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.

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 copy of his local identification guide! Rick likely gained a love of adventure from moving around the country twenty eight times during his youth. Settling […]

Author Event- When the Rocks Sing

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

When the Rocks Sing is unique among books about grief. It places side by side the voice of a man who lost his wife to cancer and the voice of the grief counselor who walked the road of rebuilding and resiliency with him. Rocks addresses a variety of topics that may speak to your experience […]

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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