Memorial Day Weekend In Colorado Springs - Visit Colorado Springs

Memorial Day

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


Wondering what to do on Memorial Day in Colorado Springs? Although many events have been canceled or postponed due to safety concerns from COVID-19, there are still a number of ways you can enjoy the long weekend. From outdoor adventures like SUP paddle boarding and wilderness hikes, to informative sessions and one-of-a-kind tours, make the most of your Memorial Day weekend.


During this custom guided tour, you'll experience gliding on a world-class SUP board in pristine waters with scenic views and an abundance of wildlife. Midway through the excursion, you'll take a rejuvenating break and enjoy yummy, healthy snacks.

When: May 25, 2020
Where: South Catamount Resevoir 
Cost: $60

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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 26th – 28th, 2020
Where: Florissant
Cost: Varies

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Great Outdoors Adventures is open for safe and fun guided and self-guided mountain and scenic tours.

In an effort to keep visitors safe, they are following these standards:

  • Customers will be able to watch a safety video, complete rental agreement and payment on your own device prior to arriving.
  • Trail rides will start at their private outdoor trailhead located near Westcreek, Colorado.
  • Their Woodland Park store location will remain closed until the State tells its healthy to be indoors.
  • All their equipment and restrooms are being sanitized between uses. Sanitizing wipes and sprays are available for customers to use.  
  • For physical distancing, you’ll drive a side-by-side vehicle with your group and follow a guide driving another vehicle
  • Cancellation fees will be waived 24 or more hours before your trail ride in case of last-minute changes due to your health or State requirements. There will be no cancellation fees if they need to cancel or reschedule your reservation for the same reasons.

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Pile in the car and set off on a beautiful scenic adventure. Enjoy wide-open prairies, lush forests of pine and stunning rock formations from the safety and comfort of your own vehicle.

Drive along the hair-raising hogbacks of Skyline Drive for some seriously breathtaking views. The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park is allowing car-only entry across the bridge, offering a great escape and stunning views from a safe distance. 

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**Please note, due to safety concerns from COVID-19, this event has been canceled.**

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 11th 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: **The 2020 event has been canceled. 
Where: Black Forest
Cost: Varies

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**Please note, due to safety concerns from COVID-19, this event has been canceled.**

One of the most popular Colorado Springs Memorial Day activities. Celebrating 44 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: **The 2020 event has been canceled.
Where: Old Colorado City
Cost: FREE

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