GRAND VALLEY DAYSAugust 27-29, 2021

Grand Valley Days is an event that’s fun for the entire family!

Schedule of Events


8pm -10pm : Concert – 6 Million Dollar Band

Location: Cottonwood Park – 100 La Plata Circle Parachute, CO 81635


 7am – 10:00am : Pancake Breakfast

   Location: Methodist Church, 132 N Parachute Ave.

9:30am : Bake Sale

   Location: Methodist Church, 132 N Parachute Ave.

10am – 3pm : Music from Alpine Echo

   (before and after the parade)

10:30am : Parade – Theme: Rock N’ the 50’s

   Location: Off E 4th St and N Parachute Ave. around E 2nd St.
   Parade Grand Marshall: Alberta Gardner Payton

11am – 3pm : Games, music, contests, and fun following the parade

   Location: CFL Lawns – 100 E 2nd Street Parachute, CO

4:00pm : Slack

   Location: Rodeo Grounds – 100 La Plata Circle, Parachute, CO

7:00pm : Rodeo

   Location: Rodeo Grounds – 100 La Plata Circle, Parachute, CO


1:00pm – 3:00pm : Desserts & Ice Cream Social, Live Music with Noodle Soup. Slide show presentation of past Grand Valley Days

   Location: Historic Battlement Schoolhouse, 7235 County Road 300, Parachute

Photographs courtesy of

Lynn J. ShorePhotographist

Interested in entering your float or organization in the parade?!!?!
Send an email to

Do you want to be a contestant in this years’ rodeo??
Contact Fruita Rimrock Rodeo Series at (970) 434-4843

All event info can be found at

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There is a little something for everyone this weekend!! It doesn’t matter if you have an OHV or not!! It’s fun to just come watch all of the events, which most of them are free just to watch!!

  • •   Poker run
  • •   Trail ride
  • •   Barrel racing (not on a horse)
  • •   Whack a mole
  • •   Mud drag and more
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