Welcome to Historic Downtown Durango!

A vibrant Western town with an independent spirit nestled in the Colorado Rockies, Durango is cherished by locals and adored by guests. The Durango Business Improvement District (BID), supported by more than 200 unique shops, hotels, restaurants, galleries and businesses that make Durango a “real” town, helps sustain this vibrant community. Learn more about all that Durango is. You’ll fit right in.


To help respond to the Gold King Mine release, BID and the Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado have opened the Community Emergency Relief Fund. This fund is for employees who lost their job or had their hours severely reduced due to the release. Click the button below to make a request for assistance. The fund can provide help with groceries, utility bills, gas for your car and other basic needs.


Make Your Donations Count, Give to Local Charities Instead of Panhandlers. Click on the image below for more information.



BID seeks applicants for a 32 hour a week Community Relations Coordinator Position. Duties include administrative work, marketing programs and communications with property and business owners in the District. For a full job description, click HERE.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three work references by Friday September 18 to



What to do in Durango

Fabulous Fall


Monthly Meeting for Constituents

Click HERE for information on everything there is to do in Durango and the surrounding area

Click HERE for information on BID’s Fabulous Fall marketing campaign, featuring a collection of events in September, October and November


Click HERE for information on parking in Downtown Durango

BID hosts a monthly meeting for anyone interested in Downtown and North Main Ave. activities. BID’s Coffee and Conversation meeting is always held on the 2nd Friday of every month from 8:30 to 9:30 am. Meetings are currently held at Strater Hotel in the Pullman Room.

Next meeting date is Friday September 11.


Sept 11 Meeting Agenda