February 25, 2017 10:30 am -1:00 pm
The flavors of New Orleans come to Manitou Springs. Professional and amateur chefs cook up their best gumbo to be judged and for you to sample. Dress festive for Mardi Gras and test the gumbo Manitou has to offer. The community Carnival parade starts at 1 pm.
June 3, 2017 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Summer in Manitou isn’t complete without our annual wine festival! Sip award-winning Colorado wines, admire & purchase local art, and listen to lively music in Memorial Park. Commemorative glass included with ticket purchase.
June 25, 2017 4:00 am-4:00 pm
Hear the engines roar and the tires squeal at the second oldest motor sports race in America. This long-standing tradition in the Pikes Peak Region is a 12.41-mile course with 156 turns, and never a dull moment.
July 3, 2017 5:30 pm -8:00 pm
July 4,2017 8:00 pm -9:00 pm
Step back to the time of ice cream socials, big band music and good ol’ fashion fun. Enjoy homemade pie, and Old Colorado City Creamery ice cream at the Soda Springs Park Pavilion. The following evening the Manitou Springs Volunteer Fire Department proudly displays the Fourth of July Fireworks over Manitou Avenue.
August 20, 2017 7:00 am-3:00 pm
From City Hall in Manitou Springs to the top of America’s Mountain, Pikes Peak and back, bear witness or reserve early to participate in the third-oldest marathon in the USA.
September 2-4, 2017
Labor Day weekend kicks off with art in the park! For over 40 years artists have come together to display and share their artwork with art enthusiasts and guests. Join in on the fun, support our artists, and take home a little piece of Manitou Springs.
September 23, 2017 1:00 pm -5:00 pm
Taste your way through the flavors of 25 local craft breweries at the ultimate Colorado beer tasting experience in Memorial Park. Commemorative glass included with ticket purchase.
Emma Crawford Coffin Race & Parade
October 28, 2017 12:00 pm -3:00 pm
Interested in something unique, offbeat and festive for the Halloween season? Join in our ghoulish fun as we cheer the coffin teams on as they race down Manitou Avenue for the ultimate victory.