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!


This 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 3-day weekend in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region.


Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at the 2018 Labor Day Lift Off. Start your morning off with the mass balloon ascension, then stick around to see the Wings of Blue parachutists, a wakeboarding exhibition and of course check out the fabulous food vendors and concessionaires. Come back in the evening and enjoy live entertainment before the Balloon Glow.

When: September 1 - 3, 2018
Where: Memorial Park in Colorado Springs
Cost: FREE admission

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The 18th 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 1 - 3, 2018
Where: Victor, CO
Cost: FREE 

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The First Saturdays Car Show is in the style of a "Cars N Coffee" event where fellow car lovers gather to see cars from all makes, models and ages. From Fords to Porsche, to Chevrolet we welcome everyone. The September show is hosted by the Alpine Mountain Region of Porsche Car Club.

When: September 1, 2018
Where: Dick's Sporting Goods west parking lot
Cost: FREE Admission

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The annual Pikes Peak Road Runners American Discovery Trail races bring thousands of runners and fans to the Pikes Peak Region. This year, sign up for the marathon, half marathon, or 10K, plus bring the kids for the 1K Kids Fun Run!

When: September 3, 2018
Where: Marathon - Palmer Lake, Half Marathon & 10K - America the Beautiful Park
Cost: Marathon - $80, Half Marathon - $55, 10K - $30

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Labor Day Family Celebration - Four Night Package includes:

  • Classic accommodations per night (upgrade options available)
  • One $300 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
  • Discount on the adult ticket price at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
  • Suites available at 25% off of published rates

Offer is based on space availability for limited select dates. 

When: September 1-4, 2018
Where: 1 Lake Ave.
Cost: Starting at $1,010 per person, based on double occupancy.

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Spend your Labor Day weekend with America's favorite pastime. Join the Colorado Springs Sky Sox for their very last set of home games. Enjoy fireworks, raffles, character appearances and good-old-fashioned nine innings of fun.

When: September 1-3, 2018
Where: Colorado Springs

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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 at Memorial Park Saturday and Sunday during the Labor Day Lift Off.

When: Sept. 1-2, 2018
Where: Colorado Springs
Cost:  $35 per person

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Indulge your inner art enthusiast at Commonwheel Artists Co-Op's 44th annual Labor Day Art Show.

When: Sept 1-3
Where: Manitou Springs
Cost: Free

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Get out to the ball game with this match between the Camp Creek Cloud Busters (your home team) and the 1882 Denver & Rio Grande Reds at Rock Ledge Ranch. This game is vintage rules: no one wears a mitt or glove (except the catcher) and “cranks” (that’s you, the spectators) can influence the umpire’s call in your team’s favor! 

When: September 3, 2018
Where: Colorado Springs
Cost: Included with admission

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This 2 hour SUP excursion with Dragonfly Paddle Yoga will be experienced among the beautiful backdrop of Spruce Mountain and the Rocky Mountain Front Range Class will be a blend of gentle flows and restorative postures followed by lunch on the lake. 

When: September 3, 2018
Where: Monument
Cost:  $40

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