Event Applications

All event applications that have been filled out can be emailed to either any of the following staff:

If you do not receive a confirmation from the Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce concerning your application, please call 719-685-5089

Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-off – February 14, 2015

The Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-off will be held in Soda Springs Park February 14th, 2015. Come enjoy 18 fabulous chefs competing with their secret recipes of Gumbo. Each team must prepare 5 gallons of Gumbo right in front of their audience. Ticket sales are 2 tastings for $1. This event will continue until the Gumbo runs out. Think you have the winning Gumbo recipe? Fill out an application to attend this wonderful community event.

Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-off Application




Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival – June 6, 2015

Be one of 25 Colorado Wineries to attend the Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival! Applications are available for retail vendors, food vendors, and wineries. Due to the large amount of inquires about participating in this festival, all applications will be reviewed to determine eligibility.  All retail vendors must submit pictures of their product to be analyzed by a jury.

Winery Application

Vendor Application




Good Ole Summertime Ice Cream Social & Pie Baking Contest – July 6, 2015

Cool down from the hot summer day at the Good Ole Summertime Ice Cream Social and Pie Baking Contest. Each competitor must provide two of the same kind of homemade fruit pie. These pies will be judged by three respected individuals to determine 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. There is no entry fee; this is a “fun” competition. Prizes will be awarded. Judging is based upon the best pie overall. Winners will be announced and their names will be sent to all local media.

Pie Application




Emma Crawford Coffin Races – October 24, 2015

If you are entering as a parade participant, please fill out the application so we know you will be attending. There is no fee for just participating in the parade.

2015 Coffin Race Application