Downtown Boulder is historic and charming, beautifully surrounded by the Flatiron Mountains, and is located in the center of a vibrant city only 30 miles from Denver. It is filled with entertainment along with quality dining and shopping in more than 1,000 businesses, 85 percent owned and operated by local entrepreneurs. Pearl Street MallThis popular four-block-long flower-filled pedestrian mall features multi-talented street performers and presents one of the best people-watching destinations. Add to that nationally renowned restaurants and shops, historic hotels, and quaint lodging accommodations, and you will have a truly memorable experience in this outstanding area.Free Entertainment Year-long major events include the April Tulip Fairy and Elf Parade, the summer outdoor music concerts, the July Pearl Street Arts Fest, the Halloween Munchkin Masquerade, the Lights of December Parade, and visiting Santa during St. Nick on the Bricks.
Boulder Symphony Presents "Party At Tchaikovsky's", a Tchaikovsky Extravaganza: Swan Lake Suite and Violin Concerto. Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church. Welcomed back will be the talented 15-year-old soloist violinist, PHOENIX AVALON, who will perform the most exciting of the violin concertos. He was awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship and began study at the Cleveland Institute of Music. There will also be a PRE-CONCERT TALK at 6:15 pm in the Chapel. FREE ST PATRICK'S DAY PARTYThursday, March 17, 2016 from 5:30 to 11 pm at the Boulder Theater.Presented by Boulder Beer and Jameson.Music, drink specials, and Irish fare provided by Savory Cuisines.Bluegrass Jam - Live MusicMondays, March 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm at West Flanders Brewing Company.Afternoon TeaThis is a traditional vegetarian tea with an assortment of sweet and savory pastries and cakes, tea sandwiches, scones, and premium tea. The cost is $22, and reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance.