Fort Collins is buzzing with excitement this March, offering a plethora of thrilling concerts, shows, and events that are simply unmissable. Whether you're craving the electrifying performances of nationally acclaimed musicians and comedians or the rich diversity of performing arts and theater, you're bound to discover an event that will captivate and delight you this month, leaving you with unforgettable memories.


Eat Your Heart Out at Great Plates of Downtown

Great Plates 2022

From March 1st-March 14th, savor the flavors of Great Plates of Downtown 2024! Discover, dine and donate as you indulge in culinary delights in our city's vibrant downtown scene. For menu specials of participating restaurants and more information, click here.


Laugh the Night Away at The Comedy Fort

Comedy Fort

The Comedy Fort will have you laughing all March long with their fantastic lineup this month! Monday Open Mic nights are happening on the 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th. The Fort Showcase happens on Thursdays this month, with Cole Garrett on the 7th, Andi Iwancio on the 14th, Ryan Conner on the 21st, and Zach Peterson on the 28th. Catch Dean Delray for 4 shows over 2 nights on the 8th and 9th. On the 13th, see "The Gateway Show with Billy Anderson". Don't miss Ali Sultan, the first Yemeni American comedian to be featured on television, with an early show on the 15th and two shows on the 16th. Catch a special late night show, "Bluestocking Burlesque", on the 15th. On the 20th, see a unique comedy showcase called "Sabotage". Steve Gillespie is performing for 2 shows on the 22nd and one on the 23rd. Late night fun is happening on the 23rd with "The Dose: A Psychedelic Comedy Show". Don't miss Kyle Ayers performing on the 27th. Wrap up the month with Stephen Agyei, who has 4 shows over 2 days on the 29th and 30th.

Remember, all shows are 21+. For tickets and more information, visit their website HERE.


A group of dancers perform on stage at a show at The Lincoln Center

At The Lincoln Center this month, discover amazing live shows such as plays, circus acts, comedy shows, and short films. On the 6th, Poudre School District showcases their elementary and middle school honor choirs. Catch comedian Dena Blizzard on the 9th. See "BENISE: Fiesta!" on the 10th. From the 14th to the 16th, catch a special ballet performance of "The Picture of Dorian Gray". On the 14th, see the exciting "Omnium Circus". From the 22nd through the 24th, catch New York Times Critics' Pick "Come From Away". Starting on March 23rd and running through April 20th, see "Big Fish - Small Cast Edition". On the 28th, watch comedian Mike Birbiglia on his "Please Stop the Ride" tour. Catch a series of short films at the 18th Annual Fly Fishing Film Tour (FT3) on the 29th.

For show tickets and more information, click HERE.



The Magic Rat

Nestled in Old Firehouse Alley next to The Elizabeth Hotel in Old Town, The Magic Rat delivers a weekly dose of vibrant sounds, ranging from renowned artists to lively local late-night jam sessions. Cory Simmons performs on the 7th and Crescent City Connection performs on the 8th. Catch Margo Cilker on the 9th and Lost Penny on the 14th. Shred the Cowboy is performing on the 15th, and Rudy Love Jr. & The Encore is on the 16th. On the 21st, you can see Valdez and My Blue Heart. Once Upon A Tune is live on the 22nd. On the 28th, catch Max Mackey Band. End the month in swinging style with Just Jazz Ouintet on the 29th, and D'Lovelies on the 30th.

Explore their calendar for a lineup of all shows happening throughout the month and stay tuned for the latest updates.



bowling Chipper's Lanes

830 North hosts weekly concerts as part of the Live Music at Chippers series, sponsored by Mishawaka Amphitheatre. Catch the free performance of "Workingman's Wednesdays" with Tumbledown Shack on the 6th. illFRAME with Feed Lot and Eating Colors is on the 7th and "Crowd Control" featuring Nick Nasty and and more on the 8th. Catch "Dog Log: A Tribute to Phish" on the 9th and "Blast N Bowl" with PlayboiPedro777, Taylr, MC Squareroot, Lion Lab, and Jordon Kyle on the 13th. On the 14th, see Lord Nelson with special guests. Catch Chicago Farmer and the Fieldnotes with Jack Cloonan on the 15th. On the 17th, see Litz perform live. Enjoy a free "Bass N Bowl" featuring Merskabah, Hexa, and Shmeeka. Dance your heart out at the Taylor Swift Laser Dance Party on the 22nd. On the 27th, see the free "FoCo Funk Jam" hosted by Caleb D'Aleo and friends. Catch Spliff Tank, Gamma Paw, and Matthias XS on the 28th and Ghost.Wav with Smoke Signals and DJ Wadada on the 30th. Finally, wrap up the month with Karaoke Night on the 31st.

Click HERE to view their events calendar and get tickets and more information.


Rock Out at The Aggie

Aggie Theatre Concert

The iconic Aggie Theatre, a cornerstone of live music in Fort Collins for more than a century, is set to showcase a lineup of fantastic shows this month. See That 1 Guy on the 7th and Maddy O'Neal on the 8th. On the 9th, catch Husbands and on the 14th, catch Satellite Pilot. G. Love & Special Sauce are performing on the 15th, and The Brook & The Bluff on the 16th. See Madi Diaz on the 20th and A Brother's Fountain on the 21st. Catch Próxima Parada on the 22nd, SACRAMENTUM on the 23rd, and Saxsquatch on the 28th. End this rockin' month with Mo Lowda & The Humble on the 29th and No Thanks on the 30th.

For Aggie show tickets and more information, visit this LINK.



Washington's Stage

Washington's, a historic venue with a capacity of 900 in Old Town Fort Collins, frequently welcomes renowned artists to its stage. See The Young Dubliners on the 7th. Catch The Tag Team Tour: An Evening with Dawes and Lucius (performing together as one band!) live on the 16th. On the 22nd, you can see "An Evening with Choir! Choir! Choir!". Legendary jam band moe. performs for two nights on the 23rd and 24th. Bluegrass fans must check out "An Evening with Phoffman (of Greensky Bluegrass)" on the 28th. End the month with Patti Fiasco and Mama Lenny & The Remedy Lovefest on the 30th, and Lucero on the 31st.

Click HERE for show tickets and more information.



The Armory - Bohemian Nights

The Armory is an intimate 200-person capacity venue with state-of-the-art acoustics. See Donavon Frankenreiter on the 5th and Madeline Hawthorne on the 6th. Catch Cary Morin & Ghost Dog on the 8th and Evan Dando (of The Lemonheads) Solo on the 9th. On the 19th, watch Skerryvore and on the 20th, spend An Evening with Sun June and Wild Pink. See Nershi Hann Trio live on the 22nd. Finish off the month with Kiltro on the 29th.

Visit this LINK for more information and show tickets.


Kick Up Your Boots at Sundance Saloon

In addition to offering dance lessons, bingo, open mic nights, and family-friendly events, Sundance Steakhouse & Saloon presents live performances every Friday and Saturday night. Kelsey Jo & The Wildcards perform on the 8th and 9th, and Trent Hughes is on the 15th. Find more information when you visit their website.


Music, movies and more at The Lyric

Musicians playing at The Lyric cinema

Experience live music alongside indie film screenings and visual art at The Lyric Cinema, an established fixture in Old Town Fort Collins for the past decade. The Lyric recently expanded, unveiling a new 10,000-square-foot building on North College in late 2017. In addition to showcasing a diverse range of indie films, this vibrant cultural center offers arcade games, a concession stand, and a café and bar. For their music and event lineup, as well as their movie schedule, visit their website.


Unique March Events

Downtown Bikes

Get out on two wheels and participate in Tour de Pie, presented by Bike Fort Collins, happening on the 14th.

Take a hands-on, interactive art class at Blue Moose Art Gallery - some happening this March are digital photography, watercolor painting, scarf design, and introductory mixed media. View their full schedule HERE.

Presented by Bath Garden Center & Nursery, take the Mini Landscapes Consultation Class on the 9th.

On both the 12th and 26th at the Golden Poppy Herbal Apothecary & Clinic, try their Sound Bath & Restorative Yoga class.

If you're an avid reader, don't miss An Evening with Scarlett St. Clair at the Fort Collins Marriot on the 13th - presented by Old Firehouse Books.

On the 14th, the Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures presents Friendship Force: Change the Way You See the World.

Celebrate St. Patty's Day a day early on the 16th with The Official Lucky's St Patrick's Day Bar Crawl, starting at Bondi Beach Bar & Grill in Old Town.

Presented by the CSU Department of Art and Art History, attend the Scott Artist Series: Susie Ganch Public Lecture on the 19th. 

2024 Bring the Power Social is happening on the 22nd at Canvas Stadium.

On the 23rd, bring the kids to enjoy the Banner Fort Collins Medical Center Bloomin’ Bunny Bash.

At the Old Town Library on the 24th, attend Celebrating "Great Gusts" with Megan Benedict.

Learn to Bird is happening on the 24th at the CSU Environmental Learning Center.

On the 30th, bring the kids to attend Egg Decorating with The Easter Bunny at Buttermilk Bakery & Pie Shop.


With all these exciting events, there is no shortage of fun in Fort Collins this March! For the full event calendar, visit this LINK.