Activities

Thunder in The Valley Car Show

Fountain, CO – This years Thunder in the Valley Cruise and Car Show will be on July 13th and 14th, 2018. Friday Night Cruise will be on July 13, 2018 starting at Metcalfe Park.  Show and Shine starts at 4:00 pm and the Cruise begins at 5:00 pm.  There will be Food, Music and Fun!…

COMMUNITY YARD SALE IN WIDEFIELD

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure! Spots in the parking lot by Field 1 at Widefield Parks and Recreation will be available for rent or you can choose to have your house address listed as a yard sale site. It’ll be a morning of selling and shopping for the entire community. Yard sale locations…

Splashpad in Fountain is Now Open

The splash pad at Aga Park in Fountain, Colorado is now open.  The waterpark is located at El Paso Street and Alabama Avenue in Fountain, and it opens May 28th through Labor Day weekend.  The water park is open daily from 9 AM to 9 PM. Admission to the Fountain Splashpad is Free.  Bring your…

Free Outdoor Fun at Get Outdoors Day Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Ever wanted to try paddleboarding, kayaking, biking, fishing, slacklining, archery or shooting? These and other family-friendly activities will be offered for people to explore, for free, at Get Outdoors Day Colorado Springs on June 2 in Memorial Park. The third annual event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and…

Free Youth Fishing Derby!

Fountain, CO – Get outside and learn to fish at Willow Springs Ponds! This is a free fishing derby for children ages 5 to 15. Enjoy fishing demonstrations, fun prizes, and a hot dog lunch with Commissioner Gonzalez on the grill! Bring your own rod, reel, tackle, and bait. Sponsored by El Paso County Parks,…

Annual Golf Tournament

Colorado Springs, CO –  The Fountain Valley Scholars Annual Golf Tournament will be held Monday, July 23, 2018 at Cheyenne Shadows Golf Course. This will be a four-person scramble that will begin at 8 a.m. Each year, the Fountain Valley Scholars committee holds a golf tournament at Cheyenne Shadows Golf Course on Fort Carson. This…

Home & Garden HBA Show

Colorado Springs, CO – The Colorado Springs Home Builders Association will hold its annual HBA Home & Garden Show on February 23-25 at Chapel Hills Mall in the upper level (former Gordmans space)?  Bring your shopping list for the family. Take in the sights, sounds and smells of outdoor Colorado living as you wind through…

Woman Catches State Record Arctic Char in Dillon Reservoir

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo.- One of the largest reservoirs in Colorado has produced a new state record arctic char, caught by a vacationing physician from Virginia, Nov. 6. Dr. Lindsay Regali of Charlottesville had been taking in the sights and enjoying a chilly day of fishing at altitude in Dillon Reservoir with her husband Luke Newcomb…

Get out and give thanks on Fresh Air Friday!

DENVER – Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busy holiday season, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife urges you to step away from the hustle and bustle this time of year can bring. On November 24, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) invite you to connect with family and friends by getting outside…

Hot Rod Rock & Rumble at PPIR in Fountain

The Pikes Peak Hot Rod Rock and Rumble will take place at the Pikes Peak International Raceway on September 29th and 30th.  There will be live bands and DJ.  Bands include Lee Rocker, Nekromantix,  Hillbilly Casino, Aquasonics and the Atomic Drifters. Other events include car show, vintage drag and oval racing, swap meet, kids games…