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!

Special Events in 2020

Winter Fun at Fox Run Regional Park

Saturday, February 1

Chocolate Bunny Egg Hunt- CANCELED

Saturday, April 11

Happy Trails BBQ

Friday, August 21, 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Webelos Badge Day

September 19

Fall Harvest Festival at Gold Hill Mesa to Benefit Bear Creek

October 10, 11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Bear Run 3K& 5K Fun Run and Walk

November 7, 2020

Bear Creek by Candlelight

December 4, 5:00- 8:00 p.m.

Fountain Creek Logo

Special Events in 2020

Chocolate Bunny Walk & Egg Hunt- CANCELED

Saturday, April 11

Fountain Creek Family Fun Day Festival- POSTPONED DATE TBD

May 2, 2020

Girl Flying Kite

Fifth Annual Pikes Peak Birding and Nature Festival- CANCELED

Save the date for 2021- May 14-16

Girl Scout Day

September 19

Pumpkin Carving Party

October 31

Happy Halloween

Jack-O-Lantern Trail

October 31

Nature Hikes with Santa

December 12 & 19

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

December 12 & 19

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.