Special Events

The El Paso County Nature Centers offer a wide diversity of special events. From the annual Fountain Creek Family Fun Day, Girl and Boy Scout Events, to Bear Creek by Candlelight, there is something for everyone across El Paso County. Check back often to find what exciting upcoming event you can participate in!

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Special Events in 2023

Nighttime EGGstravaganza at Fox Run Regional Park

April 7

Cluster of Glowing eggs on the ground in the dark

Chocolate Bunny Egg Hunt

April 8

Chocolate Bunny Walk

Happy Trails BBQ


Happy Trails BBQ

Honey Harvest & Pollinator Celebration Day


Person scrapes honey from frame while an adult assists a child in using honey extractor machine

Webelos Badge Day


Weblo Day

Boo! At Bear Creek


Woman dressed as rat holds rat puppet at a table full of rat figurines

Bear Run 3K& 5K Fun Run and Walk


Bear Run

Bear Creek by Candlelight


Santa at the Nature Center

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Special Events in 2023

Chocolate Bunny Walk & Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 8

Bunco Night at Fountain Creek Nature Center

April 21

Fountain Creek Family Fun Day Festival

May 6

Girl Flying Kite

Night Disc Golf at Widefield Community Park

May 12

Annual Pikes Peak Birding and Nature Festival!

May 18-21

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Girl Scout Day


Jack-o-Lantern Carving Party

October 28

Happy Halloween

Nature Hikes with Santa


Hike with Santa

Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for most programs. Space may be limited. General Program Cancellation Policy: No refunds are given for public program registrations unless the program is cancelled by the Nature Centers. In the case of severe or dangerous weather staff may deem the conditions unsafe and may reschedule or cancel an event or program. All refunds will be paid by check. Check refunds may take 3-4 weeks to process.