The What IF… Festival celebrates lifelong learning and delights the community with the innovation, creativity, and the entrepreneurial spirit of the Pikes Peak region. Imagination Celebration engages a team of very cool creatives to produce the annual What IF… Festival in Downtown Colorado Springs offering 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.

Imagination Celebration thanks Presenting Sponsor Xfinity, and additional sponsors including Lockheed Martin,  the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado Creative Industries, and the National Endowment for the Arts, for their support in making this celebration possible.

About Imagination Celebration
A nonprofit organization serving the Pikes Peak Region for over 28 years, Imagination Celebration’s 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.





The What IF… Festival is in Downtown Colorado Springs

It takes up 6 City Blocks! 

AND … the inside and outside of:

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!



2015 What IF… Festival Presenting Sponsor