Shop Early, Shop Local, Shop Safe - For Fort Collins Logo and Holiday Lights

Join us in showing how you are

#Forfortcollins This holiday season

This holiday season, For Fort Collins wants to encourage you to shop early, shop local and shop safe to support our community and the businesses that make Fort Collins special.

When you purchase even just one gift from a local small business, you’re supporting your friends and neighbors.


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Shop Early

To help businesses avoid crowds and long lines in their stores, allowing everyone to maintain physically distanced. 

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Shop Local

To support our Fort Collins businesses and their employees so we can ensure they stay open and serving our community.

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Shop Safe

To keep everyone healthy by following physical distancing protocols, wearing a face covering, and washing your hands.


Pledge to shop early, shop local and shop safe this holiday season by filling out the following pledge form and help us keep Fort Collins businesses in business! 

Once you’ve taken the pledge, you’ll have the opportunity to download an “I Pledged to Shop Local” badge to post on your social media platforms.

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Win a $25 Gift Card to NoCo Nosh! Here’s How: 

  • Sign the Pledge (Below) to Shop Local this Holiday Season
  • Post the “I Pledged to Shop Local” Badge OR a photo of yourself showing us how you shop local #ForFortCollins on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and Hashtag #ShopLocalFoco
  • Tag the City of Fort Collins in Your Post

A limited number of gift cards are available; pledge signers will receive a gift card on a first-come, first-serve basis.


  • Take the Shop Local Pledge!

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SHARE HOW YOU ARE #Forfortcollins

We’ve added new designs to our Social Post Creator to help spread the holiday cheer – with our Social Post Creator, you can create customized images to post on your social media platforms to help promote your favorite businesses in town.  

All you have to do is customize, download and post to share how you (or your customers) can be #ForFortCollins this holiday season.


Is your business ready for Holiday Shoppers?
Google for Small Business is taking the guesswork out of this season with personalized recommendations to help you meet shoppers where they are across Google Search, Shopping and Maps.

Register your Business on the new Fort Collins Marketplace Visit Fort Collins has developed an e-commerce website to showcase local businesses and their products. Businesses will have the ability to sell products on the platform. Click here for more information and to fill out a participation form. 

Business Owners

Use the #ForFoCo Business Toolkit this Holiday Season

Market your business this holiday season with the help of the free marketing and business tools and resources in the #ForFoco Business Toolkit.

Community Members

Other Things You Can Do  #ForFortCollins

Along with shopping early, locally, and safely – learn other ways you can help our local businesses this holiday season with options from writing positive reviews to online and curbside shopping.

Our Partners

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