In honor of Pueblo’s 150th anniversary as a city, there’s a lot going on in our fair city throughout 2020. Throughout the year, the Pueblo Downtown Association and various organizations around town will be hosting celebratory events, offering one-of-a-kind discounts, and selling unique merchandise.
To keep up to date with all that’s happening for Pueblo’s 150th anniversary celebration, check back on this page often. We’ll continually update our calendar with what’s new!
To get you started, here are a few things you can look forward to…
- January 17, 5-7 p.m.: Heritage Center Meeting Room, Display of large photos from Historical Society.
- January 3, 2020 at 5:00pm: This will be our 150 Kickoff Party at El Pueblo History Museum, 301 N. Union Ave. Pueblo, CO. 81003
- Feb. 8 10:30 a.m. - noon: The Pueblo Zoo through the Years book signing & discussion about the 120 year old Pueblo Zoo. Located at Pueblo Zoo, Pueblo Blvd & Thatcher Ave.
- Feb. 15 from 5:30 to 7 pm: at El Pueblo History Museum. The League of Women Voters of Pueblo has been assisting citizens with voting information for exactly half of the city’s history. It will be marking its 75th birth anniversary on For information contact 719-470-0723 or email@example.com.
- Feb. 25 1p.m.: The Connect Charter School is celebrating "Two Schools Seperated by 150 years". Location: 7th & Santa Fe. Reservations Required. Reserve by calling 719-542-0224
- March 14 & 15: Criterion Bicycle Races featuring professional and amateur racers. March 14 races are near the Test Center. March 15 through the Historic District.
- March 28. 1-3 p.m., Pueblo Rocks, Rawlings Library 4th floor.
Restaurant month will highlight restaurants throughout downtown Pueblo with specials for $18.70, in honor of our first year.
- April 3 & 4: 48 Hour Film Festival featuring some on 150th Anniversary. Location: Rawlings Library
- Sept. 26, 6 p.m.:, Info Zone, Rawlings Library, 4th floor. Damon Runyon’s Pueblo, produced 1981, directed by John Johnson, written by Joel Scherzer.
- Dinner/speaker Dr. Dan Shwarz, Professor of English Cornell University—expert on life of Damon Runyon. Union Depot, 5:30 p.m. Tickets & sponsorship info Corninne Koehler, 719-252-5389. Proceeds go to scholarships in journalism, history or English at PCC or CSU-Pueblo.