Events

ANNUAL TELLURIDE RUNDOLA

Telluride's 4th of July Foot Race | July 4, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Starting: Saturday, Jul 04, 2020 Ending: Saturday, Jul 04, 2020

Town of TellurideTelluride, CO81435

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Telluride's 4th of July Foot Race July 4, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

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Get your sweat on for a good cause before the rest of the day's festivities! The 4th of July kicks off with the Telluride Foundation's Rundola, a recreational foot race to benefit the Telluride Foundation. Participants begin at the base of the gondola in the town of Telluride and finish at the top of the ridge adjacent to the San Sophia gondola mid-station. Runners follow the Telluride Trail (4.600 feet long, 40 feet wide, 13% uphill grade) or can simply bushwack to the finish. The elevation gain is 1,810 feet from start to finish.

Haven't booked your visit to Telluride yet? The Peaks Resort & Spa, Telluride's only ski-in/ski-out and golf-in/golf-out resort, is a short, free gondola ride away from the historic Town of Telluride, or explore all of Telluride's lodging options and our trip planning guide.

TELLURIDE ARTS AND ARCHITECTURE

Annual Telluride Arts & Architecture

Starting: Saturday, Jul 18, 2020 Ending: Sunday, Jul 19, 2020

Town of TellurideTelluride, CO81435

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The Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend provides an insider’s look into the creative talent within the Telluride Arts District.

Over the course of two days, the tour will span five venues per day. Stops include prestigious new and historic homes, studios, restaurants, and alternative venues. Each venue will feature numerous artists and designers of all kinds, tastings by local chefs and wine pairings. At each stop on the tour, a creative team of architects, chefs, artists, and designers collaborate to provide an intimate experience for guests. Enjoy art exhibits, artist and chef demonstrations, live music, performances, artist talks, tours with architects and designers, food, beer and wine tastings and surprises at each stop on the way.

For more information, visit their website.

Haven't booked your visit to Telluride yet? The Peaks Resort & Spa, Telluride's only ski-in/ski-out and golf-in/golf-out resort, is a short, free gondola ride away from the historic Town of Telluride, or explore all of Telluride's lodging options and our trip planning guide.

TELLURIDE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

Annual Chamber Music Festival

Starting: Tuesday, Aug 04, 2020 Ending: Sunday, Aug 09, 2020

Town of TellurideTelluride, CO81435

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The Telluride Chamber Music Festival has been bringing music to Telluride since 1973. This year we continue to bring you chamber music as it was originally intended, up close and personal! Our festival creates a spontaneous connection between audience and musicians that lifts the human spirit.

For more information, visit their website.

Haven't booked your visit to Telluride yet? The Peaks Resort & Spa, Telluride's only ski-in/ski-out and golf-in/golf-out resort, is a short, free gondola ride away from the historic Town of Telluride, or explore all of Telluride's lodging options and our trip planning guide.

TELLURIDE MUSHROOM FESTIVAL

Annual Telluride Mushroom Festival

Starting: Thursday, Aug 13, 2020 Ending: Sunday, Aug 16, 2020

Town of TellurideTelluride, CO81435

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Annual Telluride Mushroom Festival. Visit their website to purchase tickets and for more information.

Go on a guided foray with one of our experts, sample as many foods as possible at the culinary competition, attend the keynote lecture, look at the schedule prior to arriving to plot your course of lectures and workshops, say hi to Art Goodtimes and Gary Lincoff, and bring a costume for the parade. Find someone who looks like they've attended and ask them. Everyone has their own special ritual at Telluride Mushroom Festival. 

Haven't booked your visit to Telluride yet? The Peaks Resort & Spa, Telluride's only ski-in/ski-out and golf-in/golf-out resort, is a short, free gondola ride away from the historic Town of Telluride, or explore all of Telluride's lodging options and our trip planning guide.

TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL

Annual Telluride Film Festival

Starting: Friday, Sep 04, 2020 Ending: Monday, Sep 07, 2020

Town of TellurideTelluride, CO81435

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The prestigious Telluride Film Festival brings together industry masters under the auspices of the majestic San Juan Mountains. It is nothing short of a magical weekend, a celebration of film, community, and creativity. The festival notoriously keeps its film schedule a secret, but you can bet that many of the films you will see will be at the top of your Oscar picks in the next awards season. 

Annual Telluride Film Festival. For more information visit their website.

Haven't booked your visit to Telluride yet? The Peaks Resort & Spa, Telluride's only ski-in/ski-out and golf-in/golf-out resort, is a short, free gondola ride away from the historic Town of Telluride, or explore all of Telluride's lodging options and our trip planning guide.

TELLURIDE BLUES AND BREWS FESTIVAL

Annual Telluride Blues and Brews Festival

Starting: Friday, Sep 18, 2020 Ending: Sunday, Sep 20, 2020

Telluride Town ParkTelluride, CO81435

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Telluride Blues & Brews takes place in the world-famous mountain town of Telluride, Colorado, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Blues & Brews is a three-day celebration of blues, funk, jam bands, indie, rock, gospel and soul performances —accompanied by some of the best craft breweries in the country, a wide variety of food and craft vendors, children's activities, late night shows, and much, much more. Even though the festival only lasts for three days and four nights, once you get to Telluride, you won't want to go home.

Visit their website to purchase tickets and learn more.

Haven't booked your visit to Telluride yet? The Peaks Resort & Spa, Telluride's only ski-in/ski-out and golf-in/golf-out resort, is a short, free gondola ride away from the historic Town of Telluride, or explore all of Telluride's lodging options and our trip planning guide.

CARS AND COLORS FESTIVAL

The Annual Cars and Colors Festival

Starting: Thursday, Sep 24, 2020 Ending: Sunday, Sep 27, 2020

Town of TellurideTelluride, CO81435

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The Annual Telluride Festival of Cars & Colors is a world-class celebration for automobile aficionados and lifestyle enthusiasts set in the beautiful town of Telluride, Colorado. Nestled in the canyons of the San Juan Mountains, it’s placed against the backdrop of Telluride’s spectacular palette of September’s autumnal colors. Focusing on high-end restorations, vintage and exotic vehicles, the festival will occupy three distinct venues over the course of the four days: the downtown Telluride Historic District, Mountain Village and the Telluride Regional Airport.

For more information and to purchase tickets visit their website. 

Haven't booked your visit to Telluride yet? The Peaks Resort & Spa, Telluride's only ski-in/ski-out and golf-in/golf-out resort, is a short, free gondola ride away from the historic Town of Telluride, or explore all of Telluride's lodging options and our trip planning guide.

ORIGINAL THINKERS

Original Thinkers festival - One Venue. One Experience. All Together. www.originalthinkers.com

Starting: Thursday, Oct 01, 2020 Ending: Sunday, Oct 04, 2020

Town of TellurideTelluride, CO81435

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One Venue. One Experience. All Together.
www.originalthinkers.com 

Original Thinkers is a unique blend of art, ideas and film with most of the action taking place in a single theater in Telluride, CO. The programming is wide-ranging and highly curated with selected speakers and movies, providing a rich and meaningful experience for the audience. Attendees are also absolved of the frenzy that marks so many festivals because a pass guarantees access.

It’s that simple. No long lines and no anxiety about whether you’ll make it into the theater. This all makes for a high-impact, low-stress weekend that will leave you inspired, motivated and rejuvenated. Bring your curiosity and some warm clothes because you never know about the weather in the mountains this time of year. We’ll take care of the rest.

 In The News - Original Thinkers festival, as featured in local media:

Telluride Daily Planet  |  KOTO Radio interview  |  Telluride TV interview

Haven't booked your visit to Telluride yet? The Peaks Resort & Spa, Telluride's only ski-in/ski-out and golf-in/golf-out resort, is a short, free gondola ride away from the historic Town of Telluride, or explore all of Telluride's lodging options and our trip planning guide.