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Downtown Boulder, Inc.'s Annual Awards Luncheon

Keynote Speaker: Jim Deters, Co-Founder & CEO, Galvanize

Thursday, February 12 | 11:30AM | St Julien Hotel & Spa

Join Downtown Boulder, Inc (DBI) to celebrate the best of the best at the 2015 Annual Awards Luncheon sponsored by Pearl West. In addition to honoring the 2014 Business of the Year, Property Owner of the Year, Community Service, Rising Star and more, a key note address will be given by Galvanize's own Jim Deters. Come learn more about one of the most innovative companies downtown.

Tickets are $55 for DBI members, $65 for non-members and a table of ten is $499. 

Click here to RSVP by Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

Boulder International Film Festival: Tickets on sale NOW!

March 5 - 8 | Boulder Theater & venues throughout downtown Boulder

The Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) brings films and filmmakers from around the world to Boulder for a four-day celebration of the art of cinema. BIFF has developed a reputation as one of the most influential young film festivals in the U.S. This year, the four-day extravaganza will take place in early March!

Buy Passes or Gift Certificates

Volunteer for BIFF

Student Banners on Pearl Street

Take a stroll down the Pearl Street Mall and enjoy 51 new lamp pole banners created by the talents and imagination of 53 budding artists from Columbine Elementary School, Casey Middle School and Boulder High School. This year’s  theme is “Local Foods and Farmers” sponsored by the Boulder County Farmer's Market. The banners will be on display from now until mid April.

Learn more.

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Winter Bike to Work and School Day

Wednesday, January 28 | Throughout Boulder

For 300 days a year, the sun shines down on Boulder’s 150+ miles of well-maintained bikeways, making winter bike commuting a great option. Try it for yourself during Boulder’s 7th annual Winter Bike to Work Day on Wednesday, Jan. 28.  Free breakfast at 3 downtown locations (Alfalfa's, Pedal to Properties, and St Julien Hotel and Spa) and cool prizes, but you have to register! 

Learn more.

Register here.

Free breakfast spots.

2015 Downtown Boulder Guidebook

Downtown Boulder is pleased to announce the release of the 2015 guidebook!

Learn about downtown dining, shopping and events, as well as not-to-be missed activities!

Find a print copy of the guide at the Downtown Boulder Visitor Information Center or e-mail if you would like a hard copy mailed to you.

Click here to view the interactive online version of the 2015 Downtown Boulder Guidebook.

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, January 26, 2015 with Found Downtown in the subject line. The winner will be notified by Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

Congratulations to Ellen Bracchi, winner of the last Found Downtown! (Bayleaf on Pearl)

» Gift Card

Did you get a Downtown Boulder Gift Card this holiday season? Do you have one from last year that you still need to use? The Downtown Boulder Gift Card is great for any occasion! Available in denominations from $10 - $500. Good at nearly 200 downtown businesses.

New year, new you! Treat yourself to a foodie splurge or an exciting shopping spree this new year. Downtown Boulder offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants, and galleries! With the Downtown Boulder Gift Card, try a delicious meal at one of our delicious dining destinations such as Boulder ChopHouse or Foolish Craig's Cafe, indulge in some fun-filled shopping at Clutter, Steve Madden, Two Hands Paperie and many more, or enjoy an artistic awakening at Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, SmithKlein Gallery, Vilona Gallery, or Earthwood Gallery.

Gift Cards may be purchased: online, at the Visitor 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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