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Telluride 4th of July Celebration

2 Jul 2014
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Come join the town of Telluride in our Fourth of July Celebration! Begin your day with great laughs and water balloon fights, and keep the entertainment flowing with the delicious food, fun games and a fireworks display you’ll never forget! It’s small town fun at its finest.

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For a list and schedule of the day’s events, keep reading!

2014 Scheduled Events:

8am: Rundola – ($40 entry fee), Telluride Gondola Station

The Telluride Foundation is hosting the fourth annual Rundola, an open registration uphill foot race from Telluride to the gondola ridgeline.

Kid’s Race – ($18 entry fee), Telluride Gondola Station
Organized by One to One Mentoring, Kids will race to the top of Kids Hill Ski Run and receive hats, race bibs, breakfast and ribbons. 11am: Telluride 4th of July Parade, Main Street

Locals and visitors arrive to Main Street in the early morning hours to set up chairs and blankets in anticipation for this wonderful, annual event. Complete with homemade floats, families in costumes, music and a fly-over by amazing airplanes, this is an event not to be missed!

12pm: Telluride Firemen Picnic, Telluride Town Park

The aroma of BBQ fills the air surrounding Telluride Town Park during this annual picnic. $12 for adults, $7 for kids – Be sure to bring your appetite because our firemen always serve up great food, and a lot of it! Kids can enjoy games in the park, too!

Dusk: Fireworks Display, Telluride Town Park

Grab your blankets, lawn chairs and jackets and bring the family to Telluride Town Park for a breathtaking fireworks display, the likes of which you’ve never seen. Launched from firecracker hill, the firemen put on a beautiful show that echoes off the walls of our box canyon for everyone to enjoy.