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.

Hip to Knit

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

hip to knit; all-levels knitting series Tuesdays in November: 1, 8, 15, & 29, 5 - 6:30pm $130 for 4-session series, or $35 individual session Includes all knitting materials and […]


Woman of Light Valley Wide Book Club

Project Hope, in partnership with Townie Books, is inviting ALL BOOK CLUBS in the Crested Butte and Gunnison communities to read the same book together during the month of October. […]


The History of Gunnison and Crested Butte


Join Duane Vandenbusche for 8 episodes via Zoom on the thrilling history of Gunnison and Crested Butte. Topics include Mining, Narrow Gauge Railroads, ranching, water, skiing, colorful characters, and major […]

Grateful Dead Meet up at the Movies

Majestic Theatre 507 Red Lady Avenue, Crested Butte

This year we're celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the legendary Europe Album, by bringing the previously unreleased Tivoli Concert Hall, 4/17/72 performance to the big screen.


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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