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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.

49th AAUW Art in the Park

Legion Park Gunnison, CO, United States

This is the annual art show featuring original arts and crafts that the American Association of University Women have been sponsoring for 49 years. It servers as fund raiser for […]

Live Music in the Garden: Rachel VanSlyke

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

We invite you to our FREE live music series in our garden area adjacent to the museum, on Tuesdays from 5pm-7pm, July 11th & August 15th. We will have libations […]


History Tour with Duane Vandenbusche: Taylor Park

Almont Resort 10209 CO-135, Almont, CO

This tour will be centered around the history of Taylor Park and Spring Creek: Valley of the Gods. Topics will include Bomber Crash in Taylor Canyon, a tour of the […]

$70 – $80

The Trailhead’s Big Summer Bash

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Crested Butte, CO

Join the Trailhead Children's Museum for our BIG SUMMER BASH! An outdoor, family friendly music festival, featuring the Grammy award winning duo, The Okee Dokee Brothers and Sonia De Los […]


B’nai Butte Benefit Concert

Sweet Reunion Event Venue 3466 Wildcat Trl, Trappers Crossing, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Join B'nai Butte on July 27th for a night to remember with dinner, drinks, and a special concert featuring David Lawrence and the Spoonful and his unique Colorado original roots […]


Asleep At The Wheel

I Bar Ranch 850 Co Rd 49, Gunnison, CO, United States

Asleep At The Wheel returns for a benefit concert for the Community Foundation of the Gunnison Valley.

CBFOL Wine Tasting Supporting Old Rock Library

Queen of All Saints Parish Hall 401 Sopris Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Join Crested Butte Friends of the Library (CBFOL) and Sommelier Aaron Tomcak for one, two, or all three wine tastings each summer. These are fun and educational evenings that allow […]


West African Dance Class

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

Join Mami Sayon Camara for an all ages and abilities dance class on the festival grounds athletic field. Mami loves sharing movement and dance and provides classes that will are […]

West African Drum Class

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

Join Etienne Tolno from Guinea, West Africa for an all age and ability drum class. Etienne is a joyful and kind teacher who is passionate about sharing the art of […]

West African Dance Performance

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

Experience incredible African drum and dance performance! West African artists, Mami Sayon Camara and Etienne Tolno of the Kissidugu Foundation will be joined by long-time students of the African arts […]

Outdoor Screening

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

*** OUTDOOR SCREENING ON FESTIVAL LAWN *** PRESENTED BY - CRESTED BUTTE FILM FESTIVAL MOONAGE DAYDREAM is not a documentary. It is a genre-defying cinematic experience based on one of […]

Live Music: Easy Jim

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

"Settle back easy, Jim;" The words of Robert Hunter in the song "Althea" seemed to fit the mold of the band when it began in the fall of 2018. The […]


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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