Grand Junction Is Excited to Present TWO New Labor Day Events in 2013

Mountain Bike Event & Classic Car Show Provide Holiday Weekend Options for Locals & Visitors

Grand Junction, Colo. (August 16, 2013) The Grand Junction Visitor and Convention Bureau (GJVCB) invites tourists to enjoy two new events in Grand Junction this Labor Day weekend: the Grand Junction Off-Road Endurance Mountain Bike Event and the Western Colorado Classic Car Show.

Grand Junction Off-Road Endurance Mountain Bike Event and Community Concert

The inaugural Grand Junction Off-Road is scheduled for August 30 - September 1, 2013. Featuring the world-class Lunch Loops and neighboring trail systems, the “Grand” courses will start and finish on Main Street in downtown Grand Junction. Participants of all skill levels will bike through an assortment of terrain while traversing the Tabeguache trail system to the distant reaches of the Magellan loop. Grand Junction’s Main Street is the event hub, where a 3-day long festival will welcome the returning riders with great surroundings, libations and noteworthy cuisine. Guests are welcome to attend the grand celebration, watch pro riders exhibit stunning athleticism and simply enjoy the last weekend of the summer event season! Get ready for the activities on twitter with #GrandShenanigans.

Hilltop's Western Colorado Classic

Hilltop will hold its inaugural Western Colorado Classic Auto Event on Labor Day Weekend 2013 (August 31 - September 1) at Canyon View Park in Grand Junction. The event is open to sports cars, hot rods, muscle cars, trucks, specialty vehicles, and will feature 500+ classic autos and vintage motorcycles. There will be vendors, entertainment, drawings and 33 trophies, including Best of Show, Best of Marque, Dignitary Choice, People’s Choice, Bets of Paint and Hilltop’s Choice. The 2013 Marque is a Chevrolet Corvette. Participants can enjoy a weekend of fun events including a reception, barbeque, fun race, and road tour. All proceeds benefit a wonderful resource to the community of Grand Junction, Hilltop Community Resources; assisting individuals of all ages navigate life’s challenges.

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Colorado Wine Country features 21 wineries with year-round tasting rooms and boasts more than 275 days of sunshine annually. Grand Junction has been named one of the eight sunniest cities in the United States by It is nestled near the 11,000-foot Grand Mesa and the 7,500-foot Book Cliffs. Grand Junction is the largest city in western Colorado. At an altitude of 4,586 feet, warm summers and moderate spring, fall and winter seasons allow for year-round golf, hiking and biking. Among Grand Junction's spectacular red cliffs and winding canyons are the Grand Mesa, the world's largest flat-topped mountain, the Colorado National Monument, Book Cliff Wild Horse Area, two national scenic byways and five golf courses. Grand Junction lies in the heart of the Colorado-Utah Dinosaur Diamond.


Mistalynn Meyeraan, Grand Junction Visitor & Convention Bureau, [email protected], 970-256-4063