It’s no secret that there are some fantastic breweries in Colorado!  The mountain town of Durango, in particular, contains several great places to try a delicious, handcrafted beer, as well as numerous annual celebrations featuring these tasty brews.  If you’re spending your summer in this amazing destination, make sure to stop by the San Juan Brewfest at the end of August.  Taking place in the Buckley Park in historic downtown Durango, CO, this beloved event is the perfect way to enjoy the local atmosphere and culture of the area.  Learn everything there is to know about the 18th annual San Juan Brewfest 2016 on August 27th and buy your tickets today!

3 Things to Do at the Annual San Juan Brewfest

  1. Enjoy Some of the Finest Local Beers

Over 50 successful breweries will be represented at the annual San Juan Brewfest!  The majority of these breweries are from Colorado, but there will also be breweries from other states, such as California, Oregon, New Mexico, Texas, and even Wisconsin.  There will be several favorite Durango breweries offering up refreshing pints here as well, such as Ska BrewingSteamworks Brewing Company, and the Animas Brewing Company.  In addition to these treasured establishments, several brand-new breweries will be offering up their products as well, such as the Renegade Brewing Company from Denver, CO, the Melvin Brewing Company from Alpine, WY, and the Golden Block Brewery from Silverton, CO.  Check out their website for a full list of participating breweries so you can start getting excited to these countless different beers!

  1. Listen to Great Live Music

The San Juan Brewfest is proud to host three different bands that will be providing fun and exciting music throughout the day to further enhance your beer-tasting experience!  You’ll be treated to the sounds of the Sweetwater String Band, Liver Down the River, and Hog Magundy.  Each of these bands will bring a different sound to the festival for some relaxing and beautiful entertainment.

  1. Explore the Attractions of the Surrounding Area

There are so many things to do in Durango, CO; make sure you explore some of the best sights and attractions while you’re in town for the San Juan Brewfest 2016.  In addition to scenic hiking and mountain biking, this area also contains fascinating museums, galleries, and historic sites, such as the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and the Mesa Verde National Park.  Take some time to see this unique spots to have the trip of a lifetime!

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Filled with breathtaking scenery and gorgeous natural features, Durango, CO, is the perfect place for a dream vacation, regardless of the time of year!  Make plans to have the trip of a lifetime by staying with us at Durango Colorado Vacations.  We provide a variety of luxurious vacation rentals that come in all shapes and sizes.  Each of our beautiful cottages, cabins, apartments, and villas are located throughout the most picturesque parts of town; you can choose to stay next door to the bustling downtown Durango, or have a more peaceful getaway by settling down in a more private area.  Don’t hesitate any longer; check our availability and book your dream vacation rental today!
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