Telluride Festivals

In addition to all of the activities like hiking, biking and jeeping, Telluride summers are punctuated with a plethora of festivals that take place virtually every weekend from Memorial Day to Labor Day.  We like to think that there is a little bit of something for everyone on the list below.

MountainFilm Festival – May 22-27, 2019

Started in 1979, Mountainfilm in Telluride is one of America’s longest-running film festivals. Through the years, in and out of trends and fads, the Mountainfilm in Telluride Festival has always been best described by one unchanging word: inspiring. Far more than any other adjective, that’s how festival audiences describe their experience. In addition to screening […]

Balloon Festival – May 31 – June 2, 2019

Each June, Telluride is the spectacular setting for the Telluride Balloon Festival. At dusk, the Main Street of Telluride is the spectacular setting for the annual balloon glow. At five stories high, these hot air balloons cast an enchanting light on Telluride’s National Historic District. The bright colored balloons and burners provide an amazing display sure […]

Telluride WOW Festival – June 5-9, 2019

The Telluride WOW Festival is a health, fitness, and wellness event that will bring world-class presenters, instructors, and athletes to Telluride to lecture and hold fitness classes on the latest health, fitness, wellness, nutrition and medical trends.

Bluegrass Festival—June 20-23, 2019

The annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival coincides with the Summer Solstice, appropriately kicking off the longest day of the year with the beginning of the summer festival season. It’s a magical time of sun and light, when the the high country of Colorado puts away its skis and grabs hiking boots, guitars, and a low-back festival […]

Wine Festival—June 27-30, 2019

Pairing the beauty of the mountains with indulgence of fine wines, this multi-day event features winemakers’ luncheons, cooking demonstrations, reserve programs, seminars and tastings for novices and experts alike. On Friday and Saturday, there is also music scheduled in Telluride Town Park. Telluride Wine Festival

Telluride 4th of July Celebration – June 30 – July 4, 2019

Telluride 4th of July is truly an old fashioned, small town America celebration. From the early morning hours to long past sunset, the festivities provide endless fun and entertainment for the young and young at heart. Telluride Plein Air Festival The week long celebration kicks off wtih the Telluride Plein Air Festival drawing artists from […]

Telluride Ride Festival – July 12-14, 2019

The Ride Fest has quickly garnered a reputation among music fans for hand-picking rootsy, rocking talent whose music flawlessly compliments the festival’s stunning Telluride setting. Since its debut in 2012, The Ride Festival has filled a unique niche in Colorado – and among U.S. festival offerings – as host to a carefully curated Americana/rock lineup […]

Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend – July 16-22, 2019

The Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend provides an insider’s look into the creative talent within the Telluride Arts District.  Over the course of two days, the tour will span five venues per day. Stops include four prestigious new and historic homes, two studios, a restaurant, and two very exciting alternative venues. Each venue will feature […]

Telluride Yoga Festival – June 27-30, 2019

The 8th Annual Yoga Festival provides an amazing schedule covering a wide range of styles and levels and with more classes and venues to choose from than ever before. The festival promises an expanded and truly unique experience for the attendees who come to Telluride for this intimate and special event.

Chamber Music Festival – August 5-11, 2019

The Telluride Chamber Music Festival has been bringing music to Telluride since 1973. This year they continue to bring chamber music as it was originally intended – up close and personal! The festival creates a spontaneous connection between audience and musicians that lifts the human spirit. You are invited to take a break from your busy […]

Jazz Festival – August 9-11, 2019

Telluride Jazz Festival ranks among the world’s most memorable music festivals. Since 1977, Telluride’s majestic perch high in the San Juan Mountains has been the site of an annual event produced by the Telluride Society for Jazz. The intimate format and superb music along with the opportunity for invigorating alpine recreation come together to create […]

Telluride Film Festival— August 28 – September 2, 2019

Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve, draws to a close today following a spectacular five-day anniversary presentation of diverse programming, surprise screenings and special guests attended by more than 4,000 movie lovers. TFF’s annual celebration of artistic excellence brings together, cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and artists to discover the best in world cinema […]

Blues and Brews Festival – September 13-15, 2019

Renowned as one of the most scenic and intimate music festivals in the country, Telluride Blues & Brews takes place every September in the world-famous resort town of Telluride, Colorado, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Blues & Brews is a three-day celebration of live music and microbrews held at Telluride Town Park, nestled […]

Telluride Horror Show- October 12-14, 2018

The Telluride Horror Show is Colorado’s first and longest running horror film festival. Attendees get to experience a mix of suspense, fantasy, sci-fi, dark comedy and horror two of the most well-known venues in Telluride: the Historic Sheridan Opera House and the Nugget Theatre. Telluride Horror Show  

Telluride Festival of Cars and Colors- September 26-19, 2019

This is every car lovers’ paradise! Stroll down Main Street, get your fix of elegant cars, classically restored or vintage, and enjoy the scenic backdrop of the San Juan Mountains and gorgeous fall foliage. Telluride Festival of Cars and Colors

Telluride Fire Festival – December 6-8, 2019

Inspired by Burning Man, The Telluride Fire Festival is centered around an interactive experience of fire artistry. Dynamic fire art and performances will occur from when darkness falls to late evening. These displays will be held both in Mountain Village and in the Town of Telluride. Many events and workshops are offered, both ticketed and […]

Telluride Comedy Fest – February 14-18, 2019

The annual comedy fest brings top talent to the Sheridan Opera House, an intimate venue perfect for the occasion. Get ready for a variety of sketches, stand-up, and improv from some of the biggest names in the genre. Past performers include SNL’s Ed Helms, Rob Riggle from the Daily Show and Jack MacBrayer from 30 […]

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