No shortage of festival frivolity this weekend in Boulder County. Don’t waste any more time indoors as summer will be gone before we know it! Get outside and experience something new this weekend, whether it is a new-found respect for 80’s movies,  a traditional Korean dish, or a love for Shakespeare you didn’t know you had. Don’t let the intermittent rain ruin your plans to see it all!

Saturday, August 8

A truly once-in-a-lifetime experience, the Aerial Dance Festival 2015 Showcase is sure to entertain. Aerial dance is quite obviously difficult, but the professionals here are sure to make it look easy! You will leave stunned from the sheer beauty and expertise these professionals will be showcasing.

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Image by Yelp

Tickets available at

Time: 2pm

Cost: $20-25

Location: The Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder.



Seize the day before the rain does again for Festival Flicks Outdoor Cinema. Kick back on the lawn with a blanket and some snacks to enjoy the showing of “The Goonies” for free. All donations are appreciated. This event is brought to the public by local eateries Eats & Sweets, Apeizza e Vino, and by the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission.

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Image by WOW Children’s Museum

Time: 8pm

Cost: Free

Location: Lafayette Festival Plaza, Lafayette.

Sunday, August 9

Although summer is winding down, there is no shortage of festival fare with the Boulder Asian Festival.

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Image by 9 News

Pearl Street along with the Boulder Asian Pacific Alliance will be hosting this free event, along with various traditional Asian and Pacific Islander food, vendors, activities, and performances.

Time: All day

Cost: Free

Location: Boulder County Courthouse Lawn, Boulder.

Save some time for one last performance of the night with CU Boulder‘s production of Shakespeare’s Henry V. Delve into the mind of Shakespeare and his spirited characters as the final part of the four-play cycle comes to a close.

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Image by CU Boulder

Time: 1pm

Cost: $15-40

Location: University Theater at CU Boulder, Boulder.