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.

Sundays @ Six: Farmer in the Sky

Legion Park Gunnison, CO

Sundays @ 6: Join us under the big trees of Legion Park on the corner of Tomichi and Teller Street on Sunday evenings from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. FREE live music performances and community family fun. This long-standing tradition has continued over the years, come rain or shine. Featuring the music of local and regional […]


Taylor Park Wetland Restoration Project

Trail Creek (Taylor Park) Almont, CO

Join High Country Conservation Advocates (HCCA) and the United States Forest Service to reconnect and restore riparian and wetland habitat on Trail Creek by constructing beaver dam analogs (BDAs).


Pedal Your Butte-Off!

Town Park 500-510 7th St, Crested Butte, CO

Pedal Your Butte-Off!™ is a costumed, human-powered wheel event right in the Town of Crested Butte on Saturday morning! This fundraising event is specifically designed to raise awareness about mental health issues and suicide prevention during September, Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month, by getting families, friends, and children living in our community involved.


Hispanic Heritage Celebration

IOOF Park 206 North Main, Gunnison, Colorado

Join us from 4-8 pm, Saturday, September 17th and enjoy this musical art form central to Hispanic culture while enjoying local food vendors guest speakers. Welcoming week is for residents of all cultures to feel welcome, celebrated, seen and recognized in our diverse community. Join the City of Gunnison, Crested Butte Music Festival, and community […]


CBCS Homecoming Celebration

Rainbow Park 300 8th St, Crested Butte

Homecoming week is September 19th - 24th. Please join us at the Varsity soccer game and BBQ, followed by the Varsity volleyball game on Friday, September 23rd. Soccer game/ BBQ 4:00 p.m. @ Rainbow Park. Volleyball game/ concessions 6:15 @ High School Gym. There will be a parade immediately after school leading to Rainbow Park. […]


Football, Chile, & Family Fun!

Gunnison High School Football Field N 11th St, Gunnison, CO

The Gunnison High School Marching Band will provide a full concession stand for the GHS Homecoming football game on Friday, September 30, at the Gunnison High School Field on N. 11th Street. Beginning at 6:30 pm, the stand will feature homemade chile, frito pies, nachos, chile con queso, baked goods and all the usuals like […]


Spooky Shed Show: a Local Art Pop Up

122 South Taylor Gunnison 122 South Taylor St, Gunnison, CO

We welcome all to join us for another Shed Show in Gunnison - this time a spooky edition! Costumes are strongly encouraged as you peruse art made by local artists. This event will also include a yard sale - mostly gear, vintage clothes and furniture. We'll see you there Saturday oct. 1 from 11am to […]


Easy Jim, Live at Oktoberfest 2022

Red Mountain Park Teocalli Road, Crested Butte South, CO

Easy Jim, Music of the Grateful Dead will be live at Red Mountain Park in Crested Butte South for the Zuni Street Brewing Company 2022 Oktoberfest celebration Saturday, October 1st from 1pm to 4:30pm. Tickets and event information can be found at www.oktoberfestcb2022.com.


Blessing of the Animals and Holy Euchatist

Union Congregational Church 403 Maroon Avenue, Crested Butte, CO

All Saints in the Mountains Episcopal Church invites you to celebrate your animal friends and have them blessed at the Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 2 at 403 Maroon Ave (UCC) in Crested Butte. Animals are allowed in the church, so bring your furry, fuzzy, creepy, crawly, swimming friends to have them blessed […]


RV Dump Station Community Meeting

Crested Butte Town Hall 507 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte, CO

Join the Town of Crested Butte for a Public Meeting Tuesday, October 4th at 5:30 p.m. in Town Hall to discuss the future of the RV Dump Station. Visit www.crestedbutte-co.gov/news for more information

Mountain Express – Newly Painted Bus Unveiling

4-Way Stop Crested Butte

We will hold a small unveiling event for our newly painted bus. The bus was painted in collaboration with CB State of Mind and Gunnison County Juvenile Services, designed by the artist Luke Schroeder. The event will be held on November 22, 2022, from 10am-12pm, and will take place under a small pop-up at the […]


2023 Pet Expo

Fred Field Center 275 S. Spruce St, Gunnison, CO

The Gunnison Valley Pet Expo is a free, family-friendly event that brings together the entire pet-care community of local veterinarians, groomers, boarders, trainers, walkers, artists, home pet care, and pet retail businesses, all in one location. 2023's event promises to be yet another expo full of fun, activities, services for your dogs, pet items for […]

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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