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August in Crested Butte

So far summer has been amazing! The wildflowers have been spectacular and some are saying we are in a super bloom! I hope you are enjoying the trails.
See below for another fun month of events and outdoor concerts.

August Happenings

Historic Pub Crawl – August 5th. Participate in this pub crawl through some of Crested Butte’s most historic bars.

Alpenglow Concert Series – August 9th and 16th. Free outdoor concerts at Crested Butte Center for the Arts.

Historic Walking Tour – August 5th, 10th, 12th, 17th, 19th, 24th, 26th, and 31st. Meet at the Mountain Heritage Museum and immerse yourself in Crested Butte’s history.

Mt. CB Free Concert Series – August 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th. Every Wednesday night at the base area’s Red Lady stage.

44th Annual Red Lady Salvation Ball – August 4th. Put on your best red outfit and buy a ticket for this event to raise money for the High Country Conservation Advocates. Live music by Floodgate Operators and food by Slogar.

Watercolor + Wine – August 5th, 12th, 19th, and 25th. Join local artist Karen Hill and hone in on your painting skills.

Steely Dead – August 6th. Live music performance at Public House.

Crested Butte Music Festival: Gypsy Jazz – August 7th. Live music performance and an annual favorite of the Crested Butte Music Festival. Crested Butte Music Festival is back!

Sunday’s Farmer’s Market – August 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th. Every Sunday at the end of Elk Avenue.

Wine Tasting – August 12th. Join sommelier, Aaron Tomcak, for a fun night of wine tasting.

Honey Hounds – August 14th. Live music at the Center for the Arts.

Specialty Irwin Townsite Walking Tour – August 21st. Learn the history of the beautiful Irwin Townsite.

Crested Butte Music Festival: Annual Gala – August 28th. Listen to two-time Grammy-nominated Don Byron and enjoy a fabulous dinner in support of this special annual festival. 

Market Conditions

New listings are down 3% and under contracts are down 14%. We currently have $163M under contract. Months supply of inventory in Crested Butte, Skyland, and CB South is 2.5 (if no new listings come on the market, in 2.5 months, inventory would be at zero). Months supply of inventory in Mt Crested Butte is 2.7.  Many wonder, will prices drop and/or level off. With various building projects on the horizon in 2022, it’s possible we could see enough increased inventory to slow down the growth of sales prices. For now, as long as inventory remains low and demand high, we will continue in a Seller’s market. 

Click here to view our 2nd Quarter Market Report.

Vail Resorts Update

This year’s Epic Pass is still on sale at 20% off – you do not want to miss this great opportunity for a discounted ski pass! Pass holders can also save 20% on lodging.

The mountain isn’t just for biking and hiking in the summer. Take the Red Lady Lift up the mountain and enjoy the beautiful disc golf and archery courses.

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