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Sleep & Supper

Melissa Childs
Owner and Chef
P.O. Box 489
Silverton, CO 81433


Silverton, Colorado boasts some of the finest mountain scenery and some of the friendliest folks on earth.  Check out our own "Sleep and Supper" accommodations by clicking here.  To learn more about what Silverton has to offer, visit our Chamber of Commerce website at www.silvertoncolorado.com or click here to learn more about events & activities.

Local Events and Activities

Click here to visit the Silverton Chamber of Commerce Website for calendar and information.

Shopping & Dining:  The streets of Silverton are a great place to while away the day browsing through the shops and dining in our of our fine restaurants.  Offerings cover the spectrum including jewelry, clothing, gifts, fine art, crafts, t-shirts, and much more.  (Many shops and restaurants are open year-round)


Outdoor Recreation:  The opportunities in San Juan County are endless during any time of the year.  Visitors enjoy jeeping, hiking, biking, walking, fishing, skiing, snowshoeing, ATVing, and much more.   


The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railway:  Spend the day riding one of the most famous and scenic historic steam trains in America.  The train curves its way through the Animas River canyon, and runs daily between May and October.    Visit our packages page for information on on incorporating a train ride into your Silverton visit

June:  Step Back In Time Victorian Celebration: :  A well-loved weekend filled with events celebrating Silverton's Victorian Heritage.  Including dances, a fashion show, parade, ice cream social, and more.  (Early June)


June: The Silverton Jamboree:  This annual folk music festival is a favorite of music lovers all over the west.  Drawing an impressive lineup of musicians, the show lasts for three days and features a songwriting contest, food and craft vendors and more. (Late June)


July:  Silverton's 4th of July Celebration:  There's nothing like it!  The biggest fireworks display on the western slope of Colorado and a weekend filled with events such as a Rhubarb Festival, parade and firefighter water fight.


July:  Brass Band Festival and Concerts:  Silverton is home to a nationally recognized brass band festival which draws musicians from all over the nation.  Our own local brass band plays weekly concerts throughout the summer on Sunday evenings at 6pm.  (mid-July)

Skiing:  Silverton is conveniently located near three ski areas and two cat ski operations.  Silverton Mountain is known for its extreme terrain and guided adventures (7 miles).  Durango Mountain Resort is a full service family ski resort (20 miles).  Kendall Mountain Ski Area is owned and operated by the Town of Silverton and offers a rope tow lift to access terrain.  Excellent for family skiing and beginners.


  • A Theatre Group-delightful community theater in the historic Miners Union Theatre
  • Ghost Towns - take your pick, all within a short drive of town
  • Hardrockers Holidays - a mining competition and celebration
  • Iron Horse Bicycle Classic - a competitive bicycle race from Durango to Silverton
  • Kendall Mountain Run - a competitive foot race to the peak of Kendall Mountain
  • Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour - a competitive bicycle race from Durango to Silverton
  • Mayflower Mill Tour - a part of the Historical Society's holdings in Silverton, tours


    • Silverton Mountain - Colorado's newest and most advanced ski area
    • Purgatory/Durango Mountain Resort Ski Area A family ski resort 20 miles south
    • Kendall Mountain Ski Area 970-387-5522 A small but fun ski area right in town
    • Snowmobile Tours  970-387-5512 From the top of Molas Pass and more
    • Snow-Shoe Rentals 970-387-5527 Enjoy the scenery and get exercise too!
    • Cat Skiing:  San Juan Ski Company and Diablo Ski Guides can show you the backcountry for skiing and snowboarding adventures.