Holiday Prelude 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of year in Telluride. Main Street is decked out in holiday fineries. Street lamps are wrapped with garland and white lights; historic buildings are lit up brightly in a cascade of cheerful colors, and white lights create a bright canopy above Main Street.

The Holiday Prelude, Dec. 7–18, is a great way to get into the holiday spirit. It features a line-up of festive events for the whole family. The two weeks includes a variety of events sure to spread some holiday cheer including lighting of the Ski Tree, cookie decorating, card making, sitting with Santa, train rides for kids and a Ride to the North Pole on the Gondola Express. The Mountain Village is offering a variety of free events and special discounts at participating restaurants and shops the weekend of Dec. 17-18.  In honor of the Gondola's 20th annivesary, a red gondola cabin will be placed in Heritage Plaza to serve as a photo booth for the weekend.  See the complete event schedule below.

Stay and ski packages during Holiday Prelude start at $138 per person (per night/based on double occupancy). Give yourself an early holiday gift and call 1-855-943-6300 now to book your Holiday Prelude stay. 

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December 17

December 18

  • Red Gondola photo booth in Heritage Plaza, All day, Free
  • Ice Skating, 12-4 pm, Hotel Madeline Ice Rink, Free

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