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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.

The Circle of Time

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

Longtime Crested Butte resident Randi Stroh shares her enthusiasm for music as it relates to time, life cycles, and community in this solo piano recital. Featuring everything from Mozart's most radical work in the wake of his mother's death to Beethoven's emotional journey through deafness and disability, Randi guides us through heartbreak, despair, joy, and […]

Free

Women’s Networking Night

Crested Butte and Gunnison

Join us for our first Women's Networking Night of the new year! Join us Wednesday, January 31st from 5:30-7:30 for our Women's Networking Night! Networking is one of the best ways to make new business contacts or just meet new people and make new friends. We hold a networking night once a month on the […]

$5.00

5 Points Film Festival

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

5 Points Film Festival brings to the valley a custom reel of raw, moving films to inspire and move you as you glide through winter.

$20

5 Point Adventure Film Festival

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

Stories of adventure that have the power to ignite positive change in our communities and our world. These adventure stories inspire communities to live by 5 points: Purpose, Respect, Commitment, Humility and Balance.

$10 – $15

Spafford:Spaffski 2024

Public House Crested Butte 202 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO

Join us for a special 4 Night run with Spafford at the Public House in Crested Butte, CO February 29th-March 3rd 2024. Spafford is known for their astonishing improvisational ability and off-the-cuff extended jams, Spafford paints a picture in real-time each night with a musical palette known only to each other. It's a private language […]

$65

5 Point Adventure Film Festival

Majestic Theatre 507 Red Lady Avenue, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Stories of adventure that have the power to ignite positive change in our communities and our world. These adventure stories inspire communities to live by 5 points: Purpose, Respect, Commitment, Humility and Balance.

$15

Easy Jim, Live at the Almont Resort

Almont Resort 10209 CO-135, Almont, CO

Celebrate the live Grateful Dead experience with Easy Jim at the Almont Resort on Friday, February 2nd! Doors open at 6pm, showtime is 7:30pm, and tickets can be purchased at www.thealmontresort.com. Thank you for supporting live music!

$20 – $25

Ice Fishing Weekend Getaway

Blue Mesa Reservoir Gunnison, CO, United States

Have you ever wanted to ice fish Blue Mesa Reservoir, Colorado's largest body of water? Here's your chance! Join Gunnison guides Gabby, Ema, and Erin for a weekend-long ice fishing extravaganza on iconic Blue Mesa. It's a beautiful place to ice fish which features views of high-elevation mesas and mountains. Deer and elk are regularly […]

$425

Alley Loop Nordic Race

Crested Butte Nordic Center 620 2nd St, Crested Butte, CO, United States

The Alley Loop is not your typical Nordic Marathon. It stands both as a premier American Birkebeiner Qualifying event, in addition to being Crested Butte's most outrageous costume party of the year! The course winds its way through snowy streets, alleyways and narrow bridges through the heart of downtown Crested Butte. You'll find yourself cheered […]

Annual Pet Expo

Fred Field Center 275 S. Spruce St, Gunnison, CO, United States

The Annual Pet Expo is just around the corner!! Join us on Saturday, February 3, 2024 between 10am and 2pm at the Fred Field Center at 275 S Spruce St. Pet providers from all over the valley will be there sharing information on their businesses, providing low cost services such as nail trims and ear […]

Free

Jewelry Dishes

Abra Karbin Ceramics 723 S 9th Street, Gunnison, CO, United States

Discover the artistry of crafting personalized jewelry dishes in my upcoming ceramic class! Unleash your creativity as you mold, shape, and glaze your own unique ceramic dishes designed to cradle and showcase your favorite jewelry pieces. Learn fundamental ceramic techniques, explore various textures, and experiment with vibrant glazes to bring your vision to life. Whether […]

$40 – $60

KIKKAN

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

Olympic Champion, Cancer Survivor, and Active Mom From her debut in Salt Lake City to a decisive sprint finish in Pyeongchang, Kikkan Randall defined her career through Olympic aspirations. Straight from her gold-medal performance to a cancer diagnosis, she barely had a chance to catch her breath before finding herself navigating life as a single […]

$25

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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