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5Around Town: What’s happening this weekend?

Posted: 8:45 AM, Jun 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-07 10:45:11-04

Looking for some fun this weekend in Colorado?  News5 has you covered with events in the Pikes Peak region and beyond.

Top of the World Rodeo in Cripple Creek

What: A full weekend of rodeo competitions at 9,600 feet!
Where: Cripple Creek
When: Saturday, June 8 – Sunday, June 9
Admission: 1 Day Pass – $10/day for adults, $5/day for children 12 & under, $5/day for Military & Veterans. 2-Day Pass – $18 for adults; $8 for children 12 & under, Military & Veterans
More info: visitcripplecreek.com

First Friday Art Walks / Shuttle Bus

What: First Friday Art Walks across the region. Local artists and performers are along for the ride in each bus to entertain you
Where: Downtown Colorado Springs, Old Colorado City, and Manitou Springs. (Stops include: Cottonwood Center for the Arts, Downtown/Acacia Park, Boulder & Tejon, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, Art Depot Galleries, Old Colorado City, Manitou Town Clock, West Manitou, Manitou Art Center,
When: Friday from 5-8 p.m.
Admission: Free
More info: https://www.peakradar.com/categories/firstfriday/

Parker Days Festival

What: Billed as the “best festival on the Front Range,” Parker Days promises four days of fun for the whole family! There will be shows, carnival rides, a parade, incredible food and three concert stages with free, live music. The parade begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday.
Where: 19590 E. Mainstreet, #100 in Parker, Colo.
When: Thursday, June 6 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday, June 7 from 5 p.m. to midnight; Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to midnight; Sunday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Admission: Free admission to the festival; carnival ride prices range from $25-$65. Learn more about carnival tickets  here.  
More info:  http://parkerdaysfestival.com/

Colorado Medieval Festival 

What: Tired of modern living? Then travel in time to the Middle Ages for the Colorado Medieval Festival! Cheer on your favorite sword fighter, have a taste of cider or mead or simply witness magical acts and belly dancers while you munch of your favorite dish and drink a nice, cold beer. There will also be a great LEGO hunt and a cosplay contest.
Where: The Savage Wood, 1750 Savage Road in Loveland, Colo.
When: Friday, June 7 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $13 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-12. Kids 5 and under get in free.
More info:  http://www.coloradocastle.com/

Buskers, Brews & BBQ in Aurora

What: Join Denver7 morning anchor Brian Sanders for Buskers, Brews & BBQ! There will be live music, street performers doing juggling, fire eating, stilt walking and hand balancing acts, a BBQ competition, BBQ tastings, and much more!
Where: Aurora Municipal Center, 15151 E. Alameda Parkway in Aurora, Colo.
When: Saturday, June 8 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission: Free of charge
More info:  https://www.auroragov.org/things_to_do/events/buskers_brews_bbq