Why Visit Breckenridge, Colorado

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Breckenridge is known for its ski resort in the winter and is also a mecca for hiking and biking in the summer. The Blue River runs through Breckenridge which offers great opportunities for anglers to catch rainbow and brown trout. There is also a free gondola that runs during peak summer and winter months which takes visitors from the center of town up to the base areas of Peaks 7 and 8 of Breckenridge Ski Resort. Main Street Breckenridge is home to plenty of shops, restaurants, nightlife as well as hosting plenty of festivals and parades throughout the year.

Reasons to Visit Breckenridge

There are so many reasons to visit Breckenridge all year round, below are a few noteworthy events, festivals and things to do on your next trip to the area. From local breweries to visit to the action-packed Dew Tour competition don't miss a thing going on in Breck!

  • Race of the Santas & Lighting of Breckenridge - December 
  • Ullr Fest - January
  • Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships - January 
  • Breckenridge Fire Arts Festival - Late January
  • Mardis Gras - March 
  • Dew Tour - December
Craft Beer & Local Distillery
  • Breckenridge Brewery
  • Broken Compass
  • Breckenridge Distillery
  • Breckenridge Distillery Tasting Room @ Riverwalk
  • BreckCreate
  • Breckenridge Fire Arts Festival
  • Art Galleries
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