Have a peachy day Fort Collins' peachiest festival is on the move and coming to an Old Town near you.
On August 19, the annual Fort Collins Peach Festival will take over Civic Center and Washington parks, bringing with it a 5K run/walk, fresh Palisade peaches, peach pie, margaritas, vendor booths, live music, kids activities and more.
For a full lineup and ticket and shuttle information, visit Tour our artisan village Once a working farm on the edge of town, Jessup Farm Artisan Village, 1957 Jessup Dr., was recently retooled as a one-stop shop to fill your lazy summer Sundays.Have breakfast at The Farmhouse, pop into shops HEYDEY and KNAPSACK, sip a latte at Bindle Coffee or have a "5 o' clock somewhere" moment at the Jessup Farm Barrel House. Take to the high seas — er — reservoir There's no place like Horsetooth Reservoir. Call ahead to New Belgium to secure a spot or make a reservation up to 24 hours in advance for Odell Brewing Co's tour.You can also find a list of membership-based community pools to join on Head to Summer Splash In its second year, this Old Town event promises to be a splashing success. Watch pooches plunge Pups will take to the water yet again for the annual Pooch Plunge at City Park Pool on August 27. Catch a show at the Mish There's nothing like a summer night at the Mishawaka Amphitheatre.Tickets go on sale in early August for the beloved event. Built on the banks of the Poudre River more than 100 years ago, this Northern Colorado music venue is a favorite among locals.Get close with a night of swing dancing at the Mercury Cafe.
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Head to Inlet Bay Marina, 4314 Shoreline Dr., to rent a boat, canoe, kayak, paddleboard or hydrobike.9. We have a whopping 21 breweries so even if some don't offer tours they're likely good for a relaxing patio beer instead. Head to Estes for the day With US 34 reopened for the summer, getting to Estes Park is easier.
Head out for a hike in Rocky Mountain National Park and end your afternoon with a beer or meal in Estes.
Try races like the Firecraker 5K on July 4 in City Park, the Human Race on July 29, where runners try to beat Birney Car 21 along Mountain Avenue, or the Mountain Avenue Mile August 8.
Round out your summer race season with the inaugural Labor Day Fortitude 10K, which finishes in Colorado State University's new on-campus stadium. Play a painted piano in Old Town Pianos About Town, a collaborative program that brings locally-painted pianos to our city's nooks, crannies and alleys, is in full force. And the Downtown Sessions Concert Series, also on the Old Town Square Stage, will bring Colorado acts for free concerts on June 2, July 7, Aug.
Clear skies, sunshine and you're inside binge-watching shows on Netflix? With summer weather here, don't waste our few perfect months doing what you always do. Bring blankets or camp chairs and head down Overland Trail for a double feature on one of the theater's two screens. Ride the trolley Ride back through time on Birney Car 21, a restored 1919 streetcar that has been running its summer route from City Park up Mountain Avenue for 32 years.