"April showers, bring May flowers" 

  • May 1
    • The Nelons at Grand Junction High School
      • Admission: $25/adult, $15/student. Hours: Doors open at 6:45 p.m. 7:30p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • May 2
    • The Daily Sentinel High School Sports Awards at the Avalon Theatre
      • Presented by Ed Bozarth- Mark Miller Chevrolet Buick. Admission is $9.00, Hours: 6 pm to 8 pm
  • May 3
    • Weird Al Yankovic at the Avalon Theatre
      • Hours: Doors open at 7 pm and the show begins at 8 pm.
  • May 4
    • Fruita Fat Tire Festival at the Civic Center Downtown Fruita
      • *MAY 4TH TO MAY 6TH*
        • Visit here to get more information regarding the hours and admission.
    • USA Cycling Collegiate & PARA Road National Championships at the CMU Campus and Various other Locations
      • *MAY 4TH TO MAY 6TH*
        • Free admission and the hours vary. Visit here to get more details regarding the hours.
    • Cinco Cinco 5K FUN RUN at the Edgewater Brewery
      • Hours: Will begin at 5:30 pm. Visit here for registration and admission.
    • US BANK Fine Art Auction at the Western Colorado Center for the Arts
      • Admission: $20, Hours: 5 pm to 7 pm will be a reception and silent auction. At 7 pm the live art auction will begin.
    • Western Slope Reining Horse Association Spring Spectacular Show
      • Located at the Mesa County Fairgrounds Covered Arena *MAY 4TH TO MAY 6TH* Visit the following website for more details.
  • May 5
    • Palisade Brews and Cruise Festival at the Veterans Memorial Park
      • Hours: Noon- 5 pm. Visit here for information regarding admission
    • Cinco de Mayo Celebration Pres. By LAAF on Main Street
      • Free admission, HOURS: 10 am to 10 pm
    • Tulips and Juleps Derby Party at the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens
      • Admission: $35, Hours: 2 pm to 5 pm.
    • Spring Day on the Farm at the Cross Orchards Historic Site
      • Admission: $5/adult, $4/senior, $3.50/kids (3-12), family group-rate: $12. Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
  • May 11
    • Grand Valley Beer Fest at the Colorado Mesa University Meyer Ballroom
      • Admission: $30 adv | $35 at the door. Hours: 5 pm to 9 pm
  • May 12
    • Girls on the Run 5K at Shelledy Elementary
      • Visit here for admission details, Hours: 10 am
    • Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show 2018 at Two Rivers Convention Center
      • Saturday: 9 am to 6 pm.
      • Sunday: 9 am to 4 pm.
      • Admission: $5/adult, $4 senior & military, Kids under 12 FREE with paid adult.
  • May 13
    • Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast at the Mesa County Fairgrounds Community Building
      • Admission: TBA, Hours 7 am to 11:30 am
  • May 14
    • Central High School Graduation Ceremony
      • Graduation will begin at 8 am at Stocker Stadium
    • Palisade High School Graduation Ceremony
      • Graduation will begin at 6:30 pm at Stocker Stadium
  • May 15
    • Fruita Monument High School Graduation Ceremony
      • Graduation will begin at 7 pm at Stocker Stadium
  • May 16
    • Grand Junction High School Graduation Ceremony
      • Graduation will begin at 8:30 am at Stocker Stadium
  • May 17
    • Grand River Academy Graduation Ceremony
      • Graduation will begin at 10 am at Two Rivers Convention Center
    • Gateway Graduation Ceremony
      • Graduation will begin at 6 pm at the Gateway Community Center
  • May 18
    • R-5 High School Graduation Ceremony
      • Graduation will begin at 9:30 am at CMU Brownson Arena
    • Mesa Valley Community Graduation Ceremony
      • Graduation will begin at 2 pm at Two Rivers Convention Center.
    • Horns and Frills – Summer Exhibit at the Dinosaur Journey Museum
      • *MAY 18TH TO SEPTEMBER 16TH* For more information click here.
    • Glow N Games – Colorado Special Olympics Benefit at Long Family Memorial Park
      • Admission and Hours: Register now and save! 5K $30.00, CrossFit $30 per person, 5K + Crossfit $40 per person, Bearcat ONLY $5 per person., Hours: 5:30 pm Touch-a-truck, 6:30pm Police Memorial Vigil, 7:00pm CrossFit and Bearcat Pull events, 9:00pm Glow 5K
    • Four Peaks Downtown Musical Festival at Downtown Grand Junction
      • *MAY 18TH TO MAY 20TH* FREE admission, and for more information for full music lineup and map, click here
  • May 19
    • Barrel into Spring Wine Tasting at the Grand Junction and Palisade Wineries
      • For information regarding admission and hours visit here
    • Regional Pickleball Tournament at the Lincoln Park Pickleball Courts
      • Admission: $35 (ages 16+ only)
  • May 25
    • Colorado Skate Series BMX Races at the Mesa County Fairgrounds BMX Track
      • Admission: Free for spectators
    • Alpine Bank JUCO World Series 2018 Banquet at Two Rivers Convention Center
      • For more information visit here
  • May 26
    • Junior College World Series 2018 (JUCO) at the Suplizio Field
      • Visit here for more information