Enjoy the 4th of July in Telluride

Enjoy the 4th of July in Telluride

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It’s that time of year again. Tellurites bust out the red, white and blue decor, dress in patriotic finery and enjoy the town-wide party of the year, all to celebrate the birthday of our country! There is no better place to be for the holiday than in Telluride. What will you be missing if you can’t make it? Telluride Luxury has the play-by-play.


Telluride Rundola | 8 am | base of the Gondola in Town of Telluride

The Telluride Rundola is a foot race from the Town of Telluride to the ridge at the gondola mid-station put on by the Telluride Foundation.

Enjoy a morning of sweat and fun! Participants may run or hike! Register HERE. Find more info about the race HERE.

Annual Historic 4th of July Parade | 11 am | Telluride Main Street

Head on over to Colorado Avenue (Main Street) at 11 am for the amazing, historic 4th of July Parade! From amazing floats to airplane fly overs, you are sure to have a blast!

4th of July at the Museum | 12:30pm-3 pm | Telluride Historical Museum

Don’t miss the spectacular Ute drummers and dancers honoring our veterans. Come and enjoy refreshing lemonade as you take-in the traditional Ute dancing! Find out more HERE.

Firemen’s 4th Barbeque | after the parade | Telluride Town Park

Looking for some good food and fun? Head on down to Telluride Town Park after the Parade to enjoy mouthwatering BBQ, cooked by the Telluride Fire Department staff! Only $12 a plate for adults, $7 for kids.

Firework Show | at dark | Town of Telluride

After a two-year hiatus (due to wildfire danger), the amazing Telluride firework display is back and there isn’t a bad seat to view it from! Head on over to Telluride Town Park for an up-close-and-personal view. Or head up Tomboy Road or the gondola mid-station for a more private viewing.

CONTACT US for your 4th of July lodging needs at contact@telluriderentals.net or by phone at 970.728.0461.

Need some more 4th of July inspiration? Check-out our Pinterest album for Telluride 4th pictures and decor and food options!

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