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.

Avalanche PSA

Town of Mt. Crested Butte Mt. Crested Butte, CO

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT ONGOING The Town of Mt. Crested Butte would like to remind everyone that there are areas of avalanche hazard inside the Mt. Crested Butte Town limits. There […]

Business After Hours

The Eldo 215 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO

Business After Hours is a monthly networking event hosted by local businesses. Owners, managers, and employees are all invited to these private events for a chance to get to know […]


Crushing Barriers Film Event

Join us for a Movie Night! Two films will be followed by a panel discussion on breaking down barriers in the ski industry. Girl Crush & The Approach will air […]

Wacky Wednesdays Session 2

Gunnison Arts Center 102 South Main St, Gunnison, CO

Session 2: Wednesdays, 2:00 – 3:15 pm. March 23 – May 25. Featuring a new and unique project each day, students will have the opportunity to get hands-on with creative […]


In-Depth Wood Burning

Gunnison Arts Center 102 South Main St, Gunnison, CO

Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. March 23 – April 13. Are you familiar with wood burning and its basic techniques? In this course, you will dive deeper into this unique […]


Family Drum Night

Crested Butte Library 507 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte, CO

Artist and educator Fara Tolno from Guinea West Africa will be sharing his cultures and traditions in this family-friendly all age event. Music, movement and song! Drums provided for participants. […]



Gunnison Arts Center 102 South Main St, Gunnison, CO

Session 2: Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 pm. March 23 - April 27. Break out the leotards and dust off your leg warmers. Do you miss the 80’s trend? Join us […]


Save A Life: Preventing Suicides in Our Community

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

Suicide is preventable. Learn more about suicide in our community, the resources available to help individuals in crisis, and how you can do your part to save a life. Join […]


Painting, Pastries & Prosecco

Gunnison Arts Center 102 South Main St, Gunnison, CO

Painting, Pastries & Prosecco Thursday, 6:00 - 9:00 pm. March 24. Grab your friends and co-workers for an evening of entertaining art instruction while enjoying pastries and wine. Candy will […]


Anders Osborne + Jackie Greene

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

with Jonathan Sloane! Not too long-ago, Anders Osborne and Jackie Greene were booked to do a few solo acoustic shows together. One thought, and the other agreed, that the shows […]


Funky Fridays

Gunnison Arts Center 102 South Main St, Gunnison, CO

Funky Fridays Every other Friday, 5:30 - 6:30 pm. March 25 - May 20. Join us every other Friday for a relaxing night of arts & crafts here at the […]


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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