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New Year’s Eve at Purgatory


NEW! Night Skiing & Tubing

We will be having the first-ever New Year’s Eve party in the Columbine area! Festivities include:

Night skiing and tubing open until 12:30am
DJ Dean will be rocking the mountain
Drinks, food, and fire pits at the Elevation station
FREE shuttles back to Durango (see below)


Fireworks and Torchlight Parade

Come out to the 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 ends, enjoy a great fireworks show!



New Year’s Eve Rail Jam

When our fireworks show ends, the party is just beginning. We’re going to light up the DC terrain park and watch the best talent in the area show off their skills. This competition is open to everyone: we will have men’s and women’s categories, various age groups, and lots of prizes!

For more information click here.




Alpenglow NYE Tour

Experience the fireworks at Purgatory like never before and get a on mountain view with this special Alpenglow Tour! $65 per person: includes snowshoes, chairlift ride, guides and a special NYE party with hot cocoa, wine, beer, fruit and cheese. 

Call (970)-385-2147 for reservations.


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 (tax not included)  |  Children (ages 12 & younger) $22 (tax & gratuity not included) 

Call (800)525-0892 for reservations or click here for online reservations.


The Outskirts at Purgy’s

Purgy’s keeps the restaurant rocking all day and evening through the New Year. The party continues past midnight with The Outskirts, Durango’s favorite bluegrass band, playing from 6pm-1am.




Even More Activities

Purgatory will be offering even more activities throughout the day, including a Ska Brewing Tasting, s’mores party, horse-drawn sleigh rides, snowshoe and snowmobile tours and more! Learn more.



New Year’s Party for Kids!

Kids Night Out is for kids ages 2 months to 10 years and includes dinner, arts and crafts, games, movies, snacks and safe, interactive fun. Available from 5:30-10:00pm, $30 per child. For information & reservations, call (970)385-2144.




SOLD OUT: New Year’s Eve FREE Shuttles

NOTE: Free Shuttles are sold out and any remaining seats will be available on a first-come, first served basis. New this year we will be offering shuttles from Durango Transit Center to Purgatory before and after the fireworks or stay up at Purgatory until the new year and ski into 2018.



Shuttle Times

Durango Transit Center to Purgatory Plaza to
Leaves Transit Center: 4:30 p.m.
Arrives at the Purgatory Plaza: 5:15 p.m.

Purgatory Plaza to Durango Transit Center
Leaves Purgatory Plaza: 7:30 p.m.
Arrives at the Transit Center: 8:15 p.m.

Durango Transit Center to Purgatory Plaza
Leaves the Transit Center: 8:30 p.m.
Arrives at Purgatory Plaza: 9:15 p.m.

Purgatory Plaza to Durango Transit Center (Last Shuttle to Durango)
Leaves Purgatory Plaza: 12:30 a.m.
Arrives at the Transit Center: 1:15 a.m