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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.

Author Talk with Shelley Read

Leslie J. Savage Library is excited to welcome local author, Shelley Read as she shares her journey from full-time Western professor to full-time author and reads from her international best-selling […]

African Dance Class

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

All level dance class with amazing guest West African artists accompanied by live music of master musicians. Everyone welcome! Wear comfortable clothes that allow for a full range of motion.


Family African Arts Night

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

Family friendly night of fun! Join visiting West African artists for an interactive drum class (drums provided), performance and cultural dialogue exchange. All are welcome. Free event to families, residents, […]

Best of CBFF 2023 Shorts

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

For fourteen years, Crested Butte Film Festival has been showing the best in contemporary American and international cinema at our annual September festival, and we're excited to bring some of […]


Al Johnson Uphill/Downhill Telemark Race

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Crested Butte, CO

Telemark skiing is NOT dead! This race has it all folks; anarchy, athleticism and tons of prizes. The Al Johnson Race is an uphill/downhill Telemark ski race steeped in local […]


Page to Screen Series

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

Movie night! Please join us at 5:30 pm at the Gunnison Library on Friday, March 29 for the next installment of the Page to Screen Series at the library. These […]


Easy Jim, Live at the CB Center for the Arts

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

Celebrate a great ski season with Easy Jim at the Crested Butte Center for the Arts for Deadhead Ed's End of Season Party on Thursday, April 4th at 8pm. All […]


Western Chemistry Magic Show

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

Come watch amazing colorful and sometimes loud demonstrations with some fun activities afterward. Some loud some colorful! Many people are talking about the Western Chemistry club and their chemistry show. […]


Free Yoga

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

Join us at the Gunnison Library at 9 AM on every 2nd Monday of the month for free yoga classes. Instructor Sarah Steffens will lead participants in a gentle, all-levels […]


80s Murder Mystery Escape Room

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

TEENS! Join us at 3pm on Wednesday, April 10 at the Gunnison Library for an 80s Murder Mystery themed Escape Room! The year is 1985. A new arcade has opened […]


Firebrand Soup Series

Gunnison Arts Center 102 South Main St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Do you miss your favorite Firebrand Soups? Our Series this month highlights Hungarian Mushroom + Vegan Mushroom Learn from the legend herself, Heidi Magnus, how to make your favorite Firebrand […]

$50 – $60

Women’s Networking Night

Gunnison River Fly Shop 213 N Main St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Join us for our April Women's Networking Night ! Join us Wednesday, April 24th from 5:30-7:30 at the Gunnison River Fly Shop for our Women's Networking Night! The Gunnison River […]


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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