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.

Teton Gravity Research Film Premiere:

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

Get ready, Gunnison! Teton Gravity Research is rolling into town for the winter kick-off celebration of the year. Join us at the Gunnison Library at 5 pm on Friday, October […]


Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

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

The Gunnison Valley Observatory & Gunnison County Libraries invite you to view the October 14 solar eclipse at the library. The partial eclipse will cover approximately 85% of the sun […]


Volunteer Project: Wet Meadow Restoration

Centennial State Wildlife Area Gunnison, CO, United States

Volunteers will spend time building rock structures to improve critical habitat for the Gunnison Sage-Grouse. We will use innovative, yet simple, restoration methods-small rock structures to raise the water table […]


Pumpkin Patch!

Gunnison Valley Health Hospital 711 N. Taylor, Gunnison, CO, United States

Join us for Gunnison Valley Health's Annual Pumpkin Patch! Saturday October 21st, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Outside the main entrance 711 North Taylor Street Gunnison Colorado 81230 Scavenger hunt […]


Geology Jeep Tour

Gunnison National Forest Gunnison, CO, United States

Travel back in time 1.7 billion years with renowned local geologist Dr. Amy Ellwein, aka "Dr. Rock" from the comfort and safety of a legendary Jeep! You will learn about […]

$50 – $150

Energy Elevated: Navigating the Energy Evolution

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

Cross-sector collaboration is essential to a successful energy evolution that effectively supports the quality of life and related products society demands and depends on while solving for critical issues such […]


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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