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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.

Auditions for Elvis Has Left the Building

Crested Butte Mountain Theatre 403 2nd Street, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Roles for 2 women and 3 men. Elvis Presley has disappeared. No one, not even his wily manager, "The Colonel," knows of his whereabouts. But the Colonel is all shook up because he has racked up a secret debt -- and with the King himself missing, the only way to pay it off is to […]

Michael Albert: Modern Pop Art Experience

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

Join us from 5-7 pm at the Gunnison Library on Tuesday, July 9, 2024 for a Pop Art Program with modern pop artist Michael Albert. This modern pop art experience and collage workshop includes an artist talk with Michael Albert, a hands-on collage workshop for children and adults, a free poster giveaway and signing. AMERICAN […]


Summer Classics in the Courtyard:Gypsy Jazz Social

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

Mysterious yet strangely familiar, Gypsy Jazz Social Club showcases their take on acoustic jazz and swing styles including Gypsy, Bebop, Latin, traditional, and original music, while featuring Western Slope musicians with a history of diverse musical projects and instrumentation.

Town of Crested Butte Block Party

Crested Butte Crested Butte, CO, United States

This summer the Town of Crested Butte is hosting 4 block parties to connect wit community and solicit feedback on ongoing planning efforts including traffic calming and parking. At our first block party of the year, come enjoy free coffee and pastries, music by Michael Schmidt, kid's crafts, games, and lots of input opportunities on […]


CBMBA Wednesday Workday

Crested Butte Crested Butte, CO, United States

Sponsored by West Wall Location TBD Check CBMBA instagram/facebook for details!


Watershed Team Roping and Barrel Racing

Fred Field Center 275 S. Spruce St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Local team roping and barrel racing event. Auction starts at 5:00pm, followed by barrel racing and team roping.


Live! From Mt. Crested Butte

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

Paul McDonald's voice is immediately recognizable and impossible to ignore. Often compared to legends like Rod Stewart and Bob Dylan, the poetic story-driven narratives and deeply catchy hooks in his music are delivered by a raspy yet refined voice reminiscent of another era that demands to be heard right now. He pulls off the rare […]

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 Be Joyful Church. Please come visit the Pop-up Pantry for fresh and local produce, meat, dairy products, and pantry staples. Mt. CB Transit Center Dates […]


Sci-Fridays at the Majestic Theatre

Majestic Theatre 507 Red Lady Avenue, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Come watch a classic Sci-Fi flick on the big screen at the Majestic Theatre! Curated by Crystal Staggs


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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