Grand Junction

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West Slope Cross Cup
Oct 01 - Dec 07
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Downtown Tree Lighting
Nov 23
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Rockapella- Contemporary Acapella!
Dec 01
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Parade Of Lights - 36th Annual
Dec 07
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Powderhorn Opening Day
Dec 14
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Dead Horses
Dec 20
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The Association- The Original Group
Jan 26
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Zoso - The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience
Feb 27
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Lewis Black
Apr 02
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Dan Miller's Cowboy Revue- Vocals And Fiddles
Apr 14
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Grand Junction Events      Grand Junction events anchor the western slope’s concerts, rodeos and festivals. Signature Grand Junction events include The Country Jam and Mike the Headless Chicken Festival. Grand Junction is also home to the Junior College World Series several pro rodeos. Fruita, 12 miles north of Grand Junction, hosts the Fruita Fat Tire Festival, one of the nation’s most recognized mountain bike races/festival. Other Grand Junction events taking place right outside of town include the Palisade Peach Festival. There are also numerous wine festivals taking place at wineries around Grand Junction.

      The Mesa Theater is the most active music venue featuring Grand Junction events. It features national and Colorado bands and music of all genres. Other music venues include KAFN Radio Room, Avalon Theatre and Warehouse25sixty-five.

      Thanks to a $1.6 million grant from the state of Colorado, the City of Grand Junction was able to open Las Colonials Amphitheatre in 2017. Within walking distance of Downtown Grand Junction, the Las Colonias Park Amphitheatre has a capacity of 5000 people and a stage large enough for a symphony.

      Like most major cities in Colorado, Grand Junction is near a ski resort. Powderhorn is about 50 minutes west of Grand Junction right on the edge of the Grand Mesa Forest. It’s one of the smaller ski resorts in Colorado at 1600> In the summer, there a number of mountain bike events ad in the winter there are ski and snowboard events.

Grand Junction events and things to do in the Summer

Hiking, Biking, Mountain Biking, Camping, Fishing, Off Roading, Four Wheeling, ATVing, Boating, Wineries, Zipline, Horseback Riding, BMX Track, Whitewater Rafting, Golf, Motor Sports Speedway, Trampoline Park, Skateboard Park,

 

Grand Junction events and things to do in the Winter

Cross-Country Skiing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling

See events near Grand Junction: Delta CountyPowderhorn Ski Resort, Fruita (on this page), Palisade (on this page), Dinosaur (on this page)

Nearest Water
Colorado River
James M. Robb-Colorado River State Park

Distances
Denver  5 hoursw 23 minutes  287 Miles
Salt Lake City 4 hours and 36 minutes 288 miles
Las Vegas 7 hours and 24 minutes 507 miles

 

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