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Events

May 28, 2016
9:00am - 2:00pm

IHBC Quarter Horse!

Now in its 45th year, the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic marks the official start to summer in Durango.  And Purgatory Resort is the host for the finish line of the Quarter Horse race.

Come watch as hundreds of riders make their ...

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June 5, 2016
9:30am - 12:30pm

Zuke’s Mutt n’ Strut Festival & 5K

It’s Durango’s dog-friendliest event of the year!  

Come enjoy a day on the mountain with your best friend.  We have a 5k race, a 1-mile fun run, free obedience and agility classes, and contests for best trick, best costume, and ...

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June 7, 2016
9:45am - 12:00pm

FREE Guided Nature Hike

Guided Nature Tours are a great way to learn about the natural environment at Purgatory. These FREE tours include a scenic chairlift ride and hike.

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June 9, 2016
9:45am - 12:00pm

FREE Guided Nature Hike

Guided Nature Tours are a great way to learn about the natural environment at Purgatory. These FREE tours include a scenic chairlift ride and hike.

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June 14, 2016
9:45am - 12:00pm

FREE Guided Nature Hike

Guided Nature Tours are a great way to learn about the natural environment at Purgatory. These FREE tours include a scenic chairlift ride and hike.

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June 16, 2016
9:45am - 12:00pm

FREE Guided Nature Hike

Guided Nature Tours are a great way to learn about the natural environment at Purgatory. These FREE tours include a scenic chairlift ride and hike.

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June 18, 2016
1:00pm - 4:00pm

“Beach Fest” Field Day!

Join us for this fun day on the mountain, with an afternoon full of all the classic ‘field day’ events you love!  This event is fun for all ages — parents, you are encouraged to join in the fun with ...

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June 21, 2016
9:45am - 12:00pm

FREE Guided Nature Hike

Guided Nature Tours are a great way to learn about the natural environment at Purgatory. These FREE tours include a scenic chairlift ride and hike.

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June 23, 2016
9:45am - 12:00pm

FREE Guided Nature Hike

Guided Nature Tours are a great way to learn about the natural environment at Purgatory. These FREE tours include a scenic chairlift ride and hike.

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June 24, 2016

Pride @ Purg!

Purgatory Resort welcomes the Durango Pride Festival on Friday, June 24 for a fun-filled day on the mountain!  Enjoy all of our summer adventure activities, plus a picnic lunch and other festivities.

Your Total Adventure Ticket for the day includes our ...

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June 26, 2016
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Great American Lager Festival

Come join us for a celebration of the greatest beers in the world — American lagers!

It’s the Great American Lager Festival, presented by Liquor World.

You’ve been to beer festivals that focus on micro-brews.  Well, this one is all about macro-brews!  You ...

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June 28, 2016
9:45am - 12:00pm

FREE Guided Nature Hike

Guided Nature Tours are a great way to learn about the natural environment at Purgatory. These FREE tours include a scenic chairlift ride and hike.

summer scenic hiking trail
June 30, 2016
9:45am - 12:00pm

FREE Guided Nature Hike

Guided Nature Tours are a great way to learn about the natural environment at Purgatory. These FREE tours include a scenic chairlift ride and hike.

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July 2, 2016
3:00pm - 8:00pm

American Rockers Festival

It’s a classic battle of the bands, American Rockers style.  Over a dozen great local bands will be taking the stage throughout the day, playing all the songs you know by heart.

Springsteen, Mellencamp. Tom Petty, Lenny Kravitz.  Black Crowes, Eagles. ...

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July 3, 2016
8:30pm - 10:00pm

Movie on the Beach!

Bring your family and friends and enjoy a night at the mountain with a movie under the stars!  We’ll have a giant movie screen set up on the beach, and a great movie appropriate for all ages.

Check back for details ...

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July 4, 2016

4th of July on the Mountain!

What better place to spend the 4th of July than on the mountain at Purgatory Resort!

Join us for a great day of festivities, with live music and all of our great summertime activities.

Shuttle to Silverton

Want to spend the evening in ...

4th of July
July 8, 2016 to July 31, 2016

Music In The Mountains

Music in the Mountains has been delighting audiences with classical music for 30 years.  Join us this summer for any of the amazing concerts listed below.  Also feel free to attend the rehearsals which are open to the public, and ...

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July 15, 2016
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Music In the Mountains — “Celebration”

Music In The Mountains has been delighting audiences with classical music for 30 years!

Join us for this orchestra concert at 7pm.  There will also be a free pre-concert lecture at 6pm in the DMC.

In addition to seating inside the festival ...

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July 17, 2016
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Music In the Mountains — “Time Travel”

Music In The Mountains has been delighting audiences with classical music for 30 years!

Join us for this orchestra concert at 5:30pm.  There will also be a free pre-concert lecture at 4:30pm in the DMC.

In addition to seating inside the festival ...

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July 22, 2016
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Music In the Mountains — Pops Night: “Simply Swingin’ With Sinatra”

Music In The Mountains has been delighting audiences with classical music for 30 years!

Join us for this benefit dinner and concert beginning at 5:30pm.  Featuring Andy Moran, guest conductor, and Steve Lippia, vocalist.

For tickets and more information, visit www.musicinthemountains.com.

 

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July 23, 2016
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Music In the Mountains — “Mountain Majesty”

Music In The Mountains has been delighting audiences with classical music for 30 years!

Join us for this orchestra concert at 5:30pm.  There will also be a free pre-concert lecture at 4:30pm in the DMC.

In addition to seating inside the festival ...

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July 29, 2016
6:00pm - 8:30pm

Music In the Mountains — “Epic Grandeur”

Music In The Mountains has been delighting audiences with classical music for 30 years!

Join us for this “casual Friday” dinner and orchestra concert.  Beer and brats at 6pm, concert at 7pm.

There will also be a free pre-concert lecture in the ...

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July 30, 2016
1:00pm - 8:00pm

Purg Jam

Last summer our inaugural Blues, Brews, & BBQ summer music event drew huge crowds.  This year, we’re going even bigger!  We’re expanding the event to include a wider variety of musical styles so we can bring in even bigger, better ...

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July 31, 2016
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Music In the Mountains — “Viva L’Italia”

Music In The Mountains has been delighting audiences with classical music for 30 years!

Join us for this orchestra concert at 5:30pm.  There will also be a free pre-concert lecture at 4:30pm in the DMC.

After the concert, enjoy a complimentary glass ...

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August 6, 2016
9:00am - 1:00pm

Muck & Mire Mud Adventure Race

Get muddy and conquer the obstacles on this adventure race that is fun for the whole family.  This is one of Purgatory’s most popular events of the year.

There are three race options depending on how much of a challenge you ...

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August 6, 2016
8:00pm - 10:00pm

Movie on the Beach!

Bring your family and friends and enjoy a night at the mountain with a movie under the stars!  We’ll have a giant movie screen set up on the beach, and a great movie appropriate for all ages.

Check back for details ...

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August 18, 2016
9:45am - 12:00pm

FREE Guided Nature Hike

Guided Nature Tours are a great way to learn about the natural environment at Purgatory. These FREE tours include a scenic chairlift ride and hike.

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August 20, 2016

Mushroom Festival

The Purgatory Mushroom Festival has become a “wildly” popular event on Durango’s summer calendar.  The forested area around the Resort is known far and wide for having an abundance of wild mushrooms.  Our Mushroom Festival celebrates this abundance with guided ...

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September 10, 2016

MTB Festival and Flow Trail Race

Purgatory offers some of the best mountain bike riding anywhere, and the Purgatory Mountain Bike Festival is all about celebrating our amazing trails, unbeatable scenery, and our love of the sport!

And, it’s the one-year anniversary of the Divinity Flow Trail!  This ...

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September 24, 2016
9:00am - 1:00pm

Mountain Marmot Trail Race

For all you trail runners out there, this one is for you.

Have you ever stood at the bottom of a mountain, staring up at the top, thinking to yourself:  “I wonder if I could run all the way up there?” ...

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