Never miss a thing in Northern Colorado! Here is a list of fun things to do near you this weekend!
Thursday, July 29
Loveland Summer Concert Series: Colorado Swing ⎪6:30-9pm. 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 pm – Kids’ Activities & Food Trucks (food trucks are TBD)
7:00 pm – Concert
8:00 pm – Intermission
9:00 pm – Concert Ends
Foote Lagoon Ampitheatre, Loveland CO
Summer Concert Series⎪Patrick Sweany (Blues) will be playing from 6:30-8:30pm. Boardwalk Park, 100 N 5th St, Windsor, CO
Pack the Park⎪Residents are encouraged to come out to Boardwalk Park from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to enjoy food trucks, view the competition between cornhole leagues, and watch a live concert beginning at 6:30 p.m. At 6 p.m., winners of the social media campaign #OurParksAndRecreationStory will be randomly selected and announced. As part of the celebration for Parks and Recreation Month, the Town of Windsor highlighted its staff and encouraged its social media audience to share their story on their social media. Boardwalk Park, 100 North 5th Street, Windsor, CO
Trivia⎪So you think you’re smarter than everyone else? Here’s your chance to prove it! We will be hosting weekly trivia Thursdays at 7:00. Grab your smartest friends and compete for some weekly prizes! Patio and taproom seating available, a phone/tablet/laptop is required. Trivia is subject to be canceled due to changes in weather. Please call the brewery and check if the weather is crazy! Intersect Brewing, 2160 W Drake Road, Suite A-1, Fort Collins, CO
Live Music: Sounds of Summer⎪Many Mountains 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
Friday, July 30
SnowyGrass Music Festival⎪Musical performances begin at 11 a.m. Gate at 10:45, Friday kicks off with a no cover show on the Backyard Stage at Snowy Peaks Winery at 4:00 p.m. with: The Jamesons DuoPresented by Visit Estes Park, Snowy Peaks Winery and in partnership with Ziggy’s Coffee of Estes Park, Colorado Bluegrass Music Society, and many other great sponsors. Local food trucks and other vendors will be on hand. Please bring low-back chairs, and prepare for rain or sun. Be prepared for wearing your face covering upon entry and when moving about the festival. Baldwin Park, at 271 Ivy Street, Estes Park, CO
Live Music: THE SWASHBUCKLING DOCTORS & THE FISTS⎪That’s right it’s a ska show!
5 pm doors
6 pm Fists of the Proletariat
7:15 pm The Swashbuckling Doctors
$10/free for members
Come skank your sandles off at the Lyric then stick around for Labrynth on the outdoor screen! The Lyric, 1209 N College Ave, Fort Collins, CO
Comedy Costume Party⎪Join for a Comedy Costume Party, where you get in for half price if you’re dressed up as anybody named Joe. If you want to make sure you get your spot, purchase the ticket online and the Lyric will give you a $5 concession credit if you’re in costume. No, it does not count if you aren’t dressed up but your real name is Joe. In addition to the many Joe’s that will be in attendance, the comedic entertainment will be top notch and performed by the best talent in Colorado.
The show is hosted by comedian and internet troll Ben Palmer.
Ben first gained notoriety by posing a customer service representative on corporate Facebook pages. He has a cult-like following of 1.6 million followers on TikTok. The Lyric, 1209 N College Ave, Fort Collins, CO
Movie Night in the Park⎪The Town will be hosting a Movie Night. Join us for a free screening of Raya and the Last Dragon at Timnath Community Park. There will be pre-show family activities and dessert trucks: A-Maize’N Kettle Corn, and Revolution Pops and Gelato. The event will start at 7:30 p.m, and the movie will begin at sundown. Bring your blankets and come on out for family fun! Timnath Community Park, 5500 Summerfields Pkwy, Timnath, CO
Saturday, July 31
Larimer County Farmers’ Market⎪9am-1pm. Larimer County Courthouse Parking Lot, 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO
Imaginate!⎪Imaginate! Is a one-day “mini-festival”! The vision is a celebrative multi-cultural event that will feature a variety of Colorado music, art, and participatory elements that will be fun for the whole family! Imaginate! is presented by Blues Behind Bars. 11am-9:30pm. Library Park, 207 Peterson Street, Fort Collins, CO
One Sweet Summer – Sessions: Bluegrass & Brews Festival⎪ 12-8pm. New this year, we’ll host a unique, all-day festival, featuring live music from a variety of bluegrass acts, session beers from downtown craft breweries, a fiddle contest and more!
BIG HOORAY BLUEGRASS: 12-1:30pm
WHITEWATER RAMBLE: 6-8pm
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Free parking is available on site in The Foundry Parking Garage (Enter on 2nd Street from Lincoln Ave. or Cleveland Ave.) The Foundry Plaza, Loveland, CO
Larimer County Fair Parade 2021⎪Come out for the Larimer County Fair parade beginning at 9:30 am. The theme is “Better Together.” Downtown Loveland
Park Yoga⎪Outdoor yoga in the park in Midtown Fort Collins! Join from 10-11am for park yoga with the beautiful scenery of Spring Park conveniently located off Spring Creek Bike Trail. This park yoga is donation based, open to all levels (and ages) and vinyasa style. They recommend at least $8 per person to pay for the certified instructors time. Please bring your own mat and water. Spring Park, 2100 Matthews Street, Fort Collins, CO
Maxline Brewing Comedy Showcase⎪Join for a free comedy night at 8:00pm, with headliner Ray Porter.Also featuring: Will Loden, Charley McMullen, Stef Bright and guest host, Pat Macholl. Maxline Brewing, 2724 McClelland Dr #190, Fort Collins, CO
Sunday, August 1
Fort Collins Farmer’s Market⎪10am-2pm. 1001 E Harmony Rd, Fort Collins, CO
Jewelry Making⎪ 1:30-3pm. Come make some unique, one-of-a-kind jewelry with the help of Fort Collins artists Carolyn Snyder, owner of Pour Decor, and Sarah Sypian. Stop by Loveland Aleworks for a beer and make a fun, new piece of jewelry for yourself or as a gift for someone else! Pick from different colors and designs, as well as jewelry/accessory pieces like earrings, rings, pendants, bracelets, keychains, and purse/bag hooks. Ticket cost is $26 for the materials and a beer or beverage of your choice! Any additional jewelry pieces can be made for the cost of $13. Each ticket/piece of jewelry you create gives you a chance to win the painting created during the live demonstration of acrylic pouring! This is a kid/family friendly event. This is a mess-free activity (no painting involved).Loveland Aleworks, 118 W 4th St, Loveland, CO
Colors of the Community Cocktails: A Celebration of Art and the Environment⎪We are delighted to invite you to an evening filled with art, music and appreciation of the beauty and diversity of our community and our planet. Your ticket ($50) includes: Refreshing cocktails, beer and wine. Delicious appetizers. Live music. Join from 5:00-7:00pm as we raise funds for Trees, Water & People and our partners in Tribal Lands and Central America. Tenney Court Alley off West Mountain Avenue (Between North Mason Street and North College Ave), Fort Collins CO
FoCoMX Drive and Jive: The Burroughs and Cast Iron Queens with 2MX2⎪Join us Sundays at the historic Holiday Twin Drive-In for an epic summer of fun. Once the sun goes down the stage heats up as we take over the Drive-In for a night of SOUL.Tickets are $12 in advance/ $10 for students / Kids under 10 free. The Burroughs – Steeped in classic soul standards and outfitted with modern flair, The Burroughs are a nine-piece band with a powerhouse sound that has been electrifying audiences across Colorado and beyond. Since 2013, the band has lit up stages with their trademark brand of “Sweaty Soul Music,” quickly earning their rightful place as one of the best live bands in the region. Holiday Twin Drive In, 2206 South Overland Trail, Fort Collins, CO
Whiskey & Cheese Walking Tour⎪Join for a light and fun Sunday evening occasion. First on our tour we’ll begin at The Reserve – Old Elk Distillery for education about whiskey and a few sips! Immediately followed by a short walk over to The Welsh Rabbit Bistro we’ll pair a few cheeses and Old Elk libations! Starts at 5:30pm.
Larimer County Fair starts August 6. Get all the details here!
Check out some gorgeous hikes around Fort Collins!