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? 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!


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: May 25-27, 2019
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 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: May 24-26, 2019
Where: Black Forest
Cost: Varies

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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 25, 2019
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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Join Bella Vista Bison for a one-of-a-kind Bison Adventure! You'll be transported to the 1800s when buffalo were on the brink of extinction and settlers were pouring into areas west of the Mississippi. This night will include storytelling, dancing, barbeque and live music. 

When: May 26, 2019
Where: Bella Vista Bison
Cost: General Admission- $51.50, VIP- $62

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This 2-hour special class will be experienced among the beautiful backdrop of Cheyenne 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. A healthy lunch is included!

When: May 27, 2019
Where: Quail Lake Park
Cost: $45

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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's plant sale offers 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. Pricing is competitive with garden outlets and all of the proceeds benefit Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. 

When: May 25-27, 2019
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cost: Zoo admission is NOT required for entry

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Delight your young emerging artist in a magical experience they won’t forget. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center's Day Camps offer kids from the ages 6-13 a fun, educational adventure complete with a tour of the theatre, hands-on experiences with the set, a personal meet-and-greet with the cast members and more! 

When: May 26, 2019
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cost: $30/child (please bring a sack lunch if you are staying for the show). Performance tickets to Barnum are additional.

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