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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.

Wildlife Connections

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

Join the Gunnison Wildlife Association and guest speaker Dan Gates to discuss the overwhelming success of the North American Model of wildlife conservation and efforts to dismantle it, including a […]


Firebrand Soup Series with Heidi

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

Do you miss your favorite Firebrand Soups? Learn from the legend herself how to make them at home! March recipe: Savannah Bisque (it's vegan!) Choose the date that works for […]

Hartman Castle Presentation

A night of information, including slides, about the historic Hartman Castle in Gunnison and the efforts to restore and use it as a community event space. Free desserts, cash bar


Historic Walking Tour

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

Crested Butte became a registered National Historic District in 1974 to preserve our distinctive buildings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Join us on an Elk Avenue Walking […]


A Taste of the Wild – Taste Testing Fair

Fred Field Center 275 S. Spruce St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Hunting season is over and now you have all this great meat to cook. But are you tired of the same recipes you've cooked year after year? Join CSU Extension […]


Gunnison Valley Trivia Night

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

Test your knowledge of Gunnison Valley trivia with Coldharbour down at Double Shot Cyclery on March 28th from 7-9 PM with our MC of the night, Chris Nutgrass! $5 donations […]

Spoon Rests

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

Dive into the world of functional art with our Spoon Rest Making Ceramic Class! Join me for a hands-on workshop where you'll craft your own stylish and practical spoon rests […]


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 Yoga

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

Join us at the Gunnison Library at 9 AM on every 2nd Monday of the month for free yoga classes. Instructor Sarah Steffens will lead participants in a gentle, all-levels […]


Super Saturday Storytime!

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

Join us at the Gunnison Library at 10:30 am on Saturday, April 13 for Super Saturday Storytime. Let's gather to celebrate National Poetry Month with some rhyme time, and even […]


Dehydrating 101

Fred Field Center 275 S. Spruce St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Learn the importance of preserving food through dehydration, then give it a try! Participants will dehydrate fruit and veggies after a short presentation on food safety and the procedure for […]


GCEA Earth Day Celebration

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

Please join us at the Gunnison Library from 10am-12pm on Friday, April 19 for an Earth Day celebration hosted by the Gunnison County Electric Association. This fun morning of Earth […]


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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