Looking for something to do this weekend? Well, Hakuna matata – we have your back. From food trucks to drag racing to a live concert, there are plenty of events to get you out there and have some fun this weekend.

1. Drag Racing – Midnight Madness

Located on the outskirts of Grand Junction, head to the Western Colorado Dragway for some Friday night fun. Cheer on the racers as they challenge each other to see whose car is the fastest in this street, legal drag race.

Admission:
$5 at Gate

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2. Food Truck Friday

Head over to Grand Junction on Friday, August 9th and witness the liveliness as food trucks from all over Grand Valley join together in Lincoln Park. Attend this event with an empty stomach because you’re going to want to taste the BBQ and Mexican dishes and the ice cream.

Admission:
FREE

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3. So Long to Summer 5K/10K Family Fun Trek

So Long to Summer Event - Photo Credit Parker Recreation - OutThere Colorado
So Long to Summer 5K/10K & Family Fun Trek. Photo Credit: Parker Recreation.

Choose between the 5k and 10k races, grab your friends and family to attend this laid-back and outdoorsy event. Receive a race tech t-shirt, a post-race pancake breakfast, and chances to win prizes for any registered participants.

Admission:
5K: $40 Walk-up/Race Day
10K: $50 Walk-up/Race Day
Family Fun Trek: $25 Walk-up/Race Day

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4. 2017 Black Forest Festival – “Black Forest or Bust”

Black Forest Festival - Photo Credit Black Forest Festival - OutThere Colorado
Black Forest Festival. Photo Credit: Black Forest Festival.

North of Colorado Springs, the Black Forest Community is hosting its annual festival for a full day of family-friendly events. Enjoy activities such as arts and crafts, a pancake breakfast, live music, a live/silent auction, a parade, and more!

Admission:
FREE

Directions: Take me there!

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5. Pretty Lights Live @ Red Rocks

Head over to Red Rocks Amphitheater on August 11th and 12th for some classic Colorado electronic dance music. In addition to legendary light shows, this live music performance also features G Jones, Manic Focus, SoDown & Daily Bread and combines electronica with hip hop music.

Admission:
Check official website for fees.

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