Are you looking for things to do in Colorado Springs?

With so many things to do all year long there's a huge draw to the area and one reason why so many people are seeking out Colorado Springs real estate for permanent residences & vacation homes. 

Whether you're a local, looking to move to Colorado Springs, or planning a trip here, here are just a few things to do in the Colorado Springs area during the month of February.

Cripple creek ice festival

About an hour drive from Colorado Springs to the quaint town of Cripple Creek, you can spend the day enjoying The Cripple Creek Ice Festival beginning February 18 ending on February 26.  This event will not only amazing ice sculptures to view but will have an ice maze, ice slide, and interactive ice sculptures. There will also be food and craft vendors as well as an Ice Martini Bar! 

Besides the Ice Festival Cripple Creek has many casinos and restaurants  to fill your day. Just down the road from these activities is the World Famous Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine Tour  and the Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Rail Road. 


Manitou Springs Carnivale! Saturday, February 18, 2023, the Mardi Gras festivities start at 11:00 am in Soda Spring Park with the Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off.  There will be 20 Gumbo Chefs and each tasting is just $.075 each so come ready to eat and vote for your favorite! After you've filled your belly with some warm gumbo head on down to Manitou Avenue for the Mardi Gras Parade beginning at 1:00 pm. This year the theme is Manitou Time Machine, grab your costumes and beads and come join the Manitou Mardi Gras tradition! Search Manitou Springs Homes for Sale

the broadmoor winter polo Classic

February 25th at the Norris Penrose Center is The Broadmoor Winter Polo Classic. This event features top polo players from around the world.  If you are looking for a place to stay during the event The Broadmoor is offering a Winter Polo Package. The package includes two night stay at The Broadmoor, priority seating and tickets to the Winter Polo Classic, transportation to and from the Norris Penrose Equestrian Center, exclusive commemorative welcome amenity and suites available at 25% off published rates. Search Broadmoor Homes for Sale

THE springs home show

Looking to update your home or just looking for ideas don't miss the The Springs Home Show February 24th-26th at the Colorado Springs Event Center. This event host local and national vendors where you will get new ideas, the latest home trends and exclusive deals. Search Colorado Springs Homes for Sale

why choose colorado SPRINGS

Colorado Springs is a great place to live for many reasons. There is a reason this city is consistently ranked as one of the top places to live in the country. We love this city so that is easy for us to say, however, lets take a look at what rankings and accolades the city has received. The following is a list of media outlets ranking of Colorado Springs in various categories:

  • Number 2, Most Desirable Place to Live, Midsize Cities, US News & World Report
  • Number 10, Hottest Hipster ZIP Code (80903),
  • Number 1, Growth in Millennial Population, Brookings Institution
  • Number 5, Most Educated City, Forbes
  • Number 1, Midsize City for Human Capital and Lifestyle, fDi Intelligence
  • Top 12, Most Beautiful Downtowns in America,
  • Number 8, Best Housing Market for 2018,
  • Colorado College, Number 1 Most Innovative College, US News & World Report
  • Epicentral Co-Working, Best Co-Working Spaces for 2018, Nomad Capitalist
  • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, Best Gallery and Museum in Colorado, Top 25 nationally, American Art Awards
  • Story Coffee, Most Beautiful Coffee Shop in Colorado, Architectural Digest

Does living near a city that offers all these great things to do interest you? Be sure to contact Joe Clement or give us a call: 719-540-6421  to help you find the best Colorado Springs properties! 

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