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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.

Ladies Fly Fishing Clinic

Don't Miss Our First Ladies Fly Fishing Clinic With Willowfly Anglers! Willowfly Anglers is an Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Outfitter / Fly-Shop located at Three Rivers Resort, where the East and Taylor […]


GVAWL’s Annual Yard Sale

The Gunnison Valley Animal Welfare League (GVAWL) will hold its annual yard sale on Saturday, September 9th from 9am until 2pm at 508 N 7th in Gunnison, Colorado. Many items […]


Mt. Crested Butte Chili & Beer Festival

Red Lady Stage 12 Snowmass Rd, Mt. Crested Butte

The 25th Annual Mt. Crested Butte Chili & Beer Festival is a celebration of locally made Chili and Colorado-brewed craft beer, ciders, and seltzers that draws both locals and visitors […]


25th Annual Mt. Crested Butte Chili and Beer Festi

Base area of Crested Butte Mountain Resort mt. crested butte

THE LIL SMOKIES play on the Red Lady Stage from 2:pm-3:45pm / The Black Canyon Ramblers open from 12pm-1:30pm


Fall Fest 2023

Harmels on the Taylor 6748 County Road 742, Almont

Harmels on the Taylor is hosting Fall Fest again this year with games for kids, a chili cook-off and local vendors on Saturday, September 9 from 12-4pm. If interested in […]


Twelfth Night

The Depot 716 Elk Ave, Crested Butte

A shipwreck, love, and comical confusion take center stage in "Twelfth Night", one of William Shakespeare's most beloved plays! "Twelfth Night" comes to vivid life at the Crested Butte Depot, […]


Rachel VanSlyke Live at The River Bar

Garlic Mike's River Bar 2674 Hwy 135, Gunnison

Come soak your liver by the river and enjoy our live music and relaxing atmosphere at the Garlic Mike's River Bar! Safety First! Take that convenient free RTA bus to […]

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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