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September 11, 2017 to December 3, 2017

Pre-Season Sales Events

Customize Your Ski Season

Purgatory Resort’s multi-day, multi-resort cards are back. Get discounted lift tickets at Purgatory Resort, Hesperus Ski Area, Arizona Snowbowl, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area and Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort. Buy yours in person at one of the Pre-Season Sales Events ...

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November 15, 2017
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Passholder Appreciation Party

Who’s excited about ski season?  We are!  And we want to celebrate with you, our season pass holders.  So we are throwing a big party at our downtown office in honor of the upcoming season.

The whole building will be open ...

November 18, 2017

Opening Day

Come celebrate the first day of Purgatory Resort’s 52nd season!

If you’ve been counting down the days until the snow falls and the lifts start running, then opening day is probably on your calendar already.

Last year we celebrated in epic style ...

November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving Dinner

Enjoy a fantastic Thanksgiving dinner at Purgy’s with options for the whole family.  We have a great menu planned for this buffet-style Thanksgiving feast. Reservations required.

December 1, 2017

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

December 8, 2017

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

December 10, 2017

Locals Benefit Day # 1

Get reduced-price lift tickets with a portion of each ticket sale benefiting four fantastic local charity partners.

December 10, 2017
9:00am - 3:00pm

Demo Day!

Come try all the latest gear!  Just $10 for unlimited demos, and it all goes to charity.  Your favorite local shops will be on the mountain offering demos of skis and snowboards all day.  Demos start at 9am, and last ...

December 15, 2017

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

December 21, 2017
5:00pm - 6:45pm

Picasso & Vino

Unwind after a great day on the slopes and unleash your artistic side!  Sign up to paint this favorite Purgatory mountain ski scene on a 12″ x 12″ canvas.  Painting, drinks, food, friends… what could be more fun!

Space is limited, ...

December 22, 2017

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

December 23, 2017
10:00am - 3:00pm

Holiday Wreath Making Class

This is a complementary class offered to all our guests. We have all the supplies you need to make a beautiful holiday wreath.  Families and children are encouraged to join in on the festivities!

This class is offered at the Durango ...

December 23, 2017
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Santa Claus on the Mountain!

Bring the kids for an afternoon with Santa and Mrs. Claus!  They’ll be on the beach giving out candy canes and finding out who has been naughty or nice.  Enjoy the festive holiday atmosphere in the base area as we ...

December 23, 2017
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Parents can schedule a night out and entrust their kids ages 2 months to 10 years to Miss Heidi and her licensed staff at Purgatory’s slope-side child care. Kids’ Night Out includes dinner, arts and crafts, games, movies, snacks and ...

December 24, 2017

Christmas Eve Dinner

Enjoy a family-friendly Christmas Eve dinner at Purgy’s after a great day on the slopes. We have a fantastic menu planned for this buffet-style holiday feast.

December 24, 2017

Build Your Own Gingerbread House

Bring your kids or drop them off for this fun activity.  We will everything you need to build a gingerbread house to take home with you, plus an instructor to help you out.

Two sessions are offered:  12 noon and 2pm.

12 ...

December 28, 2017
5:00pm - 6:45pm

Picasso & Vino

Unwind after a great day on the slopes and unleash your artistic side!  Sign up to paint this favorite Purgatory mountain ski scene on a 12″ x 12″ canvas.

Space is limited, and registration in advance is required.

Not an artist?  Not ...

December 29, 2017

Conundrum Escape Room

Take on a 10-minute escape room challenge from Conundrum Escape Rooms. A group of up to 4 players will have just 10 minutes to find all the clues in the room and figure out how ...

December 29, 2017

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

December 31, 2017

New Year’s Eve Dinner

Buffet Dinner at Hoody’s

Hoody’s hosts a special buffet-style New Year’s Eve dinner featuring carving stations, amazing desserts, and a build-your-own hot chocolate bar.  Dinner is served in three seatings: 5pm | 7pm | 9pm.

Adults $59  |  Children (ages 12 & younger) $22

To make your ...

December 31, 2017
5:30pm - 10:00pm

Kids Night Out NYE

Parents, enjoy your New Year’s Eve celebration while the kids have a night of fun at The Den Childcare Center from 5:30pm – 10pm.

Kids ages 2 months to 10 years will enjoy their time spent with Miss Heidi and her ...

December 31, 2017
6:00pm - 6:30pm

Fireworks & Torchlight Parade

Come out to the ski beach at 6pm and join us for our favorite holiday tradition.  Watch as our entire ski school team of instructors traverses the mountain, lighting up the slopes with torchlights.

When the parade arrives at the base ...

December 31, 2017
7:00pm - 10:30pm

New Year’s Eve Snowcat Dinner

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience, as well as unique culinary offerings in a cozy setting.  Experience a ride in the enclosed snowcat up to the Powderhouse Restaurant.  Start with a champagne reception and hors d’oeuvres, then savor a sophisticated five-course dinner ...

December 31, 2017
9:00pm - 1:00am

New Year’s Eve Party!

Come join the party at Purgy’s to bring in the new year.  Durango’s favorite bluegrass band, The Outskirts, will be rocking the house from 9pm-1am.

January 5, 2018

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

January 6, 2018
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Parents can schedule a night out and entrust their kids ages 2 months to 10 years to Miss Heidi and her licensed staff at Purgatory’s slope-side child care. Kids’ Night Out includes dinner, arts and crafts, games, movies, snacks and ...

January 10, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm

McDonald’s Twilight Nights Race Series

If you are into Nordic, snow shoeing, or fat biking, you will want to be a part of this exciting series of races at Purgatory Resort.  It’s the Twilight Nights series, presented by our friends at McDonald’s and organized by ...

January 12, 2018

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

January 13, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Osprey Pack Giveaway with Steamworks Brewing

Come over to Purgy’s and join the team from Steamworks Brewing.  They will be giving away two Osprey packs!  What could be better than a great Steamworks beer and a chance to win a cool pack after a day of ...

January 13, 2018
5:00pm - 6:45pm

Picasso & Vino

Unwind after a great day on the slopes and unleash your artistic side!  Sign up to paint this favorite Purgatory mountain ski scene on a 12″ x 12″ canvas.

Space is limited, and registration in advance is required.

Not an artist?  Not ...

January 13, 2018
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Parents can schedule a night out and entrust their kids ages 2 months to 10 years to Miss Heidi and her licensed staff at Purgatory’s slope-side child care. Kids’ Night Out includes dinner, arts and crafts, games, movies, snacks and ...

January 17, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm

McDonald’s Twilight Nights Race Series

If you are into Nordic, snow shoeing, or fat biking, you will want to be a part of this exciting series of races at Purgatory Resort.  It’s the Twilight Nights series, presented by our friends at McDonald’s and organized by ...

January 19, 2018

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

January 20, 2018
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Parents can schedule a night out and entrust their kids ages 2 months to 10 years to Miss Heidi and her licensed staff at Purgatory’s slope-side child care. Kids’ Night Out includes dinner, arts and crafts, games, movies, snacks and ...

January 21, 2018

Locals Benefit Day # 2

Get reduced-price lift tickets with a portion of each ticket sale benefitting four fantastic local charity partners.

January 21, 2018
9:00am - 3:00pm

Demo Day!

Come try all the latest gear!  Just $10 for unlimited demos, and it all goes to charity.  Your favorite local shops will be on the mountain offering demos of skis and snowboards all day.  Demos start at 9am, and last ...

January 24, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm

McDonald’s Twilight Nights Race Series

If you are into Nordic, snow shoeing, or fat biking, you will want to be a part of this exciting series of races at Purgatory Resort.  It’s the Twilight Nights series, presented by our friends at McDonald’s and organized by ...

January 26, 2018 to January 28, 2018

Ladies Turn

Welcome to Ladies Turn, our women’s ski weekend at Purgatory Resort. Enjoy two days of instruction by women, for women, plus organized breakfast and après activities, dinner, and a FREE demo. A two day lift ticket is available for a discounted rate of ...

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January 26, 2018

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

January 27, 2018
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Parents can schedule a night out and entrust their kids ages 2 months to 10 years to Miss Heidi and her licensed staff at Purgatory’s slope-side child care. Kids’ Night Out includes dinner, arts and crafts, games, movies, snacks and ...

January 31, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm

McDonald’s Twilight Nights Race Series

If you are into Nordic, snow shoeing, or fat biking, you will want to be a part of this exciting series of races at Purgatory Resort.  It’s the Twilight Nights series, presented by our friends at McDonald’s and organized by ...

February 2, 2018
11:59pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

February 3, 2018
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Parents can schedule a night out and entrust their kids ages 2 months to 10 years to Miss Heidi and her licensed staff at Purgatory’s slope-side child care. Kids’ Night Out includes dinner, arts and crafts, games, movies, snacks and ...

February 9, 2018

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

February 10, 2018

Red Ball Express! Presented by Alpine Bank

Watch over 100 gigantic red exercise balls come tumbling down the mountain. There’s big money on the line if your ball crosses the finish line first!

Now in its 16th year, this fundraiser for Rotary Club is an event you will ...

February 10, 2018
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Parents can schedule a night out and entrust their kids ages 2 months to 10 years to Miss Heidi and her licensed staff at Purgatory’s slope-side child care. Kids’ Night Out includes dinner, arts and crafts, games, movies, snacks and ...

February 14, 2018
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Parents can schedule a night out and entrust their kids ages 2 months to 10 years to Miss Heidi and her licensed staff at Purgatory’s slope-side child care. Kids’ Night Out includes dinner, arts and crafts, games, movies, snacks and ...

February 16, 2018

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

February 17, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Dante’s Deck Party with Steamworks Brewing

Our friends from Steamworks Brewing will be rocking the deck at Dante’s!  Lots of fun. Lots of beer. Prize giveaways and music!

1pm – 3pm at Dante’s.

February 17, 2018
5:00pm - 6:45pm

Picasso & Vino

Unwind after a great day on the slopes and unleash your artistic side!  Sign up to paint this favorite Purgatory mountain ski scene on a 12″ x 12″ canvas.

Space is limited, and registration in advance is required.

Not an artist?  Not ...

February 23, 2018

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

February 24, 2018
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Parents can schedule a night out and entrust their kids ages 2 months to 10 years to Miss Heidi and her licensed staff at Purgatory’s slope-side child care. Kids’ Night Out includes dinner, arts and crafts, games, movies, snacks and ...

February 25, 2018

Locals Benefit Day # 3

Get reduced-price lift tickets with a portion of each ticket sale benefitting four fantastic local charity partners.

February 25, 2018
9:00am - 3:00pm

Demo Day!

Come try all the latest gear!  Just $10 for unlimited demos, and it all goes to charity.  Your favorite local shops will be on the mountain offering demos of skis and snowboards all day.  Demos start at 9am, and last ...

March 2, 2018

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

March 3, 2018
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Parents can schedule a night out and entrust their kids ages 2 months to 10 years to Miss Heidi and her licensed staff at Purgatory’s slope-side child care. Kids’ Night Out includes dinner, arts and crafts, games, movies, snacks and ...

March 9, 2018

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

March 10, 2018
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Parents can schedule a night out and entrust their kids ages 2 months to 10 years to Miss Heidi and her licensed staff at Purgatory’s slope-side child care. Kids’ Night Out includes dinner, arts and crafts, games, movies, snacks and ...

March 11, 2018

Conundrum Escape Room

Take on a 10-minute escape room challenge from Conundrum Escape Rooms. A group of up to 4 players will have just 10 minutes to find all the clues in the room and figure out how ...

March 12, 2018
5:00pm - 6:45pm

Picasso & Vino

Unwind after a great day on the slopes and unleash your artistic side!  Sign up to paint this favorite Purgatory mountain ski scene on a 12″ x 12″ canvas.

Space is limited, and registration in advance is required.

Not an artist?  Not ...

March 14, 2018
11:00am - 2:00pm

Wolves Visit the Mountain!

Have you ever wanted to get to know a wolf up close?  Today is your chance!  Our good friends from Wolfwood Refuge are bringing these beautiful animals up to Purgatory Resort for the day.  

This is a great opportunity for ...

March 14, 2018
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Parents can schedule a night out and entrust their kids ages 2 months to 10 years to Miss Heidi and her licensed staff at Purgatory’s slope-side child care. Kids’ Night Out includes dinner, arts and crafts, games, movies, snacks and ...

March 16, 2018

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

March 17, 2018
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Steamworks Clam Bake

Oh, yeah — it’s back!  The famous Steamworks Clam Bake will be rocking the deck at Hoody’s.  $5 for a bowl of clams, $4 for a Steamworks beer, or get the “John Elway” $7 beer-and-a-bowl special.  Proceeds benefit the Purgatory ...

March 23, 2018

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

March 25, 2018

Locals Benefit Day # 4

Get reduced-price lift tickets with a portion of each ticket sale benefitting four fantastic local charity partners.

March 25, 2018
9:00am - 3:00pm

Demo Day!

Come try all the latest gear!  Just $10 for unlimited demos, and it all goes to charity.  Your favorite local shops will be on the mountain offering demos of skis and snowboards all day.  Demos start at 9am, and last ...

March 30, 2018

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! 

April 1, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm

Steamworks Deck Party at Powderhouse

Our friends from Steamworks are throwing a big ol’ party on the deck at Powderhouse!  Come on over and join the celebration from 11am – 1pm.  It’s going to be a great day of partying on the mountain!