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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!
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!
Tuesdays through September 15, 2021 | 5:30PM – Dusk
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
August 13-15th, 2021
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.
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.
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:
Looking for more things to do during your summer visit? Check out some more of our summer-related posts: