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Gunnison Valley Events Calendar

Did you know there are many events in Crested Butte and Gunnison? See live music, take an art class, volunteer, play trivia, watch (or participate in) a ski or bike race, and more! Check this calendar to see what’s going on.

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13th annual Crested Butte Film Festival

September 27, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Named one of the “25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World” by Movie Maker Magazine, Crested Butte Film Festival is all about engaging with film and with each other. Tucked away in the beautiful mountain town of Crested Butte, with an atmosphere of inspiration fueled by great films, shared experiences, bike rides, hikes, and magical mountain scenery-CBFF makes for an unforgettable fall getaway. You’ll experience 80+ films, filmmaker talks, engaging events, all while the aspens are ablaze with color! Dates for 2023 are Sept. 27 – Oct. 1 and our festival begins with our vaunted “Locals Film Showcase” which acknowledges the vibrant, growing community of CB filmmakers. Throughout the weekend you’ll see the very best in narrative, documentary, short, outdoor adventure, our free Youth Film Program, and also the World Premiere of “In The Dirt” by T.C. Johnstone which features mountain biking enthusiasts from the Navajo nation. Visit cbfilmfest.org today.


September 27, 2023
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Center for the Arts Crested Butte
606 6th Street
Crested Butte, CO 81224
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Annual events in Crested Butte and Gunnison

Gunnison Valley is also host to several beloved annual events. A classic winter event is The Alley Loop, a Nordic ski race that doubles as a costume contest. In fall, Mt. Crested Butte hosts the famous Chili and Beer Festival. Every summer in Gunnison, a crowd gathers to watch America’s fourth-oldest rodeo, Cattlemen’s Days. There are also festivals in Crested Butte that celebrate local art, music, wildflowers, and more. Attending an annual event is a good way to connect with the culture of the Gunnison Valley. You might even create a new tradition for you and your family and friends!

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