5 Things You Should Definitely Do This Weekend in Colorado Springs | Aug. 23-25
Looking for something to do this weekend in the Springs? We've got you covered!
2013 Parade of Homes
through Sept. 1
Warning: Visiting these beautifully designed and decorated homes will make you want to redo your entire house! 21 custom homes throughout the Colorado Springs area are open to visitors as are model homes in the featured neighborhoods of Banning Lewis Ranch, Cordera, Flying Horse and Gold Hill Mesa. Colorado Springs Parade of Homes map and information.
Teddy Bear Days at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Aug. 24 & 25 | 10AM - 3PM
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Admission is just $5.25 for kids 12 and under who are accompanied by a teddy bear (or other stuffed animal). Special event activities are planned throughout the day, including Teddy Bear Clinic, face painting and special grizzly presentations.
The Dirty Dash
Aug. 24 | 8AM
Pikes Peak International Raceway
You’ll need endurance for this race - plus a good scrub afterward! The Dirty Dash is a mud run obstacle course that's part military boot camp and part pure fun! Dirty Dash registration and information.
Canvases in the Cañon Art Fair
Aug. 24 | 10AM - 4 PM
Helen Hunt Falls & Starsmore Discovery Center | North Cheyenne Cañon Park
View the work of local artists inspired by the natural wonders of the Cañon and the Pikes Peak region. The Helen Hunt Falls location will feature activities including watercolor painting (1-5pm), free guided hikes (10am, 1pm, & 3pm), storytelling and games. Admission is free and all proceeds from art sales directly benefit the park and its educational programs.
Kids on Bikes Festival
Aug. 25 | 9AM to 2PM
America the Beautiful Park | 126 Cimino Drive
Safety demonstrations, kids bike crafts, bounce house, a family bike demo and a kids bike swap are just some of the activities planned for this end-of-summer family fun day!