Cultural in Boulder

Conference on World Affairs

This fantastic week-long event brings the campus and town together with excellent public lectures, films, music, panel discussions and debates. Presentations are given by top thinkers, artists, politicos and economi…
Film in Boulder

Boulder Adventure Film Festival

Held in early October at the Boulder Theater, this high-caliber outdoor-adventure film fest celebrates the great outdoors and the crazy things we do in it.
Sports in Boulder

Bolder Boulder

With over 50,000 runners and pros mingling with costumed racers, live bands and sideline merrymakers, this may be the most fun 10km run in the US, ending at Folsom Field, CU's football stadium.
Beer in Boulder

Boulder Craft Beer Fest

Held in August, the Boulder Craft Beer Fest is a good old-fashioned afternoon lawn party. Over 30 local breweries participate, and tickets start at just $35 for unlimited 2oz pours. (By comparison Denver's Great Ame…
Theater in Boulder

Colorado Shakespeare Festival

For over half a century, summer has seen professional actors putting on the Bard's tragedies and comedies in the lovely outdoor amphitheater at CU. Free pre-show talks are often offered by the producing artistic dir…
Music in Boulder

Boulder Creek Festival

Billed as the kick-off to summer and capped with the Bolder Boulder, this summer festival is massive. Over 10 event areas feature more than 30 live entertainers and 500 vendors plus a whole carnival ride zone. There…
Fair in Boulder

Boulder Creek Hometown Festival

This Labor Day fest caps summer with laughs including a pie-eating contest, the Great Zucchini Race (yes, zucchinis are outfitted with wheels) and live music. There's also a classic car and motorcycle show and a kid…
LGBT in Boulder

Boulder Pride Fest

A diverse, joyful party celebrating the LGBT community. Boulder Pride Fest hosts poetry performances and live music, speeches from community leaders, and a fair amount of wellness and health-care information, all in…
Music in Boulder

29th Street Live!

Boulder’s corporate mall goes rock and roll on selected summer nights. Crowds can get thick and the surroundings aren’t the greatest, but live bands are like pizza – good, bad…who cares? There’s music in the air!
Christmas in Boulder

Lights of December

Community floats, carolers, scouts dressed as snowflakes, marching bands and Santa – kids, especially, enjoy this event. The parade loops Pearl Street Mall.