Celebrate the spirit of the west with Telluride's family-oriented Wild West Festival. For four days in early June, this festival celebratesthe culture and customs of the West. Come be a part of this unique festival and find fun for the whole family.
Organization: Sheridan Opera House
Dates: 06/03/2013 - 06/09/2013 update info
Time: 10:00:00 AM - 11:00:00 PM
Event Cost: varies
Venue: Sheridan Opera house in Telluride,CO
Contact: Ronnie Palamar
Phone: (970) 728-6363
The Sheridan Arts Foundation invites you to be a part of one of the most meaningful and exciting festivals of the Telluride community, the annual Wild West Fest. In 2012 we celebrate our 21st anniversary, with many exciting community events and enriching and educational experiences for all!
- The Wild West Fest is packed full of festive activities from workshops to cookouts.
- 4 days in early June
- Most events are free
Overview: The Wild West Fest is packed full of festive activities from workshops to cookouts. There are also horseback rides, hikes, historical mine tours, and Ranch Rodeo events. For many people, the live performances of music, dance, and theater are a highlight. Performances are held at the historic Sheridan Opera House, offering a glimpse into Telluride's mining past.
Where: Various locations throughout Telluride host events for the Wild West Fest including the Sheridan Opera House.
When: A four day celebration in early June
Cost: Most events are free for spectators. Special events may charge a small entry fee.
Details: The most significant aspect of the Wild West Fest is the "Mentorship Program," which rewards inner city and disadvantaged youths from across the United States by bringing them to Telluride a week of educational activities and a dose of Western fun. With so many events to take part in, it's no wonder the Wild West Fest is a highlight of Telluride's busy summer season.