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Cultural Attractions Near The Elizabeth Hotel

Music, Art, and Entertainment in Old Town Fort Collins

Fort Collins is a leader of the Northern Colorado live music and arts scene. With Old Town Square, artist studios, and live music venues, Fort Collins is home to numerous vibrant public spaces that feature live productions all year long.

During your stay at The Elizabeth Hotel on Firehouse Alley, get your creative juices flowing with these cultural attractions in Old Town Fort Collins:

Bas Bleu Theater
The Theatre is modeled after the great 18th-century European literary salons known as the “Bluestockings” (or Bas Bleu) whose members fostered an animated conversation about politics, art, theatre, music, and works of literature.

Lincoln Center
The Lincoln Center is one of Colorado's largest and most diverse presenters of professional theatre, dance, music, visual arts, and children's programs. It features two performing art spaces, an art gallery, and an outdoor sculpture garden. 

Aggie Theatre
Entertaining downtown Fort Collins for more than 100 years, the Aggie Theatre is a historic movie theatre turned music hall that now hosts big-name bands and local artists. A few blocks away from Colorado State University, Fort Collins’ largest music venue is a favorite among CSU students and Fort Collins locals.

The Armory
A historic armory constructed in 1907, The Armory is now one of the premier listening rooms in Northern Colorado. Primarily home to intimate acoustic acts, The Armory brings together national acts and local artists for diverse and memorable performances in the heart of Fort Collins.

Bohemian Nights
Enjoy live Colorado music during Bohemian Nights in Old Town Fort Collins. A free, live music series hosted each summer, Bohemian Nights features a variety of local bands and artists. During August, Bohemian Nights also host NewWestFest, a free, three-day music festival, including popular acts like The Decemberists, Andrew Bird, The Motet, and Bonnie Raitt.

Pianos About Town
As you meander through Old Town Fort Collins, keep an eye out for whimsical pianos inviting passersby to participate in spontaneous musical performances. Painted between May and October in Old Town Square, each unique piano combines art and music for the enjoyment of the local Fort Collins community.