By Jennifer Boylan on Friday, 11 August 2017
Category: General News

Things to Do in Colorado Springs this Weekend (Aug 12-Aug 13)

Pump up those tires, tighten your helmets, and get ready for all the cycling events happening around Colorado Springs this weekend! Following the Colorado Classic that peddaled off yesterday, the Cycling Hill Climb is set for Saturday. Along with the biggest bounce house in the world, concerts, and solar eclipse photography class this weekend won't leave you on the couch. 

Things to Do This Weekend

Big Bounce America - Sat Aug 12-Sun Aug 13, 3:00pm-7:30pmEl Pomar Youth Sports Park 2212 Executive Circle

Admission: $15-$19. World's largest bounce house will be in our backyard this weekend! 10,000 sq ft of bouncing fun for kids and adults alike will be open Friday-Sunday. For more info, visit: The Big Bounce America.

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb​ - Sat Aug 12, 1:00pmPikes Peak - America's Mountain

Admission: Check website for registration. 7th annual non-competitive competition that will be held in conjunction with the first USA Cycling Hill Climb National Championships. For more info, visit: The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb.

Firefall - Sat Aug 12, 8:00pmStargazers Theatre & Event Center

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Admission: $20-$25+ticketing fee. Come see Firefall this weekend at the Stargazers Theatre! They've toured with bands such as Journey, Fleetwood Mac, The Beach Boys, and more.  For more info, visit: Stargazers Theatre.

How to Photograph the Solar Eclipse - Sat Aug 12, 11:00am, Academy Frame Company​ 7560 N Academy Blvd

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Admission: A minimal donation will be required at the door. We're so excited to see the solar eclipse, but what about preserving what you see in a photo? Learn how to properly take solar eclipse photos from Professor Andrew Ketsdever who teaches astrodynamics and the space environment at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. For more info, visit: Facebook Event.

August Second Sunday Jazz Affair - Sat Aug 13, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Olympian Plaza Reception Center​ 975 S Union Blvd

Admission: $5/member, $10/non-member. Enjoy a  mix of jazz standards, modern pop and funk, surf music, and original compositions from Jana Lee and the Hidden Agenda this Sunday. For more info, visit: Pikes Peak Jazz.