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The 44th Annual Crested Butte Arts Festival will take place August 5th through August 7th 2016!

Crested Butte, Colorado, is home to one of the nation’s top arts festivals. Now in its 44th year, the Crested Butte Arts Festival features incredible art, fantastic cuisine, exhilarating entertainment, artist demonstrations, children’s activities and an art auction.

Check out the 2016 Artists!

Purchase a 2016 CBAF Poster!

About us

The Crested Butte Arts Festival produces an annual, nationally recognized Festival presenting a broad spectrum of the arts, whose proceeds perpetuate the Festival and also provide for year-round, sustainable arts outreach programs for the community of the Gunnison Valley.

Arts Festival Video:

News!

In collaboration with KBUT Community Radio we are excited to bring you this latest interview…

Enjoy this interview with Amy Gillespie. She is an exhibiting artist at the 2016 Crested…

Upcoming Events

05
August

The 44th Annual Crested Butte Arts Festival

5:00 pm
@ The 44th Annual Crested Butte Arts Festival
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05
August

The Blue Canyon Boys

5:00 pm — 6:00 pm
@ The Ragged Mountain Stage
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05
August

Dance Collective Aerial Dance @ Medieval Go Go

5:00 pm — 5:30 pm
@ The 44th Annual Crested Butte Arts Festival
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2016 Artists