An Eventful Summer in Manitou

Published: April 17, 2023
Are you not entertained?

Plan to play this summer

Don’t be fooled: this small mountain town is big on summer fun—and our calendar is bursting with events to celebrate whatever floats your boat. Sip, savor and silent disco your way through summertime in Manitou.

manipalooza and silent disco

By day, celebrate the best of Manitou with games, face painting, a costume contest, live music and food trucks. By night, get your groove on at the quietest dance party. It’s a rockin’ silent night!

summer concert series and more

Ah, the sweet sound of summer! Enjoy free music in the park all week long at the Liberty Lawn Concerts, Summer Concert Series, and the Drum Circle in the Park. No, that’s not a typo. There’s a drum circle.

manitou springs colorado wine festival

Sip happens at the Colorado Wine Festival with nearly 30 Colorado wineries, live musical acts and food trucks to pair with your favorite cab. Looking for something a little heartier? Grab a glug of glögg. 

know before you go

Event parking and free shuttles

Park and play this summer in Manitou! Free parking and free shuttle rides to events mean you’ll arrive to the fun faster (and free-er).

Heritage center brewfest

commonwheel art festival

Make event parking uneventful

Stay and play in Manitou

Event parking? Forget about it! A wonderfully walkable downtown makes Manitou the perfect basecamp for your Colorado adventure. Colorado Springs, Cascade, and Green Mountain Falls are just a hop, skip and a jump (technical measurements) away.

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