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Gunnison Valley Events Calendar

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 Country By Horseback

Gunnison, Colorado Gunnison

Explore the Gunnison County by Horseback! Here's your chance to join Erin and friends on a ride through the beautiful Gunnison Country. You'll learn about backcountry horseback riding, local history, […]


Crested Butte Arts Festival

Crested Butte Community School 818 Red Lady Ave., Crested Butte

The 51st annual Crested Butte Arts Festival takes place August 4th - 6th, outdoors on the Crested Butte Community School campus. This juried festival features 150 artists across twelve different […]


Live Music: Jackie James

Crested Butte Community School 818 Red Lady Ave., Crested Butte

On the Arts Festival Entertainment Stage.


Live Music: Celestine Music

Crested Butte Community School 818 Red Lady Ave., Crested Butte

Celestine is an indie-electronic singer, songwriter and producer based in Colorado. She uses vocals as her main instrument, blending organic sounds with electronic production to create a unique soundscape with […]


Crested Butte Open

Crested Butte Ranch

Funds raised at the Crested Butte Open help The Adaptive Sports Center provide affordable lessons to adults with disabilities, scholarship funds and state-of-the-art adaptive sports equipment.

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Uncle Kracker

I Bar Ranch 850 Co Rd 49, Gunnison

Uncle Kracker at the I Bar Ranch!!!

Annual events in Crested Butte and Gunnison

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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