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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.

Coffee with Coworkers

ICELab @ Western 540 Escalante Dr, Gunnison

Join the ICELab @ Western for our monthly networking event! Share highs and lows, connect with other entreprenuers, and enjoy free coffee!


Summer Classics in the Courtyard: Chaski Quartet

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

The Chaski Quartet focuses on immersive concert experiences and innovative programming. Blending modern music with classical, these four dynamic players are committed to bringing excellent music to everyone, everywhere, from […]

Gunnison Music Cruise

Jorgensen Ice Rink 501 E Tomichi, Gunnison

Help us kick off the summer 2024 Music Cruise Season on June 18! Sunny Downpour will start playing at the Jorgensen Ice Rink at 5:30 and end with a 30 […]


A Bar Above 620 Gothic Rd Suite C130, Mt. Crested Butte

Join us for Melanin Mountain Project's 4th Annual (Out)Spoken Event - a BIPOC Queer Poetry Event featuring Dark Goddess Collective artists. FREE EVENT (although donations are appreciated to further our […]


Crested Butte Public Policy Forum

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

Justin Farrell in conversation with Neal Payton - "Resort Economics: How can mountain towns & their communities thrive in the future?"


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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