BID produced events are fun for the entire family.
BID produces several events each year for the community including: Singing with Santa, Children’s Halloween, Downtown Hot Air Balloon Glow, Downtown Clean Day, and more. 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. More information at: https://www.downtowndurango.org/downtowncleanday
Contact the Durango Chamber of Commerce to learn more, 970-247-0312.
United Way of Southwest Colorado's San Juan Brewfest – Saturday August 28 and Sunday August 29, 2021
Always held the Saturday (and Sunday in 2021!) 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 15, 2021
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, 2021
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 26, 2021
Kick off the holidays in Downtown Durango with this annual tradition! Meet Santa in Downtown, the walk on 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!