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Around Town: Cripple Creek Ice Festival and Starlight Safari

Posted at 6:19 PM, Feb 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-15 10:32:46-05

Looking for something to do this weekend and next? The News5 team has come up with a list of events that you should check out in Southern Colorado.

Cripple Creek Ice Festival
What: The Cripple Creek Ice Festival is a spectacular event. Come watch ice sculptors carve ice into beauitful works of at that will amaze you. 2020 marks the 13the year for this premiere event. This year's theme is "Carver's Choice". Past themes included a Mythological Wonderland, Story Time, Under the Sea, a Military Salute Carved in Ice, a Rocky Mountain Wonderland, the Old West, and a Safari theme. Carvers will be competing against each other to come up with the most exciting and impressive sculptures.
When: February 8-16.
Where: 200 Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek.
For more information, click here.

2020 Manitou Springs Carnivale Parade
What: It's a tradition in Manitou Springs to march down Manitou Avenue and celebrate Mardi Gras in true fun and funky color that Manitou is known for!
When: February 22
Where: Memorial Park, Manitou Springs
Cost: Free
For more information, click here.

Starlight Safari - Mom and Me
What: Spend an evening under the stars at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo with the special mom figure in your life. Bring all generations of mothers and walk amongst the stars with the animals on the mountain side.
When: February 8
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Time: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Members: $30.75
Non-Members: $35.75
Ages 5 and under: $10.75

ViewHouse Colorado Springs Grand Opening
What: Join us at ViewHouse’s grand opening in Colorado Springs. Join the community by supporting local nonprofit Angels of America's Fallen through suggested donations of $10 to enter at the door. The celebration will feature:
- Complimentary Tastings Of Signature Menu Items
- Viewhouse Signature Cocktails, Wine, & Local Beer (2 Drinks Tickets Per Guest)
- Local Vendor Sampling Stations
- Live Music & Djs
- Entertainment & Giveaways
The event will be open to the public starting at 6pm on a first come, first serve basis.
When: February 13
Where: ViewHouse Colorado Springs, 7114 Campus Dr.
Time: 6 p.m.

2020 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series
What: The National Hockey League is bringing outdoor hockey back to Colorado in the 2020 NHL Stadium Series™, where you can watch the Colorado Avalanche taken on the LA Kings.
When: February 15
Where: Falcon Stadium, U.S. Air Force Academy
Time: 5:30 p.m.
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