Built for the residents of Grand Junction by local publishing giant Walter Walker in 1923, the Avalon Theatre was and still is one of Western Colorado's largest performing arts halls. It is located in the Downtown Shopping Park at 645 Main Street. Seating more than 900 people and with its unique layout, the Avalon offers its patrons an intimate theater experience with excellent acoustical quality and great visibility of the stage. Every seat in the house is a good one. The Avalon Theatre is open year-round.