Fort Collins in Lights

Fort Collins is a magical place during the holiday season and it’s about time everyone had a chance to experience it. The streets and buildings are lit up with thousands of lights stretching for blocks and blocks. Feelings of nostalgia aren’t uncommon when walking these streets while taking in all the beauty. Fort Collins offers something for every visitor. If shopping is your forte you are in luck because Fort Collins offers the variety, service and products to keep visitors coming back year after year to find that special gift. Do you love to eat? No problem there. Fort Collins is a mecca for foodie lovers.  If a special event or occasion is what you’re looking for, there’s plenty of that too.  You can check out all events and happenings here. Don’t forget to book your room early to be able to experience the magic of the holiday season in Fort Collins. Continue to check back for lodging specials throughout the season.

Book Your Holiday Lodging Special Today!

Remington Flats Hotel
813 Remington Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Come enjoy your stay at this Chic’ Mid-Century Modern Boutique Hotel that is just minutes to Old Town & CSU. Remington Flats is offering a Holiday Sweetheart package: 20% off a minimum 2 night stay plus a complementary bottle of Prosecco upon check-in, plus a free Jax Fish House happy hour appetizer to enjoy! Book online and use the code: FC20NOW. (Offer cannot be combined with other offers.)

Fernweh Inn & Hostel
616 West Mulberry Street
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Come enjoy your stay at this high-class hostel with unbeatable prices, staff, atmosphere and a downtown location. Special offer if you spend four nights or more you will receive 20% off your stay! This includes bunk rooms, private rooms and entire house rental, which sleeps 20! Please call for availability. 

No plans yet for New Years Eve?! Rent the whole house for just $350/night (Dec. 31st – Jan. 1st) for up to 20 friends! Call now to make your reservation. (970) 219-9493 

Edwards House
402 W Mountain Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
The Edwards House is a luxurious boutique inn located just steps away from Old Town Fort Collins. Edwards House is offering 15% off your stay during the months of November and December with a complimentary breakfast included in your stay when using the code: HOLIDAY16. Offer valid Sunday through Thursday nights only (Friday and Saturday nights excluded). (Blackout Dates – Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25)

Fort Collins Comfort Inn
601 SW Frontage Road
Fort Collins, CO 80524

The Fort Collins Comfort Inn is a beautiful mid-scale hotel with easy access to north and south Fort Collins. They are offering 15% off  this holiday season when you ask for the “Lgoogle” rate when booking your room. 

Quality Inn & Suites University Fort Collins
4001 S. Mason Street 
Fort Collins, CO 80525
The Quality Inn & Suites is walking distance to the newly updated Foothills Mall and numerous dining options. The MAX bus line also runs adjacent to the property getting you to north and south Fort Collins with ease. Quality Inn & Suites is offering a Holiday Shopping Promotion that includes 10% off their best available rate when using offer code: LShop. Ask for the holiday shopping rate if booking your stay over the phone. 

Best Western University Inn
914 S. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
970-484-1984 | 888-484-2984

Come stay at this small and charming Inn and enjoy a complimentary breakfast for a special winter promo rate of $69.00 a night plus tax. To book please call and ask for the Visit Fort Collins Winter Special. (Blackout dates Dec. 31, Dec. 16 & 17 and cannot be combined with any other offer)  

Fort Collins Marriott 
350 E. Horsetooth Road
Fort Collins, CO 80525
The Fort Collins Marriott resides right next to the newly updated Foothills Mall. It boasts 229 Guest Rooms to go along with 18,000 sq. feet of meeting space. They are offering a Holiday Shopping Spree Package that includes a $124.00 per night rate plus a $25.00 gift card (one per stay) when using the offer code: W11 booking online at  The gift card can be used at any store, restaurant or entertainment at the Foothills Shopping Mall. (Blackout Dates: Friday Nov. 18th and Saturday Nov. 19th)

Armstrong Hotel 
259 S College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970) 484-3883
The Armstrong Hotel is a family-owned boutique-style hotel located in the heart of downtown Fort Collins. Their Shop and Stay™ for the holidays promotion will give you $20 off their best available rate, and you will also receive a small gift and coupons for local shopping! You can book online at using the offer code: SHOP16. (Offer valid November 29 – December 30. Blackout Dates: :Dec 16, 17)

The Shangri-la Inn at Gaia’s Farm & Gardens
4328 West County Rd. 54g
Laporte, CO 80535

The Shangri-la Inn is an eco-friendly, hippie-friendly, bohemian-style farm stay bed & breakfast. They are offering 15% off your stay if you book two or more nights at the Shangri-la Inn this holiday season when using offer code: farmstay.

The Candlewood Suites
314 Pavilion Lane
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 223-0200

The Candlewood Suites package includes shopping up to $25, ice skating for 2 at Foothills Mall, $10 to Starbucks, and energy bars. There is also a New Year’s Eve package that include champagne and champagne flute, party supplies, and discount Uber coupons.

The two packages can be booked online, and if you’d rather get a 25% discount off your room you can call the front desk and give them the code: IEAKZ. 

Holiday Specials Around Town

Xanadu Med Spaxanadu med spa
2244 E. Harmony Road, Suite 100
Fort Collins, CO 80528

Looking for some pampering and relaxation during your visit?  Xanadu Med Spa provides both all within a luxurious setting.  Visitors can take advantage of our Feel Your Best Special which combines a Massage, Facial, and a Pedicure all in one package priced at only $155.   Add a Spa Day to your next trip. 

Downtown Shopping, Dining, Entertainment

Downtown Fort Collins comes alive in the most magical way during the holiday season.  With a plethora of local boutique shopping options, a variety of dining options to satisfy the palate, and an ambiance second to none, Downtown is the perfect place to spend a weekend away before, during, or after the holiday season. Be sure to keep checking back for a complete list of Downtown events and happenings throughout the season!

The Downtown Business Association

The Downtown Business Association’s mission is to promote downtown and to help it thrive. The DBA represents 225 active business members: arts organizations, restaurants, retail stores, entertainment, professional, service and non-profit. They annually produce over 100 days of free programming, including large scale festivals and signature events like the Colorado Brewers’ Festival and Bohemian Nights at New West Fest.

Gardens on Spring Creek

For a family-friendly experience or a fun twist to date night, the Gardens on Spring Creek offer “Garden of Lights“, which runs from December 4 thru January 4. The Gardens on Spring Creek are situated on an 18-acre site along the Spring Creek corridor and serves as the community botanic garden of Fort Collins. Visitors are welcome to enjoy displays of plants suited for Front Range growing conditions.

Lincoln Center

Performing arts is part of the fabric of the Fort Collins community and the holiday season is the best time to experience the shows and performances at the Lincoln Center. The Lincoln Center strives to be a leader in cultural experience and looks to make it an essential value to the community. The Lincoln Center is one of Colorado’s largest and most diverse presenters of professional theatre, dance, music, visual arts and children’s programs. It features two performing art spaces (an 1,180-seat performance hall and a 220-seat theatre), three galleries, and an outdoor sculpture/terrace/performance garden.

Shop Fort Collins

Whether you’re a visitor or a local, Fort Collins offers a multitude of options from big box stores to local boutiques.  You’ll be able to check off every item on your holiday shopping list in no time. 

Shop Fort Collins is in place to ensure the community’s vibrant quality of life and the local economy is supported. When shopping stays in town, the sales tax dollars collected pay for important City services such as police, fire and street maintenance. We’re fortunate to live in one of the most perfect spots in America, support the local economy and quality of life – Shop Fort Collins!

Hotel Holiday Package Specials (All rates good from Nov. 4, 2016 – Jan. 31, 2017 unless otherwise specified.)

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