The arrival of June means summer is officially here, marking the start of the best seasonal events and happenings. This month in Fort Collins is blooming with outdoor fun, with no shortage of things to do to get outside, celebrate, and create some special summertime memories. Keep reading to discover all the exciting activities that Fort Collins has to offer this June!

 

Fort Collins Pride Month

foco pride

June is Pride Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community. There are several events happening all month long to celebrate Pride. One of the biggest events is NoCo Pride in the Park, happening on June 29th at The Ranch Events Complex in Loveland. Participate can enjoy a full day of fun for all including food, beer, and entertainment. Come enjoy food from local food trucks, interactive games, a kid’s corner, and learn about NoCo Pride. Click here to learn more about NoCo Pride in the Park.

To learn more about the history of Pride in Fort Collins, click here

 

Taste of Fort Collins

A singer performs live music at the Taste of Fort Collins event

One of our city's most popular annual events, Taste of Fort Collins, celebrates the best of Fort Collins and Northern Colorado, including businesses, food vendors, and local bands. On June 8th and 9th in Washington Park, they will have some of Fort Collins and Northern Colorado's best food, businesses, and local entertainment playing music all day long. This year's exciting headliners are Andy Grammer and Rick Ross. Click here for tickets and more information!

 

Juneteenth Community Celebration

Juneteenth

Photo Credit: Rodney Stewart

Fort Collins will be celebrating with dance, music, art, theatre, health and wellness, vendors, kids' activities, and more the whole weekend of June 14-16 in honor of Juneteenth. Learn more about the entire weekend of fun when you click here.

 

SummerFest 2024

Old Town Car Show

On June 22nd, from 10am-2pm, join Historic Larimer County for free tours, a vintage car show, and music from the porch. For more information, visit this link!

 

Take a Trolley Ride

two trolley cars next to each other on the tracks

This year is extra special for the Fort Collins trolley, as they are celebrating their 40th Anniversary! Ride the trolley from City Park to Old Town and back now through September 29th. The trolley departs every 30 minutes from the Trolley Depot in City Park from 12pm-5pm on Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays (weather permitting). We can't wait to see you out there on the tracks!

 

Meet me at The Mish

Mishawaka

The iconic Mishawaka Amphitheatre, or “The Mish,” is a bucket-list venue in the pristine Poudre Canyon. Their outdoor concert season is now in full swing - catch Lotus on the 8th, Sunsquabi on the 14th, and HeartByrne on the 15th. The fun continues with a FREE Dogs in a Pile show on the 19th, and Old Crow Medicine plays for two special nights on the 22nd and 23rd. Finally, Jamestown Revival hits the stage on the 26th to close out an epic June at the Mish! Visit their website to find out more information and purchase tickets.

 

The Food Truck Rally

Food Truck Rally

Everyone's favorite Tuesday night activity, The Food Truck Rally, is up and running for the summer season! Now through September 17th, head to City Park every Tuesday evening from 5:30pm to dusk for live music and the best local food trucks. Grab a bite, listen to tunes, and enjoy the beautiful weather!

 

Movies and so much more at The Lyric 

Musicians playing at The Lyric cinema

Along with indie film and visual art, see live music performed outdoors at the Lyric Cinema, a Fort Collins staple. Along with screening a wide variety of indie and theatrical films, this creative hub features arcade games, a concession stand and a café and bar. Enjoy karaoke nights, live performances, and more at this venue and theater that is uniquely Fort Collins. Check out their calendar for all their upcoming events!

 

Theater, music and more at the Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center Exterior

There’s no shortage of great performances and events planned at the Lincoln Center this month, starting with "Supernova: The Music Festival Massacre – Film and Survivor Speaker Event" on June 6th. Catch "Somewhere" from June 7th-8th, and "Twelfth Night" from the 8th-13th. Don't miss a special performance of "ARCINDA" on the 13th. You can view "The Commoner’s Quest" on the 14th and 15th. Catch "Raising the Sparks" on the 15th, and "Colorado Keys" on the 20th. Bring the kids to see "Finding Nemo Jr." from the 21st-23rd. On the 27th, see "Dr. Noize", and make sure to end the month in style when you catch "Ride the Cyclone" from the 28th-30th. For tickets and more information, visit their website!

 
Laughter is the best medicine

Fort Collins Comedy Fort PerformerPhoto Credit: Melissa Leavenworth

June brings plenty of funny to The Comedy Fort to have you giggling all month long. This June's lineup includes performances by Dave Ross, Sophie Buddle, Gianmarco Soresi, Emil Wakim, Samantha Ruddy, Amy Miller, and more. To view the entire month's calendar, get more information, and snag tickets, click here!

 

Rhythms at the Magic Rat

Concert at the Magic Rat in the Elizabeth Hotel

Magic Rat, located in Old Firehouse Alley adjacent to The Elizabeth Hotel in Old Town, offers swinging sounds on tap weekly, from big-name artists to local late-night jam sessions. The new month brings tons of amazing live music for your enjoyment. Click here to discover this June's lineup!

 

Live Music at 830 North 

bowling Chipper's Lanes

830 North hosts weekly concerts as part of Live Music at Chippers sponsored by Mishawaka Amphitheatre. For their full month lineup calendar and more information, click here!

 

See you at the Sundance

Sundance

Along with dance lessons, bingo, open mic nights and family nights, Sundance Steakhouse & Saloon hosts live performances on Friday and Saturday nights. Don't miss the Rocky Mountain Country Music Festival on the 7th as well as the Overtime & the Road to Gold Tour on the 14th. Check out their website for all their happenings!

 

Rock out at the Aggie

Aggie Theatre Concert

The historic Aggie Theatre, a live music institution in Fort Collins for over 100 years, plays host to epic shows all month long. The Aggie is bursting at the seams with live music throughout the month of June, beginning on the 5th with Uncle Lucius. On the 6th, catch Anville + Mitchell James, Uppercut970, Underseer, and Suitable Miss for a benefit show for Danielle Duis & Family. See JMSN on the 7th, and Daniel Donato's Cosmic Country on the 8th. Don't miss Tab Benoit on the 11th and Emo Night Brooklyn on the 14th. On the 15th, see Matt Maeson and on the 16th, see Runaway Gin. You can catch Sunny War on the 18th, Latin Night featuring DJ Jimmy Tronix on the 21st, and Stephen Wilson Jr. on the 22nd. Don't miss The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band on the 23rd, C-Kan on the 26th, and Latrice Royale on the 27th. Finally, end this rockin' June with Ten Years Gone (A Led Zeppelin Tribute Band) on the 28th and Broadway Rave on the 29th. For tickets and more information, visit their website!

 

Wicked Good Times at Washington's 

Washington's Window

Washington’s, a historic 900-person venue in Old Town Fort Collins, hosts big names all month long. June music at Washington’s includes Pokey LaFarge on the 6th, Bob Schneider Band on the 7th, The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience: An Evening with ZOSO on the 22nd, Town Mountain and Wood Belly on the 23rd, and James McMurtry on the 26th.

 

With all these amazing activities happening this June, you will never get bored in Fort Collins! We will see you out there in the sunshine!