No matter what time of year you're visiting Durango, there are plenty of amazing events to make your trip unforgettable. Discover intimate community events such as art, food and wine fairs, cultural festivals and markets in unique venues such as downtown Durango, Fort Lewis College and Durango Mountain Resort. Curious about when your favorite event is taking place? Search What's Happening in Durango for popular and the more obscure listings, alike. If you've already scheduled your Durango, Colorado getaway, see what events will be happening by searching the calendar by date. With so many amazing events throughout the year, there's always something special happening in Durango, Colorado!
Durango is a busy place. If you are local, the events calendar is the place to tell the community of all your special events that goes on here. We welcome event postings of events, community meetings and charitable fundraisers, sports and entertainment, museum exhibits and every nonpolitical event open to the public. Visitors are eager to learn about new opportunities to get involved. So, no matter what the season, Durango always promises a good time. Get rowdy during Snowdown at the end of January where costumed participants hit the streets of Durango in a parade, crazy competitions and much more. Spring is the time to break out the kayaks and rafts and watch the races at Animas River Days. The Durango Bluegrass Meltdown, Durango Wine Experience, Gazpacho's Cinco de Mayo Heritage Days and Taste of Durango all happen within weeks of one another. Summer brings Music in the Mountains to town as well as Durango's 4th of July Celebration which includes live entertainment, family fun, and fireworks—guaranteed rain or shine. September brings good food, beer, music, and family fun to town with Oktoberfest.
Durango’s festivals and events are as diverse as its geography and residents. Love arts and culture? Durango has events focusing on and theatre, dance, film, crafts and visual arts. For music goers, there are events showcasing all genres: classical, jazz, classic, indie rock, bluegrass, and even jam bands! Sporting action happens year-round in Durango, too. Watch top athletes race the train in the Iron Horse Bike Race event. Cheer on your favorite team in the Durango Soccer Shootout. Enjoy the fall foliage during the Durango Fall Blaze Bicycle Tour. Bring your favorite pair of running shoes for the Durango Double and the Durango Marathon events. Participate in a Christmas charity snowshoe race in mid-December.