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Taste of Pearl

Taste of Pearl : Limited Number of Tickets still Available!

Sunday, April 19 | 2 - 6PM | Throughout Downtown Boulder

Don't miss your chance to attend Taste of Pearl!

15 Boulder restaurants and 15 Colorado wineries in 15 of downtown Boulder's best boutiques and galleries. Indulge your palate at this only-in-Boulder food and wine event. Taste of Pearl is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to interact with downtown Boulder's thriving retail and restaurant scene. Click here to view photos from Taste of Pearl 2014.

Tickets are $65. Visit to learn more. Please note that tickets for this year's VIP Experience have SOLD OUT!

Tulip Fairy and Elf Festival

Sunday, April 26 | 1 - 5PM | Throughout Downtown Boulder

WANTED: Fairies and Elves to greet the blooming blossoms along the Pearl Street Mall!

Join the Tulip Fairy as she and her helpers celebrate the beautiful tulips and other spring flowers that adorn the Pearl Street Mall every spring. The Tulip Fairy and Elf Festival features free activities for children, live music from Jeff and Paige, Boulder School of Rock, and Wandering Natives, and more! The Tulip Fairy & Elf Parade leaves from the performance stage at 3:30 p.m.

Tulip Fairy and Elf Festival depends on the help of volunteers to make the event run smoothly. Click here to sign up or learn more!

Welcome CWA Attendees!

April 6-10 | Throughout Boulder

Every April, participants representing a wide range of backgrounds gather in Boulder for what The New York Times calls "a week-long extravaganza of discussion and debate" on over 200 panels that encompass arts, media, science, diplomacy, technology, environment, spirituality, politics, business, medicine, human rights and more. Conference participants will discuss issues on an impromptu basis.

All events are free and open to the public on a seat available basis.

Click here to learn more.

The Tulips are Blooming!

1100, 1200, and 1300 blocks of Pearl Street Mall

The beautiful tulips that adorn the Pearl Street Mall every spring are blooming now on the 1100, 1200, and 1300 blocks.

Please note that due to irrigation replacement on the 1400 block the tulips this year will be found only on the 1100 - 1300 blocks.

Check out our "Tulips on Pearl" Pinterest Board for even more blooming beauty.

Learn more about the tulips here.

Boulder Public Library: Ribbon Cutting and Program Showcase Celebration

Saturday, April 11 | 10AM - 6PM | Boulder Public Library

Join the Boulder Public Library (BPL) as they celebrate the completion of the 15-month renovation of the Main Library on Saturday, April 11, 2015!

Seeds Library Cafe is providing refreshments for the celebration, sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation. Come by, meet the Seeds staff, enjoy a snack and drink, and explore the beautiful new space.

Click here to view the schedule of events.

2015 Student Banner Project: People's Choice Winner

Congratulations to Taylor Coil from Boulder High School!

During Boulder Arts Week (March 27 - April 4), the public was invited to visit the Student Banner project website to vote for their favorite Pearl Street light pole banner designed under the theme "Local Foods and Farmers".

The banner with the most votes was crowned this year's People's Choice award winner. Banners are still on display on the Pearl Street Mall.

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, April 20, 2015 with Found Downtown in the subject line. The winner will be notified by Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

Congratulations to Brian Coppom, winner of the last Found Downtown! (Starr's Clothing Co.)

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1050 Walnut St., Suite 202 | (720) 323-2324

Based in Boulder, Techstars is the gold standard for startup accelerators. At the core is their massive interconnected network of over 3,000 successful entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, and corporate partners helping the most promising startups do more faster. Their mentorship-driven accelerator program funds the best companies in the most entrepreneurial communities.

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