breckenridge fourth of july

Breckenridge Independence Day

Each year Breckenridge marks the 4th of July with a Rocky Mountain Flair and spirit of adventure. Entertainment, exciting activities, fantastic weather and loads of fun pack the holiday weekend with something for everyone. Breck’s celebration includes the vibrant Fourth of July Parade on historic Main Street, July Arts Festival, 10K trail run, bike race, live music, kids’ activities and so much more. End the night with the National Repertory Orchestra performing a patriotic concert at the Riverwalk Center. See below for the scoop on all of the Weekend’s Events.

Due to continuous dry conditions, the Town of Breckenridge has decided to cancel all summer firework shows. Summit County officials and residents take wildfires very seriously; fireworks of any kind are prohibited within town limits.

Overview of Events 2019

  • Bike Races & Trail Run
  • Parade & Garden Party
  • Street Arts Festival
  • Family Activities
  • Live Music & Theater

Wednesday July 3, 2019

breckenridge 4th of july kids strider bike race

Kingdom Park Strider Bike Race

A bike race for the little guys! Watch and cheer you on your kiddo as he or she competes on on a no-pedal balance bike around one of two short courses at Kingdom Park. After the races, enjoy music, medals, food, prizes and more!

3:45p REGISTRATION 4-5p RACE | Kingdom Park

Day Of Registration available at the Breckenridge Recreation Center Front Desk. The race starts promptly at 4:00p so please be registered by 3:45p.
Payment ($6) is due in full at time of registration. Please complete the online Sports Waiver before the start of the race.

Strider bikes are not provided for the race. To inquire about renting a Strider please contact Elevation Ski & Bike, 970-453-2499.

Thursday July 4, 2019

Independence Day 10K Trail Run

A scenic 10k trail race offering up some of the best views in Breckenridge!

Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race

Cheer on riders or participate in a 50-mile journey on the beautiful trails surrounding the Breckenridge area.

Breckenridge 4th of July Garden Party

Enjoy coffee, mimosas and a breakfast spread as you watch the Breckenridge Fourth of July parade in style.

Main Street Parade

Beginning with the Red, White and Blue Color Guard and Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race, this two hour parade will include floats constructed by several local businesses, the Reading of the Declaration of Independence by George Washington (C.J. Muller), a Prowler Car Show and so much more!

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Family Fun Zone

Get ready to play all day in the bounce house, massive trampoline and water balls zone.. Best of all, all activities are FREE!

Blue River Plaza | 10a-5p

breckenridge 4th of july kids drum circle

Drum Circle

Fun for the whole family! Test your drumming skills and join in on the circle to show off your musical talents.

12:30p-2:30p | Main Street Breckenridge

breckenridge 4th of july kids water activities

Kids’ Water Activities

Join the Red, White & Blue Fire Dept. in an old-time water fight!

breckenridge 4th of july kids free pony rides

Free Pony Rides

Enjoy complimentary pony rides courtesy of Farview horse rescue.

Street Arts Festival

A celebration of street, pavement and graffiti arts that will feature a weekend of 3D murals, chalk drawings, live music and hands-on workshops.

breckenridge 4th of july free concert thumpin

Free Concert - Thumpin'

Claiming to be "Denver's favorite dance band", Thumpin' promises to bring maximum groove to the Riverwalk Center for a FREE concert!

breckenridge 4th of july nro concert

4th of July Patriotic Concert – National Repertory Orchestra

For almost 20 years, the Town of Breckenridge and National Repertory Orchestra (NRO) have collaborated to present a Patriotic Concert each July 4th.

Due to continuous dry conditions, the Town of Breckenridge has decided to cancel all summer firework shows. Summit County officials and residents take wildfires very seriously; fireworks of any kind are prohibited within town limits.

Ongoing Weekend Events

breckenridge 4th of july taming of the shrew play

The Taming of the Shrew | June 13-July 7

When two men long to wed the same woman, her wealthy father will not let her marry unless her hot-tempered sister is also wed.

breckenridge 4th of july arts festival

35th Annual July Art Festival | July 4-6

Featuring over 100 artists from around the country presenting ceramics, mixed media, fiber, jewelry, painting, wood, glass, sculpture and much more!

Main Street Station | 10a-5p daily

breckenridge 4th of july et the extra terrestrial

E.T. with Live Orchestra | July 6

Experience all of the mystery & fun of the unforgettable adventure that captivated audiences around the world, accompatnied by a live perfomance by the NRO.

All events are subject to changes and/or cancellation.
Please Note that Ski Country Resorts is not the event organizer and has no direct correlation with this event. This page is meant for information purposes only.