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Celebrate your graduate at any age and every stage! Make your celebration special and enjoy everything Downtown Fort Collins has to offer. See all the businesses below that are here to help you celebrate life’s milestones!

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Ben & Jerry’s

Ben & Jerry's

We love to party! Try Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream catering to celebrate your graduate! 10% off for graduation parties booked before May 15, 2022.

Website Ice Cream Catering

Address

1 Old Town Square, Suite 104B
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 407-0899


 

Bistro Nautile

Celebrate your graduate’s GIANT accomplishment with a meal as fancy as their new degree! Join us at Bistro Nautile, a CSU graduate-run restaurant, for cocktails, a la carte options, and entrees designed especially with our graduates in mind. Graduation specials will be available Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14 from 4 – 9 pm. Consider joining us and make your reservations today!

Graduation Weekend Specials

Website

Address

150 W. Oak St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 224-1188


 

CopperMuse Distillery

We can’t wait to celebrate CSU Grads! We are owned and operated by TWO CSU Alumni. We will have our gift baskets available for purchase: the perfect gift for your graduate! We will also have a cocktail special all weekend long so you can cheers together. Our production space is also the ideal space for Graduation Parties and celebrations! Cheers to you, CSU!

Website Online Store

Address

244 N. College Ave., Suite 105
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 999-6016


 

crooked stave artisan beer project

Come celebrate your graduation at the Crooked Stave Taproom! We offer private and semi-private event space and would love to help you plan your special event! Call us at the taproom or checkout our website for details.

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Address

225 Pine St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 999-5856


 

ginger and bakerGinger and Baker

We’re proud to have been voted “Best Restaurant to Take Your Parents” in the Best of CSU 2021 poll; we love welcoming CSU students and their families!

During grad season, we have reservations available in The Cache for parties large and small.  In the Café, reservations are available for parties of seven or more. Give us a call at (970) 223-7437. In the Market and Coffeeshop, grab a coffee and a freshly baked pastry or pie and browse our selection of grad gifts and CSU swag. Go Rams!

Website Online Store

Address

359 Linden St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 223-7437


 

mugs fort collins

Mugs Logo

Mugs Fort Collins has gift cards, retail mugs, water bottles, and branded clothing. Mugs offers breakfast and lunch, as well as coffee, non-coffee, and adult beverages so gift cards are an all around treat!

If you’re looking for a space to hold your next event, Mugs Fort Collins also offers private event services (see website for details).

Website Order Online

Address

261 S. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 472-6847


 

old town Churn

Get the perfect graduation gift to send your student off in style! Old Town Churn offers a selection of super-soft baseball tees, ringer tees and fleece, plus signature trucker hats that will remind them there is no place like (FoCo) home! Items range from $20-$40. Gift cards are available in any denomination, too!

Website

Address

234 N. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 689-3843


 

philippe french bistro & bakery

Philippe Bistro & Bakery is serving brunch 9 am – 2 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Every Sunday night for dinner, Philippe Bistro serves a single* French-regional dish that is not found on our daily menus.

Follow Facebook, Instagram, or the menus page on PhilippeFrenchBistro.com to see Sunday’s Plat du Chef. *The full dinner menu is not available Sunday nights.

Website

Address

133 S. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 631-8482


 

silver grill Cafe

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Silver Grill Cafe is Northern Colorado’s oldest restaurant (since 1933) and a longtime tradition for grads & families. Come enjoy our famous cinnamon rolls, flavorful breakfasts, graduation specials, popular Bloody Mary’s, and fresh-squeezed OJ.

Esquire Magazine named us “America’s Best Breakfast.” Gift cards, Silver Grill mugs, and cinnamon rolls make nice gifts too! For large Cinnamon Roll orders, please call 24 hours ahead. ConGRADulations!

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Address

218 Walnut St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 484-4656


 

the armstrong hotel/Ace Café

Celebrate your special Grad with brunch on the patio at Ace Café!

Website

Address

259 S. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 484-3883


 

The Crooked Cup

Graduates and teachers alike need to be fueled by caffeine! Come on in to The Crooked Cup to grab a gift card, a pound of our own roasted coffee, or just a good ol’ cup of coffee to show them that you care!

Website

Address

147 W. Oak St., Suite 101
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 484-7375


 

walrus ice cream

Walrus Ice Cream logo

Celebrate your Grad with a Banana Split with homemade Walrus Ice Cream.  Nothing better than a sweet treat for your Grad!

Website

Address

125 W. Mountain Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 482-5919