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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.

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, […]

$25

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 […]

LIVE MUSIC

Garlic Mike's River Bar 2674 Hwy 135, Gunnison, CO, United States

Featuring live music on the banks of the Gunnison river with musicians from the Gunnison in Valley and Paonia.

2023 Annual Memorial Day Events

Queen of All Saints Parish Hall 401 Sopris Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Please join us for the 2023 Memorial Day activities on Monday, May 29th! This beloved annual event will once again start with a Military March at 9:15am from 2nd Street, […]

Free

Stargazing in the Gunnison Valley

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

Join us at the Gunnison Library on Thursday, June 1 at 6 pm for a presentation by Dr. Suzanne Taylor, professor of physics and astronomy at Western Colorado University and […]

free

Town Picnic

Rainbow Park 300 8th St, Crested Butte

The Town of Crested Butte invites you to the annual Town Picnic Friday, June 2nd from 11:30-2:30 at Rainbow Park. Join your friends and neighbors in a community gathering to […]

FREE

Arteries of the Earth

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

(Art Exhibit June 2-30) Join us on Friday June 2nd from 5-8pm for the Arteries of the Earth Exhibit Premier with a special presentation at 7pm sponsored by The Gunnison […]

FREE

CBMBA Natty Trails Day Workday!

Saddle Ridge Crested Butte, CO, United States

LOVE THE LUPINES - 10:00am - 4pm Meet at the Saddle Ridge Cul-De-Sac *Please hike, bike or carpool to the workday start 4:00 pm BBQ Ska Brewing and Festivities/Giveaways Go […]

Free

LIVE Music

Garlic Mike's River Bar 2674 Hwy 135, Gunnison, CO, United States

Featuring live music on the banks of the Gunnison river with musicians from the Gunnison Valley and Paonia. View the summer music line up at garlicmikes.com

Southern Avenue

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

CO Creative Industries Afterparty at the I Bar Ranch with live music from Southern Avenue

Snodgrass Trail Run

Snodgrass Washington Gulch Trail Head Crested Butte, CO, United States

Course: An out and back run on the Snodgrass trail through aspen groves and with nice views of Crested Butte mountain from Washington Gulch to just short of the Gothic […]

Free

Pantry Palooza

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

A fundraiser for the Gunnison Food Pantry. Live music, food, and kids games etc.

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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