About the Festival:

Where is the entrance for Taste of Fort Collins?

There are three entrances. Off of the intersections of LaPorte Ave & N Mason St, N Howes St & W Mountain Ave, and LaPorte Ave & N Meldrum St.

What's the festival all about?

Taste of Fort Collins celebrates the best of Fort Collins and Northern Colorado, including businesses, food vendors, and local bands. We will have some of Fort Collins and Northern Colorado's best food, businesses, and local entertainment playing music all day long.

Can I get a refund?

Absolutely no refunds will be issued.

How does Taste of Fort Collins work?

It's simple- you can either buy a weekend pass or a single day pass that includes entry into the event and to see the bands live on stage. You can visit each of our vendor booths and food vendors along the way!

How much are tickets?

There will be limited amounts of Weekend Pass tickets for $31. We will also have Single-Day passes for $24. VIP Single-Day passes are $57. The day of the event, tickets will be $30 for one-day access. Make sure to get your tickets early!

When will tickets go on sale?

Tickets are on sale now! Make sure to buy your tickets early- there are only a limited amount of Weekend Passes available.

Will there be tickets sold at the gate?

Yes, a limited number of single day passes will be sold at the gate for $30. Cash Only.

Does anyone get in free?

Yes! FNBO card holders, active military, adults 65+, and kids under 5 get in free until 3PM.

After 3PM everyone 5 and up will need a ticket.

Can I come and go from the event?

Yep, as you head out make sure to get your hand stamped, the hand stamp will allow you to leave and return as you please, as long as you have a hand stamp, if it starts to fade make sure to get it re-stamped! No stamp = no re-entry. You will go through security EVERY time you enter the event.

What else should I bring money for?

If you're in the shopping mood, you can check out many vendor booths that will be at the festival. You'll also be able to purchase alchoholic beverages, non-alchoholic beverages, merchandise, food from local food trucks and concessions, and more! Whether certain booths accept credit/debit cards will be at the discretion of the vendors. ATMs will be on site if you need cash.

How will alcohol sales work?

There will be 3 ID tents - 1 near the Corner Bar, 1 near the Civic Bar, and 1 at the Main Bar. Head to those locations before the bar so you can get your ID checked and you will receive a wristband- without the wristband you will not be able to purchase or drink alcohol.

What's the bag policy?

All bags must be smaller than 8in x 6in and will be checked every time you enter the event. The only exceptions are medical bags/coolers and diaper bags. These items will still be searched.

Can I ride my bike to the event?

Absolutely! We will have bike racks outside the event entrances. You can also refer to the FC Moves Bike Maps to learn more about biking around Fort Collins!

Can we bring lawn chairs, blankets, etc?

Yes, keep in mind that they can only be used in Washington and Civic Center Parks. Chairs will not be allowed in the street to offer more people the opportunity to stand and be close to the stage.

What can I NOT bring?

Any bags larger than 8in x 6in, outside food or drinks, glass of any kind, metal water bottles, weapons (including pocket knives), drugs, coolers, golf umbrellas, pets (service animals are welcome), kites, frisbees, balls, scooters, skateboards or inline skates, and bad attitudes. We will also have metal detectors at each entrance, so plan to leave any objects listed here and any that could set off the metal detectors at home. Please also keep in mind- Fort Collins and the Taste of Fort Collins event area are no smoking zones.

What should I bring?

Sunscreen, bug spray, sunglasses, empty water bottles, the party, good vibes, and a hat. It gets hot.

Can I bring an empty water bottle?

Yes! It will be hot outside so please bring an empty PLASTIC water bottle. Metal bottles (Yeti, Hydroflask, Stanley, etc.) will not be permitted. There will be water fountains throughout the event where you can fill up your water bottle and stay hydrated.

Can children attend?

Absolutely. This is an all-ages event, including the concert. Children under 5 will be accepted into the festival for free. Anyone 5 and older will require a ticket.

If wifi available?

Yep! FC Connexion will have wifi available for all participants. Please check out their tent on Laporte if you have any trouble connecting.

What roads will be closed for this event?

The event happens on Maple St between N Meldrum St and N Howes, and on N Howes St from Maple St to Mountain Ave, Laporte Ave between N Meldrum St and N Mason St.

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