Labor Day Lift Off In Colorado Springs - Visit Colorado Springs

Labor Day Lift Off (September)

The Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off brings fun and excitement throughout the Labor Day Weekend for the entire family.


One of the most fun Labor Day traditions in Colorado Springs is the Labor Day Liftoff in Memorial Park. The park’s incredible views of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain and Prospect Lake combine to provide the perfect backdrop for this annual event, and this year is no exception. However, an important reminder to attendees that Prospect Lake is closed to water contact due to a blue-green algae bloom that is producing a toxin that is harmful to humans and pets. The toxin is called microcystin toxin and it is currently affecting many lakes and ponds nationwide. Signs are posted around the lake.

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When: August 31 - September 2, 2019
Where: Memorial Park
Cost: FREE

Admission to the park is FREE, so bring the whole family for a day of fun!

Start your morning off right with a hot air balloon mass ascension of over 70 balloons accompanied by breakfast and drinks from local vendors.

Activities will continue throughout the day with skydiving demonstrations, wakeboarding exhibitions, paddle boarding, live entertainment, chainsaw carving and donut eating competitions.

Wrap up your visit at Memorial Park over the Labor Day weekend with a hot air balloon glow at dusk.

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