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The second largest city in Colorado, Colorado Springs offers big city services with a multitude of hotel rooms, meeting space, attractions and entertainment. Located 60 miles south of Denver and over one mile high in elevation, the city is situated at the base of the Southern Rocky Mountains with views of the famous 14,115 foot mountain – Pikes Peak – and surrounding Rockies to the West and Great Plains to the East.

A wide variety of venues are available for your next meeting with flexible event and meeting space, guest rooms, restaurants, cafes, lounges, and spas. Colorado Springs boasts over 14,500 rooms and over 450,000 square feet of meeting space city-wide. The Colorado Springs CVB offers complimentary support services for all of your event planning needs to help make your next event a success.

Colorado Springs, Olympic City USA, is home to the U.S. Olympic Committee and Colorado Springs Training Center; you can tour the complex and catch a glimpse of high altitude training. Other attractions include the U.S. Air Force Academy, The Broadmoor Seven Falls, historic Manitou Springs, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cog Railway, where you can take a trip up the summit of America’s mountain. Visit Flying W Ranch for an unforgettable Colorado Cowboy experience of western music, magnificent mountain views, and the the charm of a working cattle ranch. Hiking, biking and outdoor adventure is easily found throughout the region at breathtaking places like National Natural Landmark Garden of the Gods, North Cheyenne Canon and Mueller State Park.

Colorado Springs hosts several special events throughout the year including the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo, Art on the Streets, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb and Labor Day Lift Off. Whether you are looking for an intimate venue, for a few dozen or a complex to host thousands, if you want small town hospitality with big year-round entertainment and stunning surroundings, Colorado Springs is the place.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Types of Meetings and Events Are Typically Held in Colorado Springs?

All types of meetings, however corporate, incentive and association are the largest bulk of meetings held in Colorado Springs.

What Are Some Popular Meeting and Event Venues in Colorado Springs?

There is more than 450,000 square feet of meeting and event space in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region including many options at hotels and resorts like Cheyenne Mountain Colorado Springs, DoubleTree by Hilton Colorado Springs, Garden of the Gods Resort & Club, The Broadmoor, and The Lodge at Flying Horse. Or consider memorable options like Boot Barn Hall, Flying W Ranch, Ed Robson Arena, The Broadmoor World Arena, or U.S. Olympic Paralympic Museum.

What Is the Best Time of Year to Hold a Gathering in Colorado Springs?

Colorado Springs is destination with all four seasons, resulting in a wide range of outdoor activities. Colorado Springs is an alpine desert, meaning warm days and cool evenings and a very temperate climate year-round.

Are There Any Unique Outdoor Event Spaces in Colorado Springs?

With Colorado’s 300 days of annual sunshine and Colorado Springs’ location next to the mountains, there are multiple outdoor options such as Flying W Ranch, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, The Broadmoor Seven Falls, and Weidner Field. The new Sunset Amphitheater will be opening in 2024.

Are There Any Cultural or Historical Venues in Colorado Springs Suitable for Events?

Colorado’s second largest city has a wealth of options such as the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, Ent Center for the Arts, Flying W Ranch, National Museum of WWII Aviation, Pikes Peak Center for Performing Arts, ProRodeo Hall of Fame, and Space Foundation Discovery Center.

How Can I Accommodate Attendees with Disabilities at My Event in Colorado Springs?

The Visit Colorado Springs website has great resources for any attendee or traveler with disabilities. Here you can find accessibility information regarding local businesses, itineraries tailored to specific physical disabilities, and additional resources.

By the end of 2024, Visit Colorado Springs’ partnership with Wheel the World will be live on their website, increasing access to attractions, lodging and experiences based on the user’s accessibility requirements. The travel booking site allows users to customize their preferences and needs down to the weight of a door.

What Transportation Options Are Available for Getting around Colorado Springs during an Event?

Whether flying or driving, Colorado Springs is easy to access. The Colorado Springs Airport has more than 65 arrivals and departures daily, and Denver International Airport is only 70 miles north. The community is positioned along the Interstate 25 corridor, a common route for attendees driving in. Once in Colorado Springs, local transportation companies like A Ride in Luxury, Flying Horse Worldwide and Gray Line Tours can assist groups, and Groome Transportation brings travelers to and from the Denver airport.

How Can I Obtain Permits for an Outdoor Event in Colorado Springs?

Reach out to the City of Colorado Springs, specifically the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department’s Office of Special Events.

What Catering Options Are Available for Events in Colorado Springs?

There are a wide variety of culinary choices for groups ranging from food and beverage programs at host hotels and venues to restaurants, catering companies and food trucks. Examples of local catering companies include Andiamo Catering, Buffalo Gals Catering and Cravings Catering.

What Accommodations Are Available for out-of-town Event Attendees in Colorado Springs?

The Colorado Springs area has 14,500 guest rooms, 5,000 of which are convention guest rooms. Accommodations range from name brand and boutique hotels to properties rich in history and in a resort setting with golf courses, tennis courts, large outdoor pools, meeting and event space, and more.