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.


Gunnison Bank and Trust 232 W Tomichi Ave, Gunnison

An outdoor community celebration with complimentary German fare prepared by Marios, draft beer from High Alpine Brewery (bring your ID for two free drink tickets for 21+ attendees), authentic polka […]


Improv Comedy Bonanza

Gunnison Arts Center 102 South Main St, Gunnison

Crested Butte Mountain Theatre's Subject to Change Improv Troupe performs at the Gunnison Arts Center for three shows on Friday, 10/7 and Saturday, 10/8. They'll perform rapid-fire, hilarious short form […]


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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