Colorado Springs Things To Do | First Friday Downtown

Things to do in Colorado Springs this Weekend | March 1st - March 3rd


Colorado Springs is poppin' in March. 


Colorado Springs was voted last summer as the Most Desirable Place to Live according to US News (Colorado Springs is #1) and Best Places to Live (Colorado Springs is ranked #2). Every weekend in Colorado Springs there is a boatload of fun things to do on a yearly basis (see our Guide to Annual Events for more information). Additionally, one of the best things about Colorado Springs is that the wild and open spaces both within the city as well as within a short drive from Colorado Springs make for a never-ending supply of fun outdoor activities. Colorado Springs has many interesting museums and attractions. We love Colorado Springs because it is our home and has been for more than 33 years. We love Colorado Springs and want to share it with you. Therefore, we are constantly on the lookout for fun and exciting things to do. If you are looking for Colorado Springs fun, you have come to the right place.

Top things to do in Colorado Springs this weekend (March 1st, 2019 - March 3rd, 2019): 


1. First Friday Downtown

When: Friday, March 1st, 2019 6 PM

Cost: FREE

Where: Tour starts at Gallery 113 Downtown, Colorado Springs

Why: Do you love fine art? Do you love learning about fine art from professional artists and painters? Then this event is for you. Take a Walking Tour around Downtown Colorado Springs with well-renowned painter Dr. Karen Standbridge. The tour starts at 6 PM and begins from Gallery 113 and head to The Modbo Gallery and then to many others for you to check out the incredible art on display and listen to Dr. Standbridge provide unique insights and points of view about each gallery's art on display.  SEARCH HOMES FOR SALE IN DOWNTOWN COLORADO SPRINGS.


2. Manitou Springs Carnivale Parade

When: March 2nd, 2019 1:00 PM

Where: Downtown Manitou Springs

Cost: FREE

Why: Carnivale is here and this family-friendly event will be sure to provide plenty of fun and excitement to this festive time of year. Carnivale is an annual Brazilian festival that marks the very beginning of Lent which starts the forty-day count down until Easter. Carnivale is always held between Friday afternoon before Ash Wednesday and actual ash Wednesday at noon. Manitou Springs is the perfect place to celebrate this exciting festival and the best thing about it is that it is free and anyone can participate. Join the large group of individuals dressing up for this great event, anyone can participate and even pets are welcome! We will see you there! See the Facebook Event Page for more details. SEARCH MANITOU SPRINGS HOMES FOR SALE


3. Film: Garden Experience

When: March 2nd, 2019 2 PM

Cost: FREE - Reservations are required

Where: Bear Creek Regional Park

Why: Do you love watching locally produced independent films? Do you love gardening and connecting with your community. Look no further than this special presentation of this truly unique and local film produced by local filmmakers. The community garden run by Bear Creek Nature center is an incredible place to rent your own plot to grow your seasonal vegetables and connect with your fellow community members. This film looks like it is really interesting. Produced by local filmmakers Nancy Bentley and John Atkinson the film follows the Charmaine Nymann Community Garden which is located in Bear Creek Park and run by the Bear Creek Garden Association. If you plan to attend this film screening, reservations are required, simply contact Mary Jo Lewis at (719) 520-6387 or by Email: maryjolewis@elpasoco.comSEARCH HOMES NEAR BEAR CREEK PARK



4. Harlem Globetrotters at Broadmoor World Arena

When: March 3rd, 2019 at 2 PM

Cost:  Tickets start at $28.50

Where: Broadmoor World Arena

Why: The Harlem Globetrotters are the original basketball entertainment superstars. With a rich history that dates back to 1926 when Abe Saperstein founded the team the Harlem Globetrotters have performed in front of more than 148 million fans in 123 countries all around the world. This Sunday Colorado Springs gets the special treat to have this incredible show appear right here in our wonderful city. From incredible dunks to amazing ball handling the Harlem Globetrotters are always guaranteed to impress both adults and children so get your tickets now and we will see you Sunday at the Broadmoor World Arena. For more information on the Harlem Globetrotters see their website here. 


5. Craig Walter Band

When: March 2nd, 2019 8 PM

Cost: $25

Where: Stargazers Theatre & Event Center

Why: The Craig Walter band is a group of Pikes Peak Region musicians who are well known throughout the region for their impressive vocals, guitar, and instrumental lineup. Each musician in the band has a very reputable music resume, from playing with famous bands such as Frank Zappa. If you have not been to the Stargazers Theatre & Event Center then you are missing out. This quaint venue is super unique and provides a very intimate setting for great concerts like Craig Walter band and the opening act Ragged Band of Angels. 

 Does living near all these incredible things to do in Colorado Springs interest you? If so, be sure to contact Joe Clement Team to help you find the best Colorado Springs homes for sale!

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