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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.

Ceramic Planters

Abra Karbin Ceramics 723 S 9th Street, Gunnison, CO, United States

Dive into the world of greenery and creativity with our Planter Making Ceramic Class! Join us for an immersive workshop where you'll learn the art of crafting your own unique planters from clay. Whether you're a novice or an experienced ceramic enthusiast, our skilled instructors will guide you through the process of hand-building or wheel […]


Oscar-Nominated Short Films (Documentaries)

Majestic Theatre 507 Red Lady Avenue, Crested Butte, CO, United States

The Academy Awards are upon us! To celebrate, Crested Butte Film Festival brings two nights of Oscar-Nominated Short Films to the Majestic Theatre, February 17 & 18. Please join us for these two incredible programs of films, ending Sunday the February 18th Documentary! And we couldn't bring them to you without the generous sponsorships from […]


Dirtwire: The Four Directions Tour

Public House Crested Butte 202 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO

Dirtwire returns to the Public House with the Four Directions Tour on February 18, 2024!


African Drum Class

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

All level drum class with amazing master drummers from Guinea, West Africa. Drums provided for student use and all are welcome!



Wonderland Clayworks 133 E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO, United States

Kids Creating in Clay Series- Ages 7+ Students learn fun hand building, texture, and glazing techniques as we explore new projects each week. Explore imagination by creating in clay! Tuesday, Feb 20- Bookworms | 12:00-2:00 | $45


Adult Afro-fusion Dance

Gunnison Arts Center 102 South Main St, Gunnison, CO, United States

World renown artist Fara Tolno will teach an exciting and energetic all level class combining traditional African, Afro-fusion, and African diaspora movements to incredible Afropop beats and music. Come feel free and have fun! Everyone welcome. Wear comfortable clothes that allow for full range of movement.

Sonofagunn 2024

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

Sonofagunn 2024 presents Clueless, a murder mystery. Thursday-Saturday Feb 22, 23, 24, 30th March 1 & 2nd. Thursday night show is $25 and Friday and Saturday shows are $30. Doors open at 7.

$25 – $30

Public House Presents: The Lil Smokies

Public House Crested Butte 202 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO

Blending virtuosic instrumental acrobatics with riveting lyrical craftsmanship, The Lil Smokies have earned a reputation as one of the most electrifying acts in modern American roots music thanks to their exhilarating live show and critically acclaimed studio output. Since forming on the streets of Missoula, Montana, where the group got its start busking back in […]


History Pub Crawl

Crested Butte Museum 331 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Our historic pub crawls are among some of our patrons favorite events. Each pub crawl usually features 2-3 different drinking establishments or historic buildings in The Gunnison Valley. The tour lasts about 2 hours and includes a drink at each location, and stories and history from local historians at each location. Commemorative pub mugs are […]


Kids Breakdance Class

Gunnison Arts Center 102 South Main St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Come out for a really fun friendly class for all the b-girls and b-boys! Mikey is a fantastic youth break dance teacher- wear clean sneakers and comfortable clothes

Adult African Dance

Gunnison Arts Center 102 South Main St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Incredible guest artists from Guinea, West Africa! All level dance class accompanied by amazing live musicians. Wear comfortable clothes that allow for a full range of movement

This is Telemark

Majestic Theatre 507 Red Lady Avenue, Crested Butte, CO, United States

We're bringing Tele Colo's first full length telemark movie to CB! Since the first recorded recreational telemark turns in the mid-1800's, the technology-and the riders-have seen incredible advancements. Despite these advancements, the perception of telemark remains aged-floppy bindings, granola diets, unkept beards, smells of patchouli. Now, the new generation of telemark skiers are here to […]

$5 – $10

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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