City of Pueblo, CO
Pueblo is a multicultural community located at the confluence of the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek, south of Colorado Springs. Locals and visitors enjoy events and food specialties, such as the Loaf ‘N Jug Chile & Frijoles Festival and Pueblo's famous green chile "Sloppers". One of the largest steel-producing cities in the U.S., Pueblo is sometimes referred to as the "Steel City", and the city is one of Livability's Top 10 Cities for Historic Preservation.For those people interested in the walkability of a community, Pueblo has a Walk Score® of 36.
Median Household Income$35,176
Median Home Price$116,700
Pueblo's many arts attractions have long added splashes of creativity and color to the local landscape, but the city's new state-designated “Creative Corridor” connects those dots.
Jam-packed with fun and educational activities, kid-friendly restaurants and people who value family relationships, Pueblo makes it easy for parents to keep kids entertained. We asked a few local mothers to share their favorite spots and tips for things to do and places to go. Fun Pueblo Destinations
Located in City Park, the Pueblo Zoo is home to more than 420 animals of 140 different species. Stroll through the zoo's beautiful garden grounds to see popular animal exhibits, including North American Grasslands, Serengeti Safari, Australian Outback, Asian Adventure and World of Color. Go to the zoo's Ecocenter and discover naked mole rats living in an underground world and penguins that appear to fly underwater. Watch river otters swim and play at the Pioneer Ranch, where children can see their favorite farm animals up close.
Every year they dress up as Santas, rocket ships, football players and be-spangled hula girls. But these costumed cuties aren’t trick-or-treating children. They’re sausages, and they’re ready to race.
Located in an historic building in the heart of downtown Pueblo, Shamrock Brewing Company is a unique dining establishment that is one part Irish pub, one part brewery and one part restaurant. Shamrock's great food, award-winning craft brewed beers, distinctive interior and lively atmosphere make it a favorite gathering spot for visitors from around the city.
If you’re looking for great diner food, look no further than The Pantry Restaurant on East Abriendo Avenue in Pueblo. The Pantry has been serving delicious home-style cooking for breakfast, lunch and dinner for more than 39 years.
For the last 20 years, the Chile & Frijoles Festival Presented by Loaf 'N Jug has brought hundreds of thousands of people into Pueblo, creating millions in economic impact for the area and building Pueblo’s reputation as a cultural center for Colorado and beyond. Pueblo has grown itself a regional treasure in its annual celebration. But the chile itself was the area’s signature flavor long before there was a festival celebrating it.
The tail waters of the Pueblo Reservoir are one of the most popular destinations for fly fishing in Southeastern Colorado. Anglers find the stretch between the reservoir and Pueblo Boulevard to be urban fishing at its best. Gold Medal Waters and Hot Spot Designations
Scheduling a play date is no problem in Pueblo because of many recreational offerings, whether you're participating in sports or cheering favorite athletes. Pueblo Motorsports Park
Pueblo, Colo. shopping ranges from the quaint shops in the downtown area to large chain retailers dispersed throughout the city's many shopping centers. Here is a quick sample of what to expect when you're shopping in the area: Historic Downtown Pueblo