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July 2022 Events

Summer season is in full swing and July has so many great outdoor activities. These family fun events cover everything from music and food to movies and more! The first weekend of the month has plethora of red, white and blue events. Saturday, July 2nd has a BBQ, Bulls & Beer Competition, Street Dance, Drone…
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Animas River Days

The popular summer event started in 1983 and centers around the Animas River, and is  returning for another fun filled weekend! Animas River Days features river sports like rafting, kayaking, paddle boarding, and more with great on-land activities, vendors, and comradery as well. From June 3rd through the 5th, you’ll find most of the action…
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June 2022 Events

The 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…
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August 2021 Events

Durango is back in action and this coming month’s events are sure to increase the community’s fun levels. From live music to marathons to chainsaw carving competitions, here are some “can’t miss” August events: Animas City Theater is a hometown venue for music and movies. Three amazing bands will take the stage featuring groovy, reggae,…
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July 2021 Events

Summer is a time full of activities and fun in Durango for locals and tourists alike! Here are three happenings going on this month to mark on your calendar! Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is not new here; but rather quite historic. Founded in 1880 by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, the 141…
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Lake Nighthorse

What’s a better way than to spend a hot summer day on a crystal blue lake? Even better, Lake Nighthorse is located only 10 minutes away from downtown Durango! An approximate 5,500 acres is dedicated to this recreational amenity. Motorized and paddle boating is allowed as well as fishing following the Colorado Parks and Wildlife…
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May 2021 Events

Summer is approaching! More events are happening and exciting opportunities to get outside and experience what Durango has to offer are arising. ay is just the beginning of a small taste to the fun filled summer ahead. Of course everyone is excited about hiking, biking, fishing, and camping but do not forget to check out…
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Purgatory Opens for Summer Activities

June 20 marks an exciting day for Durango—Purgatory opens for the summer season! Each year, Purgatory hosts several fun activities for locals and tourists alike, and we are excited to see 2020 is no exception. Of course, most people know it as our local ski resort, but summertime is also a fun time to enjoy…
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