ABOUT THE 4th ANNUAL TOUR DE CORGI EVENT

The Tour de Corgi is a Corgi Meet-Up and carnival parade of corgis through Old Town Fort Collins.

To be held Saturday September 29th, 2018 @ Civic Center Park and Old Town Fort Collins

Proceeds benefit 4 Paws Pet Pantry and Wyoming Dachshund and Corgi Rescue. 

For registration and information on vending or sponsorship, please visit our website at www.tourdecorgi.org.

 

SCHEDULE

 

Friday September 28, 2018

6:00-8:00 p.m. Corgi Meet-Up and early wrist band purchase or pick-up at the Clarion Inn

 

Saturday September 29, 2018

9:00 a.m.         Vendor set up

10:00 a.m.      The corgi meet-up, costume registration, and public vendor booths begin

10:30 a.m.       The corgi costume contest begins. (Please see details in the Contest tab)

12:00 p.m.       The parade of corgis leaves Civic Center Park.

3:00 p.m.         Event ends

The public is invited to visit Civic Center Park and the dog-related vendor booths.

Parade Route

TDC_Parade_Map

Parade details: Patio restaurants en route are in parentheses.

  1. The parade will exit Civic Center Park from the north and cross College Ave. at LaPorte Ave.
  2. Proceed down the east side of College Ave. (Starbucks, Wags, Bean Cycle, Town Pump)
  3. Turn east and circle through Old Town Square. (The Kitchen, Lucky Joes, Yeti)
  4. Circle in front of the stage and back to the south. (Little Bird Café, Bondi Beach Bar, Coopersmith’s north patio, Ben & Jerry’s)
  5. At the south end of Old Town Square, go half a block east to the crosswalk. (Coopersmith’s south patio)
  6. Cross Mountain Ave. at the crosswalk.
  7. Head west back to College Ave. and turn south one more time. (Starry Night Cafe, Bisetti’s, The Crown Pub)
  8. Take the crosswalk that crosses directly to Oak Street Plaza.
  9. Circle Oak Street Plaza to the left. (Blue Agave Grill)
  10. Turn back north onto College Ave. and cross Mountain Ave. (The Drunken Monkey, Old Chicago’s, The MainLine, Sonny Lubick Steak House, Austin’s American Grill)
  11. Turn west onto Mountain Ave. and continue west to the south entrance to Civic Center Park. (Enzios, Big Als, Snooze, Trailhead Tavern, Steakout Saloon)

This year, Tour de Corgi has an official hotel which is offering 15% off with your TDC registration proof. Please join us at the:

Clarion Inn
3836 East Mulberry
Fort Collins CO 80524  

This full service, pet friendly hotel is off I-25 is a straight shot to Old Town.

Make your reservations on-line, or call (520) 505-2284.

There will be a Corgi Meet-Up in the Atrium of the Clarion Inn from 6–8 p.m. on Friday evening.  Wrist bands will be available for early purchase or pick-up.

2018 Costume Contest Catergories

The Tour de Corgi Costume Contest is held on a donation basis. Registration begins at 10:00 a.m.

This year we are holding time slots for each category. We think will decrease the time spent waiting in line.

Please be registered and on time for your category’s line-up. Prizes will be awarded immediately after each category.

The 2018 Tour de Corgi costume categories and line-up times are:

10:00   Registration begins
10:15   Line-up Completely creative
10:25   Line up Cutest Couple
10:35   Line up Purdiest
10:45   Line up Baddest to the bone
11:00   Line up Funniest Furry
11:15   Line up Like Human Like Corgi
11:30   Line up Greatest group

The 2018 Tour de Corgi costume judges are:

  • Fort Collins City Councilmember, Ross Cunniff
  • Colorado State Representative, Joann Ginal
  • Retired KUNC Founding Member and DJ, Jo Anne Hedelston

PLEASE REMEMBER TO PURCHASE YOUR LIMITED EDITION “PIANO CORGI” T-SHIRT BY September 10th!

For registration and information on vending or sponsorship, please visit our website at www.tourdecorgi.org.