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Fun Weekend Plans to Make If You Go to CU Boulder

If you’re looking for something to do on the weekends in or near Boulder, keep reading! This article features a range of activities to keep your weekends exciting.

Wonder Wonder

Located on 29th Street, Wonder Wonder features many themed rooms that are meant to spark creativity amongst goers. It is the perfect combination of an art display and a photography studio, and the ideal place to capture incredible photos. Get your tickets here: https://www.showclix.com/event/wonder-wonder-boulder

Flagstaff Star

Getting to the Flagstaff Star requires a bit of a hike, but is 100% worth it! It is a great photo opportunity, date setting, and overall a nice place to hang. Check it out during the holiday season (November-January) to see it when it’s lit.

Pearl Street Mall

The Boulder experience is incomplete without exploring the Pearl Street Mall. Whether it’s dining, shopping or arts, this four block outdoor mall has something for everybody!

16th Street Mall

If you want to expand your horizons past Boulder, the 16th Street Mall is located in downtown Denver and is only a 30 minute drive from Boulder. Much like Pearl Street, the 16th Street Mall offers dining, shopping and an exciting city atmosphere!

Butterfly Pavilion

The Butterfly Pavilion is located in Westminster, which is a 20 minute drive from Boulder. It features beautiful, free-flying butterflies and is an unforgettable experience. Get your tickets here: https://tickets.butterflies.org/DateSelection.aspx?item=15

Hike in Chautauqua Park

Perhaps the most scenic spot in Boulder, Chautauqua Park offers hiking trails of varying difficulty and beautiful views. When the weather is nice, this is the place to be.

Lost Gulch Overlook

Lost Gulch Overlook literally overlooks all of Boulder, and the breathtaking view makes for a fantastic photo backdrop!

Axe Throwing

If you need to release some anger or just want to step out of your comfort zone and try something new, Axe Throwing has recently become a fun trend. Located in Denver, Bad Axe Throwing studio offers great deals. Get your tickets here: https://badaxethrowing.com/locations/axe-throwing-denver/

I hope this article gave you some weekend inspiration! Thanks for reading and have a great week!

Masha Gradushy

CU Boulder '22

Masha is a senior at CU Boulder and is majoring in Finance. When she's not doing school work or writing articles, you can probably find her working out, drinking an iced coffee, or scrolling through TikTok. She hopes you enjoy her content!
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