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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.

Blue Mesa Ice Fishing Weekend (2 Days)

Blue Mesa Reservoir Gunnison, CO, United States

Are you itching to get outside and enjoy scenic western Colorado while learning a new winter sport?! We would love to host you for the weekend at Blue Mesa Reservoir where we'll catch trout through the ice! Meet Your Guides: Ema and Erin Ema and Erin will cover everything you need to learn about ice […]

$350

Ice Fishing Weekend Getaway – Day 2

Blue Mesa Reservoir Gunnison, CO, United States

Have you ever wanted to ice fish Blue Mesa Reservoir, Colorado;s largest body of water? Here's your chance! Join Gunnison guides Gabby, Ema, and Erin for a weekend-long ice fishing extravaganza on iconic Blue Mesa. It's a beautiful place to ice fish which features views of high-elevation mesas and mountains. Deer and elk are regularly […]

$425

Ice Fishing Weekend Getaway

Blue Mesa Reservoir Gunnison, CO, United States

Have you ever wanted to ice fish Blue Mesa Reservoir, Colorado's largest body of water? Here's your chance! Join Gunnison guides Gabby, Ema, and Erin for a weekend-long ice fishing extravaganza on iconic Blue Mesa. It's a beautiful place to ice fish which features views of high-elevation mesas and mountains. Deer and elk are regularly […]

$425

Stand-Up Paddle Boarding

Blue Mesa Reservoir Gunnison, CO, United States

Come SUP (Stand-up Paddle Board) the largest body of water in Colorado! Whether you're brand new to paddle boarding or have been on a board for years, this event is for you. Connect and make new friends while SUPing the beautiful Blue Mesa Reservoir! Bring your board or rent one locally and let's paddle around […]

$45

Stand Up Paddle Boarding Adventure

Blue Mesa Reservoir Gunnison, CO, United States

Come SUP (Stand-up Paddle Board) the largest body of water in Colorado! Whether you're brand new to paddle boarding or have been on a board for years, this event is for you. Connect and make new friends while SUPing the beautiful Blue Mesa Reservoir! Bring your board or rent one locally and let's paddle around […]

$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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