With over 100 fine galleries, specialty shops, boutiques, restaurants and services available, historic Old Colorado City has it all. Its tree lined streets beckon you to stroll and enjoy the largest concentration of independent retail establishments in Colorado Springs. Enjoy turn-of-the-century architecture and rich history from Colorado’s gold rush days. With Pikes Peak as its backdrop, Old Colorado City is easily accessible along West Colorado Avenue west of Interstate 25. Shop, Dine and Discover Historic Old Colorado City!
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
One of the state’s largest craft vendor fairs is highlighted with features including pony rides, kids play area, petting zoo, mechanical bull, Cowboy Church Service, toy train rides, gold panning, wild west gunfight re-enactments, live blacksmithing, period-costumed characters, live birds of prey, Native American dancers, quick draw competition, and two beer gardens with live music running all three days.
EACH FRIDAY EVENING FROM APRIL TO DECEMBER
Self-guided visual arts walking tour featuring art galleries and open artist studios along Colorado Avenue between 23rd and 27th Streets. As many as 100 art pieces may be viewed for purchase in just one location in Old Colorado City’s art galleries. Colorado Springs’ largest concentration of galleries is found within these three city blocks in Colorado Springs historic district.
FARM AND ART MARKET
JUNE TO NOVEMBER IN BANCROFT PARK FROM 7:00 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M.
Experience the best local artesian, farmers, produce and crafts each Saturday morning from June to November in Bancroft park from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.