2023 Fourth of July Celebrations in Crested Butte and Gunnison

There are plenty of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July 2023 in Gunnison and Crested Butte! There will be fireworks, concerts, parades, kids activities and more. Check out the list below to learn more and plan your 2023 July Fourth celebration in Gunnison Valley.

Fireworks in Mt. Crested Butte, CO

4th of July in Gunnison

Check out all the July 4th events happening around Gunnison!

Watch the hot air balloon rally launch from Jorgensen Park at 7 a.m. on July 2, 3 and 4.

Run in the Western Track and Field 5K fun run. The race starts at 9 a.m. at Legion Park. The theme is patriotic and kids can run in the one-mile fun run.

Enjoy free games and crafts at IOOF Park from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. There will be vendors, booths, SUP demos and a Pup and SUP race at Jorgensen Park from 11 a.m-3 p.m. There will also be a patriotic bicycle competition at 11 a.m. Dress up your bike, your helmet and yourself!

Finish off the day with live music and other events from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Jorgensen Park. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.

Date and time: July 4
Location: IOOF Park, 124 E Virginia Ave, Gunnison
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Pinkapalooza 4th of July Concert

The I Bar Ranch is hosting Chancey Williams and the Younger Brother Band, Ward Davis and band, surprise guests, and local singer songwriters on the Fourth of July. Enjoy food, drinks, dancing and the mechanical bull! Fireworks will follow the show. Camping will also be available for this event. This event benefits Tough Enough to Wear Pink and the Gunnison Valley Hospital Foundation.

Date and time: July 4, 2023, 3:30-11:00 p.m.
Location: I Bar Ranch, 850 Co Road 49, Gunnison
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4th of July Pancake Breakfast

This is the 49th annual pancake breakfast hosted by the Crested Butte Fire and EMS Volunteer Squad. Get some pancakes to start the Fourth of July festivities and support our first responders! The event will also have ladder truck rides, lawn games and balloon art.

Time: July 4, 2023, 7 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Location: Station 1, 306 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte
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July 4th Street Party

Celebrate the Fourth of July in downtown Crested Butte. There will be live music, food and face painting. Local nonprofits will also have booths set up. Stop by to learn more about the community! DJ Red will be spinning tunes and there will be a over-21 beer and wine garden.

Date and time: July 4, 2023, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Elk Avenue and 3rd Street, Crested Butte
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The 4th of July parade in Crested Butte, CO

Crested Butte July 4th Parade

Don’t miss the annual Fourth of July parade in Crested Butte!

Date and time: July 4, 2023, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location: Elk Avenue, Crested Butte
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4th of July Celebration and Fireworks in Mt. Crested Butte

The town of Mt. Crested Butte will have live music and fireworks at the Crested Butte Mountain Resort base area. Floyd Bauler, A.J. Fullerton and The Powell Brothers will play. There will be food and drink for purchase and free children’s activities all day. Catch it at the Red Lady Stage.

Date and time: July 4, 2023, 4 p.m.-10 p.m.
Location: Crested Butte Mountain Resort, 12 Snowmass Road, Crested Butte
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Harmels 4th of July Celebration

Kick off 4th of July weekend on July 1 at Harmels on the Taylor! Enjoy a barbecue lunch, lawn games and live music. The public and kids of all ages are welcome!

Date and time: July 1, 2023, Noon-4 p.m.
Location: Harmels on the Taylor, 6748 County Road 742, Almont, CO 81210
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Taylor Canyon Fire Station Celebration Fundraiser

Join Taylor Canyon Fire Station on July 3 for their All-American Celebration Fundraiser! Help them reach their goal of $25,000 for new and fire and safety equipment. Enjoy BBQ, libations, games and live music from Sunny Downpour.

Date and time: July 3, 2023, Noon-4 p.m.
Location: Taylor Canyon Fire Station, 6201 County Rd. 742, Almont, CO 81210
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A float in the 4th of July parade in Crested Butte, CO

Things to do in Gunnison and Crested Butte

Looking for other things to do on your summer trip? Check out our summer 2023 guide for events and activities in Gunnison and Crested Butte. Our events calendar can also help you plan your trip!

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