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Mountainfilm in Telluride

Mountainfilm celebrates the spirit of the mountains, culture and the environment with films, presentations, seminars and the gathering of proactive people.

Telluride Balloon Festival

Hot air balloons launch at sunrise to fly above Telluride, and at sunset, the balloons are lit up and decorate the town’s main thoroughfare.

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Wild West Fest

Celebrate the culture of the West at this family-oriented festival hosted by Sheridan Arts Foundation.

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Heritage Fest

Listen to old cowboy stories, see performances by Ute Indian drummers and dancers, watch a reenactment of Butch Cassidy robbing San Miguel Bank, pan for gold, ride a stagecoach and learn about mining at this celebration of Telluride’s history.

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Telluride Bluegrass Festival

One of the country’s most renowned bluegrass music events, Telluride Bluegrass Festival is held each year during the weekend of the summer solstice.

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Telluride Wine Festival

Soak up all the information you can about fine wine at this five-day event, with seminars, tastings, winemakers’ luncheons and cooking demonstrations.

Telluride MusicFest

Elite musicians come to Telluride to perform in four classical music concerts hosted at the Mai Ranch. This year MusicFest presents “Vienna to Budapest.”

JUNE 29-JULY 5 Telluride Plein-Air l Landscape artists from across the nation come to paint the region’s vistas. Plein-air painting is done outdoors, and artists brave the often-fickle weather to create work which is exhibited and auctioned as a benefit for the Sheridan Arts Foundation.

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Sunset Concert Series Live music for free in Mountain Village every Wednesday at 6 p.m. June 20 through August 22, with a special Blues and Brews show at 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 13.

Red, White & Blues

JULY 4

Firemen’s Fourth of July

Telluride’s Independence Day features a grand parade down main street, an oldfashioned community barbecue and picnic in Town Park, games for kids and amazing fireworks. There is also the “Rundola,” a running race from the gondola’s base on Oak Street to its top station.

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JULY 8

KOTO Presents

Fun, family-friendly concert in Telluride Town Park to benefit local community radio station KOTO. This year’s guest is Ziggy Marley.

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Telluride Playwrights Festival

The Playwrights Festival provides a laboratory setting for actors, playwrights and directors to network and nurture new work.

Telluride Yoga Festival

Yoga instructors from around the globe convene in Telluride to offer workshops in all types of yoga, meditation, kirtan and other practices.

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JULY 13-15

Hardrock 100

Endurance trail running race covers 100 miles of high-country terrain.

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JULY 3

Mountain Village hosts a free concert on the Sunset Stage to celebrate the nation’s independence.

JULY 18-22

Telluride Compassion Festival

Telluride Institute and Stanford University CCARE sponsor a conference to investigate the science, cultural practices, and educational potential of compassion.

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JULY 20

Ah Haa Art Auction

Joie de Vivre-Cirque d’Ah Haa is the theme of this annual art auction. Enjoy live entertainment and bidding as well as a silent auction to support the local arts school.

Telluride Visitor Guide Summer-Fall 2012  

A resource for visitors to Telluride and Mountain Village, Colorado.

Telluride Visitor Guide Summer-Fall 2012  

A resource for visitors to Telluride and Mountain Village, Colorado.

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