Here in Fort Collins we love our beer. We also love our events that are involved with beer. One of the big ones is New Belgium's Tour de Fat!

New Belgium just released their national schedule!

The dates of the festival that starts with the costumed bike rally and ends with fun, music and beer were released for the events across the nation.

Washington, D.C.                     May 31                                   Yards Park
Durham, NC                             June 21                                   Diamond View Park
Chicago, IL                               July 12                                   Palmer Square
Twin Cities, MN                       July 26                                   Loring Park
Boise, ID                                  August 16                               Ann Morrison Park
Fort Collins, CO                       August 30                              Civic Center Park
Denver, CO                              September 6                           City Park
San Francisco, CA                   September 13                         Lindley Meadow - Golden Gate Park
San Diego, CA                         September 27                         Golden Hill Park
Tempe, AZ                               October 4                               Tempe Beach Park

In 2013, Tour de Fat traveled to 12 cities nationwide and attracted 97,500 festival attendees and 57,359 bicycle parade participants. The fundraising events raised a total of $536,000 for local nonprofits and diverted an impressive 85 percent of waste from landfills. Tempe, Ariz., raised the most money (over $90,000) and New Belgium’s hometown of Fort Collins, Colo. attracted the most parade riders and festival-goers, both totaling 25,000 people.

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