Celebrate the outdoors and fat tires! Celebrate music! Celebrate headless chickens or dinosaurs!
This weekend and nearly every weekend for the next five months, there is a festival or celebration of some sort scheduled in the Grand Valley.
Along with annual favorites, such as the Fruita Fat Tire Festival or the Palisade Peach Festival, there will be a new Downtown Art Festival in October and the revamped GEAR UP Festival will be Saturday through Sunday, April 23–24.
In addition, several festivals have moved from their usual dates or have new or different activities.
So here is a guide to some of the Grand Valley’s upcoming festivals with dates and tips to help you anticipate each one.
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