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March 2015
Winter Brunch Train

Narrow Gauge Railroad

Winter Brunch Train

March 7, 2015 @ 8:00 am

Train departs at 9:45 am.  There is no better way to unwind on a Saturday. Enjoy brunch and music as you discover spectacular San Juan Mountain scenery aboard the Durang...

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May 2015
Narrow Gauge Days

Narrow Gauge Railroad

Narrow Gauge Days

May 1, 2015 @ 11:00 am

Join in the fun and festivities as we celebrate continuous train operation to Silverton since 1882! Enjoy hot dogs 11:00 am – 2:00 pm and dance to the beat of Durango...

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July 2015
Stars & Stripes Parade

Downtown Durango

Stars & Stripes Parade

July 4, 2015 @ 6:00 pm

Celebrate America, and enjoy Durango's Stars & Stripes Parade down Main Avenue at 6:00 pm...

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Art on the Animas  Arts and Crafts Show

Santa Rita Park along the River Trail

Art on the Animas Arts and Crafts Show

July 10, 2015 @ 8:00 am - July 11, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

Friday's hours are noon to 6PM.   Contact fairandphoto@frontier.net or 970-247-2117...

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October 2015
8th Annual Durango Heritage Celebration

8th Annual Durango Heritage Celebration

October 9, 2015 - October 10, 2015

The 8th Annual Durango Heritage Celebration on October 9 - 10, 2015 commemorates Durango, Colorado's colorful and diverse history. This year the focus is primarily on the...

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December 2015
Festival of Trees

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Festival of Trees

December 4, 2015 - December 6, 2015

Join us for Durango's Festival of Trees December 4-6 and December 11-13 for the beautiful and festive display inside the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Rail Road M...

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Noel Night

Downtown Durango

Noel Night

December 4, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

Noel Night is a seasonal tradition in celebration of Durango's local, independent businesses and our community. Special events and sales all day in Durango's downtown....

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Festival of Trees

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Festival of Trees

December 11, 2015 - December 13, 2015

Join us for Durango's Festival of Trees December 11-13 for the beautiful and festive display inside the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Rail Road Museum.  ...

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Torchlight Parade

Torchlight Parade

December 31, 2015 @ 5:30 pm

Join us on December 31st in Purgaroty for the Torchlight Parade. Enjoy live music as the parade comes down the mountain and the spectacular display of fireworks to follow...

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November 2017
Veteran’s Day Parade

Durango

Veteran’s Day Parade

November 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am

Presented by the VFW on Main Ave at 11AM. Event information, including dates and times, is subject to change. Please contact the event directly for the most up-to-date in...

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June 2018
Colorado Trail Days

Backcountry Experience

Colorado Trail Days

June 29, 2018 - July 1, 2018

Colorado Trail Days is a three day celebration of the outdoors, featuring free clinics on backpacking and wilderness skills, gear demos, prizes, live music, and more. Whe...

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October 2018
Oktoberfest

Purgatory Resort

Oktoberfest

October 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

Oktoberfest is Durango's premier beer festival, celebrating the creativity and tastiness of the town's local brews. Cold beer will be available from six breweries on site...

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April 2019
Spring Cascade Canyon Excursion

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Spring Cascade Canyon Excursion

April 1, 2019 @ 9:45 am - May 3, 2019 @ 2:45 pm

The Spring Cascade Canyon excursion departs daily from Durango and leads you on a 26-mile journey through the San Juan National Forest and along the Animas River in the c...

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June 2019
Durango Brew Train

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Durango Brew Train

June 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am - June 29, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

The Durango Brew Train that you know and love has added even more dates for the summer of 2019. On the summer excursions, hop onboard a historic narrow gauge train at Roc...

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July 2019
Durango Brew Train

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Durango Brew Train

July 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - July 27, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

The Durango Brew Train that you know and love has added even more dates for the summer of 2019. On the summer excursions, hop onboard a historic narrow gauge train at Roc...

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Cascade Canyon Express

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Cascade Canyon Express

July 23, 2019 - August 14, 2019

New for 2019, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has introduced the Cascade Canyon Express, a brand-new excursion series set to begin on June 17 and run throug...

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August 2019
Durango Brew Train

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Durango Brew Train

August 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - August 31, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

What better way to experience spectacular fall colors! The Durango Brew Train has 3 dates in August, with two separate adventures offered. On August 3rd and 10th, hop ...

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La Plata County Fair

La Plata County Fairgrounds

La Plata County Fair

August 7, 2019 - August 11, 2019

La Plata County Fair is an old fashion county fair showing the animals, agriculture, pies and quilts to mention a few of the many fun things to see and do at the La Plata...

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September 2019
Durango Train Wine & Rails

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Durango Train Wine & Rails

September 1, 2019 - September 29, 2019

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 fr...

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Animas Museum Live

Animas Museum

Animas Museum Live

September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am

Enjoy a day of La Plata County Living History for all ages with free admission to the Animas Museum! Animas Museum Live is produced by the La Plata County Historical Soci...

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Fall Photographer’s Special

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Fall Photographer’s Special

September 20, 2019 - September 22, 2019

Photographer's Special trains allow photographers to detrain at pre-determined locations along the route to experience and photograph the San Juan Mountains. These trains...

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Hello Dollface: iAM Music Fest Concert Series

11th Street Station

Hello Dollface: iAM Music Fest Concert Series

September 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

iAM Music Fest Concert Series will bring many artists to 11th Street Station during summer 2019. This unique event will bring over 20 local artists, regional acts and per...

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Durango Brew Train

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Durango Brew Train

September 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am

What better way to experience spectacular fall colors! Hop aboard a historic steam train in Durango and travel through the Animas Valley and on up and over the dramatic h...

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Fabulous Fall Red Balloon Event

Downtown Durango

Fabulous Fall Red Balloon Event

September 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am

Join us for our Downtown Celebration filled with activities, games, shopping and more. Over 40 merchants will be participating and offering something fun for everyone in ...

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October 2019
Fall Foliage Jeep Tour​

Mild to Wild Rafting

Fall Foliage Jeep Tour​

October 1, 2019

Join us September 23rd through October 1st for a Fall Foliage jeep tour during Colorado's Peak Week of the colors changing! Experience incredible fall colors on a special...

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Manhattan Short Film Festival

Animas City Theatre

Manhattan Short Film Festival

October 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

One World | One Week | One Festival The 2019 Manhattan Short Film Festival is an Oscar qualifying global film festival that takes place in over 400 cities worldwide. A...

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The Great Pumpkin Patch Express

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

The Great Pumpkin Patch Express

October 5, 2019 - October 20, 2019

Join us for PEANUTS The Great Pumpkin Patch Express! Take a 1/2 hour train ride to the Pumpkin Patch, where children will get a trick-or-treat bag and hear a special read...

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Yoga Retreat | The Strater Hotel

The Strater Hotel

Yoga Retreat | The Strater Hotel

October 18, 2019 - October 20, 2019

The Strater Hotel has partnered with yoga pros Lacy Archer and Thomas Edner to provide a three day yoga retreat to promote connection, growth, healing and discovery of th...

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Stillhouse Junkies & Head For The Hills: iAM Music Fest Concert Series

11th Street Station

Stillhouse Junkies & Head For The Hills: iAM Music Fest Concert Series

October 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

iAM Music Fest Concert Series will bring many artists to 11th Street Station during summer 2019. This unique event will bring over 20 local artists, regional acts and per...

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Cirque De Los Muertos

Powerhouse Science Center

Cirque De Los Muertos

October 26, 2019 - November 2, 2019

For two weekends in 2019, the Durango Circus presents "Cirque de Los Muertos" in celebration of the Day of the Dead. All ages performers will showcase aerial feats and ac...

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Three Springs Fall Festival

Three Springs Plaza

Three Springs Fall Festival

October 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am

Join us for the 13th Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 26th, 2019! This event will take place at Three Springs Plaza from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will include trick...

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November 2019
Festival De Los Muertos

Durango Arts Center

Festival De Los Muertos

November 1, 2019 - November 15, 2019

The Durango Arts Center has started an annual festival in 2019 recognizing, affirming and celebrating the Latin American holiday Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the De...

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TEDxDurango

Roshong Recital Hall

TEDxDurango

November 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am

TEDxDurango is an independently organized TED event that aims to spread ideas through local, self-organized events that bring people together. Speakers will discuss topic...

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Murder Mystery Weekend | The Strater Hotel

The Strater Hotel

Murder Mystery Weekend | The Strater Hotel

November 15, 2019 - November 17, 2019

Join us for a weekend Murder Mystery experience hosted by the historic Strater Hotel and Murder Mystery USA. You will be a part of the suspenseful action for three day...

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Complimentary Gift Wrapping

The Strater Hotel

Complimentary Gift Wrapping

November 30, 2019 - December 22, 2019

The Strater Hotel is offering a complimentary gift wrapping station in the hotel lobby every on select dates until Christmas from noon to 3 pm. Bring your gifts, get them...

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December 2019
Christmas Tree Train

Narrow Gauge Railroad

Christmas Tree Train

December 1, 2019 - December 15, 2019

Ride the regular Cascade Canyon Train but come prepared to cut your own Christmas Tree to be hauled back to Durango on the steam train! Maybe this will be a romantic coup...

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Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

La Plata County Fairgrounds

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

December 6, 2019 - December 8, 2019

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, wi...

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Old Fashioned Christmas Bazaar

Old Fashioned Christmas Bazaar

December 6, 2019 - December 7, 2019

The Animas Museum will hold its annual Old Fashioned Christmas Bazaar on Friday, December 6th from 5-7pm and Saturday, December 7th from 9-3pm. Vendors will offer hand-c...

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Noel Night At The Rochester

Noel Night At The Rochester

December 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The Rochester Hotel and R Space will again be hosting local artists and crafters for Noel Night! Join in the festivities at our two 2nd Avenue locations to pick up the pe...

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Breakfast With Santa

McDonalds

Breakfast With Santa

December 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am

Enjoy Breakfast with Santa at McDonalds on Saturday December 7 from 8-10 am. $1 for all you can eat hotcakes. Kids will get to have time with Santa, and photo opportuniti...

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Durango Choral Society: A Traditional Family Christmas

Durango Choral Society: A Traditional Family Christmas

December 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College All four DCS choirs take the stage for our joyous holiday celebration! You’ll dig our jazz combo’s swingin’ beat, and a...

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The Nutcracker Ballet

Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall

The Nutcracker Ballet

December 13, 2019 - December 15, 2019

A tradition at the Community Concert Hall, the "Nutcracker" performed by the highly-acclaimed State Street Ballet of Santa Barbra will be returning to Durango this Decemb...

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Bar D Wranglers Christmas Jubilee

Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall

Bar D Wranglers Christmas Jubilee

December 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall presents Bar D Wranglers Christmas Jubilee on December 18 at 7:30 PM. Enjoy Durango's much-beloved cowboy crooners as they retur...

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San Juan Holiday Narration Train

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

San Juan Holiday Narration Train

December 21, 2019 - January 1, 2020

Join us for a special holiday narration experience! On the Holiday Narration San Juan Coach, not only will you learn about the railroad, Durango and the Animas Valley, bu...

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Red, White & Buckin’ Blue NYE

Wild Horse Saloon

Red, White & Buckin’ Blue NYE

December 31, 2019

Bring 2020 in with a bang at Wild Horse Saloon. This event is $10 for everyone 21+, and $20 for everyone 18-21. VIP admissions are also available at $25 a person, which i...

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January 2020
Durango Wedding Expo

La Plata County Fairgrounds

Durango Wedding Expo

January 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am

The 19th Annual Durango Wedding Expo will take over the La Plata County Fairgrounds on January 11, 2020. The show is the largest and longest running bridal show in the ar...

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Snowdown Follies Box Office Tickets On Sale

Durango

Snowdown Follies Box Office Tickets On Sale

January 18, 2020

Approximately 400 regular tickets will be sold at the box office to Participants with a purchase number. Follies will provide a set of clues for participants to discover...

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February 2020
Snowdown Balloon Train Ascension

Narrow Gauge Railroad

Snowdown Balloon Train Ascension

February 1, 2020

Snowdown Balloon Rally Train for an up-close view of the Snowdown Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascension! The train will stop in the Animas Valley for the colorful hot-air ballo...

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Winter Cascade Canyon Excursion

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Winter Cascade Canyon Excursion

February 1, 2020 - February 16, 2020

The winter Cascade Canyon excursion departs daily from Durango and leads you on a 26-mile journey through the San Juan National Forest and along the Animas River in the c...

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Snowdown Balloon Rally & Mass Ascension

Highway 550 N

Snowdown Balloon Rally & Mass Ascension

February 1, 2020 @ 7:30 am - February 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am

This spectacular event features a stellar display of hot air balloons ascending in the early morning frost. Watch the beautiful hot air balloons climb skyward and float d...

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KDUR Cover Night

Animas City Theatre

KDUR Cover Night

February 8, 2020

Save the date for KDUR Cover Night at the Animas City Theatre. Doors open at 8:00 PM with the show starting at 8:00 PM. Get tickets online at the Animas City Theatre webs...

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Bohemian Burlesque Hearts Unveiled Valentine’s Day Show

Powerhouse Science Center

Bohemian Burlesque Hearts Unveiled Valentine’s Day Show

February 14, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

The Bohemian Burlesque will steal your hearts with a night of seduction as we explore the LOVE-Atorium. It's an immersive and theatrical variety show featuring bold, subv...

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Winter Photographer’s Special Train

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Winter Photographer’s Special Train

February 15, 2020 - February 16, 2020

This will be a Durango & Silverton excursion with multiple run-by opportunities on both the northbound and southbound legs of the journey. The locomotive used will be eit...

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The Durango Voice

Henry Strater Theatre

The Durango Voice

February 22, 2020

The Durango Voice (like the TV Show The Voice), a fundraiser for Manna is back. This 2 part singing competition showcases some of Durango's finest talent. On Feb. 22nd, t...

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BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall

BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour

February 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - February 29, 2020 @ 10:00 pm

San Juan Citizens Alliance and Rocky Mountain Wild have teamed up to bring the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour to Durango. Two nights of award-winning adventure, ...

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Mr. B’s Vaudeville Show

The Garage

Mr. B’s Vaudeville Show

February 29, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Come join the Fantastic Mr. B for an evening of fun you won’t soon forget! What’s Vaudeville you may ask? Think of it as an old timey talent show with musicians, come...

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March 2020
Winds of the World

Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall

Winds of the World

March 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

Southwest Civic Winds will present concert band literature from Germany, France, Australia, Russia, Japan and more under the direction of Dr. Christopher Huls, Fort Lewis...

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Durango Celtic Festival

Durango Celtic Festival

March 12, 2020 - March 14, 2020

The Durango Celtic Festival is a 3 day celebration of Celtic music, including live music, workshops and incredible venues around downtown. You'll hear the sounds of Irela...

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St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Express

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Express

March 17, 2020 @ 9:45 am

Time to get your Irish on! Come join us on the Shamrock Express Train bound for Cascade Canyon deep in the San Juan National Forest! The train departs at 9:45 am and ret...

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June 2020
Trail Party Enduro Race

Purgatory Resort

Trail Party Enduro Race

June 27, 2020 @ 9:00 am

Trail Party is bringing gravity stage racing to Purgatory Resort! Check out the unique format for this race, designed to maximize the fun and give riders the best chan...

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July 2020
Mountain Archery Festival

Purgatory Resort

Mountain Archery Festival

July 17, 2020 - July 19, 2020

All are welcome at the Mountain Archery Festival held at Purgatory Ski Resort. Enjoy three days of fun, including competitions featuring 150+ Kirsch 3-D archery targets. ...

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August 2020
Adam Swanson: Ragtime at the Belle

Diamond Belle Saloon

Adam Swanson: Ragtime at the Belle

August 1, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - October 31, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Adam Swanson, our fabulous ragtime in residence, performs ragtime and other favorites. Adam Swanson is one of the world’s foremost performers of vintage American popula...

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