For a truly unforgettable step back in time, ride our coal-fired, steam-powered narrow gauge train to the historic mining town of Silverton and back. Savor the 3 1/2 hour journey each way and spend 2 hours in Silverton for lunch and shopping and exploring. Call the train station at 877-872-4607 for information and tickets.
Durango Farmers Market offers locally produced food and goods to provide a healthier more enjoyable life to the Durango area. Held on Saturdays from May to October if's full of an amazing variety of great and healthy products.
Don't worry if you forgot your cash. You can use your credit or debit card or a check to purchase what you want. Go to the Info Booth and find out how it works.
Durango's favorite family entertainment since 1969 . Open nightly from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Choose roast beef, chicken or flame broiled rib eye steak served with all the fixings by the Wranglers. There will be songs of the Old West, comedy and lively instrumentals by the Wranglers. There is a short line railroad, playground, hay ride, gold panning, a leather and blacksmith shop, and more. It's 9 miles north of Durango and reservations are required.
The 21st annual San Juan Brewfest will be held Saturday August 24, 2019 from 1 to 5 pm in Downtown Durango at Buckley Park. This adults only affair is a great way to celebrate summer. We come together at the Brewfest to celebrate beer, friends and have some fun, but we are also raising money for United Way of Southwest Colorado. There will be 51 breweries and over 100 beers to sample.
We come together at the Brewfest to celebrate beer, friends and have some fun, but we are also raising money for United Way of Southwest Colorado. There will be 51 breweries and over 100 beers to sample.
Take a train ride with Durango's local and guest breweries. Local craft brewers will introduce you to their brews and tell you about the processes. of brewing the many different beers. An authentic 1920's steam engine will pull a narrow gauge train through the spectacular Animas Valley. When you reach Cascade Canyon in the wilderness of the San Juan National Forest you will be served a catered luncheon by one of Durango's top catering companies with more tasting chances, live music and a stroll over the Cascade Canyon footbridge. This event is held on two Saturday's - August 31, 2019 and September 28, 2019. For more information and tickets call 866-675-6900.
On Saturday the 5th have a cowboy chuck wagon breakfast from to 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. before the motorless parade in downtown Durango at 10. The Poetry Gathering takes place in many locations all over Durango and La Plata County. There are poets, musicians, and cowboy humor from through out the country at the stage of the Henry Strater Theatre and new this year is a Cowboy Poetry Train. Watch a cowboy play, take a poetry horse trail ride, enjoy Western Art and artists receptions, daytime and evening music and poetry, epic tall tales, a youth show and lots more in this 4 day event. It's a Signature Durango Event. This is the 31st annual gathering.
The Gathering is an exciting, fun-filled event with evening performances and Saturday daytime sessions. Poets and musicians from throughout the country grace our intimate stage at The Strater Theatre, performing classic and contemporary poems and songs that will bring tears to your eyes and keep you in stitches. A poetry train ride, parade, chuckwagon breakfast, and a trail ride make it a family fun