The 45th Annual Crested Butte Arts Festival will take place August 4th through August 6th 2017!

Crested Butte, Colorado, 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.

2017 Artist Application!

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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.

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The 44th Crested Butte Arts Festival was an enormous success. HeARTfelt thanks to the amazing…

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The 45th Annual Crested Butte Arts Festival

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