USAF Academy Band's Holly & Ivy



Dec 11 - 12, 2023


FREE ticketed event

Available at the Pikes Peak Center Box Office ONLY. 


Pikes Peak Center

The USAF Academy Band will present its annual “Holly and Ivy” holiday concert series in Colorado Springs at the Pikes Peak Center on December 11 & 12. Doors will open at 6:00 pm and the show will begin at 7:00 pm each night. These concerts are free and open to the public. Tickets are suggested, however patrons without tickets will be seated in any available seat 15 minutes before showtime. Tickets are available for pickup at the Pikes Peak Center Box Office beginning on November 25.

This year’s concert will capture the diverse holiday music traditions across the nation. The show features six performance teams ranging from Classical chamber music to big band Jazz, to Pop and Country. From classic “sing-along” favorites and stories, to exciting arrangements from The USAF Academy Band members, the show has something for all ages and tastes.

The United States Air Force Academy Band proudly represents the Air Force Academy as the leading educational institution developing and inspiring air and space leaders of character with a vision for tomorrow. As one of two Air Force premier musical organizations, the Academy Band maintains a rigorous performance schedule
in support of Cadet and Air Force troop morale, recruiting and community outreach. For over 60 years, the Academy Band has used the power of music to inspire Air Force personnel and the nation they serve, produce innovative musical programs and products, and communicate Air Force excellence to millions around the globe.

The USAF Academy Band appears on behalf of Lieutenant General Richard Clark, Superintendent, USAF Academy.

All performances are free and open to the public.


COVID Policy

  • We trust all guests will responsibly follow this guideline and take precautions to reduce the risk of spreading the COVID virus.
  • Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test are NOT required. 
  • If you are ill or feel ill, please do not enter the facility.
  • We strongly encourage everyone to wear a mask while inside the venue.
  • These policies are subject to change. If they do, we will update this event page and notify all ticket buyers.
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Performance Schedule
  • Monday, December 11, 2023 at 7:00 PM CAL
  • Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at 7:00 PM CAL