Every month, we compile a list of local Fort Collins events that you and your family may wish to check out. If you’re aware of an upcoming event you don’t see here, please contact us.
November, 2023 Calendar
Big Head Todd & The Monsters November 24th & 25th, 8:00 pm
General Admission tickets are $35 and can be purchased by logging onto: https://washingtonsfoco.com/event/an-evening-with-big-head-todd-the-monsters-night-1-2/washingtons/fort-collins-colorado/
Colorado State vs. Nevada Football
November 18th, 1:00 pm
Ticket prices vary and can be ordered in advance at:
The Taylor Party: Taylor Swift Night (18+)
November 17th, 9:00 pm
Loveland Reptile Expo
November 11th & 12th
Purchase tickets at: www.eventbrite.com/e/loveland-reptile-expo-show-me-reptile-show-tickets-459344390437
Girls on the Run 5k
November 5th, 10:00 am (Girls arrive at 9:00 am)
Pre-registration online is $25. Cost increases to $30 on race day. Girls on the Run participants do NOT need to register, however, all others who want to join can log onto: https://www.pinwheel.us/register/index/GOTRNOCOFall5K23?sid=cb4e2199816149a0ba6865d041d24902
October, 2023 Calendar
October 14th, 7:30 am-2:00 pm
Registration fees vary and more information can be found at: https://runsignup.com/Race/CO/FortCollins/LongViewMarathon
October 7th, 8:00pm
Ticket prices start at $18 and can be purchased by logging onto: https://www.axs.com/events/488444/moon-hooch-tickets?cid=usaffdostuff
9th Annual Tour de Corgi
October 7th, 9:00 am-2:30 pm
Story Time: Smash! Mash! Crash! There Goes the Trash
October 3rd-6th, 10:30 am-11:30 am
Who isn’t fascinated by a big garbage truck when you’re a small child? This is an event geared toward children ages 2-6 and will take place at the Larimer County Garbage Garage Education Center, located at 5887 South Taft Hill Road in Ft. Collins.
Storytime will begin at 10:45 am followed by a fun garbage truck related activity using reuse instruments in order to make the many sounds that you hear on garbage pick-up day. Don’t miss out on this engaging and educational event!
For more information, please email [email protected].
September, 2023 Calendar
Colorado State Rams Women's Volleyball vs. Bowling Green Falcons
September 7th, 1:00 pm
Africa Drum & Dance Performance
September 1st, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Please visit globalvillagemuseum.org or call 970-221-4600 for additional information, including museum hours and exhibits.
Black Squirrel Half Marathon
September 9th, 7:00 am
For additional information, including course map and race registration, view the details here.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s
September 23rd, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Donation and registration information can be found here
WAR in Concert
September 23rd, 6:00 pm
Regular ticket prices are $60 and can be purchased by logging onto:
WAR – Buy Concert Tickets | Live At The Gardens 2023
August, 2023 Calendar
Poudre River Fest
August 12th, 12:00 pm-6:00 pm
For a schedule of musical guests and additional information, please visit: https://poudreriverfest.org/
Ft. Collins Art Festival
August 5th (11:00 am-7:00 pm) - 6th (11:00 am-6:00 pm)
Visit https://www.coloradoevents.org/fortcollinsartfestival for additional information.
Ft. Collins Peach Festival
August 19th, 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Admission is FREE, however, those who are 21+ and interested in alcoholic beverages must purchase $10 wristbands. For more information, including event map, musical line-up, and beer selection list, please log onto https://fortcollinspeachfestival.com/.
Rocky Mountain Irish Gathering
August 11th-13th, 10:00 am-10:30 pm each day
Log onto https://lctix.com/rocky-mountain-irish-gathering to view more information about the various types of admission passes.
Colorado State Rams Women’s Volleyball vs. Kentucky Wildcats
August 25th, 7:00 pm
Prices vary and tickets are starting to sell out, so be sure to log onto: https://www.eventticketscenter.com/colorado-state-rams-womens-volleyball-vs-kentucky-wildcats-fort-collins-08-25-2023/5720015/t
Comic Con 2023
August 26th-27th, 9:00 am-6:00 pm
More than 150 vendors will be present this year which will take place at the Northside Aztlan Community Center, located at 112 E. Willow Street in Ft. Collins.
For ticket information, please visit https://fococomiccon.com/.
July, 2023 Calendar
Firekracker 5k Run/Walk
July 4th, 7:30 am
Enjoy an Independence Day Parade after the race that will begin at Howes Street and will continue on Mountain Avenue to City Park starting at 10:00 am.
Log onto https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/CO/FortCollins/FireKracker for additional race information and registration.
Rocky Mountain Antique Festival
July 8th, 9:00 am -July 9th, 4:00 pm
The Ranch Events Complex in neighboring Loveland will host antique dealers from 12 different states for this event that is potentially expected to attract up to 20,000 visitors.
Authentic antiques of all different types, such as toys, pottery, jewelry, glassware, and furniture, will be available for purchase.
Admission prices range from $6-$10. For more information, please visit:
rocky mountain antique festival loveland, co
July 9th, Lesson 1: 9:00 am-10 am; Lesson 2: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Yes, you’re reading this correctly…this is a yoga class that will feature a 45 minute lesson followed by a 15 minute decompression for both humans and goats. If you haven’t attended one of these classes then it is time for you to head on down to the Foothills Shopping Mall and take advantage of this opportunity to relax, stretch and pet and hold a bunch of adorable goats. All ages are welcome!
The goat enclosure will be located in the outdoor event space near Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar. Don’t forget to bring a camera!
Ticket cost is $30 plus $5 for yoga mat rentals and can be purchased by logging onto: https://allevents.in/fort%20collins/goat-yoga-july-9th-foothills/10000602867893097
July 15th, 7:00 pm
General Admission ticket price is $30 and can be purchased by logging onto: https://armoryfoco.com/event/vienna-teng/the-armory/fort-collins-colorado/
10th Annual Kawasaki Classic Golf Tournament
July 17th, 9:00 am
This premier golf tournament will donate all proceeds to the Kawasaki Kids Foundation to help spread awareness and fund critical research at Children’s Hospital Colorado for this rare disease that primarily affects infants and young children.
Location for the event will be at the Ptarmigan Country Club at 5416 Vardon Way in Ft. Collins. Come on down and enjoy music, food trucks, an appearance from World Long Drive Champion, Fast Eddie Fernandez, and help raise money to combat a devastating heart disease that affects between 9 and 20 children out of 100,000 each year.
Send an email to [email protected] to register.
June, 2023 Calendar
June 3rd, 7:00 pm
Location for this performance will be at Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia Street in Ft. Collins. Additional dates and show times are available, along with ticket purchase information, at https://www.lctix.com/treasure-island.
Yoga in the Square
June 10th, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Taste of Fort Collins
June 10th - 11th
Additional festival information and ticket purchases can be found at: tasteoffortcollins.com
The Dolly Party
June 16th, 8:00 pm
Ticket prices range from $12-$25 and all attendees under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Purchase tickets by logging onto: https://www.axs.com/events/471855/the-dolly-party-the-dolly-parton-inspired-country-western-diva-dance-tickets
Father’s Day 5K
June 18th, 8:00 am
Registration packages vary in price, but the cost will increase as it gets closer to race day, so register early at greeneventscolorado.com/fathersday/.
June 25th, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tickets can be purchased by logging onto: https://festivaly.eu/en/graham-nash-washingtons-fort-collins-2022
May, 2023 Calendar
Northern Colorado International Festival
May 7th, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This is a FREE event, however you must reserve a spot here.
May 7th, 6:30 & 7:00 am
Registration is currently open and, to be environmentally conscious, is online only. Please log onto https://comarathon.com/ for additional information.
“Escape to Hope” - Colorado Symphony
May 13th, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ticket prices range from $25-$67 and $10 for students and children.
Log onto https://fcsymphony.org/events/escape-to-hope-signature-concert-no-5/ for additional information and ticket purchases.
Spring Plant Sale
May 20th - 21st, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Please log onto https://www.fcgov.com/gardens/spring-plant-sale for a list of plants that will be available and ticket purchases.
John Crist - The Emotional Support Tour
May 19th, 7:00 pm
Ticket prices vary and can be purchased at: https://www.lctix.com/john-crist-emotional-support-tour
Women’s Ride 2023
May 27th, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
For more information and registration, please visit: https://www.focofondo.com/training-rides-events/womens-ride-2023
April, 2023 Calendar
Eggstra Special Easter Egg Hunt 2023
April 1st, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pre-register and reserve a spot here.
Disney on Ice Presents “Let’s Celebrate”
April 1st - 2nd
A Comedy Brewers Improv Show
April 2nd, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ticket prices range from $10 – $15 and can be purchased by clicking here.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
April 14th - 16th
For more information regarding specific showtimes, as well as ticket purchases and prices, please click here.
Fort Collins Job Fair
April 28th, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
April 30th, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
General Admission ticket price is $20. Children 10 and under are FREE. Purchase tickets here.
March, 2023 Calendar
Ft. Collins Job Fair
March 1st - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Additional job fair dates and online registration can be found here.
Great Plates of Downtown
March 1st - 14th, 5:00 pm - close
For additional event details and a restaurant guide, please visit: https://downtownfortcollins.com/event/great-plates-of-downtown/
CSU Men’s Basketball vs. New Mexico
March 3rd, 9:00 pm
Ticket prices vary and can be purchased by logging onto: https://www.ticketsource.com/2157900/New-Mexico-Lobos-Basketball-at-Colorado-State-Rams-Basketball
Lucky Brew Race 5K, 10K, and 15K
March 11th (starting times vary)
Race fee is $40 plus a sign up fee. Fees increase after January 30th.
Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/CO/Windsor/LuckyBrewRace.
March 12th, 2:00 pm
National Geographic Live: Secret of the Whales
March 23rd, 7:30 pm
Ticket prices vary and can be purchased by logging onto: https://www.lctix.com/secrets-of-the-whales
Clue: On Stage
March 25th, 7:30 pm
September, 2022 Calendar
Music on the Lawn: Blues Night
September 2nd, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Walk to End Epilepsy Northern Colorado
September 10th, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
For additional information and registration, please visit this link.
Larimer County Farmers Market
September 17th, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fast & The Furriest 5K
For additional details and registration information, log onto this site.
Historic Homes Tour 2022
September 17th, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
For additional information and ticket purchase locations, please visit this link.
Fall Equinox Marathon
September 18th, 6:30 am
Pre-registration is required here. Half marathon and 5 mile race options as well.
2nd Annual Wine Festival at Island Lake
September 24th, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
For ticket information click here.