If your business or group would be interested in sponsoring any of the Historic Downtown Monument events, click here to download a PDF of our sponsor packet.
OUR EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
Monument Art Hop
Third Thursday, May through September / Next Art Hop is Thursday, May 16th
The third Thursday of each month, May through September, the galleries, restaurants and boutiques of historic downtown Monument stay open until 8:00pm for a celebration featuring art openings and other special events. Visit www.monumentarthop.org for more information including monthly shows and events.
Concerts in the Park
Wednesdays in June and July, 7:00–9:00pm
Wednesdays, starting June 19, 7:00–9:00pm; bring your chairs and enjoy music, food and fun for the whole family! The Concerts in the Park Series is held in Limbach Park. Take Monument exit 161 and head west on Highway 105 which becomes Second Street. Continue straight on Second Street past Front Street and Limbach Park will be on your left before you reach the railroad tracks. Check back for the 2013 Concerts in the Park series schedule.
Tri-Lakes Cruisers Benefit Car Show
Sunday, June 9, 10:00am to 3:00pm
Over 200 cars line the streets for a spectacular event held the second Sunday of June. Over thirty-nine trophies are given away at this show that runs from 10:00am to 3:00pm in historic downtown Monument. See displays by Monument Police Department and the Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District.
Tri-Lakes Area Fourth of July Events
Monument Fourth of July Parade
Monument Fourth of July
Monument Lake Fireworks Display
HMMA Annual Chili Cook-Off and Tasting
Get out your secret chili recipe, chop some chilies and fire up the stove! Cook a pot of chili and enter the annual HMMA Chili Cook-off. Food vendors, music and fun for the entire family! Check back for details.
Safe Trick or Treat
October 31 from 4:00 to 6:00pm
Bring the kids downtown for a night of safe trick-or-treating as Monument merchants provide treats, activities and show-off their creative costumes. The Monument Police Department patrols the streets to help insure the safety of our goblins.
Small Town Christmas - Three Saturdays full of Holiday Activities
Saturdays, November 30, December 7, and December 14, 10:00am to 2:00pm
Held the three consecutive Saturdays beginning November 30, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, these magical days are full of holiday activities including visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus along with crafts and activities for children, open houses and other special events as the merchants of Historic Downtown Monument celebrate a Small Town Christmas.
Historic Downtown Monument is sponsoring the the fifth annual "Banner Christmas." Banner Christmas features original Christmas art banners, handpainted by renowned local artists. The banners are on display on lamposts and throughout the town in the historic downtown of Monument. Unveiling is the week after Thanksgiving and they remain on display throughout the holiday season. If you are interested in painting a banner for the 2013 season, please contact Vicki Mynhier at 719.460.4179 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.