While everyone is still coming down from the high of the most epic winter EVER, it’s finally starting to feel like Spring in Telluride! With our snowpack peaking at 200% of normal and warmer temps on the way, lots of water adventures and wildflower hikes are sure to be enjoyed soon. With summer in mind, we wanted to reach out and give a quick update on a few important things (see below). Let us know if you plan to be in Telluride this summer, we’d love to see you!
It’s Almost Festival Season
May 25 – 29 / get tickets
Speakers include Bill McKibben, Teal Lehto, Cheryl Strayed, & Tom Shadyac, discussing topics from climate change and water to disturbance and artificial intelligence.
TELLURIDE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
June 15 – 18 / more info
Unfortunately, all tickets are sold-out. But don’t despair, you can usually find people selling tickets closer to festival time.
TELLURIDE YOGA FESTIVAL
June 22 – 25 / get tickets
TYF is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year with special guest, singer/songwriter, Jewel.
AMERICANA MUSIC FESTIVAL
July 13 – 16 / get tickets
Produced by Texas singer-songwriter Jack Ingram, featuring curated music and VIP experiences with artists.
August 17 – 19 / get tickets
A three-day food and wine event featuring top chefs, purveyors, winemakers, sommeliers and mixologists.
TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL
September 1 – 4 / more info
Telluride’s most star-studded event is already sold-out. You can get on the waitlist or enjoy the free movies and talks around town.
TELLURIDE BLUES & BREWS FESTIVAL
September 15 – 17 / get tickets
Icon Bonnie Raitt is set to perform at this local’s favorite with the best festival food around.
Summer Flight Schedule
The summer flight schedule includes direct flights into Montrose from: Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, & Phoenix. There will also be daily flights from Denver and Phoenix into Telluride.
Improvements continue at the Montrose airport. Get the latest construction updates HERE.
In case you missed it. Here’s some recent news from Telluride:
The Town of Telluride announced an emergency ordinance halting new construction in certain areas for a period of six months. Read article
A number of new businesses and a Marriott Hotel are currently under construction at the Colorado Outdoors development in Montrose. Read article
The 2022-2023 water year is a 30-yr record for the San Miguel Basin! Snowpack peaked around 200% of the median average. Read article
2023 Q1 Real Estate Activity Report
At first glance, the percentage decrease in number of transactions and dollar volume YTD may seem significant. Yet, as the market normalizes, comparing it to the highs of the boom is an unfair assessment. To put things into perspective, San Miguel County’s dollar volume for the first quarter of 2023 was the third highest on record.