Frequently Asked Questions
La Plata County Fairgrounds
Address: La Plata County Fairgrounds & Events Center 2500 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
What is taking place at the La Plata County Fairgrounds?
The fairgrounds will act as the central location for the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally! Camping, vendors, stunt shows, races, parties, and more will all be taking place here!
Are colors allowed?
Yes, all are welcome!
Please note that due to recent events, we will have increased security present. Each location of the rally will have 24 hour security Thursday through Monday. We are working with local law enforcement to ensure the Rally is as safe and fun as possible!
Is there parking?
Yes! There is tons of availability for motorcycle parking at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. Cars will be directed to park next door at Durango High School, with the exception of accessible parking available on-site.
What are the campground rules?
- Campground Quiet Time from 10pm - 7am
- Rules enforced by Local / Federal Law Enforcement & 24 hour security team
- No fires, barbecues, camp stoves, or cooking allowed on the field.
- No Pets
- Must be 18+
- Stakes longer than 6 inches are not permitted
- Place trash in trash cans. Do not pour liquid waste in the camping area.
- Be respectful of neighboring campers and nearby family homes. No conduct shall be allowed that is illegal, indecent, obscene, or immoral.
When can we check-in to the campgrounds? When is check-out?
Campground gates open at 3PM on Thursday, August 31, 2023
All campers must leave the property by 11AM on Monday, September 4, 2023.
Are there bathrooms and showers?
There will be plenty of porta-potties, which will be maintained each day. Shower facilities will also be available.
Will there be food/drinks available at the fairgrounds?
Yes! There will be multiple food trucks available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
The bars will serve both non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages.
Where do campers park?
There will be on-site parking for motorcycles along the side of the field. This lot will be for campers only-- bikes will be tagged.
Are kids allowed in the campground?
You must be 18+ to stay overnight at the campground.
Children are invited to attend the daytime activities at the fairgrounds, but are not permitted in the camping area or at the nightly after parties (21+).
I only want to camp for one or two nights. Do I need to pay the full amount?
Each space is reserved for the duration of Rally weekend. Whether you camp for one night or four nights, you must pay the full fee.
What will the weather be like?
The average high is in the mid to high-70s and the average low is in the mid to high-40s.
What should I bring?
- As there are no electrical hook-ups, we recommend packing a portable battery pack (extra points if it is solar powered!)
- Waterproof tent (rain is possible)
- Sleeping bag
- Rain gear (especially if you plan on riding the Million Dollar Hwy)
- A good attitude :)
Where is the nearest grocery store to the campground?
There is a mini mart right across the street and a City Market about a half mile down Main Ave.
There are TONS of restaurants within walking distance of the Fairgrounds, as well!
What is the Drag Specialties "Drag Strip"?
Some of the motorcycle industry's BIGGEST parts and accessories manufacturers will be at Durango Harley-Davidson Labor Day Weekend!
Not only can you shop your favorite brands, you can rely on the skilled service technicians at Durango Harley-Davidson to install your new parts and accessories all weekend long!
Is there food available at the dealership?
There will be multiple food trucks, including a coffee vendor, available throughout the weekend. The restaurant located in the parking lot is now The Goose and will be open and serving delicious food. A rally bar will be located amongst the food trucks on the grass.
Will there be any bike shows at Durango Harley-Davidson?
Yes! The Chopper Kings Clubstyle Contest will take place at the dealership on Sunday, September 3.
Is there a joint rolling contest again this year?
You betcha! Join us on Sunday, September 3, at 4:20PM!
Sky Ute Casino Resort
What events will be taking place at Sky Ute Casino Resort?
- The Brawl Motorcycle Stunt Competition
- Ride & Destroy Stunt Shows
- Motorcycle Giveaways
- Demo Trucks
- Live Music
What motorcycles are they giving away?
2023 Harley-Davidson Road Glide ST
2023 Harley-Davidson Nightster
What demo trucks will be offering test rides?
Harley-Davidson and Yamaha demo trucks will be offering FREE demo rides on brand new 2023 motorcycles Friday-Sunday!
I looked online and it said there weren't any rooms left! Is this true?
Sky Ute Casino Resort set aside a large block of rooms just for Rally attendees! On their website, it will show that they're sold out of rooms. Use the link on our "Hotel Partners" tab to see if there are still rooms available in our room block!
Will there be any live music?
Yes! There will be bands performing throughout the weekend at the La Plata County Fairgrounds and Sky Ute Casino Resort. Check the event schedule for details.
Will there be stunt shows?
Yes! We are excited to announce the return of the Ives Brothers Wall of Death stunt shows happening all weekend long at the La Plata County Fairgrounds!
The Brawl stunt competition will be on Saturday, September 2, at the Sky Ute Casino & Resort.
Ride & Destroy will have shows at 12PM, 3PM, and 6PM on Friday and Sunday at the Sky Ute Casino Resort.
Will there be any Bike Shows?
Biltwell Bike Show - Friday, September 1, 2023 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds
V-Twin Visionary Performance Bike Show – Saturday, September 2, at the La Plata County Fairgrounds
Iron Goddess Women’s Motorcycle Show – Sunday, September 3, at the La Plata County Fairgrounds
Chopper Kings Clubstyle Contest -- Sunday, September 3, at Durango Harley-Davidson
Where are the After Parties?
The After Hours Parties will be held on Friday and Saturday night at the La Plata County Fairgrounds and at El Rancho Tavern on Sunday Night.
What races are taking place during Rally weekend?
Saturday, September 2, 5-9PM– Slippin’ Sideways Flat Track Races at the La Plata County Fairgrounds and Events Center
Sunday, September 4: T.T. Races powered by Target Rental and Mini Bike World Championships
Will there be food/drinks at the Races?
Yes! The La Plata County Fairgrounds kitchen will host multiple food trucks throughout rally weekend!
Is there parking at the Flat Track Races?
There is ample motorcycle parking at the fairgrounds and car parking right next door at Durango High School.
Do I need tickets to the races?
The Slippin’ Sideways Flat Track Races and T.T. Races REQUIRE A TICKET to enter.
Where will vendors be located?
Vendors will be located at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, Sky Ute Casino & Resort, and Durango Harley-Davidson.
Durango Harley-Davidson will be home to the Drag Specialties Drag Strip-- a vendor village made up of some of the top aftermarket parts and accessories companies in the world!
Are there reccommended rides in the area?
One of the BEST things about Four Corners Motorcycle Rally is the riding! Our favorite: The Million Dollar Highway!
We will have Ride Guides available with routes of various lengths and skill levels available for free at our Merch Tents!
Where will the demo trucks be located?
All demo trucks will be located at the Sky Ute Casino Resort.
What are the details of the $25,000 Poker Run?
The Four Corners Motorcycle Rally Poker Run presented by Rider Justice is taking place Friday, September 1 through Sunday, September 3!
Pick up a Poker Run card at the Rider Justice booth located at Durango Harley-Davidson and complete each of the five stops. At each location, you will select a card and a representative will sign off on your pick. You will pull your final card at Durango Harley-Davidson. If you get a royal flush, you will receive $25,000!! All participants who complete their card can submit it at Durango Harley-Davidson to be entered to win from a variety of incredible raffle prizes!
The Poker Run SOLD OUT last year– register online to ensure your participation!
What are the details on the Missing, Murdered, and Indigenous Relatives Ride?
Sunday, September 2, 2023
$30 Per Rider, $15 Per Passenger
Every dollar supports MMIR
Registration at Durango Harley-Davidson: 9:00AM-10:00AM
- Refreshments and coffee will be served
- Rally pin will be provided
- Southern Ute Bike Blessing
Ride 30-45 minutes to the Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum in Ignacio
- Arrive at approx. 10:45AM
- Food blessing by tribal member
- Refreshments provided
- Cultural Performances
Leave around 11:45AM and ride to the La Plata County Fairgrounds and Event Center in Durango
- Dedicated parking area at the Fairgrounds
- Performances at the Fairgrounds
What will the weather be like?
The average high in September is mid to high-70s, with average lows in the mid to high-40s. Rain is a possibility, so it’s best to be prepared!
Any local breweries?
Durango is home to EIGHT craft breweries! You can check them out HERE.
Where are the best places to eat?
There will be food trucks available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the La Plata County Fairgrounds.
Sky Ute Casino Resort – home to THREE restaurants
Downtown Durango – home to tons of local eateries!!
6th Annual Ignacio Green Chile Fest – Saturday, September 2, 12-4PM
Is there a hot spring nearby?
We highly recommend checking out the Durango Hot Springs! The Durango Hot Springs’ amenities include 26 unique thermal mineral water features, including 16 natural mineral soaking pools, 8 private Japanese-inspired cedar soaking tubs, reflexology walking path, and a rain tower. Other amenities include a resort-style swimming pool, concession area, and cold plunge pool.
Is there a lake or river to go swimming in? Yes, Lake Nighthorse in Durango, Lake Vallecito, and Animas River are all great options!