Check out the Color Explosion below.

The Annual 3rd of July Fruita Fireworks may have been CANCELLED, but our Annual Parking Lot Party has NOT!

The party is still ON, but we’re moving to the Civic Center on East Aspen for a Community BBQ!

Due to current weather trends and fire danger, the 3rd of July Fireworks Display in Fruita has been canceled, but the PARTY is still on!

The City of Fruita Parks and Recreation and the Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce have joined forces with the Grant a Wish Program to celebrate our independence! Join us for FREE Hot Dogs and 2 Live Bands:

From 6p to 9p, Tuesday,  July 3rd

@ Civic Center Park (325 E. Aspen Ave.)

 Don’t forget to show your patriotic side! Dress up your bicycle in red white and blue and ride down to the Civic Center for our Bicycle Decorating Contest with prizes awarded by the Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce!

6:00 Wave 11

7:30 Oxymorons

8:30 National Anthem & COLOR EXPLOSION!

Vendor Products, Bouncer, Snow Cones, Cotton Candy for Purchase

The evening will conclude with a COLOR EXPLOSION on the Civic Center lawn at 9pm. Colored powder will be available for purchase on site thanks to Family Health West!

Special thanks to High Noon Solar, 5 M Ice Cream & Fruita True Value for their support!

Sponsorship opportunities contact Mackenzie Dodge at (970) 234-9808.

Fireworks cancellation info contact the City of Fruita’s Parks and Recreation Director, Ture Nycum 970-858-0360 ext. 6400 or


Since 2008 the Grant a Wish Program, a local non-profit, has provided scholarships to youth in Western Colorado for programs and activities that provide positive peers and role models. Over 80 scholarships & $32,000 in 2018 alone!



4th Annual Spike-A-Wish Rotating Pairs Volleyball Tourney

Get off the couch & into the sandbox, for your chance to WIN great prizes in our Rotating Pairs Tourney!!

Join us for our 4th Annual Spike-A-Wish Volleyball Tourney.
Saturday, October 13th Check in at 9a!

ONLY $60 per Team, includes LUNCH! 

Pre-registration encouraged as we typically SELL OUT!

All proceeds benefit local youth through the Grant A Wish Program.
Scholarshipping TODAY’s youth for tomorrow’s FUTURE!

Giving local youth the opportunity to participate in extracurricular programs and activities that they would otherwise not be able to afford.

Join us to help “Grant a Wish” for a child in need & help provide confidence for our future.

We rely on fundraising event to provide scholarships for local youth! Please check out our upcoming events and join us if you can! Or if we can help you with an upcoming event please contact us.

    • Oct – Volleyball Tourney & Moon Farm Pumpkin Patch Fridays!
    • Dec – Mesa Mall Festival of Trees
Don’t Just Give a Gift, Grant A Wish
Scholarshipping Youth for the Future