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.

Santa Night

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

Join us at the Crested Butte Museum to meet with Santa, tell him what you want him and his reindeer to bring you for the holidays, decorate cookies, and do […]

Light Up The Night

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

Join us on Saturday, December 10, 2022, from 4-7 pm at the Lodge at Mountaineer Square in Mt. Crested Butte for the Annual Light Up The Night Winter Celebration!


Support Group – Potluck

Adaptive Sports Center 19 Emmons Rd, Mt. Crested Butte, CO, United States

The Adaptive Sports Center is hosting a support group for Gunnison County residents who have various autoimmune and neurological diagnoses. The group will have regular gatherings to share resources and […]

40th Birthday

Talk of the Town 230 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte

The Talk of the Town celebrates 40 years in the heart of Crested Butte with live music and food for all.


Horror-ible Holiday Movie Night

Crested Butte Library 507 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Free screening of the 1984 classic and alternative Christmas movie, "Gremlins." Refreshments provided, tacky sweaters encouraged.


Polka Party with Pete Dunda

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

Join us for a free polka party featuring Pete Dunda on the accordion. Wear your festive attire and Polka dancing shoes! There will be a cash bar for purchasing libations, […]


Art Walk

Crested Butte Crested Butte, CO, United States

Dec 30th from 5 to 8 pm..... all participating galleries will have a multi colored flag hanging outside their doors


Gallery Opening Reception

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

Medium-to-large representational oil paintings of figures and nature made in an impressionist style that flirts with abstraction and expressionism. Join us for live music by Lizzy Plotkin and a drinkable […]

Free Library Yoga

Crested Butte Library 507 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Rotating certified instructors will be leading yoga at the Crested Butte Library for all levels and abilities on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6 pm. Classes are free, […]


Qigong at the Library

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

Join us every 3rd Thursday of the month at the Gunnison Library for a Qigong class led by Heidi Magnus. Qigong is considered a moving meditation - like Tai Chi […]


City Manager Candidate Meet and Greet

Meet with the 3 finalists for the City of Gunnison's new City Manager. Ask questions and provide your feedback. Light refreshments will be served and interpretation services will be provided.

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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