Our Most Heartfelt Wishes to You for a Happy Thanksgiving from Cheyenne Mountain Resort

Celebrating the Holidays in Colorado Springs.

He who thanks but with the lips Thanks but in part’ the full, the true Thanksgiving Comes from the heart.
J.A. Shedd

Thanksgiving Colorado Springs

The holiday season is officially here and we hope you will be joining us for our Thanksgiving Day Brunch this week. If you’ve already planned to be elsewhere, be sure to consider our upcoming special holiday events.

Santa Sunday Brunches – November 29 to December 20
Holiday Dinner Buffet – Fridays and Saturdays in December
Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet – December 24
Christmas Day Brunch – December 25
New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet – December 31
New Year’s Day Brunch – January 1

We also invite you to join us for the holiday season and stay overnight with our Unwrap the Magic Package (available on Fridays and Saturday nights) which includes deluxe accommodations with private balcony or patio, access to resort amenities and holiday activities, S’Mores Kit welcome amenity and Elf Turndown.

Cheyenne Mountain Resort features some fun to explore this holiday season with our Build Your Own Carmel Apple Bar and our Gourmet Hot Cocoa Bar on select dates through December.

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Cheyenne Mountain Resort.

Experience the Spirit of the Holidays in Colorado Springs

Our Colorado Springs hotel savings are a great way to enjoy a fun and affordable holiday getaway with your family.

Holidays in Colorado Springs

Nestled among the snow-covered peaks of the Rocky Mountains, Cheyenne Mountain Resort is the perfect place to spend some time this holiday season, thanks to our Unwrap the Magic hotel package. Only available on Friday and Saturday nights in December, you won't want to miss out on this special stay that is sure to get you into the holiday spirit.

Your stay will be spent in a deluxe room with a private balcony. The room features all the amenities you could need, comfortable furnishings, and a charming and rustic decor that complements the beauty of the surrounding mountains. Upon arrival, you'll receive a S'Mores Kit that you can later enjoy as a warm treat on a cold evening.

Be sure to take part in our festive holiday activities too! On Friday and Saturday, visit our caramel apple bar, where you can adorn your own apple with candy and chocolate. Next, head to our gourmet hot cocoa bar to make yourself one of the most decadent cups of hot chocolate you’ve ever had.

Before bedtime, you’ll be visited by one of Santa's helpers who'll bring you milk and cookies as part of our Elf Turndown service. The elf will also bring a special holiday gift for your children. On Sundays, you and your little ones can enjoy brunch with Santa.

When you book your room at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, you will be staying in a convenient location that allows you to enjoy the many Colorado Springs Christmas events. Visit our website today for more information about holidays in Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs Holiday Events

Celebrate the season with Colorado Springs holiday events in the serene beauty of the Rockies.
Colorado Springs Holiday Events

The holidays are a special time of year when family and friends come together in the spirit of giving and togetherness. Something magical happens when people start thinking about riding through snow in horse-drawn sleighs or listening to live carols playing while sipping hot cocoa. Whether you're a local or visiting from out of town, there is something for you to enjoy in Colorado Springs during this festive season.

Kicking off the season is the annual Turkey Toss at the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center. Come witness a wolf, coyote and fox feeding on Thanksgiving morning followed by refreshments.

Those looking for more traditional holiday offerings will be delighted with the opening of The Nutcracker on November 27, running through November 29. This annual production by the Oklahoma City Ballet and the Colorado Springs Philharmonic features the Colorado Springs Children's Chorale and student dancers from the Pike's Peak region. The Philharmonic's Christmas Symphony is sure to get you into the spirit with some of your Christmas favorites, including parts of Handel's Messiah and Schubert's Ave Maria. More classic holiday entertainment comes courtesy of the USAF Academy Band and the various performances of Holly and Ivy, which are all free and open to the public.

The perfect prelude to a Colorado Springs Christmas is a Holiday Evening at Rock Ledge Ranch. This event with wagon rides, classic carols and lantern tours is sure to be a hit for young and old visitors alike.

Don't forget Cheyenne Mountain Resort for your lodging needs this holiday season whether you're coming into town or you want to treat your friends and family.

Spend Thanksgiving in Colorado Springs

Celebrate Thanksgiving with brunch at Cheyenne Mountain Resort.

Thanksgiving in Colorado Springs

We cordially invite you to spend the holidays with us – it’s Thanksgiving in Colorado Springs! This year, our chefs at Cheyenne Mountain Resort have put together a spectacular Thanksgiving Day feast for a celebration like no other.

Thanksgiving Brunch at Cheyenne Mountain 
Adults $52, children aged 5 to 11 cost $26. Children under age 5 eat free.

Our elegant menu features selections that will include roasted butternut squash soup, a gourmet cheese display and breakfast pastries as well as mixed greens, Norwegian smoked salmon, pasta salad, potato and beet salad, a shrimp platter and an assortment of breads. That's just the appetizer menu! For the main course, your palate will be treated to slow-roasted prime rib of beef with au jus and creamy horseradish. For those with breakfast in mind, the chef is also serving eggs and omelets made to order as well as Belgian waffles with maple syrup, berries and whipped cream.

Entrees will also consist of oven-roasted turkey breast with cranberry sauce, salmon filet, mashed potatoes, yams, stuffing, baked ham, fries, bacon and sausage. Even the kids will be thrilled with a menu of their own featuring chicken tenders, macaroni and cheese, corn and mashed potatoes. If you still have room for dessert, don't miss the pumpkin pie, bread pudding or lemon blueberry Bundt cakes for your sweet tooth.

This tasty brunch will be held on Thursday, November 26, 2015, between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. If you're looking to complement your brunch with a hotel stay, browse our website to take a look at the many activities and amenities we offer.

Don't Miss Out on These Colorado Springs Spa Packages

There is nothing quite as relaxing as a Colorado Springs spa getaway at the Alluvia Spa.

Leave your worries behind with a relaxing mountain getaway to the tranquil Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado. The new Alluvia Spa will help rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. Our special treatment packages make it the perfect destination for a romantic rendezvous, a mother-daughter day out or a girls' trip. If you just want to get away from it all and relax by yourself, we can help you with that too.

Alluvia Spa and Wellness Retreat is surrounded by natural beauty both indoors and out to provide a calming environment. We use the rich mineral deposits of the local Rocky Mountains to provide all-natural treatments. You have your choice of either indoor or outdoor treatment areas. Relax on our private patio while taking in the majestic view of the Cheyenne Mountain and cozying up to the crackling fire. You can rid your body of toxins in our steam room or take a soothing soak in the whirlpool.

Colorado Springs Spa Packages

Our spa lets you take your pick from a wide assortment of treatments, including mineral-rich body soaks, facials, massages, manicures and waxing services. We even have a special spa menu specifically designed for teens 13 to 17 years old, making it the perfect location for your daughter and her friends to be pampered. Make sure you take advantage of our special spa packages available right now including our seasonal Carmel Apple-Pear Delight or the popular Escape for Two to enjoy with your special someone.

Whether you come to Alluvia Spa at Cheyenne Mountain Resort to take advantage of one of the specials or for our regular services, you can expect an environment that's ideal for relaxation and rejuvenation. Browse our website to select one of our Colorado Springs Spa Packages for a total escape from the every day.

Exciting Activities Fill the Colorado Springs Event Center Schedule

There are plenty of things to do in Colorado Springs this fall.

Colorado Springs Event Center Schedule

The fall is a great time to visit the Colorado Springs area; the weather is pleasant, and the foothills come alive with vibrant colors. If you're in town with friends and family and need a fun outing, take a look at the upcoming events at the Colorado Springs Event Center.

On October 24th and 25th, you can attend the Prospectors Sertoma Gun Show, the oldest gun show in Colorado Springs that has been going strong for 41 years. The show will come back to town November 27 through 29, giving people a second chance to pick up a new item or add to their collections.

On November 21, radio station KBIQ 102.7 will be hosting the Fourth Annual Christmas Expo. This will be a fun, family-oriented event filled with food, shopping and live entertainment that can keep you busy for the whole day and get you in the spirit for the holiday season.

If you need a place to stay before or after one of these fun events, the staff members at Cheyenne Mountain Resort invite you to visit us. We're located just 8 miles southwest of the event center, and you're sure to enjoy the amenities of our four-diamond resort.

Celebrate Autumn at the All Colorado Beer Festival

Join the premiere Colorado Springs beer event and sample brews with friends this fall.

Colorado Beer Festival
Whether you are a connoisseur of fine beers or a casual drinker with a desire to expand your palate, the All Colorado Beer Festival is an event at the Mortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center you won't want to miss. This event will feature over 70 brewers, all from Colorado, and visitors will get to participate in tasting, a silent disco and formal judging of the brews.

The 2015 ACBF will be held on November 6 and 7 and is hosting three separate events. The Brewer Rendezvous on November 6 is a pre-event function available to a few lucky people. Attendees will be able to meet with all the participating brewers and be treated to free food and beer during the course of this fantastic meet and greet.

The ACBF Afternoon Session will be held November 7 between 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Admission will include as many 2-ounce beer samples that you can consume responsibly. Tickets are $10 for basic admission, $45 for early entry if you'd prefer to avoid the lines by entering an hour early, and $65 for a Brewer Insider Pass that grants access to the Brewer's Lounge Area.

The Evening Session is similar to the Afternoon Session and runs from 6:30 p.m. through 10 p.m., and those who purchase early entry passes will be able to enter at 5:30 p.m. Participants should be advised that backpacks and strollers will not be admitted at either session.

Everyone at Cheyenne Mountain Resort hopes you enjoy your time at this amazing charity event!

Veterans Day in Colorado Springs Honors Our Nation's Heroes

There are plenty of family friendly events in Colorado Springs this November to commemorate those who served in the military.

Veterans Day in Colorado Springs

A Veterans Day weekend in Colorado Springs may be one of the best ways that you and your family can enjoy the local events and celebrate our nation's heroes of the Armed Forces.

Those looking for an activity over the weekend can join or spectate at the 3rd Annual Colorado Springs National Veterans Day Run on Saturday, November 7. This event, beginning at 8 a.m., is open as both a 5K run and a 1-mile walk for families and supporters. Next, you can watch the city's Veterans Day Parade beginning at 10 a.m. The parade will start at St. Vrain Street and head down Tejon Street to Vermijo Avenue.

On Veterans Day itself, Wednesday, November 11, Pikes Peak offers free admission to all active and retired military during the Pikes Peak - America's Mountain Veterans Day Special. You can enjoy a scenic drive through 19 miles of alpine country and see the leaves changing colors.

Cheyenne Mountain Resort offers discounted rooms through Benchmark Hospitality's partnership with the USO, making it more affordable for you and your family to find a comfortable room with a military hotel discount Colorado Springs. Our staff appreciates the courage and sacrifice made by active military, veterans and their families. Enjoy the natural beauty of Colorado Springs in one of our comfortable guest rooms, and let our staff take care of you for a few days in tribute to the dedication you have shown to our nation.

Spooktacular Halloween Events in Colorado Springs Await You

A seasonal delight can be found on Halloween in Colorado Springs.

Halloween is one of the most exciting times of the year, and there is no better place to enjoy the festivities than in Colorado Springs. The crisp weather welcomes all visitors to the area and treats them to a variety of autumn-inspired events and activities.

Halloween Events in Colorado Sprin
For an adult crowd with a taste of fine beers and a little spooky fun, the Haunted Brew Fest  on October 10th is the event for you. Sample 100 different beers from 40 breweries while enjoying live entertainment and discount tickets to a haunted house. Nearby, the Haunted Mines are sure to strike terror in anyone's heart. Try to enjoy a walk through a deserted mining town where the souls of the dead will let you in and never let you leave.

Those still thirsty for more thrills and chills with a little family fun mixed in will enjoy the World Golf Spook-Out Shoot-Out. This event includes haunted miniature golf, bounce houses, hayrides, helicopter rides, great food, nightly costume contests and much more. The fun takes place October 17, 23, 24, 25, and 3oth.

The Emma Crawford Coffin Races and Parade is one of the more unique Halloween events in Colorado Springs this October 24th. Enjoy a parade of coffins and authentic hearses followed by a race that consists of teams pushing coffins across a finish line. The event is followed by an awards ceremony. If you enjoy fitness and staying in shape, be sure to enter the Great Pumpkin Races at Venetucci Farm for a scary good run on October 3rd.

No Halloween would be complete without the Boo at the Zoo event at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Guests are treated to a haunted house, a lighted pumpkin patch, a boo carousel and more, surrounded by the zoo's animals on October 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30 & 31.

At Cheyenne Mountain Resort, we're excited to host travelers looking to enjoy all the Halloween events in Colorado Springs. Book your stay for the weekend and get ready to be spooked by all the festivities.

A Beautiful Winter Wedding Venue in Colorado Springs

Plan your dream nuptials in the Rocky Mountains with our winter wedding ideas in Colorado.

wedding venue in Colorado Springs
The majestic Rocky Mountains are never more beautiful than when covered with a blanket of freshly fallen snow. Winter weddings have become a hot trend in recent years, and there's no better wedding venue in Colorado Springs than Cheyenne Mountain Resort.

Our friendly and experienced staff will help you plan the wedding of your dreams. An on-site wedding planner will ensure that your ceremony is perfect to the last detail, whether you're planning a large wedding or an intimate ceremony for close family and friends. You can begin your weekend with an elegant rehearsal dinner. We offer several themes including a wine pairing dinner and an hors d'oeuvre buffet. We have several venues available for your reception, but a wonderful option for a winter wedding is the Remington's Room, which provides spectacular views of Cheyenne Mountain.

The award-winning culinary team will plan the perfect reception menu based on your tastes and the size of your wedding. You can choose an elegant plated reception from one of our chefs or a buffet that is exquisitely prepared by our experienced catering team. We also offer several ways to customize your reception, including a gourmet coffee station and cupcake bar. Before heading off to your honeymoon, you'll enjoy an intimate farewell brunch. You and your new spouse can feast on a champagne brunch with your bridal party or, if you're planning a winter hike later in the day, you can choose a simple but tasty continental breakfast.

The Cheyenne Mountain Resort also offers special spa packages for brides and grooms. You'll look and feel your best after the luxurious treatments, plus a relaxing facial will help you de-stress before the ceremony.