This Labor Day invites our community to all reaches of the city to experience a host of diverse activities and events. Mix and mingle at a host of outdoor celebrations or duck indoors for intimate experiences that inspire innovation and ignite internal flames. Here are some awesome Labor Day events you simply mustn’t miss.
Fuck Up Night
When: 9/2/21, 6:00pm
Where: Gordon Gamm Theater
The Dairy Arts Center has partnered with SPUR to host its own iteration of the non-profit’s “Fuck Up Night”. Four Boulder entrepreneurs (including yours truly) will regale guests with personal accounts of total mess ups, costly mistakes, and embarrassing moments that have paved the way to their (our) ultimate success stories. Doors open at 6:00pm and the panel discussion kicks off at 7:00pm. Don’t miss the chance to hear from some well-known Boulder professionals and the opportunity to network with our vibrant and entrepreneurial community.
Boulder Creek Hometown Festival
When: 9/4 – 9/7/2021 – times vary
Where: downtown Boulder
The annual Boulder Creek Hometown Festival will celebrate its final weekend during Labor Day, giving folks one last chance to experience this epic outdoor gathering. Shop local vendors and artisans, dine on tasty eats from area food trucks, and enjoy a crisp craft brew exactly the way it should be sipped – creekside. Bring a picnic blanket, chairs, and some sunblock to spend the entire weekend outside, recreating in Boulder’s beautiful outdoors.
Rocking The Farm
When: 9/4/2021, 5 – 9pm
Where: LaJoyia Farm
Enjoy an intimate outdoor concert at this Boulder County working farm. LaJoyia will open its doors over Labor Day weekend and invite 75 people for an evening of refreshments, BYOB adult beverages, and music by Mojomama. Rocking The Farm allows Boulder County residents to see a working farm up-close-and-personal while interacting with the individuals that supply our local produce. Tickets are going fast, don’t wait to snag one for this limited occupancy event.
85th Annual Labor Day Parade
When: 9/6/21, 10am
Where: Pine Street, Louisville
The theme for this year’s annual Labor Day Parade is “Friends and Neighbors”. Spend your day enjoying Boulder’s charming next door neighbor, Louisville. Its downtown is full of great restaurants, bars, and boutiques. The parade will kick off at 10am and run down Pine Street. Dress in your finest red, white, and blue, and plan to spend the day bopping around downtown Louisville with your friends and neighbors.
Labor Day gives Americans the chance to rest, relax, and recharge. Not only should you take the day off work, but you should take the day off of stress, chores, and technology. Spend some time in the great outdoors and participate in one of these numerous events that makes Boulder so great.