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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.

Engage with Town Staff

I submitted this under the wrong date previously! Swing by Clarks Market on July 23rd from 3-5 pm to share your thoughts and ask questions about each of the Town's […]


Town of Crested Butte Block Party

Big Mine Skatepark 620 1/2 2nd St., Crested Butte

This summer the Town of Crested Butte is hosting 4 block parties to connect with the community and solicit feedback on ongoing planning efforts including traffic calming and parking. Come […]


Summer Classics in the Courtyard: Hiroya Tsukamoto

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

Originally from Kyoto, Japan, Hiroya Tsukamoto returns to Crested Butte with his unique guitar style, haunting melodies, and transcendent compositions to blend classical, world, and jazz music into a profoundly […]

Crested Butte Public Policy Forum

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

Sophia Rosenfeld, "What Can We Talk About? The Free Speech Battle in our Colleges and Universities"


Jack’s Karaoke Night

Majestic Theatre 507 Red Lady Avenue, Crested Butte

Get ready to belt it out, or sit back and enjoy the best bad singers of the Butte. Karaoke nights are always FREE, but we ask that you consider buying […]


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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