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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.

North Valley Pop up Pantry

Oh Be Joyful Church 625 Maroon Ave., Crested Butte, CO

North Valley Pop-up Pantry Information Join us the second and fourth Thursday, July-December for the North Valley Pop-up Pantry. The locations will be the Mt. CB Transit Center and Oh […]


The Big Summer Bash

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Crested Butte, CO

Join the Trailhead Children's Museum for our BIG SUMMER BASH! An outdoor, family friendly music festival, featuring Colorado's own Black Canyon Boys and the Mojo Birds. The Black Canyon Boys […]

Free – $80

Pop Up Pottery – Friends Night Out

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

Bring your friends and have a creative night on the wheel with your besties!


Living Journeys Summit Hike

Mt. Crested Butte 911 Gothic Road, Mt Crested Butte, CO, United States

Living Journeys is excited to celebrate 25 years of the beloved Summit Hike on Saturday July 27th at Mt. Crested Butte. For a quarter-century, the Summit Hike has brought together […]

$35 – $50

25th Annual Summit Hike

Funds raised from the event go directly to Living Journeys' critical cancer support programs. But it's not just about raising money: it's about coming together as a community to celebrate, […]

$35 – $50

Family Movie Matinee

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

Join us at the Majestic Theatre on Saturday, July 27 at 3:30 pm for a family movie matinee! All ages are welcome to this free showing of a family classic. […]


Art in the Park

Legion Park Gunnison, CO, United States

Vendors show and sell art work; sponsors use income from event to support scholarships for nontraditional students at Western Colorado State University


An Evening with Ed Zwick

Oh Be Joyful Church 625 Maroon Ave., Crested Butte, CO

Support Crested Butte Film Festival and join us for a very special evening with Oscar and Emmy-winning writer-director-producer and Crested Butte resident, Ed Zwick. He'll discuss his new memoir, Hits, […]


Crested Butte Public Policy Forum

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

Alison Nordt, Ph.D. "From JWST to Habitable Worlds: Technology Enabling Scientific Discovery"


CB State of Mind Donation Day with EpicPromise

Base area of Crested Butte Mountain Resort mt. crested butte, CO

CB SOM has partnered with EpicPromise for a Donation Day on July 31st where donations up to $2,500 will be matched. CB State of Mind will be in attendance and […]


CBMBA Wednesday Workday

Crested Butte Crested Butte, CO, United States

Sponsored by Crested Butte Mountain Runners Food Sponsored by Teocalli Tamale Location TBD Check CBMBA instagram/facebook for details!


Live! from Mt. Crested Butte

Red Lady Stage 12 Snowmass Rd, Mt. Crested Butte, CO, United States

E.N Young has been a frontline soldier for Roots Reggae music his entire life, joining world music band Stranger in 2002 after having an eclectically musical childhood and former member […]

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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