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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.

The Dose After Dark

The Daily Dose 330 Elk Ave Unit C, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Come support some of your favorite local musicians! Lounge with a tea, beer, mock-tail, coffee cocktail or any of our many beverages. Spoil yourself with a South Indian favorite: dosa, […]


Stargazing in the Gunnison Valley

Crested Butte Library 507 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Join us at the Crested Butte Library on Tuesday, June 13 at 6 pm for a presentation by Dr. Suzanne Taylor, professor of physics and astronomy at Western Colorado University […]


Geology Jeep Tour

Taylor Canyon Almont, CO, United States

Join JJ's Jeeps and Dr. Amy Ellwein aka "Dr. Rock" on an unforgettable adventure learning about the unique geology of the Gunnison Country! Dr. Rock is a research professor of […]

$50 – $150

The Monks of Gaden Shartse Gunnison Tour

Here and Now Acupuncture and Asian Medicine 115 S Colorado St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Get to know the monks. There will be a talk, guided meditation, and potluck at the Here and Now Center. Location: Here and Now Center, 115 S. Colorado Street, Gunnison […]

By donation

Kids Creating In Clay: Monsters!

Wonderland Clayworks 133 E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO, United States

"Kids Creating in Clay" Series (Ages 7+) June 15, 22 | Thursdays | 1:00-3:30 | $45 Thursday, June 15: Monsters! 1:00 - 3:30 pm | $45 Students will explore fun […]


June Crafternoon:

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

Join us at the Gunnison Library on Thursday, June 15 at 5pm for June's Crafternoon! This month we'll be making essential oil diffusers with felt balls that you can hang […]


The Monks of Gaden Shartse Gunnison Tour

Fellowship Hall Gunnison Congregational Church 317 N Main St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Join us for a talk and discussion on world peace and unity of all religions at the Gunnison Congregational Church. Location: Gunnison Congregational Church, 317 N Main St, Gunnison. Suggested […]

By donation

Mountain Art Summit

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

The Mountain Art Summit is a four-day celebration hosted by the Center for the Arts. This multi-day event features the art and teaching of several artists whose portfolios focus on […]

$10 – $75

Vajravidarin Healing Ritual with Buddhist monks

Vajravidaran is a Buddha associated with purification and health. Physical and mental health is impacted by our karmic imprints. This ritual offers an opportunity to improve your health by purifying […]

By donation

Evelyn Roper & Opal Moon at Harmels

Harmels on the Taylor 6748 County Road 742, Almont, CO, United States

Evelyn Roper Music and Opal Moon are playing at Harmels on the Taylor this summer in the on-site bar and restaurant, Bites and Brews on the Taylor. Join us in […]


The Iron Maidens

I Bar Ranch 850 Co Rd 49, Gunnison, CO, United States

All female Iron Maidens Tribute band!

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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