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Heritage Fest has Something for Everyone

Heritage Fest has something for everyone!  
From train rides & face painting to drink specials & cemetery tours, 
this weekend delivers! We've highlighted some top picks below.


Heritage Fest: For kids of all Ages
Saturday, June 12
11 - 4 p.m. 

Full Schedule of Events
Colorado Ave. & Ah Haa Art School

(Reasons # 1 - 15) 

Music by Nashville recording artist, Jessee Stout | Fashioned Nickel Grab (11a.m. at the Courthouse) |  Butch Cassidy Robbery Reenactment (HIGH NOON) | Ridgway Railroad Museum Galloping Goose Rides | Traditional Ute Dancing | Tug o’ War  | Pie-Eating Contests | Tipi Building Workshop | Double-Jack Mining | Schmid Ranch Sheep Shearing | Gold Panning & Sluicing | Old-Time Photos | Stagecoach and Buggy Rides | Law Enforcement & Lone Tree Cemetery Walking Tours | So Much More!

(Reasons # 16 -19)

Heritage Fest: For Adults

Saturday, June 12
6 - 9:30 p.m.
Honga's & Sheridan Opera House

Heritage Fest Lone Tree Cemetery Tour with local historian, Andrea Benda. Explore the disasters, dramas, heroes and heritage of Telluride’s past.  Rendezvous at 3:45 p.m. at the Telluride Historical Museum. No dogs please. Free. For info, call 970-728-3344x2. 

Throughout Heritage Fest weekend, visit Honga's Lotus Petal  for a 10% discount and a free PBR for those dressed in era fashion. On Saturday, from 6 - 8 p.m., get your old timey photo taken by Thru the Lens photography in the Lotus Lounge (home of the historic Roma bar).

(Reason # 20)
After dinner, on Saturday night, be sure to catch the SquidShow Theatre performance of "Inaccurate Reenactments."
 Doors at 8 p.m. Show at 8:30p.m.  

 is a historically hilarious show that is unique to Telluride, its history and our longstanding Telluride culture. From whores to miners, skiers to ranchers, drunks to ghosts SquidShow Theatre has found some of the best stories from Telluride's history that you don't know, staging them reenactments. Seats are first come, first seated. Cash bar. Donations appreciated!

(Reasons # 21 & 22)

Sunday, June 13

Schmid Ranch OPEN HOUSE.  Ranching demonstrations,  homemade lemonade, farm animals and carriage rides. 12-3 p.m.
Directions to Schmid Ranch.