Things to do in Colorado Springs this week | June 27th - July 1st
Our top things to do in Colorado Springs this week
With so many amazing opportunities in Colorado Springs, we like to bring you our favorite on a weekly basis. This week is an exciting time to be in Colorado Springs. With the second Colorado Springs Rodeo underway this Wednesday night June 27th at 5 pm. This rodeo is so much fun for the kids and pays homage to the local Colorado Springs Western heritage.
When: June 27th - 5:00 pm
Where: Norris Penrose Event Center
Why: If you love exciting and interactive events the Colorado Springs Rodeo is a must-see. We love this event because it allows the crowd to participate in the Rodeo. Do you have young kids who are tough, adventurous, and want a challenge? Let them try their hand at Mutton Bustin' (riding a lamb) or if you are brave enough get out for some steer Ridin' or Team Sortin'. Also, enjoy pro events from 7:00 to 9:00 pm which includes Buckin' Horse, Barrel Racin', and Bull Ridin'. This Rodeo will include a great performance by the Ashley Tatum Band. The Ashley Tatum band is awesome. We have seen them live before and they love to rock out and really get the crowd going.
When: Monday, June 25th to Sunday, July 1st
Where: Broadmoor Golf Club
Why: 2018 senior open will be played on the Broadmoor East Cours on June 28th through July 1st. The purse is $4 million and will be broadcast on FS1. This is the 39th U.S. Senior Open Championship and will include many of the great golfers in the game. From Jay Haas to top-ranked Steve Striker and Bernhard Langer the field will be a field with tough competition sure put on an entertaining gold match.
When: Every Saturday, June to October
Where: Bancroft Park, 24TH Street between Colorado Ave. and Pikes Peak Ave.
Why: Come to enjoy some fresh and local produce grown right in Colorado. Everything from local food vendors selling a variety of items to local growers selling locally grown produce such as herbs, cantaloupe, squash, corn and you name it. This area in Old Colorado City has many options for a great lunch at one of the many great restaurants in the area such as my personal favorite: Paravacini's.
When: Daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Florissant Fossil Beds
Why: There are lots of options for the Ranger Guided Tours at Florrisant Fossil Beds. If you love learning about super-interesting things like the history of the earth, wildlife, flora and, fauna this is a must-do for you. There are so many fascinating things to learn about at Florrisant Fossil Beds. From Redwoods in Colorado to ancient seas and even volcanos in Colorado? What? Are you serious? Yup, there is just so much to learn about here simply looking at one spot in the ground can tell an entire story of a time period in the earth's history.
When: June 27th through July 5th from 9 AM to 5 PM
Why: If you love learning about the history of Colorado, particularly in the arts and the west then this is a must-see event. This event showcases western art (including wildlife, cowboy and native American pieces). The art show features talented artists and incredible works in the heart of where lies a deep history in Colorado.
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