FREE breakfast for walkers and bikers on June 22, upcoming Bands on the Bricks, Craft Beer Festival ticket sales and more!

Downtown Boulder

Jun 15, 2016

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Walk and Bike to Work Day

Wednesday, June 22 | Throughout Boulder

Bike to Work Day is the main event during Boulder's annual Walk and Bike Month in June. Bike to Work Day encourages people to get out of their cars while showing how fun it can be to commute on bike. On Bike to Work Day, more than 50 businesses around the city will host breakfast and bike service stations. Check out our list of breakfast stations located downtown.

Register today!

That Eighties Band, Zyzzyx and Hazel Miller at Bands

Wednesdays, June 1 - August 3 | Beer Garden at 5:30PM, Opening Act starts at 6PM, Headlining Act starts at 7PM | 1300 block of Pearl

Bands on the Bricks is in its 19th season this year! Get down to Pearl Street on Wednesday nights to join in the fun. Tonight, join us for That Eighties Band, one of the most popular 80's tribute bands in the country. On June 22 catch Zyzzyx, for some electrifying funk, rock and blues. During the last week of June Bands on the Bricks favorites and alumnis, The Hazel Miller Band, takes over the bricks for a night of eclectic Jazz, R&B, Blues and originals.

View the full schedule

Boulder Craft Beer Fest Tickets Now on Sale

Don't miss this crafty tribute to Boulder's thriving beer scene! Buy your tickets today for the 3rd Annual Boulder Craft Beer Festival. Advance tickets are $35 and there is an extra special VIP ticket available for $50. VIPs get early access to the festival, specialty tastings and a commemorative hat! Visit the website for additional information and to purchase tickets.


Save the Date: Pearl Street Arts Fest

July 16 - 17 | Saturday: 10AM - 7PM and Sunday: 10AM - 5PM | Pearl Street

From whimsical and modern sculptures to traditional watercolors and oils, Pearl Street Arts Fest is a celebration of visual arts featuring local and national artisans. Mark your calendars now for this not-to-be-missed summer event!


New "I Am Downtown" Banners

Check out this year's "I Am Downtown" banners hanging along the Pearl Street Mall! Recognize anybody? These banners feature local downtown business owners. Find familiar faces and discover new businesses on the vibrant banners.

Want to learn more about our local business owners? Visit to check out Small Business Spotlights!


Pearl Street Summer Guide

Come explore the "other great outdoors" in downtown Boulder this summer. Award-winning restaurants, one of a kind shops, and a feel good vibe that will stay with you long after you leave.

Check out the 2016 Summer Guide for signature event listings, maps, shopping and dining suggestions, and more!


Upcoming Events on Pearl Street

Jewish Festival | Sunday, June 19
Stop by the Pearl Street Mall and Courthouse Lawn to enjoy this free one-day celebration of Jewish culture, featuring live entertainment, fine art and Judaica, ethnic food, community organizations and activities for all ages.

International Dance Festival | June 24 - 26
This three-day event on the Pearl Street Mall features traditional dance demonstrations and music performances from many countries around the world.


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, June 28.

Congratulations Dakota-Rae, winner of the last Found Downtown (Chipotle).


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Upcoming Events


Bands on the Bricks
6 - 9 pm / 1300 Block of Pearl

Boulder Farmers Market
4 pm - 8 pm / Central Park

Boulder Teen Advisory Board @ Main
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm / Boulder Public Library

Free Kids Rides on the Tebo Train
10 am - 11:15 am (Last departure at 11:15) / Wells Fargo Bank

Kid's Camp Paint "Colorful Landscape"
10 am - 1 pm or 10 am - 3 pm / POSHsplat

Opening: Landscape Paintings by Dave Kennedy
Monday - Wednesday, 10 am - 7 pm, Thursday - Saturday, 10 am - 8 pm, Sunday 11 am - 6 pm / Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Wonder

NATE KLEMP -- "Start Here"
7:30pm / Boulder Book Store

Paint "African Savannah"
6:30 pm - 9 pm / POSHsplat

Summer Nature Play
9 am - 11 am / Boulder Public Library


Free Kids Rides on the Tebo Train
10 am - 11:15 am (Last departure at 11:15) / Wells Fargo Bank

Kid's Camp Paint "Jellyfish"
10 am - 1 pm or 10 am - 3 pm / POSHsplat

Paint "Sunflower Field"
6:30 pm - 9 pm / POSHsplat

Parks and Rec: Foot Golf
4 pm - 5 pm / Boulder Public Library

The Strength of Sensitivity Workshop with Dr. Kyra Mesich
7 pm - 9 pm / Boulder Book Store


Kid's Camp Paint "Flying hummingbird"
10 am - 1 pm or 10 am - 3 pm / POSHsplat

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


Art Stop
9 am - 12 pm / Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

Boulder Farmers Market
8 am - 2 pm / Central Park

French Macarons, Demystified!
10 am - 1 pm / Piece, Love & Chocolate

Jay Martin at The Laughing Goat
10 pm - 11 pm / Laughing Goat Coffeehouse

ORVIS 101 Free Fly Fishing Class
10 am - 11 am / Front Range Anglers

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

Summmer Sounds Family Concert Series
7 pm - 9 pm


Ballet in the Park
7 pm - 8 pm / Central Park Bandshell

Boulder Jewish Festival
11 am - 4 pm / 1300 Block of Pearl

Family Day Paint "Four Corners"
2 pm - 4 pm / POSHsplat

Go Club for Kids & Teens
2 pm - 5:30 pm / Boulder Public Library

10 pm - 1 am / Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery

Venus de Miles Women's Bike Club - Weekend Ride
8:30 am - 12 pm / Full Cycle