Telluride Festivals and Events

Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 18:00
2015 BLUEGRASS:  June 18-21, 2015 It's a bit early to have information about the 2015 Telluride Bluegrass 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! Book My Festival Lodging Now     About The Bluegrass Festival Performers regularly say that Telluride is, "the most beautiful place I've ever played." We agree.  The Telluride Bluegrass Festival is a weekend celebration of Americana roots music where artists are encouraged to push the limits of their genre. Collaborations between the best of the best are often the highlights of each year's festival.  This is a week of uncommon musical riches: Main...

The Drunken Hearts with Frogs Gone Fishin'

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 17:45
Thursday, June 18th . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. $17 in advance / $20 at the door The Drunken Hearts and Frogs Gone Fishin' , Americana bands, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Watch The Drunken Hearts perform 'Live for Today': Video of The Drunken Hearts "Live for Today" Check out Frogs Gone Fishin' singing 'Forget': Video of Frogs Gone Fishin' - "Forget"    

Gipsy Moon with Kitchen Dwellers

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 17:15
Wednesday, June 17th . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. $17 in advance / $20 at the door Gipsy Moon and Kitchen Dwellers , bluegrass bands, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Watch Gipsy Moon perform 'Spring Rain': Video of Gipsy Moon - Spring Rain Check out one of Kitchen Dwellers sets: Video of Missoula HempFest - Kitchen Dwellers Live  

Photographing Your Pet

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 16:30
Wednesday, June 17, 2015. 10am – 4pm $125 In this outdoor photography workshop, learn how to capture your pet's personality in natural settings. What to Bring: Digital SLR Camera, Tripod, Zoom Lens (700-200 mm) *DO NOT BRING YOUR OWN PET! Ah Haa will be providing the animals for this shoot.  Register HERE

Kitchen Dwellers

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:00
Tuesday, June 16th . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. $5 Kitchen Dwellers , a bluegrass band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Check out one of their sets: Video of Missoula HempFest - Kitchen Dwellers Live  

Dirty Bourbon River Show

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 17:15
Friday, June 12th . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. $5 Dirty Bourbon River Show , a rock band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Check out one of their songs, Wolfman: Video of Dirty Bourbon River Show - Wolfman (Official Music Video)    

Help Save the Elephants!

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 17:00
Friday, June 12 . 4-6PM. FREE! Bring the family for this free event to create a drawing, painting or sculpture to save the elephants! With Special Guest: Cori Messinger from the Nature Conservancy Africa Program .

Lone Tree Cemetery Tour

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 16:00
Every Friday June 12-October 9, 2015. 1-2pm Don't miss this unique look at Telluride's history and the unique people that lived, worked and were buried here.  Tours depart from the Lone Tree Cemetery pedestrian gate on Colorado Avenue at 1:00pm . Tickets can be purchased at the Museum, by phone at 970.728.3344 or online at telluridemuseum.org . $15 public / $10 Museum Members

Telluride WOW Festival

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 17:45
June 11th, 2015-June 15th, 2015. 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, Xercise Lab, Ed Harrold, Dr. Haley Perlus, , and North Face Athlete - Hilaree O'Neill teaching and lecturing on a variety of topics from strength and sport conditioning, yoga, TRX & Pilates to nutrition and sport psychology and enhanced breathing. “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...

Enter to WIN Free Weekend in July!

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 14:45
Telluride.com presents... An opportunity to experience a full weekend of Art, Architecture, Food, Wine and Entertainment! Enter to win 2 passes to the Art + Architecture Weekend PLUS a 2-night stay at our luxury property, Hotel Columbia Telluride.  The WEEKEND takes place July 17-19 and provides an insider’s look into the creative talent within the Telluride Arts District. Over the weekend, tour five venues daily, with stops that include prestigious new homes, historic homes, studios, restaurants and other distinct venues. Return to the Hotel Columbia to relax in style.  Click Here to Enter Contest THE WEEKEND PASS INCLUDES: Entrance into 10 venues that include art + food and wine tastings Entrance into the Visiting Artist Lecture The Closing Party...

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 16:00
Tuesday, June 9th . Doors 8/Show 8:30PM. Get out your dancing shoes and prepare yourself for a night of New Orleans jazz at The Sheridan Opera House! Tickets: $35 GA floor (seats out) & $45 reserved balcony seating. Buy tickets here . Check out "That's It!" by Preservation Hall Jazz Band : Video of Preservation Hall Jazz Band - That's It!    

Introduction to Forging

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 16:45
Monday, June 8th, 2015- Wednesday, June 10th, 2015. 10am-4pm A hands-on workshop to experience the magic of blacksmithing. Join Joseph Paczosa of Telluride Forge at his Downvalley shop for a hands on introduction to blacksmithing, or forging. Experience how steel can be transformed and shaped with heat to create sculptural and functional objects (think: hammering, twisting, tapers, bends and splits). Students will learn about tools and handling, including proper anvil approach and care, basic hammer functions with hot steel, how to heat treat metals, and all the basic elements of a blacksmith shop. STUDENT REQUIREMENTS: Some previous hands-on experience with metals is required. Students must be age 25 or older (some exceptions apply) and should bring appropriate gloves and eye...

Telluride Academy

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 16:30
Early June through late August! From day programs to overnight adventures, Telluride Academy has been providing fun-filled adventures to kids and teens in Telluride since 1981! Take a look at their calendar HERE .

Colorado Kids Camp

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 16:30
June 8th, 2015. - June 11th, 2015. 9:30am Colorado Kids Camp offers a variety of camps geared to accommodate players of all skill levels. Your child will not only improve on the skills they already know, but also develop a deep love for the game through our fun, but structured approach to coaching skills. Our camps improve the child’s ability to (be coachable) follow directions as well as develop their listening skills while at the same time building their confidence to succeed in the game. We ask that parents please help their child focus on the instructor and on socializing with the other children by watching from the sidelines. If your child is shy about getting involved and needs you, you are more than welcome to come out on the field and participate for however long he/she...

4 Seasons @ Lumiere

Sun, 06/07/2015 - 16:15
June 7th (5:00pm)- June 13th (10:00am), 2015.  Staying at the luxury boutique Lumiere Telluride in Mountain Village, we will treat you to twice daily yoga, hiking, sightseeing, delicious food, spa treats + blissful relaxation. Conde Nast readers just voted Telluride the #1 ski resort in North America, for the third year in a row. And for good reason! Telluride offers visitors the most breathtaking alpine scenery, a charming Victorian town, colorful local characters + some of the best dining experiences in the Rockies. Telluride is a world famous ski resort destination, but many people are surprised to learn that Telluride is even more incredible in the summer months. With temperatures rarely deviating from the mid 70's during the day, flourishing Aspen groves and miles of hiking and...

Digg

Sat, 06/06/2015 - 16:00
Saturday, June 6th, 2015. Door @ 8pm / Show @ 9:30pm. A Denver, Colorado based band, Digg is a unique and progressive fusion of rock, funk, blues, and jazz. Digg blends these styles to create a diverse, yet cohesive sound in their quickly growing catalog of original music. Inspired and personal song writing, well chosen, well executed covers, and great musicianship come together into a high-energy live performance that leaves audiences needing more. Video of Digg - What You Say - 10.12.13  

Cold River City

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:30
Friday, June 5th, 2015. Doors @ 8PM / Show @ 9:30PM Born to groove, Cold River City is the lovechild of Funky Soul and Dirty Blues. Fronted by Emma Fields and Brian Hubbert, the six piece live band features seductive vocal harmonies, screaming slide guitar, and a tight rhythm section guaranteed to make you get down with your bad self. $5 Donation Suggested Video of Cold River City "Reach Out" Title Text:  Cold River City  

Telluride Balloon Festival

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:15
2015 Balloon Fest The 32st Annual Telluride Balloon Festival will be held the weekend of June 5-7 2015.  June 6 is the most active day beginning with an early morning launch from Town Park and ending with the "glow" on Main Street in the evening.  Saturday afternoon, there will be a photography workshop geared specifically to photographing ballons.  Sunday morning the balloons are scheduled to launch again from Town Park. It is possible to take a ride on a balloon either Saturday or Sunday, but there are a limited number of slots.  Usually, the crowds are thinner on Sunday morning.  You will improve your chances by being willing to help inflate the balloon, so get there by 6am and ask to help.  Most years, at the balloons will launch at least one of the two days, but there's no...

Fly Fishing Film Tour

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 16:45
Friday, June 5th, 2015. 7:00-9:00pm The original and preeminent exhibition of fly fishing cinema, The F3T is a one of a kind experience. Each year fishy folk of all ages gather at premieres to soak up films from around the world, spin a few yarns amongst friends and dream about casts still unmade. If you’ve been, you know what we’re talking about. If you haven’t, we hope to see you soon! Since its inception in 2007 The F3T has grown more than 30% each year; reaching nearly 50,000 anglers across North America last season. To keep up with demand we’ve added new towns to the 2015 schedule and increased our capacity in the communities that have been supporting us for years. In addition to showcasing world-class fly fishing films, The F3T is dedicated to supporting the local fly...

Fly Fishing Film Tour

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 16:45
Friday, June 5th, 2015. 7:00-9:00pm The original and preeminent exhibition of fly fishing cinema, The F3T is a one of a kind experience. Each year fishy folk of all ages gather at premieres to soak up films from around the world, spin a few yarns amongst friends and dream about casts still unmade. If you’ve been, you know what we’re talking about. If you haven’t, we hope to see you soon! Since its inception in 2007 The F3T has grown more than 30% each year; reaching nearly 50,000 anglers across North America last season. To keep up with demand we’ve added new towns to the 2015 schedule and increased our capacity in the communities that have been supporting us for years. In addition to showcasing world-class fly fishing films, The F3T is dedicated to supporting the local fly...