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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.

Gunnison Valley Pride Picnic

Legion Park Gunnison

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, […]

Free

Geology Jeep Tour

Crested Butte Crested Butte

Travel back in time 1.7 billion years with renowned local geologist and author, Dr. Amy Ellwein, aka "Dr.Rock" and learn about the incredible forces that shaped our beautiful valley! Catch […]

$50 – $150

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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