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.
Help support CB State of Mind and the Gunnison Arts Center through the purchase of luminarias this holiday season. Luminarias are available for purchase and pick-up at the Gunnison Arts Center during regualr operating hours as well as the Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte Chamber of Commerce. The community is invited to join in holiday fesitivities in Gunnison December 2nd for the Night of Lights from 5 to 7pm, Crested Butte’s Night of Lights December 10th from 5:30 to 7pm. Folks are also encouraged to light their luminarias on the Winter Solstice December 21st from 6 to 8pm.
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!