June 2022 Events

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durango cowboy poetry eventThe summer months are in full swing with long, sunny, and warm days! Everyday is a lake or river day. But, if you want something else to do, check out these fun events.

On June 11th, run in the Steamworks Half Marathon along the Animas River down County Road 250. The 13.1 mile stretch is rewarded with a pool party at the Durango Sports Club. Food and drinks from Steamworks Brewing and Homeslice are provided for the celebratory after-party. The race starts at 8am and is capped at 300 runners. Learn more and sign up on the event website here: https://runsignup.com/Race/CO/Durango/steamworkshalf

Get back in touch with our western roots at the 8th Annual Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering Outdoor Concert, Barn Dance & Silent Auction. On June 12th at the River Bend Ranch just north of Durango, the Tim Sullivan Band will take the stage. A silent auction featuring many local pieces will benefit the Gathering and its youth programs. Lone Spur Café, Cuevos Tacos, and Cream Bean Berry will all be there serving up wonderful food and ice cream! Get tickets and read more about this great event on their website here: https://www.tix.com/ticket-sales/DurangoCowboyGathering/4678/event/1261558

Mountain Waters Rafting & Adventures, the Durango VFW, American Legion, and the Elks Lodge are sponsoring the 5th annual raft trip and picnic made free for veterans and their families. This wonderful opportunity is a chance to give back to those who have served and protected. Learn more about this opportunity on the website and learn how to register here: https://durangorafting.com/company-overview/community

Durango offers so many great opportunities to get out and have fun with events throughout the year. Please let us know if you have any questions regarding these or any other Durango community centered events.