Event Applications

All completed event applications should be emailed to
jenna@manitouchamber.com  If you do not receive a confirmation from the Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce concerning your application, please call 719-685-5089.

Emma Crawford Coffin Races – October 28, 2017

Registration is now available for 2017 Coffin Race Teams!

Please click the link below for the complete rules and follow the directions on the form to submit application:

2017 Coffin Race Registration Form

Be sure to include your payment when returning applications either via mail or drop by our office.

To enter a parade participant, please fill out the “Parade Only” Application so we know you will be attending.

2017 “PARADE ONLY” Application

There is no fee to participate in the parade.


2018 Event Dates TBD:

Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off

Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-off Application 

Enjoy 20 fabulous chefs competing with their secret recipes of Gumbo. Each team must prepare 5 gallons of Gumbo right in front of their audience. Ticket sales are 2 tastings for $1. This event will continue until the Gumbo runs out. Think you have the winning Gumbo recipe? Fill out an application to attend this wonderful community event.

Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival

Be one of 25 Colorado Wineries to attend the Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival! Applications are available for retail vendors, food vendors, and wineries. Due to the large amount of inquires about participating in this festival, all applications will be reviewed to determine eligibility.  All retail vendors must submit pictures of their product to be analyzed by a jury.

For applications or information please contact jenna@manitouchamber.com. Applications will not be available online for this event.

Good Ole Summertime Ice Cream Social & Pie Baking Contest- 2018 Date TBD

Cool down from the hot summer day at the Good Ole Summertime Ice Cream Social and Pie Baking Contest. Each competitor must provide two of the same kind of homemade fruit pie. These pies will be judged by three respected individuals to determine 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. There is no entry fee; this is a “fun” competition. Prizes will be awarded. Judging is based upon the best pie overall. Winners will be announced and their names will be sent to all local media.

2017 Pie Baking Contest Application