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.
Join in the IOOF Park (Main Street & Virginia Avenue, Gunnison) every Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:00 pm for a bit of free, fun, entertainment. Starting Wed. June 1 and running through September – weather permitting. Grab your favorite food items from your favorite food outlet, bring your family, bring your pals, bring a chair, picnic in the park and enjoy the new upgrades the IOOF Park has to offer. MC is Matt from Blue Mesa Music Store. Brought to you by a City of Gunnison public service grant. and the City of Gunnison Parks & Rec along with the Gunnison Chamber. Sponsored by Western Colorado University Music Department and Re/Max Community Brokers with weekly special sponsors. See you in the IOOF Park!
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!