Singing With Santa

Mark your calendar for Singing with Santa: FRIDAY NOVEMBER 29, 5:45 to 7:30 pm, proudly sponsored by TBK Bank

SINGING WITH SANTA is the official start to the holiday season in Downtown Durango! Meet Santa and march on Main Avenue singing Christmas Carols, help us light the Community Christmas Tree at Buckley Park, and enjoy FREE hot chocolate and cookies while they last. You can also get your photo taken with Santa, but bring your own camera. See the timeline below for all the details.Click HERE for the songs and lyrics we will sing!

BID will be partnering with Manna Soup Kitchen to give back to those in need this Holiday Season.  We will be collecting donations on the night of the event to give to those who are in need. Please bring one of the following items to the event.

-Can of food

-Hand warmers




-Coats (used)

-Blankets (used)


Click here for a video!

Singing with Santa is always the Friday after Thanksgiving, which this year is Friday November 29.

5:30- 5:45 pm – Meet at TBK Bank parking lot at 259 W 9th Street

Glowsticks would be provided to the first 1,000 kids. We will sing three christmas carols before Santa arrives. We will sing Jingle Bells, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer and Here comes Santa Claus.

6 pm – Santa will arrive

6:05 pm – March up Main Avenue to Buckley Park, singing Christmas Carols along the way. Download our song list here.

6:30 pm – APPROXIMATE – countdown to the lighting of the Community Christmas Tree

6:35 pm – FREE hot chocolate and cookies while they last

6:35 to 7:30 pm – FREE photos with Santa, but BRING YOUR OWN CAMERA

Enter the Singing with Santa Coloring Contest for a chance to ride in the stagecoach that carries Santa! Click here for details!

The Singing With Santa Coloring Contest will allow two children to ride in stagecoach during the trip to Buckley Park. Coloring contest is open to children age 4 to 10.

Do you want to volunteer? We are looking for several volunteers to help us with handing out glow sticks to children, lead Christmas Carols up main street, hand out cookies and hot chocolate at Buckley park and help assist with pictures with Santa. Follow the link to sign up for this really fun annual event. For more information see our official Singing with Santa Volunteer page.


Special thanks to our sponsors:

Eagle Crane

City Of Durango

Prairie Fire Percherons

Carver Brewing Company

Durango Party Rental

Doubletree Hotel 

Norton’s Catering

Manna Soup Kitchen


La Plata County Mounted Patrol


Event information courtesy of

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