Summertime in Fort Collins is about good times spent groovin' with friends and family to live tunes outdoors while taking in all the beauty that is Fort Collins, Colorado. With summer music being back in full swing, we're sharing the outdoor concert series and community live music events that you don't want to miss!


Lagoon Concert Series

Lagoon Concert 2

The Lagoon Concert Series is hosted at Colorado State University's Lory Student Center's west lawn under the trees of the lagoon to bring together the community for a free concert series with talented artists, food, and the promise of a good time.  Grab a blanket and join in on the festivities every Wednesday evening from 6:30-8:30pm, starting on June 12th and happening through July 24th. Click here to check out the 2024 lineup!


Sunday Summer Series at The Mishawaka 

The Mishawaka

The Sunday Summer series is a free concert series that takes place May 12th through July 28th (with more shows to be announced!) at the Mishawaka outdoor stage from 1pm-4:30pm. These events are free, but you can RSVP via their website to guarantee a seat in this year's complimentary shuttle service. You'll be able to sit outside while enjoying the beautiful views of the Poudre Canyon, grab some food from the Mish's outdoor grill, and a drink from the bar too. You're encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, and shade. Find the lineup of artists here


FoCo Food Truck Rally

Food Truck Rally

Enjoy live music presented by The Mishawaka and delicious food at The Fort Collins Food Truck Rally, which takes place every Tuesday all summer long from May 14th through September 17th, from 5:30pm to dusk. Bring your own seating and arrive early to beat the lines!


Bohemian Nights Thursday Night Live


Bohemian Nights is back in Old Town Square and this year includes 16 weekly concerts intended to highlight the diverse lineup of music from Colorado and beyond. The series will be hosted on the outdoor stage in Fort Collins' Old Town Square from 7-9pm, May 30th - September 5th. The performances are free and open for all to enjoy! Visit their website to see the 2024 lineup announcement!


Live at the Gardens Concert Series

Date Night Music at the Gardens on Spring Creek

The Gardens on Spring Creek and The Lincoln Center are partnering together for Live at The Gardens Summer Concert Series presented by Mountain Valley Bank. From June to August, you can enjoy a diverse lineup of artists out in one of Fort Collins' most beautiful settings. Check out the epic 2024 lineup when you click here!


New Belgium Friday Live Music Series

New Belgium Brewery

Who could pass up a delicious craft brew from New Belgium Brewing and outdoor live music? From 5-7 PM every Friday, make memories out at the New Belgium lawn. Bring your friends, family, pups, and a blanket and relax in one of Fort Collins' most iconic, beautiful settings. This summer, New Belgium will also be featuring an extra night of live music on Thursdays once a month! Stay in the loop by paying attention to their website and socials.


Lincoln Center Children’s Concert Series

Lincoln Center Exterior

The Lincoln Center, with the support of the City of Fort Collins' Fort Fund, is pleased to be sponsoring the FREE Children’s Summer Series Thursdays at 10am during the months of June and July outdoors on The Lincoln Center lawn. Great for children of all ages, this series features hour-long presentations of theatre, music, comedy, culture and fun.

Head to The Lincoln Center lawn on June 13th, 20th and 27th and July 11th and 18th to enjoy these five whimsical performances that will entertain both young and old alike. Blankets and sunscreen are encouraged. Space is limited and to seat as many people as possible, we ask that you only reserve enough blanket space to accommodate your party. Chairs will not be permitted on the lawn but are allowed as space is available in specified areas. Don't miss out on the kid-friendly fun - click here to stay updated!


Music on the Lawn at Foothills

Foothills Concert

Music on the Lawn at Foothills is back for this summer! This FREE concert series takes place every Friday night at 6pm, starting June 14th and ending August 30th. Not only can you enjoy live music, but you can also drink at a beer garden, grab a scoop of ice cream, shop local vendor markets, and more! Registration is not required, but you can RSVP, as well as find out the full schedule and details, at this link.


The live music options are endless, so get your dancing shoes ready for a full summer of groovin' under the sun here in Fort Collins!