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

Gondola Closed for Spring Shoulder Season

Date:
06th Apr 2015 - 20th May 2015
Location: 
Telluride
The gondola is clsoed for the spring shoulder season, and will reopen on May 21st.

Writing Away the Layers through Literary Burlesque with Amy Irvince McHarg & Friends

Date:
23rd Apr 2015
Location: 
Telluride
AMY IRVINE MCHARG, ROSEMERRY WAHTOLA TROMMER & KIERSTIN BRIDGER Thursdays, April 23 – May 14 | 6 – 8pm | $150 tuition Taught and directed by Amy Irvine McHarg, Rosemerry Wahto

Met Opera in HD: Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci

Date:
25th Apr 2015
Location: 
Telluride
Tickets: $20 adults, $15 student/children.

Telluride Film Festival: Sunday at the Palm - "Disneynature Bears"

Date:
26th Apr 2015
Location: 
Telluride
Free. Concessions available.

Gondola Open for the Summer Season

Date:
21st May 2015
Location: 
Telluride
The gondola will open May 21st at 7am for the summer season.

Mountainfilm in Telluride

Date:
22nd May 2015 - 25th May 2015
Location: 
Telluride
Started in 1979, Mountainfilm in Telluride is one of America’s longest-running film festivals.
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