Things to Do in Colorado Springs Over Labor Day Weekend 2012
If you haven’t yet spent a Labor Day weekend in Colorado Springs, you’ve been missing out! This weekend brings so many fun events, including my personal favorite, the Colorado Balloon Classic. Garden of the Gods Club will also be buzzin’ with activity, including our annual Labor Day Golf Tournament and annual mixed doubles tennis social. Check out our Colorado Springs event highlights below. For more ideas, take a look at our website or visit the community boards at PeakRadar.com and ColoradoSprings.com. If you or your visiting family/friends need a place to stay in Colorado Springs, check out our Lodge. We hope you have a great Labor Day weekend!
- 38th Annual Labor Day Arts & Crafts Festival– Saturday, Sunday, & Monday, 10 am to 5 pm, Memorial Park, Manitou Springs. This free event will feature high-quality artwork, fine crafts, talented performers, and fabulous food.
- 36th Annual Colorado Balloon Classic – Saturday, Sunday, & Monday, Memorial Park, Colorado Springs. This is one of my favorite *free* events of the year here in Colorado Springs! The Colorado Balloon Classic (a division of Colorado Springs Balloon Classic, Inc.) was organized in 1977 and has grown to be the largest and the longest continuously running hot air balloon festival in the Rocky Mountain region as well as the state of Colorado. Mass ascensions of dozens of balloons are scheduled for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday mornings with a Balloon Glo® scheduled for Saturday and Sunday evenings. Each year a variety of concessions are available, and entertainment is provided during each event.
- U.S. Air Force Academy Football — Saturday, 12 pm, USAFA. Help the Falcons kick off football season by watching them face off again Idaho State. Tickets start at $17.
- Sky Sox Baseball — Saturday, 6:05 pm, Sunday, 1:05 pm, & Monday, 1:05 pm, Security Service Field (formerly Sky Sox Stadium). Root, root, root for the home team as they battle the Las Vegas 51s. Tickets start at $8.