2024 Summer Events Schedule

2024 Summer Events Schedule

Discover Crested Butte: Summer 2024 Event Guide

Welcome to Crested Butte, where the charm of the mountains meets vibrant community events. As a real estate broker with a passion for our beautiful town, I am excited to share the incredible lineup of summer events for 2024. Whether you are a long-time resident or considering making Crested Butte your new home, these events highlight the lively and welcoming spirit of our community. Mark your calendars and join us for an unforgettable summer!


June 8 | Crested Butte Mountain Resort Summer Opening
Kick off the summer season with the opening of the Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Enjoy a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking, and scenic chairlift rides.
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June 14 | KBUT’s Annual Friday Night Fish Fry
Join the local community for a night of great food, live music, and fun at KBUT’s Annual Friday Night Fish Fry. This beloved event supports our local radio station and brings together friends and neighbors.
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July 2 | Crested Butte Museum Tony’s Speakeasy: A Black & White Affair
Step back in time with this elegant event hosted by the Crested Butte Museum. Dress in your finest black and white attire and enjoy an evening of music, dancing, and vintage charm.
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July 4 | July 4th Parade & Block Party
Celebrate Independence Day with our festive parade and block party. Enjoy patriotic floats, live music, and fireworks in the heart of Crested Butte.
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July 12-21 | Crested Butte Wildflower Festival
Experience the stunning beauty of our wildflowers during this ten-day festival. Participate in guided hikes, photography workshops, and art classes.
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July 13 | Mt. Crested Butte’s 50th Anniversary Celebration & Concert
Join us for a special concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of Mt. Crested Butte. Enjoy live music, food, and festivities.
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July 13 | Crested Butte Land Trust Starry Evening Gala
Support local land conservation efforts at this elegant gala under the stars. Enjoy dinner, live music, and auctions.
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July 17-21 | Crested Butte Food + Wine Festival
Indulge in gourmet food and fine wines at this premier culinary event. Featuring renowned chefs, sommeliers, and winemakers.
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July 26-27 | Living Journey’s Summit Hike & Soiree
Participate in a meaningful hike and evening soiree to support Living Journeys, a nonprofit organization providing support to those affected by cancer.
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August 2-4 | Crested Butte Arts Festival
Discover a vibrant showcase of visual, performing, and culinary arts at the Crested Butte Arts Festival. A perfect weekend for art enthusiasts.
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August 4-5 | Adaptive Sports Center’s Crested Butte Open
Support adaptive sports programs at this annual golf tournament and fundraiser.
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August 13 | Crested Butte Museum Historic Pub Crawl
Explore the rich history of Crested Butte while enjoying a pub crawl through historic taverns and bars.
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August 31 – September 1 | Grand Traverse Mountain Run & Bike
Challenge yourself in this rugged mountain race that spans from Crested Butte to Aspen.
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September 7 | Mt. Crested Butte Chili & Beer Festival
Savor the flavors of local chili recipes and craft beers at this popular festival.
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September 18-22 | Crested Butte Film Festival
Enjoy a diverse selection of films from around the world at the Crested Butte Film Festival.
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Ongoing Events

Crested Butte Farmers Market
Sundays, 9am – 2pm, May 26 – October 6
Shop for fresh local produce, artisanal goods, and more at the weekly farmers market.
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Alpenglow Music Series
Mondays, 5:30pm, June 16 - August 12
Relax with live music at the free outdoor Alpenglow concerts.
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Elk Ave Historic Walking Tours
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:30am, June 4 – September 26
Learn about the history of Crested Butte with guided walking tours.
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Whether you are drawn to the arts, outdoor adventures, or community gatherings, Crested Butte has something for everyone this summer. I look forward to seeing you at these events and sharing in the vibrant life of our beloved town. If you fall in love with Crested Butte as much as I have, let's talk about finding your dream home here. Happy summer!

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