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Holiday Prelude 2018

Get into the holiday spirit in Telluride during the Holiday Prelude. Held from December 1 through December 16, 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!  

Don't miss the special Holiday Prelude celebration In Mountain Village, December 15-16. 

Calendar of Events:

November 30-Dec 2:

  • Sheridan Arts Foundation presents "The Little Mermaid" at 6 pm
  • Telluride Arts Bazaar, 5-8 pm, Telluride Elk's Lodge

December 5:

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

December 6:

  • Sheridan Opera House presents Teton Gravity Research's "Far Out" at 5:30pm

December 7:

December 8:

December 9:

  • Christmas at Schmid Ranch, 12-4pm, Schmid Ranch

December 11:

  • La Traviata (Verdi), 11am at the Michael D. Palm Theatre

December 15:

  • 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 16:

  • 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
  • Santa's Village, 1-4pm at Telluride Conference Center


Telluride Non-Profit Holiday Events: