Cripple Creek - South Central Colorado


Cripple Creek Calendar of Events


For more information on these events you may contact:
Cripple Creek Heritage/Welcome Center


January February June July August September December

February - 2024

February 17-25
Cripple Creek Ice Festival @ Bennett Avenue - Witness the carving of fantastic sculptures, live Carver vs Carver competitions, an ice slide, ice sculptures on display, food and retail vendors. Make icy memory, fantastic selfies, family fun: All Day February 17-25, 2024

February 17
Cripple Creek Ice Festival @ Bennett Avenue - Battle of the Blade competitions, an ice slide, ice sculptures on display, food and retail vendors. Make icy memory, fantastic selfies, family fun: All Day February 17, 2024

February 17-19
Cripple Creek Ice Festival @ Bennett Avenue - Witness the carving of fantastic sculptures, live Carver vs Carver competitions, an ice slide, ice sculptures on display, mouthwatering eats, local treasures. Make an icy memory, take fantastic selfies, family fun: Two Weekends from 10am-5pm, February 17-19 & 24-25, 2024

February 24
Cripple Creek Ice Festival @ Bennett Avenue - Battle of the Blade competitions, an ice slide, ice sculptures on display, food and retail vendors. Make icy memory, fantastic selfies, family fun: All Day February 24, 2024

February 24-25
Cripple Creek Ice Festival @ Bennett Avenue - Witness the carving of fantastic sculptures, live Carver vs Carver competitions, an ice slide, ice sculptures on display, mouthwatering eats, local treasures. Make an icy memory, take fantastic selfies, family fun: Two Weekends from 10am-5pm, February 17-19 & 24-25, 2024

June - 2024

June 7-9
8th Annual Top of the World Rodeo @ Teller County Fairgrounds - Rodeo: bareback riding, bull riding, ladies’ barrel racing, mutton busting. Western Street Dance, Chuckwagon Cook-Off, live western entertainment, tasty food and lots of fun: Friday-Sunday June 7-9, 2024

June 14-16
Victor Gem & Mineral Show @ Downtown Historic Victor - Colorado vendors selling dug minerals, polished gems, hand-crafted jewelry, rough slabs, specimens, cabochons, geodes - Gold & gem panning Victor Lowell Thomas Museum - Oddities Alley - Food Trucks - Live Entertainment - Held annually the third weekend in June: Friday-Sunday, June 14-16, 2024 - Victor Gem & Mineral Show

June 22-23
31st Annual Vintage Baseball Tournament @ Victor's Gold Bowl/Wallace Park Celebrate with the Colorado Vintage Base Ball Association - 19th-century living history demonstrations - Live music - vendors both “olde” and new - Sunday's 1864 ball tournament features eight teams from around the country: Saturday and Sunday 8am-6pm, June 22-23, 2024 - 31st Annual Vintage Baseball Tournament

June 28-30
93rd Donkey Derby Days @ Downtown Cripple Creek - Watch this gold rush town’s resident donkey herd race in this historic festival; enjoy games, live entertainment, heritage competitions and other fun family activities: Weekend of June 28-30, 2024

June 29-30
Pet Rock @ Victor, Colorado - A fundraiser for the Teller County Animal Shelter - Two-day music festival - Rock your socks off, pun intended: Firday and Saturday from 10am-6pm June 29 & 30, 2024 - Pet Rock

July - 2024

July 19-21
129th Annual Victor Gold Rush Days @ Victor Colorado a National Historic District - Honor Victor C. Adams, one of Victor's Original Settlers - Gold Panning; Parade; Kids Fun Zone; Guided History Tours; Food and Merchandise Vendors: Friday-Sunday, July 19-21, 2024 - 129th Annual Victor Gold Rush Days

August - 2024

August 2-4
2nd Annual Gold Camp Fastelavn @ Victor Downtown Historic District - Meet Rita The Rock Planter - Thomas Dambo, the creator of Rita The Rock Planter, is considered the world’s leading recycle artist: Saturday and Sunday 8am-6pm, August 2-4, 2024 - 2nd Annual Gold Camp Fastelavn

August 17-18
125th Great Fire Days @ Historic Victor - Step back through time - Fire safety demonstrations - performances - Pinup models - Vintage cars - Vendors: All things vintage and antique: Saturday and Sunday from 10am-6pm August 17-18, 2024 - 125th Great Fire Days

August 31-September 2
24th Annual Victor Celebrates the Arts @ Downtown Victor - VCTA Show & Sale will be painted en plein air - on site, directly from life - within a 10-mile radius of Victor City Hall during the week before the show and sale - Judged by an established and respected professional artist - Held annually over Labor Day Weekend: Saturday-Monday, August 31-September 2, 2024 - 24th Annual Victor Celebrates the Arts

September - 2024

September 1-2
24th Annual Victor Celebrates the Arts @ Downtown Victor - VCTA Show & Sale will be painted en plein air - on site, directly from life - within a 10-mile radius of Victor City Hall during the week before the show and sale - Judged by an established and respected professional artist - Held annually over Labor Day Weekend: Saturday-Monday, August 31-September 2, 2024 - 24th Annual Victor Celebrates the Arts

September 21
10th Annual Victor Pack Burro Race Challenge @ Victor - Set in the heart of the historic Cripple Creek & Victor Mining District, WPBA sanctioned race, offers a 7.3 mile course starts and finishes on Victor Avenue with 1,100 feet of elevation and passes by historic mine sites along with a kids' mini-burro race, Poop Pickup Contest, and gold panning at the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum: Saturday 10am-2:30pm September 21, 2024 - 10th Annual Victor Pack Burro Race Challenge

September 21-22
Steampunk Soiree @ Historic Victor - Totally free all ages event - A treat for all 5 senses. This two-day festival features a parade + fashion show, musicians, street performers, aerialists and acrobats, artists and vendors, drinks, food trucks and other treat vendors all weekend: Saturday and Sunday from 10am-6pm September 21-22, 2024 - Steampunk Soiree

September 28-29
Pikes Peak Yoga and Holistic Wellness Festival @ Historic Victor - Join us in the beautiful mountain town of Victor Colorado for two days of Yoga, meditation, classes, food, music, and shopping: Saturday and Sunday from 10am-6pm September 28-29, 2024 - Pikes Peak Yoga and Holistic Wellness Festival

December - 2024

December 1-January 2
Holiday Headframe Lighting @ Victor, CO - The giant headframes that remain as ghosts of the 1890s gold mining days light up the night sky around Victor and Cripple Creek each holiday season: December 1, 2024-January 2, 2025

January - 2025

January 1-2
Holiday Headframe Lighting @ Victor, CO - The giant headframes that remain as ghosts of the 1890s gold mining days light up the night sky around Victor and Cripple Creek each holiday season: December 1, 2024-January 2, 2025

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