Are you a fan of local food, local brews and good tunes? If so then the Taste of Fort Collins is the place for you! Taking place this weekend, Friday June 8 – Sunday June 10, Taste of Fort Collins brings Northern Colorado together for a fun filled weekend. The festival is now on their
Located in Washington Park, Fort Collins, the Taste of Fort Collins is perfect for both adults and kids. Kids can enjoy having fun at the Kidz Zone being sponsored by the Women’s Clinic & The Youth Clinic. The family friendly fun includes face painting, human gyroscope balls, a bounce house and a lot more!
There will be plenty for the adults as the Taste of Fort Collins will feature beer from local breweries New Belgium and Odell. New Belgium drinks available include the Belgian White, Voodoo Ranger IPA, Citradellic and Fat Tire. Odell will also have some of their more popular beers, including 90 Shilling, Easy Street, Drumroll and their IPA. Other adult beverages available include Bud Light, Spiked Seltzer and a number of cocktails.
Be on the lookout for a number of local food trucks while you’re there this weekend. Some of the local favorites will be at Taste, including Austin Taco, Waffle Lab, Silver Seed, Taco Stop. There will be many more food vendors and food trucks available to satisfy whatever craving you may have.
You can even vote for your favorite food this weekend! The voting will start at 6:00PM this Friday and will conclude at 4:00PM on Sunday. All you have to do is text FOCOVOTE to 24587 and you’ll be able to cast your vote for your favorite restaurant or food truck. Don’t forget to reply to the bounce back text to cast your vote, though!
As with any festival, the Taste of Fort Collins has quite the lineup this year. Headlining Friday night at 8:30PM will be country singer William Michael Morgan. Don’t miss Saturday as Everlast will take the stage at 6:30PM before Eddie Money comes on at 8:30PM. The festival will be ending in good fashion when Judah & the Lion take the stage at 6:15PM on Sunday. The entire weekend will be filled with nothing good tunes. Check the entire lineup to see if any of your favorites are playing this weekend.
Still haven’t bought your tickets yet? Tickets are still available online. You can buy 2-day pass valid for any 2 days of your choice for only $25 or a weekend pass for just $30.
Tickets will also be available for purchase at any of the entry gates. Day passes are only $5 for Friday and $10 on Saturday and Sunday until 3PM. Tickets bought after 3PM at the gates on Saturday and Sunday will cost $15. If you are military personnel, a First National bank card holder, a senior over 65 or a child under 12, entry is free until 3PM on Saturday and Sunday.
Remember that ticket prices increase at 3pm. Please note that you cannot buy a ticket prior to 3pm unless you come into the festival as hard tickets are not issued at the gate.
Gates will open at 6PM Friday night and will close 10PM. The gates will open for entry at 11AM on Saturday and Sunday with them closing at 10PM Saturday night and 8PM Sunday night.