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New West Fest Fort Collins

Bohemian Nights at New West Fest 2017

Bohemian Nights “New West Fest” is returning to Fort Collins! If you’ve never been to this local Fort Collins music festival, you’re in for a treat. Bohemian Nights at New West Fest is a completely FREE, totally awesome, three-day music festival held each year in August.

The 2017 festival will take place Aug. 11, 12 and 13. The annual festival is co-produced by Downtown Fort Collins Business Association and Bohemian Nights and is one of the biggest and best festivals of the year. Entire blocks are dedicated to merchant booths, street performers, delicious food and lots of fun. The festival features 80+ Colorado bands on six stages of entertainment, including headliner performances on the main stage each night; more than 250 specialty, art and food booths; and a family-centered Kids’ Music Adventure and Kids’ World area. This is one music festival you won’t want to miss!

2017 New West Fest Fort Collins


Friday, August 11th: 5pm to 10pm

Saturday, August 12th: 10am to 10pm

Sunday, August 13th: 10am to 7pm


Downtown Fort Collins


Free to the public

Event Details & Lineup

“Bohemian Nights at New West Fest is a free, high-quality music festival that showcases our historic downtown as a premiere destination, shares the power of live music and cultivates artistic culture in Northern Colorado. Over 80 Colorado bands are featured among dozens of food vendors, 150+ art and craft vendors and two different family friendly themed areas: Bohemian Nights Kid Music Adventure and the DBA’s Kid’s World, both located in the Southwest corner of Library Park. The production of this event is a collaboration between the Downtown Fort Collins Business Association & Bohemian Nights.”




For more information on the music lineup, CLICK HERE.

Parking, Transportation & ROAD CLOSURES

Civic Center Parking Structure: $1/hour, first hour free.

Old Town Parking Structure: $1/hour, first hour free – open access from Remington Street.

Oak/Remington Lot: free 2 hour parking – open access from Remington Street.

The MAX Rapid Transit bus line will be operating on Sunday.

Cruiser bikes: available at the front desk.

New West Fest Festival Map

Street Closures

Monday, Aug. 7 – Street closures (4:00 a.m.):

  • Mountain Avenue (between Mathews Street and Jefferson Street)

Thursday, Aug. 10 – Street closures (4:00 a.m.):

  • Mathews Street (Oak Street to Magnolia Street)
  • Olive Street (Remington Street to Peterson Street)
  • Peterson Street (Mountain Avenue to Oak Street)

Friday, Aug. 11 – Street closures (4:00 a.m.):

  • Chestnut Street o Walnut Street (Linden Street to Mountain Avenue)
  • Mountain Avenue (Remington Street to Mathews Street)
  • Mathews Street (Mountain Avenue to Oak Street)
  • Oak Street (Remington Street to Peterson Street)

Street closures (5:00 p.m.):

  • Mountain Avenue (College Avenue to Remington Street)
  • Remington Street (Mountain Avenue to just before parking garage entrance)

Saturday, Aug. 12 – Street closures (4:00 a.m.):

  • Linden Street (Walnut Street to Jefferson Street)
  • Walnut Street (Pine Street to Linden Street)

Sunday, Aug. 13  – No additional street closures


New West Fest

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