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Flights are available to the region directly into Telluride or nearby Montrose, Durango, Cortez, and Grand Junction. Five different carriers service the airports, and there are nine non-stop destinations: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco/Oakland and Phoenix. International airports in Denver, Salt Lake City, and Albuquerque are a scenic six to seven-hour drive away as well.
Telluride Regional Airport is approximately 15 minutes from Telluride and/or Mountain Village and is North America's highest commercial airport. At 9,070 feet above sea level, the airport offers picturesque views of the San Juan mountains. And now - getting to Telluride has never been easier. Direct and connecting air service is provided by Great Lakes Airlines and U.S. Airways Express through Denver and Phoenix. For more information, contact them directly at 970.728.5313.
Ground transportation is available from all airports. If you are not sure about the status of your flight, please contact the airline at least 3 hours prior.
For private pilots, the Telluride Regional Airport is a fixed base operator that can provide fuel and maintenance. For Air Charter services in the region, please click here for a list of Charter Service providers in the area.Top of the page
Telluride is centrally located in southwestern Colorado, along the scenic San Juan Skyway. A perfect base camp for adventures, Telluride is easily accessible from a variety of locations.
For current road conditions, call 877.315.7623 or go to www.cotrip.orgTop of the page
Everything in Telluride is within walking distance, so there is no need for a car. Telluride and Mountain Village both offer ground transportation, as well as a free gondola system to move between the two communities. This free gondola is the most convenient and scenic way to travel between Telluride and Mountain Village. The Gondola runs from 7 a.m. - 1 a.m. Thursday, 7 a.m. - 2 a.m. on both Friday and Saturday, and 7 a.m. - midnight on Sunday of the festival.
Parking is available in both Telluride and Mountain Village. We encourage guests to park and take advantage of the free gondola to travel between the two towns.Top of the page
The Festival Box Office is open during the week of the festival, and its hours of operation are:
The Festival Box Office is located at the Pacific Street entrance to Town Park, (cross Willow Street) behind the Telluride Post Office.Top of the page
All tickets are non-refundable and non-replaceable. Please keep them in a safe place!Top of the page
Each ticket holder must be present when exchanging tickets for wristbands at the Festival Box Office. An individual will not be able to receive wristbands for other ticket holders not present. Please bring a Valid Photo I.D.Top of the page
Tickets are on sale now! However, the start of our season ticket sales start each year on March 1st.Top of the page
The festival does sell out, so buy your tickets in advance! Tickets go on sale 10AM MST, March 1, unless March 1 falls on a weekend then tickets will go on sale that first Monday of March - with the exception of Single Day Tickets, which go on sale on June 15th at 10AM MST.
Please be aware that the VIP 3-Day Passes, Early Bird 3-Day Passes, Campground Vehicle Passes, and Campground RV Passes sell out within the first day. We do not reserve tickets in advance. The best way to purchase tickets is online at our website, or by calling toll-free 866-515-6166. The phones are busy, busy, busy—if you can purchase your tickets online, this is the recommended method of purchase.Top of the page
PrintPass is the ability to print your own tickets on your own time from your own computer. No waiting for the UPS guy or the mail guy, get your tickets quickly and at your own convenience. Save on shipping costs and print at home. $0.75 per ticket max $2.75 per order.Top of the page
Children 11 and under are free. However, children must be accompanied by an adult.Top of the page
Friday: gates open at 11:30AM
Saturday: gates open at 11:00AM
Sunday: gates open at 10:30AM
The festival typically runs until 9pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The music continues at 10PM in our local Juke Joints, located within the town of Telluride.Top of the page
A limited amount of handicap parking is available in the Telluride Town Park parking lot. Access to this parking is over the vehicle bridge at the main entrance to the Park. The festival is wheelchair accessible and we provide a space in front of the sound booth for those in wheelchairs. Handicap restrooms and porta-pottes are provided on the festival grounds.Top of the page
We do not have a specific parking lot for the festival. You are free to park wherever you can find a legal parking spot in Telluride. Please be aware that main street and its adjacent side streets are paid parking (meters) - the paid parking is enforced from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm MONDAY THRU SATURDAY. Sundays are excluded from parking enforcement. If you decide to park in the metered parking areas, you can purchase a receipt for up to three hours of parking at a rate of fifty cents per hour. During the festival weekend, permit parking (O, G, and W Residential Zone parking) does not apply. You may leave your vehicle parked in these areas for the duration of the festival. For more detailed information on available parking during the festival please stop at our informational barricade at the entrance to town.Top of the page