About the What If… Festival

2019 is the 10th Annual What If… FestivalThe What If… Festival covers 6 City Blocks
in Downtown Colorado Springs

+ The Pikes Peak Center,  Pioneers Museum &  Plaza of the Rockies!

( Tejon St. and Cascade St. are closed from Colorado Ave. to Vermijo Ave. for the Festival! )

Download – Last year’s 2018 Festival Guide Here

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 and essential community cooperation,
Imagination Celebration presents the 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.

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IC_logoThe Festival was created, and is managed and powered by Imagination Celebration  –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.

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Thanks to Xfinity the 2017 What IF… Festival Presenting Sponsor,
and additional sponsors including Lockheed Martin, The City of Colorado Springs,
Colorado Creative Industries, 
for your support in making this celebration possible

Thank You 2018 Festival Sponsors

2018 What IF… Festival Presenting Sponsor