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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.

Rebirth Brass Band: Juneteenth Freedom Festival

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

Juneteenth Freedom Festival, presented by Melanin Mountain Project, presents the Rebirth Brass Band with support from Indoni and live poetry from the Dark Goddess Collective. Join MMP in celebrating this day of independence at the Crested Butte Mountain Resort Base Area on the Red Lady Stage, with music starting at 5:30 pm. The event is […]

MTCB Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks

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

Join us for a free family-friendly concert and Independence Day celebration. Featuring live country music, BBQ dinner offerings by CBMR, and children's activities! We'll finish the evening with an Independence Day fireworks show starting at dark. Gates open at 3:30 pm.


Mt. Crested Butte 50th Anniversary Celebration & C

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

Let's celebrate Mt. Crested Butte turning 50! Dress up in your best 70s or gold-themed costumes and let's get down 70s style! This is a FREE community event, featuring live music by Boogie Machine and Jack Cloonan & the Colorado All-Stars, anniversary cake and cupcakes by Cake Me Away, a pop-up museum outlining Mt. CB […]


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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