Labor Day Weekend 2021 - Visit Colorado Springs

Labor Day

Labor Day Weekend may signal the end of summer, but not the end of the fun in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region!


Here are 5 ways to celebrate Labor Day in Colorado Springs in 2021:

Happy Labor Day weekend! Watch balloons soar above Colorado Springs, check out the arts and craft fairs, and so much more. There are numerous ways to enjoy this three-day weekend in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region. Here is a quick overview of some of the Labor Day events. For more detailed information, see the individual event listings below!

1. Labor Day Lift Off

Labor Day Lift Off is back for 2021! For more than 40 years, the Lift-Off has made Labor Day Weekend the most colorful weekend of the year in Colorado Springs.

2. Namaste in the Middle of a Lake

If you love yoga and being outdoors, take an adventurous paddleboard yoga class on a nearby lake! Celebrate the three-day weekend by hearing the birds chirp and breathing in the fresh Rocky Mountain air. For a schedule of classes, click here

3. Staycation at the Broadmoor

The Broadmoor has a great three-day package that includes a dining credit, admission to Seven Falls and other special family activities. Take advantage of this amazing deal and have a Labor Day of a lifetime. 

4. Get Your Art On

Indulge your inner art enthusiast at Commonwheel Artists Co-Op's 47th annual Labor Day Art Show!

5. Get Your Heart Pumping

The Pikes Peak Road Runners (PPRR) and the Trails and Open Space Coalition (TOSC) have teamed up once again to bring a new and unique challenge in 2021: in place of the American Discovery Trail races, participate in a new hybrid challenge: the Two Shoes Trek Challenge!

See more information on all these events below. 


Labor Day Lift Off is back for 2021! For more than 40 years, the Lift-Off has made Labor Day Weekend the most colorful weekend of the year in Colorado Springs. Whether you’re up early for the morning balloon launches or come a little later for the vendors and live music, there’s no wrong way to celebrate! Events are scheduled in Memorial Park the entirety of the weekend, with the Opening Ceremony scheduled for 6:30 am on Saturday and a final morning session on Monday.

When: September 4-6, 2021
Where: Memorial Park
Cost: FREE 

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The 20th Annual En Plein Air Artists Competition will be held Labor Day Weekend in Victor, Colorado. Artists from around the country gather to paint on location in this historic town. Judging is done by an established and respected professional Colorado artist. More than 20 awards will be presented with total cash prizes of nearly $4,000.

When: September 4-6, 2021
Where: Victor, CO
Cost: FREE 

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Pikes Peak Road Runners (PPRR) and the Trails and Open Space Coalition (TOSC) have collaborated to create a NEW challenge in 2021: In place of the long-running American Discovery Trail races, participate in a new hybrid challenge! 

The Two Shoes Trek Challenge has evolved for 2021 to include a live event which will take place in El Paso County’s Fox Run Regional Park. Along with the Fox Run event, a virtual event will take place in two City Parks, Monument Valley Park and Palmer Park; creating the Two Shoes Trek Challenge 2021 Hybrid.

When: Sept 4-12, 2021
Where: HFox Run Regional Park / Monument Valley Park / Palmer Park / Virtually
Cost: $30

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Labor Day Family Celebration - Three Night Package includes:

  • Classic accommodations per night (upgrade options available)
  • One $200 dining credit (per reservation)
  • One time admission to Seven Falls for each person on the package
  • One (1 hour ) horseback trail ride OR one Garden of the Gods Jeep Tour for each person on the package
  • Special family activities 
  • Suites available at 25% off of published rates

Offer is based on space availability for limited select dates. 

When: September 3-7, 2021
Where: 1 Lake Ave
Cost: Rates starting at $1,690 for three nights, based on double occupancy.

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Practice Paddle Yoga during the annual Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off event! Choose from 3 sessions from Dragonfly Paddle Yoga on Saturday and Sunday during the Labor Day Lift Off.

When: September 4-6, 2021
Where: Quail Lake and Monument Lake
Cost:  $35 per person

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Indulge your inner art enthusiast at Commonwheel Artists Co-Op's 47th annual Labor Day Art Show - virtually!

When: September 4-6, 2021
Where: Memorial Park in Manitou Springs
Cost: Free

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Guests will be able to participate in, and spectate, four days full of all-make, all-model trucks, motorsports and live music performances on multiple stages. Live performances by Rodney Atkins, Dylan Scott, Adam Calhoun and many more.

When: September 3-6, 2021
Where: Pikes Peak International Raceway
Cost: See website