OCTOBER 5-7, 2018



Watch the spirit of adventure in a hand-picked line-up of 30 breathtaking, groundbreaking, independent films. Then experience it first hand. Over 3 days you – and 1000s of other global adventurers – will climb vertical rock faces, bike mountainous terrain, walk, run and hike endless trails. Use your hands to create, film, draw, cook, photograph and experience new virtual realities.

Come to Boulder

It’s more than just a group of residents, restaurants, and parks. Boulder is one of the coolest, hippest, funkiest cities in the country​.​ Come discover a beautiful community, nestled at the foot of the mountains, that combines outdoor adventure with hip, urban entertainment. But don’t just take our word for it…

30 Reasons to Love Boulder

Here is what we have planned for you!

The Best and Most Inspirational Films of the Year:
Witness raw, gritty, creative, visceral, inspiring, poignant films at the historic Boulder Theater.

The Adventure Street Fair:
Adventure Street Fair (14th Street & Pearl Street Mall), dance to live music, indulge your senses with Avery craft beer and gourmet food pairings at our Beer Garden, and enjoy Backcountry Gourmet Cooking Workshops with renowned chef Kieran Creevy. Explore the eclectic vendor village with the Adventure Art Walk, Meet Jeremy Collins at Meridian Line, RXBAR tastings, Flatirons Subarus, Zeal Optics Airstream pop-up shop, Avid 4 Adventure Climbing Wall, Rainbow Sandals corn hole competition, ShutterBus’ vintage VW photo booth, Sherpa Chai and Alpine Start Coffee, NativesOutdoors multi-media experience, innovative outdoor gear pioneers, fun games, massive giveaways, and a special interactive experience from Google VR and Google Earth.

The Adventure Filmmaker’s Workshop:
Adventure Film School is back for another incredible year. Inspired by Jonny Copp’s vision to Make Your Own Legends, we’ve packed this year’s workshop with more hands-on sessions to get you out there telling stories. Experience the two-day interactive photography and filmmaking workshop with industry leaders and world class adventurers and create your own film while at the festival. Learn more

Yoga & Mimosas with Gerry Lopez and Olivia Hsu:
Two classes on Sunday each lead by an expert instructor. Sweat, smile, laugh, and find deep relaxation with surf legend and icon Gerry Lopez and pro climber and Boulder local Olivia Hsu. Enter to win a pair of signature Gerry Lopez Rainbow Sandals and cool shades from Zeal Optics!

The Family and Kids Show with Jeff & Paige:
Come enjoy live performances from “Jeff and Paige”, Jeremy Collins art, giveaways, and special activities for your kiddos. Learn more

New this year! Outdoor Adventure Activities:
You’ll climb vertical rock faces, bike mountainous terrain, walk, run and hike endless trails. Use your hands to create, film, draw, cook, photograph and experience new virtual realities.

The Walk & Draw with Jeremy Collins:
Grab your sketch book, follow the trail, and explore your artistic side while getting one-on-one instruction from award-winning adventure artist Jeremy Collins. Jeremy will share his philosophy of on-location art creation and offer open discussion for the professional, casual, or recreational artist.

Massive Raffles and Giveaways:
$10,000 worth of outdoor clothing and gear including big giveaways from Patagonia, Black Diamond, Rainbow Sandals, Zeal Optics, La Sportiva, and more!

It’s a great excuse for a trip to Boulder, a chance to meet awesome people, and a warm fuzzy feeling to take home!

We have the best speakers in the industry.

A few who have represented at Adventure Film:

Yvon Chouinard – Founder of Patagonia / Philanthropist
Lynn Hill – Legendary Rock Climber
Peter McBride – National Geographic Photographer
Michael Brown – Prolific high altitude Cinematographer
Oak Thorne – Environmentalist / Activist
Chris Noble – World renown Writer/Speaker/Photographer
Leanne Alison – Award Winning Filmmaker
Carsten Huer – Author / Environmentalist
Bill Heath – Award Winning Filmmaker
Cory Richards – National Geographic Adventurer of the Year
Peter Mortimer – Award Winning Filmmaker
Craig Childs – Award Winning Author / Activist
Timmy O’Neill – Comedian / Host / Climber

Are we having a party? NO, we're having TWO parties!

Community Night Party: Come join us at our Adventure Film Festival Kick-Off Party. We’ll be servin up frosty Avery Craft brews in the beer garden and tasty street tacos. Enjoy live music, film previews, and dance the night away! (Location TBD)

OFFICIAL AFTERPARTY! We’ll be throwing a HUGE party on Saturday night (location TBD). Stay tuned for more info.

Don't miss your chance to be inspired.

Check out last year’s films and events and make sure to make plans to enjoy the 2018 festival on October 5-7, 2018


Our Sponsors

Adventure Film strives to reflect the spirit of the films, and that all starts with partners. We are committed to collaborating with conscience sponsors and hardworking non profits who are progressive and proactive in the local community and worldwide. Thank you for your support.