Boulder High Holidays Guide 2021

A guide to help you navigate the high holiday season in Boulder County. 

Calendar of dates for the 2021/5782 High Holiday season:

Rosh Hashanah: Monday, September 6 - Wednesday, September 8 

Yom Kippur: Wednesday, September 15 - Thursday, September 16

Sukkot: Monday, September 20 - Monday, September 27

Shemini Atzeret: Monday, September 27 - Tuesday, September 28

Simchat Torah: Tuesday, September 28 - Wednesday, September 29

View all of the Boulder JCC's High Holiday Programming

Adventure Judaism

September 6-7: Adventure Judaism Rosh Hashanah Retreat at Camp Granite Lake.

  • Hiking, meaningful services, discussions, great food, and new friends all in a beautiful setting.  

September 6: Adventure Judaism Online Rosh Hashanah Livestream

September 15: Adventure Judaism Yom Kippur Evening Service at Casey Middle School

September 16: Yom Kippur Day Retreat at Camp Granite Lake

  • Hiking, yoga, and meaningful discussions all in a beautiful setting

September 16: Yom Kippur Closing Stroll at Chautauqua

Congregation Bonai Shalom

Join Bonai Shalom for our In-Person and Virtual offerings this High Holiday Season. Our staff, clergy, and volunteers are working together to create a unique and memorable experience - both in-person and on Livestream.


Congregation Har HaShem

We couldn't be happier to welcome the High Holy Days with you...whether you choose to attend in person outdoors at Har Hashem or online from the comfort of a remote location. We look forward to seeing you, hearing you, celebrating with you, and marking the start of a new year of meaning and memories. 

Congregation Nevei Kodesh


Beth Ami - Congregation for Humanistic Judaism

Beth Ami - Colorado Congregation for Humanistic Judaism will offer a medley of remote and in-person High Holiday events:
  • Rosh Hashanah - Sunday, September 5 at 7 pm MT - Virtual Zoom with our sister community in Arizona, led by new Humanistic Rabbi Jeffrey Schesnol.
  • Tashlich - Saturday, September 11 at 11 am MT - LIVE at Viele Lake next to South Boulder Rec Center, followed by BYO picnic lunch, led by Madrikha Sheila Malcolm.
  • Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre - Thursday, September 16 at 4 pm MT - LIVE at the Martin Park Picnic Shelter near Table Mesa & Broadway, followed by BYO picnic dinner, led by Madrikha Sheila Malcolm.
  • Sukkot - Sunday, September 19 at 4 pm MT - LIVE in a South Boulder back yard, address provided with RSVP. 
Details and RSVP links for all events will be posted at
Email for last-minute changes due to weather or COVID, or for more information.

Boulder County Center for Judaism

Every year High Holy Day Services at Boulder Center for Judaism provide a spiritual energy boost for the upcoming New Year.. Services are meaningful and inspiring. Watch the timeless prayer book come alive with heartwarming stories, commentaries, and down-to-earth applications!
The Homewood Suites is offering a 20 % discount on rooms reserved near the Synagogue for Rosh Hashonah and Yom Kippur. Email Chany at and she will send you the link. Feel free to join us for holiday meals...RSVP is needed.
Rosh Hashanah Eve Services: September 6 at 7:45 pm
Followed by a festive Rosh Hashanah dinner, $18 adult, $10 child
Rosh Hashanah Day 1 - September 7
Morning Service: 10 am
Children's Service: 11 am (By reservation only)
Shofar: 12:30pm
Shofar in the Park: 6 pm at Admiral Arleigh Burke Park, by the picnic tables
Rosh Hashanah Day 2 - September 8
Morning Service: 10:00 am
Shofar: 12:30pm
Yom Kippur Eve - September 15
Kol Nidrei: 7:00 pm
Yom Kippur Day - September 16
Morning Service: 10:00 am
Mincha /Neila/ Break fast: 5:15 pm
CDC Guidelines will be followed in accordance with what is current during the High Holidays.
Rabbi Pesach and Chany Scheiner

Chabad at CU

Offering dinners, in-person services, break-fast, and more.

Chabad Jewish Center of Longmont

Judaism Your Way

Are you seeking services for the High Holidays this year? Judaism Your Way is thrilled to return to the Denver Botanic Gardens in September! Our High Holidays schedule will include a mixture of in-person and live-streaming events, so you have the option to either join us at the Gardens or enjoy a meaningful holiday experience from home.

To learn more, see our full schedule of services, or register, visit