45th Annual Palisade Peach Festival - Presented by American Furniture Warehouse
Home of the World's Greatest Peaches • August 15-18, 2013 •
Join us in the celebration of Palisade’s world-famous peaches at the Palisade Peach Festival, one of the original agricultural festivals in Colorado. It's Peach Mania: plenty of great food, entertainment, contests, activities for kids, and opportunities to explore Palisade via self-guided tours, guided tours and outdoor recreation. Satisfy your hunger for local and authentic with delicious peach products: from pies to ice cream, preserves to salsas, peach brandy and wine to virgin peach daiquiris, not to mentions bushels of just picked fresh peaches… all in a very scenic setting.
Overview of 4 days of festivities - Website
Ice Cream Social down town Palisade 6 p.m.
Thursday night Summer Concert Series Grand River Vineyards
Band to be announce Concert Gates Open: 6:30 p.m. Concert: 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday Peach Festival at Riverbend Park Gates open: 2:00 pm - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday Peach Festival at Riverbend Park Gates open: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday Farmer Market Downtown Palisade 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Purchase tickets also for Feast in the Fields: Fri. & Sat., August 16 & 17
Fine Dining at it best with menu's with local products paired with local wine.
Enjoy the beauty and scent of Peach trees while you enjoy a wonderfully prepared 4 course dinner.
Peach Festival at Riverbend Park: The main Festival event on Friday and, Saturday. Includes 90+ vendors, fun for kids, live music, delicious eats, peach eating contest, Peach Pit bar pouring hand-crafted local beverages, and more peach-related activities.
• Agricultural Tours and Winery Tours • Ice Cream Social & Street Dance
While peaches are the center of attention, check out these outdoor recreational activities
Other activities: Include music and activities in downtown Palisade; Just 4-Fun Car Show; Kid's rides, coronation of the Peach Queen and her Court; announcement of Palisade’s Town Grouch, Guided Tours and more.
The Palisade Peach Festival is a Palisade Chamber of Commerce event, and is one of the Chamber’s primary fundraisers. The Palisade Peach Festival occurs the third weekend in August every year. Hope to see you!
Stay and dine in Palisade: Palisade Peach Fest is even more fun when you stay, play and eat local. Plus you can either walk or ride a bike to many events if you don't want to drive and park. Palisade lodging and restaurant info