Breckenridge Events

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Things to do in Breckenridge today, this week and in the coming months

Local Activities & Events

Looking for something to do in Breckenridge today, this week or in the coming months?  You’ve come to the right place.  Plan out your visit with our calendar of things to do.  Breckenridge offers a wide range of recreational, historical and cultural activities and events to participate in during your trip.

Please, check with the event provider as to whether there are any changes to the schedule before arriving at an event 


  • April 2023- Upper Village Pool and Hot Tub Closure

The Upper Village Pool and Hot Tubs will close for the season in April 2023, exact dates TBD.  They will re-open for the summer season in May 2023.  Please visit for more information. 


  • May 30th, 2023- Breckenridge Ski Resort Closing Day

Breckenridge Ski Resort will close for the 2022-2023 season on May 30th, 2023 pending current snowpack conditions.  For more information on Breckenridge Ski Resort’s spring operations please click here.


  • July 4th, 2023- Independence Day Celebration

Every Independence Day, Breckenridge comes alive with patriotism, parties and the annual Main Street Parade.  It’s a day of celebration that includes athletic competitions, live music, art festivals, family activities and a few of our favorite small-town traditions.  Click here for this year’s schedule of events and more information. 


  • August 11-20th, 2023- Breckenridge International Festival of Arts

A celebration of adventure, play and creativity, the Breckenridge International Festival of Arts (BIFA) is a 10-day program of extraordinary events in spectacular places and spaces across Breckenridge. Inspired by themes of environment and mountain culture, this multi-arts festival brings together a variety of performances, exhibitions, screenings, workshops, talks, and surprise collaborations, with an eclectic mix of music, dance, film, visual arts, open-air spectacle and family entertainment.

Tickets will go on sale in the spring/summer of 2023.  Click here for more information.


  • August-24th-26th 2023- Breckenridge Wine Classic

Raise your glasses and join us as we uncork the can’t miss wine festival of the season! Breckenridge Wine Classic is your chance to grow your knowledge and enjoy top-quality food and wines from vineyards around the world. Master sommeliers, chefs and winemakers invite the public to play, wine and dine during the height of Breckenridge’s fall colors. The event combines a Grand Tasting at Beaver Run,  wine pairing dinners and seminars to create a weekend of fine food and foliage.  Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. 


  • September 15-17th, 2023- Breckenridge Oktoberfest

Hoist a stein at the largest Oktoberfest street party in the Rocky Mountains and find numerous restaurants will featuring German-themed beer, wine and food pairings throughout the coinciding Oktoberfest celebration. Strap on some lederhosen, sample authentic German cuisine and enjoy the golden glow of the aspen trees changing colors.  Click here for more information. 


  • September 2023- Breckenridge Film Festival

2023 Dates TBD.  Click here for more information. 


  • September 29-31st, 2023- Breckenridge Strings, Beers & Ciders

Beer and Cider are some of the most loved beverages in the universe and the route to all things magnificent. Add in some live Bluegrass, delicious food, gorgeous Breckenridge mountain views and great friends, and you have an irresistible recipe for making magic!  These indulgences all come together for the Breckenridge Strings, Beers & Ciders festival.  Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. 


  • September through October 2023- Breckenridge’s Fall Colors

Fall is the time to take advantage of all the warm-weather activities before the winter months arrive. There are plenty of summer activities still available throughout the fall such as hikingbikinghorseback ridingfishing, and golfing just to name a few. Photographers from all over the world travel to the Rocky Mountains in the autumn to capture the colorful foliage of the aspen trees set against the majestic backdrop of the towering peaks. The short-lived nature of this season makes fall a truly a magical time of the year in Breckenridge.


  • October 2023- Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival

The Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival is Colorado’s premier craft spirits festival, bringing together some of the finest distillers to share their talents, fun times, artisan snacks and the quality spirits. The Breckenridge community turns into a distilling-mecca with one-of-a-kind experiences planned throughout the weekend. The Still on the Hill Grand Tasting, held at the Riverwalk Center, is the festival’s premier event and most sought after ticket of the weekend.  Click here for more information. Exact dates TBD.