There's so much to see and do all year round!   Gunnison's Signature Events include activites perfect for the outdoor adventure seeker, arts and culture, wellness and culinary enthusiasts!

Signature Events: 

January:

- Citizen Races, Crested Butte Nordic Center 

 - Crested Butte Songwriters Festival, Mt Crested Butte

 - Kenny Mac Ski Fest & Winter Carnival, Gunnison

- Roost the Butte, Crested Butte Mt. Resort (CBMR)

- USASA Rail Jam & Slopestyle, CBMR

February:

- Alley Loop, Crested Butte

- Freeskiing Extremes, CBMR

-  IFSA Junior Freeskiing Competition, CBMR

- Romance in the Rockies, Valleywide

- USSA Dan Prater Memorial Cup Ski, CBMR  

March:

- GORE-TEX Grand Traverse. Crested Butte to Aspen

- Ice Fishing Tournament, Blue Mesa Reservoir, Gunnison

- Al Johnson Uphill/Downhill Telemark SKi Race, CBMR

- Big Air on Elk, Crested Butte

- FestEVOL, CBMR

- USSMA National Championships, CBMR  

April: 

- Crested Butte Pole, Paddle & Pedal, Crested Butte to Gunnison

- Flauschink, Crested Butte & Mt. Crested Butte

- The Ultimate Snowmobile Event, CBMR  

May: 

- Gunnison Growler Weekend

- Kiwanis Club Fishing Tournament, Blue Mesa Reservoir

- Sage Burner, Hartman Rocks Recreation Area, Gunnison

- Weekend Warrior Fishing Tournament, Blue Mesa Reservoir

June:

- Taylor Park Marina Fishing Derby, Taylor Reservoir

- Crested Butte Bike Week

- Gunison River Festival

- Taste of Crested Butte

July:

- Cattlemen's Days, Gunnison

- Crested Butte Wildflower Festival

- Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival

- Fourth of July Celebrations & Fireworks

- Gunnison Art in the Park, Legion Park

- Hot Air Balloon Rally, Jorgensen Park, Gunnison

August:

- 24 hours in the Sage, Hartman Rocks REcreation ARea, Gunnison

- Crested Butte Arts Festival

- Dave Wiens West Elk Bicycle Classic, Gunnison to Crested Butte

- Gunnison Car Show Weekend (Carvin'Up Colorado & High Octane Arts & Crafts Festival) 

- The People's Fair, Crested Butte

- USA Pro Challenge, Stage 3 in Gunnison

- USA Pro Challenge, Stage 2 in Created Butte/Mt. Crested Butte

September:

- Pearl Pass Mountain Bike Tour, Crested Butte

- Crested Butte Film Festival

- Fall Festival of Beers & Chili Cook-off, Mt. Crested Butte

- September Splendor in the Rockies

- Vinotok Fall Harvest Festival, Crested Butte

November:

- Crested Butte Mountain Resort - Season Opening

- Crested Butte Nordic - Season Opening

- Sugarplum Festival, Gunnison

December:

- 12 Days of Holiday Cheer, Crested Butte & Mt. Crested Butte

- Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade, CBMR

- Citizens Races, Crested Butte Nordic Center

- Holiday Bazaar, Crested Butte

- Light Up Night, Crested Butte

- Night of Lights, Gunnison

- New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade & Fireworks, CBMR

- New Year's Eve Yurt Dinner & Party, Crested Butte Nordic Center