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What’s New at This Year’s Labor Day Lift Off

This year's Labor Day Lift Off promises to be the best yet, with new programming and exciting partnerships.

Discovering Downtown Colorado Springs

The downtown scene is thriving in Colorado Springs, and you can easily spend an entire weekend exploring the central area. Hosted by Latinx mixed media artist Jasmine Dillavou, this three-day itinerary will introduce you to local arts, shopping, dining, drinking and entertainment. Follow along for an elevated yet accessible experience.

A Local Poet and Nerd’s Tour of the Springs

If you’re drawn to spoken word and poetry or comic shops and indie movie theaters, this is your itinerary for touring Colorado Springs. Local self-proclaimed nerd will guide you to his favorite spots and help you connect with welcoming community.

Near and Queer to Our Hearts in Colorado Springs

Don’t you love visiting a new place by stepping into a friend’s world and connecting with their community? This is that getaway tour of Colorado Springs. Morgan Calderini and Arley Torsone, the owners of Ladyfingers Letterpress, guide you through their favorite boutiques, eateries, local art and inclusive businesses as you focus your three-day stay downtown.

Exploring the Visual Arts in Colorado Springs

Step into the gallery and visual art scene in and around Colorado Springs with Andy Vick, executive director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region. You’ll base yourself at a historic, boutique hotel; celebrate First Friday Art Walks; discover public art, classic arcade games and live music; and eat delicious food all along the way. This is the perfect introduction to the Creative Stays series.

World Jump Rope Championships Headed to Colorado Springs in 2023

Nearly 3,000 jump ropers will be in town next summer for this high-jumping, high-energy event.

Sweet Treats: The Best Ice Cream in Colorado Springs

We all scream for ice cream, no matter what time of year it is. These are our favorite local ice cream shops for summer or any time of year.

Where to Find 4th of July Fireworks and Festivals

If you're looking to get patriotic this 4th of July, Colorado Springs has plenty of concerts, festivals, and fireworks shows to choose from.

Tattered Cover Opens in Downtown Colorado Springs

Tattered Cover, Colorado’s largest independent bookstore, has opened its first location outside of the Denver Metro area in downtown Colorado Springs. At 8,000 square feet, the Springs store will...

Hall of Fame Festival Packed with Athletes and Olympic Spirit

Olympic City USA will be in full celebration mode June 25-27 during the Hall of Fame Festival in and around the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum. The museum doubles...