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.

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 […]


The Gunnison High TRI

Gunnison Rec Center 200 Spencer Ave, Gunnison, CO, United States

The Gunnison High TRI is a family friendly Adult Sprint and Kids triathlon that takes place on the 27th of August. The event is based out of the Community Center […]


Taylor Park Wetland Restoration Project

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).


Final Strokes

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

First Strokes: Brush Lettering Saturday, 10:00 - 2:00 pm. August 27. Surprise yourself with your latent talent. Introduce yourself to the art of brush lettering using a long-bristled sign painter’s […]

$42.50 – $50

Alexander String Quartet Concert in Gunnison

Gunnison, Colorado Gunnison, CO

For 40 years, the Alexander String Quartet has secured its standing among the premiere ensembles. The Alexander String Quartet has performed in the major music capitals of five continents. Widely […]


Jam Class with Justin Leflar

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

Join a community of jammers with our wildly successful Jam Class hosted by Justin Leflar. Connect with other enthusiastic jammers for an invigorating musical experience. Develop and practice the skills […]


Sally Miner Lecture Series

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

What do the Beatles have to do with Dadaism? How should you approach listening to atonal music? And, how has the twentieth century influenced composers today? All this and more […]



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

Jazzercise Mondays, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, August 29 - September 26.(5 sessions) Break out the leotards and dust off your leg warmers. Do you miss the 80’s trend? Join us […]

$46.75 – $55

Women’s Networking Night

Private home

Join us for our August Women's Networking Night Please join us Wednesday, August 31st from 5:30-7:30 for a fun night building and grilling pizzas on the deck overlooking CB South. […]


Jeeping Extravaganza


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 […]


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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