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Closing Weekend at Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Closing Weekend at Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is in April. Crested Butte loves costumes and a good party, and closing weekend is one of the biggest parties of the year! Skiers don wacky outfits and get their last runs in before lifts close for the season.

Closing Weekend Events in Crested Butte

Crested Butte Mountain, Crested Butte, Colorado

Closing day for the 2023/2024 season at Crested Butte Mountain Resort is April 7.

Ski Town Breakdown

Head to the Butte 66 deck for the last Ski Town Breakdown performance of the season! A live band (TBA) will perform. Presented by MTN DEW, enjoy live music and the MTN DEW Base Bash. There will be free swag, samples, photo ops and more!

When: April 6, 2024; 2-5 P.M.
Where: Base area of Crested Butte Mountain Resort
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Pond Skim

Watch competitors try to ski or ride across a man-made pond. Send off this season with silly costumes and cheering the competitors on! Or better yet, test your skills! DJ Red will be spinning tracks. All proceeds from this event benefit Crested Butte State of Mind.

When: April 6, 2024; 1 P.M.
Where: Base area of CBMR
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Deadhead Ed’s End of Season Party at the Center for the Arts

Join the Crested Butte Center for the Arts for Deadhead Ed’s End of Season Party! Chris Coady, Donny Morales and Easy Jim will perform to send off winter.

When: April 4, 2024; 8 P.M.
Where: Center for the Arts Crested Butte
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A person skis across a pond on skis. This event is the pond skim crested butte mountain resort

Closing Weekend: Woody, Augi & Bayne

Celebrate Closing Weekend at the Public House with Woody, Augi, Bayne and a surprise guest headliner.

When: April 6, 2024; 8 P.M.
Where: Public House Crested Butte
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Winter Send-Off Movie Nite

Join the Gunnison Library to send off winter in style. The library is screening a free movie, the 1969 film “The Last of the Ski Bums.” Retro attire encouraged! Snacks and refreshments required.

When: April 5, 2025; 6 P.M.
Where: Gunnison Library
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Music at A Bar Above

Join A Bar Above Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7 P.M. for live music. Tyler Hansen is playing Friday, Matthew Grant is playing Saturday and Trevor Glavin is playing Sunday. Enjoy drinks and après while you listen to the music!

When: April 5-7, 2024; 7 P.M.
Where: A Bar Above
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Bass Organics

Join the Bass Organics DJs at Almont Resort to send off the ski season!

When: April 6, 2024; 7:30 P.M.
Where: Almont Resort
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When does cross-country skiing and fat biking end in Gunnison and Crested Butte?

Crested Butte Nordic

Closing day at Crested Butte Nordic is April 14, 2024. Lessons, grooming, races and Magic Meadows Yurt events will continue until then.

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Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association

Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association is not grooming for fat biking in Crested Butte anymore. Check their grooming report for more information.

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Gunnison Nordic

Gunnison Nordic is no longer grooming for Nordic skiing.

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Mill Creek

Mill Creek is closed due to sage grouse closures.

A person skis on skinny skis with a mountain peak in the background. Nordic Skiing Crested Butte

Planning Your Trip to Crested Butte

We have several resources for planning your trip to Crested Butte. Check out our getting here page for information on flights, driving directions and FAQs about traveling here. View our travel alerts page for updates on road construction, weather and road conditions.



You have many options for lodging during your Colorado vacation to Crested Butte. From cozy inns and converted mining houses in Crested Butte, to ski-in/ski-out condos in Mt. Crested Butte, you’re sure to find the perfect base camp for closing weekend shenanigans. You could even stay in Gunnison for a more affordable option and catch the RTA bus right to the base area of CBMR.

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