Traditions

Chinese New Year Festival 19th Festival

Colorado Springs, CO – The Colorado Springs Chinese Cultural Institute will ring in their 18th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration at the City Auditorium on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The City Auditorium is located at 221 East Kiowa. The tickets will be available at door: Adults $6, Children 5-9 $5, Active…

Calhan Country Christmas in December

The 2nd annual Calhan Country Christmas lights up the El Paso County Fair & Events Center on Saturday, Dec. 14. Come enjoy the magic of the season. Gates open at 5 p.m. There is no admission charge, but guests are encouraged to bring one non-perishable food donation per person to support the Eastern Plains Community Pantry.…

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides in Fountain

Fountain, CO – Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides at the Fountain Creek Nature Center on Saturday December 14, 2019. Enjoy the sounds of Suffolk Punch draft horses clip-clopping down the Regional Trail with jingle bells and seasonal songs. $7 per person, prepaid reservations required. Limited to 20 people per ride. Weather permitting. Tractor-pulled alternative possible if needed.…

Tree Lighting Celebration

Join Widefield Parks and Recreation for their annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The festivities will start at 5:30 pm when Santa lights the tree! There will be crafts for the kids, holiday shopping, hayrides and snacks. Widefield Parks and Recreation is located at 705…

Thanksgiving Fire Safety

Lakewood, CO – For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holidays. So keeping fire safety top of mind in the kitchen during this joyous but hectic time is important, especially when there’s a lot of activity and people at home. “As your families gather to celebrate this holiday, keep everyone…

Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade

Several years ago, a small group of patriotic volunteers formed a nonprofit organization to host an annual Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade to honor all veterans and to inspire community awareness while paying tribute to the service and sacrifices veterans have endured in the pursuit of freedom. This years Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade will…

Harvest Festival at Rock Ledge Ranch

In recognition of the bounty of a traditional fall harvest, the Ranch will be filled with activities and fun in the crisp autumn air. Take a wagon ride with the family, listen to old-time music, pick a pumpkin to take home, scramble for candy, kick back on the lawn with a slice of pie, take…

Cool Science Festival

9 Fun-Filled Days of Cool Science!  Mark your calendars for October 12-20, as Cool Science celebrates the wonders of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) with over 40 fun and engaging special events!  It’s the 10th Annual Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival, and there’s something for everyone, no matter your age or interest.  Like to…

Widefield Community Day Parade

The annual Widefield School District 3 Community Day Parade will be on Saturday, September 28, 2019 starting at 10:30 am. The parade starts at the Big R parking lot at 10:30 am and ends at C.S. Foster Stadium behind Widefield High School. Their will be a cookout, Fall Festival and Football game following the parade.…

Thunder in the Valley Car Show

The 15th annual Thunder in the Valley Car Show will take place on July 13th at Metcalf Park. Historically, this car show has neared 200 registrations with the likes of family, friends and children in attendance; the show runs from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 13th. Gates open at 7:00 am Car Show…

What’s Happening This Weekend

Welcome to the weekend, Fountain Valley! So excited to share the lineup of events for the weekend, weather its going to the farmer’s market of the “Annual Blues Under the Bridge”” Friday •Freedom Fest June 28 – 30! – Iron Horse Park at Fort Carson: 6561 Sheridan Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80913 @ 7:00 –…

Fountain Valley Scholars Golf Tournament

Fountain Valley school districts 3 & 8 are hosting their annual Golf Tournament benefiting the Fountain Valley Scholars.  This is their largest fundraising event of the year and would like to invite you to participate in this event and take advantage of this unique opportunity to gain exposure and advertise your business to the community.…

Abel Lucero Band in Colorado Springs

The Abel Lucero Band performs New Mexico style music. The group will be performing at Hotel Elegante on May 4th at 8 pm. Proceeds from the event will go towards scholarships for students living in El Paso County. Sit back or get up and dance to some of New Mexico’s favorite songs that Abel Lucero…

Colorado Springs Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Car Show

A weekend filled with food, fun and culture, Colorado Springs Cinco de Mayo 36th  Annual “Fiesta and  Car Show” Festival puts the spotlight on Colorado Springs  vibrant Latino population. This is a fun and family-friendly event. Mark your calendar for May 5, 2019. Cinco de Mayo celebrates the tradition and beauty of Latino culture. The…

Hispanic Heritage Month Fiesta and Car Show 2018

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 by celebrating the culture of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.  Colorado Springs celebrated on September 22, 2018 with County Commissioner Longolis Gonzales and City Council Member Yolanda Avila gave opening remarks.…

Biggest Outdoor Fiesta and Car Show in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO – El Cinco de Mayo, Inc and Pikes Peak Community College have partnered to present its  Fiesta and Car Show during Hispanic Heritage Month on September 22, 2018.  The Colorado Springs Hispanic Heritage Month Fiesta will be held at Pikes Peak Community College at 5675 S. Academy Blvd from  10 Am – 5…