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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.

WESA Rapids vs. Vancouver Watch Party

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

Come watch the Rapids vs. Vancouver game with WESA! Admission is free, donations are suggested. Can't wait to see you there!


May Crafternoon

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

Join us at the Gunnison Library at 5 pm on Thursday, May 16 for Crafternoon. For May we will enjoy a calligraphy workshop instructed by local artist William Tintera. Learn […]


Free Mug Making Class – GRASP

Gunnison Valley Mentors 101 N 8th St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Free family mug making class at the Mentors Building in Gunnison on Friday, May 17th from 5:30-8:30 pm. Hosted by GRASP, GCSAPP. The Consortium (GRASP) initially consisted of 6 key […]


Friday Night Magic

Storyweaver Games 901 W Tomichi Unit 2, Gunnison, CO, United States

Friday night magic is an inclusive, for all ages, skill levels and deck competitiveness. Join us on Friday nights for casual mix of Magic The Gathering games where you can […]



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

A fun, PG-13 Sci-Fi Movie curated by our very own Child of the Popcorn, Crystal Staggs, come unwind at the end of the week with a FREE, classic, and genuinely […]


Kabaka Pyramid Live! at the Public House

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

Grammy Award Winning Kabaka Pyramid is live with an unprecedented blend of Reggae and Hip Hop! Kabaka Pyramid is a Grammy Award Winning conscious revolutionary lyricist with a signature musical […]


Beers Bands & Barbwire Strands

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

Festivities will include Live Music, Great Prizes, Vendors, Onsite Camping, Food, Beverages, Bonfires and Camaraderie - all on tap for this event! Friday wild game potluck. Saturday fence removal wildlife […]


Parent/Tot Paint Your Own Pottery

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

Parent/Tot Paint Your Own Pottery Abra Karbin Ceramics | Gunnison, CO Saturdays, May 18, June 8, and July 13. 10:00am to 1:00pm Join me for a delightful Parent/Tot Paint Your […]

pay per piece

Learn To Play D&D

Storyweaver Games 901 W Tomichi Unit 2, Gunnison, CO, United States

Ever wanted to try D&D? Well now's your chance. Everyone at the table is new and we will be taking our time to explain as we go. Join our small […]


Beers, Bands & Barbwire

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

Celebrate Public Lands Day May 17-19 Live music, on site camping, food, bonfire, camaraderie.

Left on Red

Talk of the Town 230 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte

Free live music at Talk of the Town


Duane’s World Run at Signal Peak

Signal Peak Trails in Gunnison Gunnison, CO, United States

Meet at the Duane's World at Signal Peak. Run up Duane's World, Left on South Rim Trail, Across Ridgeline to Shoelace and down Chicken Wing, back to the start. Distance […]


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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