Long mountain vacations provide an escape for the whole family, whether coming to town for a festival, concert, or just to enjoy the outdoors, there’s tons to do around town that won’t break the bank. Telluride Ski Resort is partnering with locals and the Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association to offer incredible programming to show you Telluride from a new perspective throughout the summer.
Monday's Kid’s Zone
From June 27th through July 25th, excluding July 4th, the Telluride Conference Center will host Kid’s Zone from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Similar to the winter season’s Kid’s Zone, these evenings will feature bouncy castles, a mechanical bull, and a cash bar for all of-age attendees. A perfect way to wear out the kids before bed time and catch up with other parents, join in and let your inner child loose with your kids in tow.
Tuesday’s TSRC Town Talks
Telluride Science Research Center Town Talks are a community-oriented, engaging and down-to-earth annual summer lecture and discussion series. With a mission to convene the world’s most influential academic and private sector molecular scientists, the TSRC works to set powerful new directions in research, build international collaborations, and to find solutions to challenges in science and engineering. Beginning Tuesday, June 21st, come on by the Telluride Conference Center from 6 to 7 pm to listen to intriguing topics led by some of the world’s most brilliant minds and enjoy a cash bar as well.
Wednesday’s Market on the Plaza
There’s very little in the world of food better than fresh, locally grown produce and homemade products. The Market on the Plaza is hosted in Heritage Plaza in the center of Mountain Village throughout the summer from June through August from 11 am until 4 pm. Steps from the free gondola, the market is next to Sunset Plaza which hosts the weekly Sunset Concert Series which is a perfect way to end your Wednesday.
Wednesday’s Sunset Concert Series
Over the past 16 years, the Sunset Concert Series has fast become a summer favorite. Free music in Mountain Village kicks off on Wednesday, June 15th from 6-8pm just in advance of the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. The series will begin after the weekly Market on the Plaza, a perfect opportunity for fresh picnic ingredients before enjoying some wonderful live music.
Thursday’s Movies Under The Stars
It is with great excitement that we announce the inaugural season of Movies Under the Stars. With eight fantastic movies lined up for attendees of all ages, Thursdays have never been better in Telluride. Join us in Mountain Village near the Madeline Hotel. Movies Under the Stars will open for the summer season on Thursday, June 23rd at 8:30pm featuring a cash bar and available food service from Crazy Elk or Black Iron Grill. Stay tuned for a schedule of films and more details.
Saturday’s Telluride Classic Cinema
Weekends are a big hit in Telluride and it’s great to take a break to relax. Throughout the summer, we have you covered with Telluride’s Classic Cinema. Taking you back a few decades, some of your favorite classics will be brought back to the big screen in the Telluride Conference Center select Saturdays from July 9th through September 24th. Join us for some of your all time favorite films, a cash bar, and light snacks. Stay tuned for a full schedule of films and more details to come.
Sunday’s Telluride Scenic Hikes
Beginning June 6th, each Sunday at 9:45 am, a group leader will take you on a hiking adventure from Gondola Plaza in Mountain Village to a beautiful, scenic, dog- and family-friendly hike through the Mountain Village trails. These hikes are much like walkabouts and are accessible by all levels and ages of hiker no matter if you’re a longtime mountaineer or just arrived from sea-level. A fantastic way to see and experience Telluride's beautiful landscape, we hope you’ll make it out for a scenic hike or two while you’re here.
As if our summer festival schedule and event programming didn’t already convince you to book your stay this season in Telluride, we hope these fantastic and free events will help amplify your stay. Take a look at our trip planning guide and book your visit today!