Durango Fall Festivals 2023 – CO Fall Events

Four Corners Folk Festival - Pagosa Springs, CO - Sep 1 to Sep 3, 2023
Folk music festival in Pagosa Springs CO, with camping and other fun available

Telluride Film Festival - Telluride, CO - Sep 1 to Sep 4, 2023
Annual film festival in Telluride

Colorfest Balloon Festival - Pagosa Springs, CO - Sep 15 to Sep 17, 2023
Durango has a lot of fun planned during the weekend of this balloon festival, including a Wine & Food Festival on Friday (21+), and Bands & Brews Festival on Saturday! Mass balloon ascensions will take place both Saturday and Sunday morning, meaning the fun and festivities roll on all weekend! 5k Color Run on Sunday morning. Brews and Balloon festivals feature events for all ages, check out the Pagosa Chamber page for more info and ticketing availability!

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival - Telluride, CO - Sep 15 to Sep 17, 2023
One of the most scenic music festivals and craft beer tastings returns for another year in a beautiful mountain resort town, Telluride! Musical offerings include blues, funk, jam bands, indie, rock, gospel and soul – plus microbrewery offerings from around the country, food and craft vendors, children’s activities, late night shows, and more! Camping options are available too!

Uncorked Wine and Music Festival - Lake City, CO - Sep 16 to Sep 16, 2023
Lake City DIRT hosts a festival the third weekend of September with artists and food vendors, musical acts, wine tastings, and a beer booth amid the fall colors and historic downtown. Bring your hiking boots and fishing pole to complete your weekend in Lake City!

Durango Autumn Arts Festival - Durango, CO - Sep 16 to Sep 17, 2023
The Durango Arts Center is excited to present fine art and fine craft by makers from around the country. This festival takes place amidst the fall colors on quaint Second Avenue in historic downtown Durango, Colorado.

Lake City Oktoberfest and Fall Festival - Lake City, CO - Sep 30 to Sep 30, 2023
Enjoy music, food, and beer in the Lake City Town Park during the Lake City Oktoberfest and Fall Festival. With games, events, and activities for all ages, this is a family-friendly event

Telluride Horror Show - Telluride, CO - Oct 13 to Oct 15, 2023
Colorado’s first and longest-running horror film festival returns for another year, with the latest genre films from all around the world, and visitors from near and far for a three-day gathering in the mountain resort town of Telluride. Enjoy horror, suspense, thriller, dark fantasy, sci-fi and dark comedy in various venues, with over 20 feature films and 50+ short films (some making their US premiere for the first time!) plus special programs, guests and other events.

Animas Valley Balloon Rally - Durango, CO - Oct 20 to Oct 22, 2023
Take in Colorado’’s stunning fall colors from above at the Animas Valley Balloon Rally. This family-friendly event features morning mass ascensions and nighttime balloon glows.