Telluride Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade


Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade

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December 24, 2019 - December 24, 2019


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Official Website: Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade
Event Phone Number: (877) 358-7122

Telluride sets the perfect holiday scene with the Christmas eve torchlight parade. The 60-100 Telluride Ski Area employees can be seen from town, as they ski down Coonskin to Telluride Trail and into town with glowing torches. The parade is a festive way to celebrate the season and is a beautiful stream of light and motion.

  • Viewing from town is easy and popular spots include Main Street, Pacific Street, and Columbia Avenue
  • A Christmas Eve event
  • Grab your hot chocolate and mittens

Overview: Telluride's torchlight parade tradition began in 1972 with the opening of the ski area. Since then, the honor of skiing with the torches has been passed from the ski patrol to the ski school yet the enjoyment of the spectators remains the same. The Christmas eve parade unites locals and vacationers alike as the happiness and festive cheering is universal.

Where: The parade can be seen from all over town but the parade itself takes place on the slopes of Telluride resort

When: Christmas Eve every year

Cost: This event is free for everyone to see

Details: Viewing from town is easy and popular spots include Main Street, Pacific Street, and Columbia Avenue. So, grab some hot chocolate and come enjoy this picturesque holiday setting complete with snowy mountains, lights, garlands, red bows, and glowing torches.

Click Here to visit the official event website.
Event Phone Number: (877) 358-7122

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