Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 9:00am
2016 Mountainfilm Festival Information The 38 th Annual Telluride Mountainfilm Festival is being dedicated to the country’s crown jewels, and the festival is joining the National Parks Centennial Celebration in doing so.  The 2016 Symposium (which opens the festival on Friday morning) is themed after national parks. Known as “America’s best idea”, the crown jewels are sprinkled all over the country and are home to everything from graceful arches of sandstone, to historic battle sites, to the tallest mountain in North America. This year’s festival will explore more than just the glorified parts of these National Parks, and will dive into the controversy and challenges that face the system at 100 years old.  Visit the Mountainfilm website for more information on events and...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 7:00pm
Twenty(by)Telluride , a program of the Telluride Arts District in association with Mountainfilm, debuts an evening of provocative and stimulating slides by creative minds.  Each presenter shares 20 slides, for 20 seconds and discusses their inspiration and creative process. Lineup: Ace Kvale Brendan Leonard Gabriel Lifton-Zoline Krystle Wright Crystal Merill Come early to socialize at the historic Sheridan Bar and claim your seat for this spirited program!
Thursday, May 26, 2016, 7:00am
The Gondola connecting Telluride to Mountain Village will open for the summer season at 7am on May 26th.  For more information, please click  here . 
Friday, June 3, 2016, 6:15am
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   2015 Balloon Fest The 32st Annual Telluride Balloon Festival was held the weekend of June 5-7 2015.  June 6 was the most active day beginning with an early...
Thursday, June 9, 2016, 9:00am
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...
Thursday, June 16, 2016, 11:00am
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  | ...
Thursday, June 23, 2016, 11:00am
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.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 9:00am
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.   
Monday, July 4, 2016, 11:00am
Stay Tuned For 2016 Updates 4th of July in Telluride is small-town Americana at its finest. We really do it up here -- running races, parade, BBQ, family games in Town Park, airplane flybys, and fireworks. Rundola The day 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. Get your sweat on for a good cause before the rest od the day's festivities! You can register for the Rundola here . Parade The Telluride 4th of July Parade begins at 11 am on historic Main Street and is organized by the Telluride 4th of July Parade Committee.  The sidewalks are packed as...
Saturday, July 9, 2016, 11:00am
About the Ride Festival: Debuting in 2012, this will be the 4th annual Ride Festival. The Ride Festival has quickly gained a repution for handpicking rootsy, rocking talent that compliments the hosting town of Telluride. Past lineups have included acts suchs as David yrne and St. vincent, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Ben Harper, Thievery Corporation, The Lumineers, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Drive-By-Truckers, Cake, Los Lobos, Steve Earle, among others.  Please click here for festival ticket information.  Please click here for festival camping information.  To watch videos of the Ride Festival, click HERE .