Shopping Magic in Manitou Springs

November 15, 2017

Manitou Springs is beautiful 365 days a year, but there’s something extra special about this quaint little town when it’s dressed in its holiday best. The frosted trees and the twinkling lampposts add a sparkle to the store fronts and the eyes of the friendly folk you pass. The smell of perfectly mulled wine, spiced nuts, and homemade fudge waft through the air, reminding you to stop and do something nice for yourself, too. All the beautiful locally owned stores burst with unique gifts, perfect for everyone on your list, and shop keepers are all friendly and helpful in your quest for the best holiday ever.

Holiday shopping in Manitou Springs

From stocking stuffers to one-of-a-kind art, from the youngest among us to the greatest great grandparents — Manitou Springs has the perfect gift to tell them just how important they are to you. They have kitchen gadgets, locally made art, handmade jewelry, Christmas ornaments, handblown glass, clothing from t-shirts to boutique, world sourced specialty shops from Ireland to the spice routes and back again. All of this and more awaits you and you’ll never have to set foot in the mall. Everybody wins!


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in Manitou Springs!

Shop Small Business Saturday

“You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy local, and it’s kind of the same thing.”
When you support local businesses, the money stays in the local economy, it supports local job creation, it goes to support local families. All of the shops in Manitou Springs are locally owned. Buy some happiness and do some good for your community while you’re at it.

40% OFF at Ski Monarch!

Present $75 in Manitou receipts to the Manitou Chamber of Commerce and receive a voucher for 40% OFF a full day adult lift ticket at Monarch Mountain. Receipts from ANY Manitou Springs business counts toward this promotion. Receipts must be dated Nov. 1, 2017 – March 15, 2018

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Free Parking
in Manitou Springs

The parking meters in Manitou are a piece of cake — they’ll even text you and you can add time from your phone! But if you’d rather not pay for parking, hit the free lot at Hiawatha Gardens and take the free shuttle into town. Easy peasy!

Shuttle schedule

Shopping for those who have it all?

Shopping for a guy or gal who already has everything? Sometimes the best gifts aren’t things, but a chance for a new experience, a delicious meal or a night away from the kids! We’ve got you covered.

  • Restaurant Gift Certificates

    Fancy fondue, magnificent Mexican, or sturdy ol’ steak and potatoes, there’s a local restaurant offering gift certificates for your hard-to-shop-for friends.

  • Fancy or Funky Hotels

    Sometimes the best gift is a chance to get out of the house for a night. Get your giftees a great getaway!

  • Local Adventures

    There’s so much to get out and do in the Pikes Peak region, why not add tickets for one of our local attractions to your stocking stuffers?

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