Festivals & Events

For over 30 years, the name "Telluride" has been synonymous with its signature events—whether musical, cultural, culinary, scientific, athletic or unusual.

With many festival offerings heading into their third decade, Telluride's festivals have evolved and grown, and continue to inspire the loyal fans who make the annual journey to this beautiful canyon. With variety ranging from arts and music to outdoor pursuits, there's an event to match every passion.

Long-standing offerings—such as the Mountainfilm Festival, Telluride Film Festival, Bluegrass Festival and Jazz Festival—are known among film and music aficionados for attracting the best filmmakers and musicians in the world. Some locals claim that Blues & Brews, scheduled the third weekend of September, is the favorite because it signifies the start of fall colors and the coming of ski season. Mushroom Festival and the Imogene Pass Run further exemplify the eclectic offerings of Telluride.

Save when you purchase lodging and festival passes together. Call one of our Telluride Central Reservation agents at 888.605.2578.

Upcoming Events

3D PRINTING: Action figures!

Date:
30th Mar 2015
Location: 
Telluride
Come see how 3D printing works and create your own action figure - the perfect class for beginners. All ages. 3:30-5 PM. Pinhead HQ. $20

SnowCats for Kids Grades 1-3: Game Centered Nordic Skiing!

Date:
31st Mar 2015
Location: 
Telluride
Tuesdays from 2:30pm-3:30pm. 3 sessions: March 17, 24, 31 Cost: $55. Gear rental for all four days of the clinic: $20.

PINHEAD INSTITUTE: 3D Printing: Action Figures!

Date:
31st Mar 2015
Location: 
Telluride
Join us for one or all of these drop-in sessions to give your ideas form, literally.

Kids Night Out

Date:
31st Mar 2015
Location: 
Telluride Ski Resort
Located in Mountain Village Core by the base of lift 4, Ski school. Enter under the gondola to the Children's Ski School check in.

Indoor Climbing Gym Open

Date:
31st Mar 2015
Location: 
Telluride
The Telluride Mountain Club (TMtC) invites the community to bring the fun indoors at the Telluride High School Winter Indoor Climbing Gym.

PINHEAD INSTITUTE: 3D Printing- Design Your Own Jewelry

Date:
01st Apr 2015
Location: 
Telluride
Join us for one or all of these drop-in sessions to give your ideas form, literally
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