Upcoming Fire Festival

We are hard at work planning 2016 Telluride Fire Festival. Check back for updates.

  • Jan. 14-18, 2015
  • 15 Friday
  • 16 Saturday
  • 17 Sunday

Artists and Performers

Keep your eyes peeled for all the latest news about our fabulous fire performers. Fractal Tribe and Dance of the Sacred Fire will be coming back to wow all again for 2016.


Telluride Mountain Village and Town of Telluride

 Telluride, CO 81435
Make a Hotel Reservation

The Telluride Fire Festival is centered around a public and interactive experience of fire artistry in Telluride, Colorado — FREE TO ALL. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 5pm- 8pm, watch spontaneous fire performances and view the many forms of fire art — “art cars”, fire dancers, and fire-emitting sculptures. Additional evening ticketed musical entertainment is available at a variety of venues…check back for more details.

We recommend to book your hotel and flight around 2-3 months before the event – this time period will guarantee a good selection of hotel rooms. Please visit our Plan Your Trip page.

Nearest airports:
Telluride (10 miles)
Montrose (65 miles)
Cortez (75 miles)
Durango (128 miles)
Grand Junction (127 miles)

Become a sponsor

Our sponsor community will enrich the Festival experience and help sustain our goal of year-round fire artist workshops/programs produced by the not-for-profit Telluride Fire Festival.

Want to be a sponsor? Email Telluride Fire Festival today.Get Ad Rate Sheet/Promotional Opportunities information.



All necessary informations about the upcoming events

How to buy a tickets for the upcoming events?

Tickets go on sale in the fall. We will have online purchasing at that time. Simply click on the item you are interested and check out. You may also buy tickets at hospitality during the event weekend.

How many tickets are available?

Each event has a unique number of available tickets. check their respective listings for details.

It is possible to cancel my purchased tickets?

We are unable to provide cancellations or refunds once you have made a ticket purchase.

I want to volunteer. What do I need to so to volunteer and can I get a free ticket for volunteering?

We love volunteerism! Please fill out the form on our participate page and let us know what day (s) you wish to volunteer. Each four hour volunteer segment gets you access to a ticketed event. If you volunteer for 10 hours, you will get a ticket for the Saturday night fundraiser “Ball” at The Mine. Do please provide your age and any experience that might be helpful.

Who can help me during the event?<

We have hospitality set up at the Sheridan Opera House every day from 10-5pm. Staff can help you with purchasing tickets, wristbands for events and any questions you may have.

I want to be a fire performer – how can I get involved?

We are looking for volunteer fire performers for Telluride Fire Festival, January 2016.  If you are interested in performing please fill out the form on ourparticipate and provide some information for us so we can contact you.