The Artini is the official kickoff to our community’s annual Arts Month campaign. Please “save the date” for the 2020 Artini, which will be held on Thursday, October 1st from 5:30-8:30PM at The Mining Exchange Hotel (and the adjacent Gold Room) in downtown Colorado Springs. Hosted each year by the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, the Artini is a FREE, community celebration with live entertainment on multiple stages, lots of mixing & mingling, and the opportunity to sample signature martinis created by some of the area’s top mixologists.
Art + Martini = Artini!
In 2019, the Artini featured musical headliner BJ Estares & Route 61, along with a variety of other live performances, a DJ with dancing, a fashion show, aerialists, body painting, food trucks, a Photo Booth station, hands-on art activities, and more! Throughout the evening, local mixologists from the 365 Grand Club properties created their signature martini drinks, and competed to earn the title of “Best Artini Martini 2019.” Free tastings were available, and voting by Artini attendees determined this year’s winner. Multiple cash bars were also open throughout the hotel, and food was available for purchase from the hotel and/or from a group of food trucks parked along Nevada Avenue.
- Click here for photos from the 2019 Artini.
- Click here for the schedule of performances and activities at the 2019 Artini.
- Click here for the venue floor plan at the 2019 Artini.
A reminder that all attendees at the Artini must be 21 or older, and photo IDs will be required to enter the event.
The 2019 Artini would not have been possible without the generous support of The Mining Exchange Hotel, the City of Colorado Springs Lodgers and Auto Rental Tax (LART), HEX Audio Visual, Wells Fargo, the Tiemens Foundation, and the Colorado Springs Independent.
The Artini is hosted each year by the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is “connecting residents and visitors with arts & culture to enrich the Pikes Peak region.” Each October, the Cultural Office presents Arts Month as a way to elevate the visibility and value of arts & culture in our community. The official call to action during Arts Month is to have at least one new cultural experience with family or friends during the month of October. For more information about Arts Month, visit ArtsOctober.com.
For sponsorship inquires, or questions about the 2020 Artini, please email info@CulturalOffice.org.