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.
Crystal Mtn Ranch is having there second high country music festival! Rapid Grass plays Friday the 16th, Saturday afternoon “Picking on Sturgil” jam session followed by Rapid Grass, then the Duane Betts Trio after dinner. Tickets are $250 for the weekend and includes: Camping, dinner both nights catered by “Slow Groovin,” Beer by Aspen Brewing. Hike over the punch bowls and enjoy this special intimate event. Only 200 tickets will be sold to friends and family.
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!