Facility Rentals

Host your event at one of the Grand Valley’s treasured landmarks!

Facility rentals are PRIVATE GATHERINGS and must comply with the Mesa County Guidelines that are in place at the time of the rental. For current guidelines, see Mesa County Public Health.

Cross Orchards Historic Site, Dinosaur Journey Museum and Whitman Educational Center are all available for:

  • Special Events
  • Parties
  • Family Reunions
  • Meetings
  • Business Events

…with many of the amenities you need to make it successful.


Please call 970.242.0971 ex: 206 for more information. 


Available Sites

Cross Orchards Historic Site
3073 F Road • Grand Junction, Colorado

Want to host your wedding at Cross Orchards? Contact our Events & Development Coordinator 970-242-0971 ex:206


A 7-acre indoor/outdoor site that captures 100 years of agricultural heritage creating a beautiful environment for your wedding, meeting or function

Photo courtesy of Casey Dittmer

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Historic Packing Shed/Barn

Seating Capacity

  • Theatre style: 125 people
  • Banquet style: 100 people
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  • Wi-Fi available
  • Additional outdoor space can accommodate larger events.


Dinosaur Journey Museum
550 Jurassic Court • Fruita, Colorado
dj A unique and flexible meeting area among the dinosaurs that is conveniently located off I-70 in the west end of the valley
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  • 1360 square foot

Seating Capacity

  • Theatre style: 95 people
  • Banquet style: 80 people
dj interior1 Amenities include a stage, podium, multi-media projection system, Wi-Fi and tables/chairs.

Whitman Educational Center
4th and Ute • Grand Junction, Colorado
whitman Centrally located in the historic renovated Whitman School within walking distance to Main Street with its restaurants, hotels, shopping and Two Rivers Convention Center
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Meeting Room

  • 2630 square foot

Seating Capacity

  • Theatre style: 150 people
  • Banquet style: 125 people
whitman auditorium Amenities include a podium, multi-media projection system and tables/chairs.