2014 What IF… Festival

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2014 Festival Guide

Plan your day of WOWs in this guide to six blocks of downtown celebration and exploration! Please note: city ordinance forbids dogs, so please bring only your human friends to the festival. Paid public parking is available, but we enthusiastically encourage you to ride your bike and park it at the free bike valet service!

Xfinity What IF… Treasure Hunt

Who doesn’t love interactive fun that starts with FREE and ends with SQUEEE? Stop by the Xfinity booth to pick up your free treasure hunt guide and embark an adventure designed to get you moving and engaged with this year’s festival must-see (or hear, or touch, or taste) experience destinations! Complete the hunt for a prize pack of fun from Xfinity and elope Inc. If you go the digital route, you might want to get your Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter hashtags ready: #WHATIFFEST 2014 is going to be the best one yet!


ArcAttack Shows (tickets required)

ArcAttack is coming to Colorado Springs with two electrically charged music performances that dazzle spectators with popular tunes and science learning built-in as bonus. Tickets are on sale now for both LIVE, electrifying singing Tesla Coil performances at the Pikes Peak Center Saturday, September 6, 2014, at 1:00 and 4:30. Get tickets here!

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The Color Run

The Color Run is coming back to Colorado Springs as part of the What IF… Festival!  Amazing new participant gear, fresh music, and color crazy race attractions…this is 5K magic like only The Color Run can do!


What IF… Beer Garden with Pikes Peak Brewing Co.

Each year, the festival presents interactive fun for all ages, and what better way to spark creativity in those adult brains than sampling one of the region’s local brews? The garden will welcome hops-loving guests of all ages, but adults 21 and up must have a valid ID to purchase. For your festival enjoyment, the beer garden is located near our food vendors, so you can make plan a picnic in view of Pikes Peak. Check back for an updated list of creative culinary contributors!

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Live and Local Music

We celebrate creativity and artists of all types, and  that means music too! Get the updated performance schedule here for Saturday, September 6 and be sure to add the FREE Indy Music Awards to your calendar Thursday, September 4.

Thank You 2015 What IF… Festival Presenting Sponsor