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Reasons to be in Crested Butte this Summer

Reasons to be in Crested Butte this Summer

Families looking for a summer getaway should consider visiting the mountain paradise in Crested Butte, Colorado.  When you come to Crested Butte in the summer, be ready for anything. With countless activities and services available, there is always something fun and exciting to do. Even if you’ve done it all, you will probably find something new to try in Crested Butte.

Discover your favorite Colorado mountain town during the summer. Crested Butte is the perfect mountain destination and enjoy these numerous activities below.




The Crested Butte area has some of the best mountain biking in the country with many believing that the sport was founded in our fabulous small town.  Regardless of taking a long, epic ride or a short ride geared for a beginner, all bikers have access to the incredible mountain scenery.

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The warmer months provide endless activities, all with breathtaking scenery as the backdrop. For those who are looking for a total adventure, you can choose from recreational activities like camping, ATV rentals, rock climbing, mountain biking, kayaking, fly-fishing, boating, horseback riding, and whitewater rafting. The many different outfitters in the area can help you with any equipment needs you may have.




The Crested Butte Music Festival is now in its 21st year! The theme of this summer’s festival, “Identity Unmasked,” guides the programming as the season explores identity and its revelation or masking. The seven-week season will take place on June 23-August 5, 2017 in the Mt. Crested Butte Mirror Palace, and includes outstanding performances in classical music, bluegrass, opera, Gypsy Jazz and more. This season also sees the return of contemporary dance programming, the creation of a new Chamber Music Intensive and Orchestral Fellows program, in addition too, a number of educational programs for children and adults.

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Crested Butte is home to one of the nation’s top arts festivals. Now in its 45th year, the Crested Butte Arts Festival features incredible art, fantastic cuisine, exhilarating entertainment, artist demonstrations, children’s activities and an art auction. Second homeowners, annual vacationers and visitors from New Mexico, Utah, Texas and Colorado’s front-range choose Arts Festival weekend as the prime time to visit Crested Butte.

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For serious wine lovers and culinarians, Crested Butte’s fest offers the chance to meet winemakers and sommeliers. The Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival takes place each July. Striving to create a wine and culinary festival that complements the array of amazing offerings in The Town of Crested Butte and Mt Crested Butte. This festival is the perfect excuse to visit this scenic and captivating area. Featuring a selection of seminars, fine dining winemaker dinners, and more, there is something for everyone. The signature event, The Grand Tasting, presents over 500 select wines from 25 wineries and distributors, food demonstrations, and more. The Festival offers an array of seminars, activities, elevated dining experiences, and more!

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Try visiting Crested Butte at the end of June through early August.  Surround yourself in the symphony of wildflowers and sharing Mother Nature’s colors with flower-lovers in fun, fresh ways in Crested Butte. Crested Butte in the summer is paradise. It is called “The Wildflower Capital of The World” for apparent reasons and there is no better way to see the wonderful backdrop than by trying some of the many activities offered here.

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Come now and enjoy your summer days in a mountain paradise!  Check out our next blog as we will be posting dates and times of all the wonderful events coming in June!

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