December in Crested Butte
December is a fabulous time to be in Crested Butte! With all our early season snow, it really is a winter wonderland. Photo below courtesy of TravelCrestedButte.
December 7th – Light up the Night, Town of Crested Butte
The parade will walk up Elk Avenue stopping in front of the Brick Oven where Santa will light up the town’s Christmas Tree. For those in the Christmas spirit, try the new Reindeer Scavenger Hunt. Click Here for details.
December 8th – Light up the Night, Mt Crested Butte
Santa will light up Mt Crested Butte’s Christmas Tree in Mountaineer Square. Enjoy live music, s’mores, hot cocoa and pictures with Santa. Events starts at 5:30.
December 11th – Paint your own pottery
This is the perfect gift that friends and family will cherish for years. Painting is at Montanyas and will be ready for pick up 2 days after the event. Click Here for details.
December 12th – Whiskey School
Interested to learn more about the most popular spirit in America? Come to Whiskey School at the Center for the Arts. Click Here for details.
December 15th – Santa Ski and Crawl
Help us set the world record for the most skiing Santas! A fun event and a great way to get into the holiday spirit. Click Here for details.
December 15th – CB Annual Holiday Bazaar
Come support local venders and finding creative and fabulous holiday gifts. The kids will love the craft workshop including an appearance from Santa. From 10:00 – 4:00 at Queen of All Saints.
December 17th – Rock on Ice
Watch as artist carve blocks of ice into temporary masterpieces. The ice sculptures are amazing and make for great selfies! Located in the courtyard at Mountaineer Square.
December 20th – Crested Butte Film Festival presents Three Identical Strangers
Three young men separated at birth are reunited and find out they are triplets. Click Here for more information.
December 21st – Holiday Movie and PJ Party
Come to the Center for the Arts for their annual Holiday Movie and PJ Party. This is a family-friendly event, doors open at 5:00. Click Here for details.
December 22nd – Magic Meadows Yurt Dinner
If you haven’t had dinner at the Yurt – please put this on your calendar! There are many dates all winter long (December has 8 dinners). Click Here for details and to make a reservation.
December 28th – Warren Miller Face of Winter
Pay tribute to the Godfather of skiing in this 69th installment from Warren Miller Entertainment. This event will sell out. Purchase tickets HERE.
December 31st – Torchlight Parade
I love this event and never miss it (just ask my kids, I make them go 🙂 The torchlight parade and fireworks are the perfect start to your New Year’s Eve celebration. It’s cold – so dress warm! Parade starts at dusk.
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I hope to see you on the slopes.