All completed event applications should be emailed to
firstname.lastname@example.org If you do not receive a confirmation from the Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce concerning your application, please call 719-685-5089.
2018 Event Dates :
Emma Crawford Coffin Races – October 27, 2018
Important note! For all digital submissions, download a copy of the application before filling it out, save the document to your computer, and then submit the form via email.
Please click the link below for the complete rules and email completed application to email@example.com:
Your payment may be submitted separately with your coffin race team name and ECCR 2018 on the memo line to Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce or MSCOC, 354 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs 80829
To enter as a parade participant, please fill out the “Parade Only” Application so we know you will be attending.
There is no fee to participate in the parade.
Fall Concert: Billy Strings with Tejon Street Corner Thieves – November 29, 2018
Memorial Hall, 606 Manitou Ave.
Billy Strings plays hard and he lives hard, picking so fast and intensely that he’s known to break multiple strings per song, and basing the songs he writes on the hard lives he grew up around in the abandoned rural communities of America. The improbable child of Pantera & Doc Watson delivers EXTREME American string band music with energy levels usually associated with a box of dynamite. The industry has taken notice, he was the IBMA 2016 Momentum Awards Instrumentalist of the Year, named a “Top 10 New Country Artist” by Rolling Stone, voted #1 in The Bluegrass Situation’s Top 16 of 16 and received praise from top tastemakers in Americana from No Depression to Planet Bluegrass. Billy’s debut LP “Turmoil & Tinfoil” is out now!
Tickets available here! This event will sell out!
Doors open at 5:30 pm, show starts at 6:30 pm
2019 Event Dates :
Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off – March 2, 2019
Enjoy 20 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.
Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival- June 1, 2019
Be one of 30 Colorado Wineries to attend the Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival! Applications are available for retail vendors, food vendors, and wineries. Due to the large number 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.
Applications will be available in January 2019.
Silent Disco and Food Truck Rally – June 15, 2019
Bud Ford Pavilion at Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs
Back by popular demand! Come dance the night away – quietly…
Tickets available in 2019!
Good Ole Summertime Ice Cream Social & Pie Baking Contest- July 1, 2019
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 submission forms and sponsorship opportunity information will be available in early 2019.