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Boulder Creek Festival 2024

Boulder Creek Festival 2024 in Boulder.

May 24, 2024 → May 27, 2024

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Your Ultimate Guide to Boulder Creek Festival 2024

Welcome to your all-access guide to the Boulder Creek Festival 2024! Nestled in the scenic city of Boulder, Colorado, this vibrant festival blends music, food, art, and community spirit over four days of pure fun for Memorial Day Weekend from May 24 to 27, 2024. Whether you're a seasoned festival-goer or a first-time visitor, here’s everything you need to know to make the most of your experience.

A Memorable Travel Experience

Join us in the heart of the United States for the Boulder Creek Festival 2024, a vibrant celebration of community, culture, and creativity. This event, which is hosted annually and produced by Team Player Productions, has been a cornerstone of Boulder's cultural calendar for over three decades. The festival transforms the city into a bustling hub of live music, art, food, and fun.

Why the Boulder Creek Festival is Worthwhile

Boulder Creek Festival is more than just an event; it's a testament to the city's spirit and resilience. Nestled at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a city that cherishes its natural beauty, outdoor activities, and a strong sense of community. The festival is a reflection of this ethos, offering a unique blend of traditional and contemporary elements.

Music and Entertainment

The festival kicks off on May 24 with a Friday night kickoff concert featuring local favorites and must-see acts like Danny Shafer, Ms Amy – The Jet Set, and Steely Dead.

Over the following days, multiple stages will showcase a diverse range of talents from the soulful blues of the Erica Brown Band to the high-energy performances of The Guerrilla Fanfare Brass Band. Don’t miss the Roots Music Project Takeover and other special musical showcases throughout the free event.

Main Stages

The main action takes place across two stages: the Festival Stage and the Bandshell. Each offers a unique atmosphere with back-to-back performances. Be sure to catch the eclectic mix from folk to funk across both stages!

Special Events

Alongside regular musical acts, special events like the Street Wise Art Battle and the Creekside Beer Festival offer additional entertainment. Whether you're into live art competitions or tasting local brews, there's something to keep everyone engaged.


One of the festival's highlights is the diverse range of cuisine on offer. The festival features a bunch of options from over 200 vendors. From American classics at Bigs Meat Wagon BBQ to international delights from Cilantro & Perejil, there's something to satisfy every palate.

Don't forget to try some local treats from food trucks like Roll It Up Sushi Truck and Playa Bowls Colorado. And don't forget to try the local craft beers and wines!

Dress Code and Costumes

The festival is also a feast for the senses, with vibrant outfits and costumes adding a splash of color to the proceedings. From performers in elaborate attire to festival-goers in their festival best, the Boulder Creek Festival is a fashionista's delight.

Days can be warm while evenings may get chilly, so layers are your best friend. Comfortable footwear is a must as you'll be on your feet most of the day exploring everything the festival has to offer.

Atmosphere and Activities

The festival atmosphere is casual and community-focused, with activities that cater to all ages. The air is filled with the sound of live music, laughter, and the buzz of conversation. The Creekside for Kids schedule offers family fun and engaging workshops for the younger attendees, while adults can enjoy everything from skate jams at the Bash at the Banks to roller skating sessions and carnival rides. With a variety of stages hosting local and national acts, there's always something to see and do.

Activities Beyond the Festival

Beyond the festival, Boulder offers a plethora of activities. Explore the city's scenic hiking trails, visit the iconic Flatirons, or unwind in one of the city's many parks. And for those looking to delve into Boulder's rich history, a visit to the Boulder History Museum is a must.

Bag Policy

For safety reasons, large bags are not allowed inside the festival grounds. Small backpacks and handbags are permitted but expect a quick search at the entrance. It’s wise to pack light to keep your hands free for eating and applauding!

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Whether you're in town for a few hours or a few days, Bounce allows you to store your bags securely, giving you the freedom to explore the festival and the city unencumbered. Each item stored through Bounce comes with $10,000 in BounceShield™ Protection, providing peace of mind as you enjoy the festivities.

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Things to Do in Boulder

This city is a playground for nature lovers, shoppers, and cultural enthusiasts alike. Here's a casual guide to some must-visit spots:

  • Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse: Gifted from Boulder's sister city, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, this teahouse is a masterpiece of elaborate carvings and vibrant colors, offering a tranquil spot for a cup of tea and a light meal.
  • Pearl Street Mall: This bustling outdoor mall is the heart of Boulder. Lined with street performers, local art, eclectic shops, and cafes, it's a perfect place for a leisurely stroll or a bit of shopping.
  • Celestial Seasonings Tea Factory: Free tours here will fill you with fascinating insights into the tea-making process, complete with samples of every flavor you can imagine.
  • Boulder Creek Path: Ideal for a bike ride or a leisurely walk, this path meanders along the creek and offers picturesque views perfect for those looking to unwind.
  • Royal Arch: For those who don’t mind a bit of a hike, the trail up to the Royal Arch is rewarding, with stunning views of the city from the top.
  • Chautauqua Park: Historic landmark? Check. Hiking trails? Check. Breathtaking views? You bet. This area is great for those who love the outdoors and want to catch a performance at the historic auditorium.
  • Fiske Planetarium: Located on the University of Colorado campus, this planetarium is a gateway to the stars with its impressive shows and exhibits.

See You in Boulder?

In conclusion, the Boulder Creek Festival 2024 promises to be an unforgettable experience. With its blend of music, food, art, and Boulder community spirit, it's an event that truly encapsulates the essence of Boulder. So pack your bags, leave them with Bounce, and join us for a celebration of all things Boulder. See you there!

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All you need to know

  • How many people attend Boulder Creek Festival?

    The Boulder Creek Festival is a popular event that attracts a large number of attendees each year. Typically, it draws around 50,000 people over the course of the weekend. This festival, celebrated in Boulder, Colorado, serves as a kickoff to summer, featuring a variety of music, food, and community activities, which makes it a major draw for both locals and visitors from surrounding areas.

  • Where is the Boulder Creek Festival 2024?

    The Boulder Creek Festival 2024 will take place along the banks of Boulder Creek in Boulder, Colorado. This event is centrally located near downtown Boulder, utilizing the outdoor spaces around the Boulder Public Library and Civic Area, which are easily accessible from the city's main streets and public transportation routes. This scenic location not only provides a beautiful backdrop for the festivities but also allows easy access to other attractions in the city, such as the nearby Pearl Street Mall.

  • What are the festival hours?

    Friday, May 24: 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM (Friday night kickoff concert) Saturday, May 25: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM Sunday, May 26: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM Monday, May 27: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

  • Is the Boulder Creek Festival free?

    Yes, the Boulder Creek Festival is free to attend. There is no admission charge, which makes it accessible to a wide audience. Visitors can enjoy the music performances, activities, and browse the vendor booths without any cost. However, purchases from food vendors, drink stalls, and craft booths, as well as participation in certain special activities, would require payment.

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