Upcoming Events

Manitou Springs High School

Saturday, November 17, 9am - 4pm, Manitou Springs High School

Mark your Calendars, you don't want to miss it! 

Offering unique gift ideas from home and spa products to handmade items to pamper that special someone on your list!

Commonwheel artists holiday market

November 16th through december 31st

Join us for our annual Holiday Market. Our art and fine craft items are made by local Colorado artists, with price and quality in mind.

Browse our offerings of hand-crafted items and you’re sure to find something unique for even the impossible-to-shop-for people on your gift list.

Peaceful and creative holidays to all from Commonwheel Artists Co-op!
Thursday, November 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm - FREE
Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Memorial Hall at City Hall, 606 Manitou Avenue
Contact Andy Wells – 719-459-1630

The 3rd Annual Manitou Christmas Parade kicks off the holiday season for all of us and there will be no better way to experience this than spending it in Manitou Springs. Come out and shop and stay for dinner and enjoy the parade!

Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 1 PM – 3 PM
Come test your skills in tossing, balancing, speed, accuracy, and robotic fruitcake chucking in Memorial Park! Prizes awarded to top finishers in each category.

2019 Manitou Springs Carnivale Parade - Fire and Ice

The 26th Annual Carnivale Parade is March 2, 2019.
The parade will stage in the Wichita Parking lot, next to the Stagecoach Inn. Be there by 12:30 to line up in the parade. Volunteers will be present to take your group name for announcement during the parade. Parade will end at Soda Springs Park.

Parking will be available in multiple lots around the city. Stay tuned for shuttle information. 

NOTE: Manitou Ave will be closed at Pawnee at noon. Please do not attempt to park in downtown after noon, or you will be stuck for several hours. Wichita lot will be parking permit holders only all day.

Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cookoff

Each year, professional and amateur chefs alike compete in this intense gumbo cook-off at Soda Springs Park. Each division will vie for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies and cash prizes. The public will determine the People's Choice Award while judges determine the Best Showmanship trophy. There is no entry fee, however samples are available after the judging is complete around 10:45.

Shuttle Bus Stops at Gallery Locations

Activities at each Shuttle Bus Stop

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