Telluride Festivals and Events

PUSH Physical Theater

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 18:45
Sunday, January 24th. 6PM. Reserved Seating Show: $28 adults, $20 students/children PUSH Physical Theater is a talented group of performers who are masters of physcial storytelling. This group of performers create physical illusions and gravity-defying, dance- infused, acrobatic high-jinx. To purchase tickets, click HERE .

Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 18:00
Wednesday, December 24th. 6:30PM. Watch as skiers and snowboarders take a run down Coonskin and Telluride Trail carrying blazing red torches. Video of Telluride Torchlight Parade  

Greensky Bluegrass

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 16:00
Monday & Tuesday. November 16th & 17th. $25 GA standing room floor. $35 reserved seats. Enjoy two nights of incomparable music, from this five member band. Their sound is rooted in classic stringband Americana, but includes other sounds such as rock. Tickets go on sale, Friday, July 17th at 12PM. To purchase tickets, click HERE .

Haunted Hospital

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

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

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! 

Fly Dance Company

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 16:30
Friday October 2nd. 7PM. Reserved seating show: $28 adults, $20 student/children The FLY Dance Company presents a technique very hip hop creative, gymnastic, and highly masculine. FLY is an all male contemporary dance company from Houston, consisting of nine talented young men. To purchase tickets, click HERE .

Telluride Photo Festival

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

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

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

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

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. 

Integrative Wellness Summit

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 14:30
Friday - Sunday. September 11th - 13th.   Gold Pass $239. Platinum Pass $299. Telluride Integrative Wellness Summit will be having their first conference. Focusing on the use of scientific data to create and maintain a state of optimal health, and attendees will learn how to identify tangible steps to take to improve health and overall wellness. Topics such as diet and exercise will be highlighted, and their impact on mental, emotional, and body chemistry. Besides speakers, there will be additional activities including healthy cooking workshops, running workshops, outdoor yoga sessions, guided hikes, and group meditation sessions. Speakers: Deepak Chopra , M.D. - Known as an international presenter, he is a prolific author of more than eighty books with twenty two New York...

"Packrat Middens and Megafaunal Extinctions"

Wed, 09/09/2015 - 14:30
Wednesday, September 9th. 6-7:30PM. FREE. Dr. Shawn Collins is a paleoethnobotanist from the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center. She will share her studies of ancient tree rings and packrat nests. Her studies, attempted to understand how the environment affected these animals-and humans-over time. For more information, call (970) 728-3344.

Telluride Film Festival

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 of Oscar-Winning Songs

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:45
Monday, August 31st. 8PM . $25 for Adults. $15 for under 18. With a cast of Broadway performers, old classics and new favorites will be performed, creating a delightful night for all attendees. To purchase tickets, click HERE .

An Evening with Ken Burns

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 16:00
Saturday, August 30th. 6-9PM. Join us at the Michael D. Palm Theater for a special film screening and discussion with Ken Burns. Burns has been making documentary films for over 30 years, and has produced some of the most acclaimed historical documentaries ever made. Some of Burns' films include,  The Address (2014),  The Central Park Five (2013),  The Dust Bowl (2012),  Prohibition (2011),  The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009), and  The War (2007), which was co-directed with Lynn Novick. Purchase tickets at the door.

Feasting on History

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 14:30
Saturday, August 29th. 6:30-10PM. Museum Friend, $200 . Museum Lover, $275 . Come to the 12th Annual  Feasting on History , a benefit for the Telluride Historical Museum. All tickets include VIP admission to  An Evening with Ken Burns ,  screening of The Civil War the following evening, Sunday, August 30th. To purchase tickets, click the links above, or call (970) 728-3344.

Pretty Lights

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 Telluride for a two-night run.  Click HERE to purhcase tickets. Later, enjoy Pretty Lights afterparties at both Fly Me to the Moon Saloon, and the Sheridan Opera House. August 27th-29th. For more information, click HERE . Video of Pretty Lights - So Bright - Red Rocks 2012 Video Recap  

Pretty Lights AfterParty: Krooked Drivers

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 14:30
Friday, August 28th. Tickets at the door. Krooked Drivers  is a duo featuring a sound of electronic, hip hop, and soul. Video of [OFFICIAL] Krooked Drivers- "No Use Pretending" Music Video