Street festivals, fun runs, and cultural events abound this June. Where else can you start your morning with a brisk 10K and finish it off swing dancing to big band music in the shadows of WWII fighter jets? Explore our lively city and take advantage of all Boulder has to offer at any one of these events.
When: 6/2, 11 am —5 pm
Join the local Hebrew community in celebrating the 25th annual Boulder Jewish Festival. Boulder is often recognized for its stunning views and progressive culture, but we are also a melting pot city, with residents from all walks of life. Learn about Hebrew traditions and celebrate Jewish heritage in Boulder this June with fellow community members.
When: 6/6, 5:30—8:30 pm
Kick off Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art’s summer exhibits with this intimate event. Featuring the opening of Clark Richert: Patterns and Dimensions, guests will be the first to witness this intriguing exhibit, mingle with fellow art enthusiasts, and potentially meet some of Boulder’s famed local artists.
When: 6/13, 5:30—7:30 pm
Where: The Dairy Arts Center
Back for its 7th year in a row, this craft cocktail event is equal parts competition and celebration. Featuring mixologists from Boulder’s best loved and highly awarded restaurants, like Blackbelly Market, Mateo, 24 Carrot Bistro, Arcana, and Zolo Southwestern Grill, guests are guaranteed to enjoy, exciting, fresh cocktails that blend innovation and tradition.
When: 6/15, 4 pm
Where: Boulder Municipal Airport
Don your best 40’s get-up, slip on your dancing shoes, and join history buffs, dance enthusiasts, and big band fans for the 11th annual WWII Era Ball. The beloved Glenn Miller Orchestra and other big band performers will play for the crowd all evening long. Tour WWII planes, snap a few photos in front of historic exhibits, and check out classic cars at the event’s 1940’s Drive-In Movie Theater set.
When: 6/15, 7:30 am—4:30 pm
Where: Civic Area
If your little one is interested in bike racing or simply loves his or her Strider bicycle, check out this downtown Boulder bike race curated with the littlest of riders in mind. Registered racers get a Strider jersey and the chance to experience bike racing in a safe, supportive atmosphere. Spectators can watch for free, so stop by anytime as the various heats run throughout day.
When: 6/23, race times TBD
Where: Boulder Reservoir
Nothing says summer is here quite like a spirited sunrise race. Join fellow running fans and kick off the beginning of summer with this fun run around the reservoir. Enjoy a fully supported race, SWAG bag, and awards ceremony at the finish line. Get back into racing season and meet other runners at this welcoming event.
June offers a plethora of events that celebrate Boulder’s warming summer weather, our lush mountain landscape, and our intriguing community. Whether you’re looking to broaden your horizons, discover delightful new cocktails, or get your legs into hiking shape, Boulder has something for you.