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Free Winter Activities in Fort Collins

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.

The Lyric

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.

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Fort Collins | Community of the Month

With abundant recreational opportunities, a flourishing arts & culture scene, and a unique small-town atmosphere, Fort Collins boasts a quality of life few other communities can compare to. Kentwood Northern Properties’ premier location enables our leading real estate professionals to deliver exceptional service to the Fort Collins community and beyond.

Opt Outside

Settled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins provides easy access to Colorado’s high country and is just an hour north of Denver. There are 50 parks, 35 miles of trails, and three golf courses located within city limits alone. Horsetooth Reservoir, Lory State Park, and the Cache La Poudre River Canyon are all mere minutes from town. Each providing endless opportunities for remarkable hiking, mountain biking, camping, kayaking, and world-class white-water rafting. Fort Collins is an ideal city for those seeking outdoor adventure and natural beauty at their fingertips. 

Immersed in Culture

The city also boasts a robust arts and entertainment culture. On any given day of the week you can enjoy the sounds of lively local music, bury your nose in a book at the public library or visit one of the several museums and theater companies around town. The works of art adorning many street corners bring a pop of color to everyday life in Fort Collins. To add to the depth of community life, The University calendar is packed with athletic events, guest speakers, art exhibits, cinema, and so much more.

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Drink, Dine, Play

Old Town Fort Collins is home to a thriving dining and nightlife scene. It’s rich with an energy that’s exciting, and infectious. It’s also the perfect place to take a stroll, bring a date, or enjoy an outdoor summer concert. The streets are lined with lush trees and colorful flowers, cozy patios, romantic alleyways, and art-covered pianos. There are over twenty restored historical buildings that are part of both national and local designated historic districts. Old Town is truly the heart of Fort Collins.

Fort Collins is also home to 20 award-winning craft breweries and one of the best known breweries around the world, Anheuser-Busch. Odell Brewing was the first craft brewery to call Fort Collins home and is still going strong today. New Belgium Brewing is one of the most unique breweries in the industry and contributes it’s own flavor to the unique culture of Fort Collins. There is also Equinox Brewing, a lesser-known brewery but with just as delicious beer offerings. And they even let you take the recipes home. If you can’t choose just one, make a day of it! Have a taste of all the brews FoCo has to offer.

Over the years, Fort Collins has been recognized as the best place to live, best place to raise a family, and best college town for a vacation. It is always full of fun things to do, no matter the season. The broad spectrum of arts, culture, recreational opportunities, and mountain surroundings make Fort Collins an ideal place to settle down.

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