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.

Bridges of the Butte

Crested Butte Crested Butte, CO, United States

Join the Adaptive Sports Center for the 19th Annual Bridges of the Butte Townie Tour. Ride laps on a bridge-centered course through Crested Butte, raising money for the Adaptive Sports […]

$24

September Music Cruise

IOOF Park 206 North Main, Gunnison, Colorado

2023 Summer is looking festive with the Music Cruise. Come Join us! Ride around and follow on your bike, or meet us at IOOF Park around 7pm for a half […]

Free!

September Crafternoon

Gunnison Library 1 Quartz St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Join us at the Gunnison Library at 5 pm on Thursday, September 21 for September Crafternoon! For this month's craft we will be customizing a floating glass photo frame with […]

free

CLIMATE MARCH IN GUNNISON

Six Points Thrift Store 1160 N Main St, Gunnison, CO, United States

As extreme weather events are already on the rise, there is still so much we can accomplish together! Make a sign if you can, march with us, and become informed […]

free

Volunteer Project: Wet Meadow Restoration

Centennial State Wildlife Area Gunnison, CO, United States

Volunteers will spend time building rock structures to improve critical habitat for the Gunnison Sage-Grouse. We will use innovative, yet simple, restoration methods-small rock structures to raise the water table […]

Free

Energy Elevated: Navigating the Energy Evolution

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

Cross-sector collaboration is essential to a successful energy evolution that effectively supports the quality of life and related products society demands and depends on while solving for critical issues such […]

Free!

Avalanche Awareness Night

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

Join the CBAC for our annual Avalanche Awareness Night! There will be forecaster presentations, giveaways, new CBAC swag and season stoke!

$5 – $10

Beacon Brush Up

Crested Butte Community School 818 Red Lady Ave., Crested Butte, CO

Join the CBAC and our avalanche forecasters for a day of brushing up on your avalanche rescue skills. Beacon drills and skills, rescue scenarios and shoveling and evacuation techniques. Field […]

Free

West African Dance Class

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

All levels West African Dance class with Mami Sayon Camara of Kissidugu Foundation. All levels and ages are welcome. Bring water, clothes easy to move in . Barefoot class. Jones, […]

$22

Santa Storytime!

Gunnison Library 1 Quartz St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Please join us at the Gunnison Library from 2-4 pm on Saturday, December 2 for story time with Santa! Enjoy some cozy holiday stories read by Kris Kringle himself. There […]

free

Sense of Place Gallery Reception

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

Join us for the opening reception of our Sense of Place show on December 8, 5-7pm to celebrate the participating artists. Featuring a robust bar menu and a chance to […]

Free

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

Majestic Theatre 507 Red Lady Avenue, Crested Butte, CO, United States

You may be familiar with the Nutcracker ballet, but do you know the actual story on which it's based? Firebird Theatre Co. presents The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, an […]

$5 – $10

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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