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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.

The Pavillion Dance Series

The Pavillion, built in 1921 as a dance hall, offers an authentic space to dance, rooted in the tradition of the Gunnison Valley. Over a century old, the floor of […]


Out There Film Event

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

Join us for an exclusive film screening + music event | "Out There: A National Parks Story" The Oh Be Joyful Gallery invites you to an incredibly special event hosting […]


Walrod Gulch Solstice Run

Walrod Gulch TH on Cement Creek Road Crested Butte South, CO, United States

Start at the Walrod Gulch trailhead, run up Lower Cement Creek trail to the Homeowners trail then down to Pioneer guest ranch. Cross Cement Creek road then onto trail 409, […]


Gunnison Valley Pride Picnic

Legion Park Gunnison, CO, United States

3rd Annual Pride Picnic Come and join us for a family and dog friendly event! Whether you are a member of the LGBTQ+ community or one of our amazing allies, […]


House of the Dragon Season 2 Watch Party

Get ready to heat up your Sundays this summer with our House of the Dragon season 2 watch parties! We're gearing up for an epic adventure every Sunday on the […]


Lupine Loop Trail Run

Lupine Loop Crested Butte, CO, United States

From Gunsight Pass TH, run down Slate River road to Lupine II trail. Climb Lupine II and turn Left Up Smith Hill road to Gunsight connector trail, then down to […]


Crested Butte Public Policy Forum

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

Sandy Magnus, "Satellite Traffic Jams: Avoiding Collisions in Outer Space"


Yoga At The Garden

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

The Town of Mt. Crested Butte in partnership with the CB Yoga Coop is excited to announce its third year of Yoga in the Garden! Join us every Wednesday from […]


Run / Shoot Biathlon

Crested Butte Nordic Center 620 2nd St, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Introduction to the fun sport of biathlon with safe and easy to use Infra-red rifles. Athletes will learn key skills like marksmanship, controlling heart rate, and other unique aspects of […]


Food and Film

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

Mountain Roots and Parker Pastures invites you to a food and film event on June 29th! Enjoy some incredible food and the documentary, Common Ground. COMMON GROUND unveils a dark […]

MTCB Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks

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

Join us for a free family-friendly concert and Independence Day celebration. Featuring live country music, BBQ dinner offerings by CBMR, and children's activities! We'll finish the evening with an Independence […]


Baxter Gulch Trail Run

Baxter Gulch TH off Hwy 135 Crested Butte, CO, United States

Run the Baxter Gulch Trail, out and back, to the intersection of the Carbon Trail. Distance is 11.4 miles (+2303'), all on single track trail. Turn around at any point […]


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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