Colorado's Premier Art Event

Colorado's Premier Art event

Join us in 2020

July 31-August 2

Festival Dates: July 31 - August 2, 2020


Admission is always FREE to the Crested Butte Arts Festival!


The Crested Butte Arts Festival takes place on Historic Elk Ave. in the majestic and eclectic town of Crested Butte, CO.

2020 Festival Hours:

Friday, July 31st: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 1st: 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 2nd: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sights + Sounds!

Entertainment Stage, Artist Demonstration Tents & Art Auction info.

Eat, Drink, +Be Artsy!

We invite you to eat and drink under the backdrop of paradise.

Volunteer with Us!

200+ volunteers make our event happen. Come join the fun!

Art Outreach

Proceeds from the Festival perpetuate sustainable arts outreach.


The Crested Butte Arts Festival encourages all patrons to use cost effective and environmentally sustainable transportation options such as biking, taking the local bus, or walking from your lodging location.

You can find information about our free local bus here.


Parking is 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. Handicapped parking areas will be designated on both ends of the festival as well as on nearby cross streets.

Lodging Partners: