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BID offers free PR and assistance to event promoters for events that are happening within the District.  This includes:

See below for all the details and how you can take advantage of some great PR for your upcoming event.

Event Calendar

List your upcoming event on to our Event Calendar, courtesy of “What’s Happening Durango.com”  When you list your event on our calendar, you will be considered for several free PR opportunities including radio, social media, event listing in our weekly e-news and more. You will also be considered for our seasonal marketing campaign.  In addition to this, you may be selected as one of the featured events to scroll on the front window display screen at the Welcome Center. Click Here to post your event

Great Benefits

Here are some great benefits that come with your FREE event post:

Seasonal Campaign Poster/Flyer

Each season, BID produces a poster that features more than 60 events taking place in and around Durango.  To be considered for the seasonal campaign flyer you must submit your event through our on-line Event Calendar.

Deadlines for posting your event to be considered for one of the seasonal Campaign posters are listed below. If you would like to receive a reminder when these dates are approaching, Please email TanyaC@DowntownDurango.org.    

Campaign Poster dates Deadline for submitting events
Wondrous Winter  end of November- February mid-October  
Spectacular Spring March- May end of January
Sunsational Summer June-August end of April 
Fabulous Fall  September-November end of July 

Click Here to post your event

Window display at the Durango Welcome Center

Promote your next event with a display in the center street side window of the Durango Welcome Center. This free service is a terrific way to highlight your event right in the Heart of Downtown. The Durango Welcome Center receives more than 100,000 guests annually and many more walk by the front window each and every day, making this a great opportunity to capture the attention of guests and locals.

Currently the Window is fully booked for the following months: March, April, and November of 2020

We do have openings for the following weeks: (note this is subject to change based on the reservation requests we receive.)

Review window guidelines here.  To submit an application for 2020 click here.


Volunteer Opportunities

BID will have a volunteer page to list volunteer openings for local events happening in the BID. To post your volunteer opening, please email Tanya at TanyaC@DowntownDurango.org.

Please include:

 If you have questions, please call Tanya at (970) 375-5067.


Event Marketing on Social Media

BID will promote events regularly through our social media site. Event promoters are encouraged to tag BID in all event posts taking place in the district. Please send photos of your event to tanyac@downtowndurango.org. We will use photos of local events on our website, social media pages and other marketing sources to promote events happening in the BID.


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