Friday July 31st - Sunday August 2nd, 2020
The CB Arts Festival is a summer time favorite, and is one of the nations top art festivals, drawing more than 12,000 people for the FREE, three day event. What began as an informal gathering of local crafters has evolved into Crested Butte’s signature cultural event, featuring 175 of the nation’s finest visual artists.
Admission is always FREE to the Crested Butte Arts Festival! New this year is a VIP Lounge experience with lots of perks. A limited number of tickets are available. More info below.
The Crested Butte Arts Festival takes place on Historic Elk Ave. in the majestic and eclectic town of Crested Butte, CO. 2020
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.
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Weekend of Activities
Top chefs from Colorado and beyond participate in free culinary demonstrations and tastings during festival hours, and serve up succulent signature dishes at ticketed events in the evenings. A dozen or so exhibiting artists lead demos inside the Artist Demonstration Tent, and children have ample opportunity to roll up their sleeves and create their own masterpieces inside the children’s Art Alley. Nationally touring musical acts and entertainers perform all weekend inside the Oskar Blues Beer & Barefoot Wine Pavilion.
Elevate your Crested Butte Arts Festival experience in our premier VIP Lounge hosted by Title Sponsor Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties. Located in the heart of the festival grounds on Historic Elk Ave, the VIP Lounge is designed for ease of access and comfort.
A limited number of tickets are available for this distinctive 3 day experience!
Early Bird 3 Day Pass: $150
Available: February 12 – May 1
VIP 3 Day Pass: $200
Available: May 2 – July 31
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.