The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Print Edition
Letter to the editor submissions
Have a strong opinion about something happening on campus or in Fort Collins? Want to respond to an article written on The Collegian? Write a Letter to the Editor by following the guidelines here.
Follow Us on Twitter
The Impact of Technological Innovations on Sports Betting in Colorado: A Primer
The Impact of Technological Innovations on Sports Betting in Colorado: A Primer
April 18, 2024

In the sports betting domain, Colorado stands as a unique arena where technological advancements have significantly reshaped the landscape. As...

Preview: Fort Collins Foodie Walk Friday evening

The Fort Collins Foodie Walk logo (photo credit: Downtown Fort Collins Business Association)

Prepare your stomach for some good (and free) eats. The Fort Collins Foodie Walk, a free, self-guided food tour of Downtown Fort Collins, is coming Friday, and this month’s theme is beer.

The Fort Collins Foodie Walk falls on the third Friday of each month, with nine Fort Collins businesses providing their own unique tastes to coincide with this month’s theme. The Foodie Walk was made to celebrate the foodie culture of Fort Collins.


“Foodies are simply people who love food,” said Peggy Lyle, the assistant director of the Downtown Fort Collins Business Association. “They love it for consuming it, eating it, where it’s coming from, from the science, the industry, the history, especially how to prepare it.”

According to Lyle, Friday’s event will be centered around beer because of this month’s Colorado Brewer’s Festival. As this is the first Foodie Walk of the summer months, Lyle also noted the shifts in attendance in different seasons.

“I think it goes without saying that, as people are thinking about different types of food preparation, the attendance fluctuates,” Lyle said. “When people are thinking about eating outdoors, barbecue, white wines, seasonal beers, there is definitely a shift. There is a culinary food calendar.”

Lyle has worked at the Downtown Fort Collins Business Association for 13 years, but the Foodie Walk has only been around for about two years. While the event is still relatively new to Fort Collins, Lyle praised the Foodie Walk for bringing local businesses together.

“I will say, of all of the different monthly activities we have, this is the most collaborative we are with the businesses,” Lyle said. “The Rocky Mountain Olive Oil Company is hosting cheese from the Welsh Rabbit Cheese Shop, or Blue Skies Winery might have spices come in from the Old Town Spice Shop. There are nine different retailers that cross-pollinate and help each other out.”

June’s Fort Collins Foodie Walk will be at nine participating Downtown Fort Collins businesses Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Visit the event page at the website for Downtown Fort Collins for more information.

Infographic by Keegan Williams

Collegian Features and Entertainment Editor Keegan Williams can be reached at

Leave a Comment
More to Discover

Comments (0)

When commenting on The Collegian’s website, please be respectful of others and their viewpoints. The Collegian reviews all comments and reserves the right to reject comments from the website. Comments including any of the following will not be accepted. 1. No language attacking a protected group, including slurs or other profane language directed at a person’s race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, social class, age, physical or mental disability, ethnicity or nationality. 2. No factually inaccurate information, including misleading statements or incorrect data. 3. No abusive language or harassment of Collegian writers, editors or other commenters. 4. No threatening language that includes but is not limited to language inciting violence against an individual or group of people. 5. No links.
All The Rocky Mountain Collegian Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *