There are numerous festivals and community events in Boulder that take place throughout the year. Fall Fest is a beloved three day event that features live music performances, local beer and wine tastings, an art show, and a children's carnival. The Boulder County Fair is another family friendly event that's packed with activities and shows including a rodeo, freestyle bullfighting demonstration, and a demolition derby.
Cultured Colorado and the Flatirons Food and Film Festival, which features different types of restaurants, food dishes, and films, are two of the annual culinary festivals in Boulder. Boulder events aimed at the greater community include Hanuman Festival, which showcases some of the world's best yoga instructors, meditation coaches, and aims to teach the area's residents about yoga's benefits. The city is known for its live music scene and two popular Boulder music festivals are ARISE Music Festival and the Colorado Music Festival.