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.
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.
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Off Highway 24:
– Head North on 21st Street or 26th Street.
– Head West into Old Colorado City on Colorado Avenue.
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 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!
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.
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!
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!
Colorado City was founded on May 22, 1859. That makes it 155 years old! Talk about some rich history.
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.
Head over to Old Colorado City’s Facebook page to stay up to date on all of the happenings year round!