Get into the holiday spirit in Telluride during the Holiday Prelude. Come enjoy two weeks of holiday activities including tree lighting ceremonies, a trip to the North Pole to visit Santa, live music, kid’s crafts, cookie making, and much more!
The winter season begins with the middle school Young People’s Theater play, “The Ugly Duckling” at the Sheridan Opera House. Written and directed by Jennifer Julia it stars 29 middle school actors. The play is a hilarious romp through the highs and lows of middle school with a definite twist on the original Hans Christian Anderson story.
Ski Tree lighting in Elks Park.
Christmas Eve & Torchlight Parade. At 6:30pm gather in the Town of Telluride and watch as skiers and boarders meander down Coonskin and Telluride Trail with blazing red torchlights.
Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue at the Sheridan Opera House.
Texas indie rock band Seryn at the Sheridan Opera House
Grammy award winning singer songwriter Shawn Colvin at the Sheridan Opera House
New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks. At 6:30pm gather in the Town of Telluride and watch as skiers and boarders meander down Coonskin and Telluride Trail with blazing red torchlights.
The Sheridan Arts Foundation rings in 2015 with their New Year’s Eve Gala featuring Wynonna & the Big Noise at the Sheridan Opera House.
Chris Robinson Brotherhood at the Sheridan Opera House
Blues rock band led by acclaimed singer/songwriter Chris Robinson.
Brothers Keeper with John Popper and Jono Manson at the Sheridan Opera House.
January 16 -18
Telluride Fire Festival. A celebration of fire arts-both performing and sculptural that is centered around a FREE public and interactive experience.
Chocolate Lovers Fling. Dance, eat delectable chocolate from amateur and professional chefs, bid at the silent auction, participate in the cash raffle and wine toss, while supporting the San Miguel Resource Center.
The Wailers at the Sheridan Opera House
Reggae legends, The Wailers return to Telluride!
16th Annual Comedy Festival. Each year over Presidents’ Day Weekend the Sheridan Arts Foundation brings in some of the country’s best and funniest comedians for four nights of amazing comedy in a historic and intimate venue.
February 19 & 20
Leftover Salmon featuring Bill Payne at the Sheridan Opera House
Legendary Colorado band Leftover Salmon returns to Telluride for a 2 night stand featuring bluegrass, Cajun, funk, and boogie!
Taj Mahal at the Sheridan Opera House
Through a career that has spanned 4 decades, Mahal has become recognized as one of the most prominent and influential figures in late 20th century roots and blues music.