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.

Mt. Crested Butte Historic Pub Crawl

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

Our historic pub crawls are among some of our patrons favorite events. This pub crawl will feature 3 different establishments on Mt. Crested Butte with historians at each location. The […]

$35 – $40

How to Look at Art

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

Join us at the Crested Butte Library on Monday, March 20 at 5:30 pm for a presentation by the library's own, Keelin MacCarthy. "How to Look at Art: Making Sense […]


Atmospheric River LIVE at the CB Museum

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

Join us on Tuesdays in March from 5pm-7pm to enjoy FREE local and live music in our exhibit space and celebrate history in the making in the form of music. […]


Elk Ave Historic Walking Tour

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

Crested Butte became a registered National Historic District in 1974 to preserve our distinctive buildings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Join us on an Elk Avenue Walking […]

$20 – $25

Tyler Hansen plays live at a Bar Above

A Bar Above 620 Gothic Rd Suite C130, Mt. Crested Butte, CO, United States

Tyler Hansen plays live music for all your apres ski needs. Fancy drinks and Adult-contemporary wuss rock really go together nicely.



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

Join us on Wednesday, March 22 at the Gunnison Library for Intercambio! Come practice your English or Spanish with members of your community. All are welcome, childcare provided. Feel free […]


Crafternoon at the Library

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

Join us at the Gunnison Library on Thursday, March 23 at 5:30 pm for this month's library crafting session in Gunnison. For March's craft we'll be making vintage-style felt pennant […]


Needle Felting & White Russians

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

Explore the relaxing art of needle felting in this month's AND series. Everyone will pick between an egg or round shaped foam to work on as their base. Using a […]

$45 – $140

Art & Dance (Ages 2 – 5 w/ caregiver)

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

Dance Session 1: Fridays 9:00-9:45 am. January 27-February 24 Art Session 2: Fridays 10:00-10:45 am. March 24 – April 14 Discover, move and create in these fun Friday morning classes […]


Field trip with CBLT and Mountain Heritage Musuem

Crested Butte Crested Butte, CO, United States

Staff from the Crested Butte Museum will share some history of the Lower Loop area, including the Smith Hill Mine that sits above Gunsight Bridge.


She Kills Monsters

Crested Butte Mountain Theatre 403 2nd Street, Crested Butte, CO, United States

A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of […]


Live Music with Steve N’ Seagulls

Almont Resort 10209 CO-135, Almont, CO

Live music with Steve N' Seagulls Doors: 7pm Secondhand String Band: 7:30pm Steve N' Seagulls: 9pm


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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