The Crested Butte Festival for the Arts is one of the most popular festivals in Colorado. The festival encourages all pieces to be original. Artists from all over the country including the best Crested Butte locals will display their affordable, one of a kind works of art in the historic downtown.
Organization: Crested Butte Art Festival
Dates: 08/02/2013 - 08/04/2013 update info
Time: 10:00:00 AM - 5:00:00 PM
Event Cost: Free
Venue: Elk Avenue in Crested Butte,CO
Contact: Crested Butte Art Festival
Phone: (970) 349-1184
The Crested Butte Festival for the Arts is one of the most popular festivals in Colorado. The festival encourages all pieces to be original. Artists from all over the country including the best Crested Butte locals will display their affordable, one of a kind pieces.
The Festival features 185 well-known, established artists from around the world and is recognized as a top-quality, juried show.
TIMES: 10 am - 5 pm Saturday and Sunday
WHERE: Elk Avenue in Downtown Crested Butte, a National Historic District
- Held in late July.
- The streets are lined with artists and crafters.
- Celebrating amazing art and fabulous cuisine
Overview: Artists will exhibit their creations in the categories of jewelry, fine arts, wood, photography, glass, floral, baskets, paper, clay, sculpture, mixed media, fabrics, wearable arts, leather and metal. Typically the festival welcomes 180 of the 400 artists that apply for showing space. So you are sure to find something unique and beautiful.
Where: Shops line Elk Street in historic downtown Crested Butte.
When: Held in late July. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5p.m. each day.
Cost: Free, aside from purchases.
Details: There is also live music all day, a magician, face painter and magic jumping castle so even the kids will be entertained. The food court offers everything from burgers to salmon to lemonade.