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.
February 23rd, 24th, & 25th, 2023 Thursday, February 23rd – 7:30pm at the Center for the Arts Friday, February 24th – 7:30pm at the Center for the Arts Saturday, February 25th – 2 Shows – 4pm & 7:30 pm at the Center for the Arts Move The Butte is a Crested Butte Dance Collective performance that seeks to address social engagement by creating access to professional performing arts opportunities for adults, building bridges in the Gunnison Valley between Gunnison and Crested Butte, breaking socio-economic barriers, and connecting to ourselves and the world around us through dance. Crested Butte Dance Collective, CBDC, is a School of Dance program directed by KT Folz.
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!