For Gunnison and Crested Butte home owners, there is no shortage of events during the summer and fall months. As the weather moves from cool to warm and snowcapped mountains reveal beautiful flowers, this time of year is a great reminder of why living in Gunnison and Crested Butte is so special. Here’s a look at some of the upcoming events taking place around the valley:
Gunnison Growler & Townie Takeover Weekend, May 24 – 25
Looking for a way to kick-off summer? Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial welcome for summer, and the Gunnison Growler & Townie Takeover Weekend just happens to coincide. Mountain bike riders can take advantage of both a half- and full-growler bike race that starts in downtown Gunnison and finishes in the Hartman Rocks Recreation Area. The streets will be lined with beer gardens, live music and food vendors, so bring the whole family!
34th Annual Crested Butte Bike Week, June 26 – 29
If you’re into biking, you’ve come to the right place! This year marks the 34th annual Crested Butte Bike Week, the oldest mountain bike festival in the world. Whether you prefer mountain biking or just like to cruise, there’s something for everyone during this weeklong event.
18th Annual Crested Butte Music Festival, June 29 – Aug. 10
Performers from all across the world are headed to Crested Butte for the 18th annual Crested Butte Music Festival. From bluegrass to opera and everything in between, the family-friendly series of concerts will have you tapping your toes to the beat of the music with one of the most beautiful backdrops in the country.
114th Annual Cattlemen’s Days, July 5 – 13
Fourth of July falls on a Friday this year, so you can get your celebration started early and continue right into the 114th annual Cattlemen’s Days. The week-long event features a parade, numerous concerts, the county fair, horse races, rodeo events and more. It’s an ideal way to enjoy the summer, especially for younger kids who are looking for ways to keep busy when school is out.
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