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Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 12/24/2015 - 19:30
Telluride's annual Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade at 6:30pm starts at the top of Coonskin run, and finishes in the Town of Telluride. Instructors from the Telluride Ski and Snowboard School carry lit torches as they descend down the dark mountain. Try viewing the event from the Gondola, or Elks Park.

Haunted Hospital

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 16:45
Friday, October 31- From 8:00- 10:00 PM On October 31, Halloween night, go on a journey through Tellurides creepy former hospital and take a lamplight tour of the Museum's transformed gallery spaces. Prepare to be spooked!  It is $5 for students (ID needed) and $10 for others. Tickets can be purchased online at  www.telluridemuseum.org/shop .

Telluride Horror Show Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 10/16/2015 - 17:15
October 16, 17 & 18, 2015 marks the 6th annual Telluride Horror Show, which makes it Colorado's first and longes-running horror film festival.  This 3-day genre film festival is located here in Telluride, Colorado. 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 20 feature films and more than 30+ short films. Additionally, they host special programs, guests, and a party.  Festival Passes: (2014 Information) 3-Day Pass ($84) - Purchase a 3-day pass and you will have access to the 11 films in addition to the opening pig roast with attending filmmakers. The 3-day pass guarantees entry into one of the two theaters during any give time slot.  5...

Lamplight Cemetery Tour

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 10/16/2015 - 16:45
  October 16th, 23rd & 30th, 2015.  6:30 PM- 8:00 PM Similar to their Lone Tree Cemetary Tours, the Telluride Historical Museum is doing a special tour that fits with the Halloween season. Telluride's past will come to life in a dramatic glow of lamp light. It is $10 for museum members and $15 for others. Tickets can be purchased by phone (970-728-3344) or online at  www.telluridemuseum.org/shop . Warm cloths and a flashlight are recommended! 

Telluride Photo Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Mon, 09/28/2015 - 21:15
Weeklong Event For Professional & Advanced Amateur Photographers September 28-October 4, 2015 As the festival capital of Colorado, and with the connections to art and photography, Telluride is the perfect host to the Photo Festival, a weekend long event that celebrates photography, art, and nature. The festival's goal is to bring together well-respected people in photography with people looking to perfect their craft to create, learn, and inspire. This also includes inspiring the next generation of photographers by offering programs geared toward young people, as well as amateur and intermediate photographers.  TICKETS

Mountains to Desert Ride

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 09/26/2015 - 22:30
September 26, 2015 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...

Telluride Festival of Cars and Colors

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 07:30
The Telluride Festival of Cars and Colors is Telluride’s new 4-day, automotive enthusiast celebration! It will be an annual event with the inaugural festival taking place   September 24-27, 2015 .     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...

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 09/18/2015 - 18:00
When B.B. King performed here in Telluride, Colorado in 2004, he sat on the main stage in Town Park and told the crowd, "Out of the 90 different countries I've been to, I've never seen anything more beautiful than what you have here." 22nd Annual 2015 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Join us here in Telluride for a rockin' weekend of live music and free-flowing beer at the 22nd Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival! This year's festival takes place from September 18-20, 2015 . About The Festival Most of the shows are performed on the Main Stage in Telluride's Town Park located at the east end of downtown.  The Grand Beer Tasting will be held on Saturday, September 19 from 12 pm - 3 pm with more than 50 microbreweries represented and over 150 different beers. As the...

Imogene Pass Run

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 09/12/2015 - 22:15
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 - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 20:15
“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...

An Evening with Ken Burns

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 16:00
Sunday, August 30th, 2015. Join eminent PBS documentary filmmaker Ken Burns for a screening of an episode from his documentary, Prohibition , which tells the story of the rise, rule and fall of anti-alcohol legislation in the United States. The screening will be followed by an audience Q&A with Ken Burns and book signing.  $25 / $20 Museum Members / $5 Students 7-17 years old

Pretty Lights

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 16:30
Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29, 2015,  Telluride Town Park Pretty Lights   with a trademark combo of gritty, crate-digging hip-hop, speaker shredding digital thump, and instrumentally-based psychedelia,  will head to Colorado for a two-night run at picturesque Telluride Town Park. The famed producer chose the location because of its natural beauty with the statement, " I’ve thought a lot about what a perfect place to throw a Pretty Lights concert might be, and what that actually means. I think that Telluride Town Park might be a place like that. The energy that resonates there is beyond the cusp of my own understanding but it is powerful and undeniable. I think that the seclusion of Telluride creates a real opening to focus on getting in touch.. with each other,...

Dawes

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 16:45
Saturday, August 22nd. 8PM Dawes , is a folk rock band with a Laurel Canyon sound dervied from artists such as Crosby, Stills, Nash, Joni Mitchell and Neil Young. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Watch their hit, 'Things Happen' below: Video of Dawes - Things Happen (Official Video)  

Michael Jackson's Thriller

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 16:15
August 21st & 22nd, 2015.  A brand NEW event for Telluride Theatre will feature the Telluride Theatre Orchestra Band, our amazing local singers and dancers. This year we will present Michael Jackson’s THRILLER album in its entirety, which we will theatricalize and stage for an great night of fun. Two nights only and not to be missed!  

Jenny Lewis

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 16:45
Wednesday, August 19th . Doors at 8PM. Show at 8:30PM. Jenny Lewis , is a singer songwriter with a indie/folk/soul sound. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Watch her hit, 'Just One Of The Guys' below: Video of Jenny Lewis - Just One Of The Guys [Official Music Video]  

Jon Wayne and the Pain

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 16:30
Wednesday, August 19th. 6-8PM. FREE! Jon Wayne and the Pain  will be playing at the Sunset Plaza for free as part of the Summer Concert Series. Video of Jon Wayne and The Pain - Extended Family (official video)    

Telluride Mushroom Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 17:30
35th Annual 2015 Telluride Mushroom Festival  This year's event will be held August 13 - 16 2015.  A full festival pass will run you $275 (+ $14.74 processing). There are also VIP tickets and tickets for various workshops. 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 guided hikes that focus on mushroom hunting and identification. Where To Stay Camping is nice this time of the year, but isn't for everyone, especially those coming...

Pure Prairie League

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 16:15
Wednesday, August 12th. 6-8PM. FREE! Pure Prairie League  will be playing at the Sunset Plaza for free as part of the Summer Concert Series. Video of Pure Prairie League -Amie (High Quality)  

Michael Franti & Spearhead

Telluride Festivals and Events - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 16:00
Tuesday, August 11th. Doors open at 8PM. Michael Franti & Spearhead  is a band with a unique sound blending rock, reggae, hip-hop, soul, and funk. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Watch their hit, 'The Sound of Sunshine' below: Video of Michael Franti & Spearhead - The Sound Of Sunshine  

Dead Winter Carpenters

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 17:30
Thursday, July 23rd . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. Dead Winter Carpenters , a bluegrass band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Check out one of their songs, 'Love Amongst Thieves': Video of Dead Winter Carpenters - 'Love Amongst Thieves' ::: Second Story Garage  
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