10/22/2014

‘Tis the Season to Join us for Our First Holiday Party in Colorado Springs!

Celebrate the holidays with dinner and a show at the Antlers Hilton.

It may be a little early, but the Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs is filled with holiday spirit! For the first time ever, we’ll be ringing in Christmas in a big way. Join us for our holiday party in Colorado Springs! 

Holiday Party in Colorado SpringsSpirits will be high as party guests sit down for dinner and an exciting performance. Red Herring Productions will be performing our twist on A Christmas Carol. Our popular, award-winning holiday buffet will be served, including freshly baked pies, breads, and pastries, and a carving station. 

1st Annual Holiday Party
Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs
December 10th, 2014 
6 PM - 10 PM
$65 per ticket or $600
per table of 10
 

The Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs is located downtown with stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and close proximity to some of the best shopping our city has to offer. After the show, join us for a relaxing evening in one of our historic suites and cozy up in our Hilton Serenity Beds

We hope you’ll join us for our holiday party in Colorado Springs! To make reservations, please call (719) 955-6562.

10/15/2014

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Colorado Springs

Thanksgiving in Colorado Springs

Children will have a blast celebrating Thanksgiving at these fun themed events.

At the end of fall, family and friends gather to celebrate one of our country’s most popular holidays. In addition to stuffing your face with turkey, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie, have some fun at these festive events for Thanksgiving in Colorado Springs.

Thanksgiving Puppet Show at RMDRC - November 15th
Head to the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center for a special show with puppeteer Cathy Kelsay. Children will have an opportunity to craft their very own paper sack turkey puppet, and perform alongside Cathy on her portable stage.  

F.A.W.N Turkey Tales at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo - November 17th
Introduce your toddler to animals at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo with their F.A.W.N (First Adventures with Nature) Program! F.A.W.N’s Thanksgiving event will teach little ones about the holiday’s official bird during Turkey Tales. Children will enjoy storytelling, activities, animal encounters, and more. 

Turkey Toss at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center - November 27th
Learn about the wolf, fox, and coyotes that live at the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and enjoy the morning group howl! Enjoy refreshments and fall desserts to tide you over before dinner. 

The Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs warmly invites you to join us for Thanksgiving! Enjoy a hearty dinner with family and friends at our annual Thanksgiving buffet in the Summit Ballroom. After you eat, gather around our fireplace and share what you’re thankful for with your loved ones. Our prime location puts you footsteps away from some of the best shopping Black Friday has to offer!

Rooms are filling quickly for the upcoming holiday. Reserve your accommodations for Thanksgiving in Colorado Springs.

10/07/2014

Go on Spooky Adventures this Fall on Colorado Springs Haunted History Tours

Colorado Springs Haunted History Tours

Tour some of the most haunted locations in Colorado and Manitou Springs.

In Colorado Springs and the surrounding area, there are several grounds and buildings that are haunted. Home to Native American tribes, filled with mines, and the place people with Tuberculosis flocked to in search of a cure in the 1800s, the history of these places has led to spooky happenings and ghost sightings. Now you can learn about and see it all on Colorado Springs haunted history tours with Manitou Legends! 

Haunted History Walking Tour
Learn about the infamous Emma Crawford and other notable residents of Manitou Springs during the cool, October weekend nights. Meet at the town clock and hear spooky tales as you walk through town. Tours last approximately 75 - 90 minutes long and are for adults only. Be sure to bring a flashlight! 

Victor Colorado Haunted Cemetery Ghost Hunt
Step outside of Colorado Springs for an experience that will send chills down your spine! Take a walk through the haunted town and hear accounts of paranormal experience. Then suit up with state-of-the-art paranormal investigation equipment and see what you will find in the Victor Cemetery. 

The Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs is rich with history. This fall, join us for a stay and learn about our past and former high-profile guests. Grab a cocktail from our lobby bar, occupy our plush leather chairs, and recount all the spooky things you’ve seen by a fire. 

Add a stay and Colorado Springs haunted history tours with Manitou Legends to your fall travel agenda!

09/30/2014

Go Pumpkin Picking in Central Colorado This Fall

These pumpkin patches near Colorado Springs are you-pick & offer a variety of fall activities.

Fall is finally here! As the weather cools and the crops are harvested, plenty of fun seasonal activities are making their way back. One of the best activities is searching the fields to find the perfect pumpkin to carve, paint, or turn into a pie. These patches near Colorado Springs are great places to go pumpkin picking in Central Colorado!

Colorado Pumpkin Patch
Pumpkins from the best patches in Colorado are transported to the Colorado Pumpkin Patch in Jellystone Park and are scattered in the field for you to pick and take home. There are tons of activities available for adults and kids, such as a jumping pillow, laser tag, and gourd launching. Grab a hay bale and stay a while for live bluegrass performances and take home some pumpkin butter and jellies. Open daily from now until October 31st. 

Pumpkin Picking in Central ColoradoFerrara’s Happy Apple Farm
Pumpkins, along with apples and berries are available for picking at the Happy Apple Farm. Take a hayride and enjoy some of their freshly-pressed apple cider! The farm also has the Country Store, which offers homemade goodies, such as pies, marinades, and jams. Visit any day from Wednesday to Sunday.  

Wishing Star Farm
Pick pumpkins right out of the field they grow in during the Fall Festival! From now until October 31st, the farm is opening their patch up to the public for plenty of family fun and picking. Paint pumpkins and dive through the corn bins on your trip. Children will love the pony, train, and hay wagon rides, and playing in the hay. Meet the animals at the petting zoo and play horse shoes on the farm.  

Enjoy beautiful views of the Pikes Peak and fall foliage at the Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs! With the mountains as our back drop, our location is perfect for a fall family getaway. After a day in the patch, everyone will enjoy taking a dip in our indoor pool.

Add pumpkin picking in Colorado Springs to your autumn agenda!

09/23/2014

Have a Spooky Halloween in Colorado Springs!

Halloween in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs and the surrounding area offers a wide variety of Halloween events for people of all ages.

Colorado Springs and its neighboring towns have some interesting Halloween traditions. According to legends, some of our local mountains and mines are said to be haunted. If you’re looking for some frightening thrills this October, be sure to celebrate Halloween in Colorado Springs! There’s also, plenty of family-friendly events as well. The following 2014 events are ones you’ll definitely want to check out. 

Haunted Mines at the Western Museum of Mining - Now through November 1st
Looking for a spooky experience that’s physical and frightening? Climb, crawl, and walk through the Haunted Mines at the Western Museum of Mining! The interactive haunted house experience includes indoor and outdoor portions and scenery based on the history of the American West. Dress appropriately! Attendees must be 13 years of age or older. 

Boo at the Zoo at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo - October 17th - 19th, 24th - 26th, & 31st
Put on your costume and trick-or-treat around Cheyenne Mountain Zoo! Each year, the zoo hands out candy made with sustainable palm oil, which helps protect orangutans out in the wild. 

Emma Crawford Coffin Race & Parade - October 25th
Emma Crawford died in Manitou Springs after traveling to the town seeking a cure for her Tuberculosis. She wished to make the top of Red Mountain her final resting place, and that was where her coffin was left. Years later, her coffin slid down the mountain, and now she is remembered by the town with a celebration each year. Coffins are decorated and displayed in the Emma Crawford Coffin Parade and raced down Main Street. 

The treats don’t end at these great Halloween events. Head to the Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs for a relaxing fall getaway. Head to Judge Baldwin’s Brew Pub and treat yourself to gourmet burgers, entrees, and the sweetest desserts.

We’d love to see you during Halloween in Colorado Springs!

09/16/2014

Live Life on the Rocks and go Climbing in Colorado Springs!

Take an indoor or outdoor rock climbing class or trip with CityROCK in Colorado Springs.

On your next trip to Colorado Springs, try something new and go on an active adventure! With our mountainous landscape, climbing in Colorado Springs allows you to see the area in a whole new way and is a great way to test your agility. Whether you’re young or old, a newbie or advanced, CityROCK offers a fun climbing gym along with rock and ice climbing classes and expeditions in our area.

Climbing in Colorado SpringsOutdoor Rock Climbing Classes & Trips
Learn the ropes with AMGA and PCIA certified guides! CityROCK offers a variety of courses to help you learn technique and get familiar with the equipment. When you’re ready, join their team on a guided rock trip to the Garden of the Gods, Red Rock Canon, or Cheyenne Cañon. 

Ice Climbing Trips
Do you like the cold? Take a polar ascension in Cheyenne Cañon! Guides will share their climbing knowledge as you travel vertically up the ice. You can also customize your trip by adding instruction on mountaineering, mixed climbing, and other topics to your day of climbing. 

Indoor Gym Classes & Programs
If you’re not an outdoors person or you’re looking for some great family fun, CityROCK offers a unique rock climbing location with 43’ walls, which are the largest in the state. Formerly the Ute Theatre, the gym decided to pay homage to its historic past by painting the walls with classic movie themes, which include Jaws and the Wizard of Oz. Adults can take a variety of classes and their are children’s programs available to introduce youth to climbing with fun games and exercises. 

The Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs is just footsteps away from the CityROCK gym. Prepare for your climbing trip with a workout in our state-of-the-art fitness center overlooking the Rockies. Before your excursion, treat yourself to a freshly brewed Starbucks coffee at our Mocha Bean cafe. When you return, take a relaxing shower and get comfortable in our Hilton Serenity Beds.

Make sure you add climbing in Colorado Springs to your travel agenda!

 

09/09/2014

Get a Taste of the City During Colorado Springs Restaurant Week

Enjoy specials and discounts at Colorado Springs eateries during Restaurant Week.

The best restaurants in Colorado Springs are coming together for the ultimate dining event! Instead of cooking or ordering the same old thing at your favorite dining establishment, explore the city and try some new dishes. For two weeks, enjoy specials and savings at our city’s eateries for Colorado Springs Restaurant Week!

Colorado Springs Restaurant WeekColorado Springs Restaurant Week
September 19th - October 4th, 2014
Participating restaurants 

Specials for Restaurant Week are designed for two people, making it a perfect time for dinner dates in Colorado Springs. Nearly 40 restaurants are signed up to participate, which include chain favorite such as the Melting Pot, local breweries, and ethnic restaurants offering Brazilian, Moroccan, and other cultural dishes. 

The Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs’ very own Judge Baldwin’s Brew Pub will be joining in on the fun! For $45, you and a dining partner can enjoy your choice of soup or salad, entrèes, and a shared dessert. After dinner, enjoy a cup of coffee and conversation by a fire in one of our plush leather chairs in the lobby.

We hope to see you for Colorado Springs Restaurant Week!

09/02/2014

Take Advantage of our Colorado Springs LGBT Travel Package and Go Out!

Enjoy complimentary WiFi and beverages with our LGBT Go Out Package

Although Pride season is over, there are still plenty of LGBT events to take advantage of in our city. Get away for a few days with our Colorado Springs LGBT travel package.

If you’re looking for great travel ideas, be sure to check out Hilton Go Out! From activities to cocktails, you’ll find plenty of suggestions to make your trip memorable. 

Colorado Springs LGBT Travel PackageGo Out Package - LGBT
Travel Package
:

  • Daily Internet
  • Complimentary one-year subscription to Out magazine
  • Two complimentary
    welcome beverages
  • Late checkout when available 

Get cozy on a special trip to the Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs! Enter your spacious accommodations and enjoy a spectacular view of Pikes Peak. Our comfortable Hilton Serenity Beds will provide you with plenty of rest and relaxation. When you have some downtime, head downstairs to our Lobby Bar and enjoy a handcrafted cocktail in a plush leather chair by the fire.

Start planning your trip with our Colorado Springs LGBT travel package!

08/26/2014

Tag, You’re it at the Battlefield Colorado Outdoor Park!

Laser tag is taken to a whole new level outdoors at Battlefield Colorado.

Are you a fan of action-packed video games? Now you can enter your game fantasy in real life. Fire lasers at your opponents at Battlefield Colorado Outdoor Park!

Similar to paintball, Battlefield Colorado takes the fun outside with obstacles and intense game play without the bulky gear. Gather your group of friends and load up with military-style laser guns that have a long distance range and great accuracy. Missions typically last 90 minutes and anyone can participate. Join an open play session or book a session for just your friends, family, school, business, or group! 

Battlefield Colorado Outdoor Park
Image Courtesy of Battlefield Colorado

Battlefield Colorado
Outdoor Laser Tag
120 W. Costilla St.
Colorado Springs, Co. 80903 

Celebrate a successful round of laser tag at the Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs. Both you and your team will enjoy gourmet burgers and brews at our popular Judge Baldwin’s Brew Pub. Start training for your next mission in our state-of-the-art fitness center with picturesque views of the Rocky Mountains. 

Book your stay and game at Battlefield Colorado Outdoor Park today!

08/19/2014

Put on Your Lederhosen for the Colorado Springs Oktoberfest!

Celebrate German culture with traditional events at this three-day long festival.

With summer coming to an end, now is the perfect time to celebrate Bavarian culture. In the 1800s, Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese wed in mid-October and mass celebrations were held in Germany. To continue honoring them, the festival was held each year, but moved up to September because of better weather conditions. Similarly, the Colorado Springs Oktoberfest has followed suite and has become one of the most exciting cultural events in the area. 

Colorado Springs OktoberfestThe fun begins on Friday evening with the keg tapping ceremony. Don your best Bavarian outfit and you might just win a free beer if you participate in the German costume contest. Instead of the German horse races, you’ll find adorable four-legged friends competing in the Dachshund Dash and you can participate in the 8K Fun Run. Enjoy German food specialties such as pretzels, weiner schnitzel, and brats while the Chalet Dancers perform along with the Prime Time Band playing authentic German music.

Colorado Springs Oktoberfest
September 26th - 28th, 2014
Security Service Field
(Sky Sox Stadium) 

The Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs is located near Security Service Field. When the evening festivities come to an end, we welcome you to join us for a locally-brewed beer at our lobby bar. We hope you have a wonderful time at the Colorado Springs Oktoberfest!

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