Scarecrow outside of a business for the annual Scarecrow Contest event
Scarecrow Contest

Annual Events

Granby is bursting with events for everyone, residents and visitors alike. From summer staples like the 4th of July festivities to the much anticipated 3 Lakes Ice Fishing Contest every January, there is always something to do no matter the time of year. Come experience the perfect combination of big adventure and small-town charm at any of our events. 

Sponsorship provides the necessary funding to make our events possible, and with your help, we can carry on years of tradition and start new ones. Download our sponsorship packet to learn how you can support local community events.

Join Destination Granby for the annual 3 Lakes Ice Fishing Contest, the longest-running ice fishing tournament West of the Mississippi. Ice fish on beautiful Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Reservoir, and Grand Lake in Colorado. Enter for one, two, or all three days of the contest and vie for tens of...

Celebrate 4th of July in Granby! Each year, Granby transforms into a quintessential small town celebration of America. There are several days of activities, so you're sure to find something for everyone to enjoy.

Grab your boots and hats and come out for a roarin’ good time at the rodeo! You’re sure to have an authentic western night in the Rockies.

Join Destination Granby and the Granby business as we celebrate Halloween! Granby businesses will decorate with handmade scarecrows fitting a theme. Vote for your favorites! Downtown businesses will host trick or treating for all the little ghouls and goblins. Don't miss the cutest event of the...

When sleigh bells ring and snow covers the ground, Granby becomes a true winter wonderland. Community celebrations, the annual tree lighting ceremony, and special events at the Moffat Road Railroad Museum—Colorado’s largest permanent Christmas model train display—capture the...

Throughout the year, Granby holds an assortment of events including food and drink, live entertainment, and outdoor recreation fun for the whole family. There's never a dull moment in Granby with our comprehensive year-round calendar of events that has something for everyone.