What a fabulous kick-off to Fall! We were so honored to gather over 550 Colorado Springs area parents and kids a few weeks ago at our Fall Family Festival. In partnership with Chris Clonts, REALTOR, The Front Range Home Team, we spent the day celebrating all things fall.
Thank you so much for joining Colorado Springs Moms Blog, along with an amazing team of local sponsors, for our Kick-Off to Fall Family Festival at Long Neck Pumpkin Farm.
The Venue :: Long Neck Pumpkin Farm
Long Neck Pumpkin Farm graciously opened their doors on Saturday, September 23rd and hosted our guests. The farm was full of local vendor tables and so many activities….hay rides, farm animals, hay bale ride, duck races, bean bag toss, building blocks, corn boxes, bowling, tractor swings, tether ball, puppet theater, tic tac toe, checkers, water pump station, little library, story time, wagon train, sling shots, children’s market, photo ops, and MORE!
The Local Presenting Sponsors :: The Front Range Home Team
Thank you to the following brands for making our Kick Off to Fall Family Festival possible.
The Umphress Group helps clients in Colorado transform their lives through home ownership. Their team of dedicated professionals have knowledge and expertise of not only the real estate market, but the local nuances of the Pikes Peak area and as well as the Old North End Neighborhood. Stop by their event table to meet some of the team and learn how they can help you turn your real estate dreams in to a reality!
Premier Sponsor:: SOCO Heating and Cooling | Community Karate and Fitness | George Orthodontics
SOCO Heating and Cooling is a family-owned full service heating and cooling company that offers exceptional skill and craftsmanship at a fair price. SOCO prides themselves on being up to date with the latest technology, fast friendly service, and affordable prices. Visit their table at the event for your kids to have a chance to meet a costumed character & decorate their own rock!
Community Karate and Fitness has enthusiastic instructors teaching exciting, fun and safe classes in a family environment where everyone feels appreciated and welcome. Their large, clean facility has plenty of room for all of their classes and extra activities. Their flexible schedule and unlimited karate and fitness classes are perfect for busy families. Visit their table at the event to learn the importance of balance in martial arts and in life.
George Orthodontics: Dr. Mark D. George is a Colorado Springs specialist in orthodontics and his practice offers a full range of orthodontic care for his patients. George Orthodontics offers a range of dental services including orthodontic braces, Invisalign, adolescent treatment and adult treatment. Visit their table at the event to meet the staff, grab a free toothbrush, and receive a free orthodontic consultation. They will also have a souvenir penny smashing machine for the children to try out!
Long Neck Pumpkin Farm was filled with fun experiences, thanks to our vendors! We asked them all to provide our guests with an activity specifically geared towards children, and they delivered. Everything from decorate/paint a rock, a souvenir penny smashing machine for the children to try out, a full-sized photo booth to take a family picture, spin the wheel & win a fun prize, an educational apple art & crafts project, a magic magician on site, aromatherapy play dough and more, the day was truly all about celebrating the Kick off to Fall in Colorado Springs. Thank you to King Soopers for providing the reusable swag bags, and a very special thank you to these local businesses for providing experiences:
Chris Clonts, REALTOR – Keller Williams :: SOCO Heating and Cooling :: George Orthodontics :: Community Karate & Fitness :: Safesplash Swim School :: Usborne Books & More ::dōTERRA :: Mathnasium of Rockrimmon & Monument :: The PEAK School of Dance :: Lips and Sensibility (SeneGence International) :: Creative Flair Photography :: Kid Rock Pediatric Dentistry :: McDivitt Law Firm :: The Colorado Springs School :: Sweet Addict Bakery
The Giveaways ::
As if getting out of the house to hang out with other Colorado Springs area families wasn’t enough, all our guests had the opportunity to enter to win some amazing giveaways! We are so thankful to ::
Lips and Sensibility (SeneGence International) :: Front Range Home Team, Keller Williams Realty :: The PEAK School of Dance :: Freshly Picked :: SOCO Heating and Cooling :: dōTERRA :: Sky Sox Baseball :: SafeSplash Swim School :: Flying Horse Medical Center & Aesthetics :: Red Rock Relish :: Toofeze (& Ola Cre) :: Love Your Melon :: Omtastic Yoga :: Community Karate and Fitness :: Dion’s :: Little Sunshine’s Playhouse & Preschool :: LearningRx :: Sweet Addict Bakery :: FIT4MOM Colorado Springs :: Creative Flair Photography :: Everyday Summit
The Swag ::
Not only did our Fall Festival attendees have a chance to win some fabulous giveaways, but each family walked away with a fun, reusable swag bag thanks to our amazing swag partners. Guests left with something from ::
Lips and Sensibility (SeneGence International) :: Front Range Home Team, Keller Williams Realty :: The PEAK School of Dance :: Chatbooks :: Little Monkey Bizness :: King Soopers :: Uphold Creative :: SOCO Heating and Cooling :: dōTERRA :: Springs Trampoline Park :: Bitsy’s Brainfood :: Usborne Books & More :: SafeSplash Swim School :: Mirage, Candles, Soaps & More :: Kid Rock Pediatric Dentistry :: Integrity Destinations :: Kaleidolife Healing Space :: Rush Pikes Peak Soccer Club :: LearningRx :: George Orthodontics :: Sweet Addict Bakery :: Siren’s Song Cove :: SunButter :: Rocky Mountain Montessori Academy :: Springs Magazine :: The Colorado Springs School :: Creative Flair Photography
The Food & Drinks:: Dion’s | Kneaders Bakery & Cafe | Sweet Addict Bakery | Centennial State Financial
YUM! No festival would be complete without some delicious local eats to enjoy! Dion’s provided a variety of pizzas (Cheese, Pepperoni & Italian sausage) and salads, Kneaders Bakery & Cafe provided a variety of turkey, roast beef, and ham rolls with cheese and dressing, and Sweet Addict Bakery provided desserts galore! The variety of desserts included Pumpkin Spice, Caramel Apple, and Chocolate Fudge cupcakes, sticky buns, cinnamon buns, banana bread, blueberry muffins, pumpkin bread, zucchini bread, and cinnamon bread. If you haven’t tried Sweet Addict Bakery desserts yet, you must get your hands on them! Thank you to Centennial State Financial for providing all beverages.
Entertainment:: Redraw The Farm
So much fun!
Redraw The Farm harnesses the power of its five individual members and forges a fresh and exciting amalgam of rock, folk, Americana, Irish, punk, country, and blues. It was one of the main highlights to have them on site providing LIVE entertainment during the event. Nothing beats some fantastic music and dancing, and families had such a great time watching them perform and dancing in between the fun.
A Huge THANK YOU is due to Creative Flair Photography for capturing the fun moments of the morning/afternoon. We look forward to seeing you at our next Colorado Springs Moms Blog event!
SAVE THE DATE and be sure to join our Facebook Event HERE to get all the details on our Cookies with Santa event. Tickets will go on sale at 9 am on December 1, 2017, and we are expecting them to sell very quickly. We can’t wait to see you and your family there!
THANK YOU AGAIN TO OUR FOLLOWERS!
Every single one of you (and your families) that came out and spent your Saturday with us is special. Please email us or message us anytime about what you want to hear more about on the blog. We look forward to seeing you all again and getting to know you better.
XX- Colorado Springs Moms Blog Event Team