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.
Music on the Mountain, Live! from Mt. Crested Butte is an 8-week live music series hosted Wednesday evenings at the Red Lady Stage in the Crested Butte Mountain Resort base area beginning June 21 through August 9, 2023. Music begins at 5:30 pm with a local opener and the main act hitting the stage around 6:20 pm! Food and beverage will be available to purchase. Free children’s activities, face painting and local non-profit outreach featured every week too! Check www.MTCBMusic.com for the official line up!
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!