Upcoming Downtown Events

Fall is here and there are a ton of great fall events happening in Fort Collins and right here at CooperSmith’s! Mark your calendars for these great local events for the whole family:

  • Hickenlooper, Beauprez Debate Watch Party
    This Thursday at CooperSmith’s Pub! 

Governor John Hickenlooper and his opponent Bob Beauprez will be debating at 7 p.m. in the Lory Student Center Theatre.

Hosted by KUSA and the Coloradoan, CooperSmith’s will be streaming the debate live on Poolside!

  • Downtown Business Association Ride and Drive
    October 11th, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Downtown Fort Collins

Join Drive Electric Northern Colorado on October 11th from 11 a.m. to 3p.m. to test drive a variety of Electric Vehicle models including the Nissan LEAF, the Chevy Volt, the BMW i3 and other models. After you test drive an EV at this event you will receive a coupon for a free EV-inspired beer at Odell Brewing Company.

Ride and Drives like this event are a great opportunity to test out a variety of the latest plug-in electric vehicles to see which model will fit your lifestyle. To ensure you have the best experience possible, DENC places EV owners in the front seat for your test drive, allowing you to pick the minds of actual owners to learn about the vehicle.


  • Old Town Zombie Fest
    October 25th, Downtown Fort Collins 

The 2014 Zombie Fest is slated for October 25,2014 when the undead take over downtown Fort Collins to raise money for Turning Point Creatures of all ages are welcome to participate in these TO DIE FOR events!

The Zombie Crawl begins at 5:00p.m. in Old Town Square. Runs until 9:34 p.m. The Old Town Square stage will be a howling good time. The Kidz Krawl is from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and it $10 to enter. The $10 wristband entitles your zombie 5 kid-friendly gifts. Buy early and enjoy the Krawl. Face painting will be available in the Square starting at 1:00 pm. Zombify your ghoul for $10.  Upgrade for $20 and go all out for $30.  Enjoy festive activities at 5:00 with contests, giveaways and learn to dance “Thriller” style.

CooperSmith’s will have Cream Sodas available for 1 ticket during the Kidz Krawl!

  • A Night of Fear & Giving Gear
    October 30th, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. CooperSmith’s Pub! 

Join CooperSmith’s and Homeless Gear for a night of Halloween fun as we gather gear for those who need it most. Win prizes, have fun and enjoy a spooktacular night of giving back! Dress up in your favorite costume and include an article that you can donate to Homeless Gera. Socks, hats, coats, blankets, tarps, hand and food warmers, backpacks, gloves and more – the most creative, gear-inclusive costume winner will win $30 to CooperSmith’s! We also have an Otterbox cruiser up for grabs, iPad mini and more!

  • Tiny Tot Halloween
    October 31, 2014 beginning at 10 a.m.

A great event for kids 7 and under happens in Old Town Fort Collins on Halloween morning, October 31st. Trick or treating through Downtown Fort Collins followed by a Monster Mash at the Sunset Event Center. Meet in Old Town Square at 10:00am and receive special goody bags that you can use for trick or treating, then creep your way throughout downtown and see all of the friendly characters that line the streets giving away candy.

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