Last year’s theme was safari, this year’s theme is steampunk — but no matter what the theme is,  it’s always a blast because it’s Snowdown! This is Durango’s 37th annual Snowdown, Durango’s yearly winter celebration. Locals started Snowdown in 1979 as a way to give snow-weary residents and cold-crazed local businesses some oomph during the winter doldrums. This year is Steampunk Snowdown, and the five-day party will take place Jan. 28 through Feb. 1 in Durango, Colorado. Unclear what… Read More

If dressing up in your Halloween costume just isn’t enough fun for you, how about running in your Halloween costume?  If running in a tutu is more your speed, you might want to sign up for the Great Pumpkin Chase on Saturday, Oct. 26, in Bayfield, Colorado, just a 30-minute drive east of Durango. The Great Pumpkin Chase 5K and 1-mile run starts at 10 a.m. Oct. 26 at 480 Wolverine Drive in… Read More

Ugh. We hate not having anywhere to wear our tutus. Don’t you? It’s the worst. Well, yank your tulle out of the closet and fluff that sucker up because it’s time for Durango’s annual Tutu to Brew bike parade and beer festival Thursday, Aug. 16. Everyone dresses in their craziest getups — yes, tutus, but also wigs, nutty glasses, hats, petticoats, fishnets and pretty much any kind of costume that has been… Read More