October 1-3, 2021

Downtown Art Festival

Presented by alpine bank

The 6th 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 1st, 2nd and 3rd!

The Festival will kick-off on Friday, October 1st 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 2ndthe Festival will continue with the Artist Expo on Main Street 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. Applications are open for the Artist Expo – scroll down to apply! 

Closing out the Downtown Art Festival weekend, the Grand Junction Film Festival will highlight a diverse range of student and professional filmmakers on Sunday, October 3rd. With educational panels and workshops offered during the weekend, GJFF is offering even more exciting opportunities for filmmakers and film enthusiasts to get involved.

Artist EXPO APPLICATION Below

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    2021 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 3. With educational panels and workshops offered during the weekend, GJFF is offering even more exciting opportunities for filmmakers and film enthusiasts to get involved. 

     

    Learn more about the 2021 Film Festival or apply to showcase your project.

    COVID-19 UPDATE

    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.  

    2021 sponsors

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