Never miss a thing in Northern Colorado! Here is a list of fun things to do near you this weekend! There’s the Front Range Wine Fest, Peach Festival, live music….so many fun events around Fort Collins.
Thursday, August 19
Loveland Summer Concert Series: Bonnie & Taylor Sims⎪Loveland Summer Concerts Presented by the Rialto Theater. Join on Thursday evenings for some summer fun and live music! All concerts are FREE and enjoyable for all ages. Grab the family and enjoy fun kids’ activities including face painting (face painting TBD) as well as many games and activities! 6:30-9pm. Foote Lagoon, 500 E. Third Street, Loveland, CO
Summer Concert Series⎪That Eighties Band (80s) will be playing from 6:30-8:30pm. Boardwalk Park, 100 N 5th St, Windsor, CO
Live Music: Sounds of Summer⎪Pandas and People are playing! Grab a blanket or lawn chair and join on the lawn, next to Mary’s Mountain Cookies, for live music, great shopping and delicious dining throughout the summer! 6:30-8:30pm. Front Range Village Center, 2720 Council Tree Avenue, Fort Collins, CO
Bike in Cinema: Tommy Boy⎪Join for their Bike in Cinema with the showing of Tommy Boy! The show starts at dusk, first-come, first-serve. Tickets are $5 and all proceeds go to Wolverine Farmhouse Publishing. You are welcomed to bring your own chairs and blankets. Kids and furry friends are also welcomed! New Belgium Brewing, 500 Linden St, Fort Collins, CO
Friday, August 20
Midtown Makers Market⎪Join for a new Midtown Fort Collins market this summer at Foothills Mall! Enjoy local artisans & food producers while listening to a concert and sipping a beer from the Gilded Goat Brewery. Grab your lawn chair, blankets and dancing shoes for this FREE, fun, family-friendly community event in the heart of MIDTOWN! 5-8pm. Foothills Mall, Fort Collins, CO
Live Music – Bryce Carlson⎪LIVE MUSIC in their Barrel Room. 6:30PM. First come, First serve! Seats limited! Sweet Heart Winery, 5500 West Highway 34
Rooftop Silent Disco⎪SILENT DISCO ON LOVELAND’S ROOFTOP. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to attend a silent disco? Well wait no longer, desk chair workspace is giving you the opportunity! What is a Silent Disco?
Think large headphones. Everyone is wearing them. There’s no sound… Unless you’ve got headphones on. Then you’re in the party! Each DJ channel is a different color and you’ll know who’s listening to what by the color their headphones. You can change stations at the click of a button and adjust the volume level, too. It’s a quiet dance party.
Each ticket will include a set of head phones to the party and one drink of your choice! 6-10pm. Desk Chair, 201 E 4th St, Loveland, CO
Saturday, August 21
Larimer County Farmers’ Market⎪9am-1pm. Larimer County Courthouse Parking Lot, 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO
Park Yoga at Spring Park!⎪Join every Saturday for Park Yoga at Spring Park located in Midtown Fort Collins! Their yoga classes are open to all levels, donation based and vinyasa style.T he class meets just south of the fire station past the parking lot in the shady area. Please bring your own mat and water. They will be asking attendees to set up 6′ distancing from those outside of their party. Let’s yoga! 10am-11am. Spring Park, Fort Collins, CO
Kids Vision Day at the Park⎪The Loveland Lions Club will be hosting a fun day in North Lake Park next to the Buckhorn Northern Railroad. There will be games for children. In addition, the Club will be providing KidSight Vision Screening for children 4 -7 years of age. 11am-3pm. North Lake Park, 2750 N. Taft Avenue Loveland, CO
Dog Day of Summer⎪Dog Day of Summer is a fun interactive event for dogs and their owners to learn where and how to recreate responsibly outdoors, with agility and parkour elements to try out, local trainers, groomers and vendors offering info and giveaways, and a K9 officer dog demo at 7pm. Other activities include a Find-the-Dogs scavenger hunt and a photo op area for dogs and people. Floridarado Food Truck will be on site too, for a picnic with your pooch! The event will be at Namaqua Park, along the shady banks of the Big Thompson River. Free, drop-in event from 6-8pm. Namaqua Park, 730 N County Road 19E , Loveland, CO
Live Music⎪6 pm Lavender Jones followed at 7 pm with Hand Turkey.
Lavender Jones is a hearty stew of blues, jazz, soul, and funk. Obtuse and groovy, we grease the people’s knees to release their booties.
Hand Turkey has one goal as a band: to create a pocket so deep that the whole world is pulled in by the gravity of our soulful grooves. The Lyric, 1209 N College Ave., Fort Collins, CO
Snowbank Brewing 7th Anniversary Party! ⎪Food truck, lawn games, and prizes! Noon-9 pm. Snowbank Brewing, 225 N Lemay Ave #1, Fort Collins, CO
Poudre RiverFest – Mini-Celebration⎪Join at New Belgium Brewing for a day of education, restoration and celebration of the Poudre River! There will be live music from Liz Barnez and Lois and the Lantern, exhibitor booths, interactive games, food trucks, tasty beer and more! You can also learn about river restoration projects being led by local non-profits and sign up to volunteer. Starts at 1pm. New Belgium Brewing, 500 Linden St, Fort Collins, CO
2021 Front Range Wine Festival⎪The Front Range Wine Festival – Windsor will feature Colorado produced wine, cider and mead, as well as, retail vendors, food vendors and live entertainment in a beautiful park! 11am-5pm. Main Park, 300 Locust St. Windsor, CO
Fort Collins Peach Festival⎪The Fort Collins Peach Festival is back at a new location. They’ll be at the Holiday Twin Drive-In this year with 3 amazing bands and a variety of food and vendors for you to enjoy! Tickets are limited so get yours soon!Opening band: 6:00 to 7:00: Wild Blues YonderSecond band: 7:30 to 8:30: MA with John Magnie and Steve Amedee of The Subdudes. Headliner: 9:00 to 11:00: Head For The Hills
This event will be FM transmission only. No PA system or bluetooth. Get ready to hear the sounds of the amazing bands through your car radio! If you have a good portable radio, bring it along! It’ll add to the experience! Holiday Twin Drive In, 2206 South Overland Trail, Fort Collins, CO
Well Gulch Bat Blitz Hike⎪This is a moderate family friendly 1.5-mile hike with a 400ft gain of elevation. Meet at Well Gulch Trailhead. Closed-toe shoes, water bottle, and flashlight/head lamp are required (red filter preferred). All programs are free but participants must have a valid state park pass. Capacity is limited, so please call the Visitor Center at (970) 493-1623. 8:30-10:30pm. Lory State Park, 708 Lodgepole Dr, Bellvue, CO
Sunday, August 22
Fort Collins Farmer’s Market⎪10am-2pm. 1001 E Harmony Rd, Fort Collins, CO
Loveland Farmers Market⎪9am-1pm. Voted one of the 10 best farmers markets in the state of Colorado! Fairgrounds Park, 700 S Railroad Ave, Loveland, CO
Puppy Meet & Greet⎪Puppy Meet & Greet’s are BACK!!Need a relaxing Sunday!?Stop by Maxline to support Bounce Animal Rescue, an amazing foster based rescue! Have a beer and hold/play with puppies from Bounce Animal Rescue! This event is free and open to the public but we encourage you to donate to Bounce Animal Rescue and enjoy a beer from Maxline! Masks are not required for fully vaccinated people but they do highly suggest wearing a mask if you are not fully vaccinated! 11:30am-1pm. Maxline Brewing, 2724 McClelland Dr #190, Fort Collins, CO
FoCoMX Drive & Jive – 12 Cents for Marvin and The Swashbuckling Doctors⎪The Swashbuckling Doctors are a ska group that was started in late 2010. They appeal to almost all age groups and we fly magical unicorns through space while wielding light up swords. We fight all that is terrible music and help those in need with our benefit concerts of macho-ness. We just eat, sleep, play ska, and go on late night grocery store runs. Noon. Holiday Twin Drive In, 2206 South Overland Trail, Fort Collins, CO
Fainting Goat Yoga⎪Their classes are with baby fainting goats! They are super social and love to interact with you! The classes are open to all-levels so whether you are a beginner yogi or a well practiced yogi you will have so much fun in their classes. During class we guide you through an all-levels practice while the goats roam throughout the yoga class area to interact and socialize. 4pm. Barnyard Buddies, LLC., 3650 North Co Road 3, Loveland, CO
Kite Festival⎪This FREE event is open to all ages of the public and will include live entertainment, interactive programs, kite design and flying workshops, professional demonstrations, and a variety of activities to inspire all generations. Additionally, the first 300 kids will receive a free kite! They also encourage you to bring your own kite. Let’s light up our beautiful Colorado sky! 10am-3pm. Loveland Sports Park, 950 N Boyd Lake Avenue Loveland, CO