Fourth of July Celebrations in Crested Butte and Gunnison

There are plenty of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July 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 July Fourth celebration in Gunnison Valley.

Fireworks in Mt. Crested Butte, CO

4th of July in IOOF Park

Head to IOOF Park in Gunnison for Fourth of July fun. The park has recently been updated with picnic tables, a new mural and splashpad.

Time: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: IOOF Park, 124 E Virginia Ave, Gunnison
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Pinkapalooza 4th of July Concert

The I Bar Ranch is hosting Kendell Marvel and Evelyn Roper and Opal Moon along with local singer-songwriters on the Fourth of July. The mechanical bull will also be running, Burnell’s Food Truck will be serving food and the bar will be open! Fireworks will follow the show. Camping will also be available for this event.

Time: 3:30-10:30 p.m.
Location: I Bar Ranch, 850 Co Road 49, Gunnison
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4th of July Pancake Breakfast

This is the 48th 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!

Time: 7 a.m.-10:30 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!

Time: 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

4th of July Celebration – Jorgensen Park

This celebration at Jorgenson Park in Gunnison will include kids’ games, food and a beer garden. Later in the day there will be free paddleboard demos, a Pup N’ SUP Race, live music and a fireworks show with a color guard presentation. This event also supports the Gunnison Valley Animal Welfare League.

Time: 4 p.m.-10 p.m.
Location: Jorgensen Park, 200 South Adams Street, Gunnison
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Crested Butte July 4th Parade

Don’t miss the annual Fourth of July parade in Crested Butte. Follow the fire department to Belleview Avenue at the end for a family water fight!

Time: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location: Elk Avenue, Crested Butte
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Laser Show

The town of Mt. Crested Butte is putting on a laser show for July Fourth at the Crested Butte Mountain Resort base area. A DJ will play from 7-10 p.m. and the laser show will start at 9 p.m. Catch it at the Red Lady Stage.

Time: 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
Location: Crested Butte Mountain Resort, 12 Snowmass Road, Crested Butte
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Alpenglow Concert Series – Trout Steak Revival

The weekly Alpenglow Concert Series from the Center for the Arts Crested Butte welcome Trout Steak Revival on July Fourth. Bring a chair or blanket and get ready to dance. Local food vendors and a bar will be present.

Time: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Location: Crested Butte Town Park, 7th Street, Crested Butte
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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 2022 guide for events and activities in Gunnison and Crested Butte. Our events calendar can also help you plan your trip!

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