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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.

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, August 27 at 5 PM at the depot, located at 716 Elk Avenue in Crested Butte. Info at HCCACB.org


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 and Wildflower Festival. Explore pristine spruce-fir forests, alpine meadows and cascading waterfalls of North Pole Basin while learning about the conservation history of the area […]


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 Hill, Lower Loop and Pershing Mine Hill, Chocolate Peak, Gibson Ridge, Red Lady Basin (Mount Emmons), Chicken Ranch, and Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Please note […]

$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 June 28 through September 27, 2023 from 12 pm - 1 pm at the Mountain Wedding Garden Pavilion for a FREE community yoga class! Some […]


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 base area beginning June 21 through August 9, 2023. Music begins at 5:30 pm with a local opener and the main act hitting the stage […]


Sam Heart Live at The River Bar

Garlic Mike's River Bar 2674 Hwy 135, Gunnison, CO, United States

Come soak your liver by the river and enjoy our live music and relaxing atmosphere at the Garlic Mike's River Bar! Safety First! Take that convenient free RTA bus to the Tall Texan stop and walk 75 yards to Garlic Mike's. To find out more about the bands, go to Garlicmikes.com. For any questions regarding […]

Easy Jim, Live at the I Bar Ranch

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

Easy Jim, Music of the Grateful Dead will be opening for Ozomatli at the 2023 KBUT Community Kampout at the I Bar Ranch on Friday, August 11th at 6:30pm. More information at www.ibarranch.com.


Strawberry Trail Run

Canal Trail TH on Brush Creek Road Crested Butte, CO, United States

Course: From Brush Creek road run the Canal trail to Farris Creek trail. Climb Farris and then drop down to the intersection of Strawberry trail. Run Strawberry over to Brush Creek road then return to the start via Death Pass and the Canal trail. Distance: 9.8 miles (+1734') all on single track trail and dirt […]


Crested Butte Plein Air Invitational

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

Dom't miss the chance to experience the beauty of Crested Butte through the eyes of talented landscape artists at the 2023 Crested Butte Plein Air Invitational! Featuring 20 exceptional painters and over 100 Open Artists, this grand painting effort culminates in an exhibition and sale at the Crested Butte Center for the Arts. Join us […]

MTCB Pickin’ a Food Truck Competition & Festival

Snowmass Parking Lot Snowmass Road, Mt. Crested Butte, CO, United States

Mt. Crested Butte's Pickin' a Food Truck Competition & Festival will be held Saturday, August 12, 2023, from 11 am to 5 pm, at the Snowmass Parking Lot in Mt. Crested Butte. It is a free community event featuring a food truck competition and a trio of live Bluegrass music by Still House String Band, […]


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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