Hour-long guided tours introduce the historic landmarks, contemporary artwork, and cultural highlights of Downtown. Catch a public tour for $10 on the first Saturday of each month, or call 719-886-0088 to reserve a private tour for 10 or more. Student and corporate tours also available.
Pre-registration strongly recommended; tours frequently sell out in advance! Click individual dates below to purchase tickets.
Tickets are non-refundable. Given 48 hours cancellation notice (call 886-0088 or email firstname.lastname@example.org), tickets may be transferred to a later tour date.
Tours are held the first Saturday of each month, and depart at 10 a.m. from the Wild Goose Meeting House (401 N. Tejon St.) unless otherwise noted. Participants are encouraged to arrive at 9:30 a.m. to enjoy a free coffee beverage of their choice (included in ticket price).
Downtown Walking Tours are conducted in compliance with all current public health orders.
As of most recent update to this page (June 15), safety precautions will include:
– Masks required for tour guides and strongly encouraged for participants
– Tour groups of no more than 10
– Tour participants encouraged to maintain social distancing of 6′ or more
– Pre-tour beverages will be offered outdoors only
October: Ghosts of Downtown
Hear spooky stories from Colorado Springs’ early days in this interactive tour featuring local storytellers from the Pikes Peak Writers Guild. Some stories are real; some are fake – can you tell which is which? Hear the untold stories of local historic buildings and get to know the Ghosts of Downtown in this special offering from Downtown Partnership.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a VERY popular tour! Multiple dates are available, but don’t wait to register.
Register for Oct. 2 EVENING tour
November 7: Law & Disorder & Speakeasies
Update 09/08: Please be advised registration is full for this event, and we will not be able to accommodate anyone who has not already purchased their tour ticket via our website. We apologize for any disappointment!
Facilitated by staffers of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Law & Disorder explores how Colorado Springs officials fought to remain a “dry town” in “wet times;” the captivating story of how local law enforcement, concerned citizens and the Gazette newspaper worked to run the KKK out of town in the 1920s; and an infamous gun battle with train robbers in the streets of Downtown.
December 5: What’s Up Downtown
What’s that crane in the sky? What new business is coming to your favorite block? Where did that piece of public art go? Get the answers with What’s Up Downtown, an interactive experience of all the exciting changes coming to the heart of the city in 2021. Impress your friends with the inside scoop on Downtown, everyone’s neighborhood – and be the first to know about all the great things coming soon!