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Grand Valley River Fest

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT

River Fest will include the following fun events for the whole family:

Live Local Music- 11:00 am – 4:00 pm:
Bands include- Tim and Richard, Lowlands and Special Headliner

Beer Garden – 11:00 am – 4:00 pm:
Save-A-Life-Jacket Program will be hosting a beer garden at the event. All proceeds will go towards this nonprofit organization. Beer sponsors include Trail Life Brewery and other local breweries.

Community Gear Swap – 11:00 am – 4:00 pm:
Participants wanting to take part of this event must fill out registration form prior to the event. Forms can be found on event website (grandvalleyriverfest.com). 15% of each item sold will go towards Save-A-Life-Jacket Program, RiversEdge West and festival start-up cost.

Grand Junction Adventures Discounted Gear (two for price of one) Rentals – 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

SUP Yoga- 9:30 am -10:45 am:
Proceeds from this event will go towards the I Hype grief department which focuses on providing yoga, outdoor outings and grief group services to people that have had a traumatic event happen in their life (loss of a love one, addiction and physical and mental trauma). Event cost is $25 with gear rental and $20 with own gear. Pre-registration and waiver form must be filled out prior to event. Grand Junction Adventures will be donating it’s stand up paddle equipment and safety gear for this event.

Slackline Exhibition – 11:00am-1:00pm:
Test your slackline skills in a slackline exhibition across a section of Butterfly Pond. Event personnel will be there to demonstrate and help guide you across. Waiver must be filled out before participant can get on slackline. This is a free event.

Paddle Board Jousting – 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm:
Battle Royale on Butterfly Pond, paddle jousting dual between two paddle boarders. Participants will be given a life jacket, helmet, paddle board and double padded jousting paddle. Grand Junction Adventures has donated stand up paddle equipment and safety gear for This is a free event. Pre-registration and waiver form must be filled out prior to event. Prizes will be given to top winners of each age group.

Throw Bag Tournament – 2:00 – 4:00 pm:
This event will test your strength, focus and accuracy while at the same time raising awareness for water safety. The event is hosted by River Rescue Dynamics. There will be prize giveaways for the top three winners. This event cost $10 per participant. Pre-registration and waiver form must be filled out prior to event. Registration form can be found at event website (grandvalleyriverfest.com). Proceeds from this event will go towards Save-A-Life-Jacket Program, RiversEdge West and festival start-up cost.

Rubber Ducky Race – 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm:
RiversEdge West will be hosting a rubber ducky race and the winner will go home with a Rival Hoss Hala paddleboard (worth $1,199)!
Purchase a numbered rubber ducky (or several!) and watch it float down the Colorado River. The race will take place at the Las Colonias Slough/River Park, as well as be livestreamed – so anyone anywhere can participate and watch their duckies race! (Winner will pay shipping and handling costs if not located in Grand Junction, CO).

www.RiversEdgeWest.org

Activities for Kids and Adults – 11:00 am – 4:00 pm:
Several booths at the event will be conducting mini-interactive activities for kids and adults.

If you are interested in volunteering, sponsoring the event, or setting up a vendor booth go to our website and fill out the appropriate form.

Learn more here: https://grandvalleyriverfest.com and like us on Facebook @GrandValleyRiverFest and Instagram @grand_valley_river_fest.

Category: Festivals | Food / Drink

Details

Date:
May 18
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT
Event Category:
Website:
http://go.evvnt.com/2257292-0?pid=4957

Organizer

Grand Junction Adventures and River Rescue Dynamics
Phone
9704334760
Email
info@grandvalleyriverfest.com

Venue

RIVERFRONT at las colonias PARK
1695 Las Colonias Landing
Grand Junction, 81501
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For details or questions about events, please contact the venue. KGNU has no additional information nor is responsible for their accuracy.

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