Grand Junction Festivals
If you’re in town for exciting Grand Junction area festivities like Winefest or the Country Jam, you’ll love how close DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Grand Junction is to where you’re headed. In town with a crowd? We’re ideally equipped for your large or small group’s stay, with rooms with one king or two double beds, fantastic group rates, on-site dining and recreation and a free shuttle service to the airport and anywhere within three miles of the hotel.
Grand Junction Area Festivals & Events
Spring Barrel Tasting | April – May
Enjoy gourmet cuisine, behind-the-scenes winery and vineyard tours and barrel tastings at this annual event hosted by the Grand Valley Winery Association.
Junior College World Series | May – June
The Junior College World Series, or JUCO World Series, has been played in Grand Junction since 1959. Held at Mesa State College’s Sam Suplizio Field, this series is a place for players to prove themselves as potential Major League Baseball stars.
Country Jam | June
Some of the biggest names in country music put on a weekend-long show at this music festival held at the Country Jam Ranch in Mack, Colorado, 22 miles west of Grand Junction.
Lavender Festival | July
Held at Palisade Memorial Park, this festival offers seminars and workshops, growing tips, hands-on demonstrations of aromatherapy and crafts, activities for kids, live entertainment, music and food. Learn everything you ever wanted to know about lavender at this summer event.
Rock Jam | August
Hear live performances of your favorite rock bands at this huge music festival in Mack, Colorado. Enjoy lots of food from pizza to pork barbecue as well as vendors for body piercing, apparel, jewelry and more.
Palisade Peach Festival | August
Originating in the late 1800s, the Palisade Peach Festival celebrates the area’s delicious and sought-after peaches with orchard tours, ice cream socials, street dances, a tug of war, live entertainment, recipe contests, a pancake breakfast, a parade, peach cuisine, a peach eating contest, farmer’s market, lots of food and arts and crafts vendors.
Pork N Hops Challenge | September
At this family-friendly event at Lincoln Park in Grand Junction, professional barbecue teams compete for a $20,000 prize at this festival complete with live music, beer, food and family activities.
Colorado Mountain Winefest | September
Enjoy wine competitions, tastings, seminars, food pairings, winery tours, winemaker’s dinners and other events perfect for wine aficionados and casual fans alike.