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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.

Geology Jeep Tour

Gunnison National Forest Gunnison, CO, United States

Travel back in time 1.7 billion years with renowned local geologist Dr. Amy Ellwein, aka "Dr. Rock" from the comfort and safety of a legendary Jeep! You will learn about […]

$50 – $150

Santa Paws

Pat's Screen Printing 242 N Main St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Bring your four-legged friends to get their photo taken with Santa on Friday, December 1st between 5pm and 7:30pm or on Saturday, December 2nd between 11am and 2pm at Pat's […]

$14.95

Santa Paws

Pat's Screen Printing 242 N Main St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Bring your four-legged friends to get their photo taken with Santa on Friday, December 1st between 5pm and 7:30pm or on Saturday, December 2nd between 11am and 2pm at Pat's […]

$14.95

The Kitchen Dwellers

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

Kitchen Dwellers twist bluegrass, folk, and rock through a kaleidoscope of homegrown stories, rich mythology, American west wanderlust, and psychedelic hues. The Montana quartet-Shawn Swain , Torrin Daniels , Joe […]

$41

Public House Presents: Midnight Riders

Public House Crested Butte 202 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO

Public House Presents a night With Midnight Riderz - A Tribute to the Allman Brothers!! Midnight Riderz is a newly formed super group paying tribute to the great Allman Brothers […]

$25

Annual Pet Expo

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

The Annual Pet Expo is just around the corner!! Join us on Saturday, February 3, 2024 between 10am and 2pm at the Fred Field Center at 275 S Spruce St. […]

Free

Jim Davidson Live at Gunnison Farmer’s Market

IOOF Park 206 North Main, Gunnison, Colorado

Jim Davidson plays live in IOOF Park next to the first Gunnison Farmer's Market of the season. Jim plays acoustic blues, folk, country and Americana in the fingerstyle tradition.

Free

Gunnison Valley Pride Picnic

Legion Park Gunnison, CO, United States

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, CO, United States

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

3rd Annual Pedal Your Butte-Off! Challenge

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

The 3rd Pedal Your Butte-Off! Challenge will be held on Saturday, June 22nd is a "Human Powered Wheeled Event" where entrants use their creativity and imagination to build and enter […]

Varies

Learn To Play D&D

A 3 hour learn to play session with pre-built characters where you will learn what a character sheet is and how to use it, what the dice are and when […]

$10

6th Annual Trek for Life Memorial Hike

Crested Butte Crested Butte, CO, United States

The 6th Annual Trek for Life Memorial Hike over West Maroon Pass will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2023 during Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month when we celebrate and […]

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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