Fountain Valley News

Thunder in the Valley Cruise & Car Show

The annual Thunder in the Valley Cruise and Car Show will be in Fountain, Colorado on July 9th and 10th. Friday evening there will be a cruise. The car show will be on Saturday at Metcalf Park from 9 am to 2 pm. Enjoy the Classic Cars, food vendors and music. The Thunder in the…

Senior Property Tax Exemption 2021

El Paso County, Colorado – El Paso County Assessor Steve Schleiker has good news for local seniors: the senior citizen tax exemption was funded for the tax year 2021, payable in 2022. The Colorado Constitution allows property tax exemptions for the primary residence of qualifying senior citizens. For those who qualify, 50% of the first…

July 4th Pancake Breakfast in Security

The Security Fire Department is hosting its annual Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast in Security, Colorado at the Fire Station located at 400 Security Blvd. Firefighters cooking up a Fourth of July Breakfast This years event is on July 4, 2021starting at 6:00 am and runs through 11:00 am.  Fire Truck on displayCome and see…

Fountain Fall Festival 2021

The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce is excited to have the Fountain Fall Festival & Parade returning on Labor Day, September 6th, 2021! Our theme this year is Dancing Through The Decades. Registration is now open for event vendors and sponsors. Please visit our website for full details and to reserve a booth. www.fountainvalleychamber.com

City of Fountain Curfew Hours

Kids will be out of school this week so we wanted to remind everyone of the City of Fountain curfew times and park hours. City of Fountain curfew information for those under 18 years old: Sunday – Thursday 10:00 PMFriday & Saturday 12:00 AM During curfew hours juveniles are not allowed to: be out walking…

New ADA Playground at Fountain Mesa Park

FOUNTAIN, CO:   Fountain’s kids have a lot to be excited about, as the City of Fountain completed installation of new, fully accessible playground equipment at Fountain Mesa Park.   The new equipment is available for ages 2-12 and up, and includes play features that ensure all of Fountain’s children have the opportunity to play, explore, learn…

Annual Fountain Tree Lighting

While this years event will look a bit different, we are excited to bring you this updated tree lighting experience! Due to COVID, and the current mandates, attendance is limited and registration is required. Registration will open at 3pm, November 17th. Register at FountainColorado.org

Road Closure on Caballero and Fortman Ave on November 16 – 23

El Paso County Department of Public Works has contracted with HR Green and Clark Land Surveying to locate underground utilities in the intersection of Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero Avenue. The contractor will begin the locating operation with planned street closures from November 16th through November 27th for coring, locating and patching operations. Road closures will be…

Movie at the Park Friday

It’s just a bunch of Hocus Pocus! Please join us for a wicked good time as we dress up and enjoy a Movie in the Park! Lawn chairs, blankets, bug spray and flashlights are recommended. (Inclement weather may delay or cancel events. Follow the City of Fountain on Facebook for updates!) Help us support a…

Colorado Storm Coming

A winter snow storm is coming to Colorado. Temperatures will be dropping down to the low 30’s according to weather.com. Remember to disconnect waters hoses outdoors. If the temperature drops below 20 degrees, keep one or two indoor faucets running slowly to prevent water lines from freezing. Get more Winter Maintenance Tips from RENTEC DIRECT.…

Colorado Springs Balloon Festival 2020

The 44-year Colorado Springs tradition of a hot air balloon event on Labor Day weekend will continue with the Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off on September 5-6. In the spirit of community and innovation, event organizers Hot Apple Productions, LLC and the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation plan to bring hot air balloons to residents…

Colorado Springs Parade of Homes

The annual Colorado Springs Parade of Homes will be from September 11 through Sunday, September 27, 200. Homes are opens from 10 am to 6 pm and are closed on Monday and Tuesday. General Admission Tickets Tickets are $17 for ages 16 and older.  Kids 15 and younger are free. ​Complimentary Military Tickets  Thank you…

Metcalfe Farmers Market

The Fountain Farmers Market takes place on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 1:00 p.m. at 618 E. Ohio Ave, Fountain, CO. Find fresh produce, arts and crafts and food trucks . The market is oven every Saturday and ends on September 5, 2020.

Veterans Benefit in Colorado

The most underused Veteran benefit in Colorado in 2020 according to VAntage Point: “Colorado has a free Lifetime Fish & Game small game license for Veterans 60% or more service connected.” – Richard J. Tremaine, director, Division of Veterans Affairs Veterans can learn more at www.Colorado.Gov/Vets. Find benefits for your state.

Business Networking Breakfast

Join the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce for Breakfast on the first and third Friday of every month to network with other business owners and learn something new from our guest speaker. They will hold the July 17th Breakfast in-person located at IHOP from 7 a.m. – 8 a.m. and will have an option for…

Fort Carson Fireworks Update

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Fort Carson and the 4th Infantry Division will host its Independence Day Fireworks Celebration for Department of Defense ID cardholders and their dependents only at 9:20 p.m. tentatively on Saturday at Iron Horse Park. Patrons are required to stay in the proximity of their vehicle (tailgate, truck bed, etc.).  If they…