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Email: timw@downtowndurango.org

What's Up Downtown

About: is the executive director of the Durango Business Improvement District.

Celebrate Halloween and Christmas downtown

Halloween and Christmas are about as different as you can get, but they do have one thing in common in Durango: Both are celebrated downtown! The Durango Business Improvement District leads the...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Get ready for a fabulous fall in downtown Durango

Fall is a great time to get back downtown. Now that the summer tourists have gone home, the Durango Business Improvement District has several things planned over the next month for the locals to...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Get ready for late summer, early fall events

Event season is going strong in Durango, and there are several fun events coming up as near as the end of summer. Durango PlayFest is Monday through next Saturday, and this new event offers you...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

San Juan Brewfest turns 21

The San Juan Brewfest turns 21 on Aug. 24! The Brewfest is presented by Bank of the San Juans, and it benefits United Way of Southwest Colorado. It is the largest beer tasting event in the Four...

DATE: July 6, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Hidden gems in downtown Durango

Downtown Durango has a wide variety of shops, restaurants and service-based businesses. The Durango Business Improvement District’s online business directory has 300 businesses listed in it! Within...

DATE: June 8, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

There’s quite a lot to do at Durango’s May events

As the locals know, there is never a lack of things to do in Durango. May always starts off events season in town, and there are several things coming up in the next month that you want to get on...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

North Main Event returns May 4

The North Main Event will be held on Saturday May 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is a celebration both of what the North Main District is today and what it is becoming. The city of Durango created...

DATE: April 13, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Save the date for these events

Now that 2019 is in full swing, here are key dates for events downtown and in the North Main District for your calendar. The North Main District Clean Day will be held on May 3. This event was...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

New year and new focus on North Main District

The Durango Business Improvement District enters 2019 with a new focus on an emerging part of our local economy, the North Main District. BID has several projects in the works for property and...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

It’s starting to look like the holidays

The wreaths are hung, the tree is lit, and the lights are up in downtown and in the North Main District. The holidays are here! The Durango Business Improvement District asks you to visit our local...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Balloons, bikes and Boo!

Three fun, family-friendly events are coming up this month in and around downtown Durango. This Friday is the third annual Downtown Hot Air Balloon Glow. This unique offering is part of the Animas...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Let’s make conference & events center a reality

I last wrote about an arts, conferences and events center in October 2017, nearly a year ago. A group has been meeting for nearly 18 months to create a plan for this type of facility for Durango,...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

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