Telluride Festivals and Events

TSRC Town Talks - “Clouds in a Bowl of Soup”

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 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:  Graham Feingold, PhD, Research Scientist, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Chemical Sciences Division on "Clouds in a Bowl of Soup." CASH BAR  

Telluride Plein Air Festival

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 09:00
It’s a bit early to have information about the 2016 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.   The Telluride Plein Air Festival draws artists from around the country to paint "en plein air" (in the outdoors) and exhibit and sell their work. Their scenes of Telluride and the surrounding areas simultaneously capture the mountain spirit of this special place and celebrate the art of painting in the outdoors.   

Family Fun Night - Kid's Zone

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 16:30
Fun for all!   Kids under 12 can engage in history's first extreme sport, JOUSTING in the pit and then send it down a 20 foot dual lane slide.  Kiddos under 5 can bounce in a play area amongst inflatable animals.  Big kids otherwise known as "Adults" can watch the action while enjoying the cash bar or test their skills on the mechanical bull!   Free admission!   For Kids age 12 and under accompanied by an Adult.

Telluride Farmers' Market

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 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: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 20:30
This week's feature:  Ferris Bueller's Day Off 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 Ferris Bueller's Day Off - Opening Monologue  

Movies Under the Stars

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 20:30
This week's feature:  Ferris Bueller's Day Off 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 Ferris Bueller's Day Off - Opening Monologue  

Colorado 2016 HOG Rally

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:00
Make some memories and new friends amongst HOG members, who will hold their 2016 rally in the San Juan mountains, Town of Telluride and Mountian Village.   Admire the bikes on Main Street in town for a light show on Thursday evening and register to ride through out the weekend.  What better place to feel the wind and hug turns on pavement than these mountain roads! Search Available Lodging

Telluride Wine Festival

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 11:00
2016 Telluride Wine Festival It’s a bit early to have information about the 2016 Telluride Wine 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.

Sunset Concert Series: The Who Show

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 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 Who Show, a tribute band who brings you back to Who.     Video of The Who Show Tribute Band New Demo 2015    

Sunset Concert Series

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 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 Who Show, a tribute band who brings you back to Who.     Video of The Who Show Tribute Band New Demo 2015    

TSRC Town Talks - “Science and the 2016 Presidential Election”

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 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:  Franz Geiger, PhD, Professor of Chemistry, Northwestern University on "Science and the 2016 Presidential Election" CASH BAR    

Telluride Farmers' Market

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 10:00
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 Bluegrass Festival

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 11:00
Thursday, June 16, 2016 Dave Rawlings Machine  |  Béla Fleck  &  The Flecktones  |  John Prine  | Del McCoury Band  |  Houndmouth  |  Peter Rowan  |  Chris Thile Friday, June 17, 2016 Greensky Bluegrass  |  Neil Finn  |  Punch Brothers  |  The Oh Hellos  | Jerry Douglas Band  |  Kruger Brothers  with the  Kontras Quartet  | Balsam Range  |  Sara Watkins Saturday, June 18, 2016 Leftover Salmon  |  Sam Bush Band  |  Ryan Adams  |  Telluride Troubadour |  Yonder Mountain String Band  |  Tim O'Brien Band  |  Mandolin Orange |  The Lil' Smokies Sunday, June 19, 2016 Telluride House Band featuring  Sam ,  Béla ,  Jerry ,  Edgar ,  Bryan  &  Stuart  | Emmylou Harris  |  Infamous Stringdusters  with special guest  Nicki Bluhm |  Pokey LaFarge  |  Sierra Hull  |  De...

FirstGrass Concert

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 17:00
Head to Sunset Plaza on Mountain Village for a free concert from 5pm-8p, featuring Mandolin Orange and Balsam Range. Mandolin Orange is a North Carolina based band laced with bluegrass, country, and folk music. For a taste of their music, watch this video: Video of Peter Rowan & Mandolin Orange - Trail of Tears (Merlefest 2016) Balsam Range , also from North Carolina based, is a Bluegrass band with a Gospel and Country Music influence. The band's five unique and distinct personalities create a remarkable musical experience!  Video of Balsam Range - Ruby

Ben Nichols from Lucero Acoustic Show

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 10:00
A trio of Ben Nichols, with Rick Steff on  accordion  and piano, and Todd Ben on pedal steel and electric guitar showcasing an evening of raspy vocals and acoustic sounds. Opening act, singer/song writer Brent Cowles gets the crowd warmed up with his soulful delivery. Tickets: $22-30 Doors at 8pm Video of Ben Nichols and Rick Steff of Lucero perform Townes Van Zandt's "Colorado Girl" at Illegal Petes

Telluride Farmers' Market

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 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 WOW Festival

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 09:00
The Telluride WOW Festival is a health, fitness and wellness event that brings world-class presenters, instructors and athletes to Telluride to lecture and hold fitness classes on the latest health, fitness, wellness, nutrition and medical trends.  Presenters include renowned fitness experts Jonathan Ross, Todd Durkin, Dirk Schultz, Ed Harrold, Dr. Haley Perlus, Denise Druce, Jeannie Reilly Martingano, and many more!  “The intent of Telluride WOW is to bring like-minded people together to experience the love and appreciation of health and fitness,” said Becca Tudor, founder of Telluride WOW Fitness Festival. “Our goal is to create an unforgettable weekend for people that want to either get started on a new fitness program or advance their skills in a variety of activities from...

Telluride Farmers' Market

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 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 Balloon Festival

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 06:15
Schedule of Events June 4th, 2016 6:15am, Telluride Town Park-- Pilot briefing (public invited) and balloon launch.  1pm, Christ Presbyterian Church, downstairs-- Free Photo Workshop led by professional hot air balloon photographer Paul D. deBergeois. Learn how to take photos, even on your cell phone! 7pm, Main Street Glo 'til 9:30pm-- Hot air balloons will inflate on Colorado Avenue for a spectacular show at dusk. Bring your camera!  June 5th, 2016 6:15am, Telluride Town Park-- Pilot briefing (public invited) and balloon launch.  For more information, please send an email to Info@TellurideBalloonFestival.com   General Festival Information While the Telluride Balloon Festival is one of the smaller festivals, it is arguably the most beautiful of the season. Weather...

First Thursday Art Walk

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 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 Photography  Slate Gray Gallery   Stronghouse Studios + Gallery   Telluride Gallery of Fine...