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Fall Fest 2014

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

Fall has officially arrived! Don't miss Downtown Boulder's 27th annual Fall Fest. The event features local microbrews, live music, plenty of children’s entertainment (including a carnival) and more than 30 artisan booths along the Pearl Street Mall. Bring your whole family downtown for this fun filled three-day event!

Don't forget, every Saturday and Sunday enjoy free parking in the City of Boulder Parking Garages.

Fall Fest 2014 Schedule of Events

Fall Fest: Volunteers Needed!

Fall Fest relies on the help and support of over 75 volunteers to ensure its success. We'd love for you to join us for a few hours.

Volunteers will receive an invitation to an appreciation party (with free food and drinks) on Sunday (9/21) afternoon and will also be entered to win a $100 Downtown Boulder Gift Card. All Fall Fest volunteers receive a t-shirt and a free beer after your shift is complete (with non-alcoholic options as well).

To learn more and sign up click here!

Thank You for Attending: Fashion's Night Downtown Boulder (9/4)

Thank you to EVERYONE who celebrated Fashion's Night Downtown Boulder (FND) with us! The evening was a huge success thanks to the 31 participating retailers, as well as our sponsors who made this shopping extravaganza possible!

Enjoy our photo gallery, here.

Weekend Fun

Head downtown this weekend for a wide variety of free events:

Romanian Festival

Enjoy culture, food, and dance at the Romanian Festival on the 1300 block of Pearl from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m on Saturday.

Boulder Green Streets Ciclovia

Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. cycle, roll, and stroll through Ciclovia. Along the car-free streets visitors can enjoy live music, fun activities, healthy foods, exhibitions and many surprises.

Out Boulder's Pride Fest

Also on Sunday is Pride Fest in Central Park featuring vendors, live entertainment, beer and mead garden, youth and family area, VIP tent and much more- many activities scheduled throughout the day.

Pearl Street Stampedes: Fridays before home football games!

CU vs. Arizona State

Friday, September 12 | 7PM | 1300 block of Pearl Street

Go Buffs! This Friday, come cheer on the CU Buffs Football team before their home game against Arizona State!

Join hundreds of Buffs fans, members of the CU Football team and Golden Buffalo Marching Band for a one-of-a-kind pep rally on the bricks! Stampedes start on the 1300 block and head west to 11th street. GO BUFFS!

Stampede Schedule

Boulder Civic Area: Save The Dates!

Last year, thousands of Boulderites helped shape a new vision for Boulder's Civic Area. They imagined a place where everyone could have fun, enjoy nature, explore the arts, eat local food, and help make decisions about our future.

Reimagining Place: Civic Area Site Transformation Public Kick-Off
September 22 | 6 - 8:30PM

Join the City of Boulder for an evening of inspiration, introductions and ideas as we set-out to translate Boulder’s community vision to reality at the Civic Area.

Civic Area Site Transformation Public Workshop
September 23 | 6 - 8PM

Using the council-approved Vision Plan as a springboard, the Civic Area team and Tom Leader Studio will host a public open house to collect feedback on specific topics related to the Civic Area site transformation.

Drive Electric Week

September 17 | 4 - 7PM | Boulder County Farmers' Market

Come test drive (or just check out) the latest Electric Vehicles (EVs) while you're at the September 17th Farmers' Market! Get up close and personal with the Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S, Chevy Volt, BMW i3, Toyota Highlander Fuel Cell, Coda, and more. Test drive signups will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Also, view locally-owned EVs (both standard and conversions) and speak with owners about benefits of driving an EV.

Register for the event here.

Boulder International Fringe Festival

September 17-28 | Throughout Downtown Boulder

The Boulder Fringe Festival hosts artists, local, national and international, presenting shows in 12 days at various venues – mostly within Boulder’s cultural corridor in the heart of downtown. The Boulder International Fringe Festival is in service to the community, building bridges between audiences, artists, businesses and civic organizations in conjunction with the worldwide Fringe Festival® network.

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 22, 2014 with Found Downtown in the subject line. The winner will be notified by Tuesday, September 23, 2014.

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

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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 attractive prices. 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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