Welcome to Fruita, Colorado!
Named after the fruit trees William Pabor envisioned when he founded the town in 1884, Fruita now thrives in its historic role as an agricultural and business center. Winner of the Governor’s Smart Growth and Development Award for four consecutive years, the city’s charming “hometown” character and extraordinary quality of life are sure to captivate you.
Located in Mesa county, off Interstate 70 at exit 19, Fruita is energized by the Colorado River and its breathtaking surroundings, highlighted by the Colorado National Monument. From its diverse economic base and world-class sports and leisure activities to its bountiful fields of agricultural crops, Fruita’s offerings are abundant.
Mission: Growing our community one business at a time by cultivating creative and successful partnerships.
Hometown Christmas Applications Available!
The 2019 Grand Valley Power Fruita Parade of Lights and Tree Lighting will take place on Saturday, December 14th at 5:30 PM. This year’s theme is “Holiday Traditions”. Please return application to the Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce by Friday, December 6th. Parade entry is $10 per group.
The 2019 Grant a Wish Window Wonderland Decorating Contest’s theme will also be “Holiday Traditions”. Businesses will be judged on creativity, use of lights, and adherence to overall theme. This contest is FREE for all Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce members in good standing and $15 entry for non-members. Register on or before Wednesday, December 11th at 5:00 PM. Judging will take place on Friday, December 13th at 4:00 PM and winners will be announced at the Saturday Tree Lighting on December 14th at approximately 6:30 PM.
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