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.

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Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

Join the Gunnison Chamber with hosts WESTERN COLORADO UNIVERSITY Adult Degree Completion Program, The Center For Learning & Innovation and Western Career Services, Tuesday, April 25, 2023 | 5:00-6:30 pm […]


History of Local Railroading

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

Join us at the Gunnison Library at 6 pm on Thursday, April 27 for a presentation on the history of local railroading and the famous Baldwin Engine 268 that served […]


WMRT Spring Community Workshop

Legion Park Gunnison, CO, United States

The Western Mountain Rescue Team will be hosting a community workshop for summer safety in the backcountry on April 28, from 4pm-7:30pm. The event is free with food, raffle, and […]


GVWN Spring 2023 Clothing & Gear Swap

Three Rivers Resort & Outfitting 130 County Rd 742, Almont, CO, United States

Join Us For Our Spring Clothing & Gear Swap Out with the old and in with the new! Clean out the closets and bring your lightly used, unwanted or unneeded […]

Star Wars Day Celebration!

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

May the 4th be with you! Come celebrate in a galaxy not too too far away, your library, for some Star Wars fun. Movies, baking, trivia In the Gunnison Library […]


Graceland run at Hartman Rocks

Hartman Rocks Recreation Area Gunnison, CO

Course: A run from New McCabe's trailhead, out Sandy Wash to Scary Hill Road then loop around Gateway trail to Josie's and onto Graceland and then return to the start. […]


Melting Pot Cookoff

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

Join us for the second annual Melting Pot Cookoff, a food competition celebrating our community through history, cuisine, and culture for preservation month, co-presented by the Town of Crested Butte […]

$40 – $45

Beers, Bands, and Barbed Wire Strands

I Bar Ranch 850 Co Rd 49, Gunnison, CO, United States

Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is throwing a weekend festival on Colorado Public Lands Day (May 19th - 21st) and we are bringing public land champions from across the state […]

Storm Pass at the I-Bar Ranch

I Bar Ranch 850 Co Rd 49, Gunnison, CO, United States

Backcountry Hunters and Anglers is hosting Storm Pass at the I-Bar Ranch. We are celebrating Colorado's Public Lands Day. $10 for the show only.


Duane’s World run at Signal Peak

Signal Peak Trails in Gunnison Gunnison, CO, United States

Course: Start up Duane's World, Left on South Rim Trail, Across Ridgeline to Shoelace and down Chicken Wing, back to the start. Distance: 7 miles (+1033'), all on single track […]


Moonlight Concert Series Presents: Roma Ransom

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

Moonlight Concert Series: Roma Ransom May 26th Doors 7:30 pm Show 8:00 pm Great music should do three things- connect you to the past, inspire you to envision the future, […]


Cattlemen’s Days PRCA Rodeo

Gunnison Fairgrounds 275 S Spruce St # A, Gunnison, CO

123 Years Strong. Cattlemen's Days celebrates the Cowboy in Us All! Each July, the ranching culture of the Gunnison Valley struts its stuff in the "Granddaddy of Colorado Rodeos," an […]

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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