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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Holiday History Virtual Raffle
December 1, 2022 @ 12:00 am
Help us Raise $10,000 This Holiday Season! The Crested Butte Museum preserves, shares, and celebrates the history and traditions of Crested Butte and The Gunnison Valley. By purchasing entries for our holiday history raffle, you are enabling our non-profit to thrive and continue advancing our mission. Plus, you get a chance to win amazing prizes! Tickets or the 2022 Holiday History Raffle will be available for purchase until sales end on Wednesday, December 28th at 6:00pm. Winners will be announced during the raffle drawing to occur at our Polka Party on Wednesday, December 28th, 2022 at 6:30pm located at the Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum at 331 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224. This event is free and open to the public, and winners do not need to be present to win. Upon purchasing your entries, you will need to provide an email, phone number, and mailing address for contact if you are a winner. Entry pricing is as follows (Credit Card processing fees are included in the total purchase price, to be paid by the purchaser). An additional 7.5% platform fee will be added to the ticket price to be paid by the purchaser to allow the Crested Butte Museum to keep all ticket purchasing revenue: 10 Entries: $9.43 + CC Processing Fee = $10 30 Entries: $24 + CC Processing Fee = $25 75 Entries: $48.30 + CC Processing Fee = $50 200 Entries: $96.89 + CC Processing Fee = $100 450 Entries: $194.07 + CC Processing Fee = $200 A purchase confirmation along with your entry confirmation will be emailed to the purchaser within 1 hour of the purchase. Winners do NOT need to be present to win. All winners will receive an email and phone call to confirm their prize for redemption or a pick-up time to be arranged. If winners are not able to be contacted via phone or email, a letter will be sent via US mail notifying them of their prize. Winners will need an ID to redeem their prize. Winners will be announced the following ways: During the live drawing event on December 28th, 2022 at 6:30pm at the museum In our newsletter and other social media platforms, as well as our website Direct contact with the contact information provided by the purchaser Winners will be notified first by phone and email. If the winners do not claim prizes within 30 days of the drawing, winners will be notified by U.S. postal service certified mail, return receipt requested. The notification will indicate the prize won, winner’s telephone number, and when you can claim the prize at 331 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224. If a winner fails to claim a prize within 30 days of receiving notification, the Crested Butte Museum may retain the prize to offer it in a future raffle. For more information, please email [email protected] or call 970-349-1880. Raffle Conducted by: Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum Colorado Bingo/Raffle License Number: 2022-17736
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!