Parks and Rec Admin

Address: 1340 Gunnison Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Phone: (970)254-3866
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm M-F

Southwest Arbor Fest and Arbor Day Celebration CANCELLED

Due to the restrictions in place, including the Governor's Stay at Home Order and Social Distancing Requirements, this event is Cancelled.  

We look forward to seeing you in 2021!


With several ways to join in on the action, there is sure to

be something for everyone!

Get your taste buds involved with our Annual Mac & Cheese Cook-Off competition, sample some amazing craft beer from local and regional breweries (21 and up), roam around visiting the arts and craft booths, 
enjoy live music, experience the amazing touch-a-truck, indulge in some delicious food,
and have a memorable Saturday full of fun!
Help green-up Grand Junction by taking home a free tree eedling or being selected to receive a larger containerized tree for your yard. Arbor Day will also include the CSU Extension Demonstration Day event, custom-built nature playground, silent auction for urban wood pieces milled from recently lost park trees, notable tree tour, tree identification workshop, and more. 
Arbor Day Celebration Schedule



~ Become a Vendor or Competitor~


Arts and Craft Vendor Application

Mac & Cheese Cook-Off Competition Application 

Arbor Booth Application ~ FREE

~ Colorado Craft Beer Expo ~ $20 Presale / $25 Day Of

CLICK HERE for more information on how to purchase a ticket at presale price!

Includes Commemorative Glass and Unlimited Beer Tastings

~ Mac & Cheese Tasting $5 ~


~ Music Entertainment ~


~ Participating Colorado Craft Breweries ~

        Copper Club Brewing Co ~ Rockslide Brewpub ~ Big B's Hard Cider 
      Palisade Brewinng Co ~ Mancos Brewing Company 
              AC Golden Brewery ~ Oskar Blues ~ Snow Capped Cider

Crooked Stave ~ Kannah Creek Brewing Co ~  Edgewater Brewery
Talbott's Cider Company


 Hotel Discounts:

Hotel discounts/special event rates offered during Southwest Arbor Fest are listed below. To ensure availability, we suggest that you make your reservations as early as possible.
Quality Inn,, 1-800-790-2661 - $89
Grand Vista Hotel,, 970-254-7142 - $65
Travelodge GJ,, 970-243-5080 - $54
Tru,, 970-256-1000 - $139
Hampton Inn,, 970-243-3222 - $149

Thanks to our Sponsors!

Bellco Credit Union