Welcome to Downtown Fort Collins!
A vibrant hub of businesses & culture that offers an abundance of activities for both frequent visitors and first-time guests.
Explore the enchanting downtown, which inspired Disney's Main Street USA, and treat yourself to the unique culinary and retail shopping adventures that are enhanced by the plethora of public art.
The Old Town area is home to independent and locally-owned shops and boutiques that make shopping a fun and personal experience. Downtown boasts many craft breweries and over 100 local restaurants, spanning every type of cuisine a hungry foodie could hope to find. Featuring its own Creative District, a hub for creative economic activity, makes Downtown Fort Collins colorful place to explore.
Dine, shop, and play with a historic backdrop.
The entrepreneurial spirit of Downtown Fort Collins is reflected in the diverse range of experiences within the same block of historic buildings. The renovated 1800s storefronts blend the West's history with new technologies and innovative shops, creating a place of endless possibilities known as the "New West."
Always buzzing with events and promotions like weekly free concerts, craft brews, food festivals, art museums and galleries, family-friendly history museums, and two monthly self-guided walking tours that locals eagerly anticipate. Art enthusiasts can attend the Downtown Fort Collins First Friday Art Walk™ to experience emerging artwork, while foodies can relish the Fort Collins Foodie Walk™, a culinary walking tour that takes place every third Friday. Popular festivals like FoCoMX and The Taste of Fort Collins are a few annual favorites.
Explore historic Fort Collins along the Cache la Poudre River, with easy access to recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Get moving with a walk, run, or bike ride along the Poudre Trail, just three blocks from Old Town Square.
Downtown Fort Collins offers something for everyone, from shopping and dining to art galleries and live performances. We guarantee that you'll enjoy your time here!