Southwest Arbor Fest

Southwest Arbor Fest Grand Junction ColoradoSouthwest Arbor Fest

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

Get your taste buds involved with our Annual Mac and Cheese Cook-Off competition, sample some amazing craft beer from local and regional breweries (21 and up), roam around visiting the arts and craft booths, enjoy live music, experience the amazing touch-a-truck, indulge in some delicious food, and have a memorable Saturday full of fun!

Help green-up Grand Junction by taking home a free tree seedling or being selected to receive a larger containerized tree for your yard. Arbor Day will also include the Colorado State University Extension Demonstration Day event, custom-built nature playground, silent auction for urban wood pieces milled from recently lost park trees, notable tree tour, tree identification workshop, and more.

Become a Vendor or Competitor

Activities & Events

Colorado Craft Beer Expo

  • $20 Presale / $25 Day Of

Find more information on how to purchase a ticket at presale price! Tickets includes commemorative glass and unlimited beer tastings.

Mac & Cheese Tasting

  • $5

Music Entertainment

Participating Colorado Craft Breweries

  • AC Golden Brewery
  • Big B's Hard Cider
  • Copper Club Brewing Co
  • Crooked Stave
  • Edgewater Brewery
  • Kannah Creek Brewing Co
  • Mancos Brewing Company
  • Oskar Blues
  • Palisade Brewing Co
  • Rockslide Brewpub
  • Snow Capped Cider
  • Talbott's Cider Company

Hotel Discounts

Hotel discounts/special event rates offered during Southwest Arbor Fest are listed below. To ensure availability, we suggest that you make your reservations as early as possible.

  • Grand Vista Hotel,, 970-254-7142 - $65
  • Hampton Inn,, 970-243-3222 - $149
  • Quality Inn,, 800-790-2661 - $89
  • Travelodge GJ,, 970-243-5080 - $54
  • Tru,, 970-256-1000 - $139

Thanks to Our Sponsors!

Bellco Credit Union
FCI Constructors, Inc.