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Whether you’re planning an intimate celebration with close friends or are simply looking to get a break from the typical COVID-19 park gathering, we’ve put together a list of five creative ways to gather in small groups in Colorado Springs!

After months of quarantine and little social interaction, spending time with friends in the backyard or park was a welcome change. However, with the imminent change of seasons, outdoor gatherings will become less and less appealing. With more time spent indoors with your immediate circle of family members and close friends, creativity will be key when it comes to small group gatherings!

As you’re venturing back out into the world with more and more confidence, you’ll find that there are plenty of ways to have fun in small groups. Of course, we always recommend checking in with the current local restrictions and mandates and never doing something that makes you or the people you are with uncomfortable!

Here are five creative ideas for small group gatherings this season!

 

Take a Culinary Adventure on a Guided Food Tour

Looking to switch up your typical dining out experience? Join Rocky Mountain Food Tours for a culinary adventure with your closest friends! You’ll visit five of Colorado Springs’ best restaurants, taste highlights from each menu, and learn about the city’s unique culinary scene and history from a local expert. Pick from one of our tours or create a custom experience for your group! Click here to learn more about our options and schedule your tour today!

While masks are required during portions of the tour, we’ve enhanced our tour experience with audio headsets. Each tour guest will receive their very own receiver to use throughout the tour so everyone can hear as their Tour Leader shares about the interesting and exciting history of Colorado Springs!

Click here to learn how we’re ensuring a safe and fun experience for all in the midst of COVID-19.

 

Tap Into Your Inner Artist 

Photo Courtesy of Painting with a Twist – N. Colorado Springs | Facebook

Gather your friends, grab a glass of wine, and get creative with Painting with a Twist! You can now enjoy their unique painting classes both in their studio locations or from the comfort of your own home through their Twist at Home kits! For those of you looking for a fun night out, you’ll find plenty of options to suit your needs. From an unforgettable girls’ night to a “paint your pet” party, there’s a custom event for everyone!

The best part is that you don’t have to be an artist to create something beautiful at Painting with a Twist! They provide all of the supplies, tools, and guidance you’ll need to create a masterpiece you’re proud of!

 

Get Active to Your Favorite Tunes

Photo Credit: Elan Photography

Whether you’re simply looking for a unique way to bring your friends together or are celebrating a special occasion like a wedding or birthday, Cycology Studio is the perfect way to kick-off your festivities!

This boutique cycling studio is located in Downtown Colorado Springs across from Acacia Park and offers private rides so you can get active with your best pals. With Cycology, your ride is completely customizable — you’ll be able to pick your instructor, ride time, and even your own music!

Click here to learn more about Cycology’s COVID-19 response and current rules and regulations.

 

Enjoy Your Favorite Grub — On the Streets!

Photo Courtesy of Downtown Colorado Springs | Facebook | Photo Credit: Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

Dine Out Downtown is making eating out fun, even in the midst of COVID-19! Colorado Springs’ Downtown Partnership has made it possible to enjoy your favorite restaurants in a new and unique setting while staying safe and social distancing. On-street dining for several local restaurants is available on Tejon Street every weekend in addition to the endless daily patio options at your favorite cafes, restaurants, and coffee shops!

Click here to learn more about your outdoor dining options and how to reserve your spot!

 

Get Fancy in the Kitchen with an Online Cooking Class

Photo Courtesy of Gather Food Studio | Facebook

Sip some wine, learn from an expert, and dine on gourmet food — cooking classes have long been one of the best ways to bond and connect with loved ones! Now, you can enjoy this fun activity in a unique studio setting or from the comfort of your own home! Gather Food Studio in Old Colorado City “was created to be an inclusive food community based on learning, sharing, and doing.” Wanting to learn how to make authentic Mexican street food? There’s a class for that! Looking to sharpen your knife skills? There’s a class for that, too!

Whether you’re ready to venture out into the world for an in-studio cooking class or are looking for a fun activity to do with a small group from home, Gather Food Studio has an option for you! Click here to browse their class catalog and book your next class today.

 

Whether you’re looking to eat good food, get active, or flex your creative muscles, there are so many fun options for unique small group gatherings during this season!

Cheers! Your Rocky Mountain Food Tours Team

(So, what’s a food tour, anyway…?)

 

 

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