Post written by Alex Ballou, Marketing Assistant.
Summer Means Fair Season
Whether you’re excited to get your hands on all things peach at the Peach Festival, or rock out to local music at Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest, summer means fair season! In this blog, we’re taking a look back at fairs, parades, and celebrations of summers past. All images are from the Archive & Collections at FCMoD.
|c. 1927-29: Parade, possibly Cow College Carnival|
|c. 1927-29: Marching band in Cow College Carnival|
|July 14, 1966: Downtown Merchants Association Carnival at night, downtown Fort Collins, Colorado.|
|August 12, 1966: Larimer County 4-H Fair, Loveland, Colorado|
|July 19, 1967: Downtown Carnival & Bazaar, corner of Oak and College Ave looking north, east side of street; Fort Collins, Colorado.|
|July 19, 1967: Downtown Carnival & Bazaar, 100 Block College Ave.; Fort Collins, Colorado.|
|July 19, 1967: Downtown Carnival & Bazaar, 100 Block South College; Fort Collins, Colorado.|
|August 12, 1967: Larimer County Fair, parade, downtown Loveland, Colorado.|
|August 18, 1968: Larimer County Fair Parade, in front of C&L Bootery, 141 E. 4th Street, Loveland.|
Local history lives here. Visit the Archive & Collections at FCMoD – open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm – and like us on Facebook to see more historical images and artifacts. Archival images are available for research, purchase, and more through the online Fort Collins History Connection website.