Events and Fun Things to Do

The Colorado Springs area has so much to offer from outdoor activities, to Olympic sports and competitions, to family friendly events, there is always something going on in all parts of El Paso County.

Our Things to Do in Colorado Springs blog is meant to help both newcomers as well as Colorado Springs natives find fun, new, and interesting things to do around the area. We cover holidays, traditions, events and seasons and try to give you options for things to do throughout the entire year.

We are creatures of habit and so many of us tend to hold tradition close by doing the same events year after year. And while we always highlight the main events that occur around town, we also try to give you the option of attending some smaller, more local events that may not be on your radar. Did you know that Colorado Springs has a vibrant Arts community? What about music and theater? You might be very surprised at the quality of our visual and performing arts community. So instead of jumping on the interstate to head to Denver, look more local…there are some great hidden gems around Colorado Springs that may knock your socks off!

You are a homeowner and for whatever reason, it’s time to move on. Maybe you’ve outgrown your house, perhaps there’s a new job waiting in another location or you’re just ready to move to a more appealing home in a different neighborhood. No matter what the reason, you are no doubt struggling with the question, […]

Construction Loan Colorado Springs

Building your own home can be a tremendously rewarding experience. You get to make choices about everything from location and floor plan to colors and landscaping. At the end of the process, you have a truly special place to live, something uniquely yours. But how do you pay for it? And how do new construction […]

What does a property manager do?

You’ve probably heard of the job of Property Manager, but what does a property manager do? Property Managers provide management services to homeowners and investors that either don’t or can’t deal with the day to day activities of taking care of rental properties. Like any service-related profession, there are varying levels of services available from […]

Things to do for Valentine's Day in Colorado Springs, valentine's day ideas colorado springs

Updated for 2021! Some people dread this holiday and some people relish it. Whether you are planning something with the kids, with the girlfriends, or with your someone special, we have some great suggestions on things to do for Valentines Day 2021.  For any of these, we highly recommend checking with the organizer regarding availability […]

Northwest Colorado Springs Homes for Sale

NORTHWEST The Best Local Businesses in Northwest Colorado Springs | Local LineupWatch this video on YouTube Northwest Colorado Springs, also known as Rockrimmon, spans from just north of Garden of the Gods to the southern border of the Air Force Academy. This area is nestled in the foothills of the Rampart Range, and in addition […]

Shop Local in Colorado Springs

Why Shop Small for the Holidays in Colorado Springs? Keeping Money Local Shopping local has always been at the heart of community minded folks, but this year when small businesses have been hit particularly hard, it is even more important. This is why we’ve created our Colorado Springs Holiday Small Shopping Guide. According to a […]

Pulpit Rock Colorado Springs

NORTHEAST The Best Local Businesses in Northeast Colorado Springs | Local LineupWatch this video on YouTube Northeast Colorado Springs is located just south of Briargate and is a bustling hub near the center of the city with a higher density of restaurants and businesses than its surrounding areas. Northeast Colorado Springs offers a wide range […]


Ever wonder HOW and HOW MUCH a REALTOR® gets paid? Before I bought my first house, I was aware of HOW REALTORS® got paid. I had the chance to work in the industry earlier in my working career. However, it wasn’t until I started researching how to become a Realtor, and began researching Real Estate […]

Monument CO

Monument/Tri-Lakes The Best Local Businesses in Monument Colorado | Local LineupWatch this video on YouTube The Tri-Lakes area, also known as Monument, is conveniently located between Denver and Colorado Springs and attracts a number of commuters from both cities. Residents of Tri-Lakes enjoy views of the Front Range and towering ponderosa pines, as well as […]


It’s that time of year again for holiday lights in Colorado Springs! December can be one of the coldest months in the Pikes Peak region, but you can remain nice and toasty (and socially distanced) by driving around town looking at Christmas lights. They change every year, but here are some of our favorites. Homes […]

Flying Horse Golf Course

NORTHGATE Northgate Local Lineup | Local Businesses & Things to Do in Northgate/Flying Horse AreaWatch this video on YouTube Northgate is a rapidly growing area of Colorado Springs that takes its name from the northern entrance to the Air Force Academy. Residents of Northgate are attracted by its fantastic schools and proximity to both Denver […]

Downtown Colorado Springs Homes for Sale

DOWNTOWN Downtown Colorado Springs Local Lineup |Local Businesses & Things to Do in Downtown Colorado SpringsWatch this video on YouTube Over the last several years, Downtown Colorado Springs has quietly been establishing itself as an energetic, eclectic, and downright fun place to work, live, and play. Major projects like the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum, […]

Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs

SOUTHWEST Broadmoor Southwest Colorado Springs Local Lineup |Local Businesses & Things to Do in BroadmoorWatch this video on YouTube Southwest Colorado Springs nestles at the base of the Rocky Mountains and is home to several treasured parks, hiking trails, and local businesses. It’s a beautiful area for a day-trip or a night out. If you […]


OLD COLORADO CITY The Best Local Businesses in Old Colorado City | Local LineupWatch this video on YouTube Old Colorado City was originally set up as a mining supply center for the gold camps of South Park in 1859. This makes the area one of the most historic locations in the entire Pikes Peak region, […]

Selling your home in winter

Everyone seems to have advice and opinions when it comes to buying and selling homes. Sometimes these opinions are based on perceptions that sound good but don’t relate to real-world experience. One such opinion is that selling a home in the winter is a bad idea.  While it might not be ideal for reasons that […]