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Address: 1045 Lower Gold Camp Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80905-4801
Phone Number: 719.635.1101
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The Norris-Penrose Event Center is nestled at the base of the Colorado...

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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Pike Peak or Bust Rodeo

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Barrie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 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 is great and had plenty of everything/it was a Saturday matinee so not sure if... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 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 pulled pork sandwich $7 and it tasted like string and inedible. Highly recommend the Motorcroos... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 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!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 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, as well as a 36,000-square-foot building for special events, My memories of the stadium include... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We recently went here to see the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo. We had an entertaining evening and we enjoyed watching all of the events. We have not been to that many rodeos, so we don't have much to compare it to. We did feel that we got a lot of entertainment for the price that we paid. They offered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Went to the rodeo last year! Great entertainment. There is not a bad seat in the whole place. Very well presented. Huge crowd, so go early.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

It's being rehabbed and the Range Riders have plans for it. You can't all the events for the rodeos because the arena is so long. They do get major talent in for the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo. Make sure to ask where your ticket are if you want to see a particular event. They board horses there. I just... More 

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