Best Things to do This Weekend in the Springs | May 1-4
First Friday Downtown, a Dance Fiesta and some Bull Riding - Weekend Fun in the Springs!
First Friday Downtown
May | 5-8PM
Downtown Colorado Springs
First Friday Downtown features FREE monthly cultural events throughout downtown Colorado Springs. Galleries, museums, cultural organizations, and retailers host art openings, artist receptions, performances and more.
Built Ford Tough Series Bullriding
May 2-4 | Event times vary
Colorado Springs World Arena | 3185 Venetucci BLVD
The Top 35 bull riders in the world compete against the fiercest bucking bulls on the planet, providing two hours of thrills and spills guaranteed to keep you on the edge-of-your-seat and your heart pounding. Each event has a winner, and riders accumulate points towards the ultimate goal, the Professional Bull Riders World Championship. The riders are not only competing for the coveted Championship Buckle, but also the $1 million bonus awarded to the winner. Tickets and event times.
Children's Day Festival
Sponsored by the Japan America Society of Southern Colorado
May 3 | 10AM
Colorado College Cornerstone Arts Center | 825 N. Cascade AVE
Japanese crafts, arts, martial arts, fashion. Admission is free.
Take 5 in the Garden | 5 Mile & 5K Race
May 3 | 8AM
Garden of the Gods
Over 1100 runners will run a 5Mile or a 5K course through Garden of the Gods Park, the crown jewel of Colorado Springs' Park System! Online registration ends at midnight May 1. Race day registration begins at 7AM to 7:55AM. Information and registration.
Cinco De Mayo Dance Fiesta with Legacy Band
May 3 | 7PM
Stargazers Theatre | 10 S. Parkside Drive
A fun celebration in honor of Cinco De Mayo - a Dance Fiesta featuring The Legacy Band with a repertoire that includes Latin Rock, Classic Rock, Soul with a Touch of R&B, Tex Mex and their own original music! This celebration will include dancing and food and drink specials of the holiday and culture. Tickets and information.