What's Happening in June

After an event-packed May, fun-filled concerts and festivals continue into June. Check out what’s happening in Grand Junction and start making plans to join us!

Colorado Special Olympics Summer Games: June 7-9, 2019

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Aquatics, gymnastics, powerlifting, soccer, track, and field. The Colorado Special Olympics Summer Games bring together athletes from all over the state to compete for gold. Hosted in Grand Junction every year, the Summer Games are a powerful way to support inspiring athletes who will leave you feeling fulfilled and motivated.


Country Jam USA Music Festival: June 13-16, 2019

Camp out at Country Jam for one of the largest country parties on Earth. Every year, thousands of people come together to camp under the stars for three days at this country music festival held right outside Grand Junction. Join some of the biggest names in country music including country legends like Little Big Town, Alabama, Sam Hunt, Luke Bryan, Eli Young, Rodney Atkins, and many more. For the cost of a concert ticket, you get to enjoy over 30 acts on multiple stages. Book before it sells out!


Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Music Festival: June 14-16, 2019

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Celebrate hot pickin mandolins, blazing fiddles, and some wonderful Colorado sunshine in Palisade, Colorado’s Wine Country. Inbetween sets, be sure to attend an exclusive bourbon tasting with the head distiller from Peach Street Distillers, or cool off on the water and try your hand at paddleboard yoga. Local wine tasting, artisan vendors, and painting workshops are a great way to stay active while listening to music from some of the most popular bluegrass artists in the country. The summer 2019 line up includes the Chain Station, Rapid Grass, Shook Twins, The Lil Smokies, Jon Stickley Trio, Rising Appalachia and more! Be sure to get your ticket before it sells out.


Colorado Lavender Festival: June 29, 2019

The Colorado Lavender Festival is the only one of its kind and pairs the calming effects of lavender with the equally relaxing town of Palisade. Walk amongst vibrant purple fields, explore a vast assortment of artisan products such as lavender soaps and essential oils, or go on an exclusive guided Grand Valley lavender tour. While in Palisade, don’t forget to try some of the local wineries and visit an art gallery or two. This weekend is filled with calming scents and inspiring art, the perfect getaway to unplug from your hectic life!


See whats happening the rest of the year on page 26 of the Grand Junction Adventure Guide.