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Let Your Holiday Spirit Soar High in the Rockies

  • Holiday Celebration | December 20-30, 2021

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Holidays at Madeline Hotel

At the height of the holidays, Telluride is truly a winter wonderland. We hope to see you fireside for evening s'mores, at our holiday tables for festive feasts, and surrounded by family at one of our workshops. We’ll share tales of the day—the best runs, the purest powder, the endless adrenaline rush—and raise a glass to the season and snow!

Exclusive Holiday Events

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Christmas Feasts

Gather with loved ones over a special Christmas Eve feast. Executive Chef Bill Greenwood's artfully prepared menu pairs rustic dishes, like roast pheasant and baked acorn squash, with fresh flavors like foie gras terrine served with huckleberry compote.
  • $125 per guest | $60 per child
  • Email BIKB@aubergeresorts.com to reserve your table
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Festive Daily Rhythms

Before a day of festive celebration and delicious holiday foods, give your body the gift of movement with one of The Madeline’s complimentary special wellness classes.
  • December 24 - Stoke Your Fire | 9:30-10:15am
  • December 25 - Receiving the Gifts of Breath | 9:30-10:15am
  • December 31 - Letting Go, Build, and Burn | 9:30-10:15am
  • January 1 - Breathe into Change | 9:30-10:15am
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Sounds from the Trees

Revel in an evening of holiday melodies and soulful sounds. Listen to your festive favorites while sipping on one of our craft cocktails, like the New Fashioned, and feasting on one of our signature dishes, like the 20z Rocky Mountain Elk Loin.
  • 6-8:30PM | Timber Room - Thursdays
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Après Alphorn

Soaring mountain peaks, rugged natural beauty and of course, stellar skiing - Switzerland and Telluride have plenty in common. With the Timber Room’s new Alphorn experience, figure in one more. General Manager Bryan Woody will blow a custom-made Bernatone Alphorn to signal the start of après celebrations.
  • 4:00PM | Timber Room - daily
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Sunset S'mores

Join us fireside for a family favorite tradition - graham crackers, chocolate and roasted marshmallows. Individual s’more kits will be provided for everyone to safely enjoy.
  • 5-6PM | Alpine Swim Club - daily
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Ice Skating in Reflection Plaza

Feel the unbridled joy of gliding over ice right on our doorstep on Reflection Plaza. Visit your Madeline Adventure Guide and retrieve a token for children's skates to be used at our rental shop for a day of carefree frivolity.
  • 12-8PM | Reflection Plaza - daily

December Festivities

Join us for a season of revelry and reflection.

Family playing games at Madeline

Monday, December 20, 202

Inquire at 970.369.8940
  • 2-4PM | Family Games in the Great RoomJoin your Madeline family in the great room for some festive fun and games. Watch your loved ones enjoy a healthy dose of competition while snacking on some holiday treats prepared by our culinary team. | The Great Room

Child making wax candle

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

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  • 4:15-6:00PM | Candle Making – Celebrate the longest and darkest of winter nights by creating a light to share with those you hold most dear. Making hand rolled beeswax candles is a family friendly activity for all ages. | Madeline Lobby

Ice Skating at Madeline

Thursday, December 23, 2021

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  • 5-6PM | Games on the IceRed and Green are more than just holiday colors this season! Red Light, Green Light takes on a new challenge on the ice this winter season. Join the Madeline team to play classic games with a frosty twist. | Reflection Plaza

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Christmas Eve | Friday, December 24, 2021

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  • 5-5:30PM | Stores and S’moresSavor the holiday spirit this Christmas Eve with some fireside storytelling. Travel the world through the power of prose and learn how different cultures celebrate the shortest days of the year. | Alpine Swim Club

  • 5-9PM | Christmas DinnerAt Madeline, we know the most memorable holiday meals are the ones spent with those you cherish most. This festive season, gather with loved ones over a special Christmas Eve or Christmas Day feast to remember featuring Executive Chef Bill Greenwood’s elevated takes on the classics inspired by the incredible bounty of the Western Slope. Dine on roasted winter pheasant with sourdough-apple stuffing, baked acorn squash studded with candied pecans, and a decadently delicious bourbon pecan pie. If you’re looking to veer from a traditional dinner, enjoy a luscious foie gras terrine with wild huckleberry compote, cast-iron seared organic salmon and silky chocolate custard topped with orange-liqueur whipped cream. | $125 per guest, $60 per child (not including tax and gratuity). Email BIKB@aubergeresorts.com to reserve your table.

Christmas Menu
Hearth and fire

Monday, December 27

Inquire at 970.369.8940
  • 2-4PM | Family Games in the Great RoomJoin your Madeline family in the great room for some festive fun and games. Watch your loved ones enjoy a healthy dose of competition while snacking on some holiday treats prepared by our culinary team. | The Great Room

Kids reading in bed

Wednesday, December 29

Inquire at 970.369.8940
  • 4:15-6:00PM | Candle Making Celebrate the longest and darkest of winter nights by creating a light to share with those you hold most dear. Making hand rolled beeswax candles is a family friendly activity for all ages. | Madeline Lobby

Mixologist preparing cocktail

Thursday, December 30

Inquire at 970.369.8940
  • 5-6PM | Games on the Ice Red and Green are more than just holiday colors this season. Red Light, Green Light takes on a new challenge on the ice this winter season. Join the Madeline team to play classic games with a frosty twist. | Reflection Plaza

  • 9:30AM | Timber Room Mixology Class Out with the old in with the new. One of the oldest known cocktails is an Old Fashioned made with whiskey. One of our most popular drinks in The Timber Room is The New Fashioned. Learn ways to riff off an old fashioned and how to make it “new”. | Reflection Plaza

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