competition you won’t want to miss! Build your derby racer out of cardboard and duct tape only, and pilot it down the slopes during one of the most fun days on the mountain! Watch as teams compete in vessels made entirely out of cardboard and duct tape. Or, sign up yourself and participate in the fun. All it takes is some creativity, engineering skills, and...

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Durango Regional Job Fair
Mar01

Durango Regional Job Fair

Four Corners Expo – Durango Regional Job Fair March 2019 Show Times 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 Vendors from March 2018 4CornersJobs.com Aflac American General Media Aramark Mesa Verde Durango Transfer Ballantine Communications/ The Durango Herald Bar-D Chuckwagon Bloomfield Schools Blue Lake Ranch & Ridgewood Event Center City Market Colorado Dept. of Transportation Colorado State Patrol / Cortez Port of...

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Uncle Clyde’s Run & Slide
Feb23

Uncle Clyde’s Run & Slide

Date: March 2, 2019 Time: 10:00am – 12:30pm Location: Purgatory – The tubing hill (Columbine area) Get ready for the whackiest race ever in Durango!  It’s on the tubing hill.  Run up… tube down.  Repeat! Most laps wins! Oh, and it’s a relay race! Register Here! Competition Categories: Team up with your best buddy for this tag-team style race.  We will have male, female, and coed divisions for adult teams, as well as race...

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Durango Celtic Festival 2019
Feb23

Durango Celtic Festival 2019

Durango’s Celtic Festival is back! This is one of our favorite yearly festivals and you can’t miss it! Four days of Celtic music and events that’s fun for everyone! For More Info go to: http://www.durangocelticfestival.com/

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Durango Film Festival – February 27 to March 3
Feb14

Durango Film Festival – February 27 to March 3

Welcome to the 14th Durango Independent Film Festival. We have an amazing lineup to share with you this year and hope you plan to join us! Escape. Expand. Explore. Durango Film brings a community together with independent filmmakers for the unique opportunity to experience and discuss global, innovative and diverse films.  People who have attended our festival find Durango, Colorado to be one of the best venues for film and fun. With...

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Durango Voice Live Blind Auditions
Feb14

Durango Voice Live Blind Auditions

4th Annual Durango Voice Fundraiser  The Durango Voice – similar to the TV show “The Voice”, is a fundraiser for Manna (formerly Manna Soup Kitchen). Vocalists of all ages and all levels from around the area have submitted their audition to compete in the Durango Voice. Eighteen selected contestants will perform before a live audience at the Henry Strater Theatre for the live blind auditions on February 23, 2019.  The competing...

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Snowdown 2019 – January 30th – February 3rd
Jan27

Snowdown 2019 – January 30th – February 3rd

Comicon is  coming to Durango. Celebrating 41 years in 2019, this five-day winter celebration takes place from January 30th-February 3rd, with fun, folly, and a family-friendly parade of lights. Come beat your cabin fever at Durango’s favorite winter event! For more information, check out the full events schedule on Durango Downtown’s Snowdown Events page or Snowdown.org

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The Growling Old Men
Jan19

The Growling Old Men

Acoustic Americana/bluegrass mandolin and guitar duo Growling Old Men will be performing at The Strater on Monday, January 28th.  Ben Winship (mandolin, octave mandolin and vocals) and John Lowell (guitar and vocals) present a relaxed set of original, traditional and obscure music that is never the same each night.  The Growling Old Men are favorites at festivals and concerts all over the western world, having played at the Shetland...

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