COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The third annual Artini is back and better than ever.

This year, Artini is set for Friday, September 30 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Mansion in downtown Colorado Springs. The event is free to the public and is the official kickoff party of Arts Month.

The party will feature live entertainment including Phat Daddy and the Phat Horn Doctors, a fashion show, and the opportunity to sample signature martinis and food dishes created by some of the area’s top bartenders and restaurants. For more information, visit .