Downtown Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall kicks into festival mode once again for the 32nd annual FallFest from Friday to Sunday, September 13 to 15. Admission and live entertainment are FREE. The musical lineup includes The Goonies, Chris Daniels and The Kings with Freddi Gowdy, Guerrilla Fanfare, Funkiphino and more.
Peruse the Firefly Handmade Market with more than 120 artisans’ booths selling home goods, fine craft, art, ceramics, skin care, children’s and adult fashion, leather goods, jewelry, pet goods, and artisanal food and beverages. And visit Mall merchants many of which also offer FallFest specials.
The FallFest Beer Garden features brews ($5) from local Avery Brewing Company, margaritas ($8) and wine. Local food will be available from Boulder Bowls, Falafel King and Fast Eddie’s Hot Dogs — all Mall stalwarts.
The Children’s Activity Area (featuring a bounce house, giant slide and obstacle course) is on the Boulder County Courthouse Lawn. This year all activities are FREE.
Festival hours are Friday, September 14, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, September 15, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, September 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Parking in City of Boulder Garages is FREE on Saturdays and Sundays and metered parking is FREE on Sundays. Even though parking in garages is free on weekends please make sure you hang on to your ticket as you’ll need that to exit the garage. The lost ticket fee is $50.