Durand is fortunate to have organizations such as Durand Area Retailers, Trades, and Services (DARTS) and Durand Charm as part of the community. As a result it boasts many great events throughout the year for local residents and visitors to participate. Below is a list of the major events if you would like more information about a specific event you can click on the picture associated with the event to bring you to the event organizers website.
4th of July
The 4th of July Festival is held annually to coincide with our nation’s Independence Day. It is a multiple day festival organized by DARTS with events like outhouse races, antique tractor pull, 5k run, small town fair, duck race, and fireworks at the school grounds. Also the festival has a patriotic concert to cap off the event and great BBQ Chicken from the American Legion and local restaurants.
Stateline Classics Car Show
The Stateline Classics Car Show is held in collaboration with DARTS and is in its 18th year. The event is a celebration of vintages cars and something fun to bring your father to on his big day. The proceeds from the show go special projects and also a substantial amount goes to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. If you would like to participate in the car show or want some more information, checkout statelineclassics.com.
Friday Night Frenzy
Friday Night Frenzy is hosted the 1st Friday of every month when weather permits. The event is part of the Durand Charm organizations Business Promotion Committee’s goal to help residents and the surrounding area realize all the great atmosphere and businesses Durand has to offer. The event has local musical acts each month it is held, special themes, and fundraisers. For more information checkout durandcharm.com/businesspromotion.com.
Biker Bash & Chili Shoot Out
The Biker Bash and Chili Shootout will be in its 12th year and it continues to grow. Originally organized by DARTS as a fundraiser to help a local girl who had Type 1 diabetes the event has grown to something unexpected. A major portion of proceeds goes to the JDRF organization and the American Diabetes Association, for schedule of events go to durandbikerbash.com.