Welcome a new decade with one of these Pikes Peak region events! Colorado Springs completely transforms every winter. As snow blankets the mountains, the colorful state turns into a winter wonderland. From majestic castles made entirely of ice to scenic train rides through glittering snow-capped peaks, there’s plenty of holiday cheer spread around the state. Here are just a few of our favorite events and festivals taking place in Colorado Springs this 2019-20 winter season.
Snowshoeing Basics – Monday, January 13, 2020 – Tap into the expertise of REI's staff with this free snowshoeing basics class. Everything from what gear to use to getting started on this popular winter sport will be covered.
When: 6:30 – 8 p.m. Where: Colorado Springs REI
Smoothie Bootcamp – Saturday, January 18, 2020 – Start your New Year off smooth-ie with this delicious and nutritious class courtesy of Mile High Fitness.
When: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Where: Ute Pass Library
Cost: Free - pre-registration is required
All Peoples Breakfast and Community Rally – Monday, January 20, 2020 – Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the All Peoples Breakfast. All ticket proceeds will benefit the NAACP's and the Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission's scholarship programs. Everyone is welcome to join the following free community march.
When: 7:30 a.m. – Noon
Where: Reid Arena/Lobby Worner Campus Center
Cost: Breakfast $10/Rally free
Great Fruitcake Toss
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Join locals and enjoy the long Manitou Springs tradition of flying fruitcake. Fruitcake will be available for rent for those who weren't lucky enough to receive any for Christmas. Local bakers will compete for the title of Fruitcake King or Queen based on the best organic, non-GMO, natural fruitcake creation.
When: 1 - 3 p.m.
Where: Memorial Park, Manitou Springs
Cost: One non-perishable food item to benefit the Manitou Springs Community Pantry is suggested