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We’re Happy To Announce The Return Of Some Of Our Favorite Fort Collins Events!

Fort Collins has experienced a lot of changes over the past year, including the cancellation or postponement of many popular attractions and events. We’re happy to announce, however, that the City has been working hard to reschedule these activities quickly and safely, and we now have a complete list of the major events still happening this year!

Fort Collins 2021 Summer Event List

The Larimer County Farmers Market

Saturdays, May 22 – October 30th, 2021 | 9AM – 1PM

Larimer County Courthouse Parking Lot

200 W. Oak Street

Whether you’re looking to sample some local produce, pick up groceries for the week, or just browse the local marketplace, the Larimer County Farmers Market is the place to be. This local market is located right downtown and features many talented local makers and artisans. Find yourself sampling local honey, enjoying handmade soaps, and biting into fresh produce all in one place. See the full map of 2021 vendors here!

Fort Collins Food Truck Rally

Tuesdays through September 15, 2021 | 5:30PM – Dusk

Sheldon Drive in City Park

Come support small businesses in this fun and delicious Tuesday evening event! Family and pet-friendly, there is plenty of amazing food & drink as well as live music and more. Grab one of our complimentary bikes and make the pedal over to City Park for an evening to remember.

Taste of FoCo

July 24th & 25th, 2021

Wash Park 301 Maple Street

Music fans unite at this two-day event produced by Townsquare Media! This year’s lineup includes headliners Nelly and the Spin Doctors. Weekend passes have already sold out quickly, but keep an eye on the website for additional ticket information!

Lego Festival

July 17th, 2021  |  10AM – 5PM

Old Town Square

Whether you’ve been creating with legos for just a few years or your entire life, this festival is definitely a must-see! Produced by the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), this event allows guests the opportunity to craft the ultimate lego masterpiece (or cheer on your favorite builder as a spectator) and is one of our favorite events of the year. To sign up as a creator or get more information on dates and times, visit the DDA’s website.

Fort Collins Marketplace Carshow

July 31st, 2021 | 10AM – 2PM

College and Horsetooth

Got a car-lover in the family? Head down to the Fort Collins Marketplace Carshow this year and enjoy a full day of hot rods, custom cars and models of all shapes and sizes. This is a free, family-friendly event with food and drink for purchase, prizes, and more. See their Facebook event page here for more info.

Wine Fest Fort Collins

August 6th, 2021

General Admission: 7PM to 10PM

VIP Admission: 6PM to 7PM, Valid until 10PM

The Hilton Fort Collins

Enjoy a night out with someone special at the Fort Collins Wine Fest. This fancy tasting is the primary fundraising event for Diables Resource Services and features

500+ wines from over 150 Colorado wineries. Purchase VIP advanced tickets here for the full experience, or get your general admission tickets for a great date-night option.

Bohemian Night’s New West Fest

August 13-15th, 2021

Downtown Square

New West Fest is perhaps the most popular tourist and locals event of the year, and the Bohemian Night’s Foundation is working hard to tentatively plan an event for early fall. For more information about the current status of New West Fest, visit their website.

Live at The Gardens Summer Concert Series: Fort Collins Symphony

Saturday, August 21st, 2021 | 4PM – 8PM

2145 Center Ave

The Gardens at Spring Creek are hosting a wide range of awesome concerts this year, and we’re very excited to attend the Fort Collins Symphony’s concert on August 21st. This local symphony is run by Wes Kenny of Colorado State University and  To see a full list of other concerts on their roster, or to purchase tickets, visit out their website.

Events Cancelled This Year

Although a lot of our favorite events have been rescheduled for this year, there are a few that have been postponed for 2021. If you’re looking for info on these events, feel free to browse their websites here:

Fort Collins Peach Festival

Colorado Brewers Festival

Fort Collins Old Town Car Show

Noontime Notes Concert Series

Other Things to Do in Fort Collins This Year

Looking for more things to do during your summer visit? Check out some more of our summer-related posts:

5 Best Things To Do In Fort Collins This Summer

Best Things To Do At Horsetooth Reservoir This Summer

The Best Patios In Fort Collins To Enjoy A Summer Brew