The Most Centrally Located Grand Junction Hotel
Grand Junction is a unique city of the American West that is surrounded by seven National Parks and Forests between the Alpine Forests of Colorado and the Canyonlands of Utah. Located in the heart of Colorado’s wine country less than three miles from Grand Junction Regional Airport, Ramada Inn offers the most convenient Grand Junction lodging.
Within walking distance you’ll find over a dozen fast-food and full-service restaurants. Mesa Mall is three miles west, Two Rivers Convention Center is three miles south, Mesa County Fairgrounds is seven miles south and a short picturesque drive can take you to any of 18 award-winning wineries.
Local Events in the Greater Grand Junction Area
The greater Grand Junction area features a wide array of entertaining and cultural events throughout the year. From family friendly activities, outdoor outings and art exhibits to concerts, nightclubs and wine tastings, our fair city is filled with an interesting mix of fun things to choose from. Search through our events blog for things to do when vacationing in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Date posted: 05/15/2013
The stars at night are a magnificent site. Especially when you are outside the city in a place dark enough to get the full effect. Whether you are young or old, female or male, outer space is something that fascinates us all. It opens up our minds up to the endless possibilities that are out...
Date posted: 04/22/2013
Now that Spring is in full-swing, itâ€™s time to take full advantage of the outdoors. Why not take a day to relax and enjoy a baseball game! If you are going to be staying at any of the Grand Junction CO hotels this Spring, consider supporting junior college baseball by attending a World Series...
Date posted: 03/28/2013
With the coming of spring comes good weather in Grand Junction, Colorado! One of the best ways to celebrate the spring is to attend the Dragon Unchained Renaissance & Pirate Fantasy Faire. There will merchants and entertainment along with attractions for two weekends of fun in the sun.
Date posted: 02/18/2013
The third annual celebration of fine dining, wine and spirits Edesia will be held at the Wine Country Inn in Palisade, Colorado. The event will be sponsored by Remy Cointreau, the American subsidiary of international champagne, cognac and spirits giant Remy Martin. Alpine Bank presents Edesia...
Date posted: 01/15/2013
Those staying in hotels near Colorado Mesa University this winter may appreciate hearing music favorites during their stay. The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra is a great source of such music, and holds monthly concerts for the general public.
Date posted: 12/13/2012
Are you in the mood for a great performance in the upcoming month? If youâ€™re staying in Grand Junction CO hotels, there are plenty of arts performances happening to satisfy all tastes. Whether you enjoy a funny play or the beautiful ballet, one of the two events below will interest you, so keep read
Date posted: 11/20/2012
There are plenty of holiday options for those staying in hotels in Grand Junction CO in December. Bring the kids for an education in music or your furry friend to the 1st Canine Christmas in Grand Junction!
Date posted: 10/25/2012
Itâ€™s beginning to look a lot like the holiday season for those staying in downtown Grand Junction CO hotels! With snow falling, itâ€™s time to break out the costumes and holly and get ready for winter. Here are some great events to celebrate Halloween and the holidays with snow, lights and more!
Date posted: 09/04/2012
Fall is a great time to experience Colorado! If youâ€™ll be staying in lodging in downtown Grand Junction CO, you can celebrate Halloween at the Fruita Fall Festival or bring your car to be admired at the FuoCo Motor Car Show. Read about these fun events below!
Date posted: 08/30/2012
Grand Junction is proud to be hosting the Colorado Professional Rodeo Associationâ€™s Finals Rodeo! If youâ€™re staying in downtown Grand Junction CO hotels this September youâ€™ll be able to witness a weekend of bareback riding, barrel racing, breakaway, bull riding, steer wrestling, team roping, and...
Date posted: 07/19/2012
There is nothing more refreshing than biting into the perfect peach on a summer day. Those staying in hotels in Grand Junction CO will able to experience the 44th annual Palisade Peach Festival filled with delicious peach products. The festival is Peach Mania with great food, entertainment...
Date posted: 06/26/2012
If youâ€™re a guest of Grand Junction CO hotels this summer, be sure to visit one of Grand Junctions oldest traditions: The Mesa County Fair! 2012 marks the landmark 125th year of the Mesa County Fair.
Date posted: 05/04/2012
If you love local produce, Grand Junction, Colorado has a treat for you! Those staying in Grand Junction CO lodging in June will be able to witness the opening of the American National Bank Farmerâ€™s Market on June 14. You know it is summer when the Farmerâ€™s market begins!
Date posted: 04/02/2012
If youâ€™re spending spring at a hotel near Mesa State College be sure to check out the Art & Jazz Festival! Main Street of Grand Junction will come alive with jazz music performed by local and professional artists Motherâ€™s Day weekend. The three-day festival features street vendors, live...
Date posted: 03/20/2012
If you happen to be staying at hotels in Grand Junction CO, there are many spring events to attend. Here are just a few of your options!
Date posted: 02/24/2012
On March 24, the Western Colorado Congress in Grand Junction will be hosting The Wild and Scenic Film Festival. This is the festivalâ€™s 10th year. Each year, it travels across the country to bring the best of the home festivalâ€™s films in a three-hour program. The goal of the festival is to bring...
Date posted: 01/23/2012
ebruary is a great month of fun for the citizens of Grand Junction. Check out some of the events in art, health and love below!
Date posted: 12/21/2011
The holidays are coming quickly, which means itâ€™s time to focus on family and friends. Grand Junction, Colorado is hosting a number of holiday events for the public to enjoy. For more details on these events and more New Yearâ€™s celebrations, visit www.visitgrandjunction.com/events...
Date posted: 11/17/2011
Are you ready to get into the holiday spirit in Colorado? Grand Junction has a ton of holiday events happening this year. Below are just a few descriptions of the celebrations to get you excited!
Date posted: 09/30/2011
Bands, beer and bikes. Sounds like a great trio, right? Fruita, Colorado is holding a unique event this October that allows visitors to partake in all three during one weekend. On October 14-15, get ready to dance, eat, run and bike!
Date posted: 08/31/2011
Those residing in or visiting the city of Grand Junction, Colorado can welcome this fall with the Fruita Fall Festival on September 23-25, 2011. The Fruita Fall Festival is more than just your typical arts and crafts fair with a youth pet and talent show, a parade, the legendary bed race and a...
Date posted: 07/27/2011
Join wine connoisseurs from all over as they gather to celebrate the 20th year of the Colorado Mountain Winefest. Fine wine and food lovers from all over the world make their annual pilgrimage to Palisade, just east of Grand Junction, to celebrate all things wine from...
Date posted: 06/30/2011
Come and enjoy the amazing nature and breathtaking sights of Colorado as you join hundreds of others in a group bicycle ride through the mountains of the Grand Junction area. This is your chance to take part in a challenging, entertaining, and safe trip through some of the most beautiful...
Date posted: 05/25/2011
Enjoy some of country musicâ€™s top artists as they put on ground-stomping and crowd-pleasing performances that will last over an extended weekend. The Country Music Jam is in Grand Junction, Colorado from Thursday, June 23 until Sunday, June 26. The lineup includes such popular names as...
Date posted: 04/22/2011
Itâ€™s time to throw on your dancing shoes, start feeling the blues and join the thousands of people who will be attending the annual Art & Jazz Festival in Downtown Grand Junction, Colorado.
Date posted: 03/01/2011
Paul Giamattiâ€™s new film is the picaresque yet touching story of politically incorrect, impulsive, irascible and blunt Barney Panofsky, and will be playing at the Avalon Theatre this month.
Date posted: 02/04/2011
On Sunday, February 27, the 2nd Annual Worst Day of the Year Bicycle Ride will get started at Dos Hombres Mexican Restaurant.
Date posted: 01/03/2011
Bush Cree Promotions presents their Fight Night at the Two Rivers Convention Center.
Date posted: 12/09/2010
Ring in 2011 this year with an incredibly beautiful fireworks display at the Colorado National Monument. In addition to celebrating the New Year, itâ€™s also the monumentâ€™s 100th birthday.
Date posted: 11/19/2010
On Saturday, December 18, the Bookcliff Activity Center will be hosting a Breakfast with Santa.
Date posted: 10/24/2010
Mesa State College has a well-respected performance department and will be showcasing a delightful rendition of Alice in Wonderland this month.
Date posted: 09/21/2010
The Greater Grand Junction area features a variety of Halloween events for children and adults throughout the entire weekend.
Date posted: 08/02/2010
Stray Grass will be performing on Saturday, August 7, at Grande River Vineyards.
Date posted: 07/09/2010
Flat Top Reed will be performing on Saturday, July 31, at Grande River Vineyards.
Date posted: 06/12/2010
All My Brother's Band & XXX (a ZZ Top Tribute) will be performing on Saturday, July 24, at Grande River Vineyards.
Date posted: 05/31/2010
Quemando will be performing on Saturday, June 10, at Grande River Vineyards.
Date posted: 04/30/2010
Stray Grass will be kicking off the Palisade Blue Grass Roots Festival on Thursday, June 10, at Grande River Vineyards.
Date posted: 03/14/2010
Each and every Tuesday one of Grand Junction's most popular restaurants features its incredible wine list at half price.
Date posted: 02/10/2010
On Saturday Feb. 20 the Grand Junction Lions Club will be hosting their annual parade and carnival.
Date posted: 01/03/2010
Robert Earl Keen is a Texan singer-songwriter and is popular with traditional country music fans, folk music fans and the college radio crowd. On January 7th he will be performing at the Avalon Theatre.
Date posted: 12/18/2009
On December 31st the annual Winter Festival features the beautiful Parade of Lights along Main Street, and non-profits organizations set up from 3rd to 7th Street selling baked goods, hot drinks and gift items like hand-made jewelry and toys.
Date posted: 12/13/2009
The Golf Club at Redlands Mesa is having a New Years Eve Dinner. Beginning promptly at 5 p.m. on Thursday December 31st, the elegant and affordable evening features a variety of entrĂ©es including charbroiled New York strip with a red wine demi glaze, crab stuffed pork loin medallion.
Date posted: 11/02/2009
On November 6th there will be an art exhibit reception of photography at Planet Wines in downtown Grand Junction.
Date posted: 10/01/2009
Grand Junction Motor Speedway is one of the premier kart racing facilities in the country. Located in Grand Junction, Colorado, they offer full kart rental program, corporate and team-building programs, professional race management, arrive and drive, racing school.