“Have you ever walked into town and everyone was wearing a weird hat? Adults and children? Mad-Hatter Saturday was a huge success. Easter eggs. Bunny Rabbit. The Mad-Hatter. Alice of Wonderland. Prizes, entertainment, fun. Wow!”
~ Review from Woody Powers, Peak FM about 2014’s Mad Hatter Saturday
Make plans to bring your whole family to Old Colorado City on Saturday, March 28th for a entire day of sales, free children's events, costumed characters, an upscale fashion show, tea party and much more.
10am to 3pm - In Bancroft Park
- Take Pictures With Your Favorite Character: The White Rabbit, The Mad Hatter, and more. Your treasure hunt awaits you there!
- Mad Hatter Party Hats: Hat making Stations. Make your own Mad Party Hat and get on with the party! Sponsored by Women with Hat-itudes and Mountain Moppets. Staffed by Woman with Hat-itudes.
11am to 12:30 & 1pm to 2:30pm
The Childrenʼs Very Merry Unbirthday Tea Party
Bancroft Pavilion ~ Teas & Treats, age 12 and under, please. Mad crafts, games, and prizes, anyone? All part of the childrenʼs tea party!
Limited seating. Suggested donation $5.00
Sponsored by Rebekah Cheung (Independent DCD Chocolatier) & Manitou Springs Relay for Life
Mad Hatter Children's Used Book Sale
Old Colorado City Carnegie Library can help your child start their own library with their Maaad prices! (While supplies last).
1pm to 3pm
Thru the Looking Glass Mad Tea & Fashion Show at Mother Muffʼs, Upstairs lounge. This fashion show will tickle your fancy, as Wild Hats and beautiful clothes collide. Hosted by Bella Boutique.
Modeled & Sponsored by Women on the Move, Zeezoʼs & Eden Salon. Music by Classical Guitarist, Shane Groothof, Table Magic by Mad Hatter Magician Zachery Paige.
18 & over, please. Suggested $5 donation
Old Colorado City Events
10 am to 5pm
- Mad City Wide Sidewalk Sale with treasures fit for a Red Queen
- Going Mad Out of Business Party At Green Soul. Youʼll find treasures at MAD prices. Eco-friendly, fair trade. Something for everyone. Prizes and drawings throughout the day.
- Down the Rabbit Hole Spinning, Spinning Wheel. Spin the wheel, where it goes, nobody knows ~everyone wins! Sponsored at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.
- Traditional British Tea at Willyʼs Emporium. Crumpets and tea anyone?
10am to 3pm
Mad Hatter Cake Decorating & Give Away. How does that topsy turvy cake come together? Enter to Win the $300 Mad Hatter Cake.
Mad Hatter cake decoration demonstration. Sponsored by Sugar Plum Cake Shop. Located in front of All About Colorado.
Old Colorado Square
10am to 5pm
- Face painting and balloon art by Miss Kiddee & Friends.
- Make your own Mad Marshmallow Smores with Alice & the Mad Hatter to assist you. Look for the Fire Pit Station near Mountain Man Nuts & Fruits
- Isofloatʼs Adventures in Wonderland. 50% off sensory deprivation tanks, ionic detox foot baths, massage & yoga. Come let us pamper you with “Luxury fit for a queen”.
This event is produced by Shoestring Events. For more information and added events, go to the Mad Hatter's Facebook.