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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Elk Avenue Scramble & Illuminated Disco

February 4, 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Gunnison Sunset

As a prelude to the Alley Loop Nordic Marathon, Crested Butte Nordic & Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties will bring further action and entertainment to Elk Avenue – Friday, February 4th from 2:30 to 8:00 PM. Festivities include a nordic ski scramble challenge, involving costume changes, dragging an "awkward load" and a galande jump for sprint time subtractions! Starting at 5:30 PM an illuminated street party will unfold on Elk Avenue with live DJ performance. Events are free and open to the general public.


February 4, 2022
2:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Elk Avenue
Crested Butte, 81224 + Google Map

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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