Grand Junction 2020 Event Highlights

Tons of fun-packed events take place in the Grand Junction area every year. Be sure to check out some of our 2020 event highlights happening around Grand Junction!

If you are part of the event team on any of the events listed below, and your event does not have a link, please submit your event to the Visit Grand Junction calendar here


Grand Mesa Sled Dog Challenge


Taste of the Grand Valley

Banff Mountain Film Festival 

Explore the Outdoors Expo


Native American Arts Auction & Appraisal


Desert Rats Trail Running Festival

Grand Junction Renaissance Faire

Southwest Arbor Fest


Grand Valley Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Grand Enduro

Grand Junction Off-Road Mountain Bike Race & Downtown Music Festival

Junior College (JUCO) Baseball World Series

Mike the Headless Chicken Festival & 5K


Colorado Special Olympics Summer Games 

Hemp & Hops Festival

Country Jam

Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Music Festival


Market on Main, Downtown Grand Junction (Thursday evenings through September)

Independence Day Parade & Fireworks

Grand Valley Biker Rally


Palisade Peach Festival


Colorado Pork & Hops Cook-Off Challenge

Tour De Vineyards

Grand Junction Wine Week & Colorado Mountain Winefest

Downtown Car Show

Tour of the Moon Cycling Classic

Wuffstock Dog & Music Festival

Grand Valley Scottish Games and Celtic Festival


Downtown Arts Festival & Artist Open Studio Tours

Oktoberfest Amped


Western Slope Cowboy Gathering

Rim Rock Run Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon & 12K

Downtown Grand Junction Tree Lighting


Grand Junction Parade of Lights