The Mesa County Fairgrounds is home to the shows and races of the western side of the state of Colorado. Almost every weekend, the fairgrounds exhibit horse shows, classes, rodeos, and barrel races. The fairgrounds and our campground share a gate, where you can walk right over and be entertained by amateur and professionals alike.
The town of Fruita, located 25 minutes west of the City of Grand Junction, invites you to their annual Fruita Fat Tire Festival. This popular event, brings all mountain bike enthusiasts together to celebrate their love your MTB. This single track mountain bike event is celebrating it's 23rd year. During and after the MTB events, the town of Fruita celebrates the activities with live music, food, and prizes.
During the month of May, the Mesa County Fairgrounds (next door) hosts their annual Western Colorado Dog Agility Trials. The events take place on May 11th-13th and admission is free. Our campground and the Fairgrounds share a gate, so you can walk right over and enjoy the show.
Main Street comes alive with jazz music performed by local and national artists, artist demonstrations in a variety of mediums and artists selling beautiful, high-quality work. A celebration of art and music, this outdoor event features high quality street vendors, live music, extended shopping hours and other fun activities.Not only do you have the opportunity to experience the Grand Valley and the arts created, you also get to enjoy the off- road festival in the same weekend. With Jeep exhibits, demonstrations, and off road guide information, this weekend combines a little something for everyone.
Grand Junction is the proud host of the Junior College Baseball World Series for over 50 years. JUCO draws amazing young baseball players full of talent, commitment and enthusiasm. Players, coaches, and fans look forward to the thrilling moments of America's pastime.
Every year the Shrine Circus comes to town for a weekend of laughs, rides, and entertainment. Located right next door at the Mesa County Fairgrounds, you can walk over and enjoy an evening with the whole family.
In early June, the Town of Palisade hosts the Palisade Bluegrass and Roots Music Festival. Experience live bluegrass and rock music concerts, food, and drinks during this three day event. Tickets start at 25.00/person. Doors open at 12:00 pm and the concerts start at 3:00 pm. Visit the website attached for music lineups, contests, and much more.
This four day concert event is one of the biggest music festivals in the state of Colorado. The 2018 music line up like Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert, and Brett Eldridge. This event brings country fans together for a weekend of sun and fun. From morning through the night, you can explore vendors, cocktail and beer tents, delicious food, and contests while listening the some of the world's biggest country stars. Go to countryjam.com for the complete artist line up and day pass tickets.
Come enjoy locally grown fresh fruits and veggies on Main Street in our Historical Downtown Grand Junction. You'll be able to indulge in various vendors, artists, restaurants, food trucks, and live music. Summer has never been more delicious!
The Farmer's Market begins June 21, 2018 through September 13, 2018 from 5:30-8:30 pm on every Thursday of the week. Visit www.downtowngj.org for more information.
This event speaks for itself. If you love lavender, this is the event for you! Experience lavender in perfumes, essential oils, drinks, and recipes! Pick some lavender to take with you and learn about all the amazing things you can do with it or experience their one of a kind special dinner with food served using lavender. This new festival is outgoing, adventurous, and unique. Visit their website for all the details and for the event schedule.
Enjoy fireworks, bbq, parades, and baseball during the 4th of July festivities in Grand Junction. In the morning we host a parade that usually begins around 9 am on Main Street. After that attend the Grand Junction Rockies baseball game and experience America's past time at Suplizio Field. Immediately following the baseball game, Grand Junction begins their annual fireworks display! If you don't want to attend the baseball game, no problem! Just go to Lincoln Park and find a comfortable place to watch the fireworks (get there early).
The Mesa County Fair is an annual celebration of the county, its residents, community and history. The Fair creates an environment that promotes the diversity of the area and features family oriented entertainment, educational opportunities and is a showcase of local products and services. Demolition Derby, Moto Mayhem, Working Ranch Rodeo, Bull Riders, and we'll have some great entertainment lined up as well! Check out the website for more information regarding a schedule.
It's Peach Mania! Plenty of great food, entertainment, contests, activities for kids, and opportunities to explore Palisade via self-guided tours, guided tours and outdoor recreation. Satisfy your hunger for local and authentic with delicious peach products: from pies to ice cream, preserves to salsas, peach brandy and wine to virgin peach daiquiris, not to mention bushels of freshly picked peaches… all in a very scenic setting.
It's Colorado's barbeque competition! At this event you have the opportunity to explore BBQ Colorado style. Taste test hundreds of different brisket, chicken, ribs, and beef from all the most popular spots in Colorado. Sip on a nice pale ale during the perfect temperatures of September while listening to a variety of music from live bands. Make sure you get your tickets ahead of time! The BBQ runs out fast. The early bird gets the worm during this event.
For the last two decades, Colorado Mountain Winefest has been the premier Colorado wine celebration in the state, bringing dozens of local wineries to celebrate our award-winning wines and growing industry.With 50 Colorado wineries in attendance and a few thousand close friends to share unlimited sips, it's the kind of perfect day that makes everyone wish they lived here. The four day long event in Riverbend Park features live entertainment, unlimited wine samples, a commemorative tasting glass, wine tote and the chance to buy wine directly from the winemakers.
Colorado National Monument is home to the Tour of the Moon grand cycling classic. The Tour of the Moon takes place during the first part of October where awesome views is an understatement. With 23 miles of road and an elevation change from 4,700 to 7,000, it's hard to miss this race of a lifetime.