Never miss a thing in Northern Colorado! Here is your list of fun events around Fort Collins this weekend!
Thursday, November 18
Tour de Turkey Fort Collins⎪Join the Food Bank for Larimer County and New Belgium Brewing for a turkey drive unlike any other. This year, with two locations—a turkey drive in Fort Collins and a turkey drive in Loveland—there’s something for everyone. New Belgium Brewing is helping to make donating a turkey ridiculously fun and safe this year with giveaways, prize packages and a Tour de Fat-inspired turkey slide in Fort Collins. All the fun happens Thursday, November 18, from 6 am-6 pm. So grab a frozen turkey and head to the Tour de Turkey to help make a difference this holiday season! Old Kmart parking lot, 2535 S College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO
Socks, Hats, and Gloves Collection Event⎪Please join Homeward Alliance and The Draft Solution to collect Socks, Hats, and Gloves for those struggling within our community. 6-8pm. Gilded Goat Brewing Company, 3500 S College Ave #194, Fort Collins, CO
Winter Wonderlights⎪Winter Wonderlights™ returns for the 2021 holiday season from Saturday, November 13, 2021 through Sunday, January 2, 2022 at the Chapungu Sculpture Park at Centerra in Loveland, Colorado just east of the Promenade Shops retail center at U.S. Hwy. 34 and I-25. Each night, visitors can walk through the beautiful park.
Friday, November 19
Applewood Arts Festival⎪ Over 120 artisans including fine art, handmade treasures, take-home foods, clothing, vintage, and more. Two $100 cash drawings! Santa will be joining on Friday and Saturday. The Ranch Events Complex, 5280 Arena Cir, Loveland, CO
Santa Quest ⎪The Downtown Santas Quest tradition continues! Starting on Friday, November 19, families are encouraged to explore Downtown on a quest to find the names of Santa Claus figurines cleverly hidden in storefront windows of participating businesses. This family-friendly scavenger hunt is free, easy, and safe! Come Downtown between November 19 – December 19 and join the quest for a chance to win Downtown Fort Collins Gift Cards redeemable at over 150 local, independently owned businesses in Old Town.
Fort Collins Foodie Walk⎪The Fort Collins Foodie Walk features Downtown’s finest culinary shops, as they stay open late on the 3rd Friday of each month for interactive showcases, seasonal flavors, and exciting taste experiences!
Who is a foodie? Foodies are people who simply love food for consumption, study, preparation, and recreation. Foodies wish to learn everything about food, the best and the ordinary, and take in the science, industry, history, and characters surrounding food. Culinary shops in Downtown Fort Collins focus on unique quality ingredients, locally sourced and organic produce in their shops.
The Fort Collins Foodie Walk offers a way for people to explore and enjoy the world of food, drink, and spices! 5-8pm. Old Town Fort Collins, CO
Downtown Festival of Lights⎪A hometown tradition, the Festival of Lights signature event draws local crowds into Downtown Loveland for the debut of holiday lighting along 4th Street. Celebrate the holiday season with live music and entertainment, a tree lighting ceremony, holiday market, carriage rides, Santa and more! 5-8pm. 119 E 4th St, Loveland, CO
Light the Lagoon⎪Light the Lagoon combines holiday lighting with art. It
kicks off at 5:30 pm with the grand unveiling of original installations by three featured artists. The Loveland Public Library will again offer ‘StoryWalk,’ which gives the whole family a reason to walk the entire length of the lagoon, reading and taking in all the holiday splendor. Civic Center Foote Lagoon, 500 E. Third Street, Loveland, CO
Comedy Night⎪Join for “The Grapes of Laughs” Comedy Night featuring Matt Cobos and Patrick Richardson! Come at 6:30pm for a free taco dinner! Comedy starts at 7pm. Lirano Wine Bar, 3600 Mitchell Dr #5b, Fort Collins, CO
Saturday, November 20
Winter Farmers Market⎪Join as they kick off the 15th year of the Winter Farmers Market featuring locally-made and grown produce, meat, eggs, packaged food of all types, beauty products, jewelry, art, crafts and so much more! 10am-2pm. Foothills Mall, 215 E Foothills Pkwy, Fort Collins, CO
Pure Barre Pop Up Class⎪Enjoy a pop-up barre class at Odell Brewery and Winery and join after for one of their delicious beverages! Event ticket price is $25 (includes 1 drink), 50 Minute Pure Barre Classic class, followed by drinks and connection at the Odell Brewery & OBC Winery. 50% of the proceeds will be going to WomenGive – United way of Larimer County, as a part of our Pure Gives campaign. 10am-noon. Odell Brewing Company, 800 E Lincoln Ave, Fort Collins, CO
Fall Fest & Craft Show⎪Join for Fall Fest in Margarita Alley! There will be a holiday craft show from noon-4:00pm with local vendors. This is a great opportunity to support local and get a head start on your Christmas gifts. Downtown Loveland, CO
Ugly Sweater Wine Walk⎪The Windsor Area Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Windsor Downtown Development Authority to host a Ugly Sweater Wine Walk. 22 Participating businesses will host and the Chamber will supply the business with fine wines from all over the Western United States.The businesses are responsible for preparing delicious appetizers that complement their wine selection. Each participant will receive a custom printed wine glass, map of participating businesses and 10 tasting tickets. 5-8pm. 500 Main St, Windsor, CO
Sunday, November 21
Holiday DIY Succulent Teacups⎪Tea and succulents, a perfect combo! Plant a vintage teacup with an assortment of the sweetest succulents and then top it off with decorative pebbles and mosses. Teacup, plants, holiday decoration and instruction included. $25. *Online registration required. 11am. Gulley Greenhouse, 6029 S Shields St, Fort Collins, CO
Felted Santa Wool Class⎪Share your holiday spirit as you create a Santa from wool roving. Perfect for holiday décor or gift giving. This is a great beginner class, but is also a good opportunity for intermediate students to learn new techniques. All supplies included. 1-3pm. Blue Moose Art Gallery, 4032 S. College Avenue, Suite #A3, Fort Collins, CO
Improv Night with The Comedy Brewers! ⎪Have some drinks and make up a show at Improv Night With The Comedy Brewers at The Comedy Fort! Brewed in Fort Collins Colorado in 2013, this bold improv pack is at the top of its craft. Similar in style to “Whose Line is it Anyway,” the Comedy Brewers put on a high-octane improv comedy show where each performance is unique and made up on the spot from audience suggestions. Featuring Fort Collins’ most seasoned improv comedians, it’s a fast, hysterical, and highly interactive show that has been proven to be the most fun allowed by Colorado law. 7:30-9pm. The Comedy Fort, 167 N College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO
Need to get out an enjoy some fresh air? Check out some favorite hikes in the area!