Downtown Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
On September's First Friday Downtown, treat yourself to a progressive summer dessert tasting and art walk at a dozen Downtown venues.
Present your Popsicle Passport at participating restaurants and galleries to receive summer-themed gourmet treats and chances to win.
Purchase your $10 eticket ahead of time, then redeem at any participating Popsicle Promenade location to receive your Popsicle Passport. Get your passport stamped between 5 and 8 p.m. and be entered for a chance to win a $100 Downtown Gift Card, good at more than 100 Downtown businesses. 8 stamps = 1 entry, ALL stamps = two entries!
Proceeds from the 2017 Popsicle Promenade benefit Art on the Streets and other cultural programs brought to you by Downtown Ventures, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
THE 2017 POPSICLE PROMENADE FEATURES:
PIKES PEAK LEMONADE, offering handmade infused lemonade popsicles.
ART 111, presenting 21st Century Cave Man Paintings by Steve Cedre.
OLA JUICE BAR, offering healthy and delicious fruit-, nut- and herb-infused craft popsicles brightly colored by real food.
LAWRENCE DRYHURST GALLERY, presenting the Shard Series, in which "Relational Artist"-in-residence, Betz Smisek, has created works painted with fragments of colored glass. Bonus: take a selfie inside the gallery and tag it #firstfridaycs for an additional entry to win a $100 Downtown gift card!
JOSH & JOHN'S ICE CREAM, offering a bite-size sorbet pop.
ST. GEORGE ANGLICAN CHURCH, presenting a thoughtful, diverse art exhibit in the lobby of their historic building.
GOLD STAR PIES, offering a "pie-sicle" treat on a stick from their food truck parked on the west lawn of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum (215 S. Tejon St.).
THE PORTAL PROJECT, presenting a chance to meet a stranger in a different time zone in this interactive real-time art installation (like life-size Skype!) housed in a golden shipping container. Bonus: take a selfie inside the Portal and tag it #firstfridaycs for an additional entry to win a $100 Downtown gift card!
COCO CRAFTED, offering a special summer-themed craft cocktail or mocktail from their new DIY bar concept.
FIELDHOUSE BREWING, offering a 4 oz. pour of their bestselling Sticky Paws wheat beer for guests 21-plus (please be prepared to show ID).
COQUETTE'S BISTRO, offering a popsicle-inspired gluten-free bakery confection and presenting art by Lance Green in the Dezmond Room.
THE INDEPENDENCE CENTER, offering summer treats and presenting The Art of Accessiblity, an interactive exhibit that showcases various media of artistic expression used by local people with disabilities.
Purchase your $10 eticket ahead of time at downtowncs.com/popsicle, then redeem at any participating Popsicle Promenade location to receive your Popsicle Passport.
Phone: (719) 886-0088
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