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.

Business After Hours

Mountain Colors Lighting + Hardware 244 Buckley Dr Unit 3, Crested Butte, CO

Business After Hours is a chance for local business owners, employees, and managers to get together for an evening of networking and socializing. Take a moment to catch up with old friends while making new connections! These events take place on the fourth Tuesday of every month from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Check out […]

Free

A Monster Mash Up + Nightmare Before Christmas

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

3:30 doors 3:30 - 4:30 dance party + costume contest! 4:30 Nightmare Before Christmas Film Pay what you can All ages! Boys and girls of every age would you like to see something strange? The Center, KBUT + GCSAPP have teamed up to Lock, Shock, and Barrel your Halloweekend! Bring your Monsters to the Mash […]

pay what you can

Book Signing

GL Computer Service 123 W Tomichi Ave STE 2, Gunnison, CO

Book Signing for local writer Marla Larson. Have a book signed while enjoying hot apple cider and chatting with the author.

Free

Trick or Treat Business District

Main Street Gunnison Gunnison, CO

Annual Trick or Treat Gunnison Business District. Main Street will be closed to traffic for family friendly safe Trick or Treating at the businesses 3:30 to 5:30 pm. Monday Oct 31. Main Street closed from Highway 50 (Tomichi Ave) north to Ohio Street. Come see all the ghosts, goblins and more. Need info, call the […]

FREE

Halloween Fright Parade

Elk Avenue Crested Butte

KBUT and the CB Old Rock Library bring you the "Howl-O-Ween Fright Parade" on Halloween, Monday October 31st. Join us at 4pm at First and Elk for a pre-parade KBUT dance party, a Halloween poem from Sher Bear, and a special performance of the "Thiller" dance by the Mountain Movers dancers! Starting at 4:30pm the […]

free

Woman of Light Valley Wide Book Club

Project Hope, in partnership with Townie Books, is inviting ALL BOOK CLUBS in the Crested Butte and Gunnison communities to read the same book together during the month of October. Finding community and strength in storytelling can play a key role in both individual and community healing from gender-based violence. All are invited to the […]

Free

Ski Swap

Lodge at Mountaineer Square 620 Gothic Rd., Crested Butte, CO

The Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation (CBSF) is proud to announce that its annual 2022 Ski Swap will be held on Friday, November 4th and Saturday, November 5th, at the Lodge at Mountaineer Square conference center in Mt. Crested Butte. A Winter Kick-Off Party and special Member's Preview will take place on Friday, November 4 from […]

Free

Wednesday night guided meditation and dharma talk

Zoom

The Way of Compassion Dharma Center is located in Carbondale, Colorado. Our sister Dharma center is the Here and Now Center in Gunnison, CO. We also serve a virtual sangha of distributed practitioners across the nation. We are a Rime (non-sectarian) Buddhist center dedicated to the cultivation of wisdom and compassion through the study of […]

By donation

Wednesday night guided meditation and dharma talk

Zoom

The Way of Compassion Dharma Center is located in Carbondale, Colorado. Our sister Dharma center is the Here and Now Center in Gunnison, CO. We also serve a virtual sangha of distributed practitioners across the nation. We are a Rime (non-sectarian) Buddhist center dedicated to the cultivation of wisdom and compassion through the study of […]

By donation

22nd Annual WMRT Avalanche Education Seminar

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

WMRT is excited to host the 22nd annual avalanche education seminar. One of the best parts of our valley is the access to the backcountry. Whether you're snowshoeing, skiing, splitboarding, or snowmobiling; you can never have too much information or preparation. Come listen to industry professionals from Irwin Guides and the Crested Butte Avalanche Center […]

Free

The Colorado River Compact: Past & Present

Crested Butte Museum 331 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO

Join us for an evening at the Crested Butte Museum to explore the Colorado River Compact of 1922 and view select photographs of seldom seen historical photos of Crested Butte. Topics we will explore include: Water and the West Western States Water Fights Supreme Court decides Western water fights: Kansas v. Colorado, 1901-07 and Wyoming […]

Free

Mountain Express – Newly Painted Bus Unveiling

4-Way Stop Crested Butte

We will hold a small unveiling event for our newly painted bus. The bus was painted in collaboration with CB State of Mind and Gunnison County Juvenile Services, designed by the artist Luke Schroeder. The event will be held on November 22, 2022, from 10am-12pm, and will take place under a small pop-up at the […]

Free

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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