Upcoming Events - Drive Electric Northern Colorado

Upcoming Events

Northern Colorado is quickly becoming a leader in plug-in electric vehicle adoption. Visit a DENC Ride and Drive to see why more and more people are driving electric. Try the next generation of transportation and learn how plugging in can save money, reduce our dependence on oil, reduce pollution, and give a superior driving experience. 

Drive a Tesla Model S, BMW i3, Chevy Volt, Ford Energi plug-in, Nissan LEAF, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, and others!* For current pricing on some of the EVs available in the Northern Colorado market, click here.

*We apologize in advance but vehicles for each event are subject to change due to inventory levels – please email info@driveelectricnoco.org with questions about specific events.

Dick and Fini Thomas Neighborhood Ride and Drive

This is a private event but you can sign up to volunteer here.

June 27; 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Passport to Water and Power

Did you know that the City of Loveland is a core partner in DENC? Come learn about Loveland Water and Power and the work they are doing to accelerate EV adoption! Collect stamps as you go on this learning adventure and find out where Loveland gets its water, what happens when it goes down the drain, how electricity gets to your home and more! DENC will be offering a Ride and Drive at this event. Test drive up to six different EV models and enter to win gifts and door prizes at this fun outing!

July 23; 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Loveland Service Center: 200 North Wilson Avenue Loveland, Colorado 80537.

Sign up to volunteer here.

Electrify Your Summer

DENC will be doing a Ride and Drive for the City of Fort Collins’ “Electrify Your Summer” event. Come trade in your gasoline-powered lawn mower for an electric mower, and find out how EVs can fit into your life to save thousands of dollars every year. Test drive up to six different EVs and find out how you can mow down air pollution.

July 25; 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Washington Park: 321 Maple St., Fort Collins, CO 80521.

Sign up to volunteer here.

City of Fort Collins Ride and Drive

This is a private Ride and Drive for City of Fort Collins employees.

July 30; 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

This is a private event but you can sign up to volunteer here.

We are working on several more upcoming events and will keep you posted as soon as details are finalized!  

Please contact Annie (afreyschlag@electrificationcoalition.org) or Ryan (rshepler@electrificationcoalition.org)  if you are interested in hosting a Ride and Drive event.


Drive Electric Northern Colorado plans to host and participate in events in the region to allow people to learn more about plug-in electric vehicle technology.

Events will include opportunities to learn from experts about:

  • How electric vehicles save you money
  • The great features of different electric vehicle models
  • How to charge electric vehicles
  • The role electric vehicles play in curbing harmful emissions
  • How electric vehicles help reduce U.S. dependence on oil

You will also have the opportunity to get behind the wheel of the newest cars available.

Drive Electric Northern Colorado is also always looking for events where we can partner with interested stakeholders and connect with crowds so please contact us if you have ideas for other events or are interested in joining or hosting an event.  Also, sign up to be notified when we add a new event.