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Boulder Social Streets

Come meet on the street all summer long...

This summer as part of the City of Boulder's "Social Streets" initiative, the Downtown Boulder Partnership is hosting a series of FREE fun events / activities along 13th Street between Arapahoe Avenue and Canyon Boulevard.  (There is no cost to attend the events and all members of the community and visitors near and far are invited to attend!) So grab your family/neighbors/friends and come meet on the street to celebrate community and enjoy our vibrant downtown district!

Rollerpalooza (A Celebration of All Things Wheels)
Sunday, June 25, 2023 |  1 pm - 5 pm

Grab your family and friends along with your bicycle, tricycle, scooter, skateboard, or roller skates and come join us on 13th Street for an exhilarating celebration of all things that roll.

It's the perfect opportunity to 'hang ten' on wheels! Immerse yourself in a delightful ambiance as you enjoy a nostalgic roller rink experience accompanied by a DJ, or embark on a scenic bike tour up and down vibrant 13th Street.

Dancing in the Street
Friday, July 21, 2023 |  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Let's dance! Move and groove on 13th Street, where a fun-filled evening awaits with the captivating allure of variety of music and dance genres. Immerse yourself in a variety of experiences that invite all to participate - whether you're an intrepid novice or a seasoned virtuoso of the dance floor.

Enjoy mesmerizing short performances from local dance troops along with immersive introductory lessons that will culminate in a lively and fun social dance hour set to tunes from all music genres.

Picnic on the Pavement
Sunday, July 30, 2023 | 11 am - 3 pm

Come partake in the unconventional delight of a street-side picnic. Venture into the heart of 13th Street for a one-of-a-kind dining experience.

Select from a delectable array of locally sourced culinary delights for purchase or bring your own favorite dishes to enjoy and share. Engage in lively conversations with your neighbors as you gather around a vibrant community table over a bite to eat!

Yappy Hour
Friday, August 4, 2023 |  3 pm - 6 pm

“Unleash” (but please keep your pup leashed) an afternoon of fun as furry four legged friends come together for a special canine social gathering. Get ready for wagging tails, playful barks and boundless energy.

Yappy Hour serves as a haven for four-legged companions and their devoted owners to meet, bond and revel in the shared love for dogs. This event will include sniffing introductions, spirited games of fetch, infectious canine smiles and much more. Join us on 13th Street as we celebrate the unbreakable bond between humans and their beloved furry companions. Remember, cats drool and dogs rule!

There are even more exciting events and activities to come later this summer.  Please check back often for updates. 

We can't wait to meet you on 13th Street all summer long! 

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To learn more about the Boulder Social Streets project, visit the City of Boulder's webpage.

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