Durango DMO Announces First Annual Holiday Station Celebration


Key Takeaways

  • Durango is hosting its inaugural Holiday Station Celebrations, starting November 25 and concluding with a New Year’s Eve event at Purgatory Resort.
  • The month-long festivities include ‘Singing with Santa,’ concerts, arts and crafts festivals, cooking exhibitions, biking fest, campfire nights, and a unique adult-themed holiday drag show.
  • The celebrations aim to bolster local businesses and showcase Durango’s cultural diversity through a united front of events.

Holiday Station Celebrations in Durango

Durango, CO–Visit Durango, the official destination marketing organization of Durango, a small mountainous town in southwestern Colorado, announced in a news release the dates and itinerary for the town’s first annual Holiday Station Celebrations.

The winter celebrations are scheduled to kick off this Friday (November 25) with the ‘Singing with Santa’ festival, followed by various events, and finishes with a New Year’s Eve party at the town’s Purgatory Resort.

Some of the other events planned during the month include music concerts, an arts and crafts festival (47th annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Festival), cooking/baking exhibitions, a mountain biking fest, Christmas-themed music and campfire nights, and even an adult-themed holiday drag show (view full events details here).

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Uniting Cultures and Businesses

“The first Holiday Station celebration is meant to lend a helping hand to businesses and organizations that want to host holiday events and have a strong turnout by creating a ‘united front’ to showcase local goings-on and the mixture of various cultures in Durango,” said Rachel Welsh, spokeswoman for Visit Durango in an interview with a news local news agency.

Digital nomads considering Durango have several co-working facilities to choose from in the city (DurangoSpace, R Space, and Tech Flex, to mention a few). The town also has a large selection of accommodations to suit your budget.

Surrounded by the gorgeous San Juan Mountains in La Plata County and sitting at an altitude of 6,512 feet above sea level, the town of Durango has been listed among the top 21 best small towns to visit during Christmas by Tripstodiscover.com.

Durango: A Festive Destination

The town is also a hub for adventure enthusiasts, home to some of the country’s best mountain biking, kayaking and skiing trails. Purgatory Resort, Durango, a hotspot for mountain biking during the summer, has been featured more than 10 times in SKI Magazine for having the best “Ski Weather in America.”

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What We Think

Durango’s inaugural Holiday Station Celebrations promise a vibrant array of events, showcasing the town’s cultural richness and diverse offerings. By uniting businesses and organizations, this initiative not only fosters community support but also invites visitors to experience the unique blend of traditions in Durango.

Nestled amidst the stunning San Juan Mountains, Durango not only charms with its festive spirit but also beckons adventure enthusiasts with world-class biking, kayaking, and skiing trails. This celebration not only amplifies the holiday cheer but also underscores Durango’s status as a top Christmas destination, inviting all to revel in its beauty and festivities.

Read the entire press release here.


Aqil K
Aqil K
Aqil writes about travel, tourism, and covers the many aspects of the digital nomad lifestyle.


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