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Colorado Springs Festivals & Events

Colorado Springs festivals and events are a great way to get out and explore the area. With fantastic variety, no matter what the time year there is a perfect festival or event for you. From fantastic holiday celebrations to high flying balloon festivals to professional rodeos, get out and find some fun!  Don't miss out on the action and excitement at a Colorado Springs festival during your next vacation.

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    Area: Old Colorado City
    Arati Artist Gallery is part of the First Friday Artwalk, October 3rd. Come on out and meet the artists the first Friday of every month from 5pm-8pm. October's theme, Tuscanny Remembered, features KangLee Sheppard, Don Orr and our newest member, Dale Pittock. Come join us!
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    Area: Northwest Colorado Springs
    See our website calendar for fun and education events. Buy your tickets online or over the phone with Chris at 719-471-0910 x106.
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    Area: Southwest Colorado Springs
    July 9-12, 2014 at the Norris-Penrose Event Center. One of the nation's premier rodeo competitions includes steer wrestling, bareback broncs, tie-down roping, bull riding, saddle bronc riding, team roping, women's barrel racing and many more exciting events to be announced!
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    Area: Southeast Colorado Springs
    The Colorado Balloon Classic is held each Labor Day weekend and has grown to be the largest and continuously running hot air balloon festival in the Rocky Mountain Region and the State of Colorado. It is a family event and admission is free.
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    Area: Services
    Please join us for, Everybody Welcome, an annual celebration of culture and diversity. Festival at America the Beautiful Park includes music, international cuisine, and multicultural activities. Sunday, August 10th from 11:00am - 4:00pm
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    Area: Northeast Colorado Springs
    45,000 sq.ft. of exhibitor space, 2,000 free parking spaces for exhibitors consumers, affordable facility rent with flexible dates, 12’x14’ overhead door loading dock, 18’ ceilings, smaller break-out rooms, space available for 205 10x10’s, on-site concessions.
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    Area: Northeast Colorado Springs
    Price: FREE
    Colorado Springs Science Festival October 11-19, 2014 - For a complete listing of Science Festival events tune into our website at www.cssciencefestival.org to get your plans. Most Events Free! Various locations
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    Area: Northeast Colorado Springs
    Come to the county fair in July! A multi-use event facility which serves agricultural, business, educational, recreational, urban and youth interests.
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    Area: Downtown Colorado Springs
    Price: FREE
    The 30th Annual Festival of Lights Parade begins at 5:50 p.m. on Dec. 6, 2014, in downtown Colorado Springs. This traditional holiday event delights thousands of children of all ages who line the streets to view the spectacular floats, bands, horse units and Santa Claus.
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    Area: Northeast Colorado Springs
    Colorado Springs Freedom Financial Expo Center hosts events year-round, many open to the public. Whether you are looking to attend an event or needing a home for your event, you've come to the right place.
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    Area: Old Colorado City
    Price: FREE
    Come see some of Colorado's largest pumpkins as they try to break the record. There will be awards for pumpkins, squash and gourds. For the kids, enjoy clowns, face-painting and more!
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    Area: Northeast Colorado Springs
    Price: FREE
    Plan to attend our 16th Annual Greek Festival, August 22-24, 2014! Enjoy Greek Foods, Pastries, Music, Dancing, and Greek Imports. Greek music will be playing throughout the festival for your enjoyment and dancing! OPA!!
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    Area: River Communities
    Wine, artisans, food and entertainment come together at this year’s 13th annual Harvest Festival on the grounds at the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey. This is a wonderful way to spend a beautiful fall day.
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    Area: Southwest Colorado Springs
    Price: FREE
    North Cheyenne Cañon Hummingbird Festival on Saturday, May 11. Crafts for children, magicians, music, arts and crafts vendors, educational booths, plus food and beverages. Free, donations to Friends of Cheyenne Cañon encouraged. Starsmore Discovery Center 2120 N Cheyenne Canyon Rd, Colorado Springs 80906 (719) 385-6086
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    Area: Mountain Communities
    Enjoy an afternoon at one of Colorado's most beautiful resorts! Enjoy a variety of delicious food and live music in an outdoor or indoor setting.
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    Area: Southwest Colorado Springs
    Price: $$
    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. June 27 28 at the Colorado Springs Airport.
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    Area: Services
    The PPAC's mission is to advocate for and support the artists and arts organizations of the Pikes Peak Region. We welcome you to join us at the 10th annual Pikes Peak Art Music Festival July 4-6, at America the Beautiful Park in Downtown Colorado Springs.
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    Area: Southwest Colorado Springs
    The Race to the Clouds is the second oldest motor sports race in America. The race is run on a 12.42 mile course that begins at 9,390 feet and finishes at the 14,115 foot summit of Pikes Peak!
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    Area: River Communities
    Come visit the Royal Gorge Region and experience the perfect combination of outdoor adventure, Old West history, and small-town hospitality.
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    Area: Southwest Colorado Springs
    Cowboys working on active ranches ride for the legendary brands that still represent the heart of America’s livestock industry today. Ride for the Brand Rodeo will be held on July 5, 2014 at Norris-Penrose Event Center. Chuck Wagon Cookoff Dinner starts at 4:30PM, Rodeo 6:30PM.
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    Area: Old Colorado City
    Price: $
    Shop. Eat. Drink. Be Merry. Enjoy Old Colorado City as we begin the season with carolers, music, lights, sleigh rides and more holiday fun all while you shop local!
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    Area: Southeast Colorado Springs
    Springs Spree is one of Colorado Springs’ oldest community celebrations. This celebration has been the region’s most anticipated events of the year with tens of thousands in attendance, enjoying 2 days of Free Family Fun!
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    Area: Northwest Colorado Springs
    Summer of Discovery 2014 is ten weeks of space educational activities and fun for all ages at the Space Foundation Discovery Center! It consists of five two-week segments, each focusing on a specific theme, culminating with a full day of special activities each Saturday.
  • Area: Downtown Colorado Springs
    Several years ago, a small group of patriotic volunteers formed a non profit organization to host an annual Colorado Springs Veterans’ Day Parade. Our mission is simple: To honor all veterans.