A celebration of adventure, play and creativity, the inaugural Breckenridge International Festival of Arts is a multi-arts program of extraordinary events in spectacular places and spaces across Breckenridge. Inspired by themes of environment and mountain culture, the 9-day festival brings together a variety of performances, installations, exhibitions, screenings, workshops, talks, and surprise collaborations, with an eclectic mix of music, theater, film, visual and street arts, and family entertainment.
Join Kaiser Permanente at the Frisco Adventure Park for a day full of free family fun! Free activities include the Cave of Confusion, giant climbing wall, quad bungee jumper, bouncy castle, inflatable slide, Tumble Bumble Zorb Balls & Inflatable Bowling, balloon animals, face painting, live music, and more!
Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
There will also be a Stride for Life bike race! Races will begin at 11:00 a.m. Registration costs $10 and includes a Stride for Life t-shirt and a race bike plate.
Come enjoy the delectable combination or bacon and Bourbon in the high country. Taste your way through an assortment of pork, premium whiskeys and spirits. Located in Main Street Station, you will enjoy live music, stunning views and can indulge in delicious swine.
A highly-anticipated annual event in its 31st year, the Summit Foundation’s annual Great Rubber Duck Race takes place on Saturday, September 1, 2018. Watch the Blue River turn yellow as thousands of rubber ducks float down and make their way to the finish line. Ducks can be purchased online or at various locations throughout Summit County, including the Breckenridge Post Office and City Market, in the days leading up to the race.
Strap on your lederhosen, grab a beer stein and get ready for Oktoberfest, one of Breckenridge’s most anticipated community events of the year. Join hundreds of revelers for a weekend-long Main Street party featuring dozens of German food vendors, beer tents serving Paulaner Bier, Bavarian dancers, polka music, children’s activities and more. Kick off the weekend with the Friday evening Brewmaster’s dinner, a multi-course meal of authentic German eats paired with Paulaner’s diverse selection of beer. Other festivities include a keg-tapping ceremony and 5K run.
The first annual Breckenridge Wine Classic will be September 14-17, 2017. Enjoy appetizers and wines from around the world. The festival will take place throughout the town of Breckenridge and offer a variety of events from mountain biking to sit down dinners. See the schedule for details about each event.
The truly enlightened know that cider is becoming the most loved beverage in the universe and the route to all things magnificent. Add quintessential American Bluegrass, delicious food pairings, a Sours Garden and gorgeous views; mind blown. These indulgences come together for the Breckenridge Strings, Ciders, and Sours Festival on Saturday, September 29, 2018.
Cider and wild ale lovers will be able to taste their way through a spectrum of samples while enjoying live music and mixology below Peak Nine.
Guests will receive a commemorative tasting mug, access to entertainment and festival activities, food samplings and a chance to taste their way through an assortment of flavors.
Join distillers from around the nation for a celebration of the finest handcrafted spirits and enjoy Breckenridge’s historic watering holes and saloons at the annual Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival. The weekend centers around the “Still on the Hill” grand tasting at the Riverwalk Center on Saturday, October 20, where you can sample craft spirits, learn from distillers, enjoy live music and more.
Watch Breckenridge transform into a sparkling winter wonderland with a day of holiday festivities. Join in or cheer on hundreds of revelers dressed as Santa as they race down five blocks of historic Main Street, spread holiday cheer with caroling in the Blue River Plaza and watch as Santa arrives via horse-drawn carriage for the lighting of the town tree.