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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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3rd Annual Pedal Your Butte-Off! Challenge

June 22 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm


The 3rd Pedal Your Butte-Off! Challenge will be held on Saturday, June 22nd is a “Human Powered Wheeled Event” where entrants use their creativity and imagination to build and enter a wheeled device powered only by humans (no motors of any kind allowed!). Entrants start and end at Town park and follow a pre-designated route through the Town of Crested Butte. Once completed, we end at Town Park for live music, beer, food, and celebrate life at our free festive event where judges announce the 2024 Challenge winner(s)! This family friendly and community event is designed to raise awareness about and reduce the stigma associated with behavioral health issues where suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for ages 10-34 and the 4th leading cause of death for ages 35-54 100% of the funds we raise go directly to provide mental and behavioral health services at Gunnison Valley Health to those in the community who are un(der)insured. For more information and to enter, visit us at: https://trekforlife.net


June 22
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Town Park
500-510 7th St
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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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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Nordic skiers race in two lines dressed in costumes on a snowy downtown street

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