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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.

Harmels 4th of July Celebration

Harmels on the Taylor 6748 County Road 742, Almont, CO, United States

Harmels on the Taylor is kicking off 4th of July weekend with an early celebration on Saturday, July 1 from 12-4pm. Bring your friends and family for a barbecue lunch, […]


Coal Creek Trio 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 […]


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

Night two of a two night run with Spafford. On site camping available

Art Market

The Art Market will run every Sunday from 9am-2pm June 18th - October 8th. Please reach out to [email protected] with any questions.

Rick Reavis, local wildflower expert

Townie Books 414 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Come chat with Rick about all things wild and flowery on Sunday, July 2nd from 4 -6 pm on the outdoor patio at Rumors and Townie Books. And, grab a […]

Joslyn & The Sweet Compression

After growing up singing in the church choir, and cultivating her dynamic voice and performance skills in cover bands and stage plays, Joslyn Hampton teamed with her stepfather, Marty Charters […]


Taylor Canyon Fire Station Celebration Fundraiser

Taylor Canyon Fire Station 6201 County Rd. 742, Almont, CO, United States

Taylor Canyon Fire Station's All-American Celebration Fundraiser. Help us reach our goal of $25,000 to Purchase New Fire & Safety Equipment. World Class BBQ, Libations, Fun & Games, Live Music […]


Taylor Canyon Fire Station All American Celebration

Taylor Canyon Fire Station 6201 County Rd. 742, Almont, CO, United States

The public is invited to attend and recognize the contributions of the station's volunteer firefighters and enjoy savory barbecue, side dishes, libations, and live music by Sunny Downpour. There is […]


4th of July Pancake Breakfast

Crested Butte Fire Department 306 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Join us for the 49th Annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast! This event is a Crested Butte tradition you won't want to miss featuring a delicious pancake breakfast, ladder truck […]

$10 – $15

4th of July in IOOF Park

IOOF Park 206 North Main, Gunnison, Colorado

Fourth of July in Gunnison. Family - Friendly FREE events to help celebrate the 4th of July. Annual Balloon Rally -join us To watch the Balloon Rally Launch in Jorgensen […]


Pinkapalooza 4th of July Benefit Concert

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

Join us for the 3rd Annual Pinkapalooza 4th of July celebration and music at the IBar Ranch. Enjoy live music, food, drinks, mechanical bull, dancing, and end the evening watching […]

MTCB 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks

Base area of Crested Butte Mountain Resort mt. crested butte, CO

Mt. Crested Butte's 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks Tuesday, July 4, 2023, 4 pm- 10 pm @ the Red Lady Stage in the CBMR Base Area All ages are […]


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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