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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.

Live Music in the Garden: Shannon Redmon

Crested Butte Museum 331 Elk Ave, Crested Butte

We invite you to our FREE live music series in our garden area adjacent to the museum, on Tuesdays from 5pm-7pm, July 11th – August 15th. We will have libations […]

FREE

Live Music in the Garden: Karen Janssen

Crested Butte Museum 331 Elk Ave, Crested Butte

We invite you to our FREE live music series in our garden area adjacent to the museum, on Tuesdays from 5pm-7pm, July 11th-August 15th. We will have libations and non-alcoholic […]

FREE

August Music Cruise

IOOF Park 206 North Main, Gunnison

2023 Summer is looking festive with the Music Cruise. Come Join us! Ride around and follow on your bike, or meet us at IOOF Park around 7pm for a half […]

Free!

Crested Butte Public Policy Forum

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

Bringing speakers to the valley promoting civic dialogue, debate and community engagement with distinguished speakers on issues of international, national and local significance.

Free

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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