Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival
Oct
18
to Oct 20

Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival

  • Main Street Breckenridge, CO, 80443 United States (map)
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Join us this October 18-20, 2019 for the annual Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival featuring small-batch distillers, artisan spirit seminars, a spirited cooking class, scavenger hunt, fine local cuisine and of course, plenty of sampling. Meet the distillers and taste the creations of 40 distillers Saturday night at the main event, the Still on the Hill Grand Tasting!

BRECKENRIDGE CRAFT SPIRITS FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Still on the Hill Grand Tasting

  • Distilling workshops

  • Tours

  • After parties

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Dia De Los Muertos
Nov
1
to Nov 3

Dia De Los Muertos

  • Main Street Breckenridge, CO, 80443 United States (map)
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Dia De Los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead,” is a multi-day, traditional Mexican holiday celebrating ancestors and loved ones who’ve passed. This is not a day of sadness, but a day where the dead come alive to celebrate with family and friends, and to come together support one another’s spiritual journeys.

Join us in this November 1- 2, along with BreckCreate, for a celebration filled with arts and crafts, live performances, featured installations, face painting and more. Learn about new cultures and traditions, right here in Breckenridge!

Dia De Los Muertos Highlights:

  • Live Performances

  • Face Painting

  • Arts and Crafts

  • Art Installations

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Lighting of Breckenridge & Race of the Santas
Dec
7
3:00 PM15:00

Lighting of Breckenridge & Race of the Santas

  • Main Street Breckenridge, CO, 80443 United States (map)
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The first weekend in December begins Breckenridge’s annual transformation into a sparkling holiday scene. Participate in the Lighting of Breckenridge & Race of the Santas, where hundreds of jolly look-alikes race and watch as Santa uses his magic to light up the town for the season.

  • Race of the Santas down Main Street

  • Holiday Dog Parade

  • Lighting of Breckenridge

  • Meet Santa

Registration
Registration for Race of the Santas will open early October.

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Breckenridge Ullr Fest
Dec
11
to Dec 16

Breckenridge Ullr Fest

  • Main Street Breckenridge, CO, 80443 United States (map)
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Ullr Fest will celebrate 57 years this December 11-15, 2019, and the Town of Breckenridge invites snow lovers of all ages to join the party. During Ullr Fest in Breckenridge, don’t be surprised to see horned Viking hats adorning the heads of skiers and snowboarders, the biggest bonfire in town, and more than 12,000 Ullr enthusiasts filling the streets for the Ullr Parade with crazy float participants skiing off jumps on Main Street or gliding along town in a hot tub. Join us to rejoice with Ullr himself… he’s ready for a good party.

  • Take part in the Ullr Parade down Main Street

  • Break the 2019 Breckenridge Distillery “unofficial” World Record

  • Prove your dedication to the cold at Ullr Ice Plunge

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New Year's Eve Celebration
Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve Celebration

Breckenridge is one of the best places to be in the Colorado Rockies on New Year’s Eve. The town is bustling with activity, there are perfect opportunities to make new friends and the dining and nightlife are something not to miss. We’re known for being laid-back and friendly, and that holds true on one of the country’s biggest holidays. Whether you want to ooh and ahh over fireworks, dance, have a romantic dinner or kiss that special someone at midnight, you’ve come to the right place.

Event Highlights:

  • Fireworks

  • NYE Holiday Dinners

  • Torchlight Parade

  • Reggae on the Blue

  • Late-Night Parties

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Big Beers Festival
Jan
9
to Jan 11

Big Beers Festival

Join us for the Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival, January 9-11 in Breckenridge, Colorado.

The perfect combination for a Winter Wonderland getaway: A world-class beer festival in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Meet renowned brewmasters and brewery owners, taste hundreds of big, Belgian style, and experimental beers, explore beer & food pairings, and learn from an impressive array of brewmasters and industry experts over an action-packed three day weekend.

As a novice, an aficionado, or an advanced homebrewer, you can enjoy an unprecedented opportunity to discuss beer with the amazing people who make it happen. Dig in further to learn more about this little festival in the mountains that the beer industry holds in such high esteem. PURCHASE TICKETS

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Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships
Jan
20
to Jan 29

Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships

During the Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships, 16 teams from around the world descend on Breckenridge, Colorado to hand-carve 20-ton blocks of snow into enormous, intricate works of art. Artists are only allowed to use hand tools, creativity and inspiration to bring their ideas to life. No power tools allowed! Teams sculpt countless hours across five days (totaling around 96 hours), resulting in a temporary outdoor art gallery in historic downtown Breckenridge!

This is and has always been a free event open to the general public.

Competition/ Sculpting Days:  January 20-24, 2020

Viewing Days: January 24-29, 2020

The event site will close at 7:00 pm. on January 29 and the Sculptures will be taken down.

2019 International Snow Sculpture Championships Insider’s Guide

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Film Festival
Sep
19
to Sep 22

Film Festival

The Breck Film Fest delivers compelling film experiences year-round as the Summit Film Society and through an annual festival. Held in September, the festival celebrates the art of film-making with a diverse selection of filmmakers gathered from around the globe to engage and inspire with their unique storytelling. Add in 90+ independent films and premieres, plus forums and parties amidst the fall colors in the Colorado Rockies, and its no wonder that USA Today named the Breckenridge Film Festival as one of the Top 20 Film Festivals in the United States.

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Labor Day Weekend
Aug
31
to Sep 2

Labor Day Weekend

Come to Breckenridge for Labor Day Weekend. Enjoy beautiful autumn temperatures and exciting events like the Summit Foundation’s Rubber Duck Race supporting the Summit Foundation, the annual Sidewalk Sale featuring over 74 shops around Breckenridge, and the Great Divide Arts Festival featuring over 100 artists with a wide range of mediums including photography, wood, glass, jewelry and pottery. Bring the whole family and watch as hundreds of ducks race down the Blue River at the Riverwalk Center, participate in free activities, stroll and shop along Main Street and the Art Festival and snack on yummy food throughout town.

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Hogfest - Bacon & Bourbon
Aug
23
to Aug 25

Hogfest - Bacon & Bourbon

  • Main Street Breckenridge, CO, 80443 United States (map)
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Bacon is the most loved food in the universe and the route to all things swine and divine.  Add in the quintessential American liquor, bourbon; mind blown. These indulgences come together for Breckenridge Hogfest – Bacon & Bourbon.

Meat connoisseurs will be able to taste their way through a spectrum of pork samples, premium whiskeys, single malt scotches and barrel-aged spirits while enjoying live music and mixology below Peak Nine.  We want to speak to palates of all distinctions and our golden rule will be to feature the best of the best to the brownest of the brown.

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The Breck Epic
Aug
11
to Aug 16

The Breck Epic

  • Breckenridge Village Breckenridge, CO United States (map)
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The Breck Epic is a 6-day mountain bike race held in and around the backcountry surrounding Breckenridge. Each stage begins and ends in town, allowing racers to stay in one place for the entire event. The race is 220-240 miles long and features roughly 40,000 feet of vertical gain (and loss)! Courses get tweaked from year to year as new trails get built, decommissioned or authorized.

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International Festival of Arts
Aug
9
to Aug 18

International Festival of Arts

  • Breckenridge Breckenridge, CO, 80424 United States (map)
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The Breckenridge International Festival of Arts (BIFA) returns to the high country for a fifth year with its celebration of adventure, play and creativity from August 9–18, 2019. From aerial artistry and in-river performance installations to gypsy folk-punk and the return of a stone-hearted troll, BIFA offers an exhilarating program of extraordinary events in spectacular places and spaces across Breckenridge, Colorado.

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Independence Day Celebration
Jul
4
7:00 AM07:00

Independence Day Celebration

  • Main Street Breckenridge, CO, 80443 United States (map)
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Each Independence Day, we kick off the Breckenridge 4th of July party with a 10K trail run, followed by the Firecracker 50 mountain bike race and the Main Street parade. Family activities, live music, and a performance by the National Repertory Orchestra are not to be missed! Check out Breckenridge Creative Arts’ “Street Arts: Spangled,” which celebrates street, pavement and graffiti arts with outdoor murals, installations, workshops and pop-up art.

Colorado’s low humidity has its perks, but can also can create dry conditions. In January 2019, The Town of Breckenridge Town Council passed an indefinite ban on public and private fireworks, regardless of the current weather trends, to align with safe environmental practices. The Town of Breckenridge places the highest value on safety and thanks guests in advance for refraining from using fireworks within Breckenridge. Summit County officials and residents take wildfires very seriously; fireworks of any kind are prohibited within town limits.

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