199 2nd Ave, Lyons
The 2018 Colorado Burning Can Fest at the Lyons Outdoor Games is the perfect weekend for lovers of adventure, beer, music, and camping. Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Lyons Colorado boasts a natural playground for runners, riders, kayakers, dogs, and climbers. Featuring adventures to see and watch, a mountain-side beer fest with close to 100 breweries, world class athletes, beautiful camping, and a huge concert, the Burning Can Fest at the Lyons Outdoor Games is quickly growing to be one of the top outdoor lifestyle festivals in the U.S.
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What is this Festival?
The mission of Burning Can at Lyons Outdoor Games is to raise funds and awareness for the Can’d Aid Foundation and the Town of Lyons Park, Recreation and Cultural Department and to keep Lyons growing as a vibrant, unique and outdoor-oriented Colorado community. Our vision is simple: for every person to leave Burning Can at Lyons Outdoor Games stoked to live a more adventurous life!.
Where is the event?
199 2nd Ave (Bohn Park) Lyons, CO 80540.
Where can I stay?
Best Western Plaza Hotel in longmont has special rates of $141. Call 303.776.2000 and reference the ‘burning can’ discount. You also can camp at the venue, both tent and RV spots are available when you buy your tickets
What should I Bring?
Bring your ID, cash for food and beer, sun screen, and festival footwear. All substances deemed illegal at the federal, state, and local level are prohibited. Outside alcohol is also prohibited in the camping area.
What’s the vibe?
It’s a laid back mountain town vibe, filled with athletes, craft beer, drinkers, and families. Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated. Security staff reserve the right to remove anyone from the property immediately without a refund if they deem it necessary.
Can I bring my dog?
Yes. well-behaved dogs are allowed everywhere Except the tent camping area. Dogs must be on leash at all times and you must be responsible for their behavior or you will be asked to leave the festival
Can I litter?
No – this is a zero waste event and we appreciate you respecting our beautiful planet (and venue).
Can I camp?
Yes! There is RV and Tent camping available both Friday and Saturday nights.
Can I smoke?
We wish you wouldn’t, but if you must, please be aware of and sensitive to the people around you. Dispose of cigarette butts in the appropriate containers.
Can I be super loud and obnoxious all night long while people are trying to sleep?
No. Everyone loves sleep. Please shut it down at 1am.
Dirt Jump Comp
Watch the “Outlaws of Dirt” competition with pro am BMX and Mountain Bike riders from across the US. Visible from the whole venue, this high flying action is always a favorite! Get all the info and sign up HERE.
Slackline Industries hosts a best trick competition and there will be an open demo period with chance to learn how to slackline with tips from the pros. 10am – 5pm
Disc Golf Tournament
With a course set up just for the event, you’ll get to drive and putt your heart out. Open play begins at 10am
Watch our favorite 4-legged friends perform huge aerial feats of speed, strength, and acrobatics…all in exchange for a dog treat. We are proud to be hosting a Dock Dogs competition!
Group Cruiser Ride
Bring your cruiser for a 6-mile ‘Best of Lyons’ tour. It’s a great way to get in some spinning before the beer is poured! FREE EVENT – meet at the KEEN Trailer at 11am
Join us for a hike on the local trails where you’ll catch a great view of the festival. Ladies can win Terradora boots and other prizes! Libations and shoe demos are available before the hike.
Saturday 5:00 pm
Meet at the huge KEEN Trailer at 4:30pm to demo some boots!
Hold my beer and watch this! Cornhole – Everybody’s favorite drinking game, gives your non-beer holding hand something to do. Join the tournament and win prizes from Spirit Hound. Tourney from 10am – 2pm
What is the la sportiva trail run relay?
Take turns with your friends running a beautiful and challenging 5K trail loop. Run as a ‘duo’ or on a team of 4. There’s even a ‘Beer Relay’ category for those who’d like to make things a bit interesting. The team with the most laps in the shortest time wins!
The course will be approximately 5 km of trails, open fields, and steep mountain singletrack. It’s a beautiful loop with an amazing views of Long’s Peak. There will be an on-course aid station equipped with energy bars and hydration.
Categories / Prizes
Duo Male team
Duo Female team
Duo Coed team
Duo Beer Relay (any gender)
4-person Male team
4-person Female team
4-person Coed team
4-person Beer Relay (any genders)
The top team in each category wins prizes from Oskar Blues and La Sportiva shoes!
8:30 am – Registration & check-in opens
10:00 am – Race Relay Starts
2:00 pm – All laps must be complete and runners in
2:30 pm – awards
Fees And What You Get
What you pay:
$39 / person until 4/15/17
$45 / person until 5/28/16
$55/ person during race week
$60 / person on race day
BEER Relay entries are $5 more per person
What you get:
4 hours of fun with your friends
RUBBLEBUCKET concert and entry in Outdoor Games.
A beer before each lap if you’re in a Beer Relay category
Race nutrition and hydration
Celebratory Oskar Blues beer or Soda
Rules & FAQ
- Run as many laps as possible within 4 hours.
- The team with the most laps in the shortest time wins.
- Only 1 runner from a team is allowed on course at one time.
- Runners in the Beer Relay categories must drink a beer before each lap. Beer can must be proven to be empty before starting lap.
- Timing will be fully automated with each team equipped with an RFID chip.
- Each team will have one baton that will be transferred from the finishing lap runner to the next runner.
- staff has the authority to run a sobriety/balance check on any participant if there is reason to believe the participant could cause harm to themselves from over-intoxication.