RAW, GRITTY, COMMITTED, LIKE ANY GOOD ADVENTURER...
Embark on a transformative journey at the Adventure Film Festival & Street Fair in Boulder. This three-day, community-driven event showcases a diverse collection of the year’s most groundbreaking independent films, interactive art, workshops, and insightful speakers that inspire activism through adventure. Discover the joy and misery of absolute solitude while biking the frozen Yukon Quest dog sled path. Kite board and ski across the Greenland Ice Cap to descend uncharted waterfalls surging into the Arctic Ocean. Enter the no fall zone while free soloing delicate rock walls hundreds of feet above the pines. Disrupt the paradigm and become the solution for environmental conservation. These journeys and stories are where dreams are born and legends are made.
Here’s what’s planned for the 2018 Festival:
- The Best and Most Inspirational Films of the Year:
Witness raw, gritty, creative, visceral, inspiring, poignant films at the historic Boulder Theater.
- The Adventure Street Fair:
Adventure Street Fair (14th Street & Pearl Street Mall), dance to live music, indulge your senses with Avery craft beer and gourmet food pairings at the Intrepid Travel Beer Garden, and enjoy Backcountry GourmetCooking Workshops with renowned chef Kieran Creevy. Explore the eclectic vendor village with the Adventure Art Experience, Patagonia Provisions tasting bar, complimentary Klean Kanteen pint cups, Flatirons Subarus, Zeal Optics Airstream pop-up shop, Weston’s tiny house and snowcat, Rainbow Sandals corn hole competition, ShutterBus’ vintage VW photo booth, Sherpa’s food and Tibetan lounge, NativesOutdoors multi-media experience, innovative outdoor gear pioneers, interactive games, and massive giveaways, including a $2,000 trip from Intrepid Travel.
- The Adventure Filmmaker’s Workshop:
Adventure Film School is back for another incredible year. Inspired by Jonny Copp’s vision to Make Your Own Legends, we’ve packed this year’s workshop with more hands-on sessions to get you out there telling stories. Experience the two-day interactive photography and filmmaking workshop with industry leaders and world class adventurers and create your own film while at the festival. Learn more
- Yoga & Mimosas with Gerry Lopez and Olivia Hsu:
Two classes on Sunday each lead by an expert instructor. Sweat, smile, laugh, and find deep relaxation with surf legend and icon Gerry Lopez and pro climber and Boulder local Olivia Hsu. Enter to win a pair of signature Gerry Lopez Rainbow Sandals and cool shades from Zeal Optics!
- The Family and Kids Show with Jeff & Paige:
Come enjoy the best family friendly films of the year, live performances from “Jeff and Paige”, Jeremy Collins art, giveaways, and special activities for your kiddos. Learn more
- Outdoor Afro Hike: Black History
Come join us on a three-mile hike through Boulder as we explore some important facets in its rich black history. We will learn the stories of early black settlers and pioneering spirits who called Boulder and front range their home from writer, speaker and OA Colorado Leader Kriste Peoples. Only 20 spots available so you better get on it! Sign up
- The Walk & Draw with Jeremy Collins:
Grab your sketch book, follow the trail, and explore your artistic side while getting one-on-one instruction from award-winning adventure artist Jeremy Collins. Jeremy will share his philosophy of on-location art creation and offer open discussion for the professional, casual, or recreational artist.
- Massive Raffles and Giveaways:
$10,000 worth of outdoor clothing and gear including big giveaways from Patagonia, Black Diamond, Klean Kanteen, Rainbow Sandals, Patagonia Provisions, Zeal Optics, La Sportiva, Matador, Weston Snowboards, and more!
It’s a great excuse for a trip to Boulder, a chance to meet awesome people, and a warm fuzzy feeling to take home!
2017 Adventure Film Festival Trailer from Adventure Film Festival on Vimeo.