Telluride Festivals and Events

Telluride Classic Cinema - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 19:00
Enjoy free screenings of classic films on select summer Saturday evenings.   Cash bar Tonight's feature: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid  Video of Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid (1969) - Original Trailer

Telluride Farmers' Market

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:30
Summertime Fridays in Telluride means it's prime time for a trip to the Farmers Market. This is a place for people and dogs to mingle, to stock up on on fresh local produce and flowers, and to get inspired by the creative output of artists. V endors from within 100 miles of Telluride gather to sell organic fruits, vegetables, pasture raised meats, eggs, cheese, artisan bread, baked goods.   You can also grab lunch at one of the mouthwatering food kiosks and shop for handmade crafts.   Come support your local vendors!  

Telluride Mushroom Festival

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 11:00
36th Annual 2016 Telluride Mushroom Festival   It’s a bit early to have information about the 2016 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...

Summer Concert Series: Quebe Sisters

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 18:00
Come enjoy free live music, and dancing in the grass at Sunset Plaza! The Town of Mountain Village Owners Association presents this nine series event which is in its 17th year of entertaining visitors and locals on Wednesday summer mountain evenings.  This week's performance features the Quebe Sisters setting their strings on fire with their playful Western swing jazz which is sure to get you on your feet.  Video of IT'S A SIN TO TELL A LIE - THE QUEBE SISTERS

Telluride Classic Cinema - The Sting

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 19:00
Enjoy free screenings of classic films on select summer Saturday evenings.   Cash bar Tonight's feature: The Sting Video of The Sting (1973) Trailer

Telluride Farmers' Market

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 10:30
Summertime Fridays in Telluride means it's prime time for a trip to the Farmers Market. This is a place for people and dogs to mingle, to stock up on on fresh local produce and flowers, and to get inspired by the creative output of artists. V endors from within 100 miles of Telluride gather to sell organic fruits, vegetables, pasture raised meats, eggs, cheese, artisan bread, baked goods.   You can also grab lunch at one of the mouthwatering food kiosks and shop for handmade crafts.   Come support your local vendors!  

Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars - The Force Awakens

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 20:30
This week's feature:  Star Wars - The Force Awakens Grab your sleeping bags, blankets, lawn chairs and snacks and enjoy a free movie in the crisp mountain air lit by the moon and stars.   Full Bar and Menu available. Video of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer (Official)

Telluride Chamber Music Festival

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 11:00
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   2016 Schedule of Events:    Thursday, August 11:   A free concert in Town Park will open the festival. A picnic starts at 5pm followed by the concert at 6pm. Friday, August 12 (Sheridan 11am): Free children's concert Friday, August 12 (Sheridan 7:30): Performances of Saint-Saens,...

Summer Concert Series: The Samples

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 18:00
Come enjoy free live music, and dancing in the grass at Sunset Plaza! The Town of Mountain Village Owners Association presents this nine series event which is in its 17th year of entertaining visitors and locals on Wednesday summer mountain evenings.  This week's performance features The Samples, hailing from Boulder, Colorado playing their reggae influnced rock music in their home state. Video of The Samples - When It's Raining

Telluride Jazz Festival

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 11:00
2016 Telluride Jazz Festival Information It’s a bit early to have information about the 2016 Telluride Jazz 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 price,...

Telluride Farmers' Market

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 10:30
Summertime Fridays in Telluride means it's prime time for a trip to the Farmers Market. This is a place for people and dogs to mingle, to stock up on on fresh local produce and flowers, and to get inspired by the creative output of artists. V endors from within 100 miles of Telluride gather to sell organic fruits, vegetables, pasture raised meats, eggs, cheese, artisan bread, baked goods.   You can also grab lunch at one of the mouthwatering food kiosks and shop for handmade crafts.   Come support your local vendors!  

Movies Under the Stars: Matilda

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 20:30
This week's feature:  Matilda Grab your sleeping bags, blankets, lawn chairs and snacks and enjoy a free movie in the crisp mountain air lit by the moon and stars.   Full Bar and Menu available. Video of Matilda (trailer)

First Thursday Art Walk

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 17:00
On the first Thursday of every month, the Telluride Arts District puts on an Art Walk from 5pm-8pm.  Over 20 venues host receptions with new exhibits and artists. A free  Gallery Guide  allows attendees to do a self-guided tour. The Gallery Guide is availabe at participating venues, which include:  Adam W. Carlos Fine Art  Ah Haa School for the Arts Alpine Wellness Baked in Telluride Elinoff & Co. Gallery 81435 Gold Mountain Gallery  Lustre, an Artisan Gallery  LDGiles Art & Design Gallery (aka Happy Print) Madeline Hotel and Residences MiXX projects + atelier Oh-Be-Joyful Gallery Picaya Randy Stephens Photographs Slate Gray Gallery  Stronghouse Studios + Gallery  Telluride Gallery of Fine Art  Tony...

Summer Concert Series: Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraises

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 18:00
Come enjoy free live music, and dancing in the grass at Sunset Plaza! The Town of Mountain Village Owners Association presents this nine series event which is in its 17th year of entertaining visitors and locals on Wednesday summer mountain evenings.  This week's performance features Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraises jamming Southern Louisana dance on the accordion and guitar.   Video of Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers - Where'd My Baby Go [23.08.2012]

TSRC Town Talks - “Impacting Society Through Investing in Science-Based Companies”

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 17:30
Scientists share their deep knowledge on various interesting topics. Areas of study include molecular science, nanotechnology, biomedical research, energy, materials and the environment.  This is an open forum, supportive and welcoming of discussion amongst speakers and audience. This week's speaker:  TBD on “ Impacting Society Through Investing in Science-Based Companies. ” CASH BAR  

Telluride Farmers' Market

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 10:30
Summertime Fridays in Telluride means it's prime time for a trip to the Farmers Market. This is a place for people and dogs to mingle, to stock up on on fresh local produce and flowers, and to get inspired by the creative output of artists. V endors from within 100 miles of Telluride gather to sell organic fruits, vegetables, pasture raised meats, eggs, cheese, artisan bread, baked goods.   You can also grab lunch at one of the mouthwatering food kiosks and shop for handmade crafts.   Come support your local vendors!  

Movies Under the Stars: The Goonies

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 20:30
This week's feature:  The Goonies Grab your sleeping bags, blankets, lawn chairs and snacks and enjoy a free movie in the crisp mountain air lit by the moon and stars.   Full Bar and Menu available. Video of The Goonies - Trailer

Summer Concert Series: Split Lip Rayfield

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 18:00
Come enjoy free live music, and dancing in the grass at Sunset Plaza! The Town of Mountain Village Owners Association presents this nine series event which is in its 17th year of entertaining visitors and locals on Wednesday summer mountain evenings.  This week's performance features Split Lip Rayfield, a unique instrumental group who meanders amongst various musical genres including bluegrass, alternative country and cowpunk.

Telluride Playwrights Festival

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 09:00
It’s a bit early to have information about the 2016 Telluride Playwright’s 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.   The Telluride Playwright's Festival is a six day intensive workshop for playwrights, actors, and directors to refine their craft and written work. The festival is put on by Sparky Productions, a non-profit that offers playwrights the unique experience of working in a Rocky Mountain setting. The goal is to help playwrights fulfill their vision in an intimate workshop setting beneath the San Juan Mountain peaks.  Plays are chosen from a submission...

TSRC Town Talks - “The Salty Sea Within Us”

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 17:30
Scientists share their deep knowledge on various interesting topics. Areas of study include molecular science, nanotechnology, biomedical research, energy, materials and the environment.  This is an open forum, supportive and welcoming of discussion amongst speakers and audience. This week's speakers:  Thomas Kleyman, MD, Chief, Renal-Electrolyte Division, Sheldon Adler Professor of Medicine, Professor of Cell Biology, Professor of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, The Renal-Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburg “The Salty Sea Within Us.” CASH BAR