COLORADO SPRINGS — Looking to have some fun in the Pikes Peak region this weekend? Here are the top five things we recommend.
Pueblo County Fair
What: Make plans this weekend to catch the Pueblo County Fair at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. You'll find a wide range of events featuring students showing off their hard work in raising livestock and other animals, a horse show, demolition derby, a chance to try out your skills as a ninja, shooting contests, and the tack sale.
Where: Colorado State Fairgrounds, 1001 Beulah Ave, Pueblo, CO
When: Ends Sunday, July 28
Admission: General Admission is free.
More info: https://www.pueblocountyfair.com/
Guided Springs Walking Tours
What: Get to know the history of Manitou Springs, by tasting it! Join the Mineral Springs Foundation every Saturday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. for a free walking tour of 8 natural springs in downtown. You'll learn the history of the city and learn about the geology and chemistry of the sparkling mineral springs. The tours generally take an hour and a half.
Where: Seven Minute Spring-422 Washington Avenue.
When: Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m.
More info: manitoumineralsprings.org
Rocky Mountain State Games
What: It's going to be a busy weekend for sports in Colorado Springs as the 18th annual Rocky Mountain State Games continue this weekend.
Where: Olympic Training Center, National Strength & Conditioning Association, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs, Colorado College, and Memorial Park
When: July 26-28
Admission: For Basketball & Track & Field events only - Daily admission fees: Adults (13 & over): $5. Youth 12 & under are admitted free. Weekend Pass: $12.
More info: https://coloradospringssports.org
Rhythm & Brews Block Party
What: Join us for live entertainment by The Barefoot Family Caravan, a beer garden, food trucks, family and children activities, live music from DJ Shield, our local Colorado Springs fire trucks, and more!
Where: Pikes Peak Ave
When: July 27
Time: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
The Original Colorado Springs Food Tour
What: The original Colorado Springs food tour started in 2010 and celebrates local chefs, delicious local food, and the vibrant culture of Downtown Colorado Springs! This popular tour highlights five distinctive local food destinations that are the best in their class.
Where: 1 North Tejon Street
When: July 27 and 28, August 3 and 4
Time: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
More info: https://www.peakradar.com/event/the-original-colorado-springs-food-tour
You can find more events in our area by visiting KOAA's Community Calendar. The feature is free to use and free for you to promote your organization's event.