October 2-4, 2020

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, 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 from 5:00pm – 8:30pm!

On Saturday, October 3rdthe 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.

2020 Grand Junction Film Festival

The Grand Junction Film Festival is proud to showcase local and non-regional filmmakers. Closing out the Downtown Art Festival weekend, GJFF will highlight a diverse range of student and professional filmmakers on Sunday, October 4. With educational panels and workshops offered during the weekend, GJFF is offering even more exciting opportunities for filmmakers and film enthusiasts to get involved. 

 All GJFF activities will take place online due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Learn more about the 2020 Film Festival or apply to showcase your project.


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. 

Please review the 2020 Art Festival Guidelines and 2020 Art Festival FAQ before arriving. 

In order to comply with COVID-19 Outdoor Event Guidelines from Mesa County Pubic Health, ALL spectators must register for the Artist Expo ONLY.

To register for your FREE spectator tickets, please visit www.universe.com/gjartfestival.


2020 sponsors

special thanks to our sponsors, who’s generous donations make this event possible