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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.


Garlic Mike's River Bar 2674 Hwy 135, Gunnison, CO, United States

Featuring live music on the banks of the Gunnison river with musicians from the Gunnison in Valley and Paonia.

Easy Jim, Live at the I Bar Ranch

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

Easy Jim, Music of the Grateful Dead will be live at the I Bar Ranch in Gunnison on Sunday, May 28th for the Grateful Growler Camp Out. Gates open at […]

2023 Annual Memorial Day Events

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

Please join us for the 2023 Memorial Day activities on Monday, May 29th! This beloved annual event will once again start with a Military March at 9:15am from 2nd Street, […]


Boss Ross

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

Thursday, 6:00 ~ 9:00 pm. May 30 Treat yourself to a night out and come paint along to an episode of a soft-spoken artist with a nurturing disposition, who believed […]


Women’s Networking Night

Tully's 282 Elcho Avenue, Crested Butte South, CO, United States

Join us for our May Women's Networking Night Come network with the wonderful ladies of the Gunnison Valley. Join us upstairs at Tully's in Crested Butte South on Wednesday, May […]


Stargazing in the Gunnison Valley

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

Join us at the Gunnison Library on Thursday, June 1 at 6 pm for a presentation by Dr. Suzanne Taylor, professor of physics and astronomy at Western Colorado University and […]


Adult Wheel Throwing

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

Adult Wheel Throwing- 4 Week Thursdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm Session 1: May 4 – 25 Session 2: June 1 – 22 Session 3: July 6 Adult Wheel Throwing- 4 […]


Wilderness First Aid & Survival – Day 2

Crested Butte and Gunnison

Come and participate in a unique two-day workshop focusing on Wilderness First Aid & Survival! We're thrilled to present this course at the start of summer, ensuring you're well-prepared for […]


Town Picnic

Rainbow Park 300 8th St, Crested Butte

The Town of Crested Butte invites you to the annual Town Picnic Friday, June 2nd from 11:30-2:30 at Rainbow Park. Join your friends and neighbors in a community gathering to […]


Arteries of the Earth

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

(Art Exhibit June 2-30) Join us on Friday June 2nd from 5-8pm for the Arteries of the Earth Exhibit Premier with a special presentation at 7pm sponsored by The Gunnison […]


GVWN Weekend Wine Tasting Tour

Paonia and Hotchkiss Wineries Hotchkiss, CO

Let's get away for the weekend and go tour Colorado's Wine Country! Beat the off-season blues with a fabulous weekend trip to the North Fork Valley! We'll enjoy a comfortable […]


CBMBA Natty Trails Day Workday!

Saddle Ridge Crested Butte, CO, United States

LOVE THE LUPINES - 10:00am - 4pm Meet at the Saddle Ridge Cul-De-Sac *Please hike, bike or carpool to the workday start 4:00 pm BBQ Ska Brewing and Festivities/Giveaways Go […]


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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