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7th Annual Rundola

Telluride Festivals and Events - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 07:00
Get your sweat on for a good cause before the rest of the day's festivities!  The 4th of July kicks off with the Telluride Foundation's Rundola, a recreational foot race to benefit the Telluride Foundation. Participants begin at the base of the gondola in the town of Telluride and finish at the top of the ridge adjacent to the San Sophia gondola mid-station.  Runners follow the Telluride Trail (4.600 feet long, 40 feet wide, 13% uphill grade) or can simply bushwack to the finish. The elevation gain is 1,810 feet from start to finish. Participants are grouped by age and gender into categories for the race.  You can register for the Rundola  here .  

Telluride Plein Air Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 08:00
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.  Schedule of Events: It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 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.      

Telluride Wine Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:00
2017 Telluride Wine Festival A weekend of wines and world class cuisine in the mountains!   Enjoy four days of tastings, events and seminars such as "The Toast of Telluride" and "The Grand Tasting", culminating with the "Morning After Cocktails." Tickets for events can be purchased online at the Telluride Wine Festival website , varying prices and several free events!   Mingle with winemakers, chefs, sommeliers and fellow wine enthusiasts in the beautiful setting of Telluride, its fine dining establishments and al fresco in the mountain air.    It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 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...

Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 10:00
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. 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 stage performances in Town Park throughout the day, intimate masters workshops on the Elks Park stage on Main Street in...

Telluride WOW Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 08:00
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...

Wild West Fest: 25th Annual

Telluride Festivals and Events - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 15:45
It’s a bit early to have information about the 2016 Telluride Wild West 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 Wild West Fest is a small festival specifically designed to share Telluride with 50 inner-city youth from Big Brother, Big Sisters of America and Boys & Girls Clubs from across the United States. During their week in Telluride, the boys and girls participate in drama, dance, horsemanship, fly-fishing, golf, and the Rock & Roll Academy.  The Wild West Fest was created by the Sheridan Arts Foundation, which raises $50,000 each year to run the...

Telluride Balloon Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 06/02/2017 - 05:15
Schedule of Events June 3rd, 2017 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 4th, 2017 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...

Telluride MountainFilm

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 08:00
2017 Mountainfilm Festival Information It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride MountainFilm 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. Visit the Mountainfilm website for more information on events and passes.   (See our MountainFilm Photo Gallery for festival pics from 2010 to today.) The 38th Annual Telluride Mountainfilm Festival took place May 27-30, 2016.  Telluride Mountainfilm is more than a film festival. They select approximately 85 films each year from around the world, and they are curated alongside guest presentations, a...

Telluride Literary Arts Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 09:00
The Telluride Literary Arts Festival It's high time the Telluride region celebrated its avid joy of reading and the passion for good ole fashioned books. The result features everything from performance poetry and literary burlesque to a book lovers bash and hike-to readings. Events for the kiddos, too! The Telluride Literary Arts Festival is for readers, writers, and lovers of books! It is a celebration of reading and writing and an opportunity to get together to affirm this great pastime. Complete with performance poetry, author talks, literary burlesque, moderated panel discussions, and even events for kids! Unique to the 2017 LitFest: It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Literary Arts Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran...

KOTO End of Season Street Dance

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 03/31/2017 - 16:45
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Backcountry Film Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 03/30/2017 - 19:30
Produced by the Winter Wildlands Alliance, the Nuggets presents the 12th annual Backcountry Film Festival to benefit the Colorado Mountain Club's Backcountry Snowsports Initiative.  This evening embodies winter, with an award winning line up of adventure, environment and ski culture films. Tickets available online here or at the door.   

Burlesque

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 20:00
A fun, free-for-all night of pasties, surprises, boylesque and more raunchiness in rememberance of Telluride's darker side of history.  Featuring the lovely ladies of the Telluride Theatre Beginning Burlesque class.  Ticket available HERE. Wednesday, March 29th - April 1st, 9pm  Tickets: $25 & $35  VIP Tables: $300 * This show is for adults 21 + only, please

Telluride Tribute Fest

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 16:45
Presented by The Sheridan Arts Foundation, the Telluride Tribute Fest is a weekend of tributes to some of the greatest bands in rock and roll history. The 4th annual Telluride Tribute Fest kicks off in March. It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Tribute 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.  

Leftover Salmon Live in Concert

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 19:00
The bluegrass, funk, rock, boogie, rootsy string based music of the band Leftover Salmon will be back in Telluride for a THREE NIGHT performance! This band's unique and wonderful sound will guarentee a fun-filled night for all.  Wednesday March 15th, Thursday March 16th and Friday March 17th at 9pm, doors at 8pm.  Tickets $35 GA and $44 Balcony reserved seating. Purchase HERE .   GULF OF MEXICO - Album Release Concert May 13, 2012 - Santa Fe Dr Denver, CO Video of GULF OF MEXICO - Album Release Concert May 13, 2012 - Santa Fe Dr Denver, CO  

TAB After Party

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 22:00
Celebrate and dance your booty off at the Telluride Aids Benefit  Official After Party with DJ KAT TV on the turn tables spinning sets all night long!    Tickets $30 at the door.

Telluride AIDS Benefit Gala Fashion Show

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 20:00
Saturday, February 27th, 8pm-10:30pm.  This is THE event of the winter season, and features local models wearing international designer fashions. The event is best described as New York Fashion Week meets Cirque de Soleil.  Since 1994, the live auction following the Gala Fashion Show has raised over $2 million towards HIV/AIDS education, clinical care, and advocacy.  Purchase tickets HERE.  

Telluride AIDS Benefit Sneak Peek

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 20:00
This show is a sneak peek for what is to come at the Gala Fashion Show. Featuring local models and international designer fashion, this event is one ofthe best of the winter season.  Since 1994, TAB has helped raise over $2 million towards HIV/AIDS education, advocacy, and clinical care in Colorado and Africa.  Purchase tickets HERE .

Telluride Gay Ski Week

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 08:00
The 15th Annual Telluride Gay Ski week is a week full of non stop fun! Amazing snow sports - skiing, ice skating, snowboarding, dog sledding, dancing, dinners, music, fashion and so much more. Our incredible Mountain Villages of Telluride and Mountain Village await with open arms to welcome all participants to our beautiful community and our world class ski resort.  Hospitaly Lounge opens at 8am daily.  See schedule of events HERE .

Telluride AIDS Benefit Student Fashion Show

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 18:00
A fashion show directed, choreographed and starring the students of Telluride High School.   This show features local fashion and talent, and all proceeds support TAB's educational program.   Purchase tickets HERE .    

The Infamous Stringdusters: The Laws of Gravity

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 19:00
Two nights of The Infamous Stringdusters-Rockin' Bluegrass-Sheridan Opera House!  Come out for some foot stomping fiddlin' dance fun! Feb 22nd and 23rd, showtime at 8pm, doors open at 7pm - come enjoy a cocktail at the Sheridan SHOW Bar. Tickets:  $35 General Admission, $45 reserved balcony seating.  Purchase HERE . The Infamous Stringdusters - 'Road To Boulder' GoPro LIVE - Kalamazoo Video of The Infamous Stringdusters - 'Road To Boulder' GoPro LIVE - Kalamazoo      
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