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 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-8:30pm!
On Saturday, October 2nd, the Festival will continue with the Artist Expo at the 4th + Colorado Avenue parking lot 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.
If you’d like to apply to the Artist Expo or Film Festival, please visit our Creative District website at gjcreates.org. All submission fees are waived and FREE this year to help support our local art community. Applications for 2021 will be available soon!
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.
Friday, October 2
|4:00pm - 9:00pm||First Friday|
Saturday, October 3
|8:00am - 11:00am||Art on the Corner Installation|
|11:00am - 3:00pm||Artist Expo|
|11:00am - 2:30pm||TBD - Entertainment|
|12:30pm - 1:00pm||TBD - Entertainment|
|2:30pm - 3:00pm||Art on the Corner Awards|
|3:00pm - 5:00pm||TBD - Entertainment|
Sunday, October 4
|1:00pm - 7:00pm||Film Festival|