Frequently Asked Questions

No pets are allowed to attend any Festival events held inside. The Grand Tastings in the Mountain Village which are outside and under tents are open to all, and those without wristbands/TWF glasses will NOT be served. Well-behaved children are welcome, but will not be served.
This is mostly an adult-only, over-21 festival; IDs will be required to verify age and all adults will be clearly marked as attendees and participants.

Colorado law prohibits the sale of wine by the glass/bottle at the festival. You can, however place an order with the winemaker, which will be shipped to you directly form the winery.
Colorado Wineries hold a special permit and can sell wine both by the glass, and by the bottle. They will be in Elks Park both Friday and Saturday all day, and are free to visit for samples. You must be able to prove you are over 21 to receive a sample
You are encouraged to visit our local retail wine shops to purchase your favorite wines, as many will be specially priced the weekend of the festival.

Local restaurants will be serving up samples to those with wristbands and TWF glasses at both the Friday and Saturday Grand Tastings. At the Friday night Toast of Telluride, each venue will be trying to outdo the other with their small nibbles There will also be luncheons, dinners and small plates at some of the seminars.

Check out current offers from our lodging partners at our Lodging Partners page.

Bring up your ticket on your phone and come to the location of your event. We will scan your ticket and welcome you to the event!

At this time tickets can only be purchased online. In the past we have offered walk-up sales, and plan to do so at all events that are not sold–out. Online is the most convenient option. Click HERE for available tickets.

No. You must empty your wine glass before you leave one venue to reach another. Dump buckets will be located at the exits. Wine cannot leave the grounds of any event.

Yes. These tickets are half price; attendees will receive different credentials and no wine glass for the walk-around events ONLY. They will be ONLY available at the main ticket office. Please call our offices directly if you have questions: (970} 728-9790

We apologize for any inconvenience, but just like a concert or sporting event, there are no refunds.

We will do our best to run the event as planned. The event will most likely be held, rain or shine, just like a sporting event. The mountain outdoors can be unpredictable in the fall, so bring summer and winter gear along with an umbrella!

We would be happy to answer additional questions! Contact us or call (970) 728-9790