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Downtown Boulder Fall Fest returns to the Pearl Street Mall September 22nd-September 24th, 2023

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Celebrating its 35th year, Fall Fest features live music, family-activities and a beer/wine/margarita garden

Boulder, CO [September 18, 2023]- Downtown Boulder’s beloved annual Fall Fest, finds its way back to the Pearl Street Mall to ring in a new season the weekend of September 22nd-24th, 2023. 

Hours: Friday, September 22nd, 5-9 PM, Saturday 23rd, 10 AM-9 PM and Sunday, September 23rd, 10 AM-5 PM. Event details and live music schedule can be found at

Visitors will enjoy a weekend full of live music performances on the 1300 block of the mall featuring 10 diverse, local bands and artists. Kicking off the festival on Friday, September 22nd at 5:30 PM, is the Mono Verde Collective, a Denver local, Latin Reggae influenced band. Then on Saturday at 11:30 AM, Boulder Suzuki Strings takes the stage for a full day of live music culminating with Los Mochochetes Saturday evening at 7 PM. 

The Bank of Colorado sponsored Beer/Margarita and Wine Garden will host a mix of both familiar and new offerings. Avery Brewing craft beers, Woodchuck Hard Cider, wine and margaritas specials will be sold on the 1300 block of the mall from $8 (margaritas $10) per glass with a valid form of identification.

Maintaining downtown’s love for local businesses, the Firefly Handmade Fall Market will return to Fall Fest for their sixth year. Stop by and support the collection of local, national and international artisan vendors offering a variety of arts, apparel, home goods and more. 

Fall Fest is a family-friendly event with free inflatable activities provided by Eldora including a 18 foot slide, a dragon bouncy house, and an obstacle course. These activities are available Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 4 PM. 

Information can be found online at

Fall Fest is produced by Downtown Boulder Community Initiatives (DBCI). This festival is co-presented by Bank of Colorado, Eldora, Quantum FiberKaiser Permanente, City of Boulder, Daily Camera, Avery Brewing, Eldorado Natural Spring Water and Woodchuck Hard Cider.


For more information: 
General public: 303-449-3774 |

Press: Kate Hernandez, Marketing and Communications Coordinator

303-449-3774 |

About Downtown Boulder Community Initiatives: 

Downtown Boulder Community Initiatives (DBCI) (formerly known as the Downtown Boulder Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit created in 2017. The organization’s mission is to engage visitors and locals alike through arts, culture, innovation and inclusive, community-driven experiences in downtown Boulder. ( DBCI, along with the Downtown Boulder Business Improvement District, falls under the umbrella of the parent organization, the Downtown Boulder Partnership.