Winterfest

Start Date:
January 24, 2020
End Date:
January 26, 2020
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Winterfest brought to you by The Pagosa Springs Area Chamber of Commerce. This is an activity-packed weekend for the whole family here in Pagosa! The Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascensions, Sled Races, Cross Country Ski Clinic, Fat Bike Race, BB Gun Biathlon, the ever popular Penguin Plunge, and much more!
 
FRIDAY:
44th Annual Chamber Winterfest Gala & Community Awards – Location PLPOA Clubhouse 6-9pm
Tim Sullivan Band ~ Entertainment ~ Dance the night away!
Everyone is welcome to attend this fun-filled night! Meet the new 2020 Chamber Board Members.
Come celebrate the winners of The Community Awards. Enjoy some delicious culinary fare, wine toss & prizes, candy bar & cash bar.
Our Culinary Catering will be by Carolyn St. Clair, owner of Jersey Lily’s
A delicious pasta bar, gluten-free options, salad bar, heavy hor’dourves and more…
 
SATURDAY:
Chamber sponsored Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascension–8:00am Uptown in the Pagosa Lakes Area
Uptown Pagosa Springs. Enjoy the spectacular winter view as balloons fill the sky.
Balloon Rally Meister – Austin Marchand
Rocky Mountain Balloon Adventure’s
Application Winterfest Pilot 2020
We have 19 balloonists so far!
 
Pilot Breakfast Sponsor ~ Pagosa Brewing Company
Pagosa Mountain Sports  Sponsored Fat Bike Fun Race – 8:45am – 11am
Benefits DUST2
 
16K, 8K, KidK  Yamaguchi park
 
Skijor Pagosa– Hot Springs Blvd – 10-4 pm (both Sat & Sun)
Skijor Pagosa is an adventure competition where horse and rider pull a skier or snowboarder as fast as possible through an obstacle course of jumps, gates and rings. Skijoring combines Pagosa Country finest skiing heritage with its cowboy roots a fast and furious spectator’s event. Participants compete for cash and prizes based on the fastest times. Pre-registration coming soon.
 
Pagosa Nortic Club – Learn to Cross Country Ski Clinic – 10am – 12pm at Cloman Park
This introductory clinic is great for never-evers, beginners and intermediate level X-C skiers. Learn skate ski and classic cross-country ski basics from some of Pagosa Springs’ best skiers. Come learn how to make these outdoor winter activities even more enjoyable. Bring your ski gear; skate skis or classic kick and glide. All local ski shops rent cross-country ski gear and offer special rental discounts for these clinics- just mention your are attending the clinic.
 
The Lost Cajun – 5th Annual Barkus Parade – 11am at Town Park  Proceeds benefit the Humane Society
The Lost Cajun is hosting this event as a benefit for the Humane Society of Pagosa Springs.  Bring your costumed pet and parade with us! Prizes for best costumes!
Participants are asked to make a small donation (suggested $10) to the Humane Society and they receive a free cup of gumbo at The Lost Cajun in return.
 
11th Annual Penguin Plunge – Registration 12pm, Plunge 1pm San Juan River Walk 
 
Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascension – 8:00am Uptown in the Pagosa Lakes Area
Sponsored by the Chamber. 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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