Colorado Springs Over 50 - Event Information

Event Name:The Great Fruitcake Toss
Event Type(s):Food Festival
Colorado Travel
Tourist Attractions
Description:The fruitcakes will fly again in downtown Manitou Springs! Join us for old fashioned games of tossing fruitcakes, costume competition, libations and a fruitcake bake off! It all started in 1996 with locals throwing fruitcakes in the park, and 20-something years later, here we are. Events will be pure feats of strength, talent, balance and taste!


When: January 23, 2021
Time: 1 pm - 3 pm
Where: Manitou Springs Memorial Park
Cost: One non-perishable food item is suggested for attendance. All food items will be donated to a Manitou Springs food bank.


  • Hand Toss Distance
  • Accuracy
  • Speed
  • Best "Balance"
  • Robotic, mechanical, 3-man slingshot toss for distance
Event Date:1/23/2021
Event Time:1pm to 3pm
Location:Memorial Park in Manitou Springs CO
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Fruit Cake Toss for 2021