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 business, food vendors, and local bands. We will have some of Fort Collins and Northern Colorados best food, businesses, and local entertainment playing music all day long.

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!

When will tickets go on sale?

Tickets will go on sale March 18th at 8am MTN time! Make sure to buy your tickets soon! 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.

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.

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.

What should I bring?

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

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.

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