PIKES PEAK OR BUST RODEO & PARADE

Colorado Springs Things to Do: PIKES PEAK OR BUST RODEO & PARADE   RODEO INFORMATION When: July 11-14, 2018 Location: Norris-Penrose Event Center Time:  Wednesday–Saturday nights at 7:00 PM | Saturday matinee at 12:30 PM Cost: Varies – Purchase Tickets Online >> Get ready to Rodeo with four performances of invitational championship rodeo and a finals championship Shoot Out on Saturday night.…

PIKES PEAK AIRSTRIP ATTACK (JUNE)

Colorado Springs Things to Do: PIKES PEAK AIRSTRIP ATTACK (JUNE)   Date: June 22 & 23, 2019 Time: 9am – 5pm, both days. Gates open at 8am. Location: Colorado Springs Airport Airstrip Attack is a half-mile side-by-side roll race and trap speed competition featuring more than two hundred of the fastest, most powerful street cars in the nation. The Pikes…

DONKEY DERBY DAYS

Colorado Springs Things to Do: Donkey Derby Days   For more than 80 years, Donkey Derby Days have topped the list of favorite Cripple Creek events. People from all over the world descend on downtown, drawn by a chance to watch a race inspired by the town’s resident donkey herd, believed to be distant relatives…

ROYAL GORGE WHITEWATER FESTIVAL

Colorado Springs Things to Do: ROYAL GORGE WHITEWATER FESTIVAL    The 9th Annual Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival (RGWF) features kayak, stand up paddle board, raft and river board competitions along with other events to promote the outdoors and an active lifestyle.  The Arkansas River roars through the Royal Gorge and immediately enters Cañon City.  The Whitewater Park…

COLORADO SPRINGS WESTERN STREET BREAKFAST (JUNE)

Colorado Springs Things to Do: COLORADO SPRINGS WESTERN STREET BREAKFAST (JUNE)   Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Time: 5:30  – 9 am Location: Downtown Colorado Springs A celebration of Colorado Springs’ western heritage, this annual event celebrates the beginning of rodeo season in Colorado. Saddle up and head downtown for a hearty breakfast of eggs & pancakes for only…

STARLIGHT SPECTACULAR

Colorado Springs Things to Do: Starlight Spectacular   When: June 16, 2018 Time: 9 pm – 11:59 pm Where: Garden of the Gods   This fun and family-friendly night-time bicycle ride is suitable for most ages and abilities. We’ve had kids as young as 8 and adults in their 80s ride with us! Get out your western wear…

TOP OF THE WORLD RODEO (JUNE)

Colorado Springs Things to Do: TOP OF THE WORLD RODEO (JUNE)   With special events like the Western Street Dance and the Chuckwagon Cook-Off, you surely don’t want to miss this great local event. The Cripple Creek Rodeo includes bareback riding, bull riding, ladies’ barrel racing and many more rodeo events. It’s packed with live western…

MANITOU SPRINGS WINE FESTIVAL

Colorado Springs Things to Do: Manitou Springs Wine Festival   Enjoy the quaint town of Manitou Springs at the Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival featuring wine sampling from 25 Colorado wineries. Eat delicious food from local vendors and shop the different wine-related booths located throughout Memorial Park. Live entertainment starts at noon and various musicians will play…

TERRITORY DAYS IN COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado Springs Things to Do: TERRITORY DAYS IN COLORADO SPRINGS Territory Days in Colorado Springs is held every Memorial Day weekend in historic Old Colorado City located on the west side of Colorado Springs. Enjoy over 180 food and craft booths, live music, a kids’ play area and petting zoo and much more. See the performances by…

MEADOWGRASS MUSIC FESTIVAL (MAY)

Colorado Springs Things to Do: MEADOWGRASS MUSIC FESTIVAL   MeadowGrass Music Festival, celebrating its 10th year, is a 3-day music fest over Memorial Day weekend (May 25-27, 2018) with over 20 local and national bands at the secluded La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest, CO.   On-site camping, spectacular scenery, a variety of…