Colorado Springs Festivals & Shows
The beautiful mountain terrain and Olympic blue sky of Colorado Springs make it the perfect city for festivals and festival goers. Meet your friends or make new ones at an art, science, food, or world famous hot air-balloon festival. Our handpicked list is sure to make choosing your next festival an easy mark on the calendar.
The hottest ticket in town is to the Annual Chile Chili Festival
, held at the Historic Rock Ledge Ranch in Colorado Springs. Festival goers are served up hot food, cold drinks and spicy fun from the Western region's best chili vendors. Listen to great live music and feast on award winning chili from the Chili Cook-Off.
Address: 3105 Gateway Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80904 - MAP
Phone: (719) 210-8273
Kids mix science with fun at the Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival
! The Hands-on Science Carnival offers row after row of activity stations, laboratory tours, and free workshops to participate in activities like making your very own mini catapult and flinging marshmallows at the Fruitcake Toss. Live performances and guest speakers are also in attendance at this festival of learning.
Address: 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918 - MAP
Phone: (719) 255-8227
Imagine seeing hot-air balloons in every shape and size standing 8-10 stories tall, floating 1,000 feet above the ground. Join thousands of spectators at the Colorado Springs Balloon Classic
. The free event has become the largest and longest continuously running hot-air balloon festival in the state.
Address: 328 Bonfoy Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80909 - MAP
Phone: (719) 471-4833
Be an artistic philanthropist at the Annual Rock Ledge Ranch Folk Art Festival
in Colorado Springs. You'll find beautiful handcrafted original folk art, fine art, furniture and more. Enjoy eating great food and listening to live entertainment to benefit the preservation of the Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site and Living History Museum.
Address: 3202 Chambers Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80904 - MAP
Phone: (719) 578-6777
Rev up your engines a the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
, aka, Race in the Clouds. This festival features an automobile and motorcycle hill climb to the summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs. Join 35,000 spectators at the annual event, watch high speed races and motorcycle jumpers, eat at the chili cook-off, drink ice cold beer, listen to live music and cheer along with the Denver Bronco Cheerleaders!
Address: 1631 Mesa Avenue, Suite A, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 - MAP
Phone: (719) 685-4400
Yee-haw! It's time for the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo
, a long-standing Colorado Springs tradition. The western celebration kicks off with a downtown parade and rounds up with the nation's finest cowboys and cowgirls competing in non-stop rodeo action from bull riding to barrel racing.
Address: 1045 Lower Gold Camp Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80905 - MAP
Phone: (719) 884-1199