Here’s a taste of Durango activities for the Fourth … so many fun things to do!

Happy 4th Everyone!

Friday, July 01, 2011

Inspiration Drawn from Nature Exhibit
10:00 A.M. to 05:00 P.M. –

Firkin Friday
03:00 P.M. to 05:00 P.M. –
Firkin is an old English unit of volume, typically a wooden cask. Steamworks introduces specially craft beer the first Friday of the month. The July brew is “Watermelon Ale”.

Gunfight at the Diamond Belle Saloon
07:00 P.M. to 07:30 P.M. –
Don’t miss a “real cowboy shootout” at 7th and Main Ave.

Saturday, July 02, 2011
Durango Farmer’s Market
08:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. –
On 8th St between Main Ave and Camino del Rio, 970-759-8688

Vallecito Lake Arts and Crafts Fair
10:00 A.M. to 05:00 P.M. –
Quality arts and crafts on County Road 501 below the Vallecito Dam. 970-884-2300

Sunday, July 03, 2011
Flea Market
07:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M. –
At the La Plata County Fairgrounds. 970-385-0385

Backcountry Experience Firecracker Fun Run and 5K
10:00 A.M. to 03:00 P.M. –
Durango Mountain Resort hosts the Backcountry Experience Firecracker Fun Run and 5K. Registration for the free race meets from 9-10 a.m. at the base of the six pack.

Pay What You Wish Day at the Discovery Museum
01:00 P.M. to 05:00 P.M. –
A hands-on museum where visitors can explore science and energy topics of all kinds. Ask about the family day pass. 970-903-3901

Summer of Sundays
01:00 P.M. to 04:00 P.M. –
Music poolside at Trimble Hot Springs.

Monday, July 04, 2011
4th of July Events
07:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. –
Come join in the fun for all of the areas 4th of July Events. Starting with a breakfast and 5K at Rotary Park and ending with a Parade at 6PM and a street dance on Main Ave. and fireworks

All-Amercan Gourmet Breakfast
07:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. –
At Rotary Park

Freedom 5K
09:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. –
Free, all ages, just show up at Rotary Park.

American Voices: Public Readings
11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. –
Fort Lewis College students at Buckley Park

Red, White and Blues
01:00 P.M. to 06:00 P.M. –
4th of July at DMR

Stars and Stripes Parade
06:00 P.M. to 06:30 P.M. –
Main Ave.

Street Dance on Main
06:30 P.M. to 09:00 P.M. –
Following the parade.

Gunfight at the Diamond Belle Saloon
07:00 P.M. to 07:30 P.M. –
Don’t miss a “real cowboy shootout” at 7th and Main Ave.

Fireworks at Vallecito
09:15 P.M. to 09:45 P.M. –
Vallecito Lake presensts fireworks over the lake. Bring chairs or a blanket or rent a boat.

Kids to Kids Flea Market
12:00 P.M. to 03:00 P.M. –
Toys, sports, clothes, music, games at Buckley Park.

Old Fashioned Family Picnic
12:00 P.M. to 05:00 P.M. –
Live entertainment, kids games at Buckley Park