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PUEBLO AT A GLANCE With 300 days of sunshine annually and a consistently mild climate, Pueblo is a great place to enjoy an outstanding quality of life. Colorado’s most historic and culturally diverse city boasts year-round outdoor activities, celebrated and varied dining options, one of only 12 state designated creative arts districts, and exceptional business opportunities.

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DISCOVER, CONNECT, ENGAGE • • • PUEBLO WELCOME CENTER & PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS FAN ZONE 310 Central Main Street

When you arrive in town, stop by our brand new Welcome Center and the Professional Bull Riders Fan Zone, overlooking the Historic Riverwalk! You will be greeted by friendly, knowledgeable staff members and seasoned volunteers to help make the most of your visit. Purchase PBR and Pueblo memorabilia here.

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Come by the NEW Pueblo Visitors Center for more Pueblo Memorabilia! 310 Central Main St.

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The Visit Pueblo App serves as a convenient tool to connect visitors and locals alike to everything Pueblo!

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EAT & DRINK LIKE A LOCAL Pueblo is known as the melting pot of the state as the early steel industry brought immigrants of many nationalities to this area. Lucky for us the culture they brought with them continues to define the region today through diverse and delicious food.

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HISTORIC & NEW FAVORITES OF PUEBLO COORS TAVERN Green Chili Slopper JORGE’S SOMBRERO MEXICAN RESTAURANT El Presidente Margarita DO DROP INN Sweet Dough Pizza (ASK FOR THE CHOPPED PUEBLO CHILIES AS A TOPPING) PASS KEY Sausage Grinder SMITTY’S GREENLIGHT TAVERN Martinis Made to Perfection (SHAKEN NOT STIRRED) GUS’ TAVERN Dutch Lunch LA TRONICA’S Fried Chicken with Handmade Spaghetti SUNSET INN BAR & GRILL Chicken Burrito SENATE Pudgy’s Chile Wrap BINGO BURGER Grandpa Berry’s Blast Furnace Burger TWENTY ONE STEAK Pueblo Prime Rib Hash CICERELLI’S PARK EAST Pepper Seared Beef Tenderloin Tips DC’S ON B STREET J.J. Ruben LA FORCEHETTA DE MASSI Osso Buco TABLE 67 Mussel Diavoli & Orange Jalapeno Shrimp USE THE VISIT PUEBLO APP FOR

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RAISE YOUR GLASS There is plenty brewing in Pueblo’s beverage scene! SHAMROCK BREWING CO. Award-winning ales and more. This Irish pub, brewery and restaurant, was the first contemporary microbrewery to open in downtown Pueblo. 108 W. 3rd St. | shamrockbrewing.com | 719-542-9974 WALTER’S BREWING CO. After a 40 year absence, this historic 1800’s brewery was re-established in 2014, featuring the original Walter’s family German Pilsner that made this local beer the preferred choice in Southern Colorado. 126 Oneida St. | waltersbeer.com | 719-542-0766 BRUES ALEHOUSE A music inspired microbrewery and gastro pub housed in the city’s old police building on the historic Arkansas Riverwalk. In addition to creating craft beer and gourmet food, the alehouse also features an espresso bar and bakery. 120 E. Riverwalk | bruesalehouse.com | 719-924-9670 PDUBS BREWING COMPANY Have a sandwich with your Pueblo Chile Porter or Coco Cream with home brewed cream soda and Malibu Rum. 181 S Purcell Blvd., Pueblo West | 719-647-8864

FOR THE WINE DRINKERS SONGBIRD CELLARS The Winery also houses a Café and Event Center. Beulah | songbirdcellars.com WINERY 719-696-9674 | CAFÉ TASTING ROOM 719-485-7664


STEELWORKS CENTER OF THE WEST The museum features exhibits related to all facets of CF&I and their impact on the American West. CF&I was a strong force in the development of the history of Pueblo and Southern Colorado. 215 Canal St. | steelworks.us | 719-564-9086 PUEBLO WEISBROD AIRCRAFT MUSEUM More than 100 display cases and exhibits as well as actual military aircraft dating from World War I to Desert Storm, including the huge B-29 . 31001 Mangnuson Ave. | pwam.org | 719-948-9219 PUEBLO RAILWAY MUSEUM Operates, preserves and displays railroad equipment and history for the full train experience. 301 W. B St. Suite 100 | pueblorailway.org | 719-544-1773 PUEBLO HERITAGE MUSEUM “Pueblo’s Story starts Here.” A historic representation of Pueblo and the region with exhibits ranging from railroading, saddles, Hispanic genealogy, archeology, local history and the many ethnic heritages that make Pueblo unique. 201 W. B St. | theheritagecenter.us | 719-295-1517 ROSEMOUNT MUSEUM A 37-room mansion built in 1893 and formerly home to the John A. and Margaret Thatcher family, with the mansion containing almost all its original furnishings, accessories and paintings. 419 W. 14th St. | rosemount.org | 719-545-5290 EL PUEBLO HISTORY MUSEUM This museum marks the site of the international border between Mexico and the United States prior to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo with a reproduction adobe trading post, immersive exhibits, and hands-on fun and learning for all ages. 301 N. Union Ave. | elpueblohistorymuseum.org | 719-583-0453 HOSE COMPANY #3 FIRE MUSEUM The fire museum is operated by the Pueblo Firefighters Historical Society, which is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of the history of the Pueblo Fire Department and its firefighters. BEWARE! Paranormal activity possible. Tours by appointment only. 116 Broadway Ave. | hosecono3.com | 719-821-1273 or text 719-406-8368 ROSELAWN CEMETERY Over 125 years old, there are over 60,000 people buried at Roselawn including veterans from the Spanish American War through the Iraq War, Governors, Senators, Medal of Honor recipients and historical pioneers. 1706 Roselawn Rd. | roselawnpueblo.com | 719-542-2934 COLORADO MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE MUSEUM Located on the grounds of the Colorado Mental Health Institute this unique museum features many artifacts from 1879 to present. Antique medical and office equipment, photo albums, scrapbooks, and a restraint chair are some of the many relics to ponder. Open Tuesdays 10am - 4pm or by appointment. Corner of 13th and Fransisco St. | cmhipmuseum.org | 719-543-2012

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GOODNIGHT BARN The Historic Goodnight Barn was built in 1870, by Charles Goodnight at his Rock Canyon Ranch in Pueblo, Colorado. It is the most significant horse barn still standing in the State of Colorado and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Under restoration. No admittance, by appointment only. Hwy. 96 | goodnightbarnpueblo.org | 719-542-4458


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Pueblo is proud to be one of the most patriotic cities in America. Aptly named the “Home of Heroes”, Pueblo has the distinction of being the hometown of four Congressional Medal of Honor recipients. Upon presenting the Medal of Honor to Raymond “Jerry” Murphy, President Dwight D. Eisenhower commented, “what is in the water out of there in Pueblo...all you guys turn out to be heroes.” The city has a deep connection to military service and is veteran friendly. Pueblo was the site of pilot training during WW ll, is the namesake of the USS Pueblo and has had the honor of hosting two Congressional Medal of Honor Conventions, a privilege generally reserved for much larger communities All Congressional Medal of Honor recipients are honored at the Pueblo Convention Center. Pueblo has a record number of Medal of Honor recipients which caused the Pueblo City Council to adopt the “Home of Heroes” theme. This memorial is open year round and free to the public. Pueblo’s four Medal of Honor recipients are: William Crawford, Carl L. Sitter, Raymond “Jerry” Murphy and Drew D. Dix. 320 Central Main St. | pueblohomeofheroes.org WALK OF VALOR HONOR AMERICA’S VETERANS Pay homage to America’s heroes on The Walk of Valor, located downtown, which takes visitors through several patriotic attractions. Stop 1: Medal of Honor Memorial Stop 2: USS Pueblo Memorial Stop 3: Peter C. Lemon Rose Garden Stop 4: Veteran’s Bridge Stop 5: Zebulon Pike Plaza Stop 6: Center for American Values Stop 7: Memorial Hall Find the map and details for this interactive walking tour on the Visit Pueblo App and walkofvalor.com CENTER FOR AMERICAN VALUES The center is home to the nationally acclaimed Medal of Honor Gallery. The gallery features over 150 inspiring portraits of Congressional Medal of Honor recipients, along with their stories and historic items associated with the Medal. At the Center’s entrance stands the World Trade Center Steel Memorial, graciously donated by the FDNY in remembrance of the sacrifice and heroism on 9/11. Located on the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk, the center serves the community as a nonpartisan, educational nonprofit. Come to learn, reflect and be inspired. Open 10am - 4pm daily. No admission fee required. 101 S. Main St. | americanvaluescenter.org | 719-543-9502

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VETERAN’S BRIDGE Located in Gateway Park on the Riverwalk Channel, the Veteran’s Bridge pays tribute to the 621 Colorado Vietnam soldiers that lost their lives in the Vietnam War. The names of these soldiers are engraved on three, black granite polished slabs. The memorial resulted from the efforts and fundraising by a Vietnam Veteran, Delbert Schmeling, and was dedicated in November 1996. puebloriverwalk.org | 719-595-0242


PUEBLO SHOPPING Shopping ranges from the quaint shops in the downtown area to large chain retailers dispersed throughout the city’s many shopping centers. Here is a quick sample of what to expect. HISTORIC DOWNTOWN PUEBLO Get a piece of Pueblo history and culture while shopping the downtown district. Revitalized and striving to also be an entertainment district, downtown Pueblo consists of dozens of locally owned businesses, major retailers and boutiques. UNION AVENUE HISTORIC DISTRICT Walk through landscaped streets lined with more than 50 shops, ethnic and American cafes and the Riverwalk in the Union Avenue Historic District in downtown Pueblo. Find the latest fashion, jewelry, gifts and more, and grab coffee or lunch at one of the area’s restaurants. ANTIQUE & VINTAGE SHOPS Take a step back in time with antique and vintage shopping the heart of historic downtown Pueblo. PUEBLO MALL Grab a friend and spend the day at the Pueblo Mall. The mall, has long been Southern Colorado’s shopping destination and is anchored by JCPenny, and Dillard’s. Located at the intersections of I-25 and Hwy 47. pueblomall.com | 719-544-3454 EAGLERIDGE SHOPPING CENTER Conveniently located on the East side of I-25 at the North end of Pueblo. Here you will find a variety of large chain retailers at Eagleridge Shopping Center. You can visit Barnes and Noble, Ross Dress for Less, T.J. Maxx and a number of restaurants ranging from fast food to sit-down dining options. Cinemark Tinseltown is also located on site. PUEBLO CROSSING SHOPPING CENTER One of Pueblo’s newest shopping centers, Pueblo Crossing offers open-air shopping with a wide variety of large chain stores such as Bed Bath and Beyond, Dicks Sporting Goods, Dress Barn, Kohl’s and more. Located on Pueblo’s far North side easily accessible by I-25 and Hwy 50 on Elizabeth St. SUNSET PLAZA This outdoor shopping venue is 154,000 square feet and includes shops, thrift stores, salons and a variety of business that provide services. Located across the street from the Colorado State Fair on the corner of Northern Ave and Prairie Ave. REGENCY SQUARE SHOPPING CENTER The outdoor shopping area is home to several stores and restaurants including Office Depot, Harbor Freight, Sally Beauty Supply, Starbucks just to name a few. Located on the corner of Pueblo Blvd and Northern Ave on Pueblo’s south side. 11 | pueblochamber.org


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HISTORIC ARKANSAS RIVERWALK OF PUEBLO A 32 acre urban waterfront experience open to the public daily. Enjoy a wide variety of community activities year round including gondola and pedal boat rides, paddleboard and kayaking , patio dining, fitness activities, Dog Day’s of Summer Market, movies, live music and much more. puebloriverwalk.org | 719-595-0242 LAKE PUEBLO STATE PARK Lake Pueblo, rated a fishing “hot spot,” provides over 4,600 surface acres of water, 60 miles of shoreline and almost 10,000 acres of land. Along with the sunny days and a mild year-round climate, visitors quickly learn that one day is not enough. BY LAND Hiking, biking, picnicking, birding, nature exploration and camping. BY WATER Sailing, boating, waterskiing, tubing and prime lake or river fishing. Boaters choose from two full-service marinas and boat ramps. Lake activities culminate with camping options that encourage a day of play to become a mini-vacation. cpw.state.co.us | 719-561-9320 NATURE & WILDLIFE DISCOVERY CENTER - RIVER CAMPUS & RAPTOR CENTER Located in scenic Rock Canyon, on the banks of the Arkansas River, visitors can see live raptors such as hawks, owls, falcons and eagles on display. In addition, the center offers programs on natural and cultural history and outdoor recreation. Kayak, tube, canoe or fish on the river. Hike, bike or rollerblade on over 30 miles of trails. hikeandlearn.org | 719-549-2414 ARKANSAS RIVER FISHING The Arkansas River below Lake Pueblo Dam is one of the best kept secrets in fishing. The Pueblo tail water runs through 9 miles of beautiful public access river. This area includes a section of fly and lure only water. The river continues through downtown Pueblo where you can find urban fishing at its best. Pick up your Arkansas River Fishing guide at the Pueblo Visitor Center or download in the Visit Pueblo App. PUEBLO WHITE WATER PARK Located between Union Ave. and West 4th St. bridge. Surf, wakeboard and kayak down a ½ mile stretch that Includes 8 drops. Main entrance at Chapa Place and take out is at the Main Street trailhead. Parking available near Main St. bridge or Corona Street.

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NATURE & WILDLIFE DISCOVERY CENTER MOUNTAIN CAMPUS Walking, sauntering, running, hiking, snowshoeing – if you like to do one or more of these, then the park’s 6 miles of trails are a great way to experience true Colorado Nature. Short and long hikes available. Two of the park’s trails connect with San Isabel National Forest trails to the west of the park. Check the park schedule for a variety of guided specialty hikes. If rest and relaxation are what you are seeking, stay the night in a “nature inspired” B&B style room. hikeandlearn.org | 719-485-4444 GOLF COURSES Pueblo’s number of days of sunshine affords golfers the ability to play yearround, attracting golfers from around the state in the colder months. Elmwood | pueblo.us | 719-561-4946 Walking Stick | walkingstickpueblo.com | 719-553-1181 Hollydot | hollydotgolf.com | 719-676-3341 Desert Hawk | deserthawkgolfcourse.com | 719-547-2280 PUEBLO MOTORSPORTS PARK The city completed a $1.1 million improvement project in 2012 at Pueblo Motorsports Park, with upgrades that included repaving the 1/4-mile drag strip and resurfacing the 2.2-mile road course. Children age 12 and younger are admitted free of charge, and adults pay $5 to $10 admission fees, depending on their age. Open year-round. 3733 N. Pueblo Blvd. 81008 | 719-641-7736 | RCSRmotorsports.com HONOR SPEEDWAY Honor Speedway adjacent to Pueblo Motorsports Park reopened on May 19, 2018 after months of rebuilding and remodeling since it was last operational in 2002. The regular season kicks off in April and runs through October. The Desert Frost series runs November through March. Races at the speedway include several IMCA classes- A- Mods, Northern Sport Mods, Stock Cars, Hobby stocks, Sport Compacts, 305 Sprint Cars, RMMRA Midgets, 1200 Lightning Sprints and Dwarf Cars. 3933 N Pueblo Blvd. | 719-683-5638 | @HonorSpeedway


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PUEBLO PARKS CITY PARK City park offers a wide variety of ammenities including Pueblo Zoo, an 18-hole disc golf course, a skateboard park, walking paths and two lakes, an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, bocce ball court, horseshoe pits, three softball fields and several covered pavilions available for reservations. Also on the grounds are The Rides at City Park which has ten rides, including a train and the George R Williams Memorial Carousel, which dates back to 1911. Dog owners can let their pups loose at the City Park Dog Park, a 2.5 acre fenced area at the west end of City Park. BESSEMER PARK Bessemer Park located in historic Bessemer on seven acres of park land. This popular neighborhood park is home to Joe Santos Field, an outdoor pool and spray pad, playground, and a popular pavilion for community events and programs. MINERAL PALACE PARK Mineral Palace Park sits on 57.17 acres of land and is located on the city’s north side. Its amenities include an outdoor pool, a playground, a serenity garden, vita course, many war memorials, walking and biking lanes, Lake Clara and at one time, the beautiful Colorado Mineral Palace. LAKE MINNEQUA VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK Lake Minnequa Veterans Memorial Park sits on approximately 270 acres of open space. Amenities include: playground, trails, basketball courts, picnic areas, a large pavilion and playing fields. Enjoy spectacular views of the Colorado Front Range while running, walking, fishing, bicycling, horseback riding and flying kites. Visit PUEBLOPARKS.US for a complete listing and amenities. RUNYON FIELD SPORTS COMPLEX Runyon Field Sports Complex accommodates two high school-size baseball fields and two junior-size diamonds just east of Interstate 25 off the Santa Fe exit, north of Runyon Lake. It was established in 1938 and named in honor of former Pueblo resident and noted newspaperman Damon Runyon. See Schedule on runyonfield.org SOCO ROCK CLIMBING The Wet Mountains are the hidden gem of Southern Colorado climbing, boasting steep sport granite and multi-pitch trad climbing. During the winter months, ice climbing is also possible. Check out these websites for detailed info and maps of the hottest climbing spots in SoCo. mountainproject.com | sococrag.org

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LAKE PUEBLO TRAILS Enjoy some of the best mountain biking in the state of Colorado, with one of the longest riding seasons! Trails vary from flowing moderates to blocky technical challenges! There’s something for every rider. The trails are located in Lake Pueblo State Park, overlooking the reservoir. You’ll want to access them from the South Shore Marina side of the park, located off of Thatcher Ave / CO route 96 in Pueblo, CO. lakepueblotrails.org PUEBLO RIVER TRAILS The Pueblo River Trails stretch over 25 miles from Colorado State University-Pueblo, down to the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk, around Runyon Lake, then west to Lake Pueblo State Park. Alongside the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek, the urban off-street trails provide a route for leisurely nature walks or facilitate alternative forms of transportation, such as bicycling, to get to and from destinations throughout the city. The many convenient trails head along the river and creek allow for easy access to nearby schools, parks and business districts. For a trail map and a variety of other city of Pueblo maps, visit: pueblo.us/maps. FRONTIER PATHWAYS AND SCENIC BYWAY A 103-mile route, on HWY96 and HWY165, climbs 4,800’ in elevation with access to several 14,000’ peaks of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range. Enjoy hiking, biking trails, kayaking, bird watching, High-Mountain Lake fishing, rock climbing, backpacking, the medieval-style Bishop’s Castle, ATV trails, natural water slides at St. Charles River, and camping. frontierpathways.com ROYAL GORGE BRIDGE & PARK Experience breathtaking views from North America’s highest suspension bridge, open 365 days a year. Grab a seat on the across-the-gorge gondolas at an incredible 1,000 feet in the air. Dare yourself to fly on America’s highest zip line and the world’s scariest Skycoaster. Take the kids to Tommy Knocker Playland for a ride on the carousel or strike it rich at the Sluice Box. Eat and shop at the Visitor Center and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Royal Gorge from the massive deck, 1,230 feet above the spectacular Arkansas River. royalgorgebridge.com | 719-275-7507

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CREATIVE COORIDOR There’s plenty to explore in Pueblo’s Creative Corridor, proudly exhibiting Art, Music and Dance in one of 12 Colorado state designated creative districts. Over an easily navigated area, the Corridor is packed with galleries, museums, street sculptures and fountains, cafés and live music—all ready to challenge your imagination and inspire your visit. PUEBLO ARTS ALLIANCE The Arts Alliance offer support, collaboration and affordable studio space to creative industry businesses in the Pueblo Creative Corridor. The Studios are home to a collective of 17 creative businesses and 40 creatives located in the heart of downtown. The studios are open individually by appointment and for special events each month like First Friday Art Walks and 2nd Saturday Open Studios. For a comprehensive map of the creative cooridor and public art, visit their website. 107 S. Grand Ave. | puebloarts.org | 719-242-6652 SANGRE DE CRISTO ARTS AND CONFERENCE CENTER AWARD WINNING A one-of-a-kind, educational, inspirational, multi-disciplinary center for the arts, featuring high-quality art exhibitions, performing arts, dance arts, an award-winning children’s museum, comprehensive arts educational programming, and an artistic space for meetings, performances and events. HELEN T. WHITE GALLERIES Boasting 7 galleries with 24 new exhibitions every year, showcasing historic and contemporary works by artists of regional, national, and international renown. THE BUELL CHILDREN’S MUSEUM With innovative, hands-on exhibits focused on the arts, science and history, it’s no wonder this museum was recognized as the second best children’s museum for art in the nation by Child Magazine. For details on current exhibits, performances and events visit: 210 N. Santa Fe Ave. | sdc-arts.org | 719-295-7200 PUEBLO ART GUILD The Pueblo Art Guild gallery is located in the historic boathouse by Lake Clara in Mineral Palace Park. Visitors to the gallery may enjoy viewing the gardens and strolling by the lake. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 12pm – 4pm. 1500 N. Santa Fe Ave. | puebloartguild.org PAINT N BUBBLY SOCIAL ART AND WINE STUDIO Sip and Paint! It’s fun for everyone, from the person who has never painted to the skilled artists. 223 N. Santa Fe Ave. | paintnbubbly.com | 719-281-3531 THE FIRE PLAYCE PAINT YOUR OWN POTTERY STUDIO Walk in and create a masterpiece of your own. Offering a nice selection of unpainted bisque ceramics, a variety of paints, brushes, idea books, stencils, stamps, a little coaching and a lot of encouragement! 17113| E.pueblochamber.org Abriendo Ave. | thefireplayce.com | 719-696-8938


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PUEBLO NEON ALLEY *After Dark* Light up your pueblo experience with a stroll through Neon Alley located between Union & Victoria in Historic Downtown Pueblo. puebloneonalley.com


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PUEBLO ZOO Open all year, 7 days a week. Enjoy a family-friendly stroll along flat shaded paths through exotic and colorful habitats, gardens, and exhibits. Home to more than 500 animals and over 150 species including lions, otters, and penguins! Established in 1934, the zoo and its WPA era architecture are on the National Register of Historic Places. 3455 Nuckolls Ave. | pueblozoo.org | 719-561-1452 NATURE & WILDLIFE DISCOVERY CENTER - RIVER CAMPUS & RAPTOR CENTER Located in scenic Rock Canyon, on the banks of the Arkansas River, visitors can see live raptors such as hawks, owls, falcons and eagles on display. In addition, the center offers programs on natural and cultural history and outdoor recreation. Kayak, tube, canoe or fish on the river. Hike, bike or rollerblade on over 30 miles of trails. Enjoy the views of the river or find a unique souvenir at the gift shop. 5200 Nature Center Rd. | hikeandlearn.org | 719-549-2414 INFOZONE AT RAWLINGS PUEBLO LIBRARY An interactive news museum that focuses on journalism, the First Amendment, historic news and current events. The InfoZone features a state-of-the art 100seat movie theater, touch-screen computer kiosks, and exhibits. Located in the Rawlings Public Library. 100 E. Abriendo Ave. | pueblolibrary.org/infozone | 719-562-5600 HISTORIC ARKANSAS RIVERWALK OF PUEBLO The whole family is sure to enjoy all the activities the Pueblo Riverwalk offers, including excursion, gondola and pedal boat rides! Splash around in the water fountains or patio dinning at a local restaurant. Whether strolling along the Riverwalk or taking advantage of fitness activities, Dog Days of Summer, movies and live music, there is something for everyone! puebloriverwalk.org | 719-595-0242 PARTY PEOPLE AND THEATER OF MYSTERY The happiest place in Pueblo featuring the magic of Mr. E and Kyle Groves. Attend weekly magic shows and purchase your own unique tricks and bobbles in the only magic shop in town. 685 S. Union Ave. | coloradomagician.com | 719-582-1490 THE PUEBLO BULLS HOCKEY CLUB The Pueblo Bulls are a Junior A hockey team that will play their inaugural season as part of the Western States Hockey League in 2019-2020 season. The Pueblo Bulls will play 24 home games through 8 weekends playing their games at the Pueblo Ice Arena. For a schedule of events visit their website. pueblobullshockey.com PUEBLO CITY-COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT Pueblo county boasts 8 locations featuring events and activities daily for all ages. Public computers and other services available. pueblolibrary.org 19 | pueblochamber.org


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PUEBLO ICE ARENA Public ice skating sessions, hockey, and special events year-round, including the annual Ice Cup Police vs Fire Charity Hockey Game. Home of the Pueblo Bulls, a junior hockey club of the Western States Hockey League. 100 N. Grand Ave. | coolicepueblo.com | 719-553-2730 THE RIDES AT CITY PARK Open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, City Park’s ten rides include a train and the George R. Williams Memorial Carousel, which dates back to 1911. BONUS - ride tickets are only 25¢! 3425 Nuckolls Ave. | pueblo.us/rides | 719-553-2790 PUEBLO FAMILY FUN CENTER Go Karts, RC Cars, Laser Tag, Arcade, Bounce House and more. 1530 W. Pueblo Blvd. | pueblo4fun.com | 719-561-4FUN EPIC ENTERTAINMENT Outdoor Laser Tag, Mini-Golf and Batting Cages. 701 S. Pueblo Blvd. | epicentertainmentco.com | 719-334-0612 MESA DRIVE-IN Opened in 1951, Colorado’s largest nostalgic outdoor venue features a full service concession stand and shows current blockbuster movies on 3 screens. Open May – Oct. 2625 Santa Fe Dr. | mesadrive-in.com | 719-542-3345 CINEMARK TINSELTOWN Catch your next must-see flick and enjoy the best popcorn around. 4140 N. Freeway Rd. | cinemark.com | 719-562-9053 BOWLING Big Daddy’s Sunset Bowling | 1227 S Prairie Ave. | 719-561-8570 Pinelle’s Bowlero Lanes | 1000 W 6th St. | 719-544-8452 YMCA Pueblo is home to one of the premier YMCA facilities in Colorado, offering strength and conditioning area, gymnasium, swimming pool, library and much more. The lobby features the tallest rock wall in Colorado at over four stories tall! Open to the public daily. 3200 E. Spaulding Ave. | puebloymca.org | 719-543-5151 PUEBLO CITY POOLS Bessemer Park Pool 715 Central Ave. | 719-564-2847 City Park Pool 221 S. Parkside Ln. | 719-553-2662 Mitchell Park Pool 1040 N. LaCrosse Ave. | 719-543-3119 Mineral Palace Park Pool 1602 N. Santa Fe | 719-545-5319

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AGRICULTURE ASSETS The agriculture industry plays a significant economic role in the Pueblo area, home to over 900 farms, family-owned farm stands, thriving farmers markets and a growing demand for fresh and local foods.

YEAR-ROUND FARM STANDS MILBERGER FARMS AT PEPPE’S "From the Farm to Your Table" diner, bakery, deli and produce. Country restaurant featuring delicious homemade recipes and foods made with love and harvested from the fields. Open Monday - Thursday 7am-3pm, Friday 7am-8pm and Saturday - Sunday 7am-5pm. 28570 E. US Hwy. 50 | 719-948-3305 MAURO FARMS AND BAKERY Mauro Farms Bakery, located in Pueblo, Colorado for the past 40 years, offers delicious home-made baked goods. Only the highest quality all-natural ingredients are used in our poticas, cookies, candies and fruit breads. Open 9am-4pm daily except closed Thursday and Sunday. 936 36th Ln. | 719-948-3381 PEPPERS AND PETALS Always something fun and interesting, such as flowers, gardening products, fresh local produce, yard deco, and more. Come out and see us! 2115 Santa Fe Dr. | 719-546-3137

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OPEN MAY-NOVEMBER | OPEN DAILY 8:00AM-6:00PM DISANTI FARMS Family owned and operated farming operation proudly serving the state of Colorado and the local community with fresh fruit and produce from May to November each year. 29114 South Rd. | 719-948-2526 DI TOMASO FARMS Family owned and operated for over 100 years. Di Tomaso farms has the oldest fruit stand in Colorado, also known as Thomas Produce. 37137 E. US Hwy. 50, Vineland, CO | 719-948-3200 MUSSO FARMS Family owned and operated farm in Pueblo, Colorado. Visit the market open daily 8am-6pm to purchase farm fresh produce hand-picked daily. Check out the Chile room which offers a variety of products made with Musso Chilies. 35779 Hillside Rd. | 719-948-3581

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PANTALEO FARMS When you visit their farm, you can purchase raw or roasted chile, and for added flavor, roast your chiles with garlic! Don’t miss their Pumpkin Patch this fall. 39651 South Rd. | 719-948-4556 VIGIL FARMS Family owned and operated for over 80 years. 880 41st Ln. Hwy. 50 | 719-948-4233

PUEBLO FARM TOURS AUGUST-SEPTEMBER Pueblo’s farms are a joy to experience; the colors, aromas, food, and sights are the result of generations of family experience. Our authentic roadside markets offer products from dry sausages, cheese, honey, ethnic foods and pastries made on site. Come and learn about our local farm life and history. Join us for the best the season has to offer, shop, taste, enjoy! Every Saturday 9:00am-12:30pm | $25/person | Seniors $20/person Private tours can be scheduled. To book a tour visit their website. Heritage Tours of Southern Colorado frontierpathways.com/heritage-tours

1. Peppers and Petals 2. Milberger Farms at Pepe’s 3. DiSanti Farms 4. Vic Mauro Produce 5. Musso Farms

6. Mauro Farms and Bakery 7. DiTomaso Farms 8. Pantaleo Farms 9. Vigil Farms 10. Crites Produce


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FARMERS MARKETS EL PUEBLO FARMERS’ MARKET Colorado-exclusive naturally grown produce and handmade products. Every Saturday July - October | 8:30am-1pm 301 N. Union Ave. RIVERWALK DOG DAYS OF SUMMER MARKET Enjoy farm fresh food, crafts, live music and boat rides. Every Thursday June - August | 5:00-8:00pm 101 S. Union Ave. MIDTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET Support local farmers and get your fresh produce. Every Fridays July - October | 7:00am-1:00pm 1000 W. 6th St. PUEBLO WEST COMMUNITY MARKETPLACE Fresh produce, crafts, food products, plants, coffee, and more. Sponsored by Farmers’ Marketeers, Inc an organization of Master Gardeners with funds from spaces going for local scholarships. Every Saturday July through October | 8:00am-12:30pm 61 E. Civic Center Plaza, Pueblo West

CERTIFIED PUEBLO CHILE Pueblo chile is the most famous chile of our region, attracting chile aficionados’ attention from around the world. Pueblo chiles are comparable to moderate jalapeño peppers, and are usually a little warmer than cayenne peppers. The growing conditions in Southeastern Colorado render some of the best chile available. Rocky Mountain Water and Colorado sunshine yield some of the hottest and most flavorful chilies. The Pueblo Chile Growers Association is a group of Farmers here in Pueblo, Colorado that grow the authentic Pueblo Chile! LOOK FOR THE CERTIFIED PUEBLO CHILE LOGO FOR AUTHENTIC PUEBLO CHILE

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Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival Third Weekend in September After Labor Day

The annual Chile & Frioles Festival, presented by Black Hills Energy, is Pueblo’s harvest celebration. Every year, thousands pay homage to two of Pueblo’s best-loved crops. Held downtown along Union Avenue‚ the festival draws Pueblo residents as well as people from across the state and around the nation. 150,000+ People Attend the Festival from Across the Country 180 Street Vendors line the festival footprint 5 Entertainment stages with 50 local bands Farmers Market, Local dining & shopping, events, & more!

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COLORADO STATE FAIR PARADE LATE AUGUST pueblochamber.org PUEBLO CHILE DAY AT THE STATE FAIR LATE AUGUST pueblochamber.org BRUJA BREW FEST SECOND SATURDAY IN SEPTEMBER brujabrewfest.com ANNUAL CHILE AND FRIJOLES FESTIVAL THIRD WEEKEND OF SEPTEMBER AFTER LABOR DAY pueblochilefestivalinfo.com RIDE THE RIVERWALK THIRD WEEKEND OF SEPTEMBER puebloriverwalk.org HAUNTED RIDES AT CITY PARK THIRD WEEKEND OF OCTOBER pueblo.us/rides TRICK OR TREAT ON THE RIVERWALK WEEKEND BEFORE HALLOWEEN puebloriverwalk.org PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN VETERANS DAY PARADE NOVEMBER pueblochamber.org PUEBLO RIVERWALK HOLIDAY LIGHTING EXTRAVAGANZA FRIDAY AFTER THANKSGIVING puebloriverwalk.org PUEBLO PARADE OF LIGHTS SATURDAY AFTER THANKSGIVING puebloparadeoflights.com ELECTRICRITTERS AT THE PUEBLO ZOO Open select dates THIRD WEEKEND OF NOVEMBER - LAST WEEKEND OF DECEMBER pueblozoo.org

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What to Do . . .

El Pueblo History Museum showcases the region’s many cultural and ethnic groups through innovative exhibits including the Borderlands of Southern Colorado and the award-winning Children of Ludlow. The property includes a re-created 1840s adobe trading post and plaza, and the archaeological excavation site of the original 1842 El Pueblo trading post.

What to See . . .

Explore the American Southwest: • Living History • Tortilla Making • Adobe Exploration • Wool Dyeing History + Agrigulture: • Farmers Market • Local Handmade Products • Colorado Beer and Spirits Festivals

301 N. UNION AVENUE | PUEBLO, COLORADO 719-583-0453 www.ElPuebloHistoryMuseum.org OPEN MONDAY to SATURDAY 10 am to 4 pm OPEN SUNDAYS 12 to 4 pm MAY 1 to LABOR DAY

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