Downtown Tree Lighting
Catch the Spirit of the holidays in Downtown Grand Junction. It all starts with the Downtown Tree Lighting presented by Enstrom Candies! With a magical wave of his hand and a sprinkling of magic dust from the Wells Fargo rooftop, Santa lights not only the tree at 4th and Main, but also all the lights on Main Street simultaneously! Santa then sits down to visit with the kids before returning to the North Pole.
The 2021 Downtown Tree Lighting will take place on Saturday, November 20 from 5:00-7:00pm!
Downtown Parade of Lights
The Parade of Lights is the biggest parade of the year! Thousands line Main Street as more than 100 lighted entries enchant viewers. Get in the holiday spirit and enjoy our beautiful Downtown. Be sure to also check out the shop windows of our wonderful Downtown businesses!
The 2021 Parade of Lights will take place on Saturday, December 4 beginning at 5:00pm.
Rim Rock Run
Winding over the Colorado National Monument from Grand Junction to Fruita, Colorado, the U.S. Bank Rim Rock Run boasts scenery unlike any other marathon. The peaceful course features views of towering monoliths, vast plateaus and canyon panoramas. Sheer-walled, red rock canyons surround the twists and turns of the course.
Utah's Christmas Town Celebration
The Helper Electric Light Parade began 1990. The festival ruan for 3 weekends.