Things to Do in Colorado Springs this Weekend (Aug 26-Aug 27)


Who needs San Diego when we have our own Comic Con which is happening this weekend!! It feels like we’re out of our monsoon streak for the time being, and the weather looks to be beautiful for the Dragon Boat races and other outdoor activites around Colorado Springs. If you know of events coming up around town, let us know! We love to spread the word.

Things to Do This Weekend

Colorado Springs Comic Con – Fri Aug 25-Sun Aug 27, Colorado Springs Event Center

Admission: varies depending on day(s). It’s time for our Comic Con! 3-day event this weekend that will have celebrities like Michael Rooker from Guardians of the Galaxy, Tom Payne from The Walking Dead, and more! For more info, visit: Colorado Springs Comic Con.

Colorado Springs International Dragon Boat Festival – Sat Aug 26, 9:00am-4:00pm, Memorial Park, Colorado Springs​

Admission: Free. Food, festivities, and dragons!! Dragons in the form of boats, that is. Watch dragon boat races throughout the day at Prospect Lake, along with Asian Cultural Performances, food trucks, Kids Zone, marketplace, and beer garden. For more info, visit: GWN Dragon Boat.

19th Annual Romp in the Park​ – Sat Aug 26, 10:30am-4:30am, All Breed Rescue & Training​ 410 1/2 E. Filmore St.

Admission: Free. Indoor family and pup event! Test your dogs skills at the agility rings, visit vendors, play the raffle, and socialize! For more info, visit: All Breeds Rescue & Training.

26th Annual Wine Festival​ – Sat Aug 26, 5:30pm-7:30pm, Historic Home in the Old North End​ 1715 N. Cascade Ave

Admission: $50/individual, $90/couple. Enjoy a night of wine tasting in a gorgeous Old North End home hosted by the Colorado Springs DAnce Theatre and accompanied by the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Fiddle Band. For more info, visit: Colorado Springs Dance Theatre.

Dru Hill​ – Sun Aug 27, 6:00pm-8:00pm, Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts​​

Admission: $57 – $98.25. Celebrating over 20 years together, the R&B quartet Dru Hill will perform at the Pikes Peak Center for one night only. For more info, visit: Pikes Peak Center.

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