Category Archives: Events

Welcome! Jonathan Phillips Photography is a Denver-based, boutique wedding, portrait and event photojournalistic experience also specializing in food, architecture, commercial, editorial and travel content. This is where I showcase my newest event photography from around the United States and the world.

2019 Boulder Tulip Fairy & Elf Festival

Spring has sprung in Colorado and although there is still snow in the forecast the sun is shining and flowers are starting to bloom. Each year, City of Boulder celebrates the changing of the seasons with the annual Tulip Fairy & Elf Festival. Children and those young at heart donned their favorite wings and dresses,…

2019 Frozen Dead Guy Days in Nederland, Colorado

Nederland is a small mountain town along the Peak to Peak Highway in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. With the proverbial one stop light, one might blink and miss it. But each year in March, thousands of people descend upon the sleepy town to celebrate the life, or more accurately, the death, of Bredo Morstoel….

38th Annual Colorado Indian Market & Southwest Art Show

Although Colorado isn’t technically the Southwest, it holds a lot of similarities to those states. There are cowboys, open land, desert climates, cattle, horses, wild terrain, native americans and a whole host of other parallels that bring to mind olden days of cowboys riding in to rough towns, driving cattle across the desert, buffalo grazing…

2018 German Christkindl Holiday Market in Denver

From right before Thanksgiving until right before Christmas eve, the corner of 16th St. and Arapahoe is transformed into a wonderful German holiday market to shop, drink, dance, eat and get into the festive season. The Christkindl Holiday Market has been around for 18 years celebrating all things Christmas with a German twist. Craving some…

2018 1940’s White Christmas Ball

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas here in Denver and to start off the holiday season I put on my fanciest digs and headed downtown to attend the 1940s White Christmas Ball! This is by far, one of my most favorite events in the Mile High City. I’ve had a chance to check…

2018 Boulder Freezy the Snowman Festival

Boulder has its own version of Frosty this holiday season. Walk around town and you may see Freezy the Snowman walking about and interacting with people as they shop along Pearl Street Mall. This year, Freezy had his own festival with children’s activities, crafts, music, train rides and more not only around the outdoor mall…

2018 Switch on the Holidays in Boulder

It’s the beginning of December and the holidays are already in full swing. Christmas trees and menorahs have been lit, decorations are up and snow is on its way. Each year throngs of people come out in the middle of November to officially kick off the season with the annual Switch on the Lights event…

2018 Boulder Munchkin Masquerade

Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year and although it has come and gone that doesn’t mean that there was no celebrating the start to the end of the year. Thousands of families, couples and kids came to Pearl Street Mall in Boulder to trick-or-treat. The mall filled up as storefronts were…

2018 Boulder Fall Festival

The city of Boulder hosts one heck of a Fall Festival. For the past 31 years, Pearl Street Mall is transformed into a veritable cornucopia of art, music and fun. People fill the streets to shop, drink, dine, listen to live music and get into some shenanigans. The Firefly Handmade Market is 100 indie artists…

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