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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.

Geology Jeep Tour

Gunnison National Forest Gunnison, CO, United States

Travel back in time 1.7 billion years with renowned local geologist Dr. Amy Ellwein, aka "Dr. Rock" from the comfort and safety of a legendary Jeep! You will learn about […]

$50 – $150

Thanksgiving Plates & Platters Clay Class

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

October 21, 12pm to 3pm: Thanksgiving Plates & Platters $60/Adult October 23, 5:30pm to 8:30pm: Thanksgiving Plates & Platters $60/Adult Join me at my brand new clay studio for a […]

$60

Thanksgiving Plates & Platters Clay Class

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

October 21, 12pm to 3pm: Thanksgiving Plates & Platters $60/Adult October 23, 5:30pm to 8:30pm: Thanksgiving Plates & Platters $60/Adult Join me at my brand new clay studio for a […]

$60

2023 Crested Butte Flu Clinic

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

It's that time of the year for the annual Health & Human Services Flu Clinic! Flu vaccines only will be offered this year. If you have any questions about this […]

Women’s Networking Night

Bluebird Real Estate 218 N Main Street, Gunnison, CO, United States

Join us for our October Women's Networking Night Come network with the wonderful ladies of the Gunnison Valley. Join us Wednesday, October 25th from 5:30-7:30 at the new Bluebird Real […]

$5.00

Kick off of saving the Hartman Castle

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

Hartman Castle Preservation Corporation is a newly formed nonprofit whose purpose is to fundraise, purchase, and restore the Hartman Castle. There are multiple ways for the community to be involved: […]

Free

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Interactive Screenin

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

The Center & Firebird Theater are proud to present an outrageously fun screening of the 1975 cult classic, Rocky Horror Picture Show! Featuring an interactive shadow cast starring some of […]

$35

Easy Jim, Live at the Public House

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

Easy Jim, Music of the Grateful Dead performs at the Public House in Crested Butte on Saturday, October 28th at 9pm. Halloween costumes are encouraged and tickets can be found […]

$30

Ghost Story Hour

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

Join us at the museum from 4pm & 5pm on Monday, October 30th for ghost stories of Crested Butte. This event is family friendly, but youngsters should be comfortable with […]

Donate What You Can

Ghost Story Pub Crawl

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

Join us as we explore pubs and historic buildings in the town of Crested Butte for stories of the past while you enjoy libations. This pub crawl will feature storytellers […]

$35 – $40

Trick ot Treat Business District

Main Street Gunnison Gunnison, CO, United States

Annual Trick or Treat in downtown Gunnison. North Main Street from Highway 50 to Ohio Avenue will be closed to traffic for family friendly trick ot treat festivities! Join the […]

Free

Playful Pumpkins

Wonderland Clayworks 133 E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO, United States

Kids Creating in Clay Saturday, November 4: Playful Pumpkins 12:00 - 2:00 pm | $45 Students will explore fun hand building and texture techniques to create a play pumpkin.

$45

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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