2016 Events

2016 Noteworthy Durango Events

Jan 1:  New Year’s Day Brunch Train, 10:00 am-3:00 pm, durangotrain.com
Jan 7:  First Thursday Art Walk, 5:00-7:00 pm, durangoarts.org
Jan 9:  Two Hearts Wedding Expo, La Plata County Fairgrounds
Jan 16:  Purgatory Winterfest, purgatoryresort.com
Jan 27-31:  Snowdown, snowdown.org
Jan 30:  Hot Air Balloon Rally Brunch Train, 8:00 am-1:00 pm, durangotrain.com

Feb 4:  First Thursday Art Walk, durangoarts.org
Feb 13:  Romance on the Rails Brunch Train, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, durangotrain.com
Feb 14:  Winter Photography Train, durangotrain.com

March 2-6:  Durango Film Fest, durangofilm.org
March 3:  First Thursdays Art Walk, 5:00-7:00 pm, durangoarts.org
March 10-13:  Durango Celtic Festival, durangocelticfestival.com
March 17-29:  Celefunktion, durangomassive.com
March 18-20:  Durango Ragtime and Early Jazz Festival, durangoragtimefestival.com
March  26:  Easter Beagle Train, durangotrain.com

April 7:  First Thursday Art Walk, 5:00-7:00 pm, durangoarts.org
April 1-2:  Duranglers Fly Fishing Festival, duranglers.com/duranglers-2016-fly-fishing-festival-schedule/
April 15-17:  Durango Bluegrass Meltdown, durangomeltdown.com
April 21:  Strater Hotel Open House, 4:00-7:00 pm, strater.com
April 23-24:  Durango Home and Ranch Show, Sat 10:00 am-5:00 pm & Sun 10:00 am-3:00 pm, La Plata County Fairgrounds, durangohrs.com

May 7:  First train to Silverton, durangotrain.com
May 5-7:  Durango Wine Experience, durangowine.com
May 14-Oct 29:  Durango Farmers Market, Saturdays, 8:00 am-12:00 pm, First National Bank parking lot, durangofarmersmarket.com
May 15:  Taste of Durango, Main Ave, tasteofdurango.com
May 28:  Iron Horse Bicycle Train, durangotrain.com
May 28-30:  Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, ironhorsebicycleclassic.com

June 4:  Animas River Days, animasriverdays.org
June 1,8,15, 22,29:  True West Rodeo, La Plata County Fairgrounds
June 2:  First Thursdays Art Walk, 5:00-7:00 pm, durangoarts.org
June 4:  Shrine Circus, La Plata County Fairgrounds
June 3-4:  Blues Train, durangotrain.com
June 11:  Men Who Grill, Buckley Park, wrcdurango.org
June 11:  Durango Wine and Rails, durangotrain.com
June 12:  Durango Brew Train, durangotrain.com
June 18:  Durango Motor Expo Classic Car Show, Main Ave, durangooldcarclub.org
June 17-19:  Pet Expo, durangoherald.com
June 18,19,25,26:  The Dinosaur Train, durangotrain.com

July 4:  Events all day with a parade at 6:00 pm on Main Ave., followed by a street dance and fireworks
July 6, 13,20:  True West Rodeo, La Plata County Fairgrounds
July 7:  First Thursdays Art Walk, 5:00-7:00 pm, durangoarts.org
July 8-9:  Rocky Mountain Uke Festival
July 8-10:  Gem and Mineral Show, La Plata County Fairgrounds
July 10-13:  Music in the Mountains, musicinthemountains.com
July 23-31:  Fiesta Days, durangofiestadays.com

Aug 4:  First Thursdays Art Walk, 5:00-7:00 pm, durangoarts.org
Aug 10-14:  La Plata County Fair, La Plata County Fairgrounds
Aug 18-21:  Railfest, durangotrain.com
Aug 20:  Tour de Farms, a bike tour to area farms, thegardenprojectswcolorado.org
Aug 21-22:  Durango Blues Train, durangotrain.com
Aug 27:  San Juan Brewfest, Buckley Park, sanjuanbrewfest.com
Aug 31:  True West Rodeo, La Plata County Fairgrounds

Sept 1:  First Thursdays Art Walk, 5:00-7:00 pm, durangoarts.org
Sept 3:  Durango Wine and Rails, durangotrain.com
Sept 4:  Durango Brew Train, durangotrain.com
Sept 17-18:  Autumn Arts Festival, durangoarts.org
Sept 19-20:  Durango Oktoberfest, Main Ave.
Sept 26-27:  Fall Photographer’s Train, durangotrain.com
Sept 30-Oct 2:  Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering, durangocowboygathering.org

Oct 1:  Durango Wine and Rails, durangotrain.com
Oct 2:  Durango Brew Train, durangotrain.com
Oct 6:  First Thursdays Art Walk, 5:00-7:00 pm, durangoarts.org
Oct 7-8:  Durango Heritage Celebration, durangoheritagecelebration.org
Oct 8-9:  Durango Double, run a half-marathon or run two
Oct 15,16,22,23:  The Great Pumpkin Patch Express, durangotrain.com

Nov 3:  First Thursday Art Walk, 5:00-7:00 pm, durangoarts.org
Nov 12:  What a Girl Wants Expo, 11:00 am-4:00 pm, La Plata County Fairgrounds, whatagirlwantsexpo.com
Nov 24:  Turkey Trot, 5 mile race and 1 mile fun run, go-dmt.org
Nov 19-30:  The Polar Express, durangotrain.com
Nov 25:  Singing With Santa & Community Christmas Tree Lighting, 5:30 pm, Buckley Park

Dec 1-31:  The Polar Express, durangotrain.com
Dec 1:  First Thursdays Art Walk, 5:00-700 pm, durangoarts.org
Dec 2:  Noel Night, Holiday shopping in downtown, local-first.org
Dec:  Festival of Trees
Dec 2-4:  Holiday Arts Show, La Plata County Fairgrounds
Dec 10 & 11:  Nutcracker, performed by State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara, durangoconcerts.com
Dec 10:  Holiday Farmer’s Market, 10:00 am-3:00 pm, La Plata County Fairgrounds
Dec 17:  Bar D Wranglers Christmas Jubilee, durangoconcerts.com

•    Dates will be added as they are announced.