GJ Parks and Recreation Gears Up for 17th Annual Southwest Arbor Fest


Gear up and get ready! Grand Junction Parks and Recreation is hosting the 17th Annual Southwest Arbor Fest sponsored by Bellco Credit Union this Saturday, April 21st at Lincoln Park. From 12pm – 5pm, this family friendly event brings together elements of Arbor Day including tree giveaways and arborists, a Mac and Cheese tasting, Colorado Craft Brew Fest, kids’ activities, vendors, a great live local music lineup, and more!

The event is free to attend and festivalgoers can pre-purchase a Colorado Craft Brew Fest ticket by April 20th for $20 or pay $25 at the gate. The Mac and Cheese Throwdown will begin at 12pm and will go until all competitors run out of product. Tasting tickets will be $5 the day of the event. Tickets come with a 2oz try of every vendor’s product and the ability to vote for People’s Choice Awards.

Bellco Credit Union will be sponsoring the first $300 worth of gelato for kids for FREE as part of #bellcogivesback.

For more information on Southwest Arbor Fest, visit bit.ly/swaf18 or call the Parks and Recreation office at 970-254-3866.

For all media inquiries:
Emily Krause, Recreation Supervisor – 970-254-3875, emilyk@gjcity.org
Lorie Gregor, Recreation Coordinator – 970-254-3876, lorieg@gicity.org

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