Serveral popular annual events are taking place this weekend, including The Waldo Waldo 5K, Boo at the Zoo, and Giant Pumpkin Festival! Plus more fall festivals on the southeast side of town and a bluegrass concert downtown. Don’t miss what Colorado Springs has to offer!
Things to Do This Weekend
Boo at the Zoo – Fri Oct 20-Sun Oct 22, 4:00pm-8:30pm, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Admission: $17.75 in advance; 20.75 at the gate (if available). Halloween festivities begin at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo today for the first weekend of Boo at the Zoo! Dress up in costume and trick-or-treat with the animals. For more info, visit: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
Head for the Hills – Sat Oct 21, 7:30pm-10:00pm, Western Jubilee Warehouse
Admission: $20 advanced, $25 at the door. Bluegrass fans, you are sure to enjoy the music from this string quintet. Head for the Hills has performed are numerous large stage events including the Telluride Bluegrass Festival and South by Southwest. For more info, visit:Facebook Event.
The Waldo Waldo 5K – Oct 21, 8:00am-1:00pm, Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Admission: $35/person. Help raise money for the Waldo Canyon recovery and take in the lovely outdoors while you walk or run this 5K around downtown. After you cross the finish line enjoy the beer garden, food trucks, live music, and vendors! For more info, visit: The Waldo Waldo 5K.
Giant Pumpkin Festival – Sat Oct 21, 10:00am-3:00pm, Old Colorado City Colorado Ave & 25th St
Admission: Free. The biggest pumpkin in the Pikes Peak region will be crowned this weekend in Old Colorado City. Come see the largest gourds plus have fun at the family activities. For more info, visit: Old Colorado City.