The North Fork Valley Creative Coalition is thrilled to announce the 21st Annual Mountain Harvest Festival on September 22-25, 2022 in Paonia, Colorado.
Thursday night kicks off the festival tradition with the Harvest of Voices at Blue Sage Center for the Arts.
Friday join the bike parade to town park where the North Fork School of Integrated Studies “Play of Courage” is performed on the park stage, and stay for the Pie Contest hosted by Lamber Grange and Chili Cook Off hosted by Paonia Experiential Leadership Academy. From there, the pub crawl commences between our local breweries and bars, with local acts and specials. Big B’s Delicious Orchards hosts live music with AJ Fullerton and Albert Cummings, with a free shuttle to and from town.
Saturday features Paonia Town Park festivities with arts & craft market, food court, drink locally tent, kids’ creative zone, and lots of local music. Check out our self-guided farm tours on Saturday and wine tastings on Saturday & Sunday.
In downtown Paonia, our street party showcases local shops & restaurants with open air seating along the 200 block of Grand Ave for a fun-filled evening of DOWNTOWN DINNER & DANCING. The outdoor Grand Stage will host national and regional acts Devotchka, Tropa Magica, and Greg Schochet & Little America! Late night will continue at Paradise Theatre of Paonia and The Hearth.
Sunday at Town Park the Valley Organic Growers Association Farmer’s Market, arts, crafts, and food vendors, drink locally tent, live music and entertainment all afternoon.
We look forward to working with our community on this momentous historic event! Please sign up for volunteer spots and sponsorship.
Visit our website for the full schedule and description oof activities. Look for the official Mountain Harvest Festival Guide from the High Country Shopper in mid-September!
A big thank you to our main sponsors: Colorado Creative Industries, West Elk Community Fund, The Kampe Foundation, Pittsburgh Foundation, West Elks AVA, Emj’s Paonia, Valley High Dispensary, The Farm Collaborative & Edible Aspen Magazine, ShadeScapes Americas, Atlasta Solar Center, Sally Kane, Big B’s Delicious Orchards, Pickin’ Productions, SITE, Cirque Boutique, Paradise Theatre, and Zephyros Farm and Garden.