June 3, 2016

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Summer Activity Guide for Boulder & Longmont

Summer is finally within sight and we couldn’t be more excited because nothing compares to summer in Colorado! There is plenty of fun in the sun to be had in Boulder and Longmont. Let us be your guide to the best events the whole family can enjoy. Fireworks, music, food… action!

FUN FOR THE FAMILY

 

(Photo courtesy of Boulder Outdoor Cinema)

Boulder Outdoor Cinema

The Boulder Outdoor Cinema is a community fave. Don’t miss watching cult favorite movies under the stars of gorgeous Boulder, CO. Food trucks, an opening band, concession stand treats, trivia quizzes, prizes from local businesses and an awesome community. Now that’s how you do summer!

When: Saturday, June 11; Band starts at 7:30, movie at dusk.
Where: Valmont Bike Park (Valmont Rd, Boulder, CO 80301)

Colorado Music Festival: Family Fun Concert

The Family Fun Concert of the The Colorado Music Festival gives younger children a chance to meet different sections of the orchestra. Small ensembles of musicians from the CMF Orchestra perform informal, 45-minute musical programs that all can enjoy. Concert-goers can also meet the musicians for a Q&A following each performance.

When: Sunday, July 10. 3:00 PM
Where: Chautauqua Auditorium; 900 Baseline Road, Boulder, CO 80302

 

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Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast

Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast is one of the most-loved events in Boulder County. There’s no better way to watch the fireworks on 4th of July! Enjoy upbeat music by The Mighty Twisters, an amazing performance by Mad Hops Jump Rope Team and sing along to classic 4th of July tunes with the community. It’s one of the most anticipated events of the year and it’s going to be a blast!

When: Monday, July 4th at 8:00pm
Where: CU Folsom Field

 

FESTIVALS

Longmont Kinetics
 

 
You’ll find the most interesting and fun things to watch at The Kinetics Sculpture Race! The race features teams on human-powered sculptures racing across land & water with eccentric costumes & themes. This an all day festival for friends & family at the Beach with Music, Entertainment, Food & Beer Garden, Kid’s Recycled Raft Race, Solstice Swim, Dragon Boats, and Burn Sculpture at dusk  on the lake!

When: Saturday June 25th, 11am- All Day
Where: Union Reservoir, 775 County Road 26, Longmont, CO 80504, USA
 
Boulder Jewish Festival

This Boulder festival is a one-day celebration of Jewish culture, featuring live entertainment, fine art and Judaica, ethnic food, community organizations and activities for all ages. Admission is free!

When: Sunday, June 19th 11am- 4pm
Where: Boulder County Courthouse Lawn and 1200-1400 blocks of the Pearl Street Mall Boulder, Colorado

 

ARTS/MUSIC

 

(Photo Courtesy of Downtown Boulder)

Bands on the Bricks

Bands on the Bricks is Boulder County’s premier outdoor summer concert series taking place in the heart of the city on the bricks of the one-and-only Pearl Street Mall. Enjoy performances from the best local musicians along the front range.

When: Starting Wednesday night at 5:30pm, June 1st– August 3rd
Where: Bricks of Pearl Street Mall

Downtown Longmont Concert Series

Every Friday starting in June, Downtown Longmont gives you the chance to dance in the street and enjoy great live music from regional artists. Bring your family and neighbors downtown for the evening and sample some great local food and drink from downtown businesses. Admission is free!

When: Fridays: June 3, 10, 17, 24 and July 22, 2016, 6 – 9:30 p.m.
Where: 4th Avenue between Main and Kimbark Streets

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