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.
The community is invited to the “Thighs Before Pies” 7th Annual Turkey Trot in the City of Gunnison, Thursday, November 23rd from 10am to 11am. The “5k Turkey Trot” starts at 10am and the “1k Gobble Wobble” starts at 10:30am. Both races start and end at IOOF Park in Gunnison at 124 East Virginia Avenue.
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!