Winterfest Weekend 2018

Winterfest 2018 The Pagosa Springs Chamber’s Winterfest Event is an activity-packed weekend for the whole family here in Pagosa! Come join the fun! All Events Are Weather Contingent!


Saturday, February 3rd

Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascension

8:00am. Downtown Pagosa Springs by the San Juan River. Enjoy the spectacular winter view as balloons fill the sky.


3rd Annual Barkus Parade

Get out your creativity and join the Lost Cajun for the 3rd Annual Barkus Parade at Town Park at 11am.


BB Gun Biathlon

Pagosa Nordic Club will offer a 16km/6km/KidK biathlon at Falls Creek with Red Ryder BB guns. No shooting experience needed. Great fun for all ages! The event is a freestyle ski event in which participants can either classic X-C ski or Skate Ski. You may sign up for the citizens 6K course or the competitive 16K course. The KidK will be determined based on the kids that enter.


Bike Demo

Yamaguchi Park from 11am-12pm. We will be offering fatbikes and full suspension bikes to demo for a $10 donation (includes a crepe too!). All proceeds to benefit DUST2. We will also be doing the crepe/coffee brunch for a suggested donation of $5 for those that just want to hang out and support a good cause.

9th Annual Penguin Plunge

Watch brave souls plunge into the San Juan River to benefit local charities, while enjoying the view from the San Juan River WalkPre-Registration: 12:00pm, Plunge: 1:00pm. Location: Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center, 105 Hot Springs Blvd.

Sledz on Rez

Build it. Ride it. Wreck it. It’s on! Dirt. Mud. Snow. Apocalypse. Build accordingly. This exciting sled ride, sponsored by the YPOPS (Young Professionals of Pagosa Springs), will be held at Reservoir Hill. Registration/Check in will begin at 2:00pm, and the ride begins at 2:30pm. $10 registration fee. Prizes for Best of Show, Best Wreck & Best Team.


Free Skate Night & Balloon Glow

Pagosa Multi-Purpose Pavilion is offering free ice skating from 5pm-8pm. Balloon Glow at 6pm. If you need skates they can be rented for $5.

Sunday, February 4th

Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascension

8:00am. Once again, see the balloons fill the winter sky, this time over the Pagosa Lakes area. Grab a cup of coffee or cocoa, and come enjoy the spectacular view!





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