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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Friday, Dec 13, 2019
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
High 46°
Low 29°
Chance of Rain 11%
Wind NW at 10 MPH
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019
Clear throughout the day.
High 46°
Low 24°
Chance of Rain 17%
Wind S at 8 MPH
Sunday, Dec 15, 2019
Overcast throughout the day.
High 31°
Low 19°
Chance of Rain 34%
Wind NE at 6 MPH
Monday, Dec 16, 2019
Clear throughout the day.
High 29°
Low 12°
Chance of Rain 13%
Wind NW at 6 MPH
Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019
Clear throughout the day.
High 32°
Low
Chance of Rain 4%
Wind NW at 5 MPH
Wednesday, Dec 18, 2019
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
High 45°
Low 13°
Chance of Rain 1%
Wind NW at 5 MPH
Thursday, Dec 19, 2019
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
High 47°
Low 27°
Chance of Rain 7%
Wind NW at 5 MPH
Friday, Dec 20, 2019
Clear throughout the day.
High 46°
Low 24°
Chance of Rain 8%
Wind NW at 5 MPH