Telluride hosting festival filled summer

Posted By: The Ski Channel on April 21, 2011 12:03 pm

TELLURIDE, CO –  Telluride Resort Lodging is offering great packages to help ‘feed your festival need’.
Telluride is hosting a world-class festival line-up that fills the summer weekends beyond Labor Day.

This summer, Mountainfilm starts off the season with films, speakers, art exhibits and more, gathering people who have come together to see what the human spirit can achieve.

The Telluride Bluegrass Festival boasts headliners Robert Plant, Emmylou Harris and The Decemberists, joining legends Sam Bush, Bela Fleck and others, to round out four amazing days of music, food and fun.

Telluride Wine Fest tempts the palate with participating vineyards and chefs from around the world at the end of June, and the Fourth of July in Telluride is one of the last true frontier celebrations in the West with local parade, flyovers, celebration in town park and fireworks.

The 2011 Telluride Jazz Festival features Tower of Power, Allen Toussaint and Rita Coolidge. Last year Phish played Telluride in early August with this year’s headliner yet to be announced.

The Telluride Festival of the Arts leads up to the renowned Telluride Film Festival, an annual premiere event for Oscar nominees including last year’s Best Picture winner, The King’s Speech.

Summer festival season finishes with Telluride Blues & Brews every September, featuring brewers from around the world to complement the headliners Willie Nelson, The Flaming Lips, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Dweezil Zappa plays Zappa, moe. and many more.

Away from the event venues, the unique setting of this resort town is unbeatable – from hikes into pristine mountain basins to teeing off on the beautiful Telluride Golf Course.

Whatever your passion, Telluride can feed your festival need this summer. Call Telluride Resort Lodging to take advantage of free festival nights, offering a fourth night free during some of the season’s largest events, as well as other specials throughout the summer. Accommodations include options from hotel rooms to luxury homes, downtown and in the Village. (Packages subject to availability and other rest


Our experienced reservations staff are the true area experts at creating custom vacation getaway packages, offering one-stop shopping for all the events and activities the region has to offer.