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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.

Western Chemistry Magic Show

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

Come watch amazing colorful and sometimes loud demonstrations with some fun activities afterward. Some loud some colorful! Many people are talking about the Western Chemistry club and their chemistry show. […]

Free

Where are they Now?

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

Join us for the opening reception of Where are they now? to celebrate the participating artist. Featuring a robust bar menu and a chance to mingle with the artist.

Free

Winter Send-Off Movie Nite

Gunnison Library 1 Quartz St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Please join us at 6pm at the Gunnison Library on Friday, April 5 for a free movie night. To send off winter in style, we'll be screening the 1969 film […]

free

Left On Red

Powerstop 905 N Main St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Bringing the danger back to rock n' roll

Closing Weekend: Woody, Augi & Bayne

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

Closing Weekend Celebration: Bass w/ Woody, Augi, Bayne & Suprise Guest Headliner

$30

Julian Young

Double Shot Cyclery 222 North Main St, Gunnison, CO, United States
FREE

African Dance

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

Learn African Dance techniques with teacher Maputo Mensah from Ghana. Kids Dance | April 16 | 4:15-5:30 (ages 5-14) Adult Dance | April 16| 5:30-6:45

$15 – $20

Ceramic Flower Blocks

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

Flower Blocks Saturday, April 20th, 12:00 to 3:00pm $60/Adult Immerse yourself in the world of whimsical blooms with our Flower Block Class. This creative endeavor invites participants of all skill […]

$60

Firebrand Soup Series

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

Do you miss your favorite Firebrand Soups? Our Series this month highlights Hungarian Mushroom + Vegan Mushroom Learn from the legend herself, Heidi Magnus, how to make your favorite Firebrand […]

$50 – $60

Ceramic Lanterns

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

Ceramic Lanterns Monday, April 22nd, 5:30 to 8:30pm $60/Adult Step into the enchanting world of illumination with our Luminous Creations: Ceramic Hand-Building Lantern Class. This class beckons participants of all […]

$60

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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