Burning Can Fest at Lyons Outdoor Games
Saturday, June 2 | Bohn Park
The unofficial kick-off to summer is back. The 2018 Burning Can Festival at the Lyons Outdoor Games presented by Oskar Blues Brewery and the Town of Lyons is the ultimate weekend for lovers of adventure, craft beer, music, and camping. Birthplace of Oskar Blues and the original craft beer in a can, and the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, Lyons, CO, is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts and beer lovers alike.
This year’s Burning Can lineup includes a beer fest celebrating craft beer in a can featuring 70+ craft breweries, 250+ canned beers, adventure sports, trail running, biking, yoga, a kids’ zone, plus Colorado craft cuisine from popular local vendors. The music and dance vibes will be in full effect with three music headliners: alternative country band Son Volt, rock-n-roll band The Sheepdogs and alternative rock band Mo Lowda & The Humble.
Events This year's events include the La Sportiva Trail Run Relay, BMX/Dirt Jump competitions, a slalom kayak competition, "Dock Dogs" dog-jumping contests, yoga, cornhole, and disc golf!
Burning Can Fest at the Lyons Outdoor Games features participant and spectator sport competitions including The La Sportiva Trail Run Relay, a fun-focused team trail running race along the single track trail in the foothills of Lyons. There is even a ‘Beer Relay’ category for runners to drink a beer before each lap. Runners complete as many 5K laps as possible within the four-hour period. Runners will cheers each other post-race with Oskar Blues beers to celebrate their adventure. Ticket holders are welcome to watch world-class athletes competing in both open and professional competitions. The day's line-up includes BMX/Dirt Jump competitions and Slalom Kayak Competition. The festival’s quirky side shines through with features like “Dock Dogs” dog jumping contests, yoga sessions, a cornhole tournament, and a disc golf tournament.
Different ticket options are available:
- Live Music and Lyons Outdoor Games Entry: $10 for adults, $5 for kids (12 and under) online and $15 for adults, $5 for kids at the event
- Beer Festival (3PM - 6PM), Live Music, Lyons Outdoor Games Entry: $45
- VIP Beer Festival (2PM - 6PM), Live Music, Lyons Outdoor Games Entry: $65
- Friday Tent Camping Permit (6/1): $20
- Saturday Tent Camping Permit (6/2): $20
Tickets and onsite camping reservations are now available for online purchase. Tent camping is available on Friday and Saturday nights in Bohn Park. Camping spaces are sold through the event website.
The Burning Can Fest at the Lyons Outdoor Games raises money for Can'd Aid Foundation while collaborating with the Lyons Outdoor Games to raise funds for the Town of Lyons Parks & Recreation department.
Lyons Outdoor Games couldn't happen without the community's help! The Lyons Outdoor Games is a volunteer-driven event, with deep tradition in community involvement. This event couldn't happen without the team of volunteers! All volunteers will receive free general admission, a meal ticket, and a Lyons Outdoor Games T-shirt!
There are several volunteer slots available and most are less than four hours, allowing flexibility and ample time for volunteers to enjoy the day!
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