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Fashion's Night Downtown Boulder (FND)

September 4th | 6 - 9PM | Throughout Downtown

More than 25 downtown boutiques have joined forces for a night celebrating all things fashion. At 6:00 p.m., the Pearl Street Mall will be the setting for an energetic fashion show featuring fall trends from local retailers. The catwalk will extend from the county courthouse out to the 1300 block of the mall. Immediately following the show, trend-setters will head to fabulous and diverse in-store events for entertainment, refreshments, and unbeatable discounts and giveaways.

View a map of participating retailers with descriptions of in-store events.

Pearl Street Stampedes Start Tomorrow!

Thursday, August 28 | 7PM | 1300 block of the Pearl Street Mall

The Pearl Street Stampede marches through Downtown Boulder the night before CU home football games starting TOMORROW.

Hundreds of Buffs fans line the Pearl Street Mall as the Golden Buffalo Marching Band plays to the crowds’ delight.  Members of the CU football team and coaching staff are greeted with cheers and high fives from fans of all ages. The Stampedes are led by Stephen Tebo's antique firetruck and move west, stopping on the 1200 block for the band to perform. In 2014, the Stampedes’ finales take place at 11th and Pearl streets.

Pearl Street Stampedes will take place the night before home football games.

View a complete schedule here.

Last Wild West End Wednesday of the Season

We love our West End businesses! Wild West End Wednesdays are a chance for everyone to enjoy the tremendous small businesses who make up Pearl Street's West End.

Stop by the West End TODAY for your last chance to enjoy Wild West End specials this summer.

Tebo Train Will Be Back Next Summer

Ends August 28th | In front of Wells Fargo Bank at the corner of 13th and Pearl Streets

All Aboard....Last Call! Tebo Train's 2014 season ends tomorrow.

Don't miss your last chance of the season to jump on the only authorized motorized vehicle allowed on the Pearl Street Mall...the Tebo Train! This free train ride for kids (and parents too) is a great way to relax and enjoy a few minutes as the conductor takes you for a spin around the bricks!

Learn about other fun family activities here.

Don't Miss Fall Fest 2014

September 19 - September 21
Friday: 5-10PM
Saturday: 11AM-10PM
Sunday: 11AM-5PM

This 3-day autumn festival features all of the best things about Boulder in the fall. Experience food and microbrews from local vendors, music, children's entertainment (including a carnival), and more than 30 artisan booths.

A great event for families, and anyone who enjoys spending time outside in the gorgeous fall weather. Join us for the 2014 Fall Festival in picturesque Downtown Boulder. City of Boulder Parking Garages are free every Saturday and Sunday.

Fall Fest: Volunteers Needed

Want to be a part of the Downtown Boulder community? Consider volunteering for the 27th annual Fall Fest!

All Fall Fest volunteers receive a volunteer t-shirt and a free drink after your shift is complete (with alternative options available for non-drinkers). Jobs include: selling drink tickets, beer garden security, booth sitting for artists, and much more.

To learn more and sign up click here!

Boulder Creek Hometown Festival

August 29 - September 1
Friday: 6-9PM
Saturday: 10AM-9PM
Sunday: 10AM-9PM
Monday: 10AM-7PM

The Boulder Creek Hometown Festival takes place on the Boulder Municipal Building lawn and on the Central Park lawn two blocks south of Pearl Street (on 13th Street). The event features over 100 arts & crafts exhibitors, live performances, an interactive Sports & Kids Expo and more!

Thank You Boulder Craft Beer Festival Participants!

It was a HUGE success and the largest celebration of craft brewing in Boulder history. Over 2,000 attendees joined 19 Boulder County breweries along with local restaurants and food trucks for an amazing celebration of local beer and food!

Proceeds from ticket sales will help support FREE community events produced by Downtown Boulder, Inc. including: Munchkin Masquerade, Switch on the Holidays, Lights of December Parade, St. Nick on the Bricks, Tulip Fairy and Elf Festival, and Bands on the Bricks.

Special thanks to our sponsors, participating breweries, and to our friends at the Brewers Association for their sage advice in making the Festival such a success!

Thank You to Bands on the Bricks Sponsors and Attendees!

We had another amazing summer on the Pearl Street mall filled with fresh live tunes from all of our favorite local musicians! Check back next summer for even more amazing music!

Special thanks to our sponsors, volunteers, attendees and participating bands for making Bands on the Bricks concert series as amazing as ever.

Play "Found Downtown" on Instagram!

Think you know Boulder like the back of your hand?

Click the picture on the left for our Instagram, tell us where the photo was taken and you could win a $25 Downtown Boulder Gift Card. One winner will be chosen at random each newsletter.

Email your answer to by Monday, September 8, 2014 with Found Downtown in the subject line. The winner will be notified by Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

Congratulations to Julie Robertson, winner of the last Found Downtown! (Conor O'Neill's)

» New Businesses

Ramble on Pearl

1638 Pearl St. | (303) 442-2267

Ramble on Pearl is a “boutique style” outlet offering year-round access to premium quality recreational and active lifestyle clothing and accessories at an attractive price. Retail sales revenue from the store will generate the funds necessary to operate our Apprentice Training Program where we teach job skills and provide work experience to adults with cognitive disabilities.

Visit to learn more.

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Angie Star

Angie Star Jewelry

1807 Pearl St. | (720) 565-0288

Angie Star Jewelry is one of Boulder’s favorite jewelry design studios, showcasing unique custom collections for everyday or special occasions.  All of the jewelry is happily handcrafted with recycled materials & lots of love in store by local artisans.

Learn more about Angie Star on their website.

Angie Star

Catalyst Communication

1515 Walnut St. | (303) 444-5545

Catalyst has been creating award-winning marketing in the bicycle and outdoor industries for three decades. Catalyst now publishes the new BikeLife Boulder County in cooperation with the City and Boulder County.

Learn more about Catalyst Communication on their website.

Angie Star

PIR Capital

1900 9th St. | (720) 583-0324

Learn more about PIR Capital on their website.

Angie Star

YWCA of Boulder County

2222 14th St. | (303) 443-0419

The YWCA stands for You, Women, Children, All of us. YWCA is a non-profit organization that provides human services, advocacy, educational programs, and racial justice initiatives. We have the only emergency, drop-in childcare center in Boulder County. We also provide programs that build self-esteem and develop the skills necessary to stay economically self-sufficient.

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