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Children eating peeps at Mike the Headless Chicken Festival
Mike The Headless Chicken Festival
June 2-3, 2023

Experience Fruita Fun

We’ve got lots of events, from bike races to farmers markets and festivals. Check out our event calendar and see what’s going on while you’re in Fruita!

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Desert RATS Trail Running Festival
April 14 - 16, 2023
Open Venue
The weekend kicks off on Friday night with packet pickup and a food truck dinner hangout. Saturday is the trail marathon and 50K, followed that night with an outdoor racer party at the Fruita Community Center. Sunday’s events include a 10K, half marathon and kids’ races.
18 Hours of Fruita
May 5-6, 2023
One of the most beloved endurance events in Colorado. With a fast and fun single-track course located 10 minutes northwest of Fruita, Colorado, within the “posh environs” of Highline Lake State Park with its green grass and warm showers.
Adventure Fest
May 6-7, 2023
All Day
Experience the Fruita adventure community by celebrating in this rugged desert known for so many adventure sports.
Fruita Fat Tire Festival
May 11-14, 2023
The Fruita Fat Tire Festival is one of Fruita's most beloved annual traditions. Don't miss group bike rides, demos, live music, and more!
May 14, 2023
All Day
When it doubt go Bigger! We want you to test yourself, and we've got your back. Any rider can drop down in distance pre-race, and the 125 riders can drop down mid-race. So, buck up and slay that monster!
Thursday Night Concert Series
Every Thursday Night between June 1st and September 4th
6 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us Thursday Nights between June and September for free outdoor concerts!
Mike The Headless Chicken Festival
June 2-3, 2023
All Day
You don't want to miss the most Fruita Festival of the Year - Mike the Headless Chicken!
Fruita Fall Festival
September 23-25, 2023
All Day
Join us for the annual Fruita Fall Festival! This celebration has been taking place in Fruita for over 100 years!
Rim Rock Marathon
November 2023
All Day
Join us for the annual Rim Rock Run that takes participants on one of the most scenic routes in the country. This run takes people over the Colorado National Monument.

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