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Top 3 Things to do in Nederland

April 29th, 2022

Motto: “Life Is Better Up Here” 1. Frozen Dead Guy Days Have you ever felt like your life was missing coffin racing, costumed polar plunging, frozen t-shirt contests and the celebration of a frozen man? If so, come to one of the most surreal festivals in the world, where locals and out-of-towners alike get together to celebrate Bredo Morstol, a frozen dead guy stored in a Tuff Shed in Nederland. 2. Experience happiness with the Carousel of Happiness The Carousel of Happiness is a restored 1910 Looff Carousel which was restored by hand by Vietnam vet Scott Harrison. His work represents... Read More

Grab a Coffin and a Turkey, Frozen Dead Guy Days is Here: March 18th – 20th

March 18th, 2022

What on earth are we talking about today? Only the coolest festival in Colorado. Every year thousands gather in Nederland to celebrate our state’s most famous frozen grandpa with games, beer, music, and coffin races! Did we mention most events are free? A little backstory first: Back in 1993 it was discovered that Trygve Bauge and his mother Aud were storing Trygve’s grandfather with dry ice in the shed behind their unfinished house in Nederland. They wanted the body cryonically frozen in the hopes that someday grandpa would be resurrected by future technologies (nanobots, etc.). The... Read More

Frozen Dead Guy Days Survival Guide – March 18th – 20th, 2022

March 17th, 2022

We’re here to help you navigate the festival like a pro and get the most bang for any buck you spend. Many of the best events are free anyway! So why should this festival be on your bucket list? We asked a few people at former FDGD events to find out: “I’m from Kansas and my buddies in Colorado said I had to cone this year. They told me about the grandpa in the Tuff shed. I thought it was hilarious and now we’re heading to the Tuff shed” — Noah “PJ and I come every year. My favorite part is the music, but the Look Alike contest is awesome too. Who doesn’t... Read More

5 Events in Boulder This Week

March 9th, 2020

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 03/14 5:30 pm to 8 pm Learn more about plant-based eating with this... Read More

We Can Weird It for You Wholesale

March 5th, 2016

The Boulder area is known for weirdness, however you choose to define that. To political conservatives, it’s because of our liberal-infused policies. For those interested in culture, it’s because of a “San Francisco of the Rockies” label applied in the 1960s and 70s, or for pre-legalization 4/20 celebrations that left the Norlin Quad blanketed in weed smoke. To others, it’s more a feeling that can’t be quantified, but is nonetheless there. The thing is, much like those defunct 4/20 gatherings, there’s more smoke than fire nowadays. Don’t misunderstand, we still have our claims to... Read More