June 23, 2024

Check out unique events happening in our community for young people (& their families). Most of these events are hosted by local organizations and sometimes it’s a collaboration of different businesses looking to provide youth fun experiences to grow/learn new skills, provide a space for youth to get out and connect with peers and the community.

Looking for activities that are available in our community for younger youth (6yo< and families)? Check out Tru Teller Early Years Calendar to see what playgroups, activities, and educational opportunities exist locally for your little one(s) and you.

*Please contact event organizer for up-to-date status on all events list

Juneteenth 2024

Check out whats happening regionally: www.visitcos.com/events/annual/juneteenth-colorado-springs/

The Mighty Midland & the Towns it Built Premiere

Where: Ute Pass Cultural Center

When: June 15 @1P

For more details Call: 719-686-7512 or reach out to Ute Pass Cultural Center

Father’s Day with the Wolves

What could be more exciting than spending time with the wolves? Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center is hosting a Fathers Day with the Wolves Sunday June 16.

2024 Top of the World Rodeo

Rodeo in Cripple Creek happening event start s on Friday June 7 @6p. Check out Mutton Bustin, Barrel Racing and a Street Dane happening this weekend! Elks Lodge in Cripple Creek will have breakfast on Saturday and Sunday.

93rd Annual Donkey Derby Days

2024 Donkey Derby Days is back! Enjoy this family fun event with food trucks, vendors, attractions, concerts and of course the main stars of this the Donkeys!

Event takes place in Cripple Creek, June 28-30

Check out cripplecreekdonkeys.com for more info!

Community Garage Sale in Cripple Creek

Hosted by Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation come out and check out what treasures are available or sign up to sell yours.

Event takes place: Saturday June 15 from 9a – 3p

For more info contact Cripple Creek Parks and Rec at contact info listed in the flyer below.

Teller County Summer Fest

Games, giveaways, and activities! Discovery Zone! Explore Summer Activities! Local Resources!

Come meet Mr. Puggles, a miniature horse!

Don’t miss the NE Teller County Fire Protection District Fire Engine! Annual first responders food drive kickoff!

Event Sponsors: Teller County Early Childhood Education/Head Start, Outside Rein, Teller County 4-H, and The Nance Family Foundation

When: Saturday, April 13 from 11A-1P

Holiday Craft Fair

Gear up and get excited for the 2023 Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation Holiday Craft Fair!! Come check out all the goodies and get started on your holiday shopping.

When: Saturday, December 9 from 9A-3P

Trunk Or Treat in Cripple Creek

Come on Out for Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation’s annual Trunk Or Treat!

When: Tuesday, October 31, 2023 @ 5PM. For more info contact: Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation @ 719-689-3514

Community Health Fair in Woodland Park

Save the Date for Teller County Public Health & Environment’s Community Health Fair!

Date: October 21, 202 from 9AM – 12PM @Ute Pass Cultural Center in Woodland Park

For more details contact Teller County Public Health @ 719.687.6416

Mountain View Walk to benefit JDRF

Come out and Walk for the Cure Diabetes! This event will be held in Cripple Creek at the Mountain View Adventure Park. There will be food, music and face painting!

Date: September 16, 2023 from 9AM – 1PM. For more details please reach out to Monica Bennett @ 719.351.6284 or email: candlesrkool@yahoo.com

National Night Out in Teller County

What is National Night Out? National Night Out is a community-police awareness-raising event in the United States, held the first Tuesday of August. Check out our local events happening in Teller County and show your support!

Where: Cripple Creek and Woodland Park, When: Tuesday, August 1, 2023. See flyers for details, activities and more info for each specific location.

Cripple Creek Parks & Rec: Disc Golf Tournament

Where: Mountain View Adventure Park, When: Saturday, August 5, 2023

Learn More: https://ccparksandrecreation.com/

Fun at Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation

Check out all the fun activities available for young people, families, and individuals of all ages at Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation. To learn more visit them at: https://ccparksandrecreation.com/

Or check out their July – December 2023 Brochure of upcoming events, classes and SO much more!

Jades Promise

Its NOT too late to come out for this fundraiser for the Mountain View Dog Park on Saturday, July 8 @10A. For more information contact Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation. Check out details below:

5k @ 10k Parks and Rec Poker Run/Walk

Come Join us for a run or if you’d like, a relaxing walk. Each individual entered gets 5 playing cards at 5 locations on the route. Participants will have the option of purchasing up to 2 extra cards at the end of the course for $5 each to attempt to draw a better hand. The best 5 card hand will win $125 and the worst 5 card hand will win $25. Get a team of 10 of your friends/coworkers together and save on the registration fee.

CASH PRIZES – $125 for Best Hand and $25 for Worst Hand

Registration prior to July 13, 2023

Registration after July 13, 2023

Registration Link —- 5K Registration Form

Ute Pass Kiwanis- Bingo Night!

Add to your summer fun and join us for bingo! $20 gets you a packet of 10 games.  All proceeds go to support children of Teller County. The Grilled Cheese food truck will be available for your gastronomic delight. Prize for best summer fun garb!

Links: http://utepasswoodlandparkkiwanis.org?srh=Kiwanis+Summer+Fun+Bingo

Woodland Park Farmers Market 2023

Friday’s, June 2 – September 29, 2023 from 8:00am to 1:00pm. Located at Memorial park and Henrietta Avenue in Woodland Park. For more info check out: Woodland Park Farmers Market or call: 719-689-3133.

Green Box Arts Festival

Taking place in multiple places in Green Mountain Falls this festival is a hallmark event since 2009.  A multi-week, multi-disciplinary cornucopia of arts performances, exhibitions, classes, camps, conversations and parties.  Spend a day, a weekend, or the entire festival exploring the best of the contemporary arts with us each summer.

Want to catch every performance we have on tap, or only want to take a class?  Whatever your interest and for however long you want to engage with us during the festival, check out the whole schedule and plan a day, weekend, or a whole week.  Dozens of unique events are available for you to participate in each summer.  We thrive on offering intimate opportunities, so be sure to sign up for your favorite events early…before they sell out!

To learn more call:   719-219-5144 or check out their website: Green Box Arts Festival

Summer Concert Series

Come out for some great FREE entertainment Saturday’s from 2P-6P in Cripple Creek!

2023 4th of July Celebrations in Teller County

There are quite a few celebrations in our county to celebrate the 4th of July from Cripple Creek to Woodland Park. As well as some great summer events in Victor. A little something for everyone! Stay safe, have FUN!

2023 Juneteenth Celebrations in Pikes Peak Region

Juneteenth is a celebration of the emancipation of Black Americans 157 years ago. On June 19, 1865, Major General Gordon Granger issued the order to end the cruel and inhumane practice of slavery in the United States. Also called Freedom Day. 

There are many festivities happening in the Pikes Peak region and right down the pass in Colorado Springs. For more information check out Celebrate Juneteenth in Colorado Springs | (pikes-peak.com)

Teller County Fair 2023

Off Grid Cooking

Learn some off grid cooking skills when there’s a power outage or camping. Sunday, June 25, 10A-2P. For more information check out the flyer below.

Colorado Vintage Base Ball Association

Colorado Vintage Base Ball Association is hosting their 30th Anniversary Base Ball Celebration
June 24-25, Downtown Victor, CO and Historic Gold Bowl. This is a FREE family friendly event!
For more information check out Facebook: CVBBA or online at cvbba.org

For additional details please contact: Cooper “Soda Boots” Mikel, 720-609-0134

City-Wide Garage Sale

Looking for something to do this weekend? In historic Victor, CO come check out the city-wide garage sale Memorial Day Weekend! May 27-28, 2023. See flyer below.

Affirming Parents Support Group

1st Wednesday of the month @6PM in Woodland Park. For more information RSVP via the QR Code. Next meeting is June 7!

Ice Festival Activities at Cripple Creek Parks & Recreation

Some fun activities for youth and families at Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation.

For more details please see flyer.

Screenagers: The Next Chapter, screening

When: February 23, 2023, 530P – 730P.    Where: Community Partnership, Woodland Park

Screenagers: Next Chapter movie, is the next movie in the Screenagers series. Filmmaker and physician Delaney Ruston uses a personal lens and professional eye to help us all flip the script on stress, anxiety, and depression. Delaney shares how she finds herself at a loss on how to help her own teens as they struggle with their emotional wellbeing and sets out to understand these challenges in our current screen-filled society, and how we as parents and schools empower teens to overcome mental health challenges and build emotional agility, communication savvy, and stress resilience.

For questions or to RSVP for the event scan the QR Code below or email Community Partnership for more details.

*Recommended for adults and youth 9 years and older

2023 Ice Festival, Returns

When: February 18-26, 2023.    Where: Cripple Creek, Colorado

We are excited to have some of the top carving teams in the country attending this event including SNICE Carving, Cool Hand Ice, The Bear Spot, The Ice Farm and others.  Carvers will compete in a stadium setting for a $1,000 cash prize each weekend and doing their best to win the People’s Choice Award for an overall cash prize of $5,000.  Carvers will be working throughout the event on their sculptures. 

Activities, vendors, and head-to-head carving competitions will only take place on the weekends (Feb 18-20 and Feb 25&26) including President’s Day.  The vendor and activities will happen between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., weather permitting. 

There will be kids activities at the Cripple Creek District Museum and indoor fun at Creations Everlasting.  Come out with the family, support local, as always this event is FREE and open to the general public. Dress warm and enjoy this incredible event.

Ute Pass Kiwanis- Hats & Mitts Drive

Join Kiwanis After Dark as they hold their Hats & Mitts donation drive. Donations will be collected until February 14 and may be dropped at the Woodland Park Public Library or Kenpo Karate of Woodland Park. For more information, please contact Ute Pass Kiwanis info on the flyer below.

Developmental & School Assessment Readiness Screening Day

FREE developmental screenings and assessments for your young children ages 1 month to 5.5 years. For more details contact Community Partnership: jackie@cpteller.org. Or call 719-686-0705

When: February 13, 2023, 11A-5P. Where: Community Partnership.

January Movie @Cripple Creek Parks & Recreation

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023. Doors open@1:30P, Show starts @2:00P. For more details call Cripple Creek Parks and Rec: 719-689-3514.

FREE Teller County Youth Activities

The Woodland Park School District Youth Prevention Team, in collaboration with Community Partnership and the Rampart Library District, proudly announces a variety of FUN and FREE activities January 2nd through January 10th for students of all ages. Please note that some activities have LIMITED sign-ups. Families with students 11 years and older may also contact Envida to arrange for transportation.

Check out the flyer for an overview of activities. Detailed explanations and sign-up links may be found below or in the attached document.

Information & Sign-Up Links

Storytime with Santa

Join Mr. and Mrs. Santa for fun with the whole family at Community Partnership.

When: Dec. 17, 2022 from 11A – 1P

2022 Lighter Side of Christmas

This year’s theme:  “May the Forest Be With You!”

The annual Lighter Side of Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2022. Our theme this year, “May the Forest Be With You,” gives participants an opportunity to celebrate our wonderful backyard, the forest. Several anniversaries this year celebrate the forest including the 80th anniversary of Bambi and the 30th anniversary of Fern Gully. Even more float ideas can grow from the variety of ecosystems in the Stars Wars movies as it celebrates 45 years in a galaxy far, far, away. Learn more by clicking the link below.

Winter Days in the Park

Enjoy in the holiday fun as Winter Day in the Park returns for another joy filled time! There will be a Petting Zoom, Hot Coco, Candy Cane Lane, Pics with Santa and an Elf Scramble!

When: Dec. 2, 330P – 5P

Victor Decorating and Parade FUN!

Come on out to help Victor decorate the town for the holiday season then stick around for the 2022 Victor Parade of Lights!

Christmas at the Ranch

Come out to the Ranch, Dawn of Hope Ranch, that is for some Holiday fun. There will be a Hot Cocoa Bar, Crafts, Smores, and lots more.

When: Sunday December 4, 5P – 730P

Contact Dawn of Hope for more information and Scan the QR code for directions.

WPSD Free Events

Read books for prizes, catch a movie, gather with peers to play DnD, participate in a turkey trot and MORE!

To register scan the QR code.

2022 Holiday Craft Fair

Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation is hosting a Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, December 10 from 9A-3P.

For more info call: 719-689-3514

Technology Myths & Facts

Community discussion on societal tech use including the film Screenagers: Growing Up In A Digital World

Community discussion on societal tech use including the film Screenagers: Growing Up In A Digital World

Tuesday, November 8 @ 530P – 800P. Ute Pass Cultural Center

Movie Night in Cripple Creek

Join Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation, along with Teller Rifles as they host Movie Night!

Doors open at 1PM. Show starts at 2P.

Snacks will be available to purchase.

Door Prizes Tickets: .25 cents each OR 5 for $1.

For more details call Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation: 719.689.3514

Cripple Creek Halloween Fun

Come out and join Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation for some Halloween fun!

Trunk or Treat: 10/31, 5P-7P

Halloween Movie: 10/29, Doors open @130P Movie starts @2P. * Hosted by Teller Rifles and CCPR

Check out the flyers for more details or contact Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation to learn more.

Halloween Fun in CCME

Cripple Creek Mountain Estates is hosting some Halloween fun for the family on October 29 from 2P-6P. Activities include: Trunk or Treating, Costume Contest, Pumpkin carving and more! Check out the flyer below!

Haunted House

4 Mile Fire is hosting a Haunted House and trunk or treat on October 29: 6P. Enjoy a hayride, haunted house, treats and more!

Family Fall Fest

The Florissant Grange is hosting some fall fun for the whole family! October 22 from 1P – 4P.

Fun @Evergreen Station

Come on out for a pumpkin carving contest and shopping at the flea market on October 22 @Evergreen Station. Contacts Evergreen Station for details: 719- 689-2042

Circle of Parents @CP

Parents/Guardians…looking for a place to connect with other parents? Community Partnership is hosting friendly, supportive, parent/caregiver led groups where folks come together, share, and learn from one another about the challenges of raising children. For more info contact with the group leads listed below on the flyer or for more information visit CP’s website: www.cpteller.org.

October Activities in Teller!

This October partner organizations: Woodland Park School District, Community Partnership, and Rampart Library District have opportunities and activities available for young people in our community. To learn more about each of the available opportunities you can scan the QR or click the link below to learn about each of the activities, find the contacts for each activity, and register for the activity. For up to date information regarding your activity of interest please contact the host agency or specific contact listed in the registration document.

Click here for Registration Document.

Red Ribbon Week 2022

Every year Red Ribbon Week is celebrated in school districts across the country and locally. The national theme this year is “Celebrate Life Live Drug Free.” This theme was created by 7th graders at Wayland-Cohocton Middle School in Wayland, NY. The theme is a reminder that everyday Americans across the country make significant daily contributions to their communities by being the best they can be because they live Drug-Free! Ask your children what activities may be going on in their schools or find out how your school is participating in substance use prevention efforts to support young people in our community.

Walk & Roll to School Days!

For Woodland Park Middle and High School students. October 10, 11, 12 and 13. For more info contact Penny Vetter: pvetter@wpsdk12.org

Hallow-Palooza

Ready to get your spook on? The City of Woodland Park, Parks and Recreation department has YOU covered! This year we have added a NEW event to our HALLOW-PALOOZA fun! Featuring 4 fun events, you’re bound to have a spook-tacular time! Hallow-Palooza is a fun, exciting event for the Woodland Park Community. The Parks & Recreation Department, The Ute Pass Cultural Center and the Woodland Aquatic Center have come together to give our community 4 FUN FILLED events leading up to Halloween!

Pumpkin Dive | Trick or Treat in Memorial Park | Bark in the Park | Costume Cornhole Tournament

Questions? Call 719.687.5225

Parents Night Out


Enjoy a night out while your kids enjoy the pool! Drop your kids off at the Woodland Aquatic Center for games, pizza and swimming while you go out, enjoy dinner or shop!
Pre-Registration is required. Available online through CivicRec. Registration will close on September 27, 2022. For more details and cost contact Sarah Minton: 719-687-5225

Tree Cookie Craft

Join the Division of Parks & Wildlife for some fun crafting time with the family. 9/24/20221:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Make a souvenir to take home made with a real slice of aspen! Crafty fun for all ages! Led by Naturalist Ben. Meet at Camper Services at Mueller State Park. Events are free; however, a park pass is required

Contact Linda Groat: (719)-687-2366

Suicide Awareness Symposium

Jan. 16, 2023 9A – 5P

Where: Ute Pass Cultural Center

Trunk or Treat

Where: Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation, When: October 31, 5P – 7P

It’s sure to be a spooky good time for the whole family!

Aspen Fall Festival

Join Dawn of Hope and Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation at the Aspen Fall Festival:

September 24: 3P – 5P @ 128 Bennett Ave in Cripple Creek (Cripple Creek Parks and Rec). For more info call: 719-689-3514 or check out CCPR website.

Back to School @Cripple Creek-Victor School District

CCVSD has many options for youth after school. To learn more check out the school districts website and click on After School Activities

Teller County FREE Activities

Planning ahead for some great fun? Look no further!