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.
Come soak your liver by the river and enjoy our live music and relaxing atmosphere at the Garlic Mike’s River Bar! Safety First! Take that convenient free RTA bus to the Tall Texan stop and walk 75 yards to Garlic Mike’s. To find out more about the bands, go to Garlicmikes.com. For any questions regarding the river bar, or to make a reservation, call (970)641-2493.
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!