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Holiday Prelude 2013

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Holiday Prelude 2013 was a great event. We are looking forward to Holiday Prelude 2014. Click here for this years event schedule. 

Come celebrate the season in Telluride during the Holiday Prelude. Held from December 4th through December 15th, attendees will 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 at only $89 per room, per night. Click here to view all Holiday Prelude lodging specials. Telluride Central Reservations will complete your wish list with a Holiday Prelude package that complements your style.

Calendar of Events: December 4th:
  • Noel Night, 5 pm, various stores in the Town of Telluride
December 6th: December 7th: December 8th: December 13th: December 14th: December 15th:

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

For more information about winter in Telluride, 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 4th and 15th and make holiday ornaments! 
Telluride Non-Profit Holiday Events: