Category Archives: Amusement Parks and Fairs

Illumination Light Show

I saw an advertisement for a walk-through light show at the Baptist Road exit in Monument. That’s only two exits north of our house, and I know Sally likes Christmas lights, so after Seven Falls we headed up. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Labor Day Balloon Festival

We got up early, drove to Memorial Park and took a slow stroll around the lake while watching this. Apparently it’s a thing to make the basket hit the water. Several didn’t try. Some tried but pulled up. Maybe 10 … Continue reading

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Colorado State Fair

Of course we had to check out the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo. We parked in a dirt lot right across from the fair grounds. We were taking our sweet time putting on sun screen and gathering our stuff when … Continue reading

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Arcade Amusements

It’s hard to describe this place. Five or six rooms spread out over three buildings are filled to the brim with a massive collection of coin-operated machines. There’s pin ball, kiddie rides, foot massagers, skee ball, bubble gum machines, Pac … Continue reading

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