SUNDAY, JUNE 16 - Final Day - RIDE LIKE A PRO Class 5 / Departure Day 

Farewell breakfast for most and we depart for home.

8 am:  RIDE LIKE A PRO Class 5 4-hour class to be held in the west parking lot of the Sky Ute Casino Resort.  Space will be limited so sign up early.  Note:  Each of the five classes covers the same instructions.  

Safe travels home and we hope to see you all again for Durango Rendezvous V - June 8-14, 2020!


Ride Options and Disclaimer:   Due to the number of motorcycles expected there will be several different suggested area rides for everyone to consider either with your group or on your own.  The suggested rides are described on the RIDES tab above, and will also be discussed during the Monday night check-in and during the Thursday Night Banquet Dinner.  Everyone is expected and required to have the proper license, insurance, skills, and knowledge to safely operate a motorcycle.  The Durango Rendezvous events and the suggested rides are not required of anyone and everyone who attends, participates or rides does so by their own choice.  By attending you understand and agree that you are responsible for your own actions that may affect you or others.      

This Schedule of Events is subject to change as we get closer to June 10 due to new event and Sponsor additions, and due to unforeseen situations, road conditions, or weather that may be beyond our control.  Always bring adequate riding / rain gear.  We will do our best to keep all informed. 

Tickets are required for all listed events, some are free and some require purchase on this website or via a link to a sponsoring partner.  All sales of merchandise and tickets are non-refundable after May 1.

​TUESDAY, JUNE 11 - Optional Day Rides / Steam Locomotive Train Ride / White-Water Rafting

8 am:  Ride Options - This is an opportunity to get out and enjoy the many scenic rides around the Durango area that include; the Million Dollar Highway, San Juan Skyway "The Swiss Alps of America", Four Corners, Mesa Verde, Vallecito Lake, Chimney Rock, Pagosa Springs, Chama, Navajo Lake, and many more.  Many of these rides can literally take all day, some are half-day, but this is what you come here for!  Information about area rides are on this website and these will be discussed on Monday and Thursday night during social receptions. 

8 am: Steam Locomotive Train and White-Water Rafting - These two events are a "Must Do" while in Durango.  Due to all of the scheduled events of the week we highly recommend this day for riding the train or river rafting as both events can take all day.  Half-day train and rafting trips are also available. Tickets are available during our event, however we suggest purchasing these well BEFORE June because this will be the beginning of the tourist season and tickets go fast! 

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Purchase Train Tickets: www.durangotrain.com or call 970-247-2733 

Mild 2 Wild White-Water Rafting or Jeep Tour

Purchase Rafting Tickets: https://reservations.mild2wildrafting.com/reserve/tt3-lower-animas-half-day-s or call 970-247-4789

7 pm - 11 pm  Slot Tournament at the Sky Ute Casino Resort - While at the casino taking in all of the exciting things going on, do you feel lucky?  Well, do ya?  Then step right up!  The Slot Tournament will be capped at the first 60 who sign  up and there will be no entry fees.  First Prize will be a FREE 5 night hotel stay during Durango Rendezvous V - June 8-14, 2020, the Second Place Prize will be $250 in Sky Ute Loot, and the Third Place Prize will be $100 in Sky Ute Loot.  Somebody is going to WIN BIG so it might as well be YOU!!     


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12 - Wines of the San Juan Ride / Day Rides / Bar D Chuckwagon

9 am - 2 pm:  Wines of the San Juan Ride - Depart Sky Ute Resort at 9 am for a ride to Wines of the San Juan vineyards which is just over the state line in New Mexico (50 minutes from Sky Ute Resort).  Ride Captains will lead small groups based on number going from the Sky Ute and/or people can ride in their own groups or on their own.  Photo option at Navajo Dam overlook!  Estimated arrival at WSJ is 10:30 - 11 am.  WSJ will have for purchase, brats, burgers, soft drinks, their famous award winning wines, New Mexico craft beers, and live music from 11 am to 2 pm.  Two scenic routes are available back to Colorado or to other destinations of your choice for the afternoon.

5:30 pm:  Bar D Chuckwagon Dinner and Show  - The Bar D Wranglers will perform their Old West country music and comedy stage show which includes a full cowboy dinner.  Dinner show starts at 7:30 pm sharp however we request everyone to arrive no later than 6:30 pm to get parked and take advantage of the old west shops on site.  Located about 20 minutes north of Durango, the roads and parking lot are paved and we will have secure designated motorcycle parking.  We will have group seating for those who purchase tickets in advance on our website.  Tickets will be available at the door unless they sell out.   The show will end around 9:30 pm. 

MONDAY, JUNE 10 - Welcome Riders Reception & Social Evening:

Travel and arrival day for many.  Check in to your rooms, unpack, relax, and get ready to have FUN!

3 pm - 10 pm:  Welcome Reception / Event Bag Pick-up for Pre-Registered Guests - Sky Ute Casino Resort​The Sky Ute Casino Resort is where each Pre-Registered Guest will pick up their Special Event Bag with their name on it during the Monday night Reception / Movie Night.  Each bag will contain the items you ordered on the website.  If you are arriving later or are not staying at the Sky Ute Casino Resort you must pick up your Event Bag at WILL CALL at the Sky Ute Casino Resort before attending ANY of the scheduled events.                                                         

6 - 10 pm:  Social Reception / Rides Information / Movie Night - You are invited to join us at the Events Center to meet returning friends, welcome new riders, view raffle items and motorcycle products on display, meet our Thursday banquet guest speaker, and enjoy a popular movie which will start at 8 pm.  Burgers, pizza, snacks, popcorn, etc. will be available for purchase along with a cash bar sponsored by Coors and Jack Daniels.  Event Staff volunteers will be available all evening to discuss the many area rides, scheduled events of the week, and what else you can do and see while in Durango and the Four Corners area.  We will also have tickets for sale for RIDE LIKE A PRO classes, the Durango & Silverton steam locomotive train trip, white-water rafting trips, and Raffle Tickets can be purchased.
                                          

SATURDAY, JUNE 15 - RIDE LIKE A PRO Class 3 & 4 / Indian Motor Works / Rides / Car Show :

8 am:  RIDE LIKE A PRO Class 3  4-hour class to be held in the west parking lot of the Sky Ute Casino Resort.  Space will be limited so sign up early.  Note:  Each of the five classes covers the same instructions.

8 am:  All Day Classic Car Show - The Durango Old Car Club and Motor Expo will have over a hundred vintage, classic, and custom cars on display in the southwest parking lot of the Sky Ute Casino Resort.    

8 am:  Ride Options  -  Million Dollar Highway, San Juan Skyway, Chama Loop, Vallecito Lake, Navajo Lake, Telluride, Ouray

10 am - 2 pm:  Indian Motor Works Open House / Vallecito Lake & Rusty Shovel Saloon / Billy Goat Saloon ​  Take a tour back in time at Indian Motor Works in Bayfield and see where vintage Indian Motorcycles have been meticulously restored by owner Jeff Grigsby for over 40 years.  This is an opportunity to see pristine examples of vintage Indian Motorcycles in a restoration shop that is not open to the public.  Just up the road from Indian Motor Works is the Rusty Shovel Saloon on Vallecito Lake (which looks like a smaller version of Lake Tahoe - a BEAUTIFUL ride).  The Rusty Shovel will have burgers, pulled-pork sandwiches, drinks, live music, t-shirts and merchandise for sale, and plenty of motorcycle parking!  And on Highway 160 in Gem Village on the way to or from Indian Motor Works, stop in at the Billy Goat Saloon for refreshments, great food, music, and Billy Goat t-shirts.  When back in Durango visit the new Rusty Shovel II Saloon located in the parking lot at the Durango Harley Davidson dealership.  

1 pm: RIDE LIKE A PRO Class 4  4-hour class to be held in the west parking lot of the Sky Ute Casino Resort.  Space will be limited so sign up early.  Note:  Each of the five classes covers the same instructions. 

8 pm:  Concert - GRAND FUNK RAILROAD "The American Band Tour 2019" - Sky Ute Events Center.

The first 150 tickets sold to Durango Rendezvous Registered guests will be in a group seating area, up front near the stage.  We encourage everyone to have a little fun and dress 70's / 80's!!  Doors open at 7 pm.

2019 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

​​​ONCE YOU REVIEW THE SCHEDULE BELOW, GO TO THE REGISTRATIONS TAB, COMPLETE THE FORM THEN "SUBMIT" IT.  THIS WILL TAKE YOU TO THE NEXT PAGE WHERE YOU CAN PURCHASE TICKETS.  AFTER MAKING YOUR SELECTIONS AND ADDING ITEMS TO YOUR CART, THE NEXT STEP IS PAYMENT.  All PURCHASED ITEMS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT FOR YOU TO PICK UP ON MONDAY NIGHT OR AT WILL CALL THEREAFTER. 

STAY TUNED TO THIS WEBSITE AND OUR FACEBOOK PAGE "DURANGO BIKE WEEK RENDEZVOUS" FOR THE LASTEST UPDATES!    

CONCERT NEWS!  GRAND FUNK RAILROAD!!  SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2019 - SKY UTE EVENTS CENTER!!

FRIDAY, JUNE 14 - RIDE LIKE A PRO Class 1 & 2 / Long Ride Day / Cosmic Bowling:

8 am:  RIDE LIKE A PRO Class 1  4-hour class to be held in the west parking lot of the Sky Ute Casino Resort.  Space will be limited so sign up early.  Note:  Each of the five classes covers the same instructions.  

8 am:  Ride Options - This is our "Long Ride Day" to enjoy the many scenic rides that include; the Million Dollar Highway, San Juan Skyway "The Swiss Alps of America", Four Corners, Mesa Verde, Vallecito Lake, Chimney Rock, Pagosa Springs, Chama, Navajo Lake, and many more.  Many of these rides can literally take all day, some are half-day, but this is what you come here for!  All rides are on this website and are discussed by our Event Staff on Monday night during the Reception and during the Thursday Banquet Dinner.

1 pm:  RIDE LIKE A PRO Class 2  4-hour class to be held in the west parking lot of the Sky Ute Casino Resort.  Space will be limited so sign up early.  Note:  Each of the five classes covers the same instructions.

8 pm:  Cosmic Bowling - ​The Sky Ute Resort Bowling Alley will be lit up with Black Lights!  Although high scores are impressive, all bowlers are encouraged to wear wild costumes (optional of course) for fun and laughter.  A prize will be awarded to the Best Dressed Costumed Bowler so get creative!  Burgers, pizza, and drinks are available for purchase in the Sky Ute Bowling Lanes.

THURSDAY, JUNE 13 - Rides / Steam Locomotive Train / Rafting / Banquet Dinner & Show 

8 am:  Rides and Outdoor Adventures - To soak up some Rocky Mountain air on twisty roads there are many half and three-quarter day rides to consider on our Rides tab.  If riding the steam locomotive train or white-water rafting we highly recommend half-day trips on the train or rafting because you do not want to be late for the Banquet Dinner & Show which starts at 5 pm.  We suggest purchasing these tickets well BEFORE June because this will be the beginning of the tourist season and tickets go fast!

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Purchase Train tickets:  www.durangotrain.com or call 970-247-2733

Mild 2 Wild White-Water Rafting or Jeep Tour

Purchase Rafting Tickets: https://reservations.mild2wildrafting.com/reserve/tt3-lower-animas-half-day-s or call 970-247-4789

5 - 10 pm:  Annual Banquet Dinner & ShowThe Sky Ute Events Center doors open at 5 pm for the Cocktail Reception followed by the Annual Banquet Dinner at 6:30 pm.  Cash bar is sponsored by Coors and Jack Daniels. This is your chance to meet many riders from all over the country and enjoy a fun-filled evening  that will start off with a traditional Southern Ute Indian Performance Dance to welcome us followed by our Guest Speaker, Felix "Jersey" Claudio, who is a Douglas County Deputy Sheriff motorcycle training officer and "RIDE LIKE A PRO" instructor.  Jersey will provide us with an eye-opening and very entertaining presentation about what he has seen in his 30-year experience as a motorcycle officer in New Jersey and Colorado.  He is outgoing, funny, and serious all at the same time and you will appreciate what he has to say about your safety on a motorcycle.  During the evening we will present some Recognition Awards, and we will be hosting a Raffle of great sponsor gifts and prizes including an auction for a 116 ci. Indian Motorcycle Big Bore Kit.  Must be present to win.  The 116 Big Bore kit includes FREE installation labor as long as the winner has the kit installed at Indian Motorcycle of the Rockies located in Littleton, Colorado within one (1) year of winning.  Should the winner wish to have the installation done elsewhere, the Big Bore kit will be shipped to the winner and the winner will be solely responsible for the labor at their preferred location.  Raffle and Auction proceeds will benefit the Gary Sinise Foundation.