Durango & Silverton Train Events

Durango, CO hosts some of the Southwest's most distinctive events and festivals every year with something for every interest. Whether you are traveling with all adults and want to satisfy the beer lovers of the group, or you are traveling with the family and want to enjoy a family friendly atmosphere, there is something for every visitor! Below you will find a list of events in and around the Durango area.

Need help planning your trip or have questions about an event? Call one of our friendly travel experts and we will be happy to help! Call us directly at 866-675-6900 or visit our contact page.

Mother's Day Train

May 14, 2017
Give the special "Mom" in your life the gift of a historic train ride experience she'll never forget. Mother's Day is one of the most popular and beautiful days of the year to ride the train from Durango to Silverton, Colorado. Purchase your tickets online today before seats disappear or call 866-675-6900.

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

May 28, 2017
In 1972 a group of 36 cyclists decided to race the historic train from Durango all the way to Silverton. The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic continues to be one of Durango's most unique events, welcoming cyclists from all over the world, and is scheduled for May 26 - 28, 2017. Themed events all over Durango and Silverton will celebrate this classic "man vs. machine" race. Purchase your round trip or one way tickets today! Call 866-675-6900.

T-Rex Express

June 17, 2017 to June 25, 2017

This dinosaur-themed event is sure to delight the kiddos. Riders will gather evidence of dinosaurs on their way to earning the title of Junior Paleontologist. A thirty minute train ride leads to the Animas Valley and back to the Mesozoic Era and Dinosaur Discovery Zone. There’ll be live music and a chance to do t...

Brew Train

September 2, 2017
Spend a day enjoying some of the best beers in the world with other beer enthusiasts! This special ever popular, ever fun, BREW TRAIN event if for ages 21+ over! Tickets to this event are not currently available. If you would like to be added to our "call list" when tickets are available, call us at 866-675-6900.

Wine Train

September 3, 2017
Sample and enjoy wines from select local wineries while aboard the Historic Narrow Gauge Train in the height of Fall. If you would like to be added to our "call list" when tickets are available, call us at 866-675-6900.

Cowboy Poetry Train

September 29, 2017
This family friendly special event train will feature Durango locals and Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering entertainers in the spirit of true western entertainment.

PEANUTS™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express

October 7, 2017
This fall, enjoy a fun Halloween adventure for the whole family with the Pumpkin Patch Express! Ride the Durango & Silverton Train to the pumpkin patch to pick your own perfect pumpkin. Meet with famous Peanuts™ characters like Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and Lucy! If you would like to be added to our "call list" when tickets are available, call us at 866-675-6900.