What to Do in Downtown Fort Collins

A list of 101 different things to see, do, and taste!

Visit the Downtown Square

Taste the home-made pies at Ginger & Baker

Take a special brewery tour at New Belgium

Enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail with live Jazz at Ace Gillett’s

Hang with the locals at Mugs Coffee Lounge

Get artsy at the Museum of Art

Have smashed avocado benny at Snooze

Visit Oreo the famous hotel cat, at The Armstrong

Bike, run or walk along the Poudre River Trail

Try the flavor of the day at Walrus Ice Cream

Make it a night of entertainment at the Lincoln Center

Enjoy a salted honey donut at FoCo DoCo

Create a summer memory at the Holiday Twin Drive-In

Play the marble run at Clothes Pony & Dandelion Toys

Take your pup and sit out on the Odell Brewing patio

Buy a dinosaur tooth at Nature’s Own

Try the tornado simulation at the Museum of Discovery

Have a picnic under the 100 year old trees in Library Park

Order off the Burger board at Choice City Butcher & Deli

Hike to Horsetooth Rock for amazing views

Take a selfie at the Elm tree lined Oval at CSU

Ride the historic Trolley “Birney Car 21” to City Park

Indulge in hand-rolled truffles at Nuance Chocolate

Paddle board on the Horsetooth Reservoir

Relax with a massage at Amara Massage

Get a custom-made bamboo bike by Boo Bicycles

Enjoy a show at the Aggie Theater

Find anything cooking inspired at The Cupboard

See history at the Bee Family Centennial Farm

Join the First Friday Art Walk and see local artisans

Enjoy a vegetarian experience at 415

Choose your favorite slide at City Park Swimming Pool

Try a Dragon latte at the Butterfly Café

Walk with Prairie dogs at Prairie Dog Meadow Natural Preserve

Treat yourself to a date night and theater at Bas Bleu

Visit history at Auntie Stone’s Cabin in Library Park

Be entertained at the Enigma Escape Rooms

Try herbal remedies at Golden Poppy Herbal Apothecary

Have an adult milkshake at Union Bar & Soda Fountain

Meet the animals at Lee Martinez Farm

Explore the shop of wonder at Swampgas & Gossamer

Pick up a garden goat sculpture at Wadoo

Be a kid again at Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop

Learn old fashion printing at Wolverine Farm Letterpress

Get some local goodies from the Fort Collins Food Co-op

Shop for a good cause at Brand Spanking Used

Get your bike ready for Spring at Brave New Wheel

Try the Dr. Feel Good juice at The Bean Cycle

Eat a beef & bacon burger at Big Al’s Burgers & Dogs

Go White Water Rafting with Rocky Mountain Adventures

Delight in a famous cinnamon roll at Silver Grill Café

Stroll through 1,000’s of flowers at the CSU Trial Gardens

Buy a gift for that special someone at White Balcony

Share some Mary’s Mountain Cookies

Go golfing at the City Nine Golf Course

Enjoy some beignots at Lucile’s Creole Café

Relish a pint of Sad Panda at Horse & Dragon Brewing Company

Play pinball at Pinball Jones Arcade

Gear up for a serious bike around Rist Canyon

Smell the flowers at Paul Wood Florist

Drive the scenic & historic byways of Colorado Highway 14

Enjoy a Tuesday night food truck rally in City Park

Have dinner and a movie at The Lyric Cinema

Shop for all things Colorado at Alpine Arts

See the Andy Warhol Campbells Soup Can Statue at CSU

Visit Annie the Railroad Dog’s statue at Library Park

Take a carriage ride through Old Town

Create your own bitters at Old Town Spice Shop

Support local farmers at the Old Town Farmer’s Market

Check out the vinyl and stereo collection at Little Horse Vintage

Sip Colorado’s best margarita at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant

Race Go-Karts at Fort Fun with the family

Stop in and see the historic 1879 Avery House

Roller skate while the DJ spins at Rollerland Skate Center

Let your dog run at Spring Canyon Dog Park

Eat a specialty caramel apple at Kilwin’s Chocolates

Get a vintage concert t-shirt at Ragstock

Dig up something fun at the Perrennial Gardener

Take a Bike & Brewery Tour for the afternoon

Savor the sunset by dining al fresco at The Kitchen

Learn the art of tea at Happy Lucky’s Teahouse

Have a fierce game of laser tag at Chipper’s Lanes

Make some new friends at Everyday Joe’s Coffee House

Watch a CSU football game at Canvas Stadium

Go for a Colorado steak dinner at Charco Broiler

Play a game of pool at Coopersmith’s Pub & Brewing

Honor our armed forces at the Veteran’s Plaza

Enjoy a vegetarian or vegan dinner at Tasty Harmony

Sample from over 1,800 whiskeys at The Whiskey

Breakfast at Waffle Lab for a Belgian-style Liege waffle

Visit Tap and Handle voted Draft Magazine’s top 100 beer bars

Find a treasure or trinket at Walnut Creek

Shop at the local, independent Old Firehouse Bookstore

Enjoy a sweet made from scratch at Little Bird Bakeshop

Go for Trivia Night at the Pour Brother’s Community Tavern

Sit out on the patio with friends at Equinox Brewing

Sample some house-made cider at Scrumpy’s Cider Bar & Pub

Find your inner musician and join an event at the Music District

Sit and watch the trains criss-crossing the country

Take a Fort Collins ghost tour

Practice your climbing skills at Ascent Studio

Take our list on your adventures!