Vino and Notes – August 5, 2017
Enjoy food, wine and jazz at this Woodland Park festival. Sip a wide variety of tastings from 26 of the region’s best wineries (and some cideries). Stay and play for the entire weekend at the Mountain Arts Festival and Critterfest.
Where: Woodland Stations in Woodland Park
Colorado Classic – August 10-13, 2017
Velorama Colorado presents the annual Colorado Classic. This intense bike race hosts the best racers from around the world set to compete in Colorado Springs on August 10. Start the day with the celebratory festival featuring live bands and a beer garden before cheering on the cyclists.
Where: Garden of the Gods
Cost: Free for spectators
Switchbacks vs. LA Galaxy 2 – August 18, 2017
Come out and show some Colorado pride for the Switchbacks FC, the region’s professional soccer club and pro league team that began in 2015. This epic soccer game versus the LA Galaxy happens at Weidner Field.
Where: Weidner Field
Rocky Mountain Rampage – August 18-20, 2017
Colorado’s premier pro/am skateboarding event offers an authentic, grassroots competition for skateboarders. In partnership with World Cup Skateboarding, Sk8-Strong is excited to offer skateboarders a chance to shred and show off their skills with the backdrop of Pikes Peak.
Where: Memorial Park
Cost: Free for spectactors
Greek Festival – August 18-20, 2017
Opa! The one and only Colorado Springs Greek Festival celebrates the Greek culture over the course of this three-day, family-friendly event. Take part in traditional Greek dancing, hear musical performances, and of course, food.
Where: Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church
Ride for the Brand Championship Ranch Rodeo – Saturday August 19, 2017
This unique event shows off the skills of real working cowboys from the region. After the rodeo, hear a live concert by Ned Ledoux. All proceeds benefit local military charities, WRCA Scholarship Fund and the WRCA Crisis Fund.
Where: Norris-Penrose Event Center
Paddle Yoga Adventure Retreat – Dragon Fly Yoga – August 20-22, 2017
Practice this innovative style of yoga and camp at Rampart Reservoir. Find your drishti and let the water flow through your mind, body and spirit as you practice poses. Camping, equipment, food and photos are included in price.
Please note: You must be 18 to attend.
Where: Rampart Reservoir, Woodland Park, CO
Tour de Fat – August 26, 2017
Experience the unexpected as Fat Tire presents a mix of musicians, circus performers, vaudeville acts, magicians, comedians, and improvisers at this unique event. Costumers are encouraged to show some festival spirit. Benefits go towards local Colorado Springs non-profit, Upa Downa.
Please note: You must be 21 or older to attend
Where: Pikes Peak Center
International Dragon Boat Festival – August 26, 2017
Enjoy a mix of Chinese culture, sport, food and entertainment at the International Dragon Boat festival. Watch outdoor enthusiasts and amateur rowers join to take on the waters at Memorial Park.
Where: Memorial Park
Cost: Free to spectators