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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.

Firebrand Soup Series with Heidi

Gunnison Arts Center 102 South Main St, Gunnison

Do you miss your favorite Firebrand Soups? Learn from the legend herself how to make them at home! March recipe: Savannah Bisque (it's vegan!) Choose the date that works for […]

Farm and Garden Poetry Slam

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

Welcome to the Farm and Garden Poetry Slam, where the beauty of nature meets the power of spoken word! Join us for an evening celebrating the rhythms of the earth […]


White Rabbit, Red Rabbit by Nassim Soleimanpour

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

ANNOUNCING the next production of our season to hit the stage: White Rabbit, Red Rabbit by Nassim Soleimanpour. We will have five performances up-valley at The Mallardi Cabaret Theatre featuring […]


2024 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

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

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour and presenting partners Rab & Banff & Lake Louise Tourism Brought to you by the Crested Butte Search and Rescue Team, invites you […]


Public House Presents: Rainbow Girls

Public House Crested Butte 202 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte

Public House Presents: Rainbow Girls! Rainbow Girls: "A gang of sweet angels punching you in the heart."


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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