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Creekside Events

Creekside Concerts & Movie in the Park  | The Green at Boulder's Civic Area


Fridays: Aug. 16 & Aug. 23, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

Join us for Boulder Parks and Recreation's FREE outdoor concert series in Boulder's Civic Area. Creekside Concerts bring together the community with exciting live bands, food vendors and local craft beer. All concerts are free and open to the public and family-friendly. Beer garden open at 5:30 p.m. Music starts at 6 p.m. Presented by Boulder Parks and Recreation. Sponsored by Boulder Beer and the PLAY Boulder Foundation. 


Join Boulder Parks and Recreation for a FREE movie under the stars, exciting live music, food vendors and local craft beer. Come early and enjoy a live band kick off the evening. Beer garden open at 5:30 p.m., music starts at 6 p.m., movie starts at dusk. Presented by City of Boulder Parks and Recreation. Sponsored by Boulder Beer and the PLAY Boulder Foundation. 

  • Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 – TBD 80’s Film, The Champions (80’s Arena Rock Cover Band) 


Vote by Friday, June 14. The winner will be posted here and on our social media channels .


What time do the food trucks arrive? What time does the show start?
Food trucks will arrive by 5:30 p.m. The show will begin at 6 p.m.

How much does it cost to enter?
Entry to the Creekside Concert Series and Creekside Movie in the Park is FREE.

Where is parking? 
Parking is available at the Boulder Public Library, on City streets, and within City of Boulder’s parking garages.

What are other transportation options?
We strongly encourage you to bus, bike, or walk to the show. Bus stations are located on Broadway. Bicycle racks and B-Cycle stations are located at the Municipal Building and Boulder Public Library.

Will there be an ATM available?

Where can I sit?
Seating is first come, first served, on the grass in the Civic Area. You are welcome to bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the concert. Chairs should be no taller than 32 inches from the ground to facilitate viewing by all guests.

Will there be food available?
Yes, we will have multiple food trucks at each event.

Can I bring in alcohol?
No, you cannot bring in alcohol to the venue. However, beer will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the PLAY Boulder Foundation who supports excellence in parks and recreation by mobilizing community support through education, philanthropy and advocacy.

Is there a lost and found?
During the event, you can visit the BPR Information Tent. To inquire about lost and found items after the event, please call 303-413-7200.

What happens if it rains?
All concerts are held rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, concert may be delayed or canceled.

Are pets allowed?
We strongly encourage you to leave pets at home. Hot pavement, crowds and other dogs can impact pet safety and well-being at public events. Certified service animals can accompany owners.

Can I smoke inside the venue?
Smoking is prohibited within 25 feet of public areas including the Civic Area, Boulder Public Library, and the Boulder Creek Path (BRC 6-4-3.5).

What services are there for patrons with disabilities?
Accessible parking is available in the 1056 Canyon Parking Lot. There is a accessible seating area available on the north-east side of the venue.

Is this a zero-waste event? What does that mean?
Boulder is working to become a zero-waste community. This means reducing the waste we create and then reusing, recycling and composting most of what we throw away. Our goal is to generate new materials from 85 percent of our waste by 2025 rather than send that waste to the landfill. Boulder is a sustainability leader in many ways and we were one of the first cities to introduce curbside recycling, yet we still send over 40 percent of our waste to the landfill. Other cities are doing much better. And we can, too. As of Jan. 1, 2016, all city-permitted events must provide recyclables and compostable collection in compliance with the city’s special events permit requirements. 

What can I bring into the event?

  • Food (picnic baskets and coolers)
  • Raincoats, ponchos or umbrellas. Please be courteous in using umbrellas and respect the attendees sitting behind you.
  • Blankets or tarps
  • Strollers (there will be designated stroller parking near the BPR Information Tent).
  • Purses and backpacks

What can’t I bring into the event?

  • Bullhorns or noisemakers
  • Animals (except certified service animals)
  • Bicycles or skateboards (bicycle valet and racks available)
  • Weapons
  • Grills or open flames of any kind
  • Fireworks or open flames

Thanks to our sponsors!

Blue Federal Credit Union - Event Sponsor   Boulder Weekly - Print Media Sponsor for Creekside Concerts   Boulder Beer Logo - event sponsor   PLAY Boulder FoundationKGNU