Winter Events in Breckenridge
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November 8, 2019
Breckenridge Ski Area Opening Day
December 7, 2019
The Lighting of Breckenridge and Race of the Santas
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.
December 11–15, 2019
Breckenridge Ullr Fest
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.
December 25, 2019
December 31–January 1, 2020
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.
January 9–11, 2020
Big Beers Festival
Join us for the Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival. January 19-11 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.
January 20–29, 2020
International Snow Sculpture Championships- PINE RIDGE CONDOMINIUMS TO ONCE AGAIN HOST SNOW SCULPTING TEAM!
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!
February 14-16, 2020
February 25, 2020
March 1–May 31, 2020
Breckenridge Spring Events
Spring in Breckenridge is back! March and April are widely known for having the best snow in Colorado, along with sunny bluebird days, special events, and great deals. There’s no better way to send off the season than with Breckenridge's Spring Events!
March 1-17, 2020
St. Patrick's Day Celebration
April 1–5, 2020
Our authentic, rockin’ little mountain town is home to all the goods this Spring! Join us during Breck Pride for daily après parties, on-mountain guided tours, spring beer festival and LGBT celebrations all week long. With 300 + days of sunshine, great events and a world-class ski resort, this celebration is going to be ON! LGBTQ community, friends, family, and allies are all invited. You with us?
April 2020 Dates to Be Announced Soon-
Spring Beer Festival
The Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival is one of the coolest events of the spring in the Colorado Rockies! Featuring brews, views and free live music, the Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival is an event you don’t want to miss.
The most unique pseudo-triathlon anywhere! Ride your bike 6 miles from the Breckenridge Rec Center to the base of Peak 7 at the Breckenridge Ski Resort. Ascend on your choice of gear to either the top of the T-bar or to the top of Peak 8.
April 12, 2020
Get ready for an egg-celent day in Breckenridge! Breckenridge Ski Resort will host an on-mountain church service- time TBD.