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November 7th, 2019

Holiday Prelude 2019

Get into the holiday spirit in Telluride during the Holiday Prelude. Held from December 1 through December 15, attendees will enjoy two weeks of hoilday activities including tree lighting ceremonies, a trip to the North Pole to visit Santa, live music, kids crafts and cookie making, and a lot more. Don't miss out on everything Telluride and Mountain Village have to offer this holiday season! 


November 29-December 1
Telluride Arts Bazaar, 5-8 pm, Telluride Elk's Lodge

December 1-8
Young People’s Theatre “Once Upon a Mattress”, Sheridan Opera House

December 4
Noel Night, 5 pm, various stores in the Town of Telluride

December 6-8
Telluride Fire Festival, Dec 6th-8th, Telluride & Mountain Village

December 7
Olde Fashioned Christmas at Schmid Ranch

December 14

  • Curling Demo, 10am at Reflection Plaza
  • Free Ice Skating, 12-4pm at Reflection Plaza
  • Ride the Polar Express to the North Pole, 1-5pm at the Gondola @ Oak Street
  • Kids Train Rides, 1-5pm Throughout All Plazas
  • Live Reindeer, 1-5pm at Sunset Plaza
  • Sledding, 4:30-6pm at the base of Chair 4
  • Santa's Village, 1-5pm at the Telluride Conference Center
  • Local Kids Skating Show, 6:15-7pm at Reflection Plaza
  • Tree Lighting and Caroling, 6-6:15pm at Heritage Plaza
  • Ice Skating Party with DJ, 7-9pm at Reflection Plaza

December 15:

  • Ride the Polar Express to the North Pole, 1-4pm at Gondola @ Oak Street
  • Kids Train Rides, 1-4pm Throughout all plazas
  • Free Ice Skating, 1-4pm at Reflection Plaza
  • Sittin with Santa, 1-4 at Red Gondola Photo Booth


Take a tour in the Telluride Historical Museum during the holiday season and enjoy the seasonal decor! Lights, garland and more! 

Telluride Non-Profit Holiday Events:

Telluride Angel Baskets: Help a family in need this holiday season by giving to the Telluride Angel Basket fund!



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