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Atlas and Boulder County AIDS Project's annual variety show, Big Top: A Circus Extravaganza! is a spectacular evening of fabulous sights and songs in support of HIV awareness and prevention. Our troupe of Atlas members and supporters typically feature drag, vocal (both singing and spoken word), comedy and other theatrical talents!

 Date and venue of the next Big Top is to be determined.


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candlelight memorial

The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial is held every third Sunday in May. BCAP and the Interfaith AIDS Coalition of Boulder co-host a local commemoration.  This annual event of remembrance is an opportunity for activists, family members, and community supporters to gather to honor those lost, and to raise consciousness about the continuing challenges faced by those living with or impacted by HIV.


The Candlelight Memorial program typically includes a reception at BCAP, followed by a silent walk through downtown Boulder and the reading of names of individuals lost to AIDS-related illnesses.

The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, coordinated by the Global Network of people living with HIV, is one of the world’s oldest and largest grassroots mobilization campaigns for HIV awareness. Started in 1983, this memorial is led by a coalition of approximately 1,200 community organizations in 115 countries.


Colorado AIDS walk

Team BCAP participates as a partner agency in Festival For Life, produced annually by the Denver Colorado Health Network. In 2018, the event was renamed the Festival For Life from AIDS Walk Colorado. It is the largest one-day AIDS-related fundraising event in the Rocky Mountain region. A portion of the funds raised by Team BCAP benefit HIV services in the Boulder, Broomfield, Gilpin and Clear Creek County region.

WALK WITH US: The 2022 event took place on August 27 at Cheesman Park in Denver. Team BCAP enjoyed the event and raised crucial funding for HIV-related work statewide. 


BCAP's Local Legends Bubbly Brunch is our opportunity to honor BCAP’s "Local Legends" who have made a significant impact on HIV services.


Together we celebrate our honorees and raise funds for critical HIV work. 


Join us on Sunday, November 5, 2023 as we gather together to honor our Local Legends at the Boulder Jewish Community Center.

To read about BCAP's inspiring 2022 Local Legends click here.

world aids day

Every year, December 1 is World AIDS Day -- an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first globally recognized health day.

Join us free of charge on Thursday, December 1, 2022 from 6 pm to 8 pm at eTown for a presentation by ACT UP founding member Eric Sawyer titled "Never Quit Fighting: Action in the Face of HIV/AIDS, COVID-19, and MPX."

RSVP required for reception but not for presentation.

Click here or on the Red Ribbon for more information.


Every year on the first Saturday in December, 97.3 FM KBCO Studio C CD goes on sale! The CD sales benefit both Boulder County AIDS Project and Food Bank of the Rockies. BCAP volunteers, staff and Board members are present at select area Whole Foods Market locations to thank the loyal fans of Studio C CDs for their support.

Volume 34 goes on sale on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 7 a.m. at 5 select Whole Foods locations, only in Colorado!

Click here or the image to the left for more information.

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