Welcome to Palisade
A paradise of sprawling estates, peaches, and wine
In northeastern Mesa County lies the small town of Palisade. Although the population of Palisade is less than 3,000, the area is home to more than 20 local wineries and vineyards. The warm, sunny days and cool, crisp nights are the perfect combination for growing both grapes and peaches.
This sparsely populated suburb of Grand Junction is popular with those who want space to plant their roots. Nearly all of the properties in Palisades are low-density homes on large multi-acre tracts of land. There are also master-planned developments currently under construction.
What to Love
- Low population density
- Single-family homes and estates on large tracts of land
- Newly constructed master-planned developments
- More than 20 local wineries and vineyards.
Residents here enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle and prefer activities that get them outside, where they can take advantage of Colorado's gorgeous weather. While exercising, playing sports, dining, or entertaining, the folks in Palisade would rather be outside.
Community pride is important in Palisade, and residents enjoy a strong bond. There are community events and festivals that reinforce that bond and encourage community member involvement.
You will find various restaurants and eateries in Palisades and a scattering of local shops and stores. For serious shoppers, a short trip to Grand Junction offers a premium shopping experience. The nightlife scene in this active and social community is thriving.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Peche Restaurant is a great place for those who enjoy something different. Their menu changes so regularly that you don’t have to worry about eating the same thing. Each visit offers a new dining experience. 357 Bar and Grill offers a private and classy dining room setting perfect for date night. They offer a menu of elevated chophouse cuisine.
Palisade Brewing Company is a fine place to enjoy a pub-style dinner or to relax and socialize while having a beer. There is often live music, and this is a popular spot with locals.
You can find grocery and convenience stores throughout the area and a few local shops like Sprigs & Sprouts of Western Colorado, which sells unique gifts and treasures of all kinds. When you need some serious retail therapy, the Mesa Mall in Grand Junction is only a 30-minute drive. With more than 120 premium and upscale stores and vendors, you are sure to find what you need.
Things to Do
Community events include the Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Festival, the Palisade Peach Festival, and the Colorado Mountain Winefest. These events feature live music, local vendors, and community activities to enjoy, and they are a great way to get out and meet your new neighbors and get acquainted with the community.
Wine tours offered across the area are another excellent way to get acquainted with the community and a great opportunity to enjoy Palisade’s amazing landscape and scenery. Plus, you get to taste the wines produced here.
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