Southwest Arbor Fest

Saturday, April 22, 2023 - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Lincoln Park

With several ways to join in on the action, there is sure to be something for everyone!

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Cornhole Tournament - Space is limited to 48 teams, so don't delay, sign up today! 
This fun tournament that begins with four games of round robin play, then the top 24 teams will be seeded into a double-elimination bracket with a cash prize for the top five teams. With up to $1,150 in payouts (if the tournament fills) this NEW tournament is sure to be a blast!  In order to participate:

  • Download the Scoreholio app
  • 15-minute timers will be used
  • Bring your own bags

Cornhole players get discounted tickets for the craft beer tasting (21+). No outside alcohol is allowed. 
Registration Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 14, 2023
Space is limited to 48 teams, so don't delay, sign up today! 

Craft Beer - Tasting for $25
Get your taste buds involved with amazing craft beer from local and regional breweries (21 and up), roam around visiting the arts and craft booths, enjoy live music, indulge in some delicious food from local food trucks, and have a memorable Saturday full of fun! Beer Tasting is $25; presale tickets are available for $20 and only 200 presale tickets will be sold. Get yours today!

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Arbor Day Activities

Help green-up Grand Junction by taking home a free tree seedling or participating in a silent auction to bring home a larger containerized tree for your yard. Arbor Day will also include an opportunity to sign up for the launch of the City's private ash treatment cost-share program provided by T4 Tree Services, a silent auction for urban wood pieces milled from recently lost park trees, notable tree tour, and more.

2023 Seedlings Varieties:Tree Raffle Varieties:
Hotwings MapleAcer Grand Mesa Glow (Mesa Glow Maple)
MimosaCastanea Mollissima (Chinese Chestnut)
Sucker Punch ChokecherryCercis Canadensis (Eastern Redbud)
Gila Moster Gamble OakCornus Alternifolia (Pagoda Dogwood)
Bur OakCornus a. 'Wstackman' (Golden Shadows Pagoda Dogwood)
Chinkapin OakEucommia Ulmoides (Hardy Rubber Tree)
Paperbark MapleGinkgo Biloba 'Autumn Gold' (Autumn Gold Gingo)
Black TupeloL.s. 'Slender Silhouette' (Slender Silhouette Sweetgum)
SourwoodNyssa Sylvatica 'Majestic' (Majestic Black Tupelo)
ZelkovaPistacia Chinensis (Chinese Pistache)

Pyrus Calleryana 'Glens Form' (Chanticleer Flowering Pear)

Quercus Buckleyi (Texas Red Oak)

Become a Vendor

Are you a local artist, crafter, business, or non-profit that would love the opportunity to get in front of 4,000-5,000 people? Southwest Arbor Fest is the place to make that happen. The booth fee is only $50 and non-profit organizations are free! Although we have activities throughout the day, booths will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. All booths will have a 10'x10' space. Bring your own canopy, tables, chairs, water, and electric. 
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Activities & Schedule of Events

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • Free seedling give-away (while supplies last)
  • Tree care informational booths
  • T4 Tree Service and Private Ash Treatment Program
  • Career Center High School Horticulture Program Plant Sale
  • Lincoln Park Notable Tree Tour (11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
  • Silent auction for larger containerized trees (7 to 10-foot-tall trees)
    Silent tree auctions opening and closing on the hour
  • Silent auction for reclaimed urban wood pieces - Closing at 1:30 p.m.
  • Electronics Recycling - additional information to come.

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Cornhole Tournament

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Colorado Craft Beer Tasting. Unlimited tasting and a commemorative mug. Pre-sale tickets can be purchased here with a $5 discount.  Only 200 will be pre-sold.
  • Free ice cream for the first 500 kids sponsored by Peak Ready Mix
  • Vendors and non-profit agencies
  • local food trucks
  • local live music

We are excited to see you at Southwest Arbor Fest 2023!