Are you ready for a day full of water activities, a crazy river parade, and a retro rodeo? Well then be sure not to miss out on the annual Animas River Days in Durango, happening each June.
The annual event that started in 1985 will happen once again from Friday thru Sunday, June 2nd to 4th, 2023 at Durango’s Whitewater Park. Watch skilled individuals and teams compete in kayaking, surf competitions, boater cross, and raft sprints. At the end of the contest, there will be a river parade and a retro rodeo for all the participants so they can chill out and have a good time.
Expect talented teams from Badfish, Liquid Logic, Jackson Kayak, Pyranha, Red Bull, Hala, and SOL in the professional category.
There’s a River Parade Viewing Party held from 4:30-6:30pm at Santa Rita Park on Saturday night. Due to very limited parking, it’s recommended you use the Durango Transit Center’s parking lot at 250 West 8th Street and take a free shuttle to the park. There’s a live DJ to aid in the costumed festivities.
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Address: Santa Rita Park, Durango, CO 81301
Date: Friday – Sunday | June 2 – 4, 2023