THINGS TO DO | COLORADO SPRINGS SEPTEMBER 2022
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 Colorado Springs area during the month of September.
Colorado State Fair
For 150 years the Colorado State Fair has been bringing loads of fun to the Pueblo area. The event kicked off August 26th and will end September 5th. With so many things to do at this event plan to spend the whole day! A few attractions to check out: Great American Petting Farm, Carnival Rides, Sandscapes, Livestock, Horse Shows, Beer and Wine Competitions, and concerts at the Southwest Motors Event Center. Search Pueblo Homes For Sale
LABOR DAY LIFT OFF
Experience roughly 70 hot air balloons take off over Prospect Lake ~ September 3-5 at the Labor Day Lift Off! Each morning on this weekend there will be a mass balloon lift from 7:00am-9:00am. Then Saturday & Sunday as the sun is setting the hot air balloons take off again. The magic glow of the hot air balloons in the night sky make this a must see experience. Search Downtown Colorado Springs Homes For Sale
This community festival takes place at St. Gabriel The Archangel Catholic Church ~ Briarfest ~ September 9th-11th. This fun filled event features Carnival Rides, Car Show, Cornhole Competition, Live Entertainment, Beer Tent, Variety of Food, Silent Auction, Games, and Walk to End Hunger. Search Briargate Homes For Sale
Pikes Peak Marathon + Ascent
Dare to take this challenge on?!? The Pikes Peak Marathon ~ September 18th ~ is the oldest continually held marathon in the United States, totaling 26.2 demanding miles to the summit of Pikes Peak at 14,115 feet and back down. The Ascent ~ September 17th ~ is the sister race totaling 13.3 miles to the 14,115 foot summit of Pikes Peak. *Note all participants are required to complete a qualifying event before registering* Not ready to take on this challenge, you can join the fun and excitement as a spectator. Search Manitou Springs Homes For Sale
Heritage Brew Fest
Head on over to Manitou Springs for the Heritage Brew Festival ~ Saturday September 24th 1:00-5:00 PM. With over 20 breweries, local food, and live music you don't want to miss this event! Search Manitou Springs Homes For Sale
Pikes Peak Regional Airshow
Over 40 Historical Aircrafts on display and flying, you don't want to miss the Pikes Peak Regional Airshow ~ September 24th and 25th. Gates open at 8:00am and the show begins at 12:00pm both days with the Wings of Blue/B17 Parachute Jump National Anthem Academy, 98 Flight Training Squadron/Texas Raiders. The show ends each day at 2:40pm with F-35 Flight Demo and Heritage Flight P-38 F-35/P-38 Kristin (BAO) Wolf/P38 Charlie Haneline. There will be several planes on display as well as a KidZone! Search Powers Homes For Sale
The Chile and frijole Festival
Love the famous Pueblo Chile, you must attend The Chile and Frijole Festival September 23rd-25th! Chilies are the main attraction at this event but there will also be Live Entertainment, Street Vendors, Hot Air Balloon Flyover, and Cooking Competitions. Some other events taking place are:
Chili and Salsa Showdown Thursday September 22nd
Jalapeno Eating Contest Sunday September 25th
Chihuahua Parade Sunday September 25th