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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.

Taylor Downriver Race

Taylor River MM11 County Road 742, Almont

Are you ready to rumble on the river?! The Taylor downriver race will start at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 21st at Todd's Slot and take out at South Bank. […]


Pop Up Pottery – Friends Night Out

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

Bring your friends and have a creative night on the wheel with your besties! Drinks available for purchase!


Lupine Loop Trail Run

Lupine Loop Crested Butte

From Gunsight Pass TH, run down Slate River road to Lupine II trail. Climb Lupine II and turn Left Up Smith Hill road to Gunsight connector trail, then down to […]


Chaski Quartet

Gunnison Library 1 Quartz St, Gunnison

Please join us at the Gunnison Library on Friday, June 21 at 6 pm for a special, free performance by Chaski Quartet. Chaski Quartet is excited to share their music […]


Monday Night Magic

Monday night magic is an inclusive, for all ages, skill levels and deck competitiveness. Join us on Monday nights for casual Commander games where you can meet other local players […]


Friday Night Magic

Friday night magic is an inclusive, for all ages, skill levels and deck competitiveness. Join us on Friday nights for casual mix of Magic The Gathering games where you can […]


CBFF Presents: The Zone of Interest

Majestic Theatre 507 Red Lady Avenue, Crested Butte

How is it that a family can live comfortably in its garden of vegetables and roses, while on the other side of its Auschwitz walls unspeakable horrors happen? Much in […]


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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