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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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Alpine Arts – The Colorado Showcase

Alpine Arts is the perfect place to shop for your graduate as you will find items representing Fort Collins and Colorado that you won’t find elsewhere! Give your graduate something unique from every budget. From jewelry to décor to gifts representing Horsetooth, CSU, and Fort Collins stop in and let us give you some suggestions!

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Address

112 N. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 493-1941


 

bandwagon

Bandwagon logo

Come on down to the Bandwagon where we’ve got the perfect gift to celebrate the achievement of CSU grads.

We’ve got high quality retro sports apparel and fan gear from the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, NCAA, and more. Located in historic Old Town Square, Bandwagon Retro Sports Apparel is uniquely decorated with antiques and sports memorabilia which will take you back in time. We offer high quality retro sports apparel – new garments with a vintage feel – made to look and feel like your favorite shirt, or hat, right off the shelf.

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Address

19 Old Town Square, Suite 137
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 689-3270


 

Bloom Floral Boutique

Celebrate your Graduate with a custom floral arrangement from Bloom! A wonderland filled with fresh and dried flowers, house plants and house plant care products, balloons, stuffed animals (including CAM the Ram!), art and gifts created by local artists, and a plethora of botanical, magical, and naturally inspired gifts.

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Address

153 N. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 893-2907


 

Crystal Joys

Crystal Joys

Crystal Joys has that perfect gift for any graduate or special person in that graduate’s life! We offer of wide variety of pendants, rings, and bracelets that will make their day special. At Crystal Joys, we also offer one-of-a-kind specimens, bookends, and lamps, perfect for decorating any dorm room, apartment or house. Please stop in or shop our selection online.

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Address

123 N. College Ave., Suite 150
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 491-9999


 

dandelions & rust

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One-of-a-kind beautiful handmade pottery from local Fort Collins artists. Featuring mugs from Rachel Schultz Pottery, noodle bowls from Joe Martinez, and tumblers from Rust Pottery.

Give the gift of body and mind care with handmade whipped tallow from Red Bird Naturals, handmade lotion bars from Copper and the Bee, and organic yay from Earth Golden Body Oil. We will also be featuring relaxing and rejuvenating gifts of hand poured candles and soaps from Savoni Soap Company.

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Address

119 W. Oak St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 717-6035


 

EsScentuals

Congrats graduates! This year, we can surely say your future looks bright. Featured here is a collection of cards, gift wrap, ribbon, and gift bags from master paperie, Rifle Paper Co. – the perfect packaging for gifts chosen for you from our offerings. Then you’re on your way to a well-deserved adventure. Whether near or far, this Maileg mouse is your perfect traveling companion. Your journey awaits, so be sure to pack Nomad’s carry-on aromatherapy wellness kit. Capture the essence. Take it with you.

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Address

142 S. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 484-7862


 

golden poppy herbal apothecary

Stop by to celebrate the Grads in your life with our selection of all-natural skin and body care products, hand made in house by our staff members. Bath salts, body creams, herbal teas, and more await you within our doors. Mention this promotion and receive 25% off one hand-made store item of your choice!

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Address

223 N. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 682-4373


 

Happy Lucky’s Teahouse

Our Graduation-DAY Loose Leaf Tea Gift Box is perfect for anyone wishing to celebrate this special milestone. A fun and festive unboxing experience that’s sure to Nourish Their Happy.

Graduation Day Gift Box – 4 Teas / 2 oz. ea.

  1. Iroh’s Jasmine Dragon – green, black, and oolong tea blend
  2. China Black Gold – black
  3. Selfpower Blend – herbal blend
  4. Hangover Monkey – herbal blend Delicious variety pack (caffeine & herbal) to launch your Grad to the next level

Website

Address

236 Walnut St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 689-3417


 

Hearne’s footwear and clothing

Hearne's Footwear & Clothing logo

Congratulations to the class of 2022! Send your special graduate walking into summer in style and comfort with a new pair of Birkenstock sandals. We have a huge stock of styles available. Whether you are looking for the perfect pair for a new graduate or a thank you gift for their mentors and teachers, we have you covered! Way to go class of 2022!

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Address

15 Old Town Square, Suite 133
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 224-4653


 

Kansas City Kitty

As a CSU alumni-owned business, our shop offers a relaxed, fun, and open-hearted experience for the entire family. We have a wonderful selection of jewelry, greeting cards, clothing, sunglasses, stickers, houseplants, baby items, locally designed Fort Collins t-shirts and so much more. We can’t wait to meet you!

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Address

136 N. College Ave.
Ft. Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 482-5845


 

kilwins chocolates & ice cream

Kilwins logo

Graduation calls for Kilwins! We have ice cream for your parties, ice-cream cakes for celebration dinners, and chocolate for anytime! Stop by and pick out a sweet treat for your special event.

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Address

114 S. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 221-9444


 

little piece of my heart

Little Piece of My Heart

Little Piece of My Heart is filled with gifts for just about anyone! You can find jewelry, candles, mugs, cards, self-care products, home & lifestyle goods, locally made items, and so much more! Check out our website to get a little taste of what we have in store.

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Address

120 S. College Ave., Suite B
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 631-8157


 

mountain man nut & fruit co.

Mountain Man Nut & Fruit Co. logo

The perfect gifts for Grads, families, or anyone coming to town!  Custom & Premade Gift Baskets. Looking for just the right ‘thank you’ for a teacher?  Find it here!

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Address

1 Old Town Square, Suite 103
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 694-2807


 

old firehouse books

Old Firehouse Books logo

All grads still need some guidance in life, so try a book! A little help cooking? “You Suck At Cooking” which is both hilarious and extremely helpful. A little advice? Maybe some classic advice from the amazing Dolly Parton or Frog and Toad!

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Address

232 Walnut St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 484-7898


 

Old Town Spice Shop

Gifts for every graduate and everyone that helped you get there! Small gifts for teachers like our Cheese Lovers Popcorn Box, to the Ultimate Tailgate Party gift box for the grad that loves a good tailgate, or for that budding chef the Home Chef a gift box may be the perfect start. Still unsure of what to get – gift cards are available and easily redeemable online! With over 500 unique items you are sure to find the perfect gift!

Website

Address

130 S. College Ave., Suite A
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 493-7206


 

otter shop

Otter Shop logo

Get your personalized graduation gifts at the Otter Shop! Graduation is one of the most memorable moments in our lives. Customize a tumbler for your grad that they can remember forever. The Otter Shop also offers branded hard sided and soft sided coolers. Come check out all we have available in Old Town Fort Collins and experience the OtterBox and LifeProof brands first hand.

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Address

151 W. Mountain Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 825-5650


 

Paul Wood Florist

Celebrate your Graduate with Flowers from Paul Wood Florist! We feature gorgeous hand-tied presentation bouquets for all ages. Or give them a keepsake plant to nurture along with their life after graduation. Hosting a brunch or graduation party? Let Paul Wood Florist supply the floral décor for all your needs.

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Address

114 N. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 482-9121


 

Pendleton WOolen Mills

NATIONAL PARK BLANKETS – Since the early 1900s, Pendleton has honored America’s National Parks with a collection of distinctive park blankets. Colors and variations of the original striped theme have been adapted to reflect distinguishing characteristics of each park and blanket in the collection. National Park Blankets are still woven in Pendleton’s Pacific Northwest mills, just as they were nearly 100 years ago.

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Address

107 S. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 484-9993


 

Salus Bath & Body

Celebrate the green and gold with our FOCO Suds soap. Scented with magnolia and tonka leaf with a ribbon of gold mica and made right here in Fort Collins! We have shower bombs and lots of other goodies to gift the grad in your life to celebrate their achievements. Come into SALUS and we’ll help you put together a gift basket of products to help them relax and enjoy their success.

Website

Address

240 Walnut St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 232-9893


 

santa fe craftsman

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Commemorate graduations with the unique and timeless beauty of turquoise jewelry, handcrafted by Native American Artists. Santa Fe Craftsman specializes in bringing the art of the southwestern tribes to Fort Collins. The beauty of a gift from the southwest, handmade by Native artists will last a life time. Secure the memory of accomplishments and milestones with a gift that will always remind the graduate of your pride in them.

Address

118 N. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 224-1415


 

Savory Spice

It’s graduation season, which means young people are headed out into the world, getting new apartments, settling into new routines . . . and reaching for the takeout menus. A collection of herbs, spices and blends from Savory Spice make the perfect housewarming gift that will make them want to prepare a home-cooked meal. Hosting a Graduation Celebration? Savory Spice staff are ready to help you find exactly what you need, in just the right amount.

Website

Address

123 N. College Ave., Suite 100A
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 682-2971


 

Sense of Place

Shop our large selection of gifts to celebrate the Graduate in your life. Give them something thoughtful to send them off on a new adventure.

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Address

160 N. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 472-2640


 

the cupboard

The Cupboard logo

Congratulations to all Graduates! Setting up a new kitchen? The Cupboard has quality knives, pots, pans, peelers, plates, coffee makers, and everything else necessary to cook and entertain. Need a teacher appreciation gift? We have those too!

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Address

152 S. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 493-8585


 

The Perennial Gardener

Choose from our great selection of gifts for the special Graduate in your life. Gifts with meaning to as the enter a new adventure in life.

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Address

154 N. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 224-3987


 

The Wright Life

Come by and shop our great selection of skateboards, longboards, and skate components to customize your board. We have a large selection of shop decks with cruiser and popsicle shapes of all sizes. We also carry apparel, hats, sunglasses, yo-yos, footbags, backyard games and a large selection of discs!

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Address

200B Linden St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 484-6932


 

wagz pet market & grooming

Wagz Pet Market logo

Do you LOVE Colorado? Celebrate grads by getting them CO themed collars, leashes, bandanas & stickers, style their dog and cat with the best of CO representation. With keeping sustainability in mind for our beautiful state, give the gift of biodegradable and fun colored poop bags for scooping the litter box or for going on walks. Speaking of adventure, we offer a wide variety of portable water options & backpacks for their dogs. Our friendly staff can ensure you will find the perfect way to celebrate your graduates!

Website

Address

132 N. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Phone

(970) 482-9249