Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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Downtown Boulder Holiday Events

Switch on the Holidays | Sunday, November 23 | 5PM

Join us this Sunday on the 1300 block of Pearl for holiday performances that lead up to the illumination of the Boulder County Courthouse and the Pearl Street Mall, with a special appearance by Santa!

St. Nick on the Bricks | Friday Nov 28 and Saturdays Nov. 29 - Dec. 20

On Friday, Nov. 28 and Saturdays from Nov. 29 - Dec. 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Downtown Boulder Visitor Information Center, kids of all ages can visit and take photos with Santa for FREE! Don't forget your camera!

Lights of December Parade | Saturday, December 6 | 6PM

Starting at 15th and Walnut, join us for our annual holiday parade, featuring floats created by Boulder community groups, non-profit organizations and local businesses.

Small Business Saturday... Support Local Business: Shop Small

Saturday, November 29 | Throughout Downtown

Small Business Saturday® is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses on the busiest shopping weekend of the year. On November 29, pledge to shop small at your favorite Downtown Boulder shops & restaurants.

Keep checking our list of participants for updates about specials and discounts.

Love the Local: Local Business Spotlights

Between now and Christmas, learn more about Downtown Boulder's amazing business owners! Check out stories about the people who help make downtown such a thriving and vibrant community.

Check our website, Facebook and Twitter daily for highlighted spotlights.

Photo via Downtown Boulder Facebook fan, Holly C.

Have you captured Downtown Boulder in a photo? Show us!

Have you taken a photo that perfectly captures the feel of Dowtown Boulder? We are looking for images to use in our 2015 Guide Book that is distributed worldwide.

If you have an image of downtown that you'd like to share, please post it to our Facebook page, share it with us on Twitter using #FeelBoulder, or email it to by November 26!

View the 2014 guidebook here.

Celebrate the Holidays in Downtown Boulder

Holiday/ Private Party Venues

Are you planning an unforgettable holiday or New Year's party?

Downtown Boulder offers a wealth of places to host your holiday party or special event! Visit our Private Party/Holiday Party Venues page for a list of spaces available this season.

Restaurants Open on Holidays

Enjoy a delicious meal this holiday season! Check out this list of Restaurants open for the Holidays to start planning.

Downtown Boulder Holiday Gift Guide: Coming Soon!

The possibilities for holiday shopping are endless in downtown Boulder. Need some suggestions?

Keep an eye out on our website and social media for Downtown Boulder's 2014 Holiday Gift Guide.

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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, December 1, 2014 with Found Downtown in the subject line. The winner will be notified by Tuesday, December 2, 2014.

Congratulations to Anne Keesy, winner of the last Found Downtown! (Dish Gourmet)

» New Businesses

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Funnel Design Group

1007 Pearl Street, #250 | (303) 247-0405

Funnel is a branding, design, advertising and marketing firm specializing in creative solutions. They create and manage brands by providing creative design solutions to get your product or service noticed. They work closely and cooperatively with their clients to create lasting partnerships.

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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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Colorado Music Festival

900 Baseline Road | (303) 665-0599

Colorado Music Festival's mission is to inspire and connect community members of all ages by providing access to the best of the world’s music through education and performance. The website describes all of the activities around the summer music festival at Chautauqua Auditorium, as well as our music school in Lafayette.


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1750 14th Street | (303) 955-3282

Fjällräven is a Swedish company, specializing in outdoor equipment and clothing. The name means the arctic fox.  Check out the legendary Swedish brand! Browse, shop and make sure to stop in our Pearl Street location on the West End.

» 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 nearly 200 downtown businesses.

Are you looking for a holiday gift to give to the person who has everything? Downtown Boulder is the one-stop-shop for unique gifts that you won't find anywhere else! With a Downtown Boulder Gift Card they can shop at Into the Wind for kites and toys perfect for kids of all ages, check out Art Source International and PosterScene for unique prints and art from every decade, stop by Angie Star, Todd Reed, j. Albrecht Designs Master Goldsmiths, Carla Morrison Fine Jewelry, and more to buy something sparkly that can fit in a suitcase.

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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