Creative Events & Festivals

Music and Art Events and Festivals

Downtown Fort Collins is home to thousands of events, festivals, exhibitions, shows and live performances!

Immerse yourself in creative experiences from art openings, theater shows, live music concerts, year-round First Friday Art Walks, weekly dances, a tasty monthly Foodie Walk, Fort Collins Artists Studio Tour, … the options are endless.

Check out this calendar to find your next Downtown Fort Collins arts and culture adventure:

If you have an arts event happening downtown we encourage you to submit it:

  1. Follow this link to submit your event. Visit Fort Collins’ Community Calendar
  2. Make sure to place your event under the category of “Arts & Culture.”

Highlight Music & Creative Festivals

Downtown is home to several creative, fun filled festivals! Music fans should mark their calendars for the annual Fort Collins Music eXperiment music festival! Each year in April FoCoMX showcasing 300+ Colorado bands at 30+ stages in Downtown Fort Collins. Other noteworthy festivals in Downtown include the annual Tour de Fat bike parade and festival produced by New Belgium Brewing Company, where thousands of costumed fans express their inner creativity through costume, dancing and whimsical entertainers!