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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.

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 […]

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 […]

FREE

Yonder Mtn String Band, Leftover Salmon,

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

Tincup Mtn Whiskey & Relix Present, Yonder Mountain String Band, Railroad Earth, & Leftover Salmon....yes all in one night! On site camping available

$75 – $200

Lower Loop Trail Run

From the Town of Crested Butte to Woods Walk, Budd trail and Upper Lower Loop to Gunsight Pass road then Lower Lower Loop to Peanut Lake road and back to […]

Free

Grand Traverse Mountain Run

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

The 11th annual Summer Grand Traverse kicks off with a 40-mile point-to-point trail run to Aspen. Runners start in Mt. Crested Butte at 6 a.m.

Grand Traverse Mountain Bike

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

The 11th annual Summer Grand Traverse finishes with a 40-mile point-to-point mountain bike from Aspen back to Mt. Crested Butte.

Scarp’s Ridge Trail Run

Scarp Ridge Crested Butte

From the Old Irwin Lodge, follow the Ridge Trail #70 for about 0.1 mile to the intersection with the Scarp Trail #421. Veer Right and climb up Scarp Trail #421 […]

Free

6th Annual Trek for Life Memorial Hike

Crested Butte Crested Butte, CO, United States

The 6th Annual Trek for Life Memorial Hike over West Maroon Pass will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2023 during Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month when we celebrate and […]

Free

Peanut Lake / Lower Loop Run

Peanut Lake Crested Butte

From 3rd & Maroon @ Totem Pole Park, Run with the High School Cross Country team out Peanut Lake Road and back on Lower Loop Trail. Donations go to the […]

Free

Camp 4 Coffee Cart to Cart Trail Run

Camp4Coffee CB South 161 Gillaspey Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

10 or 19mile trail runs at the height of the fall colors! Fun prizes to winners and random participants!

$75

MTCB Fall Festival

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

Join us for a free fun-filled afternoon featuring live music by Mama Lingua, pumpkin patch and children's activities by Trailhead, cookie decorating, a live charcuterie display, free drinks, and more! […]

FREE

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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