Happy Holidays . . . For the Love of Boulder

Happy Holidays from Downtown Boulder! Now's the time to stand up and step out for what you love...to show our retail and restaurant community exactly what they mean to you. Support local businesses that put your safety first and their bottom line second. For the Love of Boulder...come shop, eat, play and stay.  Enjoy the things you love, crave and covet and save the things that make life so sweet in the process.

Snow Much Fun | November 22, 2020 - January 10, 2021

You can still take in the sites and lights throughout downtown Boulder and the Civic Area this season with beautiful lighting displays planned throughout the district. Check back for a map of lighting displays you won't want to miss!

See the Lights

Small Business Saturday | Saturday, November 28

On Saturday, November 28, downtown will join small businesses across the country to celebrate, Small Business Saturday®. Celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, it’s a day dedicated to helping support the small businesses that help to create jobs, boost the economy, and preserve neighborhoods around the country. Now, more than ever, small businesses need your support.

Shop Local

Holiday Freezie Bingo

Get your Holiday Freezie Bingo card online and then head to participating downtown Boulder businesses to Find Freezie hidden throughout retail stores downtown. Share your completed Bingo card for a chance to win gift cards! Runs November 28, 2020 - December 19, 2020


Lights of December Motorcade | Saturday, December 5 | 6 pm

For the health and safety of our community, Downtown Boulder will host a vehicle-based “Lights of December Motorcade” to minimize in-person interactions while continuing to provide holiday cheer. Community members will be able to view from their homes via live stream and from home, where possible, as our motorcade route winds around downtown. Sign-up now to be a participant (space is limited). Check back for streaming details!

Participate in the Motorcade

Event Photos

Highlights from the 2019 Downtown Boulder Holiday events