Holiday Lights this Festive FoCo Season

It’s that magical time of the year when Fort Collins comes to life with twinkling lights. This holiday season, you can find lit up displays all over town! We’ve put together a collective list of these light locations.


Old Town Lights

Starting in early November and lasting until halfway through February, Old Town Fort Collins is covered in festive lights and decorations. While driving down college, you can see the trees and buildings wrapped in luster. There is also a giant blue LED holiday tree by the First Presbytarian Church featuring 25,000 pixel lights programmed with visual effects and an array of colors.


Community Botanic Garden

The gardens feature a half-mile walking trail fully decorated with holiday lights. Light displays include flowers, butterflies and other creatures. The Color Blossom Show is the highlight of the Great Lawn, with 700 lighted blossoms. This occurs from 5 to 9 p.m. from Dec. 10 through Dec. 26. Prices range from children to adult tickets.


Winter Wonderland

At 4927 County Rd. 36, a grand light show can be witnessed from Nov. 25 through Dec. 25. This location features a mile-long trail with various light sculptures. Additional elements include Santa visits and hot chocolate. The hours for the display are 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 


Residential Christmas Light Displays


  • 321 and 325 Albion Way (joint display that accepts donations for Habitat for Humanity)
  • 2635 Geranium Lane
  • 2318 Ryeland Court
  • 432 West St.
  • 1112 Woodford Ave.


This blog will be updated as more light show possibilities become available this 2021 Holiday season! Enjoy the festivities and stay safe!