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Norris Penrose Event Center

1045 Lower Gold Camp Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80905-4801
+1 719-635-1101
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The Norris-Penrose Event Center is nestled at the base of the Colorado Front Range in Colorado Springs, home of the world famous Pikes Peak. The facilities and the terrain of the Norris-Penrose Event Center make it ideal for hosting events ranging from a variety of Horse Shows, Rodeo, Arts and Crafts Shows, to Motorcross Racing, Corporate Events and Concerts. We provide horse-boarding services and training referrals. Our facilities include a stadium, indoor arena, 7 outdoor arenas, 350 horse show stalls, food concessions and catering facilities, and 20 plus acres of parking. Also on site are 70 plus RV hook-ups.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo - Venue Needs Updating”
28 Jun 2018
“Fine venue... if you're into rodeo...”
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1045 Lower Gold Camp Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80905-4801
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first trip to the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo. We paid around $78 for 2 tickets. The rodeo was entertaining, but the arena needs major updating. The seats are stadium seating made with wooden boards on the seat and back rest. There...More

Thank sunshine1924
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

... otherwise there's not much to be said for this place. Parking can be tough, and there's not much of interest in the immediate area beyond a Wal-mart (and the "people of Wal-mart that come with it).

Thank montanapescado
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

From the very first contact, until the day of the event - everything went smoothly. We needed space to host a company meeting for 150 people. Becky, Sarah and Mike provided excellent service. They met with us prior to the event to give input on...More

Thank Dawn M
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

A great family Rodeo at the Penrose Event Center. Plenary of parking. Dinner is available too. A traditional American west opening with an invocation, salute to the country and then the action starts! There are vendors, activities for the kids, a parade, a live band...More

Thank Michael T
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

My husband and I are soon to "retire" so we are looking for a way to be out of our local snow and inclement weather 4-6 mos of the year.. we love to motorcycle the countryside and plan to travel. The most convenient and affordable...More

Thank IrishStep
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Rodeo 5 Center 3 Average Score 4 Rodeo was great and entertaining. Center was OK food choice limited and expensive (best to eat prior) Parking was free and Seating can be crowded But the rodeo was great!

Thank avgjoey
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Although my wife and I had Vip Seats the food -drink was free and we had a great view-thought it could have went a bit longer only 1.5 hrs and not a lot of extras with trick riders- or clowns etc but the VIP section...More

Thank Kempomaster
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

We went as a family to the Motorcross Championships, which was brilliant! However we had decided to get food there and not only was it all dreadful but it was rediculously priced too. Burgers $8.00, corn dogs $7.00 and about half the normal price and...More

Thank Christine A
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We went to spend some time when the circus was in town, it was a Norris Penrose Event center! If the weather is cold, i do not recommend since it is out side! Other than that a good place!

1  Thank Deae f
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Reviewed 7 September 2014

In July 2014 The Broadmoor announced it was purchasing the Norris Penrose Event Center. Each year the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo would bring 100's of visitors and performers to Colorado Springs along with providing an outdoor stadium with seating for up to 10,000 people,...More

1  Thank Missye0503
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