Wednesday, October 8, 2014

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Munchkin Masquerade

Friday, October 31 | 3PM - 6PM | Pearl Street Mall and Beyond

Each Halloween, Downtown Boulder is invaded by tiny ghosts & goblins, dinosaurs & dragons, fairies & princes, super heroes and animals of every size trick-or-treating along Pearl Street during the Munchkin Masquerade.

Join us for our free, family-friendly celebration!

Check back often as Treat Stops are added daily.

Volunteer for Munchkin Masquerade

Friday, October 31 | Pearl Street Mall and Beyond

A handful of volunteers are needed to serve as traffic marshals at street crossings along the Pearl Street Mall, and to help with kids craft activities. 

Please email to learn more or click here to sign-up!

World's Greatest Problem Solvers Conference

November 9-11 | St Julien Hotel

The conference brings together some of the world’s great thinkers to find new ways to overcome many of our greatest challenges. It will take a deep look into the role of the Internet of Things and its effect on confronting problems worldwide. From cyber security, energy, water, and health to first responders, food and agriculture, crime, and business; WGPS + IoT will use case studies and experts to define how applying instrumentation and systems to our problems can redefine how we approach them.

View the Solver's Conference agenda.

Current DBI Members, take $100 off your registration price by using code: DBIMember

Register here.

New Date for NewCo Boulder

November 18 | 9AM - 6PM | Throughout Boulder

NewCo Boulder has been rescheduled to give you and the participating companies more time to prepare for this unique, first-year experience. Following on the success of last year’s events in San Francisco, New York, London, and Detroit, Engage Colorado is bringing NewCo to Boulder. Thirty-five of Boulder’s most innovative companies (e.g. Boulder Brands, Galvanize, ZEAL Optics and many more) will open their doors to the community giving participants an up close and personal experience of Boulder’s innovation economy.

Register here.

Lights of December Parade: Entry forms available

Saturday, December 6 | 6PM

Join us for the 27th annual Lights of December Parade with floats created by Boulder community groups, non-profit organizations and local businesses. Floats of all sorts are accepted- creativity and the use of non-vehicular modes of transport are encouraged!

Would you like to participate? The entry form is now available!

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, October 20, 2014 with Found Downtown in the subject line. The winner will be notified by Tuesday, October 21, 2014.

Congratulations to Melissa Harris, winner of the last Found Downtown! (American Apparel)

» New Businesses

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vpk by Maharishi Ayurveda

2035 Broadway St. | (303) 440-3427

Through powerful formulations and ancient lifestyle tips, vpk aims to bring balance to your body and life. When we bring our body into a state of equilibrium, and maintain this state, the result is good health. The goal: to help you achieve a state of balance resulting in naturally resilient and good health. vpk's knowledge is based on the world's oldest holistic wellness system.

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1136 Spruce St. | (303) 500-1259

NINOX is a designer menswear label creating sophisticated apparel using the finest materials and production. NINOX clothing is designed in Boulder, CO and produced in North America, and available exclusively on the brand's e-commerce store at


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Liberty Puzzles

1468 Pearl St. | (303) 444-1442

Liberty Puzzles are classic wooden jigsaw puzzles, made with quarter-inch maple plywood and the finest archival paper and inks. No two pieces in any puzzle are alike, and each puzzle features dozens of intricate, charming whimsy pieces. We offer almost 400 different puzzles on this website, and add new items year round.

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Off Broadway School of Fine Arts

1237 Pine St. | (720) 244-8760

The Off Broadway School of Fine Arts (SoFA) is an open and inclusive fine arts community providing challenge and inspiration in training and opportunities for artistic growth.The experienced and professional faculty teach private and group lessons in voice, piano, organ, guitar, Suzuki guitar, cello, violin, viola, and more!

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Element Properties

1539 Pearl St. | (720) 352-5083

After almost 20 years each of diverse real estate investment and development experience, Scott Holton and Chris Jacobs launched Element Properties in 2010 as a way to more creatively and mindfully manage their own properties and establish a new industry standard in the Colorado Front Range area. Element has evolved into one of the area's most respected and reliable property management companies and one of the most active local placemakers for in-fill housing, affordable, office, and mixed-use projects.

» Gift Card

Need that perfect gift for family, friends or co-workers? The Downtown Boulder Gift Card is great for everyone on your shopping list! Available in denominations from $10 - $500. Good at 200 downtown businesses.

There's always something new and exciting happening in Downtown Boulder.  Check out some of the more recent options for using your Downtown Boulder gift card: Alex and Ani, Cariloha, Explicit Streetwear, Fior di Latte, Goorin Bros. Hat Shop, Nature's Own, Rocky Mountain Anglers, Two Spoons, vpk by Maharishi Ayurveda, and Zeal.

Gift Cards may be purchased: online, at the Visitors Information Center on 13th and Pearl Street, or in the Downtown Boulder Office at 1942 Broadway, Suite 301
(Door Located between Weekends and Free People).

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