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BID produces several events each year for the community including: Singing with Santa, Children’s Halloween, Downtown Clean Day and Labor Day Weekend. We also partner with United Way for the annual San Juan Brewfest in August. Sponsorship opportunities are available, and volunteers are always needed. Contact tanyac@downtowndurango for more information.

Downtown Clean Day – Friday May 26, 2017

Be a part of 100 volunteers who help us shine up Downtown, just in time for summer! Volunteers receive a free t-shirt and work gloves (while they last), plus coffee and donuts.

Contact Rita at The Durango Chamber of Commerce to learn more, 970-247-0312.

San Juan Brewfest – Saturday August 26, 2017

Always held the Saturday before Labor Day weekend, the San Juan Brewfest has grown into the biggest and best beer tasting festival in the Four Corners. The Brewfest features 50+ breweries, live music and food, and benefits United Way of Southwest Colorado. It is held at Buckley Park in Historic Downtown Durango. If you enjoy craft beer and want to learn more about it, this event is for you.

Get tickets and more information at SanJuanBrewfest.com

Labor Day Weekend – September 1 to 3, 2017

Enjoy three days at the Durango Labor Day Party, benefiting Building Homes for Heroes. Building Homes for Heroes builds and adapts homes for veterans, and all proceeds go to this great organization. Join us at 10th and Main Avenue in Historic Downtown Durango for street parties Friday and Saturday afternoon and evening. Both days feature live music, a beer garden, food and fun. Sunday morning check out the burrito breakfast, which also benefits Building Homes for Heroes. All weekend, visit Durango Harley Davidson for the Harley Davidson demo fleet, vendors, live music, beer, bike washes and more.

Learn more at DowntownDurango.org/LaborDay

Downtown Balloon Glow- October 20, 2017

Multiple hot air balloons will light up the sky in Downtown Durango at the balloon glow in the 500 block of Main in front of the Train Depot. The glow starts at approximately 7 p.m., weather permitting. Arrive around 6:30 p.m. to see the balloons inflate.

Click here for more information

Children’s Halloween – October 31, 2017

Enjoy a safe and fun Halloween with the kids in Downtown Durango. Over 100 stores participate each year. Children’s Halloween is meant for kids 10 and under, accompanied by an adult, and who are in costume. Join us for this fun Downtown tradition!

For a full list of participating merchants, visit DowntownDurango.org/Halloween

Singing with Santa – November 24, 2017

Kick off the holidays in Downtown Durango with this annual tradition! Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus in Downtown, the follow them up Main Avenue singing Christmas carols. At Buckley Park, help us count down to the lighting of the Community Christmas Tree, then enjoy free hot chocolate and cookies. Plus free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus.


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