EVENT INFORMATION

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

To be held Saturday October 5, 2024 @ Civic Center Park and Old Town Fort Collins

Proceeds benefit 4 Paws Pet Pantry, Colorado Corgis and Friends Rescue, Wyoming Dachshund and Corgi Rescue, and Bandit’s K9Care

For up-to-the-minute information please join our Facebook Page and Facebook Group.

https://www.facebook.com/tourdecorgi/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/tourdecorgi/

2024 Schedule

     Sunday September 24, 2024

                Last (recommended) day to pre-order t-shirts, stickers, and other merch for timely arrival.   

     Saturday September 30, 2024

                Last day to register for Sponsorship that includes logo on the digital flyer/map.  

     Saturday October 5, 2024

                9:00 a.m.       Vendor set up

                9:30 a.m.       Registration,  Meet-up & Vendor Booths begin

               10:00 a.m.      Costume Contest begins

               12:00 p.m.      Parade begins at Civic Center Park.

                2:30 p.m.       Event ends

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

Please note, that all adults must have a wrist band to participate in either the parade or costume contest.

We will offer wrist bands, and a limited number of stickers and short-sleeved unisex T-Shirts on the day of the event. Supplies will be limited, so we encourage you to order in advance to guarantee your preferred t-shirt, style, size, and color.  (And, to avoid the line!)

2023 Costume Contest 

The Costume Contest begins at 10:00 a.m. at Civic Center Park. Adults must have a wristband to participate.

Show us your creative and original costumes!

The schedule and categories are:

9:30 a.m.  Registration, Corgi Meet-up & Vendor Booths begin
9:50 a.m. Line-up “Completely Creative”
9:55 a.m. Line up “Purdiest”
10:00 a.m. Live Costume Contest begins
10:00 a.m. Line up “Baddest to the Bone”
10:05 a.m. Line up “Funniest Furry”
10:10 a.m. Line up “Greatest group”
10:25 a.m. Line up for “Best Comic Con Corgi”
10:30 a.m. Line up for “Best Comic Con Corgis Group”
Followed by Judge Conference & Prize Awards
12:00 p.m. Parade begins

 

The 2023 Costume Contest Judges are [drum roll and brass fanfare]:  

-Caleb Gilbert of Beeda’s Thingamajigits & 2023 T-Shirt Artist
-Mayette Eggleston of the Fort Collins Comic Con
-Katy Schneider of the Fort Collins Creative District & Visit Fort Collins

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. (Mercado del Mundo, 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 and head west.
  7. Turn north onto Howes Street and continue to the south side of Civic Center Park.