Welcome to What’s Up Boulder!

What's Up Boulder event logo. Let's shape our future together.

This event brings together all city departments to engage in dialogue with you about a variety of plans and projects. We’ll have free dessert, entertainment, family-friendly activities, and opportunities to chat with Council members.

Bring your outdoor blanket and chairs to enjoy a free, fun afternoon with us!

Foothills Community Park

Let’s shape our future together!

When: Sunday, Sept. 10 from 1-3:30 p.m.

Where: Foothills Community Park, with additional fun activities at the future park on Violet Ave.

At Foothills Community Park pavilions area 

  • City staff ready to talk with you on past, current, and future projects/plans
  • Chat with City Council members
  • See and interact up close with a a snow plow, fire engine, police vehicle, and our new Police K9, Astro
  • Free dessert from Kona Ice and Best One Yet food trucks
  • Music by DJ Musa Starseed
  • Music performance by city employee Blake Rice
  • Face painting
  • Craft tables from Studio Arts Boulder and artist Betsy Tobin
  • Trackless trains to take you over to Violet Avenue, the site of a future neighborhood park

Please be sure to follow all the rules the city has in place for parks including no alcohol, firearms or feeding wildlife, and that pets must be on a leash.

At the future park on Violet Avenue  

Conservation efforts

  • Beverages with reusable cups provided by R.cup
  • Large water stations available to refill your water bottles

Parking and transportation 

  • Some parking is available at Foothills Community Park pavilions area
  • There are three sets of bike racks at Foothills Community Park
  • A SKIP bus stop is next to the park
  • Overflow parking is available in both the parking lot next to the community garden and at Shining Mountain School
  • Please do not park in the residential neighborhood