Signature Downtown Event

Downtown Art Festival presented by Alpine Bank

The 6th Annual Downtown Art Festival, celebrating the Downtown Grand Junction Creative District, brought to you by Alpine Bank with support from Renewal by Anderson and Dillards will be happening October 1st, 2nd, and 3rd!

The Festival will kick-off on Friday, October 1st in our galleries, shops, and select restaurants Downtown during First Friday. Make sure to stop by the plaza at 4th and Main to enjoy local music 5:00pm-8:00pm!

On Saturday, October 2nd, the Festival will continue with the Artist Expo on Main Street between 3rd and 7th Street and will run from 11:00am – 5:00pm. The event will be filled with local artists and vendors, as well as live demonstrations and performances.

Closing out the Downtown Art Festival weekend, the Grand Junction Film Festival will highlight a diverse range of student and professional filmmakers on Sunday, October 3rd. With educational panels and workshops offered during the weekend, GJFF is offering even more exciting opportunities for filmmakers and film enthusiasts to get involved.

For the most up-to-date information, please visit our GJ Creates website at

Downtown Grand Junction is moving forward with all events as planned unless directed otherwise by guidelines and restrictions set forth by the State of Colorado and/or Mesa County Public Health. Our primary goal is to keep our community safe and healthy, so Downtown GJ will be implementing safety and social distancing measures at our events.

Special thanks to our sponsors : Alpine BankRenewal by Andersen LLC, Dillards, KJCT News 8


Friday, October 1

5:00pm - 8:00pm First Friday

Saturday, October 2

8:00am - 11:00am Art on the Corner Installation
11:00am - 5:00pm Artist Expo
11:00am - 1:30pm Union of None
2:30pm - 5:00pm Rock 'n' Swing

Sunday, October 3

11:00am - 8:00pm Film Festival