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.

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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24th Annual Wild West Fest

Date:
01st Jun 2015 - 06th Jun 2015
Location: 
Telluride
The Sheridan Arts Foundation invites you to be a part of one of the most meaningful and exciting festivals of the Telluride community, the annual Wild West Fest.

Historic Walking Tour of Telluride

Date:
04th Jun 2015
Location: 
Telluride
Join us for a one-of-a-kind experience exploring the history of Telluride with local story teller Ashely Boling!
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