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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.

Gunnison Country By Horseback

Gunnison, Colorado Gunnison, CO

Explore the Gunnison County by Horseback! Here's your chance to join Erin and friends on a ride through the beautiful Gunnison Country. You'll learn about backcountry horseback riding, local history, […]


Crested Butte Arts Festival

Crested Butte Community School 818 Red Lady Ave., Crested Butte, CO

The 51st annual Crested Butte Arts Festival takes place August 4th - 6th, outdoors on the Crested Butte Community School campus. This juried festival features 150 artists across twelve different […]


Live Music: Jackie James

Crested Butte Community School 818 Red Lady Ave., Crested Butte, CO

On the Arts Festival Entertainment Stage.


Live Music: Celestine Music

Crested Butte Community School 818 Red Lady Ave., Crested Butte, CO

Celestine is an indie-electronic singer, songwriter and producer based in Colorado. She uses vocals as her main instrument, blending organic sounds with electronic production to create a unique soundscape with […]


Crested Butte Open

Crested Butte Ranch

Funds raised at the Crested Butte Open help The Adaptive Sports Center provide affordable lessons to adults with disabilities, scholarship funds and state-of-the-art adaptive sports equipment.

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Uncle Kracker

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

Uncle Kracker at the I Bar Ranch!!!

HCCA’s Annual Potluck

The Depot 716 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

High Country Country Advocates presents guest speaker Ben Goldfarb - author of "Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter" at the HCCA Potluck, held on Sunday, […]


Field trip with Wildflower Fest

North Pole Basin Crested Butte, CO, United States

This is an all day event you won't want to miss! Join us for an 6 mile out-and-back hike up to North Pole Basin with staff from the Land Trust […]


Crested Butte Public Policy Forum

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

Bringing speakers to the valley promoting civic dialogue, debate and community engagement with distinguished speakers on issues of international, national and local significance.


History Tour with Duane Vandenbusche: CB Skiing

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

This tour will be centered around the history of skiing in Crested Butte and The Gunnison Valley. Topics will include Rozman Hill, Pioneer Hill at mouth of Cement Creek, Quicks […]

$70 – $80

Yoga in the Garden

Mountain Wedding Garden 911 Gothic Rd, Mt. Crested Butte, CO, United States

The Town of Mt. Crested Butte in partnership with the CB Yoga Coop is excited to announce it's second year of Yoga in the Garden! Join us every Wednesday from […]


Music on the Mountain, Live! from Mt. CB

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

Music on the Mountain, Live! from Mt. Crested Butte is an 8 week live music series hosted Wednesday evenings at the Red Lady Stage in the Crested Butte Mountain Resort […]


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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