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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.

Floyd Bauler Live at The River Bar

Garlic Mike's River Bar 2674 Hwy 135, Gunnison, CO, United States

Come soak your liver by the river and enjoy our live music and relaxing atmosphere at the Garlic Mike's River Bar! Safety First! Take that convenient free RTA bus to […]

Cattlemen’s Days PRCA Rodeo

Gunnison Fairgrounds 275 S Spruce St # A, Gunnison, CO

123 Years Strong. Cattlemen's Days celebrates the Cowboy in Us All! Each July, the ranching culture of the Gunnison Valley struts its stuff in the "Granddaddy of Colorado Rodeos," an […]

The Goonies

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

80's & 90's cover Band from Boulder, The Goonies...break out your day glo or flannel for a unforgettable night!

Jim Sargent Live at The River Bar

Garlic Mike's River Bar 2674 Hwy 135, Gunnison, CO, United States

Come soak your liver by the river and enjoy our live music and relaxing atmosphere at the Garlic Mike's River Bar! Safety First! Take that convenient free RTA bus to […]

Magnolia Boulevard

"What a righteous time to be alive / right here with one another" sings Magnolia Boulevard's Maggie Noelle roughly a minute into the joyous and jaunty "Ride." The words are […]

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Cattlemen’s Days PRCA Rodeo

Gunnison Fairgrounds 275 S Spruce St # A, Gunnison, CO

123 Years Strong. Cattlemen's Days celebrates the Cowboy in Us All! Each July, the ranching culture of the Gunnison Valley struts its stuff in the "Granddaddy of Colorado Rodeos," an […]

Live Music in the Garden: Billy Jeter

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 and non-alcoholic […]

FREE

Music on the Mountain, Live! from Mt. CB

Red Lady Stage 12 Snowmass Rd, Mt. Crested Butte, CO, United States

Music on the Mountain, Live! from Mt. Crested Butte is an 8 week live music series hosted Wednesday evenings at the Red Lady Stage in the Crested Butte Mountain Resort […]

FREE

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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

The return of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to the I Bar Ranch! Its been since 2015, let's welcome them back. On site camping available too.

Matt Grant Live at The River Bar

Garlic Mike's River Bar 2674 Hwy 135, Gunnison, CO, United States

Come soak your liver by the river and enjoy our live music and relaxing atmosphere at the Garlic Mike's River Bar! Safety First! Take that convenient free RTA bus to […]

Coal Creek Trio Live at The River Bar

Garlic Mike's River Bar 2674 Hwy 135, Gunnison, CO, United States

Come soak your liver by the river and enjoy our live music and relaxing atmosphere at the Garlic Mike's River Bar! Safety First! Take that convenient free RTA bus to […]

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 […]

FREE

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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