3 May Events Near You on the Western Slope

Warmer weather is coming and school is wrapping up for the year, give yourself and the kids a much needed break during May's testing and go explore some of these amazing events going on near you in the wild and remote west in May 2018. 

Fruita Fat Tire Festival

Fruita Fat Tire Festival, Wild and Remote West

May 4-6 kick off the a month full of events with Fruita's Fat Tire Festival is a yearly event that began in 1995 when a batch of mountain biking locals realized they had a great commodity and were home to amazing opportunities for biking. Choose Colorado notes that the festival is critical to the success of Fruita which makes it a no-brainer on how this May 2018 event is one of our top choices to kick off the warm season of the year. Check out everything there is to know about the 23rd annual Fruita Fat Tire Festival here.

Four Peaks Downtown Music Festival

Four Peaks Downtown Festival

For almost thirty ears, the Four Peaks Downtown Music Festival has been a place to enjoy great music and explore downtown Grand Junction. The event coincides and partners with the Grand Junction Off-Road Mountain Bike Event to give adventurers a ton of fun. Three days of music, fun and biking make for a great kick off of summer. From May 18-20 enjoy Epic Rides, delicious wine, and amazing music. As they say, this is "one finish line worth achieving." Don't miss this May 2018 event, it'll be another year before it comes around!

Grand Old West Days

Grand Old West Days

Rounding out the month is Grand Old West Days on memorial day weekend.  Kicking off with the Colorado State High School Rodeo Association on Friday May 25th, the Grand Old West Days and features arts and crafts, rodeos, a Beer Garden and more! This is a great way to end the month and get ready for summer fun that kicks off in June. This 2018 May event will give you a fun-filled end to the month!