Festival Information:


Friday, August 2 – Sunday, August 4, 2019


Friday: 5 pm – Dark & Saturday/Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm


Elk Avenue in Downtown Crested Butte, a National Historic District


Free! – public lots located at the 4-Way Stop at 6th St/Elk Ave and at 1st St/Elk Ave, at the west end of Elk Avenue

Disabled Access

Handicapped parking areas will be designated on both ends of the Festival as well as on nearby cross streets. If you have specific needs, please Contact Us.



Schedule of Events

More info on our events calendar page.

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Exhibiting Artists

The 2019 artists will be announced by summer 2019.

View the 2018 Festival artists →

Culinary Court Vendors

2019 food vendors will be announced by summer 2019. See a list of the diverse + tasty list of food vendors from 2018.

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Festival Map

It’s long and lean and a little cumbersome but in the end it’s five blocks of fun.

Entertainment Schedule

All events are fun + free; more info here.

Beer and Wine Pavilion

Located at 3rd/Elk, serving Barefoot wines and Oskar Blues beers from 5-9 pm on Friday and 11 am – 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Artist Demo Schedule

All events are informative and interactive; more info here.

Children's Art Alley

Super fun and super free! Just for kids who looove to get creative. Located at the “top” of Elk Avenue in the big tent; open during Festival hours.

Art Auction

Large tent, large variety, proceeds benefit the Festival’s Art Education program. Look for the auction tent near 5th/Elk Avenue and stop by to place a bid! More information here.

First Aid

General first aid supplies are located at the First Aid Booth, 3rd and Elk.

Lost and Found

Lost and Found items are located at the Festival Information Booth, 3rd and Elk.

Information and Festival Store

Please visit our booth for info and merchandise, 3rd and Elk.


Volunteers are the backbone of the Festival. Learn more about how you can do your part to make Crested Butte’s premier cultural event the best ever – THANK YOU!!!


Public restrooms and portable facilities are located throughout the Festival grounds, near the Fire Hall at the Culinary Court, and at the Chamber of Commerce next to the public parking lot.