Fountain Valley News

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…

Fort Carson, City of Colorado Springs Plan Special Independence Day Tribute

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Fort Carson and the 4th Infantry Division, in cooperation with the city of Colorado Springs, and several other community organizations, have planned a Black Hawk helicopter flyover from approximately 6:55 – 8p.m., Saturday.    The flyover is a special Independence Day tribute to honor the military men and women, past and…

July 4th Events in Colorado Springs

This year residents are encouraged to celebrate the 4th of July “from their porch” and look to one of the nine locations ​displaying fireworks while tuning their radios to​ Sunny 106.3 FM​, ​Y96.9 FM, KCME 88.7 FM, 92.9 Peak FM, or AM 740 KVOR​ ​to hear the concert broadcast. The fireworks will also be broadcast…

Fountain Creek Nature Center Now Open

Fountain Creek Nature Center is now open to the public. To combat the spread of COVID 19, we strongly encourage visitors to wear masks. At this time, we are limiting the number of visitors at one time to 9 individuals and we ask that you maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from other…

Fountain Virtual City Council Meeting

Virtual City Council Meeting Instructions To register for the Fountain City Council Meeting on June 1st on June 01, 2020 6:00 PM MDT at, Click Below: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Please click the links below for additional information on how to participate in the Virtual City Council Meeting…

Fountain Parks & Open Space

The City opened its parks on May 04, 2020 but please note restrooms remain closed.  Trails and Open Spaces remain available for public use, as long as social distancing is practiced.  Here are some additional guidelines: Playgrounds, pavilions and other gathering spaces are closed. These areas are considered high risk for increasing transmission. No organized…

Veteran of the Year Nominations

Do you know an outstanding veteran? Someone who has demonstrated not only exemplary military service, but also strong community service, and support for veterans in the community? If the answer is yes, you should nominate them for El Paso County’s 2020 Veteran of the year! Nominations are now open for this year’s award. Nominees must…

Drive-Through COVID-19 Site Now Open to Anyone With Symptoms

The FEMA-sponsored COVID-19 testing site, in partnership with UCHealth, which was previously only open to seniors, health care workers and first responders, is now open to ANYONE with symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath). Those with symptoms can visit the drive-through testing site located at 175 S. Union Boulevard (back parking lot) on…

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce Town Hall Invitations

Colorado – Join us on Tuesday, April 21 for a telephone town hall with Congressman Doug Lamborn.  Register Here. Join us again on Wednesday, April 22 for a telephone town hall with your state delegation from El Paso County.  Register Here.  Confirmed participants include Senators Bob Gardner, Dennis Hisey, Paul Lundeen, and Pete Lee; and…