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.

Mountain Words Literary Festival

Center for the Arts Crested Butte 606 6th Street, Crested Butte

The third annual Mountain Words Literary Festival is Crested Butte's multi-day literary celebration at nine-thousand feet, featuring workshops, panel discussions, readings, live theatre, parties, children's events, film screenings, trivia, fine […]

$5 – $300

Business After Hours

Chopwood Mercantile 120 Elk Ave Unit A, Crested Butte

Join us at Chopwood Mercantile to network and visit with local business owners and employees! Learn more about Living Journeys and their plans for this summer, along with meeting the […]

Free

Women’s Networking Night

Breadery CB 209 Elk Ave, Crested Butte

Join us for our May Women's Networking Night Join us Wednesday, May 25th from 5:30-7:30 at the Breadery CB. The Breadery is a sourdough and vegetable forward eatery, bar, and […]

$5.00

Music Cruise

City of Gunnison CO

Gunnison rings in summer on Wednesday, May 25, with a Music Cruise! Thanks to Gunnison Valley Health, the sponsor, in partnership with the Resiliency Project, the band will be especially […]

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!

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Nordic skiers race in two lines dressed in costumes on a snowy downtown street

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