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Durango Fiesta Days in Durango, Colorado, is as much a part of our mountain town as, well, the mountains. Or snow. Or rivers. Or the Durango train. The annual summer rodeo and festival first began in the 1930s and has had many names over the years. First, it was known as Spanish Trails Fiesta then — in the 1960s — became the Navajo Trail Fiesta and, finally, in the 1980s, the event… Read More

We know you’re still enjoying Music in the Mountains, and you just started prepping for the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally, but don’t miss out the fun that happens in between: Durango Fiesta Days! This will be Durango Fiesta Days‘ 79th year, but the event is as spry as ever and doesn’t look a day over 48. The rodeo-packed weekend runs July 24-27 with team roping events kicking things off Thursday, a rodeo on… Read More

Yeehaw, giddyup and, uh, other cowboy-related terms of excitement! It’s time for the American Youth Bull Riding Finals at Sky Ute Fairgrounds in Ignacio, Colorado. Youth bull riders from around the nation will gather Nov. 21-24 in Southwest Colorado for the rodeo, which will include six standard performances as well as three Go-Rounds and a Top Ten Short Go-Round. Events include wooly riding (sheep riding!), calf riding, steer riding, pee wee bull riding, junior… Read More

It’s time to get your Fiesta on! The 78th annual Durango Fiesta Days kicks off Saturday, July 20, and runs through Sunday, July 28. The weeklong festival celebrates Durango, Colorado’s Spanish heritage and Old West history with a series of rodeo events, barrel races, a chuck wagon cook-off, pancake breakfast, downtown parade, street dance, petting zoo and cowboy church. All Fiesta Days events will be at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in… Read More