Fountain was built in 1859 as a railroad shipping center for local ranches and farms. The town was named for Fountain Creek, and was incorporated in 1900. In 1999, Fountain was chosen as "America's Millennium City" by the New York Times. Fountain was named an "All-America City" in 2002 by the National Civic League. The city is the home of Pikes Peak International Raceway.
The Fountain Downtown Events Association was established to organize and sponsor events in downtown Fountain, Colorado that inspire fun and excitement while incubating a strong sense of community and spurring economic growth. Events are held in the heart of downtown on Main Street by City Hall. Check our calendar in the events section often for new things to do! Create wonderful memories with your friends and family in downtown Fountain. It’s always a great time!