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Celebrate 50 Years of Skiing at Purgatory Resort this Weekend

Scott DW Smith, Purgatory Resort Scott DW Smith, Purgatory Resort

Purgatory Resort is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend, featuring four days of festivities including lodging and lift ticket discounts, live music, fireworks and more.

Lodging & Lift Tickets

Guests who book two nights of lodging and two days of lift tickets get the third free during Purgatory Resorts 50th Anniversary Weekend. Available February 3 9, 2016. See here for more information.


Friday, February 5 @ 5pm: The Goonies rock the plaza stage. This maybe the best 80s concert Durango has ever seen.

Saturday, February 6 @ 5pm: Rolling Stones tribute band Start Me Up will take you back to 1965 when it all began.

Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

Saturday, February 6 @ 6:30pm: Guests can enjoy the spectacular beauty of an amazing fireworks show during the concert intermission.

Time Capsule

Guests can be part of Purgatory’s historyby writingdown their favorite Purgatory memory and dropping it in the resort’s time capsule. The time capsule will be on display all weekend and at the end of the season, they’llbury it and open it in 2065.

Trivia Nights

Guests can test theirpop culture knowledge from the past five decades. Hoody’s will hosttwo nights of trivia, 50 questions each night corresponding to each of the 50 years between 1965 2015. Friday and Saturday in Hoodys @ 8pm and lots of prizes!

Super Bowl Party

What better occasion to watch Super Bowl 50 than at Purgatory’s 50th birthday party?On Sunday, Feb. 7, the resort is offering$50 lift tickets. Guests can enjoy a day of skiing and then watch the big game at one of three great viewing venues with fun, food and fantastic giveaways.

For more information about Purgatory’s anniversary celebration, visit