Things to do in Colorado

Things to do in Colorado Springs this week | July 20th - July 22nd, 2018

Looking for things to do in Colorado Springs this weekend?

Colorado Springs has so many fun and exciting things to do it is hard to choose which great activity, concert, or event to attend. You have come to the right place. We love Colorado Springs so much, after living here for more than 32 years we have seen it all and want to share that knowledge with you! The following is our top choices of things to do in Colorado Springs for this weekend July 20th through July 22nd, 2018.


1. Cass Clayton Band Dance Party

When: Saturday, July 21st at 8:00 PM

Where: Stargazers Theatre & Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80910

Cost: Free!

Why: If you love dancing to some soul music or getting down on some funk, blues, and rock then this free concert is for you. Cass Clayton is known for her incredible voice that ranges from blues to funk and soul. When combined with her talent for slide guitar playing this gal is really a unique artist which makes sense why she won the Member's Choice Award in 2017 from the Colorado Blues Society. When Cass teams up with Taylor Scott it is an act that is hard to beat. Taylor has toured all over with different bands such as blues legend Otis Taylor. Cass Clayton band performs both originals and covers that will sure to make you want to get up and move your feed to some funky grooves. This free concert is sure to impress any music lover. We will see you there!



2. El Paso County Fair

When: Thursday, July 14th - 21st 

Where: El Paso County Fair Complex

Cost: Adults - $7, Senior (55+) - $5, Youth (3 yrs to 12 yrs) - $3, Child (under 3 yrs) - FREE, Group Rate (20 or more per group) $2 off

Why: The El Paso County Fair is a great family-friendly event that lasts all weekend long with tons of events. There really is a great variety of events such as bull riding, tractor pull, daily concerts, auto races, car show, carnival and even a Demolition Derby.  Friday morning there is a Senior Breakfast and even an Elephant Extravaganza that features a live Elephant and a Butterfly experience where you get to learn about the life cycle of Butterflies. Also, there is a Salida Circus featuring juggling acts, acrobats, trapeze artists and even stiltwalkers!


3. Rocky Mountain State Games

When: July 20th - 22nd 

Where: All over town - see website for details

Why: This event is an absolute must for sports lovers. The amount of competitions and variety of sports is truly unmatched. Everything from stand up paddleboarding, swimming, running, disc golf, to figure skating, diving and even arm-wrestling the Rocky Mountain State Games have it all! There is so much to watch it might be tough to choose what to do. We suggest checking out the website and then click on the sport you are interested in watching for more details. 



4. 719 Brewfest

When: July 20th all day

Where:  Weidner Field 6303 Barnes Rd Colorado Springs, CO 80922

Why: This is a great way to get a taste, literally, of what brewers in the area have to offer. From craft beer, distilleries to non-profits, live music, games for the kids and plenty of food trucks to sample local food. This is the 4th annual brewfest. We have not personally been to the fest but have talked to friends who went last year and they said it was awesome. This year is set to be even better with a full line-up of events, food and music it will be sure to entertain and provide a great time!



5. Park County Fair and Rodeo

When: July 19th - July 22nd

Where: Fairplay, Colorado

Why: If you love great music, rodeo fun, and carnivals this fair and rode is a great option. Head up to Park County, only a short drive away for some down and dirty fun! this year's event line up is sure to impress with Micael Mezmer, an award-winning magician or more specifically a "Phenomenist" who practices hypnosis and provides a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience. Additionally, there are some great artists lined-up. Richie Law, Colorado's winner for 2010-2011 Country Strong competition, is an extremely talented country singer and songwriter. He is a big supporter of the troops and often performs for troops at their bases such as Fort Carson.




Does living near all these great things to do interest you? Be sure to contact Joe Clement to help you find the best Colorado Springs properties! 


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