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Facility Rentals

Parties, Weddings, Family Reunions, Meetings and Business Events

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

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.


Available Sites

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

A 24-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
USO Dance

Historic Packing Shed/Barn

Seating Capacity

Theatre style: 125 people
Banquet style: 100 people

Dancers in barn  

Wi-Fi available


Additional outdoor space can accommodate larger events.

Dinosaur Journey Museum

550 Jurassic Court • Fruita, Colorado
Dinosaur Journey Museum

A unique and flexible meeting area among the dinosaurs that is conveniently located off I-70 in the west end of the valley
Crowd in DJ auditorium
1360 square foot

Seating Capacity
Theatre style: 95 people
Banquet style: 80 people
DJ auditorium

Amenities include a stage, podium, multi-media projection system, Wi-Fi and tables/chairs.

Whitman Educational Center

4th and Ute • Grand Junction, Colorado
Whitman Educational Center

Centrally located in the historic renovated Whitman School within walking distance to Main Street with its restaurants, hotels, shopping and Two Rivers Convention Center
Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Whitman auditorium

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.

Celebrate our rich history of
fossils, fruit and forefathers!


Dinosaur Journey Museum and Museum of the West galleries, as well as Cross Orchards Historic Site are also available.



All sites are handicap accessible, smoke-free and have ample parking.


For information on rental information, please call 970.270.7573.


Download our Rental Facilities brochure here.



Cross Orchards Historic Site was chosen for Courtney and Chris' wedding site. Check out her blog post in Colorado Weddings Magazine here.



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