Durango Events

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A Refreshing Durango Summer
Jun12

A Refreshing Durango Summer

Durango, Co seems to offer limitless drinking activities and leisurely opportunities all year round, especially during the Summer months. For a couple refreshing summer activities, here are a few watering holes (both the drinking kind, and the swimming kind) in and around Durango   Sports Club Private Outdoor Pool The Durango Sports Club offers a refreshing outdoor pool, very near to Downtown Durango. It is a simple and easy...

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True West Rodeo
Jun07

True West Rodeo

True West Rodeo opened its doors in 2014 and is truly a community event. Our mission is to promote the sport of rodeo and preserve our western heritage with a positive family atmosphere. True West Rodeo is brought to you by Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and TBK Bank. We are very excited to have come together to bring back the western heritage of Durango for the 2019 rodeo season. This year will consist of 9 rodeos with...

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An Interview with Liver Down the River’s Bassist, Derek Abt
Jun05

An Interview with Liver Down the River’s Bassist, Derek Abt

An Interview with Liver Down the River’s Bassist, Derek Abt   What it Means to be a Small Town Funkadelic Band, on the Rise   What are your intentions for your musical future? “If you asked me five years ago, I would have said we’re headed for Red Rocks,” Derek said in a phone interview last week. Now, he seeking and reaching for a joy-seeking experience. The road to Red Rocks carries more stress than you may initially...

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Durango Motor Expo
May31

Durango Motor Expo

Bring the whole family and enjoy the cars on display Father’s Day Weekend Car Show Saturday June 15, 2019 at the beautiful Sky Ute Casino Resort presented by the Durango Old Car Club & Schedule | Registration | Accomodations Concert | Indian Durango Rendezvious The Durango Motor Expo is back in 2019 with a new Super Venue and a new Super Sponsor! Expect the same Fun and Goodies as in the past with the Durango Motor Expo,...

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Animas River Days
May31

Animas River Days

Saturday, June 1, Durango welcomes Animas River Days—a celebration of our beautiful Animas River and the life it brings to our community. The weekend is filled with fun river sports and events, for both participants and spectators. Santa Rita Park will offer food and activities, as well as a Ska Beer and Vodka Garden from noon through the rest of the day. Some of the events include: Kayak and Canoe Slalom, Downriver SUP Race, Raft...

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Creature Comforts Mutt n’ Strut Festival & 5K For Dogs
May24

Creature Comforts Mutt n’ Strut Festival & 5K For Dogs

Date: June 22, 2019 Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm Location: Base area – Purgatory Resort It’s Durango’s dog-friendliest event of the year! Come enjoy a day on the mountain with your best friend.  We have a morning full of activities that you and your dog will love. Register Now! All of the following are included in your entry fee: 5k race:  Your dog will love this 5k run along some of the most beautiful single-track trails...

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Durango’s Summer Music Festival
May22

Durango’s Summer Music Festival

As Summer begins here in Durango, live music and entertainment is on the top of nearly everyone’s agenda. Here are a few ideas if you’re interested in getting involved in the local music scene.   1. Secret Garden Summer Concert Series The Rochester Hotel hosts a community concert series through the summer months every year in Durango. This community concert series supports 10 nonprofit organizations in Durango’s...

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Iron Horse – 2019
May19

Iron Horse – 2019

Memorial Day weekend is upon us! It’s the unofficial kickoff to Durango’s summer season, and also the weekend locals welcome the 47th Annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. It’s a weekend filled with tradition, challenges, and lots of events for all ages.

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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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