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Summer Steals & Local Feels: Downtown Fort Collins Summer Sales Heat Up in July!

Downtown Fort Collins ignites a four-day bargain bonanza at over 70 local stores, a tradition dating back to the 1970s.

DOWNTOWN FORT COLLINS, CO., June 1, 2024 — Calling all bargain hunters and community supporters! The Fort Collins Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is thrilled to announce the return of the highly anticipated Downtown Summer Sales from Thursday, July 18, through Sunday, July 21*. 

This four-day shopping extravaganza showcases amazing deals, creating an energetic and exciting shopping experience in stores and on the sidewalk. This year, over 70 unique locally-owned stores, boutiques, and specialty shops will offer deep discounts, with some slashing prices up to 75% off. Deal-seekers can discover everything from trendy apparel and handcrafted home goods and furnishings to exquisite jewelry, vintage treasures, and more!

What Makes Downtown Summer Sales Special:

  • Supporting the Heart of Our Community Local Gems: The heart of the promotion lies in helping the vibrant community of locally-owned businesses. Summer Sales inspires more than just incredible deals—it celebrates Fort Collins' vibrant downtown scene and the passionate business owners who make it unique. Every purchase directly impacts these invested entrepreneurs.
  • Family-Friendly Fun: Families can cool off at the refreshing splash pads in Old Town Square and Oak Street Plaza and find curated recommendations in the latest blog featuring the Top 5 Ways to Cool Off this Summer in Downtown Fort Collins. Families can enjoy exclusive Summer Sales discounts on The Fort Collins Museum of Discovery annual memberships and throughout the Museum Store, perfect for fun-filled family outings.  
  • Refreshing Foodie Delights (Includes Pampered Pets): Fuel up after your shopping spree with delicious summer eats and treats at participating restaurants and cafes, offering exclusive Summer Sales specials to enhance the experience, like: 
  • Embrace the Carefree Spirit of Summer: Stroll Downtown Fort Collins's charming streets and alleyways. Sun-dappled sidewalks lead you past vibrant public art installations, overflowing flower planters and baskets, and captivating window displays. Unwind and discover unique finds at your own pace—it's a visual symphony waiting to be explored.
  • Extend the Adventure: Chill in charming downtown Fort Collins! Explore walkable streets lined with shops, then rejuvenate at the pet-friendly Armstrong Hotel (historic elegance) or The Elizabeth Hotel (modern music theme). Need a homey vibe? Mountain Time Vacation Rentals offers 10 downtown properties. Book your unforgettable escape – the perfect respite between summer shopping sprees.

Ready to Dive Into Experiential Deals?

Visit for a comprehensive list of participating locations and their incredible Summer Sales deals. And for even more enticing details, follow Downtown Fort Collins' Facebook and Instagram pages. Don't miss out on these sizzling summer offers! 

*Customers are encouraged to confirm hours of operation for individual businesses.

About the Fort Collins Downtown Development Authority

The Fort Collins Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was established in 1981 to revitalize the central business district. The DDA combines public and private investments through tax increment financing to achieve this objective and emphasizes community initiatives that benefit downtown. In 2020, the DDA introduced the Business Marketing and Communications Program, which employs traditional and innovative methods to promote economic, cultural, and social growth through a variety of initiatives. For more information, please visit us at and for announcements and news-related happenings. 

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