We're already halfway through May and that summertime mood is upon us! Colorado Springs has a lot to offer to get you out and enjoying yourself, no matter what it is that you enjoy. We did the research for you and found 7 events happening in the next couple weeks if you find yourself needing a fun date night or family day, or even if you just happen to be bored!
Saturday, May 18th 6-9:30pm
Roller Derby- Slamazons v. Project Mayhem
Join the Pikes Peak Derby Dames at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium for a night of slammin’ and jammin’! The PPDD’s very own Slamazons take on the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls' Project Mayhem. If you’ve never been to a roller derby bout, it is a blast! Tickets are just $15 and you will be in for an exciting night!
Sunday, May 19th
NORAD Trail Race
By Mad Moose Events, choose from a full marathon, a half-marathon or a 4-mile trail race, featuring the beautiful Cheyenne Mountain State Park. The races start at 6am! Register now for a great day of Colorado nature and even include the whole family with kids’ pricing! Visit https://www.madmooseevents.com/norad-trail-race for more information.
Thursday, May 23rd
BARNUM Opening Night
The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is putting on a show full of wonder and excitement, based on the life of P.T. Barnum! If you like musicals, if you like laughing, or even if you just like Barnum Animal Crackers, step right up and buy yourself and your family some tickets! Opening night is the 23rd, and the show runs until June 5th!
Friday May 24th- Sunday May 26th
11th Annual Meadowgrass Festival
The Meadowgrass Festival is kind of like the kick-off for summer music events in Colorado Springs. There will be music, activities for kids (under 12 get in free!), camping, workshops, yoga and beer tasting! With tickets starting at $52.99, you are in for a fun Memorial Weekend!
Saturday, May 25th 4pm-12am
The Office Trivia Bar Crawl
If you love The Office, this one is for you. An entire night themed around The Office with trivia and 5+ venues, you will receive Dunder Mifflin ID Badges and are expected to dress to impress your boss! “Dunder Mifflin's biggest employee party of the year” is sure to be a hoot! Each group will be up to 8 people, and there will be prizes for the best office crew. Tickets start at $15. Visit https://www.crawlwith.us/coloradosprings/office for more information.
Saturday May 25th- Monday May 27th
44th Annual Territory Days
Territory Days is how you KNOW summer is here. Funnel cakes and craft vendors and petting zoos, oh my! It is one of the best family events of the year here in Colorado Springs. Now with a shuttle to avoid the hassle of parking, not even rain can ruin this fun weekend! The event starts at 10am and we recommend getting there as early as possible to really take advantage of all that Territory Days has to offer.
Friday, May 31st
2019 Springs Country Fest
Colorado Springs’ FIRST annual Springs Country Fest, with guest of honor, Russell Dickerson-- one of the hottest new names in country music--is a fun night of music, community and beer! This year’s musical talents also include Double Wide, Gunner & The Grizzly Boys, and Adam Hambrick. Hosted at Weidner Field, tickets just $25-- and just $10 for Military! Gates open at 5pm, and beer is free until 5:30! Click here https://www.switchbacksfc.com/news_article/show/1009957 to get your tickets or for more information.