Palisade Peach Festival

Palisade, Colorado - Park Central

The Palisade Peach Festival is one of the original agricultural festivals in Colorado honoring our rich bounty and history. It’s Peach Mania! Plenty of great food, entertainment, contests, activities for kids, and opportunities to explore Palisade via outdoor recreation.


5:30 PM – FREE Ice Cream Social & Street Dance Downtown Plaza
6:30 PM – Peach Queen & Court Crowned by Jake Jabs of American Furniture Warehouse

Friday, August 18th

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM – Orchard Farm Tours
3:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Peach Festival in Riverbend Park

4:30 PM – Kids  Peach Eating Contest
6:30 PM – Adult Peach Eating contest

6:00 PM – 9:30 PM – Feast in the Field at Suncrest Orchards

PEACH JAM STAGE                         

Steelhouse Strings Band 3:30– 5:00pm

Bicycle Annie 5:30–  7:30pm

Soul Habit 8:00– 10:00pm

Chefs to be selected -Demonstrations will begin at 4:00 PM

4:00 PM ꟷ Palisade ProStart

5:00 PM ꟷ Cole Householder

6:00 PM ꟷ Dane Morrison

7:00 PM ꟷ Kristin Seltzer (Culinary School Student)

Saturday, August 19th

7:00 AM – Palisade Lions Club Pancake Breakfast Memorial Park
7:30 AM – Peach 5K Run at MT Garfield Middle School
9:00 AM – Peach Festival Parade
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM – Peach Festival in Riverbend Park

12:30 PM – Kids Peach Eating Contest
2:00 PM – Guns vs Hoses Tug of War
4:30 PM – Adult Peach Eating Contest

6:00 PM – 9:30 PM – Feast in the Field at Peach Fork Orchard and Vineyard

NOTE: Recipe contest will not be held this year. Demos and Backyard BBQ Competition in Peach cuisine tent in Riverbend Park


Thomasina Russell Band 11:30am– 1:00pm

Gerry Goodman Band 1:30– 2:30pm

Tony Rosario Band 3:00pm-4:30pm

Lincoln Pants Band 5:00pm– 6:30pm

TuckandRoll 7:00pm– 9:00pm


11:00 PM ꟷ No Coast Sushi

12:00 PM ꟷ Taproot Catering

1:00 PM ꟷ Stacy Hinkle – Wine Country Inn                                  

2:00 PM ꟷ Palisade Café 11.0

3:00 PM ꟷ Warehouse 2565

4:00 PM ꟷ Dixie Burmeister ꟷ All About Peaches

5:00 PM ꟷ Willy’s Wild Carvings

6:00 PM ꟷ John Young – The Ribber

Coloring Contest

Following our tradition of making Peach Festival fun for all ages; Jake’s Jungle Coloring Contest can’t be missed. At Peach Festival stop by the American Furniture Warehouse booth where you will find “Jake’s  Jungle” kids tent. There are free games and prizes to win and the coloring contest sheet. Kids can color right there under the shade of the tent. Volunteers are there to help. Prizes are awarded in three different age groups: 3-6, 7-9, 10-12.

Winners are chosen the week after Peach Fest and awarded with their prizes at American Furniture Warehouse nearest them.