Boulder Area Events

Memorial Weekend Activities for Boulder Families

It’s Memorial Weekend – hurray! Time to kick off the summer. Here’s just a few of the fun happening around town this weekend:

  • Bolder Boulder – Monday – The BolderBOULDER 10k is the biggest Memorial Day celebration on earth. It attracts over 50,000 runners, joggers, walkers and wheelchair racers. It also draws professional athletes from around the world to compete for one of the largest non-marathon prize purses in running. The course winds through the neighborhoods of Boulder, CO with live music and entertainment around every corner. The famous finish and tribute is at the University of Colorado’s Folsom Field with over 100,000 spectators. The BolderBOULDER was named America’s All-Time Best 10K by Runner’s World, is the 4th largest running race in the United States and the 7th largest in the world.
  • 31st Annual Boulder Creek Festival – Saturday through Monday – For over thirty years, the Boulder Creek Festival® has been the unofficial kickoff to summer in Boulder. Widely considered Boulder County’s favorite event, the Festival includes three days of festivities featuring a large variety of events, activities, food and entertainment unique to the Boulder community. The Festival is free to the public and features something for everyone: 9 separate event areas with 500 vendors showcase everything from community arts and crafts to healthier alternatives and technology while 3 performance stages feature a spectrum of music and dance. The festival also features carnival rides and food and beverage vendors.
  • Cult Classics & Cocktails: The Muppet Movie – Thursday – In May and June, be a kid again as you watch favorite cult classic films from days of yore at the Longmont Museum while sipping a specially paired signature cocktail. New this season, we will start each night with movie-themed trivia! Fabulous prizes for the winning team.
  • Carousel of Happiness 8th Birthday Party – Saturday – The Carousel of Happiness is turning 8 and to celebrate we’re giving away mini cupcakes, wearing party hats and playing games. Join us for a fun day of celebration!

It’s not too late to grab your last minute camp reservations! Take a look at the listings on Campanizer.

*Image courtesy Bolder Boulder.

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