Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Events Calendar

Visit the Grand Junction VCB website for current events.

Main local events, make reservations early for these high event weekends!!


President's Day and Valentine's Day Weekend
February 13-16:


Spring Break
March 6-17


Easter Weekend
April 10-12:

14th Annual Fruita Fat Tire Festival
April 23, 2009 to April 26, 2009
14th Annual New Belgium Brewing Fruita Fat Tire Festival presented by US Bank. Come join the fun at Colorado's "kickoff" to the mountain bike season in the beautiful red rock country.----- Thursday April 23, 2009 Expo set-up, VIP Party for industry and participants registered by April 23. Registration for the festival will occur from 3-6 pm at the Civic Center. ----- Friday April 24, 2009 Expo, Beer Garden, Rides, Party 6-10pm - No Cover. Registration 10-6 pm at the Civic Center. Daily schedules posted at the Info Tent! ---- Saturday April 25, 2009 Clunker Crit, Expo, Beer Garden, Rides, Party 6-10pm - No Cover, Registration 10-12 noon at the Civic Center. Daily schedules posted at the Info tent! ----- Sunday April 26, 2009 Enjoy the trails before you head home!!

Spring Barrel Tasting
April 25, 2009 to April 26, 2009


Downtown Art & Jazz Festival
May 08, 2009 to May 10, 2009

Mother's Day Weekend
May 8-10, 2009

Mesa State College Graduation Events
May 14th-17th

Spring Barrel Tasting
May 16, 2009 toMay 17, 2009

Mike the headless Chicken Days
May 16-17th

Memorial Day Weekend
May 22, 2009 to May 25, 2009

JUCO Junior College Baseball World Series
May 23, 2009 toMay 30, 2009


Downtown Farmer's Market
June 11, 2009 to September 17, 2009

Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Music Festival
June 12, 2009 to June 14, 2009

Festival times are 5 pm Friday to 5 pm Sunday
Come Join us for the Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Music Festival ---------------- Festival features a shady concert park on the banks of the Colorado River with kids activities, and plenty of on-site camping & jam sessions. There are Saturday & Sunday morning workshops for guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, vocals, songwriting, alpaca felting, glassblowing and instrument building. Concert park vendors feature local wines, micro-brew, food, and more.----- \"A relaxed music festival for the listening audience with discerning taste\".---- Featuring: Cadillac Sky, Kane, Welch & Kaplin, The April Verch Band, The Kruger Brothers, The Dixie Bee-Liners, Mollie OBrien, Danny Barnes, Moira Smiley & VOCO, Catfish Keith, Dakota Blonde, Cartharsis and Way Down Yonder.
Riverbend Park451 Pendleton St., Palisade, CO, CO 81526 970-464-5602 http://visitgrandjunction.com/url_tracking.php?List_ID=498&url=www.palisademusic.org

Palisade Sunday Market
June 14, 2009 to September 20, 2009

Father's Day Weekend
June 19-21

15th Annual Bicycle Tour of Colorado
June 21, 2009 to June 27, 2009
A fully supported weeklong road bicycle tour through the Rocky Mountains!! Grand Junction High School will be their host site on Monday, June 22. --- Riders contact Premier Delivery Service at 303-238-1501 or pds@bicycletourcolorado.com to make hotel arrangements.
303-985-1180 http://visitgrandjunction.com/url_tracking.php?List_ID=687&url=www.bicycletourcolorado.com

Country Jam USA Music Festival
June 25, 2009 to June 28, 2009


Independence Day Weekend
July 3-5th

July 04, 2009
Fourth of July Family Celebration with a great parade and fun games and food in Palisade Memorial Park

July 04, 2009
Downtown Grand Junction Independence Day Parade sponsored by COGA.

Mesa County Fair
July 21, 2009 to July 26, 200911:00 AM - 10:00 PM (closes at 11:00 PM Fri & Sat; and 4:00 PM Sun.)
Enjoy plenty of family entertainment everyday at the Fair with carnival rides, 4-H/FFA animal exhibits and shows, local arts and crafts displays, daily magic shows, live music, dancing contests, and much, much more. Nighttime ticketed shows include PBR bull riding, concert and demolition derby. Daily gate admission fee and information on ticketed shows to come!
Mesa County Fairgrounds2785 Highway 50, Grand Junction, CO 970-256-1528 http://www.mesacountyfair.com/



5th Annual Cycling Festival
August 07, 2009 to August 09, 2009
43200 Hwy 141, CO 970-931-2458

Art on the Corner Golf Tournament
August 07, 2009

41st Annual Palisade Peach Festival
August 13, 2009 to August 16, 2009
The Festival kicks off on Thursday, August 13, 2009 with four days of fun-filled, entertaining events. With more than 100 food, art and craft vendors, great live musical entertainment, a fantastic children’s area, various culinary activities, numerous special events, and of course…peaches, we are certain that there is something for everyone at this year’s festival!

Western Colorado Senior Games
Aug 24-28th



Labor Day Weekend
Sept 4-7th

Rock Jam USA
September 11, 2009 to September 12, 2009

Colorado Mountain Winefest
Colorado Mountain Winefest
September 17, 2009 to September 20, 2009

Pork 'N Hops
September 18, 2009 to September 19, 2009

16th Annual Tour of the Vineyards
September 19, 2009

Fruita Fall Festival
Sept 25-27

Color Sunday
Sept 27th

Downtown Car Show
September 26, 2009


Downtown Spooktacular
Oct 31st


Thanksgiving Weekend
Nov 26-29



Parade of lights
Dec 5th

Past Events Calendars:

January 2009
February 2009
March 2009

April 2009
May 2009
June 2009
July 2009

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