Things to Do in Colorado Springs this Weekend (July 15-July 16)

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While the rain has been welcomed, hopefully it won't put a damper on any of your plans this weekend. Colorado Springs and the surrounding area will have exciting happenings such as concerts and music fests, the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo, and a local museum celebrating an anniversary! And don't forget to wake up early for a special visit to the top of Pikes Peak!

Things to Do This Weekend

77th Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo - Sat July 15, 12:30pmNorris Penrose Event Center

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Admission: Vaires. The 77th annual Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo will feature  bronc riding, steer wrestling, team and tie-down roping, barrel racing and bull riding. Before the rodeo, stop by the Fan Zone for fun with rides, mutton bustin', a climbing wall, and more. For more info, visit: Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo.


SHEL - Sat July 15, 8:00pmStargazers Theatre & Event Center

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Admission: $15. Raised in Colorado, these four sisters bring together a unique blend of instruments and vocals that have gained an international following. Join them for a one-night only event at the Stargazers.  For more info, visit: SHEL.


Cripple Creek Music Fest - Sat July 15, 12:00pmCripple Creek​ 200 Bennett Avenue

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Admission: Free. Head to Cripple Creek to enjoy live music, food and beer out on the streets. The music fest will feature the Christopher Shayne Band, Molly Hatchet, and headliner Joe Nichols! For more info, visit: Visit Cripple Creek.


Pikes Peak Sunrise Special - Sun July 16, 4:15am, Pikes Peak - America's Mountain

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Admission: $15/person 16+, $5/child 6-15. See a sight that you normally don't get to see - the sunrise from the top of America's Mountain. Make sure to take your camera! For more info, visit: Colorado Springs website.


Western Museum of Mining and Industry Anniversary Weekend - Sat July 15, 10:00am - 4:00 pm and Sun July 16, 10:00am - 4:00pm, Western Museum of Mining and Industry

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Admission: $5/person. Opening in 1982, the Western Museum of Mining and Industry is celebrating their 35th anniversary this weekend! Stop by this weekend to see 19th and 20th Century steam engines come to life, the artistry of blacksmithing in our blacksmith shop, the operation of the museum's unique ten-stamp ore mill, watch the Gold Canyon Gunfighters in a wild west show, and more! Stay the day with vendors and food trucks. For more info, visit: WMMI.

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Things to Do in Colorado Springs this Weekend (July 8-July 9)

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The Summer is in full swing this weekend! Catch a rodeo, soccer game, some great summer outdoor music and a local photographer. Plenty of things to do this weekend in Colorado Springs. Get out and Enjoy!

Things to Do This Weekend

21st Annual Pikes Peak Special Rodeo - Sat July 8, 9:00am - 12:00pm, ProRodeo Hall of Fame

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Admission: Free. Come and join the 21st Annual Pikes Peak Special Rodeo presented by the Pikes Peak Range Riders and the ProRodeo Hall of Fame. With a petting zoo, food trucks, rodeo queens, rodeo clowns, the Pikes Peak Range Rider Pivots, and face painting everyone will find something they like. Children are encouraged to enter Western dress-up contest and stick horse race. All proceeds from this event benefit the Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center and the Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center. For more info, visit: Pikes Peak Special Rodeo.


Switchbacks FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps 2 - Sat July 8, 6:00pm - 8:00pmWeidner Field

6303 Barnes Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80922


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Admission: $15. A rematch of the Switchback's 2016 playoff defeat to the Vancouver Whitecaps 2. Who stays in contention in the Western Conference?  For more info, visit: Switchbacks Website.


Woodland Music Series: Acme Bluegrass and Ragged Union - Sat July 8, 11:00am - 1:30pmUte Pass Cultural Center 210 E. Midland Ave., Woodland Park, CO 80863

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Admission: Free. A beautiful weekend for outdoor music on the green, at the Midland Pavilion. Bring blankets, lawn chairs, and an umbrella for the sun. Food, beer and wine will be available for purchase. For more info, visit: Woodland Music Series


Second Sunday Jazz Affair - Sun July 9, 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Olympian Plaza Reception Center

975 S Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80910

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Admission: $5 member, $10 non-member. The Pikes Peak Jazz And Swing Society will host the Changing Times Quartet's CD Release Party at the July edition of the Second Sunday Jazz Affair! There will also be dancing, door prizes, a cash bar, and a full buffet and dessert bar available. For more info, visit: Pikes Peak Jazz & Swing Society.


2nd Friday Art Show featuring Robert Gray - Sat July 8, 11:00am - 6:00 pm and Sun July 9, 11:00am - 4:00pm, Art 111 Gallery & Art Supply 111 E. Bijou St., Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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Admission: Free. An engineer turned artist, Robert Gray's portfolio ranges from landscapes and cityscapes to street style and portraits. For more info, visit: Facebook.

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Things to Do in Colorado Springs this Weekend (July 1-July 2)

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Happy Fourth of July weekend! Many free events happening in Colorado Springs including Independence Day celebrations. Along with family BBQs, check out the car shows, family events, and festivals! Looks like the weaher is going to be perfect for gatherings and firework shows. Enjoy your holiday weekend! 

Things to Do This Weekend

First & Main First Saturday Car Show - Southern Colorado Chevelle El Camino Club - Sat July 1, 8:00am & 10:00am, Parking lot in front of Dick's Sporting Goods @ First & Main Town Center 3237 N New Center Point

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Admission: Free. First Saturday of the month means it's car show day! This month's host club is the Southern Colorado Chevelle El Camino Club. For more info, visit: First & Main Town Center.


Bemis Family Adventure Day - Sat July 1, 10:00am - 1:00pmColorado Springs Fine Arts Center - Bemis School of Art 818 Pelham Place

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Admission: Free. Come and get your creativity with hands-on art activities for the whole family.  For more info, visit: Colorado College.


A Midsummer Night's Dream - Sat July 1, 2:00pm & 7:00pmColorado Springs Charter Academy 2577 N Chelton Rd

 

Admission: $15-$20. Final weekend to see this performance! Portion of ticket sales will go to the Make a Wish Foundation. For more info, visit: Village Arts of Colorado Springs.


Fort Carson Freedom Fest - Sun July 2, 12:00pm - 10:00pm, Iron Horse Park - Ft. Carson 6561 Sheridan Ave

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Admission: Free. Start celebrating July 4th this weekend at Iron Horse Park! Sunday will feature car show finale, band, laser show, fireworks, and more! For more info, visit: Carson Freedom Fest.


Colorado Springs Art & Music Festival - Sun July 2, 10:00am - 4:00pm, America the Beautiful Park 126 Cimino Drive

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Admission: Free. More Independence Day Weekend festivities happening at America the Beautiful Park including live music, dancing, art, family activities, and food! For more info, visit: Colorado Events and Festivals.

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Things to Do in Colorado Springs this Weekend (June 24-June25)

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​Welcome to your first official weekend of summer! And it definitely feels like summer with all the events happening in Colorado Springs. Head outdoors with the family now that the weather has cooled a little, do a little vintage shopping, and enjoy summer concerts. Next stop, July! 


Things to Do This Weekend

Garden of the Gods Youth Trail Work Day - Sat June 24, 8:30am & 12:30pm, Garden of the Gods Park

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Admission: Free. Hey kids! Help keep Garden of the Gods looking beautiful by performing trail maintenace and restortation projects. For more info, visit: Rocky Mountain Field Institute.


Festival Orchestra Concert - Sat June 24, 7:30pm - 9:30pmColorado College - Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center Film Screening Room 825 N. Cascade Avenue

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Admission: $35 general public. Come see the final concert for the 2017 Summer Music Festival. For more info, visit: Colorado College.


11th Annual Parade of Ponds - Sat June 24, 9:00am - 5:00amAround Colorado Springs

 

Admission: $5/adult. Get inspired by ponds and waterfalls on this self-guided charity tour that will take you around Colorado Springs. For more info, visit: Purely Ponds.


Pikes Peak International Hill Climb - Sun June 25, all day, Pikes Peak - America's Mountain 5089 Pikes Peak Highway

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Admission: $60-$70 single day race ticket. Our annual Race to the Clouds is upon us! Watch as cars scale Pikes Peak around 156 turns to finish at the 14,115 foot summit. For more info, visit: Pikes Peak Internation Hill Climb.


Vintage Market Days - Sun June 25, 10:00am - 4:00pm, Norris Penrose Event Center 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road

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Admission: $5/person. Do you love vintage antiques, arts, and home decor? This market is for you! Vendors have come from all over the country for this weekend's event. For more info, visit: Vintage Market Days.

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Things to Do in Colorado Springs this Weekend (June 17-June18)

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Happy Father's Day weekend to all the dads in Colorado Springs! If you don't have plans for this weekend yet then enjoy a laugh, entertainment, and family memories with these events happening between Saturday and Sunday. 

Things to Do This Weekend

George Lopez & Cedric the Entertainer - Sat June 17, 8:00pm - 10:00pm, Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts 190 South Cascade Avenue

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Admission: $53 – $104.50. Enjoy a night of comedy with movie and television stars George Lopez and Cedric the Entertainer. For more info, visit: Pikes Peak Center.


1st Annual All Colorado Festival - Sat June 17, 1:00pm - 7:00pmWestern Museum of Mining and Industry 225 North Gate Blvd

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Admission: $25 non-members, $20 members. First beer and wine tasting event at WMMI. Attendees will enjoy good drinks, snacks, and musical entertainment. For more info, visit: Western Musuem of Mining and Industry.


Children's History Hour: Soap Box Derby - Sat June 17, 10:30am - 11:30amColorado Springs Pioneers Museum 215 S. Tejon Street

 

Admission: Free. Kids join in the fun in learning about box car history and racing mini cars! For more info, visit: Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum.


Father's Day on Pikes Peak - Sun June 18, 7:30am - 6:00pm, Pikes Peak - America's Mountain 5089 Pikes Peak Highway

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Admission: Free for Dads with paid admission. Treat your Dad to a visit to the top of Pikes Peak! For more info, visit: Pikes Peak.


Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack - Sun June 18, 7:00am - 6:00pm, Colorado Springs Airport 7770 Milton E Proby Pkwy

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Admission: $20-$30/online, $25 at gate. Watch as more than 200 of the fastest street cars race around the Colorado Springs Airport. One of the largest events of its kind. For more info, visit: Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack.

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