BID will provide information and details about the larger annual events in Downtown as one way to inform businesses of the impacts to Downtown. This will include information on road closures, parking into and other details. Events include: Snowdown Parade in late January/early February, Taste of Durango in mid-May, Iron Horse Bicycle Classic over Memorial Day Weekend, Fourth of July, and Autumn Arts Festival in mid-September. The event promotors will present this information at two BID Coffee and Conversation meetings prior to the event. Businesses are encouraged to attend these meeting to ask questions. The BID monthly meetings are the second Friday of each month at 8:30 to 9:30 am in the community room at TBK Bank.
Current Event Information:
Wednesday September 11
The Colorado Grand is an annual tour of Colorado with nearly 100 pre 1960 race and sports cars.
The 500 block of Main will be closed to parking and traffic from 9 am to 2 pm. Colorado Grand cars will begin arriving from 10 am to 11:30 am, and will park in this block. A lunch will be served to the drivers on the Railroad Depot lawn. The drivers will clear the block and it will re-open by 2 pm. The public is invited to view the cars as they arrive, as they are parked, and as they depart.
Autumn Arts Festival
Saturday September 21 and Sunday September 22
The Autumn Arts Festival is a multi-block event on E. 2nd Ave, with an overnight closure.
E. 2nd Ave from College to 9th Strest will be closed to parking and traffic starting Saturday September 21 at 3 am to Sunday September 22 at 8 pm.
7th and 8th Streets will be closed to the alleys on both sides of E. 2nd Ave.
All three City parking lots on E. 2nd Ave will NOT be open for public parking during this closure.
Click HERE for a written description of the event, closure information, and a map of the event area.
For questions, contact:
Liz Clare at Durango Arts Center, firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-259-2606 Ext. 17
Tim Walsowrth at BID email@example.com or 970-375-5068
Alex Wilkinson, City of Durango Community Events, Alex.Wilkinson@durangogov.org or 970-375-7325
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