The Colorado Pork & Hops Challenge has become one of the top annual events in Western Colorado!
Las Colonias Park in Grand Junction is home to The Colorado Pork and Hops Challenge. Thousands of people come out for this 2 day All American Festival which includes a professional competition KCBS BBQ cook off where 48 pro teams come from all over the country to compete for a $20,000 cash jackpot. An amateur BBQ competition for local contestants will take place on Saturday. Several food vendors will be serving up lip smackin’ BBQ and other local favorites.
Live music Friday 7:30pm - 6 Million Dollar Band - It’s the ultimate 80’s experience! The 6 Million Dollar Band, Colorado’s premier party band, offers high energy 80’s dance hits with concert-level show production, guaranteed to keep the dance floor moving all night long!
Live music Saturday 8:30pm - Blackhawk - BlackHawk’s 1993 self-titled Arista debut album launched with the smash single “Goodbye Says It All”, followed by the Top 5 hits “Every Once in a While”, “I Sure Can Smell the Rain”, “Down in Flames” and “That’s Just About Right”. The album soon certified Double-Platinum, and the band received an ACM nomination as Best New Vocal Group Of The Year.
Friday: 4:30pm - 10pm
Saturday: Noon to 10pm
Children 12 and under are free.