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.
Crested Butte Mountain Theatre’s Subject to Change Improv Troupe performs at the Gunnison Arts Center for three shows on Friday, 10/7 and Saturday, 10/8. They’ll perform rapid-fire, hilarious short form games based on audience suggestions. This All Ages Family Friendly Show is 10/8 at 5:30 PM. Tickets are $5/person. There are also two Adult Shows (Age 18+) 10/7 and 10/8 at 8:30 PM, $10/person. gunnisonartscenter.org for tickets.
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!