If you’re looking for some fun and you like to gamble, there are two nearby casinos in Colorado, each with their own unique and exciting qualities. Sky Ute Lodge and Casino, the closer of the two, is only 20 minutes south of Durango. The Ute Mountain Casino is located just about an hour from Durango, CO.
Durango Arts Center
The Durango Arts Center is a nonprofit, community-based arts organization dedicated to advancing the visual and cultural arts for the enrichment of the individual and the community. For artists traveling to Durango, visiting the DAC is one of the best Durango activities around. View More Details
Durango loves live music. Frequent performances throughout the year at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College offer many outlets for musicians and their fans. Intimacy is what you’ll find from any seat in the house. Even the back row of the balcony is only 89 feet from the stage. You’ll leave the performance wanting to return.
Located next to the Historic Strater Hotel at 7th St. and Main Ave. in historic Downtown Durango, Colorado, the world famous Diamond Circle Melodrama is a wonderful excursion back in time and one of the best Durango activities, to a bygone era of heroines, villains, and oh yes, the hero too.
Independent and Art House Films
The Abbey Theatre in Durango, CO is a small, independent theater that features an eclectic blend of the best entertainment available in the Four Corners region and Nationally. The theatre operates as both a state of the art cinema, featuring primarily “art house” films; and an intimate live concert venue attracting national and regional acts.