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    December in Crested Butte

    December in Crested Butte!

    Crested Butte Mountain Resort had a successful opening weekend. It was fun to be back on the slopes! Photo below from Travel Crested Butte.

    December Happenings

    Downtown Historic Walking Tours – Dec 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th. Meet at the Mountain Heritage Museum and immerse yourself in Crested Butte’s history.

    Movie Nights at the Center, Elf – Dec 11th. Venture out to the Center for the Arts to watch Elf. Concessions, themed cocktails and drinks will be available for purchase.

    Winter Watercolor and Wine Dec 14th. Artist, Karen Hill, leads the town in painting the famous Crested Butte Wildflowers. Wine and spritzers are available for those over 21.

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas – Dec 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, & 21st. Sit back and enjoy an adapted performance of this Christmas classic at the Center of the Arts.

    Clara’s Dream A Walking Nutcracker – Dec 23rd. Local company dancers perform the Nutcracker story at the Center for the Arts.

    Movie Nights at the Center, Muppets Most Wanted – Dec 27th. Venture out to the Center for the Arts to watch Muppets Most Wanted. Concessions themed cocktails and drinks will be available for purchase.

    Don’t forget about Butte Bucks! Butte Bucks cost $8 per coin and are valid for $10 at participating businesses! Butte Bucks are available for purchase and use until December 13th. Pick up your Butte Bucks at the Crested Butte Visitor Center. Crested Butte is much more than just downhill skiing.

    Check out the many activities our town has to offer: Dog sledding, fat biking, cross-country skiing, sledding/tubing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice-skating, and more.

    Market Conditions

    What a year it’s been! Crested Butte real estate had a record year! New listings are up 45% and under contracts are up 208%. We currently have $104M under contract. Months supply of inventory for Crested Butte is 2.5 and for Mt Crested Butte 5.3 (if no new listing came on the market, in 2.5 or 5.3 months inventory would be at zero). I haven’t seen inventory this low in decades. If you are thinking of selling, now’s a perfect time!

    Vail Resorts Update

    Vail continues to utilize the reservation system. Frustrations were running high on opening weekend as reservations were very limited and many were unable to attain a spot. We hope it will get better as more terrain opens. Early season booking is for pass holders only. The core season starts on December 8th. For more information on the reservation system, please Click Here

    If you would like to hear more about our market or see the latest inventory, please visit our website, CrestedButteLiving.com.

    I hope you and your family are doing well. We are here for you anytime, please call, email, or stop in!

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