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Durango Rafting & Adventures
Jul28

Durango Rafting & Adventures

  Mountain Waters Rafting: Durango’s Rafting & Adventure Center We believe that white water rafting is the funnest thing you can do while visiting the Durango, Colorado area. The joy of floating down a stretch of family friendly river or being challenged by Class 4 & 5 whitewater has created an insatiable passion in us that we want to share with you. Visitors to Durango come to tour Mesa Verde National Park or ride the...

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CARVE WARS FESTIVAL
Jul28

CARVE WARS FESTIVAL

Date: July 30, 2021 to August 1, 2021 Location: Base area #1 Skier Place Durango CO 81301 United States 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...

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‘A legend in the making’: Durango’s Sepp Kuss wins stage of Tour de France
Jul19

‘A legend in the making’: Durango’s Sepp Kuss wins stage of Tour de France

  Hailed as “The Durango Kid,” Sepp Kuss accomplished the greatest feat by an athlete in the storied history of the Colorado mountain town Sunday. Kuss, 26, can now call himself a stage winner of the Tour de France. He is only the 11th rider from the United States to win a stage of the event in its 108-year history, and he is the first American since Tyler Farrar in 2011 to celebrate victory at the world’s most famous race. “I am...

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MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS
Jul09

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS

  MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS JULY 11 – AUGUST 1 EVENT DESCRIPTION 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. Join us in 2021 for Music in the Mountains from July 11- August 1....

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SUMMER BREW
Jul09

SUMMER BREW

SUMMER BREW SATURDAY, JULY 10, 2021 EVENT DESCRIPTION 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! Tickets: This event will sell out! Just 300 tickets available. $25 in advance. Admission...

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The Toughest 100 mile race in the U.S. – The Hardrock 100
Jul09

The Toughest 100 mile race in the U.S. – The Hardrock 100

The Hardrock 100 is back! After cancellations in 2019 due snow and avalanche risk and in 2020 due to Covid, this legendary mountain ultra is ready to test any athlete who dares toe the start line.     For those that don’t know of the race: The Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run is an ultramarathon of 100.5 miles in length, plus 33,050 feet of climb and 33,050 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 66,100...

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Movies In The Park
Jul06

Movies In The Park

The Movies in the Park Series is FREEto the community thanks to our local sponsors. Join us to watch family friendly movies and classics on a 20’ movie screen! Bring your blankets, chairs, family, and friends to enjoy a night at the movies together under the stars. Popcorn and beverages will be available for purchase at each event. Movies will begin 15 minutes after Sunset. The location switches between Buckley Park and on the lawn...

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Four Corners Gem & Mineral Show
Jul06

Four Corners Gem & Mineral Show

The Gem Show is ON! Friday, Saturday, Sunday July 9, 10 and 11 La Plata County Fairgrounds 2500 Main Ave., Durango Colorado ​Covid safety precautions may be in place at ​Show time, per health orders. ​Main Attractions Include: Mini Workshops in Lapidary, Metalsmith, Wire Wrap, and Other Techniques, Kids Activities All Weekend, Gold Panning, Rocks, Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Geodes, Crystals, Meteorites, Shells, Beads, Jewelry,...

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Rocky Mountain UkeFest
Jul06

Rocky Mountain UkeFest

July 8 – July 11 Schedule The 2021 annual Rocky Mountain Ukefest is back! Hosted in Durango, Colorado from July 8-11, 2021. Registration begins May 5th with presenters Victoria Vox & Jack Maher (Jack & the Vox), Daniel Ward, Marnie Ward and Devin Scott. Rocky Mountain UkeFest is an annual event in Durango, Colorado. Workshops and concerts for all ukulele enthusiasts! Bring your ukuleles and enjoy the beautiful San Juan...

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JULY 4TH IN DURANGO
Jul02

JULY 4TH IN DURANGO

  JULY 4TH IN DURANGO SUNDAY, JULY 4, 2021 EVENT DESCRIPTION There are many events taking place around the city of Durango this 4th of July. There will be plenty of entertainment and fun for the whole family to enjoy. See below for details about specific events. Events In Buckley Park Independence Day Party presented by Builiding Homes for Heroes & Building Homes for Heroes: 12 – 4:30 pm (featuring BBQ, beer, kids...

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Community Concert Hall Reopens
Jul01

Community Concert Hall Reopens

The Community Concert Hall opened the summer concert season with their first in-person concert since March 2020 on June 10. Concerts in the park and a full fall line-up are set to follow. By Hannah Robertson. Sponsored by FASTSIGNS and The Timbers at Edgemont Highlands

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DURANGO BMX MOUNTAIN BIKE OPEN SERIES
Jun30

DURANGO BMX MOUNTAIN BIKE OPEN SERIES

DURANGO BMX MOUNTAIN BIKE OPEN SERIES JULY 2 – OCTOBER 1 EVENT DESCRIPTION Introducing the Durango BMX Mountain Bike Open Series! The first Friday of every month June until October we will be holding mountain bike open races! Riders will be separated based on age. Entry per race: $10 All riders will need a USABMX membership to enter. A one day pass will be available for the first event. LOCATION Durango Durango,CO UPCOMING DATES...

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Top Rainy Day Activities In Durango
Jun30

Top Rainy Day Activities In Durango

  With all the rain we’ve had lately, you made need a fresh list of activities in and around town. We’ve compiled a list of ways to enjoy town, even on wet and rainy days. 1) The Durango Community Recreation Center is full of fun activities! Along with exercise equipment, there’s an indoor gym, a pool, waterslide and activity area, and even a climbing wall! This is a place you could spend hours playing and relaxing, and perfect...

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MUSIC AT THE NUGGET
Jun18

MUSIC AT THE NUGGET

iAM Music Fest Presents: MILLER & THE OTHER SINNERS BE IT A MARTYR – SEAN FARLEY – ROBERT KENT VOSS June 18, 2021 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Nugget Mountain Bar – Durango, CO   Cost: $10 – General Admission Schedule: 4:30 PM – Doors Open 5:00 PM – Robert Kent Voss 6:00 PM – Sean Farley 7:00 PM – Be It a Martyr 8:00 PM – Miller and the Other Sinners 9:00 PM – End of...

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MOVIES IN THE PARK
Jun16

MOVIES IN THE PARK

NOW THROUGH AUGUST 20 EVENT DESCRIPTION The City of Durango is presenting a free Movies in the Park series this summer. Movies will be projected on a 20′ screen and there will be plenty of space for blankets, chairs, family, friends & a night of fun. There will be popcorn and beverages available for purchase. Movies begin 15 minutes after sunset, with seating starting at 7:45 PM. LOCATION Buckley Park June 4: The Lion King...

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RIDE THE ROCKIES NOW THROUGH JUNE 18
Jun13

RIDE THE ROCKIES NOW THROUGH JUNE 18

EVENT DESCRIPTION Ride The Rockies in an event of The Denver Post Community Foundation. The Denver Post Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, serves to improve and enrich the lives of those in our community by raising and distributing funds to metro-area and Colorado nonprofit agencies serving the areas of arts, youth, education and human services. Ride The Rockies route changes every year, but always includes a...

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Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering – Outdoor Concert and Barn Dance with the Tim Sullivan Band
Jun13

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering – Outdoor Concert and Barn Dance with the Tim Sullivan Band

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering – Outdoor Concert and Barn Dance with the Tim Sullivan Band Sunday June 13  at 5:00pm Prices: $20.00 – $20.00 Share This: River Bend Ranch 27846 Hwy. 550 Durango, CO 81301 Map & Directions Phone: 970-769-3126 Email: [email protected] Website: https://www.durangocowboygathering.org The 7th Annual Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering Outdoor Concert and Barn Dance featuring the Tim...

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Animas River Days June 3rd to June 6th, ​2021
Jun05

Animas River Days June 3rd to June 6th, ​2021

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. The Animas River is the heart and soul of our community! That’s we have dedicated this year’s event to bringing our community back together.  We are buying items from local businesses for our silent auction and...

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LA PLATA COUNTY FAIR IS BACK
Jun05

LA PLATA COUNTY FAIR IS BACK

For 71 years, generations of families, friends and neighbors have come together to showcase their animals, garden products and other creations, and compete with others for ribbons and awards. It is a time for family groups and friends to enjoy the great talent, great music, good eats and exciting entertainment the Fair offers each year. The La Plata County Fair has always been a showcase of our Country’s best, from scrumptious...

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Narrow Gauge 10 mile & 5K Run
May27

Narrow Gauge 10 mile & 5K Run

Since 1978 the Narrow Gauge 10 Mile Run has been one of Durango’s oldest Memorial Day traditions. The 10-mile course showcases the Fort Lewis College rim, the Animas River Trail and great views of Durango!

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