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2017 will be the 8th Annual What If… Festival.


The What If… Festival takes up 6 City Blocks in Downtown Colorado Springs
Plus  The Pikes Peak Center,  The Pioneers Museum and The Plaza of the Rockies!
( Tejon St. and Cascade St. are closed from Colorado Ave. to Vermijo Ave. – Just for the Festival! )

The What IF… Festival celebrates lifelong learning and delights the community with the innovation, creativity, and the entrepreneurial spirit of the Pikes Peak region. With the help of an awesome team of  cool creatives, Imagination Celebration presents the 6th Annual What IF… Festival in Downtown Colorado Springs. The Festival offers a day of free engaging, interactive, and exciting experiences to WOW participants of all ages. The What IF… Festival, the only event of its kind, supports economic development and intellectual vitality by welcoming over 25,000 participants to discover the breakthroughs of local businesses, organizations, artists, scientists, inventors, performers, and students.

IC_logoImagination Celebration  is a nonprofit organization serving the Pikes Peak Region for over 28 years. Our mission is to connect people of all ages to the brain-stimulating, life-enriching power of creativity. Imagination Celebration provides low-cost and free public projects like iSpace at the Citadel Mall and the What IF… Festival to inspire artistic and intellectual curiosity and engage the community in collaborative experiences.

Thanks to Xfinity the 2016 What IF… Festival Presenting Sponsor, and additional sponsors including The City of Colorado Springs, Colorado Creative Industries, and the National Endowment for the Arts, for their support in making this celebration possible. 


What IF… Festival Presenting Sponsor