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.
Shop unique handcrafted items from local artists, bakers, makers and farmers to find the perfect gift for your Valentine’s sweetheart! Plus enjoy lunch and other concessions. Application is now open if you are a maker and would like to join our markets. Email: [email protected] for the application. Follow us on Instagram @celebratemakersmarkets to catch previews of the makers and get info on upcoming markets and locations!
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!