Memorial Day

Memorial Day honors those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and is the unofficial kick-off to summer.


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Wondering what to do on Memorial Day in Colorado Springs? Head over to Old Colorado City to enjoy live music, delicious food and much more at the annual Territory Days going on all weekend long. Check out these other Colorado Springs Memorial Day Weekend activities for your family to enjoy!


Remember those who fought at Evergreen Cemetery with artistic displays, a butterfly release and more. The event will take place from 9:30am - 12:30pm at 1005 Hancock Expressway. 

When: May 28, 2018
Where: Colorado Springs
Cost: Free

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This year’s plant sale at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will offer many varieties of grasses, perennials, herbs and more. With plants ranging from perennial favorites to freshly picked additions, you’re sure to find a variety of plants to fit your application and location. All of the plants are Colorado grown, with the majority grown right at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Pricing is competitive with garden outlets and all of the proceeds benefit Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. 

When: May 26-28, 2018
Where: Colorado Springs
Cost:  No Zoo admission is required to attend the plant sale. Plant prices vary.

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One of the most popular Colorado Springs Memorial Day activities. Celebrating 43 years, this free family-friendly event held in Old Colorado City has been bringing in top-notch live performers and entertaining the masses. Enjoy vendor booths with food, drinks, crafts, activities and more.

When: May 26-28, 2018
Where: Old Colorado City
Cost: FREE

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3 Days, 20+ Bands, 1 Big Tent! One of Colorado's most eclectic music festivals will be held at the LaForet Conference & Retreat Center in Black Forest. The 10th annual MeadowGrass Music Festival will feature performances from more than 20 national, regional and local artists, music workshops, yoga, kid's activities, and camping. 

When: May 25-27, 2018
Where: Black Forest
Cost: Varies

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This two hour SUP excursion will be experienced among the beautiful backdrop of Spruce Mountain and the Rocky Mountain Front Range, as native birds soar above and dragonflies buzz over the water. The class will be a blend of gentle flows and restorative postures. Next, you’ll savor a healthful lunch on the lake.

When: May 28, 2018
Where: Monument Lake
Cost: $40

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Bring the kiddo's, aged 3-6 to the Colorado Springs Pioneer's Museum for a Military Appreciation Children's history hour. 

When: May 26, 2018
Where: Downtown Colorado Springs
Cost: $3

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Take a cruise up to the Florissant Fossil Beds to learn about the geological history of the area. Daily events include an interpretive talk, ranger-guided walk, fossil learning lab and yoga hikes. 

When: May 26-28, 2019
Where: Florissant
Cost: Varies

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