Heads Up!

Events Potentially Impacting Your Business

Here's a list of upcoming, large city-wide events. Knowing about them may be helpful as you make your staffing schedules, consider special offers, or just wonder why all the extra people are in town. It's not meant to promote the events, but to help you as you plan for business during the next 30 days.

For a calendar listing of all events, please see www.bouldercoloradousa.com/things-to-do/events/. To be listed on the calendar of events, contact Chelsea Black. You can even do it yourself if you'd like.

IRONMAN - July 30 - Aug 3

   ironman creek 2

  • 2000+ participants + addl 2000 volunteers, 200 staff, hundreds of family members & friends 
  • July 30 - Check in, IRONMAN Village open (at Boulder High)
  • July 31 - Check in, IROMAN Village open, Opening Ceremony (at Boulder High)
  • Aug 1 - Kids run at 8:30am at Boulder High, mandatory check in (also at Boulder High)
  • Sunday, Aug 2 - Race starts at the Boulder Rez with the swim at 6:20am
  • No parking or entrance allowed at Boulder Rez , do not try to drive to the Rez on Aug 2. Shuttles available to and from Boulder High School.
  • Athletes will run almost entirely on the Boulder Creek Path
  • Ends downtown on Pearl Street. Athletes must cross the finish before midnight.
  • http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman/boulder.aspx#axzz3fzb623XZ 
  Photo credit: Ed Byrne

Bands On the Bricks - July 29 In conjunction with IRONMAN

   Bands on the Bricks DO NOT USE

  • In conjunction with IRONMAN, The Samples will perform which will bring a bigger-than-normal crowd. Free and open to the public.
  • Beer Garden opens at 5:30, music starts at 7:00.
  • http://www.bandsonthebricks.com

 Photo credit: Photo courtesy of Shane Rich/Downtown Boulder (DBI.org)

 Triple A Radio Conference - Aug 5-8


  • Outdoor music on the Hill from 8-9:30pm each night, free & open to the public
  • 300 attendees 
  • 20+ years in Boulder 
  • Other concerts happening around town for conference attendees
  • http://www.fmqb.com/Article.asp?id=1381075

Pearl Street Mile - Aug 12

  • Lots of runners and street closures downtown this evening.
  • The four waves of races begin with the kid's race at 6:00pm, and then the open, Elite Women and Elite Men races follow. 
  • http://www.flatironsrunning.com/community 

CU Freshman Move In - Aug 16-24