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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.

Lunchtime Restorative Yoga

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

Enjoy a midday break with Lunchtime Restorative Yoga. This class is the perfect way to give your mind and body a little extra care during your workweek. Candy Carson is […]

$10

Minecraft Madness May

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

Is your kid obsessed with Minecraft? Let them take their creativity off the screen and make art based on their favorite game! Ages 6 - 17.

$127 – $150

Learn To Play D&D

Storyweaver Games 901 W Tomichi Unit 2, Gunnison, CO, United States

Ever wanted to try D&D, well now's your chance. Everyone at the table is new and we will be taking our time to explain as we go. Join our small […]

$10

Mom + Me Clay Day

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

Come join us for a Mom + Me Clay Day for Mothers' Day! Bring your child(ren) to get creative with clay. Throw on the wheel AND make a hand-built keepsake.

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Mom + Son Dance Party

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

Bring your boys to eat pizza, do crafts, facepainting, play games, and dance! Spend some quality time with your little fella being silly, creative, and making memories. Join us in […]

$25 – $30

WESA Rapids vs. Vancouver Watch Party

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

Come watch the Rapids vs. Vancouver game with WESA! Admission is free, donations are suggested. Can't wait to see you there!

Free

May Crafternoon

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

Join us at the Gunnison Library at 5 pm on Thursday, May 16 for Crafternoon. For May we will enjoy a calligraphy workshop instructed by local artist William Tintera. Learn […]

free

Free Mug Making Class – GRASP

Gunnison Valley Mentors 101 N 8th St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Free family mug making class at the Mentors Building in Gunnison on Friday, May 17th from 5:30-8:30 pm. Hosted by GRASP, GCSAPP. The Consortium (GRASP) initially consisted of 6 key […]

Free

Parent/Tot Paint Your Own Pottery

Abra Karbin Ceramics 723 S 9th Street, Gunnison, CO, United States

Parent/Tot Paint Your Own Pottery Abra Karbin Ceramics | Gunnison, CO Saturdays, May 18, June 8, and July 13. 10:00am to 1:00pm Join me for a delightful Parent/Tot Paint Your […]

pay per piece

Mountain Words Festival

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

The Mountain Words Festival is a multi-day literary celebration at nine-thousand feet, featuring readings, workshops, kids' events, parties, panel discussions, live theater, and more.

Natura de Libris Reception

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

Join us for the reception of Natura de Libris to celebrate the artist, Alvaro Alejandro. Featuring a robust bar menu as well as complimentary house wine or beer.

Free

Mountain Words Festival

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

The Mountain Words Festival is a multi-day literary celebration at nine-thousand feet, featuring readings, workshops, kids' events, parties, panel discussions, live theater, and more.

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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