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Celebrate age at BeaconFest on April 18

Get ready for a day of fun, learning and entertainment at Grand Junction BeaconFest! Join us at Grand Junction Convention Center from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Thursday, April 18 for our area’s funnest celebration for seniors, baby boomers and their families. Enjoy live music, tasty food samples and a full schedule of educational seminars—all for FREE!

BeaconFest is your best opportunity to connect directly with over 100 local businesses and national organizations dedicated to supporting older adults in Western Colorado. Plus, you can register to win fabulous prizes every 30 minutes, including vacation packages, hot springs soaks, home furnishings, restaurant gift cards and more. 

While you’re waiting for your name to be called, enjoy performances by local musicians King ’n Trio, Javier de los Santos, Jimmy LIVE and Donny Morales on the main stage. Or, attend enlightening presentations by local experts on topics such as Medicare, estate planning and breakthrough medical treatments in one of the seminar rooms.

In the foyer, experience the barbershop harmonies of Canyon Grand Barbershop Quartet and the beautiful harp music of Robin Freed and the Harps in Motion Ensemble. Get energized with Peggy Malone’s maracas and stick horses, and don’t miss the BeaconFest debut of Big Swig, bringing their unique blend of Americana/rock.

At 1 p.m., join us as BeaconFest recognizes some of our community’s most dedicated and generous senior volunteers during the Volunteer of the Year ceremony.

Grand Junction BeaconFest is sponsored by Family Health WestIntermountain Health St. Mary’s HospitalThe Glass GuruHilltopColorado Advanced Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and SpineValley View Heart & Vascular CenterKREX-TV 5Select Health; and All Variety Windows & Doors.

For more information, visit or call 970-243-8829.