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.

Coffee with the Mayor

Lodge at Mountaineer Square 620 Gothic Rd., Crested Butte, CO

The Town of Mt. Crested Butte invites residents and community members to join Mayor, Nicholas Kempin on the first and third Tuesday of every month to discuss town business, address important issues and be a listening ear to the community!


Crested Butte Public Policy Forum

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

Dr. Nicki Gonzales - How Latinos Shaped CO History Bringing distinguished speakers to the valley on topics of international, national and local significance since 2003. Free and open to the public.

Field trip with CCWC and CBLT

Gunsight Processing Area Crested Butte, CO, United States

Join staff from Coal Creek Watershed Coalition for a tour of the Gunsight Processing Area and learn about water quality and restoration work done in the area.


LIVE! At Mt. Crested Butte

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

Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears explore the sordid trappings of ego, isolation, consumption, waste, and war. Sonically inspired by the Hill Country blues, cowpunk, and southern soul of Stax, Lewis creates a "real blues" experience.


Wednesday night guided meditation and dharma talk

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

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 of distributed practitioners across the nation. We are a Rime (non-sectarian) Buddhist center dedicated to the cultivation of wisdom and compassion through the study of […]

By donation

Jeeping with Americana Bluegrass

A Jeep tour and a world-class concert in the most beautiful concert space ever invented – the outdoors! Join a Jeep tour to a ridiculously beautiful view and revel in a fun, world-class performance. Tickets include hors d’oeuvres and drinks!


Wine Tasting Fundraiser

Queen of All Saints Parish Hall 401 Sopris Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Join the Crested Butte Friends of the Library board for an evening of wine tastings hosted by Sommelier Aaron Tomcack. Tickets are $40 for members (just a $25+ donation to become a CBFOL member) or $50 for non-members, and all proceeds benefit the Old Rock Library. There will be three 2022 summer wine tastings- July […]

$40 – $50

Chamber Music with the Land Trust

Peanut Lake Wedding Site Crested Butte, CO, United States

A stunning location plays host to even more amazing music. You’ll experience two masterpiece works, by Mozart and Brahms, that represent the pinnacle of both the Classical and Romantic periods. Fingernoise’s all-star lineup performs both works with its trademark infectious energy, virtuosity, and connection with audience members.


Fridays On the Courtyard

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

Fridays on the Courtyard: Every First Friday of the Month, Summer ArtWalk at the GAC feature local musicians performing live on our outdoor Courtyard Stage from 5-8 pm. Complete with a bar, dance floor, and twinkle lights! Do not miss these lively one-night events! August 5th- Luke Linville

August ArtWalk at the Gunnison Arts Center

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

Friday, August 5, 5 - 8 pm. Concert on the Courtyard: Luke Linville Main Gallery: “Wilds: Grow Freely” Traveling Show A new traveling art show that will showcase artists from Buena Vista, Gunnison, and Salida. Twenty-five artists from each community will exhibit their art interpreting the theme: “Wilds: Grow Freely”. All art in the show […]



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

Salsa Fridays, 6:30 - 7:30 pm. August 5 - September 2. (5 sessions) In this course you will be introduced to salsa dancing and its basic components.Salsa is a partnered dance where the lead takes the follow through a series of spins and turn patterns to music. Salsa dancers can also break apart during a […]

$46.75 – $55

Live Music for Late Night Happy Hour

The Wooden Nickel 222 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Enjoy Live music featuring local musicians at one of the oldest bars in Crested Butte. Enjoy great conversation and amazing cocktails

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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