Tag: Holiday Traditions

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2021 has finally arrived!

Out with the old and in with the new could not be a more perfect motto for the New Year. January is the ideal time to set new goals, plans and intentions for the year ahead. For some this may look like life changing plans such as moving and for others it could look like…
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New Years

The New Year is upon us and what a perfect time to celebrate new beginnings and say goodbye to the past year. This last year looked different in many ways, with the continued shut downs and social distancing regulations here are some fun ideas for celebrating the New Year in a different way. Dress up…
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Durango Noel Night

Noel Night has been a staple in Durango’s holiday events for years. This event helps businesses promote local discounts, generate business and help spread some holiday cheer. Local First acknowledges the social distancing rules in place and they believe hosting the typical Noel Night would not be a responsible choice. As an alternative, this year…
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Durango Polar Express

Did you know Durango was voted one of the best Christmas towns in the USA by Country Living Magazine? It comes as no surprise when you have the magical holiday experience of riding the Polar Express in your own backyard. The Polar Express is a holiday filled train ride that includes a 35 minute ride…
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Thanksgiving 2020

As this year has been one full of ups and downs for most of us, we wanted to take some time to reflect on areas we are thankful.  Our team shares their perspectives below. I am sure it is what everyone says, but this year I am especially thankful for my family. As we have…
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Holiday Donation Drives

With Thanksgiving upon us, this is the time of year most of us take some time to reflect on the areas we are thankful. It’s also the perfect time to consider helping others and serving the community. We’ve said it before, and we will reiterate again: Durango is one of the best communities in which…
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Veterans Day 2020

This week is Veteran’s Day. Wednesday November 11 is the day recognized as the day to honor and celebrate veterans. Do you know the history of the holiday? According to the VA website, “An Act (52 Stat. 351; 5 U. S. Code, Sec. 87a) approved May 13, 1938, made the 11th of November in each…
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Halloween 2020

It’s hard to believe this weekend is Halloween! We all know it’s been a crazy year and we’ve seen events and traditions canceled, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still celebrate and enjoy this special holiday. The Durango Elks Lodge will be hosting a contest for decorated businesses and homes, “Nightmare on Elk Street Decorating…
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Four Corners Motorcycle Rally

It’s Labor Day weekend, and that means one thing in Durango: The Four Corners Motorcycle Rally! Even with the changes we’ve seen this year, the Rally will still occur. The weekend is full of events for motorcycle riders, and it’s a fantastic boost to our local economy. Weekend events include a workshop, happy hours, a…
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Fourth of July

Fourth of July week is upon us, and even though this year may look a little different, there are still plenty of options in and around Durango to celebrate the holiday. The annual fireworks show will not be occurring this year due to fire danger, but we’ve added some other ideas below to enjoy the…
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