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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 Ski Day

Base area of Crested Butte Mountain Resort mt. crested butte

Join Us For A Ladies Ski Day! ?? Join us for an exhilarating ski day at Crested Butte Mountain Resort on Sunday, March 3rd. Whether you're a seasoned skier or […]

Kids Break Dance Class

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

Mikey Mestas will bring fun for all the b-boys and b-girls! Wear clean sneakers and come ready to break dance! All ages welcome- children under 6 need to be accompanied […]


African Dance Class

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

All level dance class with amazing guest West African artists accompanied by live music of master musicians. Everyone welcome! Wear comfortable clothes that allow for a full range of motion.


Family African Arts Night

Gunnison Library 1 Quartz St, Gunnison

Family friendly night of fun! Join visiting West African artists for an interactive drum class (drums provided), performance and cultural dialogue exchange. All are welcome. Free event to families, residents, […]

Spafford:Spaffski 2024

Public House Crested Butte 202 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte

Join us for a special 4 Night run with Spafford at the Public House in Crested Butte, CO February 29th-March 3rd 2024. Spafford is known for their astonishing improvisational ability […]


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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