2019 Boulder Creek Hometown Festival - Special Events


Rocky Mountain beer festival

Monday, September 2nd on 13th Street • 1:00 - 6:00pm

The Rocky Mountain Beer Festival Tour brings together the best for your summer afternoon — refreshing craft beer, live music from local artists, and classic lawn games — in a family-friendly forum for breweries to showcase their best products. $1 from every ticket sold benefits local non-profit There With Care.


Monday, September 2nd on Boulder Creek • 2:00pm

A Boulder tradition for over 30 years! This favorite community event features 6,000 little yellow ducks racing to the finish line on Boulder Creek. Join the fun by adopting a duck (1 for $10, 3 for $25, or 7 for $50) online or in person at the Duck Race booths at Hometown Fest and be eligible to win $1,000! Proceeds benefit the PLAY Boulder Foundation and its core programs (EXPAND, YSI, PLAYpass, Tree Trust, and the Boulder Reservoir).

Letr starlight classic car & Motorcycle show

Sunday, September 1st on 13th Street • 10:00am - 3:00pm

Dozens of classic cars and motorcycles in 10 separate classes are showcased in this 8th Annual event supporting Special Olympics Colorado.

The great zucchini race

All weekend on the Boulder Civic Lawn, south of Boulder Creek • 11:00am - 5:00pm

A Hometown Fest original! Children of all ages design and decorate giant zucchinis—complete with wheels—and race their creations down the Great Zucchini Race ramp.


Saturday, Aug. 31 • 12:00 - 5:00pm

A unique bboy/bgirl jam featuring the Battle Droids Crew from Belgium. The Battle Droids were recently featured on the World of Dance TV show and were winners of Battle of the Year Kids in 2017. Stop by to see some of the best breakdancers in the world going head-to-head!