Community…Closeness…Family…Fathers….. Just some of the themes we are highlighting at this year’s Boulder Jewish Festival.
This year’s Festival, June 19th from 11:00 am -4:00 pm, is working to make the most die-hard Father’s Day brunch enthusiast want to leave their pancakes behind!
This year’s Festival includes something for all interests and ages:
Foodies: Falafel, corned beef, kosher hot dogs and knishes, lots of hummus and even gluten-free foods
Art Lovers: Artists from throughout Colorado, with booths that start in front of Peppercorn on the 1200 block and go through to the Boulder Arts & Crafts Co-op on the 1400 block.
Sport and Fitness Enthusiasts: Krav Maga and Israeli Dancing
Intellectuals: Look for our Jewish Heroes scavenger hunt and the “Did you know….?” Series or have debates in the Rabbi’s Living Room
Community Builders: More than 30 community organizations on the Mall and Courthouse Lawn
Kids: Slacklining, gaga, scavenger hunts, crafts for the kiddos and more!
In keeping with family and community, our music stage highlights local acts that we all know and love.
11:00-11:30 Boulder Israeli Dance – A liberating and invigorating dance experience – Join us on the west lawn after our performance
11:35-11:55 Rising Tribe – Boulder Jewish Youth – a talented eclectic group of young Jewish voices
12:00-12:40 Colorado Hebrew Chorale – Preserving and celebrating the Jewish experience through song
12:50-1:30 Jeff and Paige – Kid-delighting music and stories bringing science and nature to life!
1:40-2:30 Julie Geller – Singer/Songwriter – Spreading hope and love through original music
2:40-3:30 Hal Aqua and The Lost Tribe – Nouveau Klezmer
3:40-4:30 Or Zimrah (Radiant Song) – the band of Congregation Har HaShem with a contemporary and inspirational edge
The entertainment schedule runs from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Help us spread the word! Check us out on Facebook and let us know you are coming on our Facebook Event Page. There’s also more information about the event on the Festival website. We can’t wait to see you!
This year’s Boulder Jewish Festival takes place on Sunday, June 19, 11 am to 4 pm. Artists are on 3 blocks of the Pearl Street Mall – from mid-1200 (the rocks or Peppercorn) to mid-1400 (the animals – or Starbucks). Great food and the main entertainment tent are on the 1300 block, and nonprofit community organizations and kids activities fill the Courthouse Lawn. Free parking in city lots – or ride your bike! And please extend a thank you to our volunteers and support our sponsors.