There’s nothing quite like Downtown during the holidays.

Downtown offers plenty of opportunity for holiday cheer and memory-making! Check back for details, and be sure to follow our Facebook page for special events and activities.

Holiday pop-up shops

Here for the holidays, don’t miss them! (Shops open through December 31)

THE LOCAL HONEY COLLECTIVE, 9 E. Bijou St., Women’s apparel and accessories.

LUNIEVA, 226 N. Tejon St., Fair trade cotton and wool clothing and accessories from Nepal.

FAIR FINDS HOME DECOR, 104 N. Tejon St., High-end showroom furniture and décor at discounted rates.

Skate in the Park

Open through February 23 

The only outdoor ice rink in the area returns for an extended season! Open November 8,2019 through February 23, 2020, you won’t want to miss this new Downtown tradition. Schedule and details.


Winners announced!

Santa’s elves made a special trip to Downtown Colorado Springs from December 11-18. Congrats to winners of $50 Downtown Gift Cards Delaney B and Nathan P!


Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care honors the memories of loved ones with Christmas trees dotted along the Downtown corridor. Trees illuminated with white lights are sponsored by family and friends that have dedicated a tree in their loved ones honor. A special red, white and blue tree pays tribute to our military and local community protectors. Learn more here.

Selfies with Santa

December 22, noon-3pm 

Santa will be strolling through Downtown – with a Polaroid camera – as he gathers up last-minute gifts and makes a few edits to his “naughty and nice” lists. Be sure to grab a selfie and your keep-sake instant photo while he’s out and about!

Plus, enjoy carols by Sunrise Players, who will be strolling as well!

holiday caroling & Music

Dec. 21

Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale, 1-3pm (Acacia Park)
Christmas Brass, 1-3pm (strolling)
Colorado Quartet, Dec. 21, noon (next to Wassail)
Colorado Dickens Carolers, Dec. 21, noon-2pm (strolling)

Dec. 22
Sunrise Players, noon-2pm (strolling)


two people in victorian cosumes handing out hot drinks

hot wassail

December 14 and 21 

Enjoy a hot spiced cup of wassail, provided by Downtown Partnership and the Little London Wassail Society. Located on the northwest corner of Bijou and Tejon. December 14, 11:30 a.m. and December 21 at noon, while supplies last. 


December 21 and 22

Get in your last-minute shopping just before Christmas, and take advantage of FREE parking in all city-operated parking garages:

  • Bijou/Cascade, 215 N. Cascade Ave.
  • Kiowa/Nevada, 127 E. Kiowa St.
  • Colorado/Nevada, 130 S. Nevada Ave.

Parking meters accept coins and credit cards. Learn more about DOWNTOWN PARKING.