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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.

Al Johnson Uphill/Downhill Telemark Race

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Crested Butte, CO

Telemark skiing is NOT dead! This race has it all folks; anarchy, athleticism and tons of prizes. The Al Johnson Race is an uphill/downhill Telemark ski race steeped in local […]


White Rabbit, Red Rabbit by Nassim Soleimanpour

Mallardi Cabaret Theatre 403 2nd Street, 2nd Floor, Crested Butte, CO, United States

ANNOUNCING the next production of our season to hit the stage: White Rabbit, Red Rabbit by Nassim Soleimanpour. We will have five performances up-valley at The Mallardi Cabaret Theatre featuring […]


St Patrick’s Day Improv Show

Almont Resort 10209 CO-135, Almont, CO

Be sure to wear some green, because Firebird Theatre's Improv Troupe is bringing a pot 'o gold of laughs to the Almont Resort this Sunday, March 17th! Come see a […]



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

This Spring Break, we're bringing the carefree, fun-loving, economy-stimulating spirit of Jerry's to Karaoke night! ? Karaoke nights are always FREE, but we ask that you consider buying concessions or […]


Coffee with Coworkers

ICELab @ Western 540 Escalante Dr, Gunnison, CO, United States

Join us on March 19 at 8:30 A.M. at the ICELab in Gunnison for Coffee with Coworkers! This monthly event is a great opportunity to network with local professionals, discuss […]


Trivia Tuesdays at the Museum

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

Step back in time and join us at the Crested Butte Museum for our Trivia Series, taking place every Tuesday in March. Each week, we present you with rotating themes […]


Tiny Tour!

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

Please join us for a one-of-a-kind performance by the Creede Repertory Theatre from 9-9:45 am at the Gunnison Library on Wednesday, March 20. This 25 minute show is designed for […]


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 […]


Ceramic Seder Plates

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

Celebrate the season of renewal and creativity with our Easter-themed Egg Tray Making Ceramic Class! Join us for a festive workshop where you can craft your very own ceramic egg […]


March Crafternoon

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

Join us at the Gunnison Library at 5 pm on Thursday, March 21 for Crafternoon. For March's craft we will be making mod podge flower pots. Crafternoons are monthly maker-oriented […]


FIG Live at The Billy Bar

Crested Butte based band, FIG, Live at the Billy Bar at Elevation Hotel. FIG consists of Gene James, Alex Fenlon, and Ian Scott. Playing an array of covers and originals […]

Wildlife Connections

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

Join the Gunnison Wildlife Association and guest speaker Dan Gates to discuss the overwhelming success of the North American Model of wildlife conservation and efforts to dismantle it, including a […]


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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