Things To Do~ Labor Day Weekend | COLORADO SPRINGS

Labor Day Weekend is approaching and Fall is in the air! Here a few things to do in the Colorado Springs area to celebrate Labor Day Weekend.

For more than 40 Years the Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off has been a part of brightening the community skies. Mark your calendars for this year's event that will be hosting a few new attractions!

The festivities begin early Saturday Morning September 3rd with the park and concessions opening at 5:30 am and the opening ceremony beginning 6:30 am. The Balloon Lift Off is scheduled for 7:00 am, then stick around for the Krispy Kreme Doughnut Eating Contest, how many doughnuts do you think you can eat?!?  The events will break and resume at 3:30 pm with Balloons, Brews, and Bites Happy Hour. There will be several attractions at this time, here are a few highlights: RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon-Colorado Springs Real Estate

3:30- 7:00 pm Walk Through Balloon Experience

3:30-5:00 pm Concert Series | Missy & The Dirty Secrets

4:00-8:00 pm Aerial Acrobats- Aerial Aura

6:00-7:00 pm and 8:30-9:30 pm Concert Series- Reminiscent Souls (featuring Suga Bear and Lady Shay)

7:00 pm Balloon Glow

10:00 pm Park and Concessions Close

Sunday morning September 4th the events begin again at 5:30am, Balloon Lift Off at 7:00 am. Here a few more highlights of the Sunday morning events:

9:00 am USAFA Wings of Blue Skydive Jumpers 

9:00 am Orangetheory 5k

9:30 am Krispy Kreme Doughnut Eating Contest 

The Events begin again at 3:30 with the Bud Light/Mimosa Garden and Balloons Brews, and Bites Happy Hour following: 

3:30 PM  – 7:00 PM Remote Control Balloon Display 

3:30 PM – 7:00 PM Walk through balloon experience

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Concert Series | Mosquito Pass

4:30 PM  Taekwondo Exhibition

4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Aerial Acrobats – Aerial Aura

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM  and 8:30 -9:30 pm Concert Series | The Martini Shot Band

7:00 PM Balloon Glow

10:00 pm Park and Concessions Close

Monday September 5th the park and Concessions open at 5:30 am following: Labor Day- Colorado Springs Real Estate

6:30 AM Opening Ceremony

7:00 AM Bud Light/Mimosa Garden Open 

7:00 AM Balloon Lift Off 

8:30 AM Concert Series | 4ID Mile High Rock Band

9:00 AM Remote Control Balloon Display

9:15 AM  Ending the Event with Warbird Flyover

*Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am to 4:00pm UpaDowna will be by Prospect Lake renting Stand Up Paddle Boards* Don't worry if you don't have any experience or gear, UpaDowna will provide 1 hour of instruction and gear. * Want to take an adventure in the sky, Rainbow Ryders will be offering Hot Air Balloon Rides! Make sure to book in advance, check in is at 6:00 am. * Plan ahead for parking, see road closures, Pre-Purchase Parking Spots, and PikeRide options.   

Downtown Colorado Springs is a short drive from these fun events that Memorial Park host throughout the year. There is plenty of fun and exciting things to do in Downtown Colorado Springs. Family fun, museums, parks and attractions you name it you can do it in Downtown Colorado Springs. There are also events held throughout the year that block off the streets and brings the community together.  You will find an array of art on just about every corner of the small business and entrepreneurial rich streets of Downtown. Interested in living in this thriving and fun downtown, check out the homes for sale in the area!

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