Traditions

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!…

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…

Memorial Day brings summer safety tips from Colorado Parks and Wildlife

DENVER – Many Coloradans and visitors to our state will be kicking off their outdoor summer plans this Memorial Day. With so many activities and open spaces, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds outdoor enthusiasts that our wealth of outdoor activities also come with responsibilities. “Our staff takes pride in seeing so many people getting outdoors…

Territory Days in Old Colorado City

The historic district of Old Colorado City will be holding its annual festival on Colorado Avenue between 23rd Street and 27th Street.  There will be live music, food, fun and entertainment for the entire family. One of the state’s largest craft vendor fairs is highlighted with features including pony rides, kids play area, petting zoo,…

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…

Chinese New Year in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO – Colorado Springs will have several events celebrating this years Chinese New Year, the Year of the Dog.  Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year.  In 2018, the first day of the Lunar New Year is on Friday, 16 February 2018 and is the year of the Dog. 17th Annual Chinese New…

Fall Festival Pancake Breakfast

The JRTOC is holding the Fountain Fall Festival Pancake Breakfast at Fountain Middle School. The annual fundraiser supports local students in the Fountain Valley area and is held each year before the Fountain Fall Festival Parade. Where: Fountain Middle School 515 N. Santa Fe Avenue, Fountain, CO When: 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Rates : $5.00…

Fountain Fall Festival on Labor Day Weekend

The Fountain Fall Festival is an annual event in the Fountain Valley area that takes place each year on Labor Day Weekend. The parade will be on  Monday September 4th and starts at 10:00 am along Santa Fe Avenue in front of Fountain-Fort Carson Middle School 515 N. Santa Fe Avenue, Fountain, CO. After the…

Fountain Valley 5K Color Run on Saturday

The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold it’s Second Annual Inaugural 5 K Colorado Run in Fountain, Colorado on September 2nd starting at 8:00 am.  The 5 K run till take place at John Metcalfe Park located at 704 E. Ohio Avenue. Registration includes a t-shirt, race entry and a swag bag. For more information…

Fort Carson Freedom Fest

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Fort Carson and 4th Infantry Division will host Freedom Fest July 1 and 2 at Iron Horse Park from noon – 10 p.m. both days. The two-day event will feature a carnival and live music from the 4th Infantry Division band. Park admission is free both days.  Fees will apply for…