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A Trip to the El Paso County Fair

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We went to the El Paso County Fair today and had a great time!  I thought I’d show you a few pictures and then give you a list of the things that I noticed were free since there’s still time to get out to Calhan for the fair.  (It runs through Saturday the 26th and […]

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Free Garden Tours this Weekend

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The Pikes Peak Water Garden Society will be having their annual tour of gardens this weekend: Saturday and Sunday, July 26th-27th from 9 AM to 4 PM. Our mission as an aquatic garden society is to encourage interest, inform and educate enthusiasts in the construction and maintenance of water gardens, aquatic life, and plants and […]

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Free Admission and Discount Days for El Paso County Fair (July 19-26)

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The El Paso County Fair in Calhan starts this Saturday, July 19th, and there are plenty of discount days this year that enable you to attend the fair at a discount: Saturday, July 19th: Free admission for military and dependents with ID Monday, July 21st: Free admission for everyone Tuesday, July 22nd: $1 off admission […]

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Special Deal at New Trampoline Park on Airport Rd.

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Michelle sent in this tip: There is a new trampoline park in town: Springs Trampoline Park at 2512 Airport Rd.  Right now they have 1 hour jump time for $12 (until August 15th, I think). Our family was there Saturday… It’s a great place! To find out more information, visit their Facebook page or website.  […]

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Free Family Bike Rides & Breakfast @ Chick-fil-A Garden of the Gods

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Jennifer sent in info about this fun, free event that the Chick-fil-A at Garden of the Gods hosts weekly during the summer Chick0-Fil-A off Garden of the Gods hosts a free bike ride or 5K/10K group every Saturday morning Memorial Day-Labor Day. You just meet in their parking lot to sign in at 7:45 and […]

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Free Movies (+ Free Popcorn & Drinks) at Focus on the Family Visitor Center

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The Focus on the Family Visitor Center (8685 Explorer Drive) will again be showing family-friendly films in their theatre for free on Tuesdays in July!  The movies also include free popcorn and drinks.  All shows start at 10 AM at the visitor’s center.  Update: Due to the popularity of this event, they have added a […]

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Free Wednesday Evening Concerts at Limbach Park in Monument

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Concerts in the Park returns to Limbach Park in Monument starting this Wednesday!  There will be free concerts at the band stand from 7 to 9 PM on Wednesdays through July 30th.  Bring your own chairs and blankets.  For a list of artists and other information, go here. Here’s a long list of free concerts […]

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Free Wednesday Evening Concerts at Gateway Park in Wolf Ranch

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With all the summer concerts that are going on, I think most people could probably sit in their own backyards and hear one every night of the week! :)  Here’s another one: Wolf Ranch will have free concerts on Wednesday nights in Gateway Park.  Concerts start at 6 PM and will be held in June, […]

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Free Monday and Tuesday Night Concerts in Manitou Springs

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Monday nights will bring free concerts to Soda Springs Park in Manitou Springs this summer: free concerts from local artists will be held at 7 PM on Mondays in June, July, and the first two Mondays in August!  You can find a schedule of artists here. And on Tuesday nights, head to the lawn in […]

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Free Friday Night Concerts at First & Main Town Center

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First and Main Town Center will have free concerts on Friday nights in June and July!  It will kick off this Friday, June 6th with their annual “Summer Spectacular”, an event with special activities starting at an earlier time.  Starting at 3 PM on June 6th only, they’ll have a “20′ rock climbing wall, professional […]

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Free Thursday Night Movies at Shops at Briargate

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The Promenade Shops at Briargate will be showing free outdoor movies again for summer 2014!  Bring your own chairs and blankets on Thursday events beginning with the last one in June and enjoy a family-friendly movie in the east parking lot at the shopping center.  Starting at 7 PM, they’ll have pre-movie entertainment, like facepainting […]

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Free Jazz Concerts in Bancroft Park on Thursday Nights

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The Pikes Peak Blues Association will again be doing free summer concerts in Old Colorado City this summer!  Concerts will take place in Bancroft Park from 5:30-7:30 PM on Thursdays, beginning with the first concert on June 19th.  You can see the full schedule of artists and get more info here.