Sat May 28, 6:00 PM - Tue May 31, 7:00 PM
Boulder, CO 80301

Community: Boulder



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Let’s kickoff summer with the Boulder Creek Festival! We hope you’ll join us to celebrate our Boulder community and continue this longstanding festival tradition with all kinds of fun in the sun.

Music from a stellar lineup of local artists at the Bandshell, Festival, and Community Stage
Enjoy all the eats from street food favorites to food trucks, exotic eats, and healthy options.
Creekside for Kids with summer camp previews, face painting, and the activities
Discover the brilliant handmade wares at the Makers’ Market
Get to know and support the local and national Boulder businesses right in our backyard
Taste local beers at the Creekside Beer Festival
For the most up to date schedule of events and more information visit:

Where is Boulder Creek Festival located?

Along the Boulder Creek from 9th Street to 14th Street between Canyon Blvd and Arapahoe Ave.

How much does it cost to get into the festival?

Entry is free! This a community festival with access to everyone.

What are the festival hours?

Friday Free Concert (Bandshell Only) 4:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturday 10:00AM - 10:00PM
Sunday 10:00AM - 10:00 PM
Monday 10:00am - 5:00PM
How much are the concerts?

Concerts and performances are free!

Will there be free water?

Water bottle refill stations will be available within the festival. Please bring a refillable water bottle with you.

Will there be alcohol at Boulder Creek Festival?

Beer, wine and spirits are available at the festival for purchase in several areas. Please drink responsibly.

Is there free car parking?

There are no designated parking lots for this event. Take a Lyft or Uber and get dropped off to minimize parking hassle. We recommend getting dropped off at 13th St and Arapahoe Ave. Or consider taking the bus!

Will there be bike racks?

Yes! Help us minimize our impact by biking to the event. Bike parking is located throughout the event. In partnership with SharedPaths Boulder, please take advantage of our Bike Valet at Sister City Plaza at the southwest corner of Canyon Blvd and Broadway.

What's the refund policy?

The Boulder Creek Festival is a free event - no purchase necessary. Please email for information about beer festival ticket refunds.

Can I bring my pets?

It’s hot and crowded, please do not bring your dog to the event. However, well behaved leashed dogs are allowed within the festival with the exception of the Farmer’s Market.

Is the event handicap accessible?

Absolutely! The majority of the event is on hardscape and sidewalks. Please be aware that there is some grass and uneven ground in parts of the event.

What items are not allowed into festival grounds?

Outside Food or Drink
Alcoholic beverages, glass bottles, coolers, picnic baskets, carry-ins of any type (we reserve the right to search bags upon entry)
Refillable water bottles must be emptied upon entry
Drugs or paraphernalia, including cannabis products of any kind
Kites, frisbees, balls, or other sports equipment
Scooters, skateboards, or inline skates
Firearms, weapons, contraband, or laser pointers
Please park bicycles at designated bike parking only
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, you can pull up your emailed ticket electronically on your mobile device or through the Eventbrite app. Tickets are only required for entry into the beer festival portion of the event.

What if there is inclement weather?

We will do our best to run the event as planned. The event will most likely be held, rain or shine, just like a sporting event or concert. The mountain outdoors can be unpredictable so dress accordingly.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

We would be happy to answer additional questions! Contact us at or call (303)777-6887

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