2019 Parade of Lights Float Winners Announced

2019 Parade of Lights Float Winners Announced

  The 2019 Parade of Lights was certainly one to remember! Special ‘Thank Yous’ goes out to our Title Sponsor – Bank of Colorado, Supporting Sponsor – Networks Unlimited, our media sponsors – KKCO and Townsquare Media, all of the judges,...
Rides & Vibes – Know Before You Go

Rides & Vibes – Know Before You Go

Kick off festival season with the biggest street party of the year! Welcome to Grand Junction Rides & Vibes Mountain Bike Race and Downtown Music Festival — new name, same great event! With 16 bands and live mountain bike racing action over three days, Rides &...
Rides & Vibes Rebrand: A Project Story From The Designer

Rides & Vibes Rebrand: A Project Story From The Designer

You may have noticed that the Grand Junction Rides & Vibes mountain bike race and downtown music festival has a completely new look this year. We worked with designer TJ Smith to completely reimagine the brand for the event. In his own words, read how TJ developed...

2022 Restaurant Week Winners Announced!

What an amazing 5th Annual Downtown Restaurant Week it was! We were overwhelmed with the community participation with the passport program. A special thanks to our title sponsor, Alpine Bank, for supporting a fast-growing event in our community! Shoutout to our...
Restaurant Week- Wild Stamp Announcement!

Restaurant Week- Wild Stamp Announcement!

Eat your way through Downtown Grand Junction during the 5th annual Downtown Restaurant Week presented by Alpine Bank. Happening April 1-10, 2022 this event is a great way to explore the culinary diversity of Downtown Grand Junction- and be entered to win prizes while...
Rides and Vibes Downtown Music Fest

Rides and Vibes Downtown Music Fest

Get on your dancing shoes! We are excited to announce the first wave of bands for the 2022 Rides and Vibes Downtown Music Fest. Saturday night catch Mark Broussard on the main stage at 4th and Main Street. Mark’s a mix of funk, blues, R&B, and pop....
See you Downtown for the Mav Classic and Beer Garden!

See you Downtown for the Mav Classic and Beer Garden!

Photo by Devon Balet If you’ve ever dreamed of watching elite collegiate cycling while drinking a locally crafted beer then you are in luck! The Mav Classic Bike Race is back with a new feature – a beer festival and outdoor vendor fair! Hosted by Colorado Mesa...
Behind the Art: “Mind Numbing”

Behind the Art: “Mind Numbing”

This post originally appears on GJ Creates At its best, public art has the power to inspire human connection, inform, and create social change. One recent GJ Creates project hits all three notes. If you haven’t visited downtown lately, make a stop to see “Mind...
The Shift Returns in March

The Shift Returns in March

Photo by Devon Balet Welcome to The Shift, a new food, art, and social experience in Downtown Grand Junction. The Shift represents a shift in thinking, reimagining an underdeveloped downtown space into a new, engaging space for community connection and business...