Award Winning Fruit and Wine are at the Heart of Palisade
Best Farmer's Market
Palisade Peaches, cherries and the best Sunday Farmer's Market in the Grand Valley. A bounty of fresh produce, homemade jams and jellies, baked goods and artesian crafts To make it complete, savor a fresh baked pastry and coffee at the Slice o' Life Bakery. You can people watch and spend a lazy day.
Palisade attracts outdoor enthusiasts for its hiking, biking and camping opportunities. Just east of Palisade is the Grand Mesa where lakes, hiking and cross-country skiing trails abound. The Bookcliffs Mountains, home to wild mustangs and hiking trails are to the north of Palisade
Fruit and Wine Capital
Over 15 wineries, fruit orchards and the celebration of the harvest with The Palisade Peach Festival and the Colorado Mountain Winefest. Tour some of the most prestigious vineyards in the country while tasting an assortment of wines. Buy a bottle and have your own private picnic
Palisade Homes and Real Estate Market
What's behind the spectacular rise in Palisade's current real estate trend? It's reputation as the "Fruit and Wine Capital of Colorado" has long secured Palisade as a popular tourist destination. But, it's also becoming a destination for impressive living. Interest in Palisade started around 2017 when several wineries sold for big price tags along with a few large producing orchards.
Popular for it's tree-lined streets and older Victorian-style homes, quaint parks, excellent schools and some of the most dramatic views in the entire Grand Valley. Most Palisade homes are within walking distance of the delightful Downtown. A stroll through Downtown and around will delight your senses with barrels full of colorful flowers, antique shops, boutiques, art galleries and the cozy sidewalk cafes. Residents enjoy going downtown for the popular Sunday Farmer's Market for locally grown fruit and vegetables, arts and crafts and live music. The market is held Downtown June through September.
Throughout Spring and Summer music sweeps through Palisade with its many festivals. The venues are always sold out and you need to grab tickets early for the Palisade Bluegrass and Roots Festival, Colorado Mountain Winefest, and Palisade Peach Festival. Outdoor summer concerts at the local wineries is a big favorite. Some sell food and others allow you to bring your own.
Options for home ownership include homes on acreage, homes with vineyards or orchards, Victorian homes, townhomes and small subdivisions. Housing is at a premium due to the town's small size and land area.