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Live West Edge | January Events in Colorado Springs

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


Cost: Free

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