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.

%0 year Jubilee

The Depot 716 Elk Ave, Crested Butte

This is a 50 year celebration of the Mountain Theater. Everyone is welcome particularly those who have been involved in the Theater in any way (acting, directing, set building, costumes, […]

House of the Dragon Viewing Party

Majestic Theatre 507 Red Lady Avenue, Crested Butte

Yup, we got sucked back into the Game of Thrones world too! And it felt unfair for only our staff to enjoy CGI dragons on the big screen, so we […]


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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