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.
What food will be at the event?
You can see all the vendors we will have at this year's event here!
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 & to see the bands live on stage. You can visit each of our vendor booths and food vendors along the way! Make sure to stop and grab a 21+ drinker wristband before you head the bar!
What bands are playing?
This year we will be rocking out with The All-American Rejects and Lil Jon! Artists are subject to change at any time.
How Much are Tickets?
There will be limited amounts of Weekend Pass tickets for $22. We will also have Single Day passes for $15. The day of the event, tickets will be $25 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 $25.
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.
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?
You will get your ID checked when you scan your ticket and you will received a wristband, without the wristband you will not be able to purchase alcohol. Once you have your wristband you will be able to head to the bars to purchase alcohol.
Will there be an ADA section by the stage?
Yes! There will be an ADA section in front of the stage so all of our attendees can enjoy the event.
What's the deal with parking?
Check out our Directions and Parking page to learn more about the best places to park!
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. Keep in mind we will have a designated area in the general admission part of the streets where chairs will not be allowed to offer more people the opportunity to stand and be close to the stage.
What can I NOT bring?
Outside food or drinks, glass of any kind, weapons, drugs, coolers, pets (service animals are welcome), kites, frisbees, balls, scooters, skateboards or inline skates, and bad attitudes. Please know 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 water bottle. There will be water fountains throughtout 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 5 and under will be accepted into the festival for free. Anyone older than 5 will require a ticket.
Can I be a sponsor or a vendor?
Absolutely! Click here and fill out the form to be a vendor and we will be in touch as soon as possible.
How can I volunteer for this event?
We would love to have you as a volunteer at this event! Stay tuned for information on how to sign up.
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.
What if I have a question but I don't see it here?
Click here to go to our Contact page, fill out the form and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.