Changing Seasons

Just because summer is nearing an end, doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! When you are not doing one of the numerous outdoor sports in Colorado, consider attending one of these local events. Here is a unique combination of iconic fun runs, races and festivals taking place in Colorado Springs! All of which are fun for the whole family.

Olympic Opening Ceremony

Come celebrate the live opening of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Rio Olympic Downtown Celebration. Activities include a live broadcast, entertainment (acrobatics, trampolines, flame eaters, gravity stunts, circus performers), Samba dancers, Copeira, Olympians, Hot Air Balloons, Food vendors and more! Takes place on Friday, August 5 2016 from 5:00-10:00pm in Downtown Colorado Springs.

The Waldo Waldo Run

The Waldo Waldo Run is a family friendly 5k — where thousands of people are all dressed as the iconic Waldo! Participate in this costumed fun run for $35/person (with costume included) on October 22, 2016. Money goes towards restoring Waldo Canyon. For more information, check out their website at

Labor Day Lift Off

Whether dawn or dusk — come view over 50 hot air balloons decorate the Colorado landscape. Throughout the day activities demonstrated will be skydiving, wakeboarding, paddle boarding, live entertainment — and of course beer gardens for the adults. Grab your friends and family, and make labor day weekend an event to remember!

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