Opening Day (June 10)
Join us as we celebrate the lifts opening for summer! Hop on the Red Lady Express or Silver Queen Express and enjoy the breathtaking views down below. Both lifts are conveniently located in Elevation Hotel & Spa’s backyard, so come and enjoy some of the best views in Colorado!
Bike Week (June 22-25)
Crested Butte was one of the first places in the world where people started taking their bikes off roads and into the mountains for fun. To celebrate being the home of mountain biking, the city began the Crested Butte Bike Week. This four day celebration is filled with all things mountain biking: races, clinics, a film festival, the Chainless World Championships, good beer, and a great party. Click HERE for more information.
Crested Butte Music Festival (June 23-August 5)
Celebrating its 21st anniversary, the Crested Butte Music Festival provides the most spectacular scenery to enjoy diverse music from symphony to opera to jazz. Looking for a more "hands on" experience? The Music Festival also offers educational programs in every musical genre. Click HERE for more information.
Fourth of July (July 4)
There’s no better way to celebrate Independence Day than on the mountain! The all-day celebration is filled with events including a 1/3 marathon, town parade, water fight, live music, food, and games. Wrap up all the festivities in the evening by watching the fireworks at the base of Mt. Crested Butte.
Crested Butte Wildflower Festival (July 7-16)
Crested Butte, Colorado, designated the "Wildflower Capital of Colorado" since 1990, plays host to the Crested Butte Wildflower Festival every summer. Proudly sponsored by Elevation Hotel & Spa, more than 200 individual events make up the Festival, including photography and art classes, hikes, garden tours, cooking seminars, and more. Click HERE for more information.
44th Annual Arts Festival (August 4-6)
Take a stroll through the Crested Butte Arts Festival, one of Colorado’s Top 5 fine art and fine craft shows. With five blocks of Elk Avenue closed to vehicles, the Crested Butte Arts Festival offers a juried art exhibition, culinary demonstrations, an auction, kids' activities, live entertainment, and more! The Festival features 175 well-known, established artists from around the world. Click HERE for more information.
Crested Butte Film Festival (September 28-October 1)
Hike, bike, and film in Crested Butte! The Crested Butte Film Festival presents more than 90 films during the peak of the fall foliage season. Expect beauty inside and out with four days of the best of international cinema, coupled with filmmaker talks, visiting actors, parties and easy transport on foot and bike between three downtown venues. Films to be screened include narratives, documentaries, outdoor adventure and short films, plus a free children’s program. Click HERE for more information.