Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region may be known for its amazing natural beauty and outdoor amenities, but its vibrant arts and cultural scene is a not-so-hidden gem of the community, as well. Foodies, artists, music aficionados and theatre-lovers will find plenty to explore as the region’s diverse culture continues to thrive and grow.
Hit a high note with local music performances and venues. Local options range from the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, which is the only full-scale professional orchestra in southern Colorado, to intimate venues like The Gold Room, which hosts eclectic artists from jazz to bluegrass to live comedy. In 2018, the new Ent Center for the Arts, a $60 million multi-venue performance and visual arts exhibition space, will open on the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus.
Plan your outing by visiting PeakRadar.com. There you will find listings and details of local performances, workshops, exhibitions and all that is arts and culture in the Pikes Peak Region.
From our trendy local markets and breweries, to ethnic eateries and the world-famous fine dining at The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs has cuisine to satisfy any taste bud, without the long waits you might find at other hip food meccas.
For coffeehouse hipsters and craft beer enthusiasts, locals have an abundance of pour overs and breweries from which to choose.
The new Ivywild School has something for everyone: a historic schoolhouse that has been converted into a local market hotspot boasts a brewery, coffee shop, bakery, local art and more. For a delicious downtown bite, there’s the new Odyssey Gastropub or Springs Orleans.