12 Days of Shop Local

 

Friday, November 24 – Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

 

Unwrap the presents below to find out what each day has in store!

As a community, let’s choose to Do Black Friday through Christmas… THE LOCAL WAY!

Here’s 12 FULL DAYS TO INTERACT, WIN, & DO YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING LOCAL! 


Black Friday! Shoppin’ & Singing with Santa

Kick off the holiday season by coming downtown to shop local during the day. At 5:45, meet the “man in red” at 8th Street and Main Avenue. March on Main Avenue singing Christmas Carols before joining us at Buckley Park to help light the Community Christmas Tree. FREE hot chocolate and cookies for everyone while they last! Also free photos with Santa, but bring your own camera.


Small Business Saturday!

Celebrate our community with the small businesses that make it special. Share a photo of your favorite small business in town, and tell us why you love it with the hashtag #ShopSmallDGO to be entered to win a FREE 2018 Be Local Coupon Book!


Reason for the Season Sunday!

Snowdown might have the Silver Bullet, but we have the Toy Train! Can you find the Toy Train hidden somewhere in Durango? Follow us on Facebook for the clues – – one lucky winner will win a family four pack of train tickets!


Local Cyber Monday!

Downtown Gift Card Giveaway Day #1! $500 worth of gift cards (10 $50 gift cards to local businesses). Shop downtown instead of online this day and feel the magic of the season when you shop downtown! Be found with a shopping bag in your hands and you may be surprised by the gift-card MOB! $500 worth of gift cards – 10 people will win a $50 gift card to a local business. Co-sponsored by Durango Business Improvement District & Local First


#GivingTuesday!

Donate to your local nonprofits this #givingtuesday! Give a great donation as a gift to the person who loves to give back!


Launch Party Wednesday!

5pm@ SKA – 10th Bday + Book Launch! Buy your ticket today! We’re so excited about this year’s book that we’ve opened up our book launch party to the general public.  Get your 2018 Be Local Coupon Book, enjoy beer from SKA, food from Zia’s, live music, free giveaways, the Top 10 Localists, and much more! Let’s party…The Local Way!


Local First Colorado Pledge Thursday!

Local First Colorado recently opened its doors and we are joining efforts! Make their pledge this week to shift your spending and try Local, first.


Noel Night Friday!

Come downtown for Durango’s BIGGEST Christmas Party! Find great deals at downtown merchants, live music, treats, entertainment and so much more as we support LOCAL and ring in the holiday cheer together as a community!
Offers ALL Day! 10am-9pm, Music & Festivities primarily 5-9pm


Be Bizarre Saturday!

Dec 1-9, 2017  Studio & hosts the 5th Annual Bizarre Bazaar – a cross between a holiday bazaar and a Turkish bazaar. Local Artists. Local Creations.  A great place to buy unique gifts directly from the people who made them!


Steam the Rails Sunday!

Calling all Locals and Tourists alike! Check out the train’s Christmas Tree Train and/or The Polar Express for a once in a lifetime experience on our very own Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.


Magic Monday!

Downtown Gift Card Giveaway Day #2! Feel the magic of the season when you shop downtown! Be found with a shopping bag in your hands and you may be surprised by the gift-card MOB! $500 worth of gift cards – 10 people will win a $50 gift card to a local business. Co-sponsored by Durango Business Improvement District & Local First


Solstice Tuesday!

Nov. 24-Dec 23 Winter Solstice Market at the DAC!  Find the perfect one-of-a-kind holiday gift in this year’s market filled with local ceramics, jewelry, metal, textiles, glass, wood, note cards, ornaments, calendars, photography, painting, and drawing. Open Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm (Closed Sundays) Support Local Artists all month long!