With an abundance of Durango, Colorado, events taking place throughout the year,there’s never a dull moment when you stay at the Leland House and Rochester Hotel! From the Secret Garden Concert, hosted right in our hotel’s beautiful gardens to exhilarating bike races and triathlons in Durango, there’s sure to be an event to peak anyone’s interests. Visit Durango for exciting events and unwind in our hotel’s comfortable guest rooms and suites after a busy day of thrills!
Host your next memorable event in the Rochester Hotel & Bar’s picturesque Secret Garden. Whether you are planninga wedding ceremony, celebrating a birthday, congratulating a colleague on a job well done or making the most of the holiday season, our hotel offers a convenient and comfortable setting to make your event unforgettable. The Rochester Secret Garden is a lush, beautiful and intimate setting for our summer concert series, special events and celebrations.
The garden is available from April to October with an outside bar, tables, chairs and two umbrellas. If your event is better suited indoors, the Rochester Lobby and Train Car can accommodate your event with both areas available year round.
Start planning your next unforgettable Durango, Colorado event at the Leland House and Rochester Hotel. To rent the Secret Garden, Rochester Lobby or Train Car, please fill out Request for Proposal form below or call us at 800-664-1920. We look forward to working with you to ensure your next event goes off without a hitch!
The Rochester Secret Garden Concert Series is organized to benefit our local nonprofit community and promote Durango's talented music scene. A different nonprofit will be featured each week and at the end of the series, all the proceeds will be pooled and distributed equally to the ten featured organizations. As the concerts are intended to support nonprofits, there will be a $10 cover charge at the gate. See you this summer!
Wednesday, June 27, 5-7pm
Traditional bluegrass trio
Wednesday, July 4, 5-7pm
Wednesday, July 11, 5-7pm
Durango Nature Studies
Lisa Blue Trio
50's-90's Radio Friendly Pop, Country, Jazz, Rock
Wednesday, July 18, 5-7pm
Women’s Resource Center
Music in the Mountains: Julius Quartet Chamber Music Ensemble in Residence
Wednesday, July 25, 5-7pm
J-Calvin’s Funk Express
Soul-Abducting Jazz Funk
Wednesday, August 1, 5-7pm
Durango Education Foundation
La La Bones
Wednesday, August 8, 5-7pm
Mountain Studies Institute
Roots, blues, funk, swing, bluegrass
Wednesday, August 15, 5-7pm
Durango Adult Education Center
The Durango Orquesta de Salsa
Wednesday, August 22, 5-7pm
La Plata Youth Services
Lawn Chair Kings
Wednesday, August 29, 5-7pm
Durango Arts Center
Six Dollar String Band
Colorado old-time string band music
Start planning your next trip to Durango, Colorado and browse our list of upcoming events below.
Durango Independent Film Festival – Movie lovers can’t miss this independent film festival, celebrating global, innovative and diverse films. February 28– March 4, 2018
Durango Wine Experience - Experience three delicious days of educational seminars, wine dinners and unique tastings featuring hundreds of wineries, artisan spirits and craft beers. May 3-5, 2018
Taste of Durango - The premier food festival and the best summer kick-off party in Durango, CO! Featuring local craft breweries, artisan cocktails, and countless samples of the world-class cuisine that Durango’s restaurants offer. May 20th, 2018 11am - 3pm
Iron Horse Bicycle Classic – Celebrate over 100 years of cycling in Durango! Race the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train to Silverton at this beloved Durango event. May 26 – 27, 2018
Men Who Grill - Summertime means grilling time, the 15th Annual Men Who Grill event will take over Buckley Park for a day of feasting and fun. June 9th, 2018 11am - 2:30pm
Music in the Mountains – An engaging summer classical music festival and conservatory in the scenic Durango Mountains. July 7th - 29th, 2018
Start planning your trip to Durango, Colorado for the year of 2018! Check out the calendar list of upcoming events below. Be sure not to miss our Summer Concert Series, which supports local not-for-profits!