Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest

Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest is a free, three-day music festival held each August in historic downtown Fort Collins. The 2017 festival will take place Aug. 11, 12 and 13. The annual festival is co-produced by Downtown Fort Collins Business Association and Bohemian Nights. This free community music festival features 80+ Colorado bands, including headliner performances at the main stage on Friday, Saturday and Sunday; six stages of entertainment; more than 250 specialty, art and food booths; and a family-centered Kids’ Music Adventure and Kids’ World area. 

When: August 11th, 12th & 13th

Event Hours:

Friday: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: Downtown Fort Collins

Price: Free to the public


Please stay tuned for the 2017 music line-up, which will be released in the Summer of 2017. 

Check out the wonderful line-up we had in 2016 below! 

2016 Downtown Fort Collins Kids World Stage Line-Up

Saturday, August 13 

11:30am: Karate West Demo Team (Choreographic Martial Arts)

12:30pm: Cheer and Dance Connection (Cheer Chants, Choreography, Jumps and Tumbling)

1:30pm: The Great Loudini Magic Show (Magic Performance)

2:30pm: Northern Colorado Elite (Cheer and Tumbling Teams)

3:30pm: Ripple Effects Martial Arts (Martial Arts Demonstration)

Sunday, August 14th

11:30am: ATA Family Martial Arts (Martial Arts Demonstration)

12:30pm: El Badree Belly Dance Troupe

1:30pm: 6k Gymnastics (Tumbling Demonstrations)

2:30pm: Mountain Kids (High Energy Tumbling Exhibition)

3:30pm: FALE African Drum and Dance (Traditional African  Dance Troupe)



Interested in volunteering for this event? Follow this link to view current volunteer opportunities!

New to volunteering wtih the DBA? Follow this link to create an account!

Interested in becoming a vendor? Follow this link for more information!

Interested in being a food vendor? Click here to fill out the 2017 Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest Food Vendor application.

 *Please note that we have eliminated festival bucks! Food vendors will be allowed to use cash or credit card to collect payments, as well as sell non-alcoholic beverages. Because of this change, the Downtown Business Association will not be collecting any commissions off of sales. 

Interested in being a non-food vendor? Click here to fill out the 2017 Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest Non-Food Vendor application. 

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