Attend the DBI Annual Awards Luncheon, Mid Winter Sale preview, see restaurant promotions and specials, and more!
Downtown Boulder


Jan 27, 2016

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Attend Downtown Boulder Inc.'s Annual Awards Luncheon

Friday, February 5 | 11:30 AM-1:30 PM | St Julien Hotel & Spa

Join Downtown Boulder, Inc (DBI) to celebrate downtown businesses and business owners. Awards given include Business of the Year, The George Karakehian Community Service Award, and the Ron Porter Achivement Award.

This year's format includes three lightning talks around a central theme, CONNECT, featuring: Dave Query (Big Red F), Matt Chasansky (City of Boulder) and Corey Kohn (DOJO4).

Click here to RSVP. The RSVP deadline has been extended to Friday, January 29 at 5 PM.

Mid-Winter Sale

The annual Mid-Winter Sale is a great way to shop amazing specials from Downtown Boulder's favorite merchants both on and off the Bricks. Support downtown businesses and score some of the best deals around. Don't miss your chance to enjoy the coolest deals of winter!

See the list of participating businesses at:

Foodie Friday

Announcing a new way to discover weekly restaurant specials and promotions! Downtown Boulder has launched a weekly blog called "Foodie Friday" listing the best of daily downtown food and drink deals. The blog is posted every Friday and lists food-related specials and events for the upcoming week. Check Downtown Boulder's blog and social media weekly!


This Week: Winter Bike to Work Week

January 25-29 | Throughout Boulder

Today is Winter Bike to Work Day! Did you enjoy a free breakfast on your bike ride to work today? Free breakfast is available at Boulder Breakfast Stations until 9 AM. Winter Bike Week lasts through Friday. Check out the website for additional events, promotions, and ways to participate. Don't let the cold weather stop you!


Boulder International Film Festival Tickets on Sale

March 3 - 6

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 passes are on sale now. Don't wait because the Early Bird Festival Pass is only available until February 14. Check out BIFF's website for prices and additional details.


Transit Updates

FLEX: New Express Bus to Fort Collins

The Front Range is more connected than ever with the new express bus service between Boulder and Fort Collins. Routes and schedules available at

Flatiron Flyer Bus Service: Now Running

Travel with ease between Denver and Boulder with the new Flatiron Flyer bus (launched January 4). If you ride RTD service along US 36, there's a good chance that you'll now be using a Flatiron Flyer route. View additional information, routes and schedules.


Student Banner Winners

Have you seen the new lamp pole banners along the Pearl Street Mall with colorful designs from local students? This year's theme is "Farming". Awards were presenteed to the following students from each school:

Columbine Elementary
Jordan Marshall, Jaico Pater

Casey Middle School
Evie Richardson, Enrique Hernandez

Boulder High School
Siena Tone, Avi Saliman

Congratulations to all of the students and special thanks to Boulder County Farmers Markets.

Watch video coverage of the project from Inside Boulder.



Found Downtown

This photo from our Instagram was taken downtown.

Email the location of this photo to with "Found Downtown" in the subject line for a chance to win a $25 Downtown Boulder Gift Card. Winner will be notified by Tuesday, February 9.

Congratulations Ali B., winner of the last Found Downtown (Meta Skate).


new Businesses

Crossroads Trading

1545 Pearl St | (720) 565-5961

Located in the bustling East End of Downtown Boulder, Crossroads’ first Colorado location buys, sells and trades clothing every day. Stop in and sell or drop it off – no appointment needed. Our friendly staff is stocking our racks with fashionable finds from your favorite retailers and designers. Whatever you’re looking for, we’re sure we have something that will send you home happy.


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Upcoming Events


Sale and announcement of Full Cycle Cycling Club!
5 pm - 8 pm / Full Cycle

Paint "Beehive"
6:30 pm - 9 pm / POSHsplat

PAMELA DENNIS -- "Exit Signs"
7:30 pm / Boulder Book Store


ANDI & JONATHAN GOLDMAN -- "The Divine Name"
7:30 pm / Boulder Book Store

Dmitri Obergfell: Go Home Bacchus
5 pm - 8 pm / Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

Nice Work Jazz Combo with Heidi Schmidt
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm / St Julien Hotel and Spa

Old Time Bluegrass Jam
7:30 pm / West Flanders Brewing Company

Paint "Icy Wonderland"
6:30 pm - 9 pm / POSHsplat


10:30 pm / The Dairy Center For The Arts

Paint "Purple Mountain Majesty"
6:30 pm - 9 pm / POSHsplat


Afternoon Tea
3 - 5 pm / Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant

Denae with special guest Taylor Tuke
9 pm - 11 pm / Laughing Goat Coffeehouse

Joseph Campbell: Cri de Coeur, The Heart's Cry for Meaning
9 am - 5 pm / eTown

11 am / The Dairy Center For The Arts

Paint "Japanese Mirage"
6:30 pm - 9 pm / POSHsplat

Pajama Pants Class- Kids or Mom and Me
10 am - 1 pm / Fabricate


19th annual Boulder Wedding Showcase
11 am - 2 pm / Rembrandt Yard Art Gallery & Event Center

Beginning Fly Tying Class
10 am - 12 pm / Front Range Anglers

Family Day Paint "Zebra"
2 pm - 4 pm / POSHsplat

Free Film Screening of the Documentary Resistance
7 pm - 8:30 pm / The Dairy Center For The Arts

Jababa- Live Performance
10 pm - 1 am / Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery

2 pm / Boulder Book Store

Veggie Burger Night!
5 pm - 9 pm / Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant