Food & Drink

The Original Famburger
Sep12

The Original Famburger

Bringing Detroit’s white-porcelain metal hamburger joints to Durango is what Dan and Lindsay Gearig had in mind while opening The Original Famburger. The goal is to serve fast and affordable smashburgers, coney dogs, onion rings, shakes, floats, fries and ice cream as well as cater to gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, and dairy free patrons. They start by sourcing non-frozen meat and other ingredients to create an actual “happy meal”....

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San Juan Brewfest 2021
Aug18

San Juan Brewfest 2021

The Brewfest is on for 2021! The San Juan Brewfest will be two days of beer, food and great live music. With the purchase of a ticket, you receive a souvenir 5oz glass and the ability to sample as many beers are you would like from 24 breweries!

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Top 10 CBD-Dominant Weed Strains
Aug06

Top 10 CBD-Dominant Weed Strains

When we think of weed, we typically think of THC. THC is psychoactive where CBD is a non-psychoactive compound. Even though CBD doesn’t get you “high” like THC does, it does have it’s own benefits. It can help with problems like: Pain relief Inflammation Seizures Anxiety Finding CBD-dominant strains are great for patients needing to keep a clear head while treating their symptoms. Here are 10 CBD-Dominant...

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Anarchy Brewing Joins Durango’s Brewery Scene
Jul22

Anarchy Brewing Joins Durango’s Brewery Scene

A neighborhood nano-brewery has become Durango’s fifth local brewery, providing our taste buds with small batch beers. Matt “Sully” Sullivan previously served as a firefighter/paramedic and now serves up beers in his tap room. He set out to open Anarchy Brewing as a small community space for live music, fundraising events, and everything in between. Located by the Horse Gulch trail head, Sully combined his punk rock and outdoor...

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Slice of the Pie
Jul22

Slice of the Pie

Pizza party or a night out, pizza is always a great go-to option! There are so many possible combinations, it is a win for everyone! In our laid-back mountain town, Durango has many local pizzerias to enjoy a slice and a brew after a long day in the mountains. Here are a few top picks. Perhaps the biggest pizza presence in town, Homeslice has three locations serving up fresh-out-of-the-oven pizzas satisfying both New York and Chicago...

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SUMMER BREW
Jul09

SUMMER BREW

SUMMER BREW SATURDAY, JULY 10, 2021 EVENT DESCRIPTION Come join us for a fun day sampling great summer beers! This is Purgatory Resort’s summer beer festival, featuring all your favorite cold, refreshing, summertime beers! Bring your friends and a blanket or a lawn chair, and enjoy a great summer day on the mountain sipping away the afternoon! Tickets: This event will sell out! Just 300 tickets available. $25 in advance. Admission...

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Food Truck Rendezvous
Jun21

Food Truck Rendezvous

Aptly named for it’s location on the corner of 11th Street and Main Avenue in downtown Durango, 11th Street Station is the retro “truck stop” meet-up place featuring drinks from Ernie’s Bar and food from a variety of food trucks. Seating, primarily outside, makes for a great community space to enjoy the Colorado summer weather and a delicious bite! About eight different cuisines are created by the food trucks including The Box’s...

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MUSIC AT THE NUGGET
Jun18

MUSIC AT THE NUGGET

iAM Music Fest Presents: MILLER & THE OTHER SINNERS BE IT A MARTYR – SEAN FARLEY – ROBERT KENT VOSS June 18, 2021 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Nugget Mountain Bar – Durango, CO   Cost: $10 – General Admission Schedule: 4:30 PM – Doors Open 5:00 PM – Robert Kent Voss 6:00 PM – Sean Farley 7:00 PM – Be It a Martyr 8:00 PM – Miller and the Other Sinners 9:00 PM – End of...

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Bar D Ranch and Chuckwagon
Jun13

Bar D Ranch and Chuckwagon

Cowboy Music and Comedy Stage Show with songs of the Old West, comedy and lively instrumentals to please the whole family. The Show ticket includes a chuckwagon supper and an evening’s entertainment. The Chuckwagon Fare is sliced roast beef or chicken breast simmered in our famous barbecue sauce, a combo that includes both beef and chicken, or an optional flame grilled ribeye steak all served with a Potato, Oven Baked Beans,...

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LA PLATA COUNTY FAIR IS BACK
Jun05

LA PLATA COUNTY FAIR IS BACK

For 71 years, generations of families, friends and neighbors have come together to showcase their animals, garden products and other creations, and compete with others for ribbons and awards. It is a time for family groups and friends to enjoy the great talent, great music, good eats and exciting entertainment the Fair offers each year. The La Plata County Fair has always been a showcase of our Country’s best, from scrumptious...

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Farmer’s and Flea Markets are Back!!!
May27

Farmer’s and Flea Markets are Back!!!

2021 Market Season will begin May 8th! Saturdays – TBK Bank Parking Lot 8 AM to 12 Noon (9 AM in October) ! (no pets/dogs allowed at the market) The Durango Farmers Market is proud to make daily contributions to the well being of our customers, vendors and community.  We believe that by featuring locally produced foods and goods, we provide a healthier, more enjoyable quality of life in the Durango region. We are proud to...

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Durango Farmers Market – Summer 2021
Apr20

Durango Farmers Market – Summer 2021

Did you know that the farmers market is opening soon? 2021 Market Season will begin May 8th! Saturdays – TBK Bank Parking Lot 8 AM to 12 Noon (9 AM in October) Produce: Fresh and Delicious! Locally grown veggies seasonally available. Meats: Beef, Pork, Goat, Chicken and Turkey. All locally and lovingly raised. Cheeses: Artisan cheese in a variety of flavors. Eggs: Chicken, quail and duck Mushrooms: Cultivated and Wild-crafted by...

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WHAT’S NEW IN DURANGO FOR 2021
Mar30

WHAT’S NEW IN DURANGO FOR 2021

What’s new in Durango, Colorado: hotels, restaurants, bars, shops, new things to do in Durango and what’s coming in 2021! Blues, Mtn & Soul Blues Mtn & Soul is a brand new art studio & shop on Main Avenue. Graphic illustration artist Brian Banash has filled the building with wall-sized recreations of his work. He plans to operate his own art business, Banash Illustrations, out of downtown Durango. His pieces...

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INDOOR WINTER FARMER AND ARTISAN MARKET NOW THROUGH APRIL 27
Mar05

INDOOR WINTER FARMER AND ARTISAN MARKET NOW THROUGH APRIL 27

INDOOR WINTER FARMER AND ARTISAN MARKET NOW THROUGH APRIL 27 EVENT DESCRIPTION Join 7 Rivers Farmers Market for the 2nd annual Indoor Winter Farmer and Artisan Market every Tuesday from 12-3 pm at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. The winter market will run from November 3, 2020- April 27, 2021. Local farmers, bakers, cheese, artisan and craft vendors will be on site. To ensure vendors and customers are safe, all vendors will be...

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Carver Brewing Co. and College Drive Cafe Reopen!!
Mar05

Carver Brewing Co. and College Drive Cafe Reopen!!

Two Durango restaurants prepare to reopen Carver Brewing Co. and College Drive Cafe closed during COVID-19 spikes By Patrick Armijo Education, business & real estate reporter Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:03 AM Updated 2 days 13 hours ago  Follow @Patrick_Armijo Carver Brewing Co. plans to reopen Wednesday after it closed for a second time during the COVID-19 pandemic on Nov. 20. Initially, the popular brewpub plans to open only for...

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Durango Restaurants
Jan28

Durango Restaurants

Durango Restaurants There is nothing quite like strolling down Main Avenue in downtown Durango on a beautiful evening trying to decide what one of the many delicious restaurants you want to dine at. Before COVID-19 hit and along came shut downs throughout the country, Durango held a unique title many do not know about. Durango had more restaurants per capita than San Francisco, granted Durango is much smaller, but the number of over...

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Christmas Food and Shopping
Dec16

Christmas Food and Shopping

Enjoy A Holiday Meal Durango is home to many great, diverse restaurants. This Christmas, leave the cooking to the pros and enjoy your holiday meals at one of the many restaurants open on Christmas in Durango. Leave the mess and the stress behind and enjoy some of the best food in the area with the ones you love. Many restaurants are also open on Christmas Eve. In order to help locals and visitors to have a holly, jolly Christmas,...

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How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely this year, according to health experts
Nov17

How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely this year, according to health experts

How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely this year, according to health experts Turkey day isn’t canceled, but with all the efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, expect it to be different. Oct. 1, 2020, 1:54 PM MDT / Updated Nov. 6, 2020, 2:42 PM MST / Source: TODAY By Ronnie Koenig Thanksgiving is usually a time for friends and family to gather and celebrate together. But this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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2020 Market Season – now until October 31st
Oct10

2020 Market Season – now until October 31st

  2020 Market Season – now until October 31st Saturdays – TBK Bank Parking Lot 8 AM to 12 Noon (9 AM in October) Social distancing plans in place! (no pets/dogs allowed at the market) “It is the mission of the Durango Farmers Market to strengthen community ties to agriculture: by providing a venue for regional agricultural producers to sell their products; by preserving open space; by promoting healthy farming...

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Durango Farmers Market Open
Jun11

Durango Farmers Market Open

Did you know that the farmers market is open for business in 2020? 2020 Market Season – now until October 31st Saturdays – TBK Bank Parking Lot 8 AM to 12 Noon (9 AM in October) Social distancing plans in place! The Market will be funtioning as a “food chain supplier” or basically, a local out-door grocery store! We will not be focusing on the “community gathering place” environment we normally...

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