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Events

Events starting on February 29th, 2020:

February 29, 2020 to March 1, 2020

Weston Snowboard Demos

Come demo the newest boards from Weston.  It’s free!

All day, on the ski beach.

February 29, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

March 1, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

March 6, 2020
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris, Brian, & Susan from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer!  They typically make stops at Dante’s, Powderhouse, and Purgy’s.

March 7, 2020

Hollywood Huckfest

Get ready for big air, prizes, and ultimate glory!  The Huckfest is a “slopestyle-freeride” event, with kickers above the cliff faces on the “Hollywood” expert terrain of the Catharsis run.

Open to skiers and riders ages 10 and up.

Athletes will be ...
March 7, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

March 7, 2020
10:00am - 12:30pm

Uncle Clyde’s Run & Slide

Get ready for the whackiest race ever in Durango!  It’s on the tubing hill.  Run up… tube down.  Repeat!

Most laps wins!

Oh, and it’s a relay race!

Register Now!

Competition Categories:

Team up with your best buddy for this tag-team style race.  We will ...
March 7, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

New Belgium Brewing Hammock Giveaway

Stop by the Powderhouse for your chance to win some sweet giveaways from our friends at New Belgium Brewing.

Enjoy a pint of their amazing beer while you are there!

2 – 3pm at the Powderhouse.

 

 

March 7, 2020
3:00pm - 7:30pm

Alpenglow Evening Snowshoe Tours

Alpenglow Snowshoe Tours Explore Colorado’s beautiful San Juan Mountains. Guides enhance the tour with their knowledge of wildlife, geology, flora and fauna. Snowshoe while watching the beautiful sunset and the awe-inspiring Alpenglow on the Needles Mountain Range. A truly one of ...
snowshoeing during sunset
March 8, 2020

Teacher Appreciation Day, presented by Vectra Bank

Teachers — today is your day!  Join us on the mountain so we can honor you for your commitment to our children.

All Local School Employees Are Invited! Teacher Appreciation Day is not just for teachers.  Anyone who works for a local ...
March 8, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

March 13, 2020
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris, Brian, & Susan from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer!  They typically make stops at Dante’s, Powderhouse, and Purgy’s.

March 13, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Sierra Nevada Ski Giveaway

Come on over to Paradise Pizzeria and enjoy a cold, refreshing Sierra Nevada beer.  Our friends from Sierra Nevada will be giving away a great pair of skis!

2pm  at Paradise.

March 14, 2020
10:00am - 12:30pm

McDonald’s Cardboard Derby

The McDonald’s Cardboard Derby at Purgatory Resort is a classic winter competition you won’t want to miss! Build your derby racer out of cardboard and duct tape only, and pilot it down the slopes during one of the most fun days ...
March 14, 2020
3:00pm - 7:30pm

Alpenglow Evening Snowshoe Tours

Alpenglow Snowshoe Tours Explore Colorado’s beautiful San Juan Mountains. Guides enhance the tour with their knowledge of wildlife, geology, flora and fauna. Snowshoe while watching the beautiful sunset and the awe-inspiring Alpenglow on the Needles Mountain Range. A truly one of ...
snowshoeing during sunset
June 27, 2020
9:00am - 5:00pm

Trail Party Enduro Race

Trail Party is bringing gravity stage racing to Purgatory Resort!

Check out the unique format for this race, designed to maximize the fun and give riders the best chance to perform at their highest level.

This race features:

100% lift access! Ride the stages ...
July 11, 2020
10:30am - 2:30pm

Ska/Zia Town Series Bike Race

The Ska/Zia Town Series comes to Purgatory Resort for  a fun day of racing!

9 – 10:30: Rider check-in, in front of the Ticket Office 10 – 11:30: Practice Noon: Race! And, there’s a beer festival all afternoon! This race will use Pirate and Divinity ...
July 11, 2020
1:30pm - 5:00pm

Summer Brew presented by Liquor World

Come join us for a fun day sampling great summer beers!  This is Purgatory Resort’s summer beer festival, featuring all your favorite cold, refreshing, summertime beers!

Bring your friends and a blanket or a lawn chair, and enjoy a great summer ...
July 17, 2020 to July 19, 2020

Mountain Archery Festival

Mountain Archery Festival is back for year two at Purgatory Resort!

Details & Registration!

The festival will include various courses and competition formats over three days, including:

Pope & Young course Train To Hunt course Kirsch course Kryptek course Mountain Madness shoot off Neon Night Shoot Kids’ course  

All told, ...
August 1, 2020
9:00am - 1:00pm

Muck & Mire Mud Adventure Race presented by TBK Bank

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.

This mud run has more than 20 great obstacles, tons of mud, and ...
August 7, 2020 to August 9, 2020

Carve Wars presented by Kroegers Ace Hardware

Get ready for the HIGH OCTANE chainsaw carving competition that is entertaining crowds across the country!

Carve Wars showcases the excitement and wonder of this unique artistry. This family-friendly FREE event will take place right in the base area at Purgatory ...
August 14, 2020 to August 16, 2020

Mushroom & Wine Festival

Purgatory Resort’s Mushroom & Wine Festival is a “wildly” popular celebration of the bountiful wild mushrooms that can be found right here on the mountain.

The weekend-long celebration features:

6-course mushroom dinner with wine pairings Guided mushroom foray Food and wine extravaganza featuring five ...
August 15, 2020
10:30am - 2:30pm

Ska/Zia Town Series Bike Race

The Ska/Zia Town Series comes to Purgatory Resort for  a fun day of racing!

9 – 10:30: Rider check-in, in front of the Ticket Office 10 – 11:30: Practice Noon: Race! Trails for the race are TBD and will be announced as we get ...
September 6, 2020
12:00pm - 3:00pm

Motorcycle Hill Climb

This is sure to be one of the most exciting events of the season!  Come watch as competitors attempt to race their motorcycles straight up the hill from the base area.  All the action takes place right on Pandemonium ski ...
September 26, 2020
9:00am - 12:30pm

Mountain Marmot Trail Run

For all you trail runners out there, the Mercy Foot & Ankle Center Mountain Marmot Trail Run presented by Durango Running Company is the race for you.

Have you ever stood at the bottom of a mountain, staring up at the ...
Mountain Marmot Trail Race Logo
October 3, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Oktoberfest!

Come join us for this favorite fall festival with craft beer, great music, traditional German food, and more!



Breweries

Durango’s favorite breweries will be on-site pouring their amazing beers.

Live Music

We’ve got a great lineup of music throughout the afternoon.  Details coming soon!

Food

Purgy’s ...
October 16, 2020 to October 18, 2020

USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championship

The collegiate mountain bike national championship is coming to Purgatory Resort!

Stay tuned for more details, and plan to be here for three days of racing with the best collegiate athletes in the country.