Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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Lights of December Parade

Saturday, December 6 | 6PM | Downtown Boulder

THIS Saturday join us for our 27th annual holiday parade featuring floats created by community groups, non-profit organizations and local businesses.

The parade starts at 15th and Walnut. Please note that there is a new route this year, click here to view the map.

Reviewing stands will be located at 14th & Walnut and Pearl & Broadway.

Volunteers Needed for Lights of December Parade

Saturday, December 6 | Starting at 5:00 | Downtown Boulder

Volunteer shifts are still available for the 27th Annual Lights of December Parade this Saturday, December 6th.  Click here for more information!

Lights of December Parade


St. Nick on the Bricks

St. Nick on the Bricks | Saturdays | Dec. 6, 13, 20 | 11AM - 2PM

Every holiday season, Santa makes time in his busy schedule to visit with kids in Downtown Boulder! Join Santa (and Mrs. Claus) at the Visitor Information Center on Saturdays until December 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your wish list and a camera as photo ops are FREE and strongly encouraged!

2014 Downtown Boulder Holiday Gift Guide

Do you have a hard-to-shop for person on your list? Find the perfect gift for the ones you love with our Downtown Boulder Gift Guide. From gift baskets and warm scarves to video camera goggles, there's something for everyone!

Still not sure? Purchase a Downtown Boulder Gift Card because big, small, short or card fits ALL!


2015 DBI Membership Renewals

Due January 1, 2015

For more than 30 years, Downtown Boulder, Inc. (DBI) has been the voice of downtown working with elected officials to promote a vibrant business climate and keep downtown safe, clean and welcoming to all. Our downtown is one of the most exciting in the nation and there is no better way to be part of the action than as a member of DBI. 

Current members, check your email soon for online renewal information.

Not yet a member? Click here to learn more.

Thanks for Attending Switch on the Holidays 2014!

Switch on the Holidays was a huge success this year thanks to all of the wonderful attendees, volunteers, and sponsors who made it possible!

Check out the Switch on the Holidays 2014 photo gallery here.


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Festival of Trees

Now through December 19 | Throughout Downtown

Meals on Wheels of Boulder's 9th annual holiday Festival of Trees is happening now! There are 30 beautiful holiday trees, donated, decorated and displayed in stores and restaurants around town -- including many in Downtown Boulder. Visit Meals on Wheels of Boulder's website at to learn more and to purchase $5 raffle tickets for the chance to win your favorite trees!

Thanks for supporting one of Boulder's favorite local charities, and the wonderful local merchants who make this event happen.

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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 15, 2014 with Found Downtown in the subject line. The winner will be notified by Tuesday, December 16, 2014.

Congratulations to Peggy Altschuler, winner of the last Found Downtown! (Rembrandt Yard)

» New Businesses

» New DBI Members

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Barris Laser & Skin Care

1966 13th Street | (303) 440-9493

Barris Laser and Skin Care is a premier day spa in Boulder, specializing in aesthetic procedures to improve the look and feel of your skin. At Barris, you can come and enjoy the best skin care experience - ever. They are trained in a culture of warmth, friendliness and customer service. The office will relax and nurture you as you are treated with the best that technology has to offer.

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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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The Lazy Dog Sports Bar and Grill

1346 Pearl Street | (303) 440-3355

Boulder's largest sports bar featuring 25 televisions, 8 pool tables, game room, and seating for 160. The Lazy Dog has the best view in Boulder from their 100 seat rooftop deck to a patio on the street level. Award winning BBQ, great burgers, best wings in Colorado, a huge beer selection, and $7 lunch specials.

» 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 foodie in your family? Downtown Boulder is one of America's foodiest cities! From casual & contemporary to exotic & ethnic and everything in between, Downtown Boulder offers over 100 dining options. With a Downtown Boulder Gift Card they can eat at award-winning restaurants like Frasca and OAK at Fourteenth or new establishments like Zeal and LYFE Kitchen to explore menus friendly for limited diets, or satisfy exotic tastebuds at places like T/ACO, Centro Latin Kitchen, Aji, Sherpa's Adventurer's Restaurant and Zoe Ma Ma.

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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