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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.

Garlic Mike’s

Garlic Mike's 2674 CO-135, Gunnison, CO, United States

52nd Annual, Crested Butte Arts Festival

Elk Avenue Crested Butte

The Crested Butte Arts Festival returns to Elk Avenue in downtown Crested Butte for it's 52nd annul showing - August 2nd through 4th. 130 fine art exhibitors will present their […]


Almont Resort

Almont Resort 10209 CO-135, Almont, CO

Crested Butte Public Policy Forum

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

Daniel Drezner, "The Uncertain State of American Grand Strategy"


Live! from Mt. Crested Butte

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

ALO is more than a band. It's a musical relationship that has endured for over two decades, with band members playing in numerous projects together and apart. Zach Gill (keys/vocals) […]

North Valley Pop up Pantry

Lodge at Mountaineer Square Courtyard 620 Gothic Rd, Crested Butte, CO, United States

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 […]


Crested Butte Museum

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

Easy Jim Two Night Run at Almont Resort

Almont Resort 10209 CO-135, Almont, CO

Easy Jim, Music of the Grateful Dead performs a two night run with no song repeats at the Almont Resort on Friday, August 9th and Saturday August 10th! Showtime is […]


Strawberry Trail Run

Strawberry Trail Crested Butte, CO, United States

From Brush Creek road run the Canal trail to Farris Creek trail. Climb Farris and then drop down to the intersection of Strawberry trail. Run Strawberry over to Brush Creek […]


Tully's 282 Elcho Avenue, Crested Butte South, CO, United States

MTCB Pickin’ a Food Truck Competition & Festival

Mountain Wedding Garden 911 Gothic Rd, Mt. Crested Butte, CO, United States

Join us for great food, live music, children's activities, and more. Competition judging punch cards and competing free bites will be first-come-first-serve and are limited-we recommend arriving early if you […]


Children’s Theater Camp

Gunnison High School 800 W. Ohio Ave., Gunnison, CO

This one week camp is an annual favorite for youth in the Gunnison Valley! Open to youth ages 6-18, this camp enables children to get involved in every aspect of […]

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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