Application Extended! Open until March 22nd! Apply HERE 

Sponsorship for our 2019 Festival is Available NOW!


Next year’s festival will take place August 2 – 4, 2019!

Crested Butte, Colorado, is home to one of the nation’s top arts festivals. Now approaching its 47th year, the Crested Butte Arts Festival features incredible art, fantastic cuisine, exhilarating entertainment, artist demonstrations, children’s activities, and an art auction!

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:


Congratulations to the 2018 Crested Butte Arts Festival Award Winners! We hope to see you…

We are thrilled to introduce our 2018 poster artists Brad and Sundie Ruppert! Their sculptural…