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.
monthly spirit series Monthly on Thursdays 12/15, 1/19, 2/9, 3/16 5:30-7 pm $45 adult 21+ (ID Required) Certified sommelier and Mountain Spirits guide Aaron Tomcak invites you into the world of spirits that will ignite you this winter season. Nose, taste, and evaluate up to 6 top-shelf selections of whiskey, gin, or other delightful distillations curated by Aaron and let the spirit take you. Light snacks are provided. Order your favorites in class, and leave with lifted spirits!
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!