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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.

Songwriter Shuffle

Almont Resort 10209 CO-135, Almont, CO

Music, Food, Spirits, & Live Auction An intimate concert experience in a spectacular outdoor venue. Gunnison Tough's largest event of the year! The Songwriter Shuffle features Nashville Singer-Songwriters. Appetizers, dinner, […]

Varies

Live! from Mt. Crested Butte

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

Nashville-based pop-funk starlet Molly Grace is quickly blazing on the scene one platform heel at a time. Taking inspiration from artists like ReneŽ Rapp, Chappell Roan, and Remi Wolf, Molly […]

Live! from Mt. Crested Butte

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

Fronted by Nigerian singer Eno Williams, Ibibio Sound Machine is a clash of African and electronic elements inspired in equal measure by the golden era of West-African funk & disco […]

The Highwaymen Show

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

Lovers of "classic country" we have great news for you: The Highwaymen Show is coming to Crested Butte! This is the only touring Highwaymen show in the world that pays […]

$55

alpenglow: dragondeer

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

Denver band Dragondeer has conjured the rhythm spirits to concoct a blend of Psychedelic Blues, Retro Funk, Soul and Rock-n-Roll into a genre blur that's aim is to speak to […]

Free

Live! from Mt. Crested Butte

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

E.N Young has been a frontline soldier for Roots Reggae music his entire life, joining world music band Stranger in 2002 after having an eclectically musical childhood and former member […]

52nd Annual, Crested Butte Arts Festival

Elk Avenue Crested Butte

The Crested Butte Arts Festival returns to Elk Avenue in downtown Crested Butte for it's 52nd annul showing - August 2nd through 4th. 130 fine art exhibitors will present their […]

Free

Asleep at the Wheel

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

For over fifty years, Asleep at the Wheel's Ray Benson has been traversing the globe as an ambassador of Western swing music and introducing its irresistible sound to generation after […]

52nd Annual, Crested Butte Arts Festival

Elk Avenue Crested Butte

The Crested Butte Arts Festival returns to Elk Avenue in downtown Crested Butte for it's 52nd annul showing - August 2nd through 4th. 130 fine art exhibitors will present their […]

Free

alpenglow: sir woman

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

Sir Woman, Austin Music Award's Best New Act of 2020, was primed to hit the road promoting its much-anticipated debut album Party City, when the world changed. With fewer reasons […]

Free

Summer Classics in the Courtyard: Chamber Showcase

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

Concertmaster Sean Claire and other Summer Classics musicians bring the music of the Appalachians to the Rockies in this outdoor classical and folk chamber music concert.

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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