Oktoberfest Event Details!

29 Aug

Date & Time: Saturday September 14th, 11am-5pm & Sunday September 15th, 11am-3pm.

Where: Buckley Park in Downtown Durango on 13th st and Main Ave

What: A Bavarian festival featuring premier food and beverage from Durango’s finest vendors and breweries! Plenty of fun for adults and their kids!

Music Line-up-Featuring traditional Umpah bands 

Saturday: Diepolkaschlingles, Alpiners, Polkanuats, Durango Funk All-stars

Sunday: Alpiners, Polkanuats

The beer garden will feature beer from Steamworks, Ska Brewing, Durango Brewing Co, Carvers and Brew!  We will also be bringing back the Stein Holsting Competiton and Brewers Brat Eating Contest! Don’t be a sucker and be sure to make your way down to Durango’s most talked about fall event!


10th Annual Durango Oktoberfest!

27 Aug

                   Image                                                              Harvest time is right around the corner, which means it’s time for Oktoberfest! The 10th annual Oktoberfest will be held in Buckley Park in Downtown Durango on September 14th and 15th featuring good eats, music, kid’s activities and best of all BEER! More details to come!


Durango Oktober…

1 Sep

Durango Oktoberfest

Durango’s premier fall event is back!  The consortium of the four local breweries otherwise known as The Bootlegger’s Society is teaming up with the Regional Housing Alliance to put on the 2012 Durango Oktoberfest.  This year’s dates are Saturday, September 15th from 11am to 5pm and Sunday September 16th from 11am to 3:00pm with festivities in the Bavarian/Durango tradition. We will block off Main Ave. for two blocks, have beer from Carvers, Durango Brewing, Ska and Steamworks, traditional German food, polka music and many family-fun activities.  Oktoberfest has become the premier fall event in Durango and draws people in from around the Four Corners Region as well as tourists who plan their vacation around the festivities.

When & Where:

Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012

11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Main Ave.

Downtown Durango between 9th & 10th.

Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012

11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Main Ave.

Downtown Durango between 9th & 10th.

What: Mainly it’s great fun for kids and adults.  Food, Bands, Vendors.  An overview of events is below.

Kid’s Activities:  Bring your kids down for a jumpin’ good time in the air castle.  Get their faces painted and enjoy kid friendly crafts.  Check out the Durango Discovery Museum’s Solar Roller which will also be at the event. 

The Solar Roller is the Discovery Museum’s mobile science discovery center focused on energy science literacy. It features hands-on, inquiry based exhibits, including:


■Power generating pedal cycles- count the watts you can create by spinning your legs!

■Digital hand-held microscope


■Model steam turbine

■Solar Race Cars and racetrack

■Build-a-Circuit station

■Media Cart

■and more

Live Music:  In great Bavarian tradition we will have Umpah Bands playing throughout that day as well as some great local bands.  Come kick up your heels and join the fun!

Beer Garden:  Oktoberfest would not be complete without some tasty brews from our local breweries.  Purchase your commemorative Oktoberfest Stein and sample some of the great beers Durango has to offer.  On hand will be Carver’s, Durango Brewing Company, Ska Brewing and Steamworks.

Food Vendors:  Local food vendors will prepare the traditional German Brats, German pancakes and pretzels.

Entertainment:  In addition to the live music and kid’s activities we also have some fun activities planned throughout the day.  The Stein Hoisting competition and the Brewer’s Brat eating contest are not to be missed. 

Durango Beer Week and Oktoberfest Calender of Events

9 Sep

Durango Beer Week and Durango Oktoberfest

3 Aug


Join Durango’s local breweries for an afternoon of beer, food,
music, and friends! September 17, 2011 on Main St from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm!
The Oktoberfest will be kicking off a week of beer related goodness in Durango featuring Steamworks Brewing, Carver Brewing, Durango Brewing and Ska Brewing.
The Durango Oktoberfest is a benefit for the Women’s Resource Center.
Stay tuned here for more information!

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