Open 7 days a week, 9 -4, May 1st through October 31st
Closed November 1st – April 30th
Dolores Chamber of Commerce Annual Spring Banquet and Chamber Awards 4th Saturday in April at the Dolores Community Center, doloreschamber.com
Dolores Visitor Center Opens for Season at 201 Railroad Avenue, 7 days a week, 9-4 through October 31
Dolores River Festival – Second Saturday in June– Annual event featuring LIVE MUSIC, arts, crafts, food vendors, kid’s activities, beer garden, free raft rides. Camping on-site, dog friendly. Festival kicks off with preparty the Friday evening prior at the Dolores River Brewery. Check doloresriverfestival.org for up-to-date event information. Joe Rowell Park, Dolores, Colorado. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dolores Farmers Market: June – October, Wednesdays, from 4 – 7 p.m. at Town Hall, Dolores. 882-7720
Durango Agility Dogs Agility Trials First Friday – Sunday in August:, Joe Rowell Park, Dolores (970) 247-8946
Escalante Days Second weekend in August. Biggest annual event in Dolores. Parades, vendors, Duck Race, Mountain Bike Race, Chain Saw & Arm Wrestling Competitions, live music, food, arts & crafts, and Galloping Goose Train activities. Flanders Park, Dolores doloreschamber.com
Dolores Rotary Club Escalante Days Mountain Bike Race Second weekend in August. Beginner, Sport, Expert and Endurance. Ride up to 50 miles of connected single-track alpine trails on the Boggy Draw Mountain Bike Trail system, located in the beautiful and scenic San Juan Mountains doloresrace.com
Hunting Season Begins in the San Juan Mountains Late August
Dolores Mountain Quilters Biennial Quilt Show, even years. Quilt Show, last full weekend in August. Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave, in downtown Dolores, CO. www.doloresmountainquilters.com
Dolores Chamber Orchard Harvest Festival 2nd Saturday in October, 10 – 4, with Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project. Food, fun, vendors, beer booth, live music, apple tasting, apple cider press, hard cider tasting. Flanders Park, Dolores Colorado doloreschamber.com and montezumaorchard.org
Dolores Visitor Center closes for the winter November 1st – reopens May 1. The Dolores Public Library will serve visitors with local information and brochures through the winter.
Dolores ‘Cross (cyclocross) at Joe Rowell Park! 1st Saturday in November. Southwest Colorado Cycling Association www.swcocycling.com
Dolores Dollars Shop Local Promotion begins on Saturday after Thanksgiving, spend $10 or more at any participating merchant and receive an entry to win Dolores Dollars! Runs through third Saturday in December.
Boggy Draw Mountain Bike Trail System Snowbike Grooming begins when snow pack permits, Southwest Colorado Cycling Association www.swcocycling.com
Annual Dolores Community Center Christmas Bazaar – 1st Saturday in December, Dolores Community Center. One of the biggest and best seasonal craft fairs in the county!
Dolores River Brewery Holiday Arts & Crafts Show 1st or 2nd week in December, check web site: doloresriverbrewery.com
Christmas in Dolores at the Galloping Goose #5 Train Station and Museum – 2nd Saturday in December. Santa, live music, treat bags for kids, tree lighting and bonfire www.gallopinggoose5.org
Dolores Community Holiday Lighting Displays – All December long, holiday lighting contest, check out the beautiful lights on the mountain overlooking the town of Dolores