June 14, 2024

September: Drive Electric Events

September 10th through September 18th

This is a time when a lot of electrics are displayed at the events, and their owners talk to people in answering questions and promoting the benefits of electric vehicles. Some dealers provide the opportunity for attendees to actually drive an electric car. Colorado now has nine events scheduled which are listed below:

Saturday the 10th, 10 AM to 2 PM
Ecotech Institute, 1400 S Abilene St, Aurora (map)

Sunday the 11th, 11 AM to 2 PM
Aspen Community Picnic, 1000 Truscott Pl, Aspen (map)

Sunday the 11th, 6 PM
Jefferson Unitarian Church, 14350 W 32nd Avenue, Golden (map)

Tuesday the 13th, 5 PM to 7 PM
815 Cooper Avenue, Glenwood Springs (map)

Wednesday the 14th, 1 PM to 3 PM
Colorado National Speedway, 4281 Co Rd 10, Dacono (map)

Wednesday the 14th, 4 PM to 8 PM
Central Park, 13th and Canyon, Boulder (map)

Saturday the 17th, 11 AM to 3 PM
First National Bank, 205 W Oak Street, Fort Collins (map)

Saturday the 17th, 12 Noon to 4 PM
Chapel Hills Mall Parking Lot, 1710 Briargate Blvd, Colorado Springs (map)

Sunday the 18th, 9 AM to 3 PM
Golden Real Estate Parking Lot, 17695 S Golden Rd, Golden (map)

Links are listed for the details on each individual event, or you can go to the Drive Electric Week website https://driveelectricweek.org/ to see all the information available.

So far Aurora on the 10th has the highest number of attendees and vehicles registered, but Golden on the 18th has the largest number of registered models and mileage driven. Try to attend more than one event, especially if you have an electric. Also be sure to register on the corresponding link to attend, and/or volunteer to help the organizers of the event(s) you will be attending.