TELLURIDE, CO (Aug 24, 2011) — Book one last vacation at a Telluride lodge before the snow falls because the city is topping off our world-renowned festival season with famous actors, live blues and local brews.
Reservations for all of the season’s top Telluride events can be made through the Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge at 888-728-0355 or
Film Festival: September 2-5, www.telluridefilmfestival.org
What’s playing in Telluride is not revealed until you reach the mountains. In what has become the festival tradition, three distinguished artists will be honored with a silver medallion, one presented each night of the festival. Guest appearances by Francis Coppola, Jack Nicholson and Penelope Cruz have been made and Oscar-winning films have premiered at this legendary Telluride festival.
Blues and Brews Festival: September 16-18, www.tellurideblues.com
The three-day celebration of music and microbrews in Telluride Town Park features live blues, rock, funk, gospel and soul, in addition to food and craft vendors and children’s activities. At night, the festival flows into the Town of Telluride and Mountain Village with after-hours jams and late-night juke joints. This year’s lineup will include performances by Willie Nelson, Moe, The Flaming Lips, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Dweezil Zappa and the Lionel Young Band.
Telluride Photo Festival: September 26-October 2, www.telluridephotofestival.com
The world’s most renowned outdoor and adventure photographers will share their art and passion at the city’s inaugural Photography Festival. Just minutes from the Franz Klammer Lodge Telluride resort, this weeklong event, geared toward professional and experienced amateur photographers, features photography workshops, seminars, symposiums, portfolio reviews and exhibits.
Telluride Horror Show: October 14-16, www.telluridehorrorshow.com
For three days, horror fans are invited to experience the latest independent horror films in Telluride’s historic Sheridan Opera House and Nugget Theater. The festivities include feature films, short films, special programs, guests, and a party or two. If you love horror flicks then you don’t want to miss this.
There is nothing like a mountain getaway to allow friends and family to experience classic Colorado recreation, adventure and relaxation against breathtaking scenery. So, come witness Telluride in its most vibrant season!
About Fairmont Heritage Place
Fairmont Heritage Place, the private residence club division of the global luxury hotel company Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, is a collection of extraordinary residences offering vacation home ownership in some of the world’s most sought after locations. Whether perched 10,000 feet up a mountain, at the base of the ski slopes, a toe’s length from a barefoot stroll along the beach, or part of an urban oasis, Fairmont Heritage Place properties are exquisite in their luxurious décor and design. With uncompromising attention to detail, the finest comforts of home and a true reflection of the local destination, each property offers privileged access to an array of personalized services and amenities ensuring owners and guest feel at home. For additional information please visit: www.fairmontheritageplace.com
SOURCE: Fairmont Heritage Place