Gunnison teen’s project to highlight Fire Festival 

Excerpted from Gunnison Times: Will Shoemaker, Times Editor The smell of propane wafted from a long metal tube as Max Ewy flicked a lighter over small drill holes, igniting the apparatus in a long line of short flames. Ewy rushed around the tube to queue punk music, sent through a speaker at one end of the cylinder. […]

Breaking News Update: Fire Ball Fundraiser

The Festival culminates in this spectacular fundraising Fire Ball and Barn Burning: a unique setting atop the gondola at Station St Sophia in the 30-foot high vaulted ceilinged venue. This location is ideal for both in-town and Mountain Village guests. This fete, where audience will become artist, offers a truly unique experience, combining exhibition with […]

Break news: Pub Crawl!

We’ve added a fire-themed Pub Crawl to our event line up…
Friday January 15, 3-5pm

The Shack To-Hell-U-RIde

The Fire Festival art car was created to resemble a turn-of-the-century miner’s shack. The actual shack, created with 100-year old wood sits on a cut down 1989 Ford Transporter Van. The shack literally appears to “float” along the road as the tires are completely hidden from view by rusted corrugated steel. The interior boasts a […]

Dance of the Sacred Fire Jan 15…

Fire spinners Melanie Finan, left, and Maciej Mrotek performed on the deck at Mountain Lodge Telluride—free to guests— on Thursday night at the January 2015 Festival. The performance kicked off the inaugural Telluride Fire Festival. The festival continued over the long weekend with interactive fire art, fire art cars, fire dancing and live music in […]

See more images of the Fire Festival Art Car

A view of the Telluride Fire Festival Art Car