The 2017 Durango Bluegrass Meltdown runs April 21, 22 and 23 and the three-day festival is packed with performances by a stellar lineup of 25 bluegrass bands!
The fifth annual Durango Celtic Festival is March 9-12 and features some of the best Celtic bands and musicians in the world.
Everyone loves Halloween in Durango, and we celebrate Halloween right in our mountain town. Here are some of the best things to do in Durango for Halloween.
It’s time to get yer twang on because it’s time for the 22nd annual Durango Bluegrass Meltdown! The Durango Meltdown will melt your faces (wait, that’s metal not bluegrass) over April 17, 18 and 19. You can buy a weekend pass to enjoy the entire lineup of 26 bands over the three-day weekend or get single day passes for Saturday or Sunday. This year’s lineup includes bands such as International Bluegrass Music… Read More
There’s no better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Durango than with the Durango Celtic Festival. The four-day festival in Southwest Colorado is an annual tradition that brings together the best of Celtic music, Celtic dancing and, of course, some darn good Celtic drinking. The 2015 Durango Celtic Festival, which runs March 12-15, features nearly a dozen bands as well as workshops on celtic guitar, gaelic singing, step dancing, fiddle, mandolin and more…. Read More
New Year’s Eve at Durango Mountain Resort Durango Mountain Resort is putting on the Ritz for New Year’s Eve. Revelers can enjoy the “Torchlight Parade” that will wind its way down the slopes of Purgatory followed by a fireworks display. There will be an early bird, family-friendly “ball drop” at 10 p.m. at Paradise Pizzeria and Ice Creamery, which will also have a hot cocoa and s’mores bar for anyone who wants… Read More
Christmas is nearly upon us, and we say “upon us” because it really does seem to pounce, doesn’t it? Sheesh. And Christmas isn’t the only big shebang that’s only a couple weeks away; Fort Lewis College graduation for the fall semester is also just around the corner. That means plenty of family will be in town, and that means they’ll be looking for things to do in Durango. We all know about the Durango train’s… Read More
Halloween in Durango is always a blast, but it falls on a Friday this year, and you know what that means — uh, even more of a blast! Head downtown in costume to partake in your own version of a pub crawl or catch a showing of Rocky Horror Picture Show live on stage at the Henry Strater Theatre. Don’t miss out on the pre-Halloween Halloween fun either! There’s plenty of spooky stuff… Read More
The 26th annual Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering kicks of Thursday, Oct. 2, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 5. This year, like ever year, the gathering will celebrate all things cowboy and cowgirl and the rich traditions, history and culture of the American West. Events include live concerts, art shows, musical theater, train rides and trail rides, as well as a chuck wagon breakfast and cowboy parade. Both Friday and Saturday nights feature two… Read More
It just doesn’t seem fair: Durango has its very own film festival and its very own bluegrass festival? How much coolness can one small mountain town claim? Well, a lot, as it turns out. The Durango Bluegrass Meltdown will heat up and thaw out the town throughout the weekend of April 11-13. At last count, the lineup will feature nearly 30 bands, including national acts like the Grammy-nominated contemporary bluegrass band Blue Highway, self-described “hard-drivin’… Read More