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Singing with Santa

LOCATION CHANGE ... it's too wet at Buckley Park, so Singing with Santa is moving to La Plata County Fairgrounds!


Mark your calendar for Singing with Santa: FRIDAY NOVEMBER 29, 5:45 to 7:30 pm, proudly sponsored by TBK Bank

SINGING WITH SANTA is the official start to the holiday season in Downtown Durango! Meet Santa and sing Christmas carols, and enjoy FREE hot chocolate and cookies while they last. You can also get your photo taken with Santa, but bring your own camera. See the timeline below for all the details.Click HERE for the songs and lyrics we will sing!

BID will be partnering with Manna Soup Kitchen to give back to those in need this Holiday Season.  We will be collecting donations on the night of the event to give to those who are in need. Please bring one of the following items to the event.

-Can of food

-Hand warmers




-Coats (used)

-Blankets (used)


Click here for a video!

Singing with Santa is always the Friday after Thanksgiving, which this year is Friday November 29.

5:30- 5:45 pm - Meet at La Plata County Fairgrounds, in the Exhibit Hall

Glowsticks would be provided to the first 1,000 kids.

6 pm - Santa will arrive

6:05 pm -sing Christmas Carols. Download our song list here.

6:20 pm - FREE hot chocolate and cookies while they last

6:20 to 7:30 pm - FREE photos with Santa, but BRING YOUR OWN CAMERA

Enter the Singing with Santa Coloring Contest for a chance to ride in the stagecoach that carries Santa! Click here for details!

The Singing With Santa Coloring Contest will allow two children to ride in stagecoach during the trip to Buckley Park. Coloring contest is open to children age 4 to 10. 

Do you want to volunteer? We are looking for several volunteers to help us with handing out glow sticks to children, lead Christmas Carols up main street, hand out cookies and hot chocolate at Buckley park and help assist with pictures with Santa. Follow the link to sign up for this really fun annual event. For more information see our official Singing with Santa Volunteer page


Special thanks to our sponsors:

Eagle Crane

City Of Durango

Prairie Fire Percherons

Carver Brewing Company

Durango Party Rental

Doubletree Hotel 

Norton's Catering

Manna Soup Kitchen


La Plata County Mounted Patrol


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