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 Fall 2014 Shoulder Season

Date:
20th Oct 2014 - 20th Nov 2014
Telluride Theatre and the Michael D. Palm Theatre present: ROCKY HORROR PICTURE

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Date:
24th Oct 2014
Location: 
Telluride
Telluride Theatre and the Michael D. Palm Theatre present: ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW. Featuring live theatrics by Telluride Theatre. $15 in advance (GA), $150 for VIP tables. $18 at the door.

Telluride Mountain Club Presents The Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Date:
25th Oct 2014
Location: 
Telluride
Telluride Mountain Club presents The Wild & Scenic Film Festival ON TOUR, Saturday, October 25th at 7 pm.

KOTO Halloween Bash

Date:
25th Oct 2014
Location: 
Telluride
Dress in your best costume and come on out for KOTO's annual Halloween Bash!

Lone Tree Cemetery Tour

Date:
30th Oct 2014
Location: 
Telluride
Don’t miss this unique look at Telluride’s history and the iconic people that lived, worked, and were buried here. The tour will depart from the Museum and end at Lone Tree Cemetery.

Magic in the Moonlight

Date:
30th Oct 2014
Location: 
Telluride
Tickets: $8 adult, $6 child/student Palm Movie Series 10-movie punch pass available for $65 - comes with coupon for one free large popcorn.
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