Telluride Festivals and Events


Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:15
Rider is playing at the FREE Sunset Concert Series starting at 6PM. To visit Rider's website, click here . Video of good bad    


Tue, 07/15/2014 - 14:00
20 slides x 20 seconds each x a few great minds. Causual event that shows a glimpse into Telluride's creative talent with fast-paced slide presentations. Each presenter has exactly twenty slides and each slide is shown for exactly twenty seconds. 7-8PM at the Historic Sheridan Bar. THIS MONTH: Art & Architecture Edition

Young People's Theater Summer Spectacular

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 15:30
Summer Spectacular Hansel and Gretel is from July14-18, 9AM-4PM. The program ends with a free performance of "Hansel and Gretel" at 1PM on Friday, July 18th. Spend an exciting intensive week of theater and perform in a full musical theater production, Hansel and Gretel, under the direction of Jen Juila! To register your child, click here .

Image Composing in the Field: A Digital Photography Workshop

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:30
Monday, July 14, 4-7PM & Tuesday, July 15, 8-11AM. $135 Learning the basics for digital field photography for both beginner and intermediate photographers. Meeting both in the classroom and in the field, the class will cover: Composition Aperture Lighting Shutter Lenses Image Files and Filters   To register, click here .

Telluride Yoga Festival

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 22:15
About the Telluride Yoga Festival Founded in 2007, the Telluride Yoga Festival is an intimate yoga retreat held in the spiritual mountain setting of the Telluride Valley.  With a list of world-renowned instructors, the incredible setting of Telluride, and intimate class sizes, the festival today attracts more than 700 participants each year.  The weekend begins with all-day intensive trainings on Thursday, followed by three days of classes, lecturers, meditations, music, and gatherings. To learn more about the Telluride Yoga Festival and for details on registration, schedule, lodging, packages and other information, visit or join the conversation at .   You can also follow us on Twitter


Sat, 07/12/2014 - 08:15
Saturday, July 12th. 2PM. $20 for adults, $15 for students/children.

West Water Outlaws

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 14:30
West Water Outlaws, a rock/blues band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Friday, July 11th. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. Tickets are $10. To find out more about West Water Outlaws , visit their webite here . Video of West Water Outlaws | "Real Killer" Music Video  

KOTO Ride Festival

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:15
The Ride Festival is Telluride's newest festival -- a weekend-long music festival located in Town Park in Telluride, Colorado. The weekend kicks off with a sunset concert in Mountain Village, main stage performances on Saturday and Sunday, and NightRide performances throughout venues in Telluride. Some of the main stage headliners include David Byrne and St. Vincent, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Cake, and Steve Earle.  Note that your 2-day pass will allow you access to all of the NightRide venues throughout Telluride and Mountain Village. Additionally, there are limited tickets to NightRide shows at the Sheridan Opera House. 

Peter Davidson: Poet of Motion

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:00
Friday, July 11th. 4:30-6PM. This Palm event will be a fun-filled event for kidz of all ages! Tickets are $5. To visit Peter Davidson's website click here . Video of Peter Davison  

Telluride Yoga Festival

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 15:30
Seminars, workshops and classes from world renowned Yoga instructors from around the world. Namaste! 

Telluride Yoga Festival

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 15:15
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 for ticket information and registration.  Namaste. 

The Great Funktier

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 14:15
The Great Funktier, a rock band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Thursday, July 10th. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. FREE! The Great Funktier is a Telluride band with two of the members, Sam Burgess (bass & vocals), and Wes Hight (lead vocals & rhythm guitar) being a part of's staff! The other two members, Wyatt Listrom (drums & harmony vocals) and Tom Nading (lead guitar) round out the band with their talent! To find out more about The Great Funktier , visit their webite here . Video of The Great Funktier "Honey Bee"  

Uranium Drive-In Screening With Director Q&A

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 12:15
Thursday, July 10th. 6-8PM. $10. The Telluride Historical Museum is hosting a screening of the locally-produced documentary film, Uranium Drive-In . The screening and director Q&A also serves as a prelude for the Museum's guided field trip to the town-site of Uravan, led in conjunction with the Rimrocker Historical Society.

Big Sam's Funky Nation

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 15:30
Big Sam's Funky Nation, a funk band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Friday, July 9th. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. Tickets are $10 in advance. To find out more about Big Sam's Funky Nation , visit their webite here .

Rian Basilio and the Roosters

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:00
Rian Basilio and the Roosters is playing at the FREE Sunset Concert Series starting at 6PM.  To visit Rian Basilio and The Roosters Facebook page, click here . Video of Rian Basilio and The Roosters - "Long Road to Zion" - Official Music Video  

4 Week Workshop: Beginner Gardeners

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 21:30
Tuesdays in July. 5-6PM. July 8 : Get to Know Your Enviornment July 15 : Soil or Dirt? July 22 : Plants, Shrubs, and Trees July 29 : Putting it to Use Have your child cultivate their green thumb with the Telluride Historical Museum's Begginner Gardeners summer series. Designed for kids aged 6-12, registration includes instruction for all classes, materials, and everything you need to know to get started on your own gardening adventure!   $100/members, $125 Space is limited - click here to register!

Navajo Code Talker, Samuel Holiday Speaks on Experiences

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:45
TELLURIDE UNEARTHED: Samuel Holiday, Navajo Code Talker Tuesday, July 8th. 6-7:30PM. Elks Lodge. FREE and Open to the Public! This Telluride Unearthed program will be exploring the WWII Navajo Code Talkers, from cultural repression to confidential heroism and eventually public recognition. Samuel Holiday, author of Under the Eagle , will recount his experiences in one of the most strategically and culturally significant military programs of World War II.

Cooking with Chef Bud: Farmer's Market Bounty

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:15
Monday, July 7 . 6-9PM. $90 + $45 for ingredients. Work with other students in a fun, hands-on environment while learning fundamental cooking skills. Using regional ingredients, students will prepare a meal and share the fruits of their labor together with a glass of wine. To register for the class, click here .

Cash'd Out, a Johnny Cash Tribute Band

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 13:45
Sunday, July 6th at Club Red (located inside the Telluride Conference Center) . Doors at 7:30 PM, Show at 8PM. Tickets are $15. All ages welcome. The only tribute band endorsed by the official Johnny Cash web page, Cash'd Out has played to over 1.2 million fans since forming in 2005.   Tickets will be available online here .

La Fanciulla Del West

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 08:00
Sunday, July 6th. 2PM. $20 for adults, $15 for students/children.