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Official – Lake Nighthorse Recreation Area
Apr15

Official – Lake Nighthorse Recreation Area

1795 C.R. 210, Durango, Colorado – 970-375-7335 – Lake Nighthorse Live Cam Lake Nighthorse is NOW open! New this year: PFDs now required on all paddle crafts: Per Colorado State Ordinances, all paddle crafts must be equipped with enough PFDs for everyone on board, a sound signaling device (such as a whistle), and the craft must be labeled with the owner’s name, phone number, and address. In Colorado, it is required for...

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THE POLAR EXPRESS TRAIN
Nov13

THE POLAR EXPRESS TRAIN

fcd3e70f14e92d1da061c295c1a609125bf1c6870282838526b726f5a8141813 THE POLAR EXPRESS TRAIN  November 17 – December 31, 2023  Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad • 479 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301 MAPEVENT WEBSITE EVENT DESCRIPTION Join the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad for the holiday classic, THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride, a magical theatrical interpretation of the classic tale of a child’s Christmas...

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PUMPKIN FESTIVAL STARTS
Sep12

PUMPKIN FESTIVAL STARTS

 SEPTEMBER 15 – OCTOBER 29, 2023  Jack-A-Lope Acres • 7195 CR 318, Ignacio, CO 81137 MapEvent Website EVENT DESCRIPTION Join us this fall at Jack-A-Lope Acres for our favorite season of all, Pumpkin season! The Pumpkin Festival celebrations kick off on September 15th with the opening of the family run farm to the community. Jack-A-Lope Acres serves as the Durango and Farmington area’s go to pumpkin patch for all things...

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Navigating Altitude in Durango: Tips for a Comfortable Stay
Aug08

Navigating Altitude in Durango: Tips for a Comfortable Stay

The elevation of Durango is 6,512 feet above sea level. Durango, Colorado’s breathtaking landscapes and mountain charm attract visitors from far and wide. However, the higher elevation can pose challenges for some. To ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay, here are some tips for acclimating to the altitude and preventing altitude sickness. Gradual Acclimatization: Take it easy during your first day in Durango. Your body needs...

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TICO TIME CANNABIS CUP & REGGAE PARTY !!!
Jun23

TICO TIME CANNABIS CUP & REGGAE PARTY !!!

CANNABIS CUP & REGGAE PARTY !!! Join us at the Tico Time Cannabis Cup & Reggae Party August 11-13 presented by Elevated. This camping festival is a 2 night, 3 day event with music lineup Friday and Saturday Nights, Cannabis Cup Awards, Cannabis Trade Show, Workshops, Drum & Dance, Late Night Dancehall Parties, Yoga, and more. Our event is focused on celebrating each other & connecting all those interested in the...

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ANIMAS RIVER DAYS
Jun01

ANIMAS RIVER DAYS

JUNE 2 – JUNE 4 EVENT DESCRIPTION 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...

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HELLUVA WEEKEND! March1st-5th
Mar01

HELLUVA WEEKEND! March1st-5th

CATCH THE SWEET LILLIES AND DREW EMMITT OF LEFTOVER SALMON FREE! PLUS MORE FUN MARCH 1 – 5 Let’s celebrate, just because! Come on up and join us for live music, fireworks, a balloon glow, tubing, the mountain coaster, and more! Locals, try something new and mix up your routine. Visitors, save on your stay and see what fun in the snow is all about. This family-friendly weekend is sure to lift your spirits and reignite your excitement...

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Events This Week
Jan09

Events This Week

  The iNDIGO Room is a small intimate venue located inside of the iAM MUSIC Institute in the heart of Downtown Durango across Main Street from Buckley Park. These small house concert-style shows provide a concert experience that allows the crowd and artist to interact in a way that feels like they are performing in your own living room.   The Bands:  Night One:  Dandu with The Quarks   Night Two:  Dandu with the Funk Express...

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Here Comes Winter–Sunday Morning Update
Nov28

Here Comes Winter–Sunday Morning Update

Durango Weather Guy Where the locals go, because the locals know! I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving and holiday weekend. We had a great day on Thursday and have had a relaxing weekend. I have gone into full Christmas mode a little early this year. Those who have followed me for a while know that I tend to get a bit superstitious when it comes to winter holidays, my birthday, and snow. I even refer to my outdoor lighting as...

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THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
Nov28

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

Event Dates: November 18, 2022-January 1, 2023 Tickets are Now Available for the 2022 Season! Experience the magic this holiday season! Join us for a truly magical recreation of the classic holiday story, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride. Climb aboard a vintage steam train as it departs our Durango Depot for the North Pole to pick up Santa Claus himself. Upon arriving at our depot, you’ll be immersed in the story as our chefs serve you...

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Purgatory Resort Announces Winter 2022/23 Opening Day
Nov22

Purgatory Resort Announces Winter 2022/23 Opening Day

Purgatory is pleased to announce that the 2022/23 ski season is scheduled to begin on November 19th, with snowmaking upgrades and other infrastructure and operations improvements. Purgatory will expand snowmaking coverage for the 2022/23 ski season to include lower Paradise to the midway loading of Needles Triple (Lift 6), allowing the resort to open more high-elevation early season terrain if temperatures do not allow for...

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Mountain Living in Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Oct29

Mountain Living in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Mountain Living in Pagosa Springs, Colorado Pagosa Springs is located in Southwest Colorado, nestled between the San Juan Mountains and the Weminuche Wilderness.  Pagosa enjoys more than 300 days blue skies and sunshine per year! We have four distinct seasons.  Our warmest month is July, with an average daytime high temperature at 83.1 F degrees and average low at 45.2 degrees.  Our coldest month is January, with a high of 37.9...

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Hauntings & History Ghost Tour
Oct27

Hauntings & History Ghost Tour

Join Horsefly History Tours on a special haunted underground tour this Halloween. You’ll hear true ghost stories from the buildings and businesses on Main Avenue as you explore. Highlights of the tour include the saloon block, where the ghost of a murdered sheriff still lingeres, a sporting girl still wanders a building where her throat was slashed, and a little boy still plays and runs around the halls of an old hotel where...

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The Lizard Head Quartet Gets Down With Funk and Jazz-Fusion at Durango Hot Springs
Oct20

The Lizard Head Quartet Gets Down With Funk and Jazz-Fusion at Durango Hot Springs

The Lizard Head Quartet, a fusion band based here in Durango, Colorado, played a marvelous performance at a spectacular venue of  Durango Hot Springs on Thursday, October 13th, 2022.  Getting together amidst a worldwide pandemic in 2020, the now-called Lizard Head Quartet started as the McCurry Organ trio. Which was named after one of the past band members, Ryan McCurry, who was also a music teacher at Stillwater Music here in...

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Christmas in Durango, Colorado
Oct20

Christmas in Durango, Colorado

Christmas in Durango, Colorado Christmas in Durango extends the entire month of December. Our little mountain town comes alive with activities all month long for everyone from the adventure seeker to the holiday traditionalist. Durango, Colorado has so much to offer during the Christmas season. Take A Ski Trip Around Christmas, it is common for Durango to turn into a snowy winter wonderland. Enjoy skiing at one of the great ski spots...

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A Spooky Night at the Pumpkin Patch
Oct12

A Spooky Night at the Pumpkin Patch

  Friday October 14, 6-8:30 PM Friday October 21, 6-8:30 PM LOCATION Falfa Pumpkin Patch 54 County Road 221 Durango, CO 81303 Come see our spooky animated monsters come to life!  Hot chocolate, treats, and a Halloween movie are included with the price of admission.  Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes and wear headlamps or bring a flashlight. ​ $5 admission per person. Train rides are an additional $3 per child. Pumpkins...

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7 Ways to Start Celebrating Fall in Durango
Oct05

7 Ways to Start Celebrating Fall in Durango

Just like that– summer is gone and fall has crept up on us in our lovely little mountain town that is Durango, Colorado. You may be thinking that the jam-packed summer events are long gone, but fear not! There are still many events and celebrations for you to participate in as well as exploring everything Durango has to offer. After all, we don’t call our town an ‘adult playground’ for no reason. Kick back, relax...

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Durango’s Open Spaces
Sep06

Durango’s Open Spaces

  As a relatively small mountain town, Durango doesn’t skimp on parks, playgrounds, and open spaces! Either to play frisbee, set the kids loose on a playground, or just relax in a park, here are some great choices to visit! Buckley Park is located in the heart of downtown right on Main Avenue in between 12th and 13th Street. A large flat area and a hill make it a great spot to set up a picnic or go sledding in the winter. Because...

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La Plata County Fair
Aug03

La Plata County Fair

2022 La Plata County Fair August 10-14 La Plata County Fairgrounds Red White and Moo! For 74 years, the La Plata County Fair has brought generations of families, friends and neighbors together to showcase the county’s best animals, garden products and the many fabulous foods and crafts of our outstanding community. This year’s theme, “Red, White and Moo,” is a fun way to celebrate our patriotism while reflecting a rich tradition of...

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FOUR CORNERS JAM FEST
Aug03

FOUR CORNERS JAM FEST

AUG 4TH – 6TH | 2022 MUSIC – LATE NIGHT JAMS – YOGA – VW BUS VILLAGE – ART FOUR CORNERS JAM FEST MISSION STATEMENT Welcome to the Four Corners Jam Festival! We are honored and excited to bring 3 days of world class live music, performance art, yoga, outdoor recreation, and so much more to the Tico Time River Resort in Aztec, NM. Bringing multiple genres of music together including Funk, Reggae, Bluegrass, Psychedelic Rock and Afrobeat...

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