Delta County Tourism - Vacation Destination
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Delta County A Vacation Destination -- Cedaredge, Crawford, Delta, Eckert, Hotchkiss, Paonia
You'll want to discover all of Our Side of the Divide. Delta County features playgrounds from 4,000 feet to 11,000 feet and all the fun stuff in between. Small country farms, orchards burgeoning with fruit, wine makers busy at their craft and chefs stirring it up. This is Delta County Colorado, not a spot well known by very many. However, this little part of western Colorado is starting to make an impression on the food and wine scene; so come vacation here and sample our way of life!
16 of the Best Events Delta County Colorado Offers
Delta: Eckert Crane Days
March 17-19, 2017 -- One of Nature's announcements of Spring! On Fruitgrower's Reservoir you can watch the lift-off and the landing of hundreds of Sandhill Cranes as they make their way north. Presentations and food will surround the event.
North Fork Valley: 14th Annual Hotchkiss Sheep Camp Stock Dog Trials
May 13-14, 2017 -- The Trials are located just 1 block from downtown Hotchkiss; watch the partnership between a dog and its' handler heard sheep. Other events and attractions are held throughout the weekend.
Grand Mesa: Heritage Days, Cedaredge
May 27-29, 2017 -- A festival celebrating our heritage and harvest through arts, music and dance events that often include demonstrations and classes.
Crawford: 39th Annual Crawford Pioneer Days
June 8-11, 2017 -- Activities include: old-fashioned melodrama, a baking contest, auction, parade. Festival fireworks over Crawford State Park are Saturday night. On Sunday there are outhouse races, hay bale races, and a Cowboy Church service at 11am with free lunch in the park.
Delta: Downtown Delta Fest - June, August, September
June 8, 2017 -- DACC brings Delta Fest to downtown Main Street every year. As you walk up and down the historic street of Delta, Colorado you will be introduced to music, dancing and great food! June 8th is our kick off for the event, followed by August 10th and September 14th, all starting at 5:30pm and goes until sundown! Enjoy an evening of live music, and there's always fun for the kids! We will be on Main Street from 2nd Street all the way through 5th Street.
North Fork Valley: North Fork Uncorked
June 17-18, 2017 -- We kick off The Season, the West Elk wine-makers invite you to explore the beautiful North Fork Valley with North Fork Uncorked. Meet local wine-makers; take part in vineyard tours and tasting; enjoy farm-to-table dinners and food-and-wine pairings with local chefs.
North Fork Valley: 71st Annual Paonia Cherry Days
July 1-4, 2017 -- Celebrate the holiday weekend with a parade, crafts, live music and dancing, competitions. So much going on you need to "Google" us! Fun for the whole family, bring the kids!
Grand Mesa: Cedaredge Little Britches Rodeo, Cedaredge
July 1-4, 2017 -- Our tried-and-true tradition is on par with the sport of Rodeo. It has grown from a single, annual event back in 1952, to more than 150 rodeos held in 26 states throughout the country. Each year, Cedaredge is proud to host the longest continuous Little Britches Rodeo in the world.
DELTA: 81st Annual Deltarado Days
July 27-30, 2017 -- This 4-day festival brings the whole community together; plan your family or class reunion around Deltarado Days. The event kicks off celebrating our Ag history with a Farmer Rancher luncheon. The weekend also features a Friday Night Street Dance, a 5K around Confluence Lake, a parade, a classic car show, as well as the Saturday Vendor Village that is dyed-in-the-wool with a kids' fun park and live music at Confluence Park. Deltarado Days winds down with a community church service on Sunday.
North Fork Valley: 8th Annual West Elks Wine Trail
August 5-6, 2017 -- As you travel our Wine Trail you'll sip samples from 10 wineries in Paonia and Hotchkiss and enjoy food pairings! Commemorative recipe cards and complimentary wine glasses!
North Fork Valley: Delta County Fair and Rodeo, Hotchkiss
August 5-12, 2017 -- A Colorado Pro Rodeo Association Events: bareback, barrel racing, breakaways, bull riding, mixed team roping, saddle bronc, steer wrestling, team roping, and tie-down roping! There will be an outdoor expo and poker run. Get in on the fun!! William Michael Morgan will perform his #1 hit song "I Met a Girl" during his concert on August 11th.
North Fork Valley: Farm to Fiddle, Hotchkiss
August 11-12, 2017 -- The festival is a two day event and runs Friday through Saturday. Artists, farmers and outdoor enthusiasts from all across the Western Slope will fill the streets of Downtown Hotchkiss. This free festival encompasses all the remarkable elements of the North Fork Valley.
North Fork Valley: Mountain Harvest Festival, Paonia
September 22-24, 2017 -- Come celebrate the lifestyle of the North Fork Valley with music, art, performances, and food grown locally!
Grand Mesa: Color Sunday on Grand Mesa
September 24, 2017 -- Come experience Delta County in Fall Splendor! Grand Mesa is a photographers' muse as aspen turn from bright green to golden yellow! Color Sunday offers vacationers walks and tours focused on wildlife, nature and photography.
Grand Mesa: AppleFest, Cedaredge
October 7-8, 2017 -- One of the juiciest festivals in western Colorado with live music, local foods, wine garden, art, car show, chili cook-off, antique tractor show, and of course . . . Apples!
North Fork Valley: 6th Annual Hard Cider Festival
October 28, 2017 -- Listen to live music and sip hard cider; the perfect way to end a harvest season! This is a family friendly event so bring the kids along.
Plan your Delta County Vacation
LOCATION: 655 Grand Avenue, Delta CO 81416.
For Current Event Dates; For a Visitors Guide: 970-874-9532.
- Elevation: 4950 feet above sea level.
- Region: Delta - Northwest, Colorado
- Restaurant: On site.
PRIMARILY YEAR ROUND ACTIVITIES
- National Park OR Monument: On site.
- National Forests & BLM Lands: On site.
- State Parks: On site.
- Designated Scenic/Historic Byway: Along the scenic byway.
- Designated Hiking Trails: Trails start on site.
- Museum: On site.
- Golf Course: On site.
- Art Gallery: On site.
- Restaurant(s): On site.
PRIMARILY SUMMER ACTIVITIES
- Fishing in River, Stream or Creek: On site.
- Fishing in Lake, Reservoir or Pond: On site.
- Horseback Trail Rides (Guided): On site.
- Jeep Trails: Trails start on site. (off road, back country, 4WD, Jeep, or jeeping).
- ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and/or Dirt Bike Trails: Trails start on site.
- Mountain Bike Trails: Trails start on site.
- Hunting in Area: On site.
- Colorado Hunting Units/Areas: 64, 411, 62, 52
- Cross Country Skiing Trails: Trails start on site.
- Snowshoe Trails: Trails on site.
- Snowmobile Trails: Trails start on site.
- Snowmobile Rentals: On site.