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Fall Fest Schedule


From live music, food and drinks and over 80 artisans in the Firefly Handmade Market, there are a lot of things to do at the Downtown Boulder Fall Fest. Take a peek at the full schedule of performances and activities below - and don't miss the many FREE family-friendly activities and entertainment too!

To see the full band line-up for the weekend and listen to some of their music - visit our Music page.

5 - 9 pm  |  Beer Garden Open

Avery Brewing is back with their local favorites and a few specials for Fall Fest weekend (beer is $8). Attendees can also enjoy a variety of Wood Chuck Hard Cider ($8), Wine ($8) and Margaritas ($10) on the 1300 block of the Pearl Street Mall. Don't forget to bring a valid photo ID. Food from Boulder Bowls, Chiri's Momo Delights, and make your own shaved ice with Big Wheel Beverages.

oLiv Boulder Beer Garden | 1300 Block of Pearl

5 - 9 pm  |  Firefly Handmade Market

The premier, handmade artisan market on the Front Range, this carefully and creatively curated market’s 80+ artists, makers and designers will feature home goods, visual art and design, ceramics, skincare/wellness goods, children's apparel/toys/decor, adult apparel, accessories, jewelry, pet goods, artisanal food and beverages, and more.

Pearl Street Mall & 14th Street

5 - 6:30 pm  |  iZCALLi

iZCALLi swigs its evolving sound from all wells of tradition, from Latin-tinged echoes to fuzz rock anthems saturated with rebellious spirit in English and in Español; creating the perfect molotov of nostalgia and euphoria, equal parts sweet and intoxicating. iZCALLi’s music ignites a sonic space to reconnect yourself with the present, to join what you’ve left behind with what you will recover, discover your heart, so you know you are home.

Performance Stage, 1300 Block of Pearl

7 - 9 pm | Chain Station

Chain Station is a 4-piece, high-energy, get ‘em out on the dance floor string band born high in the mountains but based in Denver, Colorado. Their music is well-steeped in Americana roots with vocal harmonies that are high, lonesome, and tight. Their picking ranges from lightning-fast to mountain mellow.

Performance Stage, 1300 Block of Pearl

10 am - 9 pm | Firefly Handmade Market

The premier, handmade artisan market on the Front Range, this carefully and creatively curated market’s 80+ artists, makers and designers will feature home goods, visual art and design, ceramics, skincare/wellness goods, children's apparel/toys/decor, adult apparel, accessories, jewelry, pet goods, artisanal food and beverages, and more.

Pearl Street Mall and 14th Street

10 am - 4 pm | FREE Inflatables

Head over to the Boulder County Courthouse Lawn on the 1300 block of the Pearl Street Mall to enjoy the FREE inflatables (thanks to our Children's Activity sponsor Eldora Mountain Resort!) - including an 18 foot single lane slide, a Dragon Bounce House and a 30 foot Obstacle Course.

Boulder County Courthouse Lawn, 1300 Block of Pearl

10 - 11 am | Boulder Suzuki Strings

Bring the kids for this ensemble performance from local string school, Boulder Suzuki Strings. They offer private lessons and group classes in violin, viola and cello for students ages 4 through high school, as well as early childhood education classes for children ages 0-4 through our Prelude Music program.

Performance Stage, 1300 Block of Pearl

11 am - 9 pm | Beer Garden Open

Join us in the oLiv Boulder Beer Garden for Avery Brewing beer, Wood Chuck hard cider, wine, margaritas and food from Boulder Bowls, Chiri's Momo Delights, and Big Wheel Beverages.

oLiv Boulder Beer Garden | 1300 Block of Pearl

11:30 am - 12:30 pm | School of Rock

School of Rock is a music school for all skill levels, ages, and musical aspirations. With students ranging from toddlers to adults, School of Rock is where music students grow into real musicians. School of Rock Boulder has been serving the Boulder and surrounding areas since 2010. The school of Rock Boulder House band is an audition only program that showcases their best up and coming musicians playing popular, contemporary and classic songs throughout rock and roll history.

Fiber Performance Stage, 1300 Block of Pearl

1 - 2:30 pm | Lucas Wolf

Lucas Wolf is a South Dakota born, Arizona raised singer songwriter currently touring the western region of the United States. He has supported bands such as Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Leftover Salmon, Lion Vibes, Gipsy Moon, Mountain Standard Time and more. He writes heartfelt, thoughtful lyrics and his songs are delivered with passion and sincerity each and every time. He is currently working on his second full length record out of Boulder Colorado.

Performance Stage, 1300 Block of Pearl

3 - 4:30 pm | Saritah

Conscious roots songstress Saritah (sa-REE-ta) is on a worldwide musical mission to uplift, inspire and heal. Bursting with an organic sound that is a refreshing and uniquely feminine weave of reggae, soul and acoustic inspired flavors, Saritah has a relentless passion for inspiring people to live their purpose and to follow their dreams.

Performance Stage, 1300 Block of Pearl

5 - 6:30 pm | Bear Hat

Bear Hat is an eclectic acoustic ensemble hailing from the majestic mountain communities around Boulder, Colorado. Inspired by the rugged beauty of their surroundings, this group of talented musicians combines their diverse backgrounds and instrumentation to create a sound that is truly unique. Consisting of guitar, mandolin, banjo, flute, fiddle & upright bass, Bear Hat weaves together original material and tasteful covers to create an exhilarating blend of Bluegrass, Old Time, Swing, Blues and Rock ’n’ Roll.

Performance Stage, 1300 Block of Pearl

7 - 9 pm | The Reminders

A rare and remarkable musical duo with undeniable magical chemistry, The Reminders transcend the bounds of expectation to uplift and entertain. They seamlessly blend razor sharp rhythms and raw, soulful vocals with reggae-tinged hip-hop beats to highlight their relevant and inspiring messages. The couple shares a partnership in both music and life as Samir and Aja have been married for over a decade.

Performance Stage, 1300 Block of Pearl

10 am - 5 pm | Firefly Handmade Market

The premier, handmade artisan market on the Front Range, this carefully and creatively curated market’s 80+ artists, makers and designers will feature home goods, visual art and design, ceramics, skincare/wellness goods, children's apparel/toys/decor, adult apparel, accessories, jewelry, pet goods, artisanal food and beverages, and more.

Pearl Street Mall and 14th Street

10 am - 4 pm | FREE Inflatables

Head over to the Boulder County Courthouse Lawn on the 1300 block of the Pearl Street Mall to enjoy the FREE inflatables (thanks to our Children's Activity sponsor Eldora Mountain Resort!) - including an 18 foot single lane slide, a Dragon Bounce House and a 30 foot Obstacle Course.

Boulder County Courthouse Lawn, 1300 Block of Pearl

11 am - 5 pm | Beer Garden Open

Join us in the oLiv Boulder Beer Garden for Avery Brewing beer, Wood Chuck hard cider, wine, margaritas and food from Boulder Bowls, Chiri's Momo Delights, and Big Wheel Beverages.

oLiv Boulder Beer Garden | 1300 Block of Pearl

11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Jenn Cleary

Jenn Cleary is a singer-songwriter known for her soulful vocals and captivating shows. She lives in Boulder, Colorado and has been actively involved in the music scene for over 20 years. Jenn’s music encompasses a blend of folk, rock, and blues, creating a rich sound with stirring melodies and heartfelt lyrics. Jenn Cleary has released multiple full-length records, many singles, and two children’s albums.

Performance Stage, 1300 Block of Pearl

1 - 2:30 pm | Jane & Matthews

Hailing from the vibrant music scene right here in Boulder, Colorado, Jane & Matthews is an enchanting creative partnership whose harmonies and eclectic sound encapsulate the boundless creativity and passion of its collaborators. With a penchant for storytelling, Jane & Matthews weave narratives evoking joy, introspection, and a sense of wanderlust, resulting in performances that are not just concerts; they’re heartfelt conversations with their audiences.

Performance Stage, 1300 Block of Pearl

3 - 5 pm | Foggy Mountain Spaceship

Foggy Mountain Spaceship is reimagining the banjo one intergalactic song at a time. The band features Chris Elliott on Banjo, Chris Sheldon on the Banjotron Acoustikit 2000™, and Kyle Ussery on Banjo Bass and foot synthesizer. Their cosmic compositions, celestial covers, and psychedelic instrumentals will take you on a journey through space and time like you've never experienced before.

Performance Stage, 1300 Block of Pearl