Signature Downtown Event

Downtown Art Festival presented by Alpine Bank


The 4th Annual Downtown Art Festival, celebrating the Downtown Grand Junction Creative District, brought to you by Alpine Bank with support from Renewal by Anderson and 2U Detailers will be happening October 4th, 5th, and 6th! 

The Festival will kick-off on Friday, October 4th 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-8:30pm!

On Saturday, October 5th, the Festival will continue with the installation of the 2020-2021 Grand Junction Art on the Corner temporary exhibit early in the morning. All AOTC artists are encouraged to stick around to chat with the community about their piece. Voting for the 2019-2020 People’s Choice AOTC award will begin at 11:00am. The Artist Expo will follow the installation on Main Street from 3rd to 7th, and will run from 11:00am – 3:00pm. The street will be filled with local artists and vendors, as well as live demonstrations and performances.

Entertainment at the 4th and Main Plaza on Saturday, October 5th:
Nick C & The Mind of 3: 11:00am-2:30pm
The Theatre Project: 12:30pm-1:00pm (during break)
Art on the Corner Awards – 2:30pm-3:00pm


The 2019 Call for Artists for the Artist Expo is now closed.

Click HERE to read the Rules and Regulations for the Artist Expo.

The Grand Junction Film Fest will close out the weekend on Sunday, October 6 from 1:00pm-7:00pm at the Avalon Theatre! The Film Fest will be a ticketed event – tickets will be available for purchase soon. Feel free to spend your Sunday watching films made by local filmmakers or just pop in and out to only watch your preferred films. For all questions regarding the Film Fest, please send an email to [email protected]!

The submission period is now closed.

For ticket and show information for the GJ Film Fest, click HERE.



Friday, October 4

4:00pm - 9:00pm First Friday

Saturday, October 5

8:00am - 11:00am Art on the Corner Installation
8:00am - 11:00am Dave Davis Sculpture Installation
10:00am - 12:00pm Community Crosswalk Painting (5th/Colorado)
11:00am - 3:00pm Artist Expo
11:00am - 2:30pm Nick C & The Mind of 3
12:30pm - 1:00pm The Theatre Project
2:30pm - 3:00pm Art on the Corner Awards

Sunday, October 6

1:00pm - 7:00pm Film Festival