1. Frozen Dead Guy Days in Downtown Nederland

03/13 to 03/15

11 am to 1 am

Frozen Dead Guy Days celebrate Boulder‘s historic frozen dead guy, Bredo Morstoel (aka Grandpa), who is frozen in a state of suspended animation and housed in a Tuff Shed on dry ice high above Nederland.  The festival has 30 live bands in 3 heated super tents featuring local craft brews, specialty spirited drinks, 14 delicious craft food vendors, serving up Vegan to BBQ and everything in between.

2. Vegan Spring Potluck at Natural Grocers Boulder


5:30 pm to 8 pm

Learn more about plant-based eating with this vegan potluck! Bring your own vegan dish that serves 8 with a recipe card or list of ingredients (vegan means no meat, bacon, eggs, poultry, fish, dairy, butter, whey, or honey), as well as your own utensils and reusable plate settings.

3. Live Music and Hard Cider at BOCO Cider


5 pm to 8 pm

Chris “Crispy” Ramey is a guitarist, pedal steel guitarist and clawhammer banjoist from West Virginia. Now residing in Boulder County, Colorado, Chris is “21 strings of psychedelic-country-funk-rock-reggae.” Enjoy the free show and delicious cider this Friday.

4. $13 Tattoos at Metamorphosis Tattoo Sideshow

First come, first serve. $20 mandatory tip

$13 tattoos are a Friday the 13th tradition meant to make this unlucky holiday a little more cheerful. There are tattoo parlors around Boulder and Denver that offer the $13 deal, so be sure to check the flash sheet of several different places before committing.

5. World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade at Pearl Street



The Independent Order of Odd Fellows Boulder Lodge #9 is hosting the RETURN of The World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade! 16th Street will be closed between Spruce and Pearl for the parade. This event is free, open to the public and will occur rain or shine! The parade will feature performances, including Irish dance,Irish music, the Boulder Lawn Chair Drill Team and, as usual, a few surprises!

Kaylee was raised (but not *technically* born) in Colorado. She graduated from Regis University with a bachelor of arts in English. During her time at Regis she worked as a teaching assistant in a freshman classroom setting and in the writing center helping students on a variety of topics. While there, she discovered Cura Personalis, or care for the entire person, leading to her love of feminism and desire for equal rights for all. Kaylee is the managing editor for AboutBoulder, OnDenver, and a key member of the OnMetro team, launching this platform in cities across the United States.