This Saturday, July 21st, is the first ever Colorado Riverfest! Due to the low state of our river this year, there aren't going to be as many water-based activities as there will be in years to come, but there are still a ton of exciting things happening! This event is focused on building a community taking pride in our rivers and encouraging fun all while appreciating our outdoors.
At Las Colonias Amphitheater, this event promises to be one to remember! The new event locatio... read more
Who doesn't love packing up the coolers and taking the family out for a nice day on the lake? Why not add fishing to the mix!Here are our top 3 fishing spots around Grand Junction.1. Highline State Park
Head up to the northwest area of Grand Junction to hit two beautiful lakes (Highline Lake and Mack Mesa Lake). In these lakes you can catch Carp, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Catfish, Crappie, Perch, Bluegill, Rainbow Trout and more! If you want to make a trip out of it, go to Highline and enjoy c... read more
As we near Memorial Day Weekend and summer, the amount of events increase in Grand Junction! Here is something to do EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK!Today (5/21)Grand Junction Chess Club I 6:30–10:30 p.m. I Starbucks, in the Safeway storePlayers of all ability levels are welcome to attend this event and play some chess! If you have any questions call 243-1073.Tuesday, May 22The Great American Read book launch I 6:15–9 p.m. I Central LibraryThe list of 100 most-loved American books wi... read more
No matter how you like to spend your free time, Grand Junction will not disappoint. Not only is it surrounded by amazing mountains that are perfect for all manner of recreation, but it’s filled with outstanding agriculture, fun festivities, and interesting people. On the East end of the valley, orchards sprawl across the landscape. The trees and vines supply the valley with the most amazing fruit you’ll ever eat. Palisade is famous for its peaches, and also its wine. You can visit the tasting rooms year... read more
Toss the car keys, grab the helmet and join the rest of the valley in turning your daily commute into a daily ride. May is bike to work month in the Grand Valley and you’re not going to want to miss it. Last week, Grand Junction kicked off the month with a community morning bike ride. Starting in Fruita, riders biked together to Heritage Park and were greeted with free breakfast and coffee. If you missed the event last year, mark your calendar now for next year’s bike month festival. E... read more