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Crested Butte

Events

From active sporting events like Crested Butte Bike Week and Fat Bike World Championships to Nordic skiing races and recreational mountain bike races, Travel Crested Butte is our go-to for everything going on in Crested Butte!

Thinking about visiting and what local events are happening? They've got you covered! Travel Crested Butte's events calendar shows all up-and-coming concerts, bar crawls as well as music, food, and wild flower festivals. Trust us, there is always something fun going on in town or on Mount Crested Butte!

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Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Hours of Operation Summer 2021

Summer Season Dates:

Open daily June 12 - September 6, 2021

Red Lady Express Lift:

Open daily from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

 

Silver Queen Express Lift:

Open daily from 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

 

Crested Butte Rental and Demo Center:

Open daily from 8:00 a.m - 5:30 p.m. 

Crested Butte Mountain Outfitters:

Open daily from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Butte 66:

Open daily from 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

What To Do

Around Town

JUNE EVENTS

Town Picnic

June 4 @ 11:30 am FREE

 

Join the Town of Crested Butte in a community gathering at Rainbow Park to celebrate being together again! Enjoy free burgers and hot dogs, games and activities. Bring a dessert or side to share, and help us reduce our carbon footprint by also bringing your own cup, plate, and silverware. We’ll see you at the park! Sponsored by Clark's Market and the Town of Crested Butte.

 

 

 

Oh Be Joyful Steep Creek Race

June 5 from 7:00 AM TO 11:30 PM 

 

Get your rock boat out and get ready to go fast at Oh be Joyful Campground in Crested Butte! Even with the low snowpack, we should still have enough water for race day this year, June 5th. All racers and volunteers will get all the food and beer they can drink at the afterparty at the Talk of the Town. Beer and pizza by Ska, Eddyline, and the Brick Oven. Registration is now open here.

 

 

 

Crested Butte Farmers Market

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

 

The Crested Butte Farmer’s Market is held at 2nd and Elk Avenue every Sunday. Stroll down the street and enjoy a variety of locally sourced foods, drinks, and other goods, all while supporting local farmers and businesses.

 

 

 

Opening Day at CBMR

June 12 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

 

The lifts start spinning for both bikes and hikes on June 12th. CBMR summer services will run through September 6, and include the Mountain Bike Park, Mountain Sports Team youth programming, hiking and scenic rides on the Silver Queen and Red Lady Express lifts. There will be bike hauls on the Red Lady Express.

 

 

 

Crested Butte Farmers Market

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

 

The Crested Butte Farmer’s Market is held at 2nd and Elk Avenue every Sunday. Stroll down the street and enjoy a variety of locally sourced foods, drinks, and other goods, all while supporting local farmers and businesses.

 

 

 

Crested Butte Farmers Market

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

 

The Crested Butte Farmer’s Market is held at 2nd and Elk Avenue every Sunday. Stroll down the street and enjoy a variety of locally sourced foods, drinks, and other goods, all while supporting local farmers and businesses.

 

 

 

2021 Junior Bike Week

June 31 at 5:00 PM to June 27 at 1:00 PM

 

Activities happening all week long for kids of all ages and abilities with everything from trail work to clinics to ice cream. Learn more here

 

 

 

CB Music Fest: Season Preview Party - FREE

 

June 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

 

Experience a preview of CBMF’s 25th Anniversary Season. Dr. Erik Peterson will walk you through what to look forward to later in the summer and fall by way of lecture intermingled with playing audio recordings. Learn about the upcoming season, listen to musical examples, and socialize with friends in a beautiful setting! Tickets are free and space is limited, please visit their ticketing site here.

 

 

 

Chainless World Championships

June 25 @ 4:20 pm - 5:30 pm

 

Bigger bikes. Bigger costumes. More ridiculous antics. Do whatever it takes to get you here in time for the Chainless. Racers weigh down their bikes, put on ridiculous costumes, and remove their chains before racing the seven miles from Kebler Pass into downtown Crested Butte. The race starts at 4:20 pm sharp, and the one who stays off her brakes the most wins. Well, actually, everybody wins. Even the spectators hanging out at the end of Elk to watch the carnage. Learn more here.

 

 

 

Crested Butte Farmers Market

June 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

 

The Crested Butte Farmer’s Market is held at 2nd and Elk Avenue every Sunday. Stroll down the street and enjoy a variety of locally sourced foods, drinks, and other goods, all while supporting local farmers and businesses.

 

 

 

Alpenglow: Free Outdoor Concerts - FREE

June 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

 

The Alpenglow free concerts series is back for 2021! The outdoor event will be held at the Center for the Arts outdoor stage. Learn more here

JULY EVENTS