Takeout Tables downtown

Takeout Tables Support Restaurants & Cafes Downtown

Capitalizing on public spaces to keep the local economy strong, the Creative District is partnering with the City of Manitou Springs and the Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce to create additional outdoor seating for people supporting local restaurants and cafes. With three borrowed tables from the Manitou Art Center already placed in Shoshone Park, we’re looking to expand the program with additional

Colorado Art Relief Grants

Support for Artists and Venues

The Colorado Arts Relief Fund provides $7.5 million to support arts, cultural and entertainment artists, crew members, and organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Funding through this bill will be distributed through two separate grant applications:

Colorado Arts Relief—Business and Organization
Colorado Arts Relief—Individuals

Winter Downtown

Manitou Made Website Project Kicks Off

Led by the Manitou Springs Creative District (MSCD) in partnership with the Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce, Visitors Bureau & Office of Economic Development, manitoumade.com will prominently feature locally-made items that are crafted, designed, prepared, source, brewed, or experienced only in the greater Manitou Springs region. Today, the organizations kick off the project by announcing the selection of their web development partner in Neon Pig Creative.

Everything about this project seeks to create maximum local economic impact. Our project team invited only local agencies to respond to the RFP, and the team at Neon Pig Creative presented the most cohesive, rapidly deployable, and comprehensive plan for capturing the spirit of Manitou Springs in an ecommerce package.