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Fruita Fat Tire Fest

The Fruita Fat Tire Festival, celebrating its 18th birthday, will ride into Fruita on Thursday, April 25, and continue through Sunday, April 28, at the Fruita Civic Center Park.

VIP registration will be from 3–6 p.m. April 25, along with the expo set up. The DT Swiss–Continental Tires VIP party beings at 6 p.m. and includes free food and New Belgium Beer while it lasts. A VIP pass is required or pay $20 at the door.

The festival events on April 26 begin with the expo and bike demos open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The KEEN Rippin Chix Skills Camp will be offered both April 26 and 27. Information on guided rides can be found with the schedule posted on the bulletin near the beer tent, or you can ride on your own.

Did we mention the beer tent? The New Belgium Beer garden will be open until 9 p.m.  April 26–27. And both evenings there will be festival parties in the park.

There will be live music and the daily expo with fun activities planned for the weekend. The Clunker Hunt scavenger hunt and the Sombrio Pump Track Pursuit race are both planned for Saturday, April 27.

Go to for a complete schedule of events and all the registration details.

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