Never miss a thing in Northern Colorado! Here is this weekends list of fun events happening in Fort Collins this weekend!
Thursday, July 15
Live Music: Sounds of Summer⎪Max Mackey Band is 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
Summer Concert Series⎪Trent Hughes (Country) will be playing from 6:30-8:30pm. Boardwalk Park, 100 N 5th St, Windsor, CO
Taste of Windsor⎪The Taste of Windsor is an annual rite of summer for Northern Colorado residents, and is the premiere event of the Windsor Summer Concert Series. This 11th Annual Taste of Windsor, Sponsored by McDonald Toyota, showcases a collection of Northern Colorado restaurants, food trucks, caterers and local businesses that add to the “flavor” of the Windsor community. Grab your family and friends, bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy some food, live music and the beer garden! Concert will begin at 6:30pm. Boardwalk Park, 100 N 5th St, Windsor, CO
Music Bingo⎪Introducing Music Bingo! A fun spin on traditional bingo that allows you to jam out to snippets of your favorite songs while playing competitively against other music lovers!It’s free to play with prizes at the end, so don’t miss out! 7-9pm. Cactus Grille Loveland, 119 E 4th St, Loveland, CO
Friday, July 16
Music & Market⎪Their summer concert series is back and better than ever with the addition of the local Makers Market. Grab your lawn chair, blankets and dancing shoes for this FREE, fun, family-friendly community event in the heart of MIDTOWN! Music and Market features local bands and artisans from all over Northern Colorado. Shop the market, sip the suds at the beer garden & enjoy the tunes! 5-9pm. The Foothills Mall Lawn, 215 E Foothills Pkwy, Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Home Show⎪Come get inspired by home improvement ideas! July 16: noon-6pm. July 17: 10am-5pm. July 18: 11am-4pm. The Ranch Events Complex, 5280 Arena Cir, Loveland, CO
Greeley Old Time Farm Show⎪They are gearing up to provide a three-day, fun, educational working farm show in Greeley to help the community learn more about agricultural history hands-on. Visitors can enjoy viewing a priceless collection of incredible antique tractors, implements, and engines on display at the Greeley Old Time Farm Show this July 16-19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The Longs Peak Tractor Club and Centennial Antique Tractor and Engine Club will be bringing many of their old rare collections for the public to admire. Greeley RV Park & Campground, 501 E 27th St, Greeley, CO
Swim-In Movie Theater⎪Forget the drive-in theater, swim-in to Centennial Pool for a movie night. Lounge in the pool while watching the movie Onward. Participants are allowed to bring their own food and snacks however, food needs to stay in the grassy area. Greeley Recreation does NOT allow glass bottles in the facility. Cost: $5 for adults, $4.50 for youth and seniors and $1.50 for children 5 and under. Centennial Pool, 2315 Reservoir Rd, Greeley, CO
NoCoPrideMarch by NoCoSafeSpace⎪Wear your #Pride gear and March through Old Town Fort Collins in demonstration of Visibility for our Community. We’ll chant so our voices are no longer silent and leave a trail of inclusion.
The route will be announced on the day of the #NoCoPrideMarch, for safety. Make a sign to share a message of diversity and equity. Bring a flag to show your identities. Bring your bullhorns and megaphones so we can be heard.
Sign-making supplies near Ben & Jerry’s beginning at 4pm. March instructions at 5:30 and then #SplashNoCo Youth will lead us. Folks living sigh disabilities, please join us in the front to help set our pace. All intersectional identities are welcome here. Families are welcome, all ages can participate. Exact location in link above.
Saturday, July 17
Larimer County Farmers’ Market⎪9am-1pm. Larimer County Courthouse Parking Lot, 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO
Bluegrass Brunch⎪Join for live music from Quickdraw Homegrown music and small plate brunch specials from Fresh Plate Catering. The sun will be shining and we’re going to take full advantage of those gorgeous Rocky Mountain views, not to mention our favorite brunch beverages.
This will be a ticketed event, each ticket will include a small bite brunch buffet, access to the gorgeous rooftop lounge, 1 mimosa and a live musical performance from our favorite bluegrass band. 11am-3pm. Rooftop at Deskchair, 201 E 4th St, Loveland, CO
Couples Paddle Board Workshop⎪Join on Horsetooth Reservoir in Fort Collins, Colorado for a 2-hour workshop this summer for you & your boo! During this workshop you will work with your partner while sharing one stand up paddle (SUP) board to complete activities together while attempting to maintain balance on the water. Each activity will not only challenge your physical stability & collaboration skills, but will also help you to better understand your attachment style in your relationship. No paddle board? No problem! Included in the cost for the workshop is a 2-hour rental of one paddle board, one paddle & two life vests per couple. All you need to bring is a swimsuit, sunscreen & a smile! Horsetooth Reservoir
Outdoor Market and Sale!⎪Over 20 artisans outdoors and whole store sale inside! Earn Market Cash with each purchase for your next visit. 10am-5pm. Vintage Marketplace, 6520 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO
Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Yoga⎪ Enjoy fun, mindful movement on the water. No experience needed. Whether you’re a seasoned paddler, a long time yogi, or an adventurous beginner looking to try something new; mixing paddle boarding and yoga together gives you a whole new respect for balance and a greater awareness of the body. We’ll go over paddle basics before heading out on the water and practicing yoga on a paddle board and having one of the most memorable savasanas ever. Board rental is available if needed. Saturdays at 8:00 am. Boyd Lake State Park swim beach, 3720 N Co Rd 11C, Loveland, CO
Ecology Walk⎪Time spent in nature is never wasted. Learn a bit about local ecology and enjoy a peaceful walk along the Poudre River. Easy, up to 1 mile. Registration Required. Location: Meet at 10am. Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, 408 Mason Ct, Fort Collins, CO
Maxline Brewing Adoption Event: Bark & Brew Adoption Event Series⎪Their next stop in the Bark & Brew Adoption Event Series is Maxline Brewing in Foco! They have partnered with local noco breweries to provide the community with lots of opportunities to meet adoptable pups while enjoying a beer. Join at Maxline to hang out with cute adoptable dogs, drink a beer, and maybe win some raffle prizes! A portion of the beer sales during the event will be donated to Big Bones Canine Rescue.
You must be an approved adopter to adopt a dog on sight. Please visit our website bigbonescaninerescue.com to fill out an application! Noon-4pm. Maxline Brewing, 2724 McClelland Dr #190, Fort Collins, CO
Remembrance Walk – Alliance for Suicide Prevention⎪This year’s ASP Remembrance Walk is going to be an in-person event honoring social distancing and all safety measures.The event is FREE to attend. Come anytime during their event timeframe to walk the 1 mile walk route, partake in remembrance activities and spend time with caring community members. 10am. City Park, 1500 W Mulberry St, Fort Collins, CO
Windsor’s Christmas in July Pool Party⎪Santa is coming to Windsor from 1-6 PM at Chimney Park Pool. Don’t wait six months to visit Santa. Meet at the pool, come cool off with Santa, have your picture taken, play games, enjoy the music, prizes, and more.Admission is $5 per person and can be purchased at Chimney Park Pool, 421 Chimney Park Dr, Windsor, CO
2021 People’s Tiny House Festival⎪10am-4pm on July 17 & 18. The People’s Tiny House Festival expos all facets of simple living including tiny houses, converted vans, converted school buses, container homes, and more. The event also invites vendors from all over the front range of Colorado to come and display their wares and services.
The event also includes:
DIYers from all over the country
Speakers and Panel Discussions
Beer and Spirits
The Ranch Events Complex, 5280 Arena Cir, Loveland, CO
3rd Annual LEGO® Creation Festival⎪Do you love LEGO®? Children, adults, and family categories will be competing to show off their skills for a fun-filled day of LEGO®. In addition, a public building station, LEGO® themed activities and games, and public display of sculptures on the stage. 10:30am-5:30pm. 19 Old Town Square, Fort Collins, CO
Sunday, July 18
Fort Collins Farmer’s Market⎪10am-2pm. 1001 E Harmony Rd, Fort Collins, CO
Crafts Cocktails and Confections⎪11am-noon at 7467 U.S. 34, Loveland, CO
- one cocktail glass of your choosing to learn how to decorate with vintage jewelry, trims, paint, and supplies.
- a full hour class to create and decorate together as we enjoy yummy baked goods provided by Buttermilk Bakery & Pie Shop. (workshop includes delicious strudel to eat or take home)
- a “mocktail” cocktail bar with fresh farm grown trimmings to drink during the class (bring your own booze to make the “mocktail” a real cocktail! (These special mocktails are delicious with or without the booze) :: Mocktails offered as part of the workshop: Blackberry Mint Fizz, Peachy Keen Lemonade, and Strawberry basil spritzer
Songs from the Castle⎪FREE, outdoor event!
An evening of fairy tale favorites from opera and music theater, including selections from Shrek, The Little Mermaid, Into the Woods, Beauty and the Beast and many more! Featuring outstanding singers, bass, percussion and jazz pianist.
Bring a picnic and share beautiful music together at this beautiful, outdoor venue in downtown Loveland. Seating in the amphitheater may be limited, but all the surrounding areas are wide open and within earshot. Social distancing will be required in family groupings. 5pm. Foote Lagoon Amphitheater500 East 3rd StreetLoveland, CO
FoCoMX Drive & Jive: Venture Still⎪If Coldplay and Jack Johnson adopted Portugal the man and Taylor Swift’s child and raised it as their own = Venture Still.
If The Weeknd and John Mayer adopted Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift’s child and raised it as their own = Venture Still.
Chris Carter is a tall man and plays guitar while singing. Elvin Holderfield is a short half-asian man and plays piano. Rob Wiberg has very large hands that he uses to play bass. Together they are friends. Together they are Venture Still. Show starts at noon. Holiday Twin Drive In, 2206 South Overland Trail, Fort Collins, CO
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