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BID Announcements:

  • Top 10 Events for November
    November is packed with some fantastic events! Check out our Top 10 events for this month. There are many more fantastic events happening in November, so be sure to also review our calendar at - READ MORE
  • Singing With Santa Event

    SINGING WITH SANTA is the official start to the holiday season in Downtown Durango! Meet Santa and march on Main Avenue singing Christmas Carols, help us light the Community Christmas Tree at Buckley Park, and enjoy FREE hot chocolate and cookies while they last. You can also get your photo taken with Santa, but bring your own camera. Click here to see the timeline with all the details.

  • Coloring Contest

    Enter the Singing With Santa Coloring Contest for a chance to ride in the stagecoach that carries Santa!

    Singing with Santa is an annual event that kicks off the holidays in Downtown Durango. Attendees meet Santa Downtown, who arrives in a horse drawn stagecoach. Everyone follows Santa on Main Ave to Buckley Park, where the Community Christmas Tree is lit. The Singing With Santa Coloring Contest will allow two children to ride in stagecoach during the trip to Buckley Park. Click here for more information.

    Coloring contest is sponsored by Carver Brewing Company & Durango Party Rental.

  • Volunteer for Singing with Santa

    We are looking for volunteers to help at our Singing with Santa event. This annual event is a Downtown Durango holiday tradition, and is held each year on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Volunteers are needed to help serve cookies and hot chocolate, sing Christmas carols, and more for this free community event. 

    Click here for more information.

  • Holiday Decorating Contest

    Get in the holiday spirit and join us for our Annual Holiday Decorating contest.

    The contest is open to all businesses located in the district.  This year's contest will be voted on by the public through our Facebook page. We will award a Cash prizes for the top three best holiday displays in Downtown. We will also award a Best in Uptown (North Main). Holiday Displays can include light displays and window decorations. Click here for more information.

  • Do Not Give to Panhandlers

    BID urges you to not give money to panhandlers in Downtown Durango, and instead to give to charities. Click HERE to learn more.

  • BID Meetings

    BID's monthly board meeting is open to the public. The meeting is held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, from noon to 2 pm, at BID's office 850 1/2 Main Ave Suite 2. The next meeting is Wednesday November 8, 2017. Click HERE for the agenda.

    First National Bank of Durango hosts BID's monthly Coffee and Conversation meeting. BID Coffee and Conversation is for business owners and anyone interested in Downtown and Uptown  (what we are calling North Main Ave.) activities. The meeting is always held on the 2nd Friday of every month from 8:30 to 9:30 am. at First National Bank of Durango in the Community Room, 259 W. 9th Street. Free coffee and pastries are provided by First National Bank of Durango. The next meeting is Friday November 10, 2017. Click HERE for the agenda.

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