More than 50 breweries will participate in the 18th annual San Juan Brewfest Saturday, Aug. 27, in Buckley Park in downtown Durango.

Thanksgiving is just a week away…yikes! If your fall has gone anything like mine, Thanksgiving snuck up on you and you’re likely scrambling for some last minute plans or excuses to avoid helping your Aunt Betty cook jello salad for the 5th year in a row. Whether your coming to Durango for the holiday weekend or live here and simply want out of the house, here is a guide to places to… Read More

There’s still time to get your tickets for the next Durango Brew Train, this Saturday, Sept. 20! The brew train is a special kind of awesome: beer and trains. Like it could get any better. The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad teamed up with Durango’s local craft breweries — five total — to bring passengers this special pairing of ales and rails. An honest-to-goodness 1920s steam locomotive will huff and puff through… Read More

It’s so hard to choose our favorite time of year here in Durango. Is it Christmas? Is it the Fourth of July? Is it San Juan Brewfest? Yep, San Juan Brewfest. It’s right up there with other holidays in Durango because, in Durango, the annual beer festival is a holiday. This year, a record-setting 50 breweries will be serving up the suds. Breweries that are new to the event include Fort Collins Brewery,… Read More

This weekend marks a momentous occasion: the first ever Durango Mac and Cheese Festival. We can’t figure out why this hasn’t been happening for 100 years, but it’s OK. At least it’s starting now. The inaugural Macaroni and Cheese Festival will be 2-6 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at Durango Mountain Resort, just a few miles north of Durango. The festival will feature beers from local and international brewers, wines and spirits, live music… Read More

Last week, we talked about things to do in Durango on vacation — and we’re still talking about it! There’s just so much to do, we can’t stop talking. So, without further ado, more things to do in Durango! Brewery Tours and Tastings Durango may have only about 17,000 residents, but the city has five craft breweries. That’s like one brewery per 3,400 people, which when you put it that way, doesn’t… Read More

One train. Five breweries. Lots of beer. That equals all sorts of awesome. Hops on board (get it?!) for the Durango and Silverton railroad’s inaugural Brew Train on Saturday, May 24 (and Aug. 30 and Sept. 20, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves). The Durango train is partnering with the city’s five local craft breweries — Brew Pub & Kitchen, Carver Brewing, Durango Brewing, Ska Brewing and Steamworks — for this 21-and-over… Read More

Put on your eatin’ pants and lace up your drinkin’ shoes because it’s once again time for the Taste of Durango. The annual festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18, on Main Avenue in downtown Durango. The festival does just what it says: gives everyone a taste (or several) of food from the city’s many great restaurants and beers from its five local craft breweries. Durango’s… Read More

Ska Brewing does so many amazing things besides making amazing beer. Here’s a short list. Ahem. Happy Hour Yoga every Monday night. (5:30-6:30 p.m. All levels welcome. Yoga class led by Heather Hooten followed by a free pint of Ska brew.) Trivia Night every Tuesday night. (5:30-8 p.m. Trivia led by Ted Holteen. Two-for-one pints will make all that random knowledge even more difficult to retrieve.) Souper Thursdays every, well, Thursday night…. Read More

Get your fix of arts, craft and craft beer at the 19th annual Durango Autumn Arts Festival this weekend in downtown Durango. The Durango Arts Center organizes the fine arts and craft show, which this year features 80 juried artists and artisans who will be showing and selling their paintings, photography, sculptures, glass work, ceramics and jewelry. There will also be food, drinks (including suds from local breweries), children’s art activities, and live… Read More