Looking to spend a day in historic Downtown Fort Collins? With so much to do each and every day, a little planning is key! Check out some inspiration below including year-round walking tours, itineraries crafted by the owners and manager of your favorites businesses, and plenty more! We’ll see you Downtown!
Year-Round Walking Tours
First friday art walk
First Friday Art Walk is a monthly self-guided walking tour that celebrates creativity, culture, and community in Downtown Fort Collins on the first Friday of each month from 6 – 9 pm. From fine to funky, First Friday Art Walk showcases a spectrum of artistic styles to entertain and engage amateurs and art aficionado of all ages, interests and backgrounds.
fort collins foodie walk
The Fort Collins Foodie Walk features 12 of Old Town’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.
Discover Old Town
With almost 300 days of sunshine a year, Downtown is your destination for year-round family fun! Whether a weekday afternoon or a busy Saturday in the summer, there’s never a shortage of sights to see, places to visit, and opportunities to get your hands dirty (or wet!).
Downtown alleys spotlight
The Rocky Mountain region’s most celebrated alleyway network is just steps away! In 2004, Downtown’s historic alleyways were identified as areas of untapped potential for programming, enhanced pedestrian connections, and dynamic art installations. Over a decade later, the enhanced alleyways are bustling with activity and inspiring communities near and far to pursue their own renovation projects. From an interactive wall mural that comes to life and moves at night, to a state-of-the-art cable art installation, make sure to check out these downtown hidden treasures!
outdoor patio dining
It’s patio season year-round in Fort Collins! Whether on a rooftop, off a back alley, perched on a busy street corner or nestled along a quiet walkway, Old Town has a patio for that!