What’s Up Around Boulder?

Community events, free live music, and cultural enrichment opportunities abound in the Denver/Boulder area for 9/6-9/15.

Oscar Gralnick, Staff Writer

Fri, Sept 6, 5 – 10pm 

Creekside Movie

Central Park

Don’t have plans yet for this Friday evening? Why don’t you consider relaxing, kicking back, and enjoying the classic film Back to the Future in our lovely Central Park preceded by live music by The Champions,  a local 80’s rock cover band. Local food vendors will be present for the event which guarantees a fresh blast from the past right alongside our beautiful creek.  


A photo of the exterior of the Denver Art Museum in downtown Denver.
A photo of the exterior of the Denver Art Museum in downtown Denver.

Sat, Sept 7th

Denver Art Museum Free First Saturday

Visit the Denver Art Museum on Saturday, September 6th during Free First Saturday where you can enjoy the museum’s art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime! For the interactive types, there are opportunities to get hands-on in the new Paint Studio and try out the Create-n-Takes within the galleries. The Denver Art Museum provides a great taste of arts and cultures from around the globe





Sun, Sept 29 11am – 5pm

Boulder Market

Central Park

The 18th annual Boulder Market is Boulder’s Premier Open Air Marketplace. With over 75 vendors featuring affordable visual art, high quality handmade items, and unique treasures, the market is a wonderful event at which to connect with the community and enjoy local crafts. There will be opportunities to meet and talk with the artists while being treated to live music. Be sure to check out the Boulder Market for a taste of some fine arts with a local touch.


A photo from Fall Fest 2018, courtesy of boulderdowntouwn.com
A photo from Fall Fest 2018.

Fri, Sept 13 – Sept 15

Downtown Boulder Fall Fest

Pearl Street Mall

For over 30 years the Boulder Fall Festival has been one of the best ways to usher in the fall season, support local artists, and connect with the boulder community.This 3-day celebration of the changing seasons features live music, great food, children’s activities, and work from over 100 artisans presented by Firefly Handmade Markets.