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BID produces several events each year for the community including: Singing with Santa, Children’s Halloween, Downtown Hot Air Balloon Glow, Downtown Clean Day, North Main Clean Day, and the North Main Event.. 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 before Memorial Day weekend

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 24, 2019

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


Downtown Balloon Glow- October TBD, 2019

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 6:30 p.m., weather permitting. Arrive around 6  p.m. to see the balloons inflate.

Click here for more information

Children’s Halloween – October 31, 2019

Enjoy a safe and fun Halloween with the kids in Downtown Durango. Over 100 stores participate each year. Children’s Halloween is 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 29, 2019

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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