June in Crested Butte

Yes! Summer is here. After a snowy cold May, the valley is finally seeing summer. The fields are a vibrant green and we are seeing the colorful start to our wildflower season. For many of us, summer in Crested Butte doesn't get any better. See below for a great lineup of activities and events.

Photo courtesy of Travel Crested Butte

June Happenings

June 4th, Historic Walking Tour at CB Mountain Heritage Museum from 10:00 - 11:30 AM (Recurring every Tuesday and Thursday of the month)
June 6th - 27th, Unleashing Pride Exhibition at Center for the Arts (Kick off Pride Month at the Center by celebrating the local LGBTQIA+ artists of Gunnison and Crested Butte.)
June 8th, Bike Park Opening at CBMR (The trails open up with the Red Lady running June 8th and the Silver Queen starting June 22nd)
June 8th, Snodgrass Trail Run from Washington Gulch at 9:00 (6 miles, all on single-track trail)
June 8th, Butte Sessions at Center for the Arts at 5:00
June 8th, Free Movie Night: The Blues Brothers at Majestic Theater at 6:30
June 13th, The Golden Games at Center for the Arts at 7:00
June 14th, Out There: a National Parks Story Film Screening at Center for the Arts 5:00
June 14th, KBUT’s 22nd Annual Fish Fry at Cranks Plaza from 4:00 - 10:00
June 14th, Pride Month Free Movie Night at Majestic Theater at 7:30
June 23rd, 3rd Annual Pedal Your Butte-Off at Town Park from 8:30 - 2:00
June 25th, MTCB Courts Grand Opening at Ted Scheske Park Courts from 10:00 - 1:00. Get ready for the Grand Opening of our newly resurfaced tennis and pickleball courts.
June 26th, Yoga At The Garden at Pavilion in the Wedding Garden from 12:00 - 1:00 (Recurring every Wednesday throughout summer)
June 26th - 30th, Junior Bike Week. Junior Bike Week is the only multi-day festival in the world that exclusively celebrates kids on bikes.
June 28th, Ritual Mountain Bike Film Festival at Center for the Arts at 7:00

Live Music

June 5th and 20th, Bill Dowell at A Bar Above from 6:00 - 9:00
June 6th and 27th, Jordan Brandenburg at A Bar Above from 6:00 - 9:00
June 7th, Scott Stewart at A Bar Above from 6:00 - 9:00
June 8th and 29th, Sam Eberle at A Bar Above from 6:00 - 9:00
June 12th, Julian Young at A Bar Above from 6:00 - 9:00
June 13th, Joe Teichman at A Bar Above from 6:00 - 9:00
June 16th, Jackie James Mangan at A Bar Above from 6:00 - 9:00
June 17th, Alpenglow: Dogs in a Pile at Center for the Arts Outdoor Stage from 5:30 - 7:30. Nothing says summer than the start of Alpenglow. (Recurring every Monday.)
June 19th, Rebirth Brass Band: Juneteenth Freedom Festival at CBMR Red Lady Stage at 5:30
June 20th, Tyler Lucas at A Bar Above at 6:00
June 21st, Tyler Hansen at A Bar Above from 6:00 - 9:00
June 24th, Alpenglow: Honey Hounds at Center for the Arts Outdoor Stage from 5:30 - 7:30
June 26th, Music on the Mountain: Making Movies ft. Marcella Simien at CBMR from 5:30 - 8:30 PM (Recurring every Wednesday)
June 30th, Rachel Van Slyke at A Bar Above from 6:00 - 9:00

Market Conditions

New listings are down by 31%, while under-contracts remain unchanged. Months supply of inventory is at 7 for Crested Butte and 10 for Mt. Crested Butte (if no new homes came on the market, in 7 or 10 months, inventory would be at zero). For a complete list of all our inventory, please check out our website, TheHoweGroup.co.

Junior Bike Week

There is simply no better place for families to celebrate kids and bikes than Crested Butte, Colorado—the birthplace of mountain biking. Junior Bike Week, from June 26-30, 2024, is the world's only multi-day festival for kids on bikes. The event includes activities for all ages and abilities, such as trail work, skills clinics, and racing. Don't miss this action-packed week! More details here.

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Reopening

Exciting news! Crested Butte Mountain Resort is reopening for summer fun. This summer, enjoy the Red Lady and Silver Queen lifts, with Red Lady running daily starting June 8th and the Silver Queen starting on June 22nd. Enjoy activities like bike haul, disc golf, archery, lift-served hiking, and scenic lift rides. Learn more here.

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