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Snowdown is Durango's Annual City-Wide Fundraiser, filled with fun, costumes, contests, fashion, follies and more!

SNOWDOWN DURANGO INC
111 S CAMINO DEL RIO
DURANGO, CO 81301

Snowdown Durango Events

Jan 29

Snowdown 2023 I PARADE ENTRY FORM

Parade Entry Form
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Time: All Day Event
Date: Monday January 9, 2023 through Friday February 3, 2023
Location: SNOWDOWN DURANGO INC
Address: 111 S CAMINO DEL RIO, DURANGO, CO, 81301
Category: Festival
Online parade entry form! Complete the entry form and pay all in one place

Register HERE!

Jan 30

Snowdown 2023 | SNOWDOWN'S "THE SEARCH FOR THE SILVER BULLET"

Snowdown 2023
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Time: All Day Event
Date: Monday January 30, 2023 through Sunday February 5, 2023
Location: SNOWDOWN DURANGO INC
Address: 111 S CAMINO DEL RIO, DURANGO, CO, 81301
Price: FREE contestant entry / a 21+ competition
Category: Festival
Tis’ the 24th year and we challenge all thee loyal subjects of the
SNOWDOWN realm to find the “Silver Bullet!” somewh're out there
amongst the cliffs and canyons, mountains and meadows of La Plata
County, the Silver Bullet shall be’est hidden. Findeth the Silver Bullet
bef ’re anyone else and bee’st the winner of $250 cash, glory and other
wonderful prizes! Listen to KIQX Radio 101.3 & KRSJ Radio 100.5 ev’ry
day starting Monday Jan 30, for clues to be released to help thee searcheth.
Thee must be’eth creative and cunning in thy solution of these clues to
find this illusive Silver Bullet and claim your veritable plethora of prizes.
Take heed, there is no second place in this contest…th’re is only one Silver
Bullet! Registration is not required but thee must be 21+ to win.

Event Coordinator: Ward Holmes 970-259-4444

Entry Cost: FREE
Prizes: Bounty! Bragging rights! Treasure!
Feb 3

Snowdown 2023 | ANNUAL SNOWDOWN LIGHT PARADE

Snowdown 2023 | Light Parade
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Time: 6:00 pm
Date: Friday February 3, 2023
Location: SNOWDOWN DURANGO INC
Address: 111 S CAMINO DEL RIO, DURANGO, CO, 81301
Price: FREE / ALL ages welcome!
Category: Festival
Hosted by Purgatory Resort. Let there be light Durango! It’s Durango’s
only nighttime light parade where light emblazoned floats create a
dazzling delight in Durango’s most spectacular procession along Main
Avenue. Anyone who is anyone comes out to see the lads and lasses and
maids and maidens display their timeless creativity on lighted floats.
Come get lit with us and share in the revelry while floats compete for
trophies in 10 categories with special emphasis on lights and theme.

Don't forget to bring your best renaissance costume - enjoy the parade!

Event Coordinator: Chip Lile 970-749-1816 or parade@snowdown.org

(Parade Contestant) Entry Cost: $100 per entry
Entry Deadline: 5 PM FRIDAY Feb 3rd or when parade roster is full
Entry forms available online at SNOWDOWN.ORG
Prizes: Many divisions, awards to follow parade
Feb 4

Snowdown 2023 | OUTLAW JOSIE PETE"S GOLF TOURNAMENT

Golf Tourney
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Time: 11:30 am
Date: Saturday February 4, 2023
Location: SNOWDOWN DURANGO INC
Address: 111 S CAMINO DEL RIO, DURANGO, CO, 81301
Price: $80 per 4-person team / a 21+ competition
Category: Festival
Bringeth you a rod and bold balls with friendly foursome for this
SNOWDOWN favorite! Each hole is located in a different downtown
establishment. Meet at 11:30 AM at the Elks Lodge ballroom wearing your
most Shakespearean attire to pick up your scorecard. You tee off at 12
NOON with your own putter and golf ball. If thoust be’st without a team,
come and cheer on the motley crews at the following fine establishments;
Gazpacho’s, 2nd Ave Deli, The Roost, Cuckoos, Diamond Belle Saloon,
Balcony Bar and Grill, Father’s Daughters Pizza, The Garage, Fired Up
Pizza, Starlight Lounge, El Rancho, Olde Tymers Café, Carvers Brewing
Co, Taco Libre, Ernie’s 11th St Station, Durango Craft Spirits, The Elks
Lodge, Lola’s Place, Seasons and Hermosa Coffee. Must be 21+.

Event Coordinator: Doug Lyon, dwlyon@hotmail.com 970-560-1753

Entry Cost: $80 per 4 person team
Event Deadline: Entry forms must be postmarked or dropped off
at the address shown on the entry form by Friday, Jan 6. Entry
forms at www.snowdown.org Prizes!

More Info HERE

Feb 4

Snowdown 2023 | SNOWDOWN FOLLIES

Snowdown 2023 | FOLLIES
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Time: 7:00 pm
Date: Saturday February 4, 2023
Location: SNOWDOWN DURANGO INC
Address: 111 S CAMINO DEL RIO, DURANGO, CO, 81301
Price: Event entry $25 / Must be 18+ to enter
Category: Festival
What light through yonder window breaks? Tis the SNOWDOWN Follies
- returning for the 40th year of entertainment with your favorite bards,
showbiz personalities and local commentary. This notoriously irreverent
event has a cash bar and performs both weekends of SNOWDOWN to
allow as many people as possible to experience the fun and laughter the SNOWDOWN Follies provides! Ticket purchases limited to four per
person. The show is performed by an all-volunteer cast and crew. Secret
box office is Saturday, Jan 14 at 6 AM. Radio stations KIQX, KRSJ and
KIUP will announce over the air the clues to the secret locations where
SNOWDOWN Follies enthusiasts can line up to obtain coupons for the
purchase of SNOWDOWN Follies tickets at the Elk's Lodge, (9th St
entrance). Also, there is a ticket marketplace at the Bank of the San Juans,
144 E 8th. The highest bidder will be able to purchase 12 tickets (sold in
lots of 4). Bidding begins Tuesday, Jan 17 and continues for 4 days. If not
sold out, bidding will extend to Jan 30. Bids will be received in person only
at 144 E 8th St. No telephone calls.This is adult entertainment. Visit www.
snowdownfollies.org for complete details. Must be 18+.

Event Coordinator: Janalee Hogan - snowdownfollies@gmail.com

Entry Cost: $25