12 summer events not to miss in Colorado Springs

By Carlotta Olson Updated: June 1, 2017 at 4:23 pm • Published: May 11, 2017 0
photo - The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Fan Fest took over downtown Colorado Springs Friday evening, June 24, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Fan Fest took over downtown Colorado Springs Friday evening, June 24, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

- Territory Days - This Memorial Day weekend tradition always draws large crowds. May 27-29, Colorado Avenue between 23rd and 27th Streets; shopoldcoloradocity.com.

- Springs Spree - Community event celebrates its 40th anniversary in a new home. June 11, America the Beautiful Park; springsspree.org.

 

- Feast of Saint Arnold IV - Craft beer festival, with music, games and more. June 10, Chapel of Our Saviour Episcopal Church, 8 Fourth St.; feastofsaintarnold.com.

- Pikes Peak Celtic Fest - Bagpipes, fish and chips, and Irish dancers. June 16-18, Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave.; pikespeak celticfestival.com.

- Western Street Breakfast - Pancakes and eggs to fill you up, plus the Pikes Peak Range Riders ride through. June 21, downtown; cswesternstreetbreakfast.com.

- Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Fan Fest - Celebrating the long-running Race to the Clouds auto event. June 23, downtown; ppihc.com.

HILL CLIMB FAN FEST
The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Fan Fest took over downtown Colorado Springs Friday evening, June 24, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette 

- Tejon Street Bike Fest - Bike show, bikini contest, live music and beer garden. June 25, downtown; pro-promotions.com.

- Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo - Some of the top cowboys and cowgirls compete under the stars. July 11-15, Norris-Penrose Event Center, 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road; pikespeakorbust.org.

Nicole Laurence of Cresson, Texas competes in barrel racing at the 76th Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo matinee performance Saturday, July 16, 2016 at the Norris-Penrose Event Center. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette 

- Blues Under the Bridge - Enjoy music of Blind Boys of Alabama at a unique spot. July 29, 218 W. Colorado Ave.; bluesunderthebridge.com.

- Colorado Springs International Dragon Boat Festival - Full day of dragon boat races. Aug. 26, Prospect Lake, Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave. tinyurl.com/h637pj2.

- Tour de Fat - Beer, bike and music festival from New Belgium Brewing Co. Aug. 26, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $18. newbelgium.com/events/tour-de-fat.

LABOR DAY LIFTOFF BALLOONS
The Labor Day Liftoff wrapped up it's first Labor Day event Monday, September 7, 2015. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette 

- Labor Day Liftoff - Balloon Classic and Balloon Glow. A Labor Day tradition. Sept. 2-4, Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave.; coloradospringslabordayliftoff.com.

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