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Fort Collins Events Calendar

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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.

June, 2024

Fort Collins Free Mulch Day - June 8th

The Free Mulch Day event in Fort Collins takes place on June 8, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 1380 Hoffman Mill Road. The Forestry Division provides free wood mulch to residents, and city personnel assist with loading using a front-end loader. Participants need to bring their own open-top vehicle or trailer and must cover their loads upon departure. Entry is permitted from northbound Lemay Avenue, and long wait times are expected. This initiative supports the community’s environmental efforts and promotes sustainable landscaping practices. For more details, visit the Official City of Fort Collins Page.

The Taste of Fort Collins - June 8th and 9th

The Taste of Fort Collins is a two-day event held on June 8th and 9th, 2024, at Washington Park, featuring live music, food, and entertainment. Headliners include Andy Grammer and Rick Ross, with additional performances by local bands. The festival offers a variety of ticket options, including single-day, weekend, and VIP passes. Attendees can enjoy food from local vendors, beverages, and a kid’s zone. The event promotes a fun and festive atmosphere, celebrating the local culture and community of Fort Collins.

For more details, visit the Taste of Fort Collins page.

Bluegrass & Brews Festival (Loveland) - June 7th & 8th

The Bluegrass & Brews Festival in Loveland is a two-day event held on June 7-8, 2024, at the Foundry Plaza. This free event features live performances from various bluegrass bands such as Solar Sisters, The Fretliners, Slay, and the Po Ramblin’ Boys. In addition to the music, there is a youth fiddle contest with cash prizes and a selection of session beers from local craft breweries. The festival aims to create a vibrant community atmosphere celebrating music and local brews.

For more details, visit the Bluegrass & Brews Festival page

First Friday Art Walk (First Friday of Each Month)

The First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Fort Collins is a monthly self-guided tour held from 6-9 p.m. on the first Friday of each month. It celebrates local creativity, culture, and community, featuring a variety of artistic styles and mediums. The event includes multiple participating locations where visitors can enjoy art displays, live music, and special activities. This free event is designed to engage art lovers of all ages and backgrounds, making it a vibrant part of Fort Collins’ cultural scene.

First Friday Art Walk page.

April, 2024 Calendar

Family Day at the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art
April 6th, 10:00 am-12:00 pm

This is a FREE monthly event for the entire family, but geared toward children ages 5-12. Participate in a variety of art activities and take a look around at the beautiful exhibits throughout the museum.
GAMA is located at 1400 Remington Street on the first floor of the University Center for the Arts on the CSU campus.

Follow this link for specific information related to parking.

Spring Artisan Market
April 13th, 10:00 am-4:00 pm

This FREE event will take place at the Ft. Collins Senior Center, located at 1200 Raintree Drive.
More than 50 artisans from all over the Front Range will present their handmade crafts for sale. Help support them in their endeavors and purchase some beautiful keepsake treasures.

14th Annual Earth Day
April 20th, 11:00 am-5:00 pm

This is a FREE family event in Civic Center Park to celebrate our precious Earth and spread the word about all that is needed to help combat the climate crisis and work toward a zero-carbon future.
Event will include informational booths, arts & crafts and other kids activities, speakers, yoga, live music, food trucks, and a beer garden. This is an important event and should not be missed! If you are inclined to volunteer, your time will be most appreciated, plus you’ll receive a free commemorative t-shirt as a thank you.
Food donations are requested for the Food Bank of Larimer County.

Additional information can be found by logging in here.

The Mountain Goats
April 15th, 7:00-11:00 pm

The Mountain Goats is an American band that was founded in Claremont, California in 1991 by singer/songwriter, John Darnielle. The band, characterized by their simple instrumentation and autobiographical lyrics, will be performing at Washington’s in Ft. Collins, located at 132 Laporte Avenue. Buy tickets ahead of time while they are still available!

General Admission tickets are $39.50 and can be purchased here.

April 26th-28th (Show times vary)

Come on down to Lincoln Center in downtown Ft. Collins for an enchanting performance of the beloved musical, Annie, where you can experience the heartwarming journey of Little Orphan Annie. Witness her transformation from a humble orphanage to a luxurious new home with her adoptive father, the wealthy billionaire, Oliver Warbucks…with a lot of wacky adventures in between! This sensational show is an absolute must-see for the entire family!

Tickets are selling fast and prices vary! Purchase them in advance by logging in here.

Ft. Collins Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Celebration
April 10th, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm

The Chamber of Commerce in Ft. Collins will hold their annual celebration at the Ranch Events Center in neighboring Loveland to honor local businesses and individuals who have had a positive impact on the community. Several different awards will be presented, so join other Chamber members and help celebrate these wonderful accomplishments.
The Ranch Events Center is located at 5280 Arena Circle.

March, 2024 Calendar

St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl
March 17th, 1:00 pm-8:00 pm

Come out and celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in style with green drinks, food, live music, and time spent with friends, family, neighbors, and your community while meandering from one lively venue to another. You must be 21 and over to participate!
Meeting spot will be at the High Point Bar, located at 146 N. College Avenue, where you will receive your wristband. Included with your wristband will be 2-3 drinks or shots, entry to all celebratory Leprechaun Lounges, delectable munchies, costume contest, digital treasure map, and so much more.
You won’t want to miss this and be sure to WEAR GREEN!

Music & Munchies
March 1st, 9:10 pm-10:00 am

This event is designed for families with children ages 0-5 to enjoy some music and movement, as well as social time with other families. Each segment will be 25 minutes long and will include snacks.
Location will be at the Foundation Music School, 3663 S. College Avenue.
Cost for the first child is $15 and $3 for each additional child. Parents are FREE.

Register in advance here as space is limited. 

Composting Class
March 2nd, 10:00 am

Come and be a part of the workshop being offered at the Bath Garden Center & Nursery in Ft. Collins where you will learn all about the composting process. This class will also include information on vermicomposting and creating homemade compost tea!
Incorporating composting into your gardening routine can have a significant impact on the overall well-being of your soil, enhancing nutrient availability to your plants, improving drainage and aeration, fostering the growth of beneficial insects, as well as numerous other benefits.

Bluegrass Jam
March 10th, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Come on and join this month’s beginner and intermediate bluegrass jam at Avogadro’s Number in Ft. Collins. No need to be an instrument pro, but feel free to take the lead, sing some harmony, or strum a few chords together. Lead sheets and a music library with a bunch of favorite classic bluegrass songs will be provided.
Contact Jim at [email protected] before you come down in case there is a change in schedule, which sometimes happens.

An additional bluegrass jam is scheduled for March 24th.

Paint Your Pet!
March 16th, 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

If you are like most people, your pets are an important and much loved member of the family. What better way to honor them than by painting a portrait of your favorite photo and proudly hanging it in your home!
Painting with a Twist, located in Ft. Collins at 1112 Oakridge Dr, #107, will be hosting a painting event for participants ages 15 and above to create your very own precious keepsake, while learning a variety of painting techniques, and, most of all, HAVING FUN.

Advance registration is required and pet photos must be submitted by Wednesday prior to the event. A sketch of your pet along with a recommended paint palette will be waiting for you when you arrive.

February, 2024 Calendar

Colorado State Rams vs. San Diego State Aztecs
February 3rd, 1:00 pm

What better way to spend a cold winter afternoon than attending an exciting women’s basketball game at the Moby Arena! Come cheer on your CSU Rams as they play for a win against the visiting San Diego State Aztecs.
Come dressed in your Ram gear and show some school spirit!

Steely Dead
February 9th, 8:00 pm

Steely Dead, a fusion of iconic rock bands, Steely Dan and the Grateful Dead, will be performing at the Aggie Theatre in Ft. Collins. There are limited tickets still available so grab them while you can… both GA standing and seated sections.
Currently on a nationwide tour, Steely Dead has a loyal fan base that follows them from destination to destination, creating an atmosphere of not just masterful music, but also one of community and lasting memories. The merging of songs between these two bands, with original segues in between, will take audiences on an epic and nostalgic musical journey.

Coffee & Conversations with CSU College of Business
February 10th, 8:30 am- 10:00 am

Enjoy coffee and pastries at Lima Coffee Roasters, located at 4229 S. Mason Street, and learn about the various MBA and business programs currently offered at Colorado State University.
This will be a very low key event with no formal presentations. College representatives will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the admissions process, course offerings, and the necessary next steps to take that will lead to your career development and advancement.
No advance registration is necessary.

Bluegrass Jam
February 11th, 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Avogadro’s Number, located at 605 S. Mason Street in Ft. Collins, will be hosting a bluegrass jam session most Sundays for beginner and intermediate musicians. Come with your instrument and play along at whatever level you’re comfortable with. Be a lead singer or provide backup harmony…everyone welcome!
The music library will include mostly bluegrass, with a few other genres mixed in. Lead sheets will be provided with lyrics and chords.

Since the Sunday jam sessions can be rescheduled at times, please contact Jim at [email protected] before showing up.

February 24th, 7:30 pm

Lincoln Center in downtown Ft. Collins will be honoring Black History Month by offering an inspirational play about the extraordinary life of Thurgood Marshall, the Supreme Court’s first African American justice.
Since its stage debut in 2019, Thurgood has shined a light on the struggles of African Americans throughout history and how they were able to overcome some of the restricting challenges related to segregation in schools, public transportation, eating establishments, and the military, while also highlighting their remarkable achievements and major contributions to society, specifically the naming of the first African American to the highest court in the land.
There is some adult language and themes so it is recommended for audiences that are ages 11 and up.
Regular ticket prices are $25; $20 for seniors; $15 for students and children 12 and under.

Log onto to purchase tickets in advance.

January, 2024 Calendar

CSU Rams vs. Air Force Falcons
January 16th, 11:00 am

Bring the family down to the Moby Arena on the Colorado State University campus for an exciting game of basketball as the Rams take on the Air Force Falcons.

Coffee Tasting
January 27th, 9:00-11:00 am

Calling all coffee lovers! Come to this delectable coffee tasting event and experience a variety of different blends from all around the world.
Location will be at Little on Mountain, 1046 West Mountain Avenue in Ft. Collins.

General admission price is $75. Tickets can be ordered at:

An Evening with Leftover Salmon
January 25th, 8:00 pm

This will be an event to remember… Washington’s, located at 132 Laporte Avenue in Ft. Collins, will be hosting the legendary and progressive band, Leftover Salmon, who will perform songs from their 30+ year career, including ones from their most recent album that was released in 2021, Brand New Good Old Days.
Formed in 1989 in Boulder, Colorado, Leftover Salmon has performed a mixture of music that transcends the genres of bluegrass, country rock, Cajun and Zydeco with seven studio albums and three live albums.

Doors will open at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by logging onto:

Peter & The Wolf - Family Concert
January 21st, 4:00-5:00 pm

The Fort Collins Symphony and Canyon Concert Ballet will collaborate to present a marvelous rendition of Peter & the Wolf at the Timberline Church Auditorium, located at 2908 S. Timberline Avenue in Ft. Collins. This presentation will last one hour and is suitable for audiences of all ages.
Ticket price is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.

Purchase tickets in advance by logging onto:

Polar Bear Run & Plunge
January 20th, 10:00 am (Race start) 11:00-1:00 (Plunge)

Take part in a fun 5k race around Horsetooth Reservoir and, if you’re courageous, conclude with an icy cold plunge into the water afterwards to awaken all of your senses. Enjoy beautiful views of the Colorado foothills on this out and back dirt trail.
The race will begin and end at the pavilion at the South Inlet Bay Swim Beach in Ft. Collins. Awards will be presented to the top runners in each age category.
Race registration includes a custom Polar Bear 5k hooded sweatshirt, 1-day park pass, as well as food & beverages.

December, 2023 Calendar

The Nutcracker December 7th-10th

The holidays are right around the corner and so are the annual performances of the legendary “Nutcracker” to help put you in the Christmas spirit. A classical ballet presented in two parts, this Tchaikovsky masterpiece takes place on Christmas Eve and focuses on a little girl named Clara and her magical Christmas toys who come to life. Join Clara and her extraordinary nutcracker as they travel to the Land of Sweets where they meet the Sugar Plum Fairy. It is a story that is sure to enchant people of all ages.
Performances will be at Lincoln Center in Ft. Collins, located at 417 W. Magnolia Street.

Specific show times and tickets can be found by logging onto:–theater-ballet-and-dance/production/4497859?utm_medium=organic&utm_source=google_eventsearch

Colorado State Rams vs. St. Mary’s Gaels December 9th, 4:00 pm

If you’re looking for an alternative to pre-holiday festivities and shopping, consider attending a men’s basketball game at the Moby Arena in Ft. Collins. Watch the CSU Rams take on the Gaels from St. Mary’s College in California.

Macy Gray in Concert December 9th, 8:00 pm (Doors open at 7)

Singer/Songwriter/Actress, Macy Gray, will be performing at Washington’s in Ft. Collins for a night of unforgettable songs from her new album, The Reset. With 11 new songs, fans will have an opportunity to hear a multitude of Gray’s vocal and musical talents.
All ages are welcome. Opening act is currently TBD.

Holiday Open House & Boutique December 9th-10th

Historic Avery House, built in 1879, was saved from demolition in the 1970’s by the Poudre Landmarks Foundation and has since been preserved, restored, and maintained as a museum to give visitors a gateway into the past.
During the second weekend in December, Avery House will be fully decorated for the Christmas season with a Victorian Christmas tree. Enjoy live music, holiday shopping, and delicious baked goods for sale.
Saturday, December 9th: 11:00 am-2:00 pm Sunday, December 10th: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Admission to this event is FREE!

Garden of Lights Winter Holiday Festival December 8th-23rd, 5:00 pm-9:00 pm

This is a holiday tradition that the residents of Northern Colorado enjoy year after year at the Gardens on Spring Creek, located at 2145 Centre Avenue in Ft. Collins. Festivities include a half-mile winter wonderland loop around the gardens while soaking in the radiance of thousands of glittering lights throughout a display of colorful blossoms, flowerbeds, grapevines, and more.
In addition to festive drinks available for purchase, Santa will be on hand to visit with revelers, as well as the Sugar Plum Furries dog troupe.
Tickets are non-refundable and will go on sale on November 2nd at noon. Members will receive a 20% discount. Adults and children 12+ are $10; children 5-11 are $5 and children 4 and under are FREE.

For additional information, please visit

November, 2023 Calendar

Big Head Todd & The Monsters November 24th & 25th, 8:00 pm

Recording and performing together since the 1980’s, Big Head Todd & The Monsters began as a group of friends jamming in a basement and then eventually moved on to house parties and the bar circuit before achieving worldwide success.
Washington’s, located at 132 Laporte Avenue in Ft. Collins, will be the location for a two night stopover on their national tour.

Colorado State vs. Nevada Football
November 18th, 1:00 pm

Come to Canvas Stadium, located at 751 W. Pitkin Street, and cheer on the Colorado State Rams as they take on the University of Nevada Wolf Pack.

Ticket prices vary and can be ordered in advance at: 

Ticket prices range from $15 to $25 and can be purchased by logging onto:

The Taylor Party: Taylor Swift Night (18+)
November 17th, 9:00 pm

Calling all Swifties!! You will absolutely NOT want to miss this Taylor Swift inspired Dance Party presented by 96.1 Kiss FM & Big 97.9. Bring your fellow Taylor fans and come dressed in your favorite Eras outfit.
Location will be at the Aggie Theatre and you must be 18 and over to attend.
Ticket prices range from $15 to $25 and can be purchased by logging onto:

Loveland Reptile Expo
November 11th & 12th

Reptiles, Amphibians and Exotic Mammals will be on display at the 2023 Show Me Reptile Show taking place at the Ranch Events Complex in neighboring Loveland.
General Admissions entry will be from 10:00 am-3:30 pm each day. Reptiles After Dark will occur on Saturday, 11/12 from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm. All ages are welcome!
50% off admission for Teachers, Military, and First Responders. Kids 12 and under are FREE.

Girls on the Run 5k
November 5th, 10:00 am (Girls arrive at 9:00 am)

Girls on the Run is an organization that encourages young girls who are in 3rd to 8th grade to recognize and refine their strengths through active team building exercises. The coaches are all volunteers who work on incorporating physical activity with the development of important life skills.
At the end of the season, a 5k is done together to celebrate each member’s accomplishments during the previous months. This year’s non-competitive race will take place in Spring Canyon Park on Horsetooth Road in Ft. Collins.

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:

October, 2023 Calendar

Longview Marathon
October 14th, 7:30 am-2:00 pm

The Longview marathon will begin in Edora Park in Ft. Collins and end in Fairgrounds Park in Loveland. There will also be a half marathon and a 5K that will include a scenic race course with beautiful views of the mountains along the Front Range.

Registration fees vary and more information can be found at:

Moon Hooch
October 7th, 8:00pm

Moon Hooch has transcended from their humble beginnings on NYC subway platforms to touring with groups, such as They Might Be Giants and Lotus, as well as now performing to sold out audiences of their own. They produce music with horns and percussion, as well as incorporating random objects attached to their instruments to produce more unique sounds. Their use of electroacoustic techniques, Moog synthesizers, and exotic woodwinds have broken musical barriers.
Location for this event will be at the Aggie Theater, located at 204 S. College Avenue in Ft. Collins.

Ticket prices start at $18 and can be purchased by logging onto:

9th Annual Tour de Corgi
October 7th, 9:00 am-2:30 pm

You will not want to miss this parade of cuteness as they do their corgi shuffle through Old Town Ft. Collins. The parade, which will begin at noon in Civic Center Park, will be preceded by a costume contest, a corgi meetup and vendor booths beginning at 9 am.
Proceeds from this event will benefit a variety of charities, including 4 Paws Pet Pantry, Bandit’s K9Care, Colorado Corgi and Friends Rescue and Wyoming Dachshund and Corgi Rescue.
Wristbands are required in order for adults to participate in the costume contest and  parade. Additional information can be found on their website

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

Tickets are on sale for this event at the Moby Arena, located at 951 W. Plum Street on the CSU campus. Bring family and friends and show your support for the Women Rams!

Africa Drum & Dance Performance
September 1st, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm

This is a FREE concert that will be performed by the Fale performance group of the African Drum & Dance Collective of Ft. Collins and will take place at the Global Village Museum of Arts & Cultures, located at 200 West Mountain Avenue.
In the Susu language of the African nation of Guinea, Fale means “bridge” which, in this case, refers to a bridge that helps bring people of the world together. This performance group choreographs and performs traditional African dances around Ft. Collins and it is composed of a group of volunteers.

Please visit or call 970-221-4600 for additional information, including museum hours and exhibits.

Black Squirrel Half Marathon
September 9th, 7:00 am

This challenging, but very scenic, race course will take place in beautiful Lory State Park, located just to the northeast of Ft. Collins. Enjoy views of Horsetooth Reservoir, the peaks of the Rocky Mountains, as well as the Great Plains.
Average elevation throughout the race will be approximately 6,100 feet on dirt terrain. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to run past various wildlife, such as black abert squirrels, among others!

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

Join in this annual event to honor or remember someone you know who has been affected by dementia and help raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association so they can continue their efforts to provide care and support, as well as continuing with crucial research which can hopefully one day lead to a cure for this debilitating and deadly disease.
The route will take place at the Canvas Stadium (North End Zone) at Colorado State University, located at 751 W. Pitkin Street, and will be 1.5 miles. There will be a shorter route as well which will be 0.6 miles.
The walk will take place rain or shine immediately following the Promise Garden Ceremony.

Donation and registration information can be found here

WAR in Concert
September 23rd, 6:00 pm

You may smile as you remember songs, such as “Why Can’t We Be Friends,” “Low Rider,” and “The Cisco Kid,” that bring back fond memories from years past. The band, WAR, has music that spans over five decades with more than 50 million records sold throughout the world.
Come down to the Gardens on Spring Creek, located at 2145 Centre Avenue in Ft. Collins, and sing along to some of these blockbuster hit songs. All ages are welcome.
Seating is first-come, first-served. Feel free to bring your own chairs and be prepared for all weather events as the concert will go on rain or shine.

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

The Poudre RiverFest returns on August 12, 2023! Join us at New Belgium from Noon – 6 p.m. to celebrate the Poudre River! The Poudre RiverFest is a free, family-friendly festival that celebrates the Poudre River, promotes restoration, and educates people about our river corridor, an important natural resource in our community. The festival features activities for children and adults to explore the role of the river as an important habitat for wildlife, a lively recreation area, and a source for clean drinking water. Come out for live music, beer, and food! The festival will also feature local exhibitors and family-friendly activities. Learn more at See you there!
The location for the RiverFest will be at the New Belgian Brewing Company, located at 500 Linden Street in Ft. Collins.

For a schedule of musical guests and additional information, please visit:

Ft. Collins Art Festival
August 5th (11:00 am-7:00 pm) - 6th (11:00 am-6:00 pm)

Located in Old Town Square in downtown Ft. Collins, this FREE annual festival, focused on the display and sale of visual and handmade goods, is a favorite among people all across Northern Colorado. In addition to paintings, sculptures, glassware, ceramics, woodwork, and photography, attendees can enjoy live music and an overall great time visiting with artists, friends, and neighbors.
Specific location for this event will be the pedestrian area on Linden Street between Walnut and Jefferson Streets.

Visit for additional information.

Ft. Collins Peach Festival
August 19th, 10:00 am-5:00 pm

This has always been considered a fun filled event in downtown Civic Center Park. Enjoy live music, food trucks, local beer, and street vendors.

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

Rocky Mountain Irish Gathering
August 11th-13th, 10:00 am-10:30 pm each day

This year’s event will feature special guests, the McTeggart Irish Dancers, in addition to a host of talented traditional and contemporary Irish musical performances from bands throughout the Front Range and overseas. Cultural exhibits and Irish storytelling will add another dimension to an event that is guaranteed to entertain people of all ages!
Be sure to participate in the drawing to win an enchanting trip for two to Dublin for St. Patrick’s Day in 2024!
Event location will be at the Lincoln Center in Ft. Collins.

Log onto 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

Tickets are available now for purchase to watch the CSU Rams take on the University of Kentucky Wildcats at the Moby Arena, located at 95 W. Plum Street.

Comic Con 2023
August 26th-27th, 9:00 am-6:00 pm

Comic Con was initially created to give residents of Northern Colorado a closer venue to participate in an event that promotes youth literacy through comic books and other mediums, while bringing together people of all ages that are self proclaimed geeks, gamers, artists, writers, creators, and more.
$120,000 has been donated through this event over the past five years which, in turn, is used to benefit the Poudre River Public Library District.

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

July, 2023 Calendar

Firekracker 5k Run/Walk
July 4th, 7:30 am

People of all ages and fitness levels are encouraged to participate in this fun event to celebrate our nation’s independence. There will be a 5k, as well as a 1-mile kid’s race, looping around the level terrain of City Park in downtown Ft. Collins.

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 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

Goat Yoga
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:

Vienna Teng
July 15th, 7:00 pm

Singer-Songwriter and pianist, Vienna Teng, will be performing at the Armory FoCo for an evening of music encompassing a wide array of genres ranging from folk and pop to classical piano and a cappella. With material from five studio albums and one live album, Teng has been known to captivate and inspire audiences across the country who have become devoted fans of her work.

General Admission ticket price is $30 and can be purchased by logging onto:

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

Treasure Island
June 3rd, 7:00 pm

Follow along on a thrilling journey to an exotic island to find buried treasure with a fearless young girl named Jim, vicious pirates, and the infamous Long John Silver in this stage adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale, Treasure Island.

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

Yoga in the Square
June 10th, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join other health enthusiasts in the community for a FREE annual event in Old Town Square in Ft. Collins to celebrate yoga and health awareness. This will be an all-levels class so no experience is necessary.
Interaction with other community members during the class and afterwards is encouraged so please feel free to bring your friends and family and enjoy this opportunity to share this wonderful experience in the beautiful outdoors of Northern Colorado.

Taste of Fort Collins
June 10th - 11th

Bring the family to Washington Park for the annual Taste of Fort Collins festival that will include food, music, artisan booths, as well as amazing performances featuring a variety of local entertainers. Weekend and single day passes are available, but it is recommended to get your tickets early before they sell out.

Additional festival information and ticket purchases can be found at:

The Dolly Party
June 16th, 8:00 pm

You don’t need to BE a diva to attend this western diva dance party, just ACT like one for the evening! The Aggie Theater, located at 204 S. College Avenue, will host an evening of dancing to the music of legendary divas Dolly Parton, Tina Turner, Loretta Lynn, Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood, Reba McIntyre, and a whole bunch more of your western favorites. Strap on those dancing shoes, gals, and be prepared for some FUN!!

Ticket prices range from $12-$25 and all attendees under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Purchase tickets by logging onto:

Father’s Day 5K
June 18th, 8:00 am

This is a race through the streets of midtown Ft. Collins to celebrate DADS…whether you are a dad yourself, running or walking with your dad, or joining the race in memory of a special dad, all are welcome! There will be a Kid’s 1-mile race in addition to the 5k.
Start and finish line will be in front of Foothills Mall East Lawn & Cinemark Movie Bistro. Baby strollers and dogs are welcome on the race course and a water station will be located at approximately the 1.5 mile mark.

Registration packages vary in price, but the cost will increase as it gets closer to race day, so register early at

Graham Nash
June 25th, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This performance by legendary musician, Graham Nash, has been rescheduled from its original date in October 2022 and will be held at Washington’s, located at 132 Laporte Avenue in Ft. Collins.
Nash was a founding member of the popular 1960’s bands, the Hollies and Crosby, Stills and Nash, as well as an inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Enjoy an enchanting evening of classic songs from Nash’s remarkable career that has spanned over six decades.

Tickets can be purchased by logging onto:

May, 2023 Calendar

Northern Colorado International Festival
May 7th, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bring the Girl Scouts in your family to the Ranch Events Complex in neighboring Loveland and help promote global Girl Scouting while celebrating World Thinking Day.
Whether you are hosting a booth, volunteering, performing, or just visiting, learn about the customs and traditions in countries throughout the world related to Girl Scouts and Girl Guides.

This is a FREE event, however you must reserve a spot here.

Colorado Marathon
May 7th, 6:30 & 7:00 am

This annual marathon used to be known as the “Fort Collins Old Town Marathon”. The race will consist of a marathon, half marathon, 10k, 5k, and relay along one of America’s most scenic courses in the Poudre River Canyon. Enjoy a slight downhill decline for a majority of the race.
The Colorado Marathon typically qualifies between 16-18% of participants for the Boston Marathon.

Registration is currently open and, to be environmentally conscious, is online only. Please log onto for additional information.

“Escape to Hope” - Colorado Symphony
May 13th, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

As the season nears its end, the Colorado Symphony will be presenting an evening of music that is intended to ignite inspiration and hope for the future. The featured musical piece will be Symphony No. 5, composed by Sergei Prokofiev of Ukraine, to highlight “the grandeur of the human spirit.”
Location will be at Lincoln Center in Ft. Collins, 417 W. Magnolia Street.

Ticket prices range from $25-$67 and $10 for students and children.

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Spring Plant Sale
May 20th - 21st, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This year’s annual plant sale will include thousands of plants grown by Colorado State University, as well as the horticulture team at The Gardens on Spring Creek, and will take place at 2145 Centre Avenue in Ft. Collins.
Tickets are required to attend. Saturday tickets will be timed admission and Sunday tickets will be valid for all day admission.

Please log onto for a list of plants that will be available and ticket purchases.

John Crist - The Emotional Support Tour
May 19th, 7:00 pm

As a fast rising stand up comedian, John Crist enjoys sold out shows across the country and has millions of fans on social media. Some of his widely known online videos that have gone viral include “Honest Football Coach,” “Every Parent at Disney,” and “Brands that Need to be CANCELLED.”
With a tour stop at Lincoln Center in Ft. Collins, Crist will provide an evening of unforgettable entertainment. Purchase your tickets now before they sell out!

Ticket prices vary and can be purchased at:

Women’s Ride 2023
May 27th, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Beginning at the New Belgium Brewing Company, located at 500 Linden Street in Ft. Collins, this bike ride is for all who identify as a woman and will feature both shorter and longer routes ranging from 31 to 68 miles depending on your fitness level.
Schmooze with other riders and enjoy a food truck lunch and a Fat Tire after the ride!

For more information and registration, please visit:

April, 2023 Calendar

Eggstra Special Easter Egg Hunt 2023
April 1st, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This will be a FREE event held at the Iron Horse Therapeutic Farm, located at 5020 County Road 40 in Ft. Collins. Visit with the Easter Bunny and enjoy a petting zoo, arts & crafts, lawn games, and more.
The Eggstra Easter Egg Hunt will be an inclusive event for families that have an association with Integrated Pediatric Therapy Associates, but feel free to invite your friends.

Pre-register and reserve a spot here.

Disney on Ice Presents “Let’s Celebrate”
April 1st - 2nd

The Budweiser Events Center in neighboring Loveland, Colorado will be the place for you to see 50 of your favorite Disney characters together on the ice for a spectacular experience guaranteed to entertain people young, old, and young at heart. Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daffy, Goofy, Snow White, and all of their cohorts will come to life before your very eyes!
Show times vary and tickets are selling fast. Please visit this link for details

A Comedy Brewers Improv Show
April 2nd, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This is a family friendly event on the first Sunday of every other month at the Bas Bleu Theatre Company, located at 401 Pine Street in Ft. Collins. It is fun, it is entertaining, it includes audience participation, and it is a unique comedy show that shouldn’t be missed.

Ticket prices range from $10 – $15 and can be purchased by clicking here.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
April 14th - 16th

Follow the adventures of Dorothy and her friends, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, and of course, Toto, as they try and find their way to the Emerald City while being chased by an evil wicked witch and her menagerie of flying monkeys.
The performance will take place at Lincoln Center in Ft. Collins, located at 417 W. Magnolia Street.

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

Veterans and spouses are encouraged to attend this FREE event at the Larimer County Workforce Center, located at 200 W. Oak Street. More than 40 companies will be on hand to provide information, interviews, and hiring on the spot for qualified applicants.
For more information, please click here.

Mozart Requiem
April 30th, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Laudamus Chamber Chorale, along with the Colorado State University Chamber and Concert Choirs, will be presenting Mozart’s Requiem, a masterpiece completed by the composer’s wife after his death in 1791. The orchestra will consist of musicians from all across the Front Range for a piece that has been revered universally with multiple performances around the world.
The location will be at the Griffin Concert Hall on the CSU campus.

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

Come to this FREE event at the Larimer County Workforce Center, located at 200 W. Oak Street in Ft. Collins. In just 3 hours, you can connect with over 40 local employers and potentially get hired the same day!

Additional job fair dates and online registration can be found here.

Great Plates of Downtown
March 1st - 14th, 5:00 pm - close

This 17th annual dining promotion and fundraising event will feature 48 participating locally owned restaurants with breakfast, lunch, dinner and all day $25 specials, in addition to reduced priced a la carte items. Proceeds will benefit the Food Bank for Larimer County which can provide 2 meals for someone in need with every $1 donation.

For additional event details and a restaurant guide, please visit:

CSU Men’s Basketball vs. New Mexico
March 3rd, 9:00 pm

The Colorado State Rams will be hosting the New Mexico Lobos for an exciting game at the Moby Arena on the west side of the CSU campus, located at 951 W. Plum Street.

Lucky Brew Race 5K, 10K, and 15K
March 11th (starting times vary)

Eastman Park in the neighboring community of Windsor will be the location for this out and back race on the beautiful Poudre River Trail. Participants will enjoy views of Longs Peak and receive finisher medals, custom socks, free beer or Seltzers, and food truck selections. Bring your friends and family, or just yourself, and join the fun in this dog and stroller friendly community event.

Race fee is $40 plus a sign up fee. Fees increase after January 30th.
Register at

Harlem Globetrotters
March 12th, 2:00 pm

The Budweiser Events Center will be hosting a phenomenal match up between the Harlem Globetrotters and the Washington Generals. The Generals will make an attempt to defeat this victorious iconic team as the Globetrotters continue on their 2023 World Tour.
Considered to be one of the world’s most influential basketball teams of all time, the Globetrotters were inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, the highest honor for the sport, in 2002. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to be both inspired and entertained by watching the world’s most triumphant basketball team show off their skills and athleticism.
Tickets are on sale and available for purchase by logging onto:
Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Orthopaedic Spine Center of the Rockies Box Office at the Budweiser Events Center.

National Geographic Live: Secret of the Whales
March 23rd, 7:30 pm

Join National Geographic Explorer and Photographer, Brian Skerry, at the Lincoln Center Performance Hall in Ft. Collins for a peek into the enchanting lives of one of the ocean’s most beautiful and mystical creatures. Skerry has explored the world’s oceans for nearly four decades. With startling close up and personal images and video, along with remarkable first hand stories, learn about the hunting techniques, childcare systems, nutrition, communication methods, and more for Orca, Beluga, Humpback, and Sperm Whales…and how similar they are to those of humans.

Ticket prices vary and can be purchased by logging onto:

Clue: On Stage
March 25th, 7:30 pm

Based on the popular board game, enjoy this hilarious whodunnit stage adaptation at the Lincoln Center Magnolia Theatre. Which dinner party guest is the guilty one? Could it be Colonel Mustard, or perhaps Mrs. Peacock? What about Mr. Green, Mrs. White, Professor Plum or Miss Scarlet? Follow the clues as the details of this mystery unfold.
Performances will go through April 22nd. Please visit additional show times and ticket purchases.

September, 2022 Calendar

Music on the Lawn: Blues Night
September 2nd, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy this FREE family event with live music on the lawn at the Foothills Mall, located at 215 East Foothills Parkway in Ft. Collins.
Food and beverages will be available as you sway to the beat of local Northern Colorado blues band, Pro Blues Jam.
Music on the Lawn is part of a Summer Concert Series featuring different local bands every Friday night in September.

Walk to End Epilepsy Northern Colorado
September 10th, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado & Wyoming, the Walk to End Epilepsy is a crucial way to raise funds in order to help support programs that provide education and awareness, as well as training and First Aid, for a condition that affects close to 65,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming.
The walk will take place in Fossil Creek Park in Ft. Collins, located at 5821 South Lemay Avenue.

For additional information and registration, please visit this link.

Larimer County Farmers Market
September 17th, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Larimer County Farmers Market was established in 1975 and is now the oldest one in Northern Colorado. Featuring locally grown produce with over 130 vendors, the farmers market is open every Saturday from May to October at the Courthouse located at 200 Oak Street in Old Town Ft. Collins.

Fast & The Furriest 5K
September 17th,

This is a family friendly event and that includes “furry” family members of all shapes and sizes. Participants will receive a race day t-shirt and race day giveaways. There will also be PET AWARDS!
Colorado State University’s (CSU) Veterinary Teaching Hospital will use the proceeds from this event to help save animals with emergency life saving treatments through the Companion Care Fund. This fund helps community members with financial hardships obtain affordable veterinary care for their beloved furry companions.
Location for this race will be at the CSU Oval on Oval Drive in Ft. Collins.

For additional details and registration information, log onto this site

Historic Homes Tour 2022
September 17th, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This exquisite tour will feature five private restored and decorated homes and two historic properties owned by the City of Ft. Collins dating back to 1879, notably Avery House and Waterworks.
Sponsored by the Poudre Landmark Foundation, Meeker Drive and Buckeye, close to the original Water Pik building, will be the featured mid-century Ft. Collins neighborhood for this year’s self guided tour.
Ticket prices range from $25 for advance purchases and $30 on the day of the event.

For additional information and ticket purchase locations, please visit this link.

Fall Equinox Marathon
September 18th, 6:30 am

The course will begin at the Ohana Mountain Ranch with 5 miles of uphill and then continue with 21 miles of downhill leading to a finish in beautiful Poudre Canyon.
Post race celebrations will include food and beverages in the scenic foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains!

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

If you enjoy live music, scrumptious food, shopping at local vendor booths and a huge variety of wine tasting opportunities from over 20 different Colorado wineries, this is definitely the event for you!
Only the 21 and over crowd will be admitted. NO pets allowed.
The festival will be located at NOCO Islands in Ft. Collins, 4171 Kechter Road.

For ticket information click here.

Northern Colorado Stangtoberfest
September 25th, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Mustang Car Club of Colorado is sponsoring this Ford & Mustang Show to benefit Habitat For Humanity. The event will be located in the Biergarten at the Ft. Collins Budweiser Brewery, 2351 Busch Drive.
A goodie bag will be given to the first 150 registered vehicles. Registration cost is $35 by September 14th!

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Dr. Murphy is our Fort Collins Dentist. He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Colorado Dental Association (CDA). Our Fort Collins dental practice is consistently rated as a Top Dentist in 5280 Magazine thanks to Dr. Murphy and his skilled team of dental hygienists.

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