Signature Downtown Event

Downtown Art Festival presented by Alpine Bank

The 5th 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 2nd, 3rd, and 4th! 

The Festival will kick-off on Friday, October 2nd  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 3rd, the Festival will continue with the installation of the 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 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 – 5:00pm. The street will be filled with local artists and vendors, as well as live demonstrations and performances.

Entertainment at the 4th and Main Stage on Saturday, October 3rd:
TBD: 11:00am-2:30pm
TBD: 12:30pm-1:00pm (during break)
Art on the Corner Awards – 2:30pm-3:00pm
TBD: 3:00-5:00pm

Stay tuned for more information regarding vendor and artist application, as well as film fest submission.

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, KJCT News 8


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