Who is CB Events?

Crested Butte Events is a small company producing big things.
Since 2003, we have taken pride in planning unique weddings and events in the Gunnison Valley.  We truly love the planning process and want to make your wedding week a celebration of family and friends while minimizing stress. We've said it before but we'll say it again, nothing makes us happier than seeing families come together creating memories in one of the most beautiful, historic mountain towns in the American West.


Rachael Gardner

Rachael arrived at Harmel's Resort up Taylor Canyon in the summer of 1994. While very connected to her childhood home in West Virginia, she immediately knew the Gunnison Valley was her place.  She moved to Crested Butte full time after graduating from Vanderbilt in 1997.  A varied background in agriculture, tourism and advertising provided a great foundation to start her wedding planning business in 2003.  Sounds crazy but it's true.  

When she isn't planning weddings or putting up tents, you can find her trying to keep pace with her two sons, Blue & Marin.  If she gets free time, a road bike, a snowboard or a good book can keep her busy for hours.  

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Heather Sengelmann

Heather has been skiing in Crested Butte since she was 12 years old. After graduating from Texas A&M and spending too many summers in the heat, she took the leap and moved to Crested Butte full time in 2013. She has a background in architecture and interior design, which carries seamlessly into event design.

In her free time, Heather enjoys spending time outside, hiking mountaintops, skiing, and traveling the world.