Looking for a cheery spring getaway over Easter weekend or Passover? In Boulder, spring flowers will likely be lifting their heads for their first drink of fresh spring air all along hiking trails and Pearl Street flower beds. The Flatirons will start to show the first hints of spring green. See below for a few of the highlights.
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Jill's, the restaurant of St Julien Hotel & Spa, is planning to do something special for Easter, with details to come. 720-406-7399
Enjoy a special brunch at the Greenbriar Inn, an elegant traditional restaurant and tavern nested in the foothills north of Boulder.
Enjoy seasonally prepared menus with three different locations to choose from. Reserve your table for an intimate dinner for up to 10 people on Hotel Boulderado’s Mezzanine, dine at Spruce Farm & Fish, or order ToGo for your Easter at home. More details can be found here.
Starting on April 3, 2021, the beloved farmers' market will fill with local farmers, cheesemakers, bakers, winemakers, and flower-growers. Pick up goodies, or simply grab a meal from the food court and enjoy a picnic beside Boulder Creek or on the shady, green Central Park. Every Saturday 8am-2pm (April-November) and Wednesdays 4-8pm (May-October).
Pedego Bikes in Boulder is open and providing tours to small groups. They fully sanitize their bikes between uses, and their experienced guides wear face coverings. If you’ve never tried an e-bike, you’re in for a treat. You'll feel like a superhero zooming up hills with the greatest of ease. This tour takes you through historic downtown, along the Boulder Creek Path and up to the foot of the Flatirons. With nubby, fat tires, you can do these tours in most weather. Find more bike tours here.
It could just as easily dump snow on April 4 as it could be a warm, sunshiney day. If the trails are clear, you might spot some early wildflowers like pasque flowers and spring beauties. Here's a guide to Boulder's wildflowers and which trails to find them on.
Some of Boulder’s best public art is included on this easy, downtown walking tour, every step of which is detailed here. And you’ll find plenty of spots to stop for beverages and snacks along the way. Boulder's collection of 90+ murals is worth exploring, too. There are also 19 alley doors painted by artists throughout downtown Boulder.
Downtown Boulder’s brick-paved Pearl Street Mall is filled with flowerbeds that bloom with upwards of 15,000 tulips in springtime. The timing of the buds’ opening is, of course, up to Mother Nature, but you will often see the tulips begin to pop up in early April, with peak time often happening mid to late April. Bring a camera and make a day of it with Pearl Street’s amazing shopping and dining. Downtown Boulder is also bringing an entire month of Tulip Fairy & Elf Celebrations to Boulder!