The Ultimate Guide to New Year's Eve in Durango
It’s that time of year again to say goodbye to the year of 2022. We hope you made the best of it! As far as ringing in the new year, no one knows how to do it better than Durango, CO does. If you plan on skiing in some fresh powder up at Purgatory this weekend, or you are in search of the many spectacular New Year’s Eve celebrations happening around town, then keep on reading– we’ve got you covered. Let’s bring the year of 2023 in with a BANG and toast to having the best year ever in our beautiful little mountain town. As always, be sure to like and follow us on Facebook and Instagram and use our hashtag, #dodurango, to be featured on our page! We would love to see what the perfect NYE 2023 celebration in Durango looks like to YOU.
SATURDAY 4PM - 12AM
A great way to mix your traditional plans up this year! Check out the New Years Eve Bash and grand opening of the new Ciderworks establishment in Durango. EsoTerra is ringing in the New Year with a full blown Grand Opening Bash! Taste samples of the new menu, compete in a glitter and sequins contest for prizes, and dance the night away with DJ Monk!!! Cider toast provided at midnight! Get that glitter, and stack those sequins and we will see you there!
SATURDAY 2PM - 12:30AM
Ring in the New Year with Sky Ute! Dress in your finest 1920s attire and hit the Casino floor for your chance to start the New Year with some cold, hard cash! Join us from 2PM-11PM for hourly hot seat drawings. Lucky winners will instantly win $2,023 in cash! That's not all- At 12:23AM, one lucky Grand Prize winner will take home $20,000 in cash! Aces Club members can earn one Grand Prize drawing entry ticket for every 25 points they earn on the slots all day. Celebrate the Roaring 20s New Year with Sky Ute! Aces Club members must be actively playing slot machines with their Aces Club card properly inserted during the promotional period to be eligible to win. Must be present to win for all drawings, including both the Hot Seat drawings and the Grand Prize drawing. Prizes are non-transferable. Sky Ute Casino Resort reserves the right to modify or cancel promotions at any time without notice. Must be 21 or older to enter the casino. Rules apply. See Aces Club for details.
SATURDAY AT 6PM
"Oh what are you doing New Year's, New Year's Eve?" Why not join us for a very special New Year's Eve dinner at PRIMI? Unlike our usual fast-casual setting, we will be providing a fine-dining experience for a limited number of guests (the table is yours all evening). Enjoy 5 courses prepared by Chefs David Stewart and Casey Mattson, paired with top tier Sommelier selected wines. Find out more details and reserve your spot on our website.
SATURDAY AT 6PM
Join us for festive music, seasonal drinks, and other fun holiday activities as you watch the annual torchlight parade and fireworks display. Ski instructors and mountain patrollers put on a light show as they ski down the slopes to the base area with bright torches. Then, an impressive fireworks display lights up the night sky over a snow-covered mountain.
SATURDAY AT 9:30PM
Animas City Theatre Presents - New Years Eve Disco Party - DJ Matteo all Vinyl Set - Complimentary Champagne Toast at Midnight - Prizes for best costume - Dance off Contest
SATURDAY AT 9:30PM
RSVP Only! Join us for DJ music, dancing, casino night, champagne, balloon drop, raffle and random prizes! $50 - rsvp only! Deadline to get your tickets is 12/26!
SATURDAY AT 10PM
Carver's will be hosting a quick and simple New Years Toast on the earlier side. Come join us for an East Coast Toast - enjoy complimentary glass of champagne and New Years Toast!
SATURDAY FROM 8PM - 12:15AM
Join us for our New Year's Eve Celebration with live music provided by Wild Country Band! We will have drink and dinner specials as well as party favors! Save the date!
FOR THE MORNING AFTER:
El Moro Spirits & Tavern - Brunch - 9am-2pm
If you’re looking to switch up your morning with brunch, consider El Moro Spirits & Tavern. Their unique and fun menu will get you excited for the new year (or at least breakfast). We’d recommend any of their awesome benedict variations! And we’re just saying, eggs happen to be a great remedy for hangovers. Don’t forget to give the hash brown cake a try too!
Durango Diner - Breakfast - 6am-2pm
What the best way to start 2023? Well, a breakfast skillet smothered in local green chili is definitely not a bad way to go. Embrace the comfort of a warm diner breakfast with your close friends and family and start off the year with what really matters. Green Chili. Consider eating your breakfast at El Rancho Tavern. Durango Diner will bring your order over to you and that way you can enjoy a Bloody Mary with your french toast!