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Holiday Prelude 2012

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Come celebrate the holiday season in Telluride during the first Holiday Prelude. Held from December 5th through December 16th, attendees enjoy two weeks of seasonal activities from craft fairs to outdoor ice-skating parties to live music and festival activities. Don't miss out on everything Telluride and Mountain Village have to offer this holiday season! Lodging starts from only $69 per room, per night. Stay and ski from $98 per person, per night.

Calendar of Events: December 5th:
  • Noel Night, 5 pm, various stores in the Town of Telluride
December 7th: December 8th: December 9th: December 12th:
  • Snowboard World Cup: Day One, all day, Telluride Ski Resort
December 13th:
  • Telluride Skiercross/Boardercross World Cup, all day, Telluride Ski Resort
December 14th: December 15th: December 16th:

Check out the full list of events with details in The Watch’s special Holiday Prelude issue on newsstands. 

To see more about Telluride during the winter check out the electronic version of the winter Visitor Guide

  • Take a tour in the Telluride Historical Museum during the holiday season and enjoy the seasonal decor! Lights, garland and more! 
  • Take your kids to the Wilkinson Public Library any time during the weekends between December 5th and 16th and make holiday ornaments! 
Telluride Non-Profit Holiday Events:
  • Telluride Angel Baskets: Help a family in need this holiday season by giving to the Telluride Angel Basket fund!
  • Telluride Foundation's "Telluride Gives" fundraiser allows donors to choose from all charities that the Foundation contributes to for three days only, December 12-14th.