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Telluride Horror Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:00
The Telluride Horror Festival is a 3-day genre film festival. Screenings of the latest horror, fantasy, and sci-fi films will take place throughout the weekend at the Sheridan Opera House and the Nugget Theatre. The festival screens an average of 18 feature films and more than 20 short films.  Additionally, they host special programs, guests, and a party. 

BRAvo Auction

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 18:00
Decorate a bra at the Ah Haa School for the Arts BRAvo auction by Friday October 7th. Gentlemen from Telluride's Fire and Police Departments and Service Clubs will model the community's bra creations in both a live and silent auction. Event benefits the San Miguel Resource Center & Bosom Buddies, a Breast Cancer Support Group of Southwestern Colorado.  The BRAvo Auction will be held on Thursday, October 13th at the New Sheridan Bar at 7pm. Tickets are $10.       

Mountains to Desert Ride

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 06:00
Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride & Telluride200 From the high mountains of Telluride to the spectacular desert landscape of Gateway, CO, cyclists descend past hillsides of quaking aspens along a route that passes through millions of years of geologic record, ultimately finding themselves at the base of striated sandstone cliffs reaching up to 1,000 feet overhead. Those who choose to push on past Gateway for the longer distance rides will climb into the beautiful Unaweep Canyon. Telluride 200 riders will cross over the divide and descend to a turnaround point with a tremendous view of the Bookcliffs and Grand Valley. All fundraising benefits the Just for Kids Foundation. Every dollar raised is generously matched 100% by the Carstens Family Fund at the Denver Foundation.   ...

Telluride Festival of Cars and Colors

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:00
The Telluride Festival of Cars and Colors is Telluride’s new 4-day, automotive enthusiast celebration!  Set among the canyons of the San Juan Mountains, it’s placed against the spectacular backdrop of the area's September fall foliage. The festival will use three venues over the course of the four days: the Historic Downtown Telluride, Telluride’s Mountain Village and the Telluride Regional Airport. The event will focus on high-end restorations, vintage and exotic vehicles of the Concours level as well as other unique and eye catching vehicles staged along Telluride’s main street. A 3 day regional Fly-In will also be scheduled at Telluride’s Regional Airport along with the staging of some great new and vintage aircraft. This celebration of cars and colors is sure to elevate the...

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:00
  It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before the festival! Come back later for more information on this festival. "Out of the 90 different countries I've been to, I've never seen anything more beautiful than what you have here." - B.B. King 24th Annual 2017 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Join us here in Telluride for a rockin' weekend of live music and free-flowing beer at the 24th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival ! This year's festival takes place from September 15-17, 2017 . A look back at the 2016 lineup!   About The...

Imogene Pass Run

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 06:00
What began as a way to train for the Pike's Peak marathon in 1974 is now a full-fledged race. The race from Ouray to Telluride over the 13,114 foot  Imogene Pass . This is a 17.1 mile point to point mountain race. The pass is a 4x4 dirt road that passes through mining ruins, up jagged peaks, and above treeline. The runners finish at the  Sheridan Opera House on Oak Street in Telluride.  Remember to dress appropriately for the weather and be prepared for any and all conditions. Visit the official Imogene Pass Run website for registration and further details. 

Telluride Film Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 07:00
“There are two kinds of film festivals: there are the mega-hyped, hoopla-infested selling circuses, and there is Telluride. It is extraordinarily exciting, in this age of the triumph of capitalism, to discover an event dedicated not to commerce, but to love. And if that sounds old fashioned and starry-eyed, so be it. The cinema was always in the business of gazing at stars.” – Salman Rushdie About The Telluride Film Festival The prestigious Telluride Film Festival brings together industry masters under the auspices of the majestic San Juan Mountains. It is nothing short of a magical weekend, a celebration of film, community, and creativity. The festival notoriously keeps its film schedule a secret, but you can bet that many of the films you will see will be at the top of your...

Telluride Mushroom Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:00
37th Annual 2017 Telluride Mushroom Festival   It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Mushroom Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before the festival! Come back later for more information on this festival.   About The Festival Telluride has hosted the quirky Mushroom Festival for over 30 years. The festival is a celebration of all things fungal -- connoisseurs find themselves in good company amongst enthusiasts, experts, and scientists. Interests range from scientific to culinary, curiosity to investigative. Activities of the weekend include lectures by renowned experts, cooking with mushrooms, and...

Taste of Telluride and Top Chef Competition

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 16:30
Come and enjoy the 8th Annual Taste of Telluride and Top Chef Competition. Included in your ticket you will recieve a complimentary wine glass, wine, beer and spirits tasting & a taste of culinary delights from Telluride. This night benefits the One to One Mentoring Program in Telluride. To purchase tickets, click HERE .  

Telluride Chamber Music Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:00
The Telluride Chamber Music Festival has been bringing chamber music to our box canyon since 1973. The festival seeks to forge a spontaneous connection between the audience and the musicians. The festival showcases the finest in chamber music by performing some of the classic greats.  Participating musicians have been Roy Malan, Robin Sutherland, Susan Freier, Nancy Ellis, Polly Malan, Stephen Harrison, Larry London, Eileen Morris, John Dukyers and William Smock The 2016 Schedule of   2017 Schedule of Events:    It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Chamber Music Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivariansbook their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the Town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before...

Mudd Butt Mystery Theater

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 17:00
Telluride Academy presents its 31st annual youth Mudd Butts Mystery Theater Troupe.  Come watch these talented kids portray a creative interpretion of a play, to be determined.  There will be singing, dancing, and creative stage props, which will be auctioned off after the show.  Tickets at the door, $12 adults, $5 for kids ages 12 and under. For more information, visit Telluride Academy website or call 970.728.5311 

Telluride Jazz Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:00
2017 Telluride Jazz Festival Information It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Plein Air Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before the festival! Come back later for more information on this festival.   Festival Lodging Camping passes for the fesival are $59 per person, and $69 for a vehicle pass, so choosing to camp for the festival can add up. As an alternative, Telluride offers many vacation rentals and hotel rooms at comparable (or better) prices. Telluride.com has an inventory of over 300 rentals and rooms. Start searching our Telluride lodging now and make sure you find the best place at the best...

KOTO Duck Race

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:45
As part of a Telluride classic, purchase a rubber duck that will participate in a river race, with the opportunity to win big. All proceeds go to Telluride's Community Radio, KOTO. For information on KOTO, click HERE .

Telluride 100 Mountain Bike Race

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 05:00
A 100 mile mountain bike race commencing and culminating in the Town of Telluride. The first expected riders crossing the finish line between 1:30-2PM. Final finishers betweem 6-7PM.   The celebratory awards ceremony will be at 7PM at the Gondola Plaza in the Town of Telluride. For information on the course, click HERE . To register for the race, click HERE .  

Telluride Yoga Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 08:00
The Telluride Yoga Festival began in 2007 with Jivamukti instructor Aubrey Hackman's vision for a yoga event that went beyond physical exercise. The festival not only provides yogis of all experience levels with an enriching practice experience and allows the opportunity to have a positive impact on the world.  Hackman, a passionate environmentalist and animal rights activist, structured the festival around the teachings of karma yoga. Each year, 25% of the net proceeds are donated to a local non-profit whose mission is to help protect and preserve the earth.  The festival includes presentations, guided meditations, community yoga classes, special events, and evening classes. Visit www.tellurideyogafestival.com for ticket information and registration.  This year's line-up...

Ah Haa Art Auction

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 17:00
The Ah Haa's annual fundraiser has been a must-attend summer event. Both art lovers and community members support the Ah Haa School by bidding on a wide range of work created by artists in and out of Telluride. Typically, more than 100 artworks and myriad services and excursions donated by the region's artists, businesses and supporters of the school are auctioned in live and silent auctions. Good food and drink, performances and a fantastic party for everyone to attend.  Celebrity musician, Jewell has performed in past years and may be in attendance again.  To purchase general admission tickets, click HERE . To purchase reserved seats, call (970)-728-3886 To check out live auction items, click HERE . To watch a live stream of the auction, click HERE .

Hardrock 100 Endurance Race

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 05:00
The Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run is an ultramarathon of 100.5 miles, 33,050 feet of elevation climb, 33,050 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 66,100 feet ran at an average of over 11,000 feet. The race is held on a loop course, including 4WD roads, dirt trails, and cross country terrain in Southern Colorado's San Juan Mountain range.  The run begins and ends in Silverton, Colorado and travels through Telluride, Ouray and the ghost town of Sherman, and crossing 13 major mountain passes in the 12,000 to 13,000 foot (elevation) range. Completion of the event is marked by kissing the Hardrock, a picture of a ram's head painted on a large stone.  This is a graduate level endurance run. Moutaineering, wilderness survival, and wilderness navigation skills are key....

Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend

Telluride Festivals and Events - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 16:00
The Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend provides an insider’s look into the creative talent within the Telluride Arts District. Over the course of two days, the tour will span five venues per day. Stops include prestigious new and historic homes, studios, restaurants, and alternative venues. Each venue will feature numerous artists and designers of all kinds, tastings by local chefs and wine pairings.   At each stop on the tour, a creative team of architects, chefs, artists and designers collaborate to provide an intimate experience for guests. Enjoy art exhibits, artist and chef demonstrations, live music, performances, artist talks, tours with architects and designers, food, beer and wine tastings and surprises at each stop on the way. Purchase tickets HERE ....

The Ride Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 07/08/2017 - 10:00
About the Ride Festival: It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Ride Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before the festival! Come back later for more information on this festival. Debuting in 2012, this will be the 5th annual Ride Festival. The Ride Festival has quickly gained a repution for handpicking rootsy, rocking talent that compliments the hosting town of Telluride. Past lineups have included acts suchs as Pearl Jam, Cage the Elephant, David Byrne and St. Vincent, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Ben Harper, Thievery Corporation, The Lumineers, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Drive-By-Truckers, Cake, Los Lobos, Steve...

4th of July Celebration

Telluride Festivals and Events - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 10:00
4th of July in Telluride is small-town American at its finest. We really do it up here -- running races, parade, BBQ, family games in Town Park, airplane flybys, and fireworks. Rundola The day kicks off with the Telluride Foundation's Rundola, a recreational foot race to benefit the Telluride Foundation. Participants begin at the base of the gondola in the town of Telluride and finish at the top of the ridge adjacent to the San Sophia gondola mid-station. Get your sweat on for a good cause before the rest of the day's festivities! You can register for the Rundola here . Parade The Telluride 4th of July Parade begins at 11 am on historic Main Street and is organized by the Telluride 4th of July Parade Committee.  The sidewalks are packed as locals and visitors cheer for goofy...
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