Visit Main Street in historic downtown Durango for an afternoon of food, friends, family, and fun at Durango Oktoberfest 2011, held September 15 and 16 from 11am to 4pm. Kicking off Durango Beer Week and hosted by the San Juan Citizens Alliance, this one-day festival draws the Durango area’s best breweries, restaurants, vendors, and musicians together in a celebration of sustainability, family fun, and everything that makes fall in Durango, Colorado truly special.
There’s something for everyone at Durango Oktoberfest. Adults can enjoy specialty taps brewed specifically for the occasion, and kids can enjoy pumpkin carving, face painting, kid-sized craft projects, and a bouncy castle sponsored by the Children’s Museum. Visitors of all ages can enjoy music by polka band The Alpiners, some rockin’ country from Midnight Backhand, and the electric blues stylings of Moreland & Arbuckle. Compete in a brat eating constest or root on your favorite brewer in the stein race and barrel roll competition. Enjoy German-themed foods, novelties, games, and more.
Celebrate fall in Durango at Durango Oktoberfest 2012. To learn more about this and other great Colorado events, or to get started planning your trip to Durango, contact the Durango Area Tourism Office today.