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.

Vandenbusche Van Tour: The North Country

Crested Butte Museum 331 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO

This tour will be centered around the history of The North Country: Gold, Coal, Silver, and Flowers. Topics will include Anthracite (Smith Hill/Cloud City), Oh Be Joyful Campground – early […]

$70 – $80

Here for Good

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

Community Foundation of the Gunnison Valley invites you to Here for Good: A Community Celebration presented by Bluebird Real Estate. Join us, Gunnison Valley nonprofits, your neighbors, and presenting sponsor […]


Mid-Week on Main Street

IOOF Park 206 North Main, Gunnison, Colorado

Join in the IOOF Park (Main Street & Virginia Avenue, Gunnison) every Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:00 pm for a bit of free, fun, entertainment. Starting Wed. June 1 and […]


Wild Flower Wine Glass Painting

Buckel Family Wine 1018 CO-135 Unit B, Gunnison, CO

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 5:30 PM 7:00 PM $40 To celebrate the Summer and the Crested Butte Wildflower Festival, Buckle Family Wine will be hosting a Wine Glass Painting Workshop […]


LIVE! At Mt. Crested Butte

Red Lady Stage 12 Snowmass Rd, Mt. Crested Butte, CO

Fusing elements of rock, pop, funk, and improvisation, Big Something takes listeners on a journey through a myriad of musical styles. Huge rhythms paired with soaring guitars, E.W.I (electronic wind […]


Skyland Loop Trail Run & BBQ

Skyland Pavilion Grant Lake, Crested Butte, CO

NEW DATE: (Moved from 7/20 to 7/13) Course: From the Skyland Pavilion run around Lake Grant, up the Bridges Trail and down Whetstone Vista. The short course returns to Skyland […]


Wednesday night guided meditation and dharma talk

Here and Now Center 115 S Colorado St, Gunnison, CO

The Way of Compassion Dharma Center is located in Carbondale, Colorado. Our sister Dharma center is the Here and Now Center in Gunnison, CO. We also serve a virtual sangha […]

By donation

Roller Skate Nights

Jorgensen Ice Rink 501 E Tomichi, Gunnison, CO

Get your blades and skates ready! Join Choice Pass for the free youth event at Jorgensen Park in Gunnison. June 16th from 6-9pm. Helmets required. Bring your own roller blades […]


Mountain Biking Historic Tour: Lupine to Gunsight

Crested Butte Museum 331 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO

Join us for these new interpretive history tours as we explore surrounding natural areas around Crested Butte and The Gunnison Valley. These tours will explore the history of the area […]

$50 – $65

Cattlemen’s Days Rodeo

Gunnison County Fairgrounds 275 S Spruce St, Gunnison, CO

122 Years Strong! Each July, the ranching culture of the Gunnison Valley struts its stuff in the “Granddaddy of Colorado Rodeos,” an event staged by the community for PRCA competitors […]


Gunnison Cattlemen’s Days Rodeo

Gunnison County Fairgrounds 275 S Spruce St, Gunnison, CO

Join us for the 122nd Gunnison Cattlemen's Days Rodeo. We will be keeping the tradition alive July 14-16, 2022. Each July, the ranching culture of the Gunnison Valley struts its […]


Caddis Cup Fly Fishing Tournament

Gunnison Valley

Fancy yourself an angler? Join the Crested Butte Land Trust for the annual Caddis Cup Fly Fishing Tournament! This event helps raise funds and support land and water conservation in […]


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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