Current Deals Crested Butte Arts Festival Stay Between: July 31 - August 7, 2014 Take in the sights, scenes and browse beautiful artwork during Crested Butte Arts Festival and save 15% on your lodging stay PLUS receive one free scenic lift ride ticket per person on your reservation! The Crested Butte Arts Festival, Crested Butte’s signature cultural event and one of Colorado’s Top 5 fine art and fine craft shows, will take place August 1-3, 2014. The Festival features 175 well-known, established artists from around the world and is recognized as a top-quality, juried show.BOOK NOWRestrictions: Subject to taxes, fees and availability. One free scenic lift ride per person on the reservation valid on the Red Lady and Silver Queen Express lifts. Lifts operate 7 days per week from June 14 through September 7. The Silver Queen Lift operates from 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM and the Red Lady operates from 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM and remains open until 7:00 PM on Wednesdays and Fridays during this time.