Strater Stories & Information


This is Your Place to Read About the Historic Strater Hotel and Events

With so much happening around the hotel in front and behind the scenes, it is fun for us to share some of that information with our guests through our Strater Blog. Please check back at your leisure to stay in the know about our beautiful historic home. Thank you very much for your interest in the historic Strater Hotel and we hope you enjoy our updates.


Rocky Horror Show – Live On Stage – This Week!

Rocky Horror is a silly show with great musical numbers but not much to speak of in the way of an actual story. Basically, Brad and Janet get caught in a rainstorm with a flat tire, seek help at a castle just up the road, all sorts of mildly perverse and fun craziness ensues. Brad and Janet are left behind as the whole castle becomes an intergalactic transport vehicle for the resident transsexual Transylvanians who have decided that this night is the perfect night to go home.

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Rocky Goes Mod In This Year’s Rocky Horror Show – Live On Stage

It is a commonly known fact that Durango residents will use any excuse to dress in silly costumes and wander around to all of our many fine eating and drinking establishments. So it’s no wonder that Halloween is one of our most favorite times of year including for those of us at the Henry Strater Theatre where we are once again working hard to bring you the best Rocky Horror Show – Live On Stage that anyone in Southwest Colorado has ever seen.

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Carbon Leaf Coming to Town

Fall is upon us! The leaves are starting to turn, as with that comes the kickoff of concert season at the Henry Strater Theatre. We are so happy to have the opportunity every fall to host a wide variety of great festivals, comedians, theatre shows and, of course, amazing music.

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Dog Days of Summer at the Strater Hotel

These are the dog days of summer, and making the most of them around the Strater Hotel and Durango are easy. Many people ask us what the locals do. Well, that’s easy this time of year. The Animas River is full of life pretty much every day from rafting, paddle boarding, and tubing. Locals and…

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Ski in Southwest Colorado then Relax in Victorian Style at the Strater Hotel

It is a perfect time to pack up and come to the Historic Strater Hotel here in Durango, Colorado to experience perfect ski conditions. There is nothing like fresh snow to start the spring ski season, and over the past month our ski area — Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort — has seen well over…

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