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.
Free Paint Drop-Off Event for Households & Businesses. Space is limited. Eventbrite registration is required to attend this event. Households may bring most types of paint, stain, and varnish in any amount. Paint must be in sealed, original container with original manufacturer label. We cannot accept aerosols, solvents, and other hazardous waste. Businesses must qualify as an exempt generator under federal and any analogous state hazardous waste generator rules to use the PaintCare program for oil-based paint, but can still use the program for latex products. Read a complete list of accepted products, check business limits, register online at https://paint-crested-butte.eventbrite.com/?aff=gunnisoncalendar
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!