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2021 Mt. CB Chili & Beer Festival
September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kick off your fall season the right way at the Annual Mt. Crested Butte Chili and Beer Festival held at the base of the Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Sample locally made chilis, sip some of Colorado’s finest craft beer, and enjoy some great tunes from great bands.
Beer lovers unite! There are some great breweries signed up this year and even more to come. Each brewer will be bringing 3 different varieties of their finest brews to serve up to you, the people. You’ll receive a disposable cup and spoon at the door which your chili will be served in all day, so try and hold onto them.
There are numerous FREE transportation options so please refrain from drinking and driving.
RTA: The final RTA bus running from Mt. Crested Butte to Gunnison, with a stop at the Cement Creek Road, leaves at 11:25 p.m. from Mt. Crested Butte and 11:33 p.m. from the Crested Butte 4-way Stop arriving ultimately in Gunnison. www.gunnisonvalleyrta.org. Free
Mountain Express: Mountain Express buses run every 20 minutes between Crested Butte and the Mt. Crested Butte The last bus leaves Mt. Crested Butte at 12:00 am www.mtnexp.org – Free
Alpine Express Late Night Taxi: Runs between 10 p.m. and 2:30 a.m. $5 per person for between Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte. $7 per person to CB South. Call (970) 209-0509 for pick-up.
Alpine Express Private Ride: You must make pre-reservations 48 hours in advance for this service. $200 total for a one-way 10 passenger van that can go all the way to Gunnison. Call (970) 641-5074 for reservations and pick up time.
Drink water! A glass of water between every beer is a great way to stay happy, hydrated, and much less hungover.
Eat before you come or eat a few cups of chili before you start drinking. If you drink before you eat, you’re gonna have a bad time.
Be aware of your drinking limits. Please don’t have to make your friends carry you home. Drink responsibly.