Old Colorado City

Historic Old Colorado City

Shop, dine and discover Old Colorado City!

West Colorado Ave & 24th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904 // View Map
719.577.4112 // www.shopoldcoloradocity.com
Hours: Open Year Round. Check with individual merchants for hours.

Fast Facts

Old Colorado City is a great destination for your family. Explore over 100 fine galleries, specialty shops, boutiques, restaurants and more. Looking for a unique gift? Look no further. Shops in Old Colorado City offer everything from handmade soaps, spices, and decor to gourmet cupcakes.

Great Family Events in old colorado city!

From Taste of OCC to the popular Territory Days, there’s something for everyone at Old Colorado City’s ongoing events! Click the Contact tab above to learn more.

Hours:

Individual Store Hours Vary. See Website.

Prices:

Free Admission

Location:

Screenshot 2014-03-26 11.23.47Old Colorado City is located on the West Side of Colorado Springs. Follow these directions or enter 2431 West Colorado Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80904 into your GPS or Phone.

Off Highway 24:

– Head North on 21st Street or 26th Street.
– Head West into Old Colorado City on Colorado Avenue.

 

Fast Facts

  • Colorado City as the first permanent town in the Pikes Peak Region
  • Over 100 galleries, restaurants, shops and boutiques in a quarter-mile
  • Stay at many of the Bed and Breakfast options nearby

Tips

  • Pack some quarters to feed the meters if parking on Colorado Avenue
  • Come hungry or end your day in this area to enjoy great food and live music
  • Check out their extensive event calendar to see what's happening!

Details

With over 100 fine galleries, specialty shops, boutiques, restaurants and services available, historic Old Colorado City has it all.  Its tree lined streets beckon you to stroll and enjoy the largest concentration of independent retail establishments in Colorado Springs.  Enjoy turn-of-the-century architecture and rich history from Colorado’s gold rush days.  With Pikes Peak as its backdrop, Old Colorado City is easily accessible along West Colorado Avenue west of Interstate 25. Shop, Dine and Discover Historic Old Colorado City!

TERRITORY DAYS

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Territory Days is one of the state’s largest craft vendor fairs. It’s highlighted with features including pony rides, kids play areas, petting zoos, a mechanical bull, wild west gunfight re-enactments, live blacksmithing, period-costumed characters, live birds of prey, Native American dancers, quick draw competition, and two beer gardens with live music running all three days. Phew! With that much to see and do, it’s a good thing that this event lasts all weekend!

ART WALKS

EACH FRIDAY EVENING FROM APRIL TO DECEMBER

These self-guided visual arts walking tours feature art galleries and open artist studios along Colorado Avenue between 23rd and 27th Streets. As many as 100 art pieces may be viewed for purchase in just one location in Old Colorado City’s art galleries. Colorado Springs’ largest concentration of galleries is found within these three city blocks in Colorado Springs historic district.

FARM AND ART MARKET

JUNE TO NOVEMBER IN BANCROFT PARK FROM 7:00 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M.

Experience the best local artisans, farmers, produce and crafts each Saturday morning from June to November in Bancroft park. Come from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and fill your pantries and your stomachs!

FAQS

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Old Colorado City pet friendly?

Many of the shops around OCC are pet friendly. There are various with patio dining so pets can enjoy their owner’s company. Many shops have signs welcoming your four-legged friends. When in doubt, ask!

How old is Old Colorado City?

Colorado City was founded on May 22, 1859. That makes it 155 years old! Talk about some rich history.

What is there to do here?

There are endless possibilities of shopping, dining, karaoke, art and much more in Old Colorado City. They also host a number of events through out the year such as Territory Days, The Giant Festival, and Christmas Stroll; just to name a few.

How do I find out about events and specials?

Head over to Old Colorado City’s Facebook page to stay up to date on all of the happenings year round!

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