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

The Eldo 215 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO

Business After Hours is a monthly networking event hosted by local businesses. Owners, managers, and employees are all invited to these private events for a chance to get to know […]


Crushing Barriers Film Event

Join us for a Movie Night! Two films will be followed by a panel discussion on breaking down barriers in the ski industry. Girl Crush & The Approach will air […]

Family Drum Night

Crested Butte Library 507 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte, CO

Artist and educator Fara Tolno from Guinea West Africa will be sharing his cultures and traditions in this family-friendly all age event. Music, movement and song! Drums provided for participants. […]


Save A Life: Preventing Suicides in Our Community

Crested Butte Community School 818 Red Lady Ave., Crested Butte, CO

Suicide is preventable. Learn more about suicide in our community, the resources available to help individuals in crisis, and how you can do your part to save a life. Join […]


Colorectal Cancer: Getting to the Bottom of Preven

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

Living Journeys and Gunnison Valley Health have come together to raise awareness about colorectal cancer and your options for screening and prevention. Topics include: A firsthand account of how screening […]


College and Career Readiness Series #3

Gunnison Library 1 Quartz St, Gunnison, CO

Crested Butte Community School Counselor, Stevie Kremer, will dive into the world of applications and scholarships. Participants can hope to leave with skills to use to search for job applications […]


Chemistry Magic Show

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

Fun for all! Watch fun demonstrations with a theatrical fair. These could be loud and/or mesmerizing. Hopefully insightful. Then play with things we snuck out of the lab! Free but […]


Montane Grand Traverse Ski

Base area of Crested Butte Mountain Resort mt. crested butte, CO

At the strike of midnight send off the field of nearly 500 ski racers on their overnight journey to Aspen.

Free to Spectate

Taize Service

Church of the Good Samaritan 307 W Virginia Ave, Gunnison, CO

Taizé (Tay zAy), an ecumenical contemplative prayer and music service, will be held at 7p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at Good Samaritan Church, 307 W. Virginia Ave. […]


Pet Expo

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

GVAWL's Annual Pet Expo will be held Saturday, April 9th from 10am until 2pm. This event brings together the entire pet community from pet owners to veterinarians, groomers, boarders, trainers, […]


Pink for Pooches

Mountaineer Field House 500 E Ruby Ave, Gunnison, CO


Community Church - Webster Hall 107 N Iowa, Gunnison, CO

MOPS meets every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month. Adult conversation, brunch, coffee & childcare. 1st meeting free. Scholarships available.


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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