Who doesn’t love free things? Activities and events don’t always have to cost an arm and a leg to participate in; there are plenty of great activities to explore this season that cost little to nothing. To maximize the fun this winter, here are four free activities you don’t want to miss:
Winter Farmers Market
With 15 prideful years of showcasing and serving local Fort Collin delicacies, the Winter Farmers Market is a must visit. Spend time with your family and friends amongst the lively ambiance and maybe buy a tasty treat or two while you’re there. The farmer’s market occurs every other Saturday; you can find the calendar for specific dates here.
Fort Collins Breweries
Fort Collins is known for its variety of unique breweries in town. If you are a beer-lover, go to any of these popular FoCo breweries to tour their facility, like the popular Odell Brewery. While some breweries like New Belgium Breaking Co Taproom are currently not offering tours, you can still visit their taproom to sample their beers.
*Some tours require reservations.
A local favorite, The Lyric theater hosts free showings of cartoons on weekend mornings from 10 a.m. to noon, with classics like Looney Tunes and Thundercats. This is a fun, family friendly activity that will start your day off on a positive note. A negative COVID test within 72 hours or proof of vaccination is required for those ages 12+. You can find more information about this recurring free event here.
Horsetooth Reservoir and Poudre Canyon
Love the outdoors? Grab your snow boots and hike around the Horsetooth Reservoir and Poudre Canyon. Nothing beats these spectacular Fort Collins views, especially when the mountains have a fresh layer of snow. Explore everything the area has to offer and learn more here.
Whether you love the outdoors, want to spend some quality time with your family or simply want to have a beer with friends, Fort Collins has it all. So make it a date with friends, family or loved ones and explore some of the best that Colorado has to offer.