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
Eckert Crane Days
March 18-20, 2016 -- One of Nature's announcement of Spring! On Fruitgrowers Reservoir you can watch the lift-off and the landing of hundreds of Sandhill Cranes as they make their way north.
4th Annual Paonia Film Festival
April 28-30, 2016 -- On Thursday and Friday there will be a screening of all selected films. On Saturday attend the Red Carpet Gala and Award Ceremony.
13th Annual Hotchkiss Sheep Camp Stock Dog Trials
May 6-8, 2016 -- The Trials are located just 1 block from downtown Hotchkiss; watch the partnership between a dog and it's handler heard sheep. Other events and attractions are held throughout the weekend.
Heritage Days, Cedaredge
May 27-29, 2016 -- A festival celebrating our heritage and harvest through arts, music and dance events that often include demonstrations and classes.
Cedaredge Little Britches Rodeo, Cedaredge
May 28-30, 2016 -- A tried and true tradition on par with the sport of rodeo itself. 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.
38th Annual Crawford Pioneer Days
June 9- 12, 2016 -- 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.
North Fork Uncorked
June 17-19, 2016 -- To 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.
70th Annual Paonia Cherry Days
July 1-4, 2016 -- Celebrate the holiday weekend with a parade, crafts, live music & dancing, competitions. So much going on you need to “Google” us! Fun for the whole family so make sure to bring the kids!
5th Annual Rock the Canyon Rally, Crawford
July 8-10, 2016 -- A 3-day motorcycle rally. Ride though Gunnison, Black Mesa, and Grand Mesa for a thrilling weekend you won't forget. Enjoy some BBQ and live music!
81st Annual Deltarado Days
July 14-17, 2016 -- This 4-day festival brings the whole community together for a 5K around Sweitzer Lake State Park, a car show, a parade, live music, Main Street Fair.
7th Annual West Elks Wine Trail
August 2-3, 2016 -- Sample from 10 wineries in Paonia & Hotchkiss and enjoy food pairings! Commemorative recipe cards and complimentary wine glasses!
Delta County Fair and Rodeo, Hotchkiss
August 6-13, 2016 -- Along with the usual fair events, this year you can enjoy Farm-to-Fiddle Celebrating with music and food in Delta County. 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!!
Mountain Harvest Festival, Paonia
September 23-25, 2016 -- Come celebrate the lifestyle of the North Fork Valley with music, art, performances, and food grown locally!
Color Sunday on Grand Mesa
September 25, 2016 -- 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.
September 30 - October 2, 2016 -- Come alive with music, food, art, car show, chili cook-off, antique tractor show, and of course...Apples!
5th Annual Hard Cider Festival
November 5, 2016 -- 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.
- 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.
- 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.