Bob Kunkel

July Fourth: City’s freedomfest full-fledged fun

If you’ve lived around here for the last 10 years, the Fourth of July lineup of events and activities in downtown Durango hasn’t changed much – and that’s exactly the way it should be.

Prior to 2004, the Durango list of July Fourth events consisted of only one great fireworks show, but not much else.


Bob Kunkel is the special-events and business coordinator for Durango’s Central Business District. He can be reached at

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