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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.

Saturday Clay Day | Tic Tac Toe Boards

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

Come make your very own customized tic tac toe board. We will learn hand-building techniques using textures and tools! Ages 6 - 14 Saturday, June 22nd | 10:00 - 12:30 […]


Learn To Play D&D

A 3 hour learn to play session with pre-built characters where you will learn what a character sheet is and how to use it, what the dice are and when […]


Gunnison River Festival

Gunnison County Whitewater Park Highway 50, Gunnison

Join us for the 22nd annual Gunnison River Festival at the Gunnison Whitewater Park. Boat Races start at 11am (be there early to register). Enjoy live music by Beer Hunter, […]


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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