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.

Field trip with CB Museum and CBLT

Town of Crested Butte - Lower Loop Crested Butte, CO, United States

Enjoy a hike on the Lower Loop with staff from the Crested Butte Museum and CBLT to learn about the history of the area, including the Smith Hill Mine that […]

Vacation Rental Regulations Update

Crested Butte Town Hall 507 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

The Town of Crested Butte invites you to participate in a public meeting to discuss success measures for the upcoming changes to their vacation rental regulations.

Wheel Throwing

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

Wheel Throwing Wednesdays 6:00 - 9:00pm. August 24 - September 28. (6 sessions) Use your knowledge of clay from the hand-building class and apply it to throwing on the wheel! […]

$204 – $240

Wednesday night guided meditation and dharma talk

Here and Now Acupuncture and Asian Medicine 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 […]

By donation

Taylor Park Wetland Restoration Project on Trail C

Trail Creek (Taylor Park) Almont, CO, United States

Join High Country Conservation Advocates (HCCA) and the United States Forest Service to reconnect and restore riparian and wetland habitat on Trail Creek by constructing beaver dam analogs (BDAs).


Alexander String Quartet in Crested Butte

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Crested Butte, CO

The Alexander String Quartet has performed in the major music capitals of five continents, securing its standing among the world’s premier ensembles, and a major artistic presence in its home […]


Hiking Interpretive Tour: Oh Be Joyful

Crested Butte Museum 331 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

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

Eat Well: Divvy

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

Bringing the flavors of The Divvy Ghost Kitchen to Gunnison. This not to be missed food truck option with the Divvy will knock you socks off with awesome flavors and […]


Watercolor + Wine

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

A local watercolor artist will guide you (and your wine) through a watercolor painting from start to finish, giving instruction on setting up to paint, wash and watercolor painting techniques, […]


Business After Hours – GVH

Gunnison Valley Health Mountain Clinic 12 Snowmass Rd Axtel 100, Mt. Crested Butte, CO, United States

Famed Alexander String Quartet Home Soiree

Private Residence Crested Butte, CO

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience an up-close and personal performance by the famous Alexander String Quartet. They’ll perform works by Dvorak, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, and more.


HCCA’s 45th Annual Meeting

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

Paul Andersen, author of The Town That Said, "Hell No," returns by popular demand to inspire us, as he was inspired in the 1970s, to revere and protect the lands […]


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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