Frequently Asked Questions
What time is Old Colorado City open and closed?
Typically, shops are open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. however each one has its own hours and this will vary seasonally. A complete list of contact information for individual shops at shopoldcoloradocity.com.
What Should I enter in my map app?
2501 W. Colorado Avenue, 80904 to arrive in the heart of the historic district.
Where do I park?
Three Free parking lots are clearly marked by banners along Colorado Avenue.
-25th and Cucharras Street
-26th and Pikes Peak Avenue
-Cucharras Street between 26th and 27th Street
What types of restaurants are in the area?
A wide variety of continental restaurants, including pizza, barbecue, French, Greek, Italian, Spanish and American that include nine Best Of: Colorado Springs award winners.
Are there places to stay in Old Colorado City?
The quaint, quiet area has vacation rentals and B&B’s.
When was Old Colorado City founded?
Old Colorado City – The Gateway to the West – was founded as Colorado City on May 22, 1859. OCC was the original territorial capital.
WHAT IS THERE TO DO?
There are endless possibilities for shopping, dining, karaoke, free summer concerts, farmers market, local and unique art and so much more. Get all the details at shopoldcoloradocity.com
HOW DO I FIND OUT ABOUT EVENTS AND SPECIALS?
Head over to Old Colorado City’s Facebook page for the most current information.
There are several events throughout the year such as Territory Days, Farmers Market, Art Walk, The Spirit Tour, The Giant Pumpkin Festival, Santa’s Cabin and Christmas Stroll; just to name a few.
Where can i get more information?
Stop by the Welcome Center located at 2324 W. Colorado Avenue to pick up an area guide and brochures or shopoldcoloradocity.com.
Do the shops offer military discounts?
A majority of area shops do offer discounts to our service members.
What kind of shops are in the area?
Shop small at over 100 local family-owned stores. South-Western styled jewelry and art, handmade chocolates, local honey, made in Colorado items and area souvenirs.
Are there museums in the area?
Three museums including a history center, a miniatures gallery, and a Simpich Showcase.
IS OLD COLORADO CITY PET FRIENDLY?
Many of the shops around OCC are pet friendly. There are various restaurants with patio dining so pets can enjoy their owner’s company. Many shops have signs welcoming your four-legged friends. When in doubt, ask!