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 SUP (Stand-up Paddle Board) the largest body of water in Colorado! Whether you’re brand new to paddle boarding or have been on a board for years, this event is for you. Connect and make new friends while SUPing the beautiful Blue Mesa Reservoir! Bring your board or rent one locally and let’s paddle around the lake together. Register here: https://unchartedoutdoorswomen.com/shop/331
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!