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30 Unique Things to do in Breckenridge in March
Posted by Shannon Sinnard | Thursday, March 1, 2018


March is here and Breckenridge has a ton of great events lined up for the month! Start your month by participating in the second year of Breck Pride - with live concerts, parties, apres ski events and so much more! Celebrate St Patrick's Day with a 5k or a themed pub crawl.. Whatever you end up doing, make sure to take a gander at this roundup of events in Breck. Need lodging? Click Here!

Unique & Annual Events

Breck Pride

breckenridge pride 2018

When : March 7-11, 2018
Where : Breckenridge
Cost : Varies
More Info / Schedule of Events : 
http://go.skicountry.com/breck-pride​

There are good reasons why Breckenridge is one of the most popular ski resorts and towns in the Western Hemisphere. Renowned for its welcoming spirit and friendly character of the locals, this one of a kind mountain town inspires a way of life! During Pride Week you can expect live music, daily apres and activities held daily..


Frisco Brewski

frisco brewski

When : Saturday March 10, 2018
Where : Frisco Adventure Park
Cost : $30-$35
More Info : 
http://go.skicountry.com/frisco-brewski​

Returning for its 3rd year, the Frisco BrewSki is a happy hour ski tour that is fun for all ages and skiing abilities. Form a team with friends or family, don funny costumes and enjoy a fun ski tour through the woods with an occasional stop for beverages and snacks..


Spring Fever

breckenridge spring fever 2018

When : March 17 - April 22, 2018
Where : Breckenrdge
Cost : Varies
More Info / Schedule of Events : 
http://go.skicountry.com/spring-fever​

Come rejoice in the powder & sun with the biggest Spring celebration in the Rocky Mountains! Spring in Breckenridge means some of the best snow of the year, sunny weather, event packed weekends and KILLER DEALS..

Music & Performances

The Long Run | An Eagles Tribute Band

the long run eagles tribute breckenridge

When : Saturday March 3, 2018
Where : The Riverwalk Center
Cost : $35
More Info / Tickets : 
http://go.skicountry.com/the-long-run​

Join us at the Riverwalk Center for a tribute to one of the most iconic bands of the 70’s — the EAGLES. Flashback to such great hits like “Hotel California”, “Life in the Fast Lane”, and “Take it Easy” with Colorado’s very own-The Long Run..


Four Seasons Ballet Performance

four seasons ballet breckenridge

When : Saturday March 10, 2018
Where : The Riverwalk Center
Cost : $5
More Info : 
http://go.skicountry.com/four-seasons-ballet​

Alpine Dance Academy presents “The Four Seasons,” a classical concert featuring all Ballet and Modern students.


Guerilla Radio & Sabotage | A Tribute to Rage Against The Machine & The Beastie Boys

guerilla radio and sabotage breckenridge

When : Friday March 16, 2018
Where : The Historic Brown
Cost : Free
More Info / Tickets : 
http://go.skicountry.com/guerilla-radio-and-sabotage​

The Historic Brown brings you the passion and radical political message of Rage Against The Machine performed by Colorado’s most authentic tribute, Guerrilla Radio. Sabotage will keep the party going and close the evening with a mind blowing tribute to The Beastie Boys..


Tri-County Battle of the Bands

tri county battle of the bands breckenridge

When : Saturday March 24, 2018
Where : The Riverwalk Center
Cost : TBD
More Info : 
http://go.skicountry.com/battle-of-the-bands​

For over a month, the Summit Daily will be taking votes for the best four bands in the High Country. The winners will perform at this first, annual event competing for coveted title of "Best Band in the Tri-County"..

Eat & Drink

Whiskey & Wax

whiskey and wax apres breckenridge

When : Tuesday March 6, 2018
Where : Apres Handcrafted Libations
Cost : $25
More Info / Tickets : 
http://go.skicountry.com/whiskey-and-wax​

Swing by Après Handcrafted Libations on March 6th with your skis or board that need waxed. $25 will get you a wax from The Ski Doctor and a whiskey while you wait..


Paulaner Spring Beer Festival

paulaner spring beerfest breck pride

When : Saturday March 10, 2018
Where : Main Street Station
Cost : Free
More Info / Tickets : 
http://go.skicountry.com/paulaner-spring-beerfest​

Part of Breck Pride, Main Street Station and Rocky Mountain Events will be hosting a Paulaner Spring Beer Festival / Biergarten in at Main Street Station. Attendees will be transported to Munich with several styles of German beer available for purchase and local vendors surrounding the event..


Luck of the Rockies St Patrick's Day Pub Crawl

luck of the rockies pub crawl

When : Saturday March 10, 2018
Where : Main Street Breckenridge
Cost : $10-$20
More Info / Tickets : 
http://go.skicountry.com/st-patricks-pub-crawl​

Promising to be "the most fun you will have this St Patty's Day in the Rockies" this organized bar crawl plans to visit 8 different bars throughout Breckenridge. Participants will enjoy drink & food discounts and a commemorative coozie. Costumes highly encouraged..

Film & Theater

Totally Awesome 80s Ski Town, USA

totally awesome 80s ski town usa

When : Through March 31, 2018
Where : Breckenridge Theater
Cost : $23-$39
More Info : 
http://go.skicountry.com/totally-awesome-80s​

A fun, new, and completely original party musical. It spoofs the goofball ski movies of the 80’s and early 90’s. With influences such as Ski Patrol, Better Off Dead, Hot Dog The Movie, and even Footloose..


Ugly Lies The Bone

ugly lies the bone

When : Through March 18, 2018
Where : Dillon Theatre Company
Cost : $21.50-$41.50
More Info / Tickets : 
http://go.skicountry.com/ugly-lies-the-bone​

When newly discharged veteran Jess returns to her native Florida hometown after a disabling third tour in Afghanistan, she discovers that readjusting to life can be painful and disorienting. Presented by the Lake Dillon Theatre Company..


Hollywood & Wine : A Night On The Red Carpet

hollywood and wine red carpet night breckenridge

When : Sunday March 4, 2018
Where : Speakeasy Movie Theater
Cost : $59-$69
More Info / Tickets : 
http://go.skicountry.com/hollywood-and-wine​

Walk the Red Carpet and enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages with the Breckenridge Film Festival as we celebrate Hollywood’s premiere awards night of the year! Red Carpet attire encouraged..


Casino Night

casino night lake dillon theatre company

When : Friday March 23, 2018
Where : Dillon Theatre Company
Cost : $75
More Info / Tickets : 
http://go.skicountry.com/casino-night​

Come 'cruise the night away' with the Lake Dillon Theatre Company as they sail into the sunset for a night at the casino. Enjoy appetizers, buffet, special cabaret performances and a chance to win a variety of prizes..


Breckenridge Speakeasy Theater | March Lineup

the shape of water breckenridge speakeasy theater

Through March 8

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Starts March 9

 

Art & Installments

Date Night : Pottery Class

breckenridge date night pottery class

When : Friday March 23, 2018
Where : Old Masonic Hall
Cost : $20
More Info : 
http://go.skicountry.com/pottery-class​

A chance to "throw down and get dirty" with your significant other, mingle with other couples and create your very own clay mug. Enjoy a night of transforming 2-dimensional clay slabs into 3-dimensional objects..


Reoccurring February Art Classes

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Woodcut Printmaking
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Sewing & Mending
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Beginner Ceramics
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Intro to Glassblowing
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Int/Adv Ceramics
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Sports & Recreation

Guided Snowshoe Tour

breckenridge guided snowshoe

When : Sunday March 4, 2018
Where : Gold Run Nordic Center
Cost : $45
More Info : 
http://go.skicountry.com/mar-snowshoe-tour​

Ready for a winter adventure? Join experienced guides for a three-hour exploration of historic mining remnants and rich wildlife habitat with spectacular views of the Ten Mile Range.. 


Breck Ascent Series

breck ascent series march

When : March 15 & 29, 2018
Where : Breckenridge Peak 8 & Peak 10
Cost : $20-$25
More Info : 
http://go.skicountry.com/breck-ascent​

Take on a different kind of challenge this winter with the Breckenridge Ascent Series. Use any means to get up the mountain whether it be snowshoes, nordic skis, telemark or AT setups then ski or snowboard back down to the finish line..


St Patrick's Day 5K

st patrick's day 5k breckenridge

When : Sunday March 17, 2018
Where : Gold Run Nordic Center
Cost : $30
More Info : 
http://go.skicountry.com/st-pattys-5k​

Before putting on your green beer drinking hat, come out for the new beginning of trail running season at the 1st Annual St. Patrick's Day 5K at the Gold Run Nordic Center..


Ski With A Ranger

breckenridge ski with a ranger

When : All Fridays in March
Where : Gold Run Nordic Center
Cost : Free (with lift ticket)
More Info : 
http://go.skicountry.com/ski-with-a-ranger​

FREE with valid lift ticket.  Enjoy one hour, on-mountain tours with trained Ski Rangers, stopping periodically to discuss local flora, fauna, geography and history..


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Valentines Day Ideas in Breckenridge
Posted by Shannon Sinnard | Thursday, February 8, 2018


Often referred to as a 'snow globe' in Winter, there's no denying the romantic atmosphere that Breckenridge presents with its twinkly lights adorning the cute, Victorian style snow-covered buildings along Main Street. So it's a no brainer that Breckenridge is the perfect place to spend with your sweetie over Valentines Day, but what should you do? Fear not! At Ski Country Resorts, not only do we have discount lodging for your Valentine's Day stay but we've compiled a list of Valentines Day date ideas for every type of couple!

breckenridge valentines day ideas for theater lovers

For The 'Theater Geeks'

♦ Forbidden Broadway's Greatest Hits​ | go.skicountry.com/forbidden-broadway

  • Breckenridge Backstage Theatre, 121 S Ridge St, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424
  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

This special Valentines Day performance will include complimentary champagne and chocolate in addition to a night of guaranteed uproarious laughter! In this best-of compilation from the long-running Off-Broadway hit musical revue, a talented cast parodies selections from ANNIE, WICKED, LES MISERABLES, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and CATS.


♦ Mining Camp Dinner Theater & Sleigh Ride | go.skicountry.com/theater-sleigh-ride

  • Nordic Sleigh Rides, 6061 Tiger Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424
  • 5:30 PM (February 15th)

The perfect gift for you and your Valentine to enjoy the day after Valentine’s Day. Take a romantic sleigh ride through wintery mountain trails that ends at a recreated 1860s mining camp dining hall where you and yours will enjoy an evening of theater, history and a delicious menu crafted from with authentic antique wooden stoves. Also offering Private Sleigh Rides & Scenic Sleigh Rides on Valentines Day.

► Also try Two Below Sleigh Rides in Frisco, offering Dinner & Scenic Sleigh Rides in Frisco

breckenridge valentines day ideas outdoors and adventure

For The 'Adventurers'

♦ Ice Skating | go.skicountry.com/breck-ice-skating

  • Stephen C Ice Arena, 189 Boreas Pass Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424
  • 9 AM – 11 AM

This Valentines Day, how about ‘chilling’ in a much more fun and unique way than ‘Netflix & Chill’. It does go without saying that holding hands with your sweetheart while gliding along the ice is a scene right out of one of those classic RomComs on Netflix! The Stephen C Ice Area in Breckenridge is open for public skating at both their indoor & outdoor rinks on Valentines Day from 9a-11a and offers affordable skate rentals. Want to surprise your honey with an ‘ice skating’ themed gift? Check out this idea! https://www.thegunnysack.com/ice-skating-date-in-jar-diy-valentines/Stephen C Ice Arena, 189 Boreas Pass Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424

► Both Frisco & Keystone offer outdoor rinks that offer outdoor ice skating later into the afternoon/evening.


♦ Snowshoeing

What more delightful way to spend some alone time with your loved on than meandering through acres of snow covered trails while enjoying majestic views; it’s truly a breathtaking experience. And, fitting to the holiday, Breckenridge even offers a trail called ‘The Romance Hike!’


► Are you and your better half a couple of bonified powder hounds? After a day of navigating Breckenridge’s five peaks of 2900+ acres ski/rideable terrain, why not head over to Keystone for some night skiing? Bring your Breckenridge Lift Ticket in exchange for a $10 Night Skiing Pass.

breckenridge valentines day art ideas

For The 'Artists'

♦ Painting and Metal Stamping | go.skicountry.com/valentines-day-craft-specials

  • Ready Paint Fire!, 323 N Main St, Breckenridge, CO 80424
  • 11 AM - 9 PM

Surprise your loved one with a creative date together painting and/or molding ceramic or glass! On Valentines Day, Ready Paint Fire will be waiving all studio fees – so enjoy a day canvas painting a 2 canvas, Valentines Day theme painting or creating the perfect heart shaped platter, bowl, mirror or plaque. The possibilities are endless!Ready Paint Fire!, 323 N Main St, Breckenridge, CO 80424

breckenridge valentines day for foodies

For The 'Foodies'

♦ V-Day Chocolate & Spirits Pairing | go.skicountry.com/vday-spirits-pairing

  • Breckenridge Distillery, 1925 Airport Rd, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424
  • 5 PM - 6:30 PM

Let the experts at Breckenridge Distillery guide you through a decadent experience of pairing five of their award-winning Breckenridge crafted spirits with artisanal chocolates from around the world ($75 per couple). Afterwards, stick around for a special V-Day dinner at the Breckenridge Distillery Restaurant! Need a ride? Give the Distillery Shuttle a call (at least 1h before the start of the event) :  970-445-8613.


♦ Relish | go.skicountry.com/relish-restaurant

  • 137 S Main St, Breckenridge, CO 80424 | 4 PM – 9 PM
  • Book A Table : (970) 453-0989

Offering Colorado-inspired cuisine, with a seasonally appropriate menu that takes advantage of the freshest Colorado-grown produce, this Breckenridge favorite will be offering a $65/pp three course prixe-fixe men this Valentines Day.

► Looking for something a little more casual but don’t want to sacrifice quality? Try Relish’s sister restaurant Twist!


♦ Ember | go.skicountry.com/ember-restaurant

  • 106 E Adams Ave, Breckenridge, CO 80424 | 4 PM – 9 PM
  • Book A Table : (970) 547-9595

This upscale restaurant offering a warmly decorated setting is the perfect place to enjoy a decadent meal (and bottle of wine) to celebrate the Holiday. Owner and chef, Scotty, is promising a prixe-fixe menu sure to please and delight the senses this Valentines Day!


♦ Hearthstone Restaurant | go.skicountry.com/hearthstone-restaurant

  • 130 S Ridge St, Breckenridge, CO 80424 | 4 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Book a Table : (970) 453-1148

A quick Google search will _ that this Breckenridge dining staple (located inside a historic house with classy décor) is commonly voted one of the most romantic restaurants in town. Offering elevated cuisine & breathtaking mountain views turned luxe eatery with elevated American cuisine.


♦ Briar Rose Chophouse | go.skicountry.com/briar-rose-restaurant

  • 109 Lincoln Ave, Breckenridge, CO 80424 | 4 PM – 10 PM
  • Book a Table : (970) 453-9948

Serving the finest aged beef and fresh wild game in Breckenridge for decades, you're sure to experience some of the best of American beef and meats and this renowned Breckenridge steakhouse.


♦ Swiss Haven | go.skicountry.com/swiss-haven-restarant

  • 325 S Main St, Breckenridge, CO 80424 | 4 PM – Close
  • Book a Table : (970) 453-6969

More than just delicious melted cheese, fondue offers the intoxicating aroma of wine and kirsch and the intimate experience of literally sharing a meal. To really knock the socks off of your 'other' Valentines Day, take a few cues from the way the Swiss do fondue.

►If you’re up for the adventure, Der Fondue Chessel in Keystone (literally situated on a mountaintop) offers all of the fondue decadence PLUS a romantic enclosed ride up the mountain via not one, but two gondola’s! Or, try Keystone’s Alpenglow Stube (located in the same establishment) – a can’t miss AAA four-diamond culinary destination that is not soon to be forgotten.

►Another Keystone staple, Ski Tip Lodge, is a great option for those willing to wander outside of Breckenridge’s city limits. Once an 1800's stage coach stop (and then the family home of Keystone Resort's founder) today the Lodge is home to one of the most acclaimed restaurants in the country.


Other Breckenridge Restaurant ‘Honorable Mentions’ :

…Blue River Bistro - Upscale bistro dishing up rustic American classics & artisanal cocktails with live jazz & blues.
go.skicountry.com/blue-river-bistro-restaurant
…The Traverse - Enjoy breathtaking mountain views & spectacular romantic sunsets while dining on mouthwatering dishes.
go.skicountry.com/the-traverse-restaurant
…Le Petite Paris – Refined French plates served in a petite, rose-tinted space with Parisian murals & low lighting.
go.skicountry.com/le-petit-paris-restaurant
…Modis - New American dishes with a Colorado touch in a refined bi-level space with brick walls & a skylight.
go.skicountry.com/modis-restaurant

breckenridge valentines yoga session

For The 'Yogis'

♦ Conscious + Peaceful Relationships (by Meta Yoga) | go.skicountry.com/valentines-day-yoga

  • Old Masonic Hall Breckenridge, 136 S Main St, Breckenridge, CO 80424
  • 6 PM - 8 PM

Work together towards a more peaceful and conscious individual life with the power of yoga. This workshop will introduce participants to the psychological dynamics operating within committed relationships utilizing primarily the theory and practice of Imago Relationship Therapy. $20 Per Person

breckenridge valentines day for singles

For The 'Singles Wanting to Mingle'

♦ Lonely Hearts Happy Hour | go.skicountry.com/apres-libations

  • Après Handcrafted Libations, 130 S Main St, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424
  • 9 PM - 12 AM

V isn't actually for valentine... V is for VODKA! Join other solo-ing folks from 9pm onward on Valentines Day for a special late night happy hour for singles at Après Handcrafted Libations! $2 off all drafts and wine, $4 specialty shot, $9 Black heart cocktail.


Need A Few Last Minute Gift Ideas?

Here’s a compilation of some of our favorite shops in Breck to find the perfect something for your honey :

…Ridge Street Wine - Artisan Cheeses & Chocolates...crackers, jams, salami & tapenades.
go.skicountry.com/ridge-st-wine
…Petal & Bean - Custom Florals Arrangements and Plants, Uniquely Colorado Gifts - all that Treat the Senses and the Soul.
go.skicountry.com/petal-and-bean
…Woodland Breckenridge -  Mountain gift, décor & florist shop.
go.skicountry.com/woodland-breckenridge
…Belvidere & Hern - Specializing in the finest quality leather goods, cowhide rugs, fair trade bags and more!
go.skicountry.com/belvidere-hern
…Breckenridge Jewelers – Because, after all, diamonds are a girl’s best friend!
go.skicountry.com/breckenridge-jewelers


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20 Unique Things to do in Breckenridge in February
Posted by Shannon SInnard | Thursday, February 1, 2018


February is starting and Breckenridge is ready with a ton of events and activities to keep your year moving! And what better way to start your month off then rocking the night away to the 80s and catching the big game at one of many sports bars that Downtown Breckenridge has to offer! Whatever you choose to do this month, make sure to check out this roundup of events happening in Breck! Need lodging? Click Here!

Unique & Annual Events

Mardi Gras

breckenridge mardi gras 2018

When : Tuesday, February 13 2018
Where : Main Street Breckenridge
Cost : FREE
More Info / Schedule of Events : 
http://go.skicountry.com/mardi-gras

Make no mistake about it, here in Breckenridge we give our friend down in the Big Easy a run for their money! Our two-mile high festivities have become known for setting the bar for Mardi Gras in the mountains! Each year, Breckenridge is taken over by masks, beads, boas, music and festivity to commemorate the holiday.

Music & Performances

Six Million Dollar Band | The Ultimate 80s Experience

six million dollar band breckenridge

When : Friday, February 2 2018
Where : Napper Tandy's Irish Pub
Cost : $10
More Info / Tickets : 
http://go.skicountry.com/6mdb​

6 Million Dollar Band is Colorado's premier party band, offering high energy 80s dance hits with concert-level show production, guaranteed to keep the dance floor moving all night long.


Wake Up & Live | A Bob Marley Tribute

wake up and live bob marley breckenridge

When : Friday, February 2 2018
Where : The Historic Brown
Cost : FREE
More Info : 
http://go.skicountry.com/wake-up​

Wake Up And Live (Bob Marley Tribute) "Don't bury your thoughts; put your dream to reality!" Denver guitarist and vocalist Dave Halchak decided to put together a group of musicians to celebrate the music of Bob Marley, and pay tribute to the songs by creating some exciting jams, and throwing one fine party.


Save South Park

save south park concert

When : Saturday, February 17 2018
Where : Riverwalk Center
Cost : $10-$25
More Info / Tickets : 
http://go.skicountry.com/save-south-park​

Come rock with four local bands and help Save South Park (savesouthparkco.org) raise money in a fight to prevent further destruction of our pristine environment by Discovery Channel’s “Gold Rush” and other irresponsible mining entities. See the truth behind “reality” TV. We will feature a short documentary by local filmmaker/activist Todd Anders Johnson. We will present speakers and provide musical entertainment by Salem, Split Window, Sweet Alma Soul Sisters, and Gladyys Kravitzz. There will be food, drinks, and a silent auction.

Eat & Drink

Mixology Demonstration - Classic Cocktails

breckenridge distillery mixology course

When : Friday, February 9 2018
Where : Breckenridge Distillery
Cost : $35
More Info / Tickets : 
http://go.skicountry.com/feb-mixology-demo​

Billie Keithley, Breck Distillery's Liquid Chef, is taking it back to the 1860's and Prohibition to teach you how to make the classics. A step-by-step demonstration of the Old Fashioned, Manhattan and the Bees Knees.

Film & Theater

First Friday Film Festival

february first friday film festival breckenridge

When : Friday, February 2 2018
Where : Breckenridge Lodge
Cost : FREE
More Info : 
http://go.skicountry.com/feb-film-fest​

Join The Lodge at Breckenridge and Breckenridge Film Festival for First Friday on February 2 at The Lodge for an evening of hosted refreshments, light hors d'oeuvres, chances to win exciting prizes and plenty of fun! This event also includes 25% off Dinner at the Traverse Restaurant & Bar!


Forbidden Broadway's Greatest Hits

forbidden broadways greatest hits breckenridge theater

When : Ends February 17 2018
Where : Breckenridge Theater
Cost : $33-$46
More Info / Tickets : 
http://go.skicountry.com/forbidden-broadway​

Created and written by Gerard Alessandrini and described as “the fall-down funny musical roast of Broadway,” Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits is a hilarious journey through well-known musical theatre favorites.


Breckenridge Speakeasy Theater | February Lineup

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Starts Feb. 2nd

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Starts Feb. 9th

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Starts Feb. 16th

Art & Installments

Second Saturday's For Families : Yarn Ornaments

breckenridge kids activities yarn ornaments

When : Saturday, February 10 2018
Where : Old Masonic Hall
Cost : FREE
More Info : 
http://go.skicountry.com/yarn-ornaments​

Join us on the second Saturday of each month from 10am to 12pm for free, hands-on kids’ activities and creative crafts on the Arts District campus. Children of all ages welcome with parent or guardian present. This drop-in workshop is first-come, first-served; register online to reserve your spot. Materials are provided and participants will be able to take their projects home.


Canvas Painting Party - 'Valentines Skiers'

breckenridge canvas painting party valentines

When : Saturday, February 10 2018
Where : Ready, Paint, Fire
Cost : $35
More Info : 
http://go.skicountry.com/valentine-painting​

Bring your loved one for a fun and creative night out together. Follow step-by-step with local artist Nancy Branca to recreate our Valentine Skiers, leaving their heart in the snow. With a glass of wine in hand, great music and lots of help, enjoy a great date night and leave with a painting to be proud of!


Reoccurring February Art Classes

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Ice Castles

dillon ice castles

When : Through February 10 2018
Where : Dillon, CO
Cost : $15-$25
More Info / Tickets : 
http://go.skicountry.com/ice-castles​

The Ice Castles are a must-see spectacle, these castles made entirely of frozen walkways, tunnels, towers and archways are an Instagram shot you don't want to miss! Standing at 15-25 feet tall, the Ice Castles are open both day and night, so that visitors can witness the blue ice formations in natural light and later light up with white and colored lights that change to illuminate beneath the night sky.


NOISE: Closing Sound Performance

noise closing performance breckenridge

When : Friday, February 16 2018
Where : Old Masonic Hall
Cost : FREE
More Info : 
http://go.skicountry.com/noise-closing-sound​

Embark on a deeper interactive experience of the NOISE exhibition with artist Jordan Knecht in a curated series of sound performances, each featuring different sets of artists and musicians, followed by an intimate Q&A. This activity is part of NOISE, an exhibition on sound and silence, Dec 1–Feb 25, 2018.

Sports & Recreation

Super Bowl LII Party!

breckenridge superbowl party

When : Sunday, February 4 2018
Where : Kenosha
Cost : FREE
More Info : 
http://go.skicountry.com/kenosha-super-bowl

Who's ready for a little Super Bowl action? Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots. For the big event, Kenosha will be opening up their infamous “Up Bar” at 4pm on Sunday, February 4! Reservations currently being accepted. You must show up in person to pick your table! If you are not seated by 4:45pm, your table will be given away… Coors Light & other specials during the game.


Other Bars Where You Can Catch The Big Game :

Burke & Riley’s Irish Pub – Located on the south end of town, on the rooftop of La Cima Mall, Burke & Riley’s is a sports lovers mecca. Warm up around the outdoor firepit and then warm up inside with Irish Car Bombs and the game playing on all speakers.

Downstairs at Eric’s – The clear winner for “Best Family Friendly Sports Bar in Breck,” dad can enjoy the game and the brews with 29 flat screen TVs and 30 beers on tap, and the kids can enjoy a full size arcade with more than 20 games.

Fatty’s Pizzeria – Historic building and a historically rowdy football crew. Belly up to the bar and join the fun with long-time locals and visitors alike. Luigi’s Sports Bar & Pizzeria – One of Breck’s newest sports bars. Catch the big game, awesome pizza, and sample their signature Stadium Cocktails (like “Hawaiian Punch,” a rum concoction called “Island Dream,” or Hard Lemonades available in 10 different flavors).

Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub – Grab a seat in this massive venue (and our favorite spot in Breck for a pint of Guinness) and watch the game or big fight on the huge screens. Outdoor firepit, pool tables, darts, arcade games, and a great crew behind the bar make this one the best sports viewing spots in town. Located upstairs from Salt Creek Steakhouse.

Northside Pizza – Small, local hangout featuring everything from cheap PBRs to high-end craft beers, and some of the best wings in Breck! Ollie’s Pub and Grub – Belly up to one of Breck’s biggest bars, with a huge tap selection, daily drink specials, and big portions of your favorite gametime grub.

The Motherloaded Tavern – Head over to “Momma’s” for plenty of seats for you and your friends, homecooked dishes, housemade infused cocktails, and cheap drafts.


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New Years Eve in Breckenridge
Posted by Shannon Sinnard | Thursday, December 21, 2017


What better way to start working on that New Year’s resolution of living life to the fullest than spending New Year's Eve in Breckenridge? Known as laid-back & friendly, Breckenridge is the perfect place to ring in the New Year! Whether you're looking for fireworks, dancing, romance or a midnight kiss with a stranger you’ve come to the right place! Here's your 2017 guide to starting off 2018 in the most enjoyable way possible! 



► Glow Worm Parade | 5.45p | Peak 9 Breckenridge
What could be better for the kiddos than the chance to be in a parade?? How about a parade on SKIS, at NIGHT with GLOWSTICKS!? Enter, the Glow Worm Parade. All confident ski & riders ages 5-13 are welcome to participate in this one of a kind, annual New Years Eve event in Breckenridge. Watch as these little powder hounds, donning glowsticks while careening down green terrain on Peak 9, give off the appearance of a New Year’s glow warm. 

Registration for the parade starts at 5 pm and is located at the Beaver Run Ski and Ride School. Parade starts at 5.45p immediately followed by the Torchlight Parade at 6p. Glow Worm participants must be able to stop and turn on green terrain. Weather permitting.


► Torchlight Parade | 6 pm | Peak 9 Breckenridge
A long-standing tradition in Breckenridge, watch as the pros of the Breckenridge Ski & Ride School take the hill and carry torches from the top of Peak 9 down to the base area. The red glow flowing down the mountain is truly a sight to see. Although visible from almost anywhere in town, we recommend grabbing a warm cocktail on the expansive decks of either the Maggie or Coppertop Bar for optimal viewing. Weather permitting.


► Fireworks |  9pm
Later in the evening enjoy an electrifying display of fireworks against our beautiful Rocky Mountain backdrop, worthy of ooohs and ahhhs. On a clear night, this colorful show can be seen from pretty much anywhere in Downtown Breckenridge but for the best views in town make your way to the Riverwalk Center in Downtown Breckenridge. Weather permitting.

New Years Eve Dinner Suggestions

► Modis | 113 S Main St | www.modisbreck.com
One of many options for a fabulous New Year's Eve dinner (and exceptional cocktail..or two), enjoy a holiday themed menu in this unique restaurant featuring a grandiose staircase and loft seating under a majestic clerestory style window. 

• Reservations : Online | (970) 453-4330

► Salt Creek Steakhouse | 110 Lincoln Ave | www.saltcreekbreck.com
Indulge in a 4 course prix fixe menu at one of Breckenridge’s oldest and most established Steakhouses. And when you’re finished, why not head upstairs to their sister establishment, Napper Tandy’s, for a little more rowdy entertainment? Menu

• Reservations : Online | (970) 453-4949

► Blue River Bistro | 305 N Main St | www.blueriverbistro.com
Another long-standing local institution, Blue River Bistro will be preparing a four-course meal this New Year’s Eve to be offered up while you enjoy the serenading of LC's Latin Groove from 5-10pm.

• Reservations : Online | (970) 453-6974

► Breck Distillery Restaurant | 1925 Airport Rd | www.breckenridgedistillery.com
Although one of Breckenridge’s newer restaurants, this dining establishment connected to the infamous Breckenridge Distillery is quickly becoming a favorite amongst locals and visitors alike. This New Years Eve, treat yourself to a 5 course chef tasting menu while sipping on a complimentary glass of Breckenridge Bourbon – made in-house. BONUS :  free shuttle service is offered by the Breckenridge Distillery to get to and from the restaurant/distillery safely.

• Reservations : Online | (970) 771-3251

► Relish | 137 S Main St | www.relishbreckenridge.com
Your New Year’s Resolution doesn’t start until the clock strikes midnight, so why not enjoy one last deliciously indulgent meal?  This New Year’s, Relish will be preparing a decadent 4 course menu including delicacies such as foie gras bratwurst with black mission fig spread and cabernet braise beef short ribs with bone marrow mashed potatoes.

• Reservations : (970) 453-0989

► Briar Rose | 109 Lincoln Ave | www.briarrosechophouse.com
If wild game is a little more your style, a must-hit location in Breck is the Briar Rose Chophouse. Enjoy family style dinning and one of the most impressive wine lists in town. Our suggestion? Try the cervena elk medallions with wild mushroom demiglace – and, whatever you do, don’t pass on the homemade mac ‘n cheese! 

• Reservations : Online | (970) 453-9948

► Ember | 106 E Adams Ave | www.emberbreck.com
You really can’t go wrong with a restaurant who’s owner/chef is confident enough to serve up quail with foie gras stuffing on their nightly menu.. So we’re pretty confident that Ember’s New Year’s Eve three-course meal offering will be one not soon to forget!

• Reservations : Online | (970) 547-9595

► Hearthstone | 130 S Ridge St | www.hearthstonebreck.com
Among the most picturesque spots for a sumptuous dinner in Breck, this time-tested fine dining favorite is perhaps one of the most popular holiday dinning spots in town. Charming and always delicious, The Hearthstone Restaurant allows one of the best views in town from their upstairs dining room with crackling fireplace and many Christmas trees.

• Reservations : Online | (970) 453-1148

► Legends | 215 S Ridge St | www.legendsbreckenridge.com
The ‘new kid in town’ Legends Steak & Italian Restaurant not only offers delicious food & wine parings but also a unique and romantic atmosphere in its historic Ridge Street residence tucked just off of the hustle and bustle of Main Street. Specializing in premium steaks and authentic Italian, a holiday dinner enjoyed here is sure to be (dare we say it?) legendary. 

• Reservations : Online | (970) 423-6913
*Legends is currently full for all holidays. If you would like to get on a waitlist, or inquire about availability other nights, please call the number above.

► Traverse | 112 Overlook Dr 
For hands down the best views in Breckenridge, pay a visit to the Traverse restaurant located at the Lodge at Breckenridge. Soak in a bird’s eye panorama of the town and ski area while gobbling up their New Year’s Eve feast - a four-course dinner served up with stunning Rocky Mountain scenery and a complimentary glass of prosecco. $100 per person.

• Reservations : Online | (970) 453-9300

► Spencers | 620 Village Rd, #1 
Located at Beaver Run Resort, Spencer’s will be hosting a prime rib buffet dinner this New Year’s Eve. Afterward, get your VIP on at Breckenridge’s one and only multi-venue NYE party with live music and dancing starting at 10:30p.

• Reservations : Online | (970) 453-6000

▷ Other New Year’s Eve Dinner Suggestions : Twist, Artisan 206, Sauce on the Maggie (previously Taddeo’s), BOLD, Southridge Seafood Grill

★ BONUS : Dinner Sleigh Ride
There is also the unbeatably romantic option of a dinner sleigh ride. Kids love these, too, especially the Dinner Theater Sleigh Rides. Here are a couple of our favorites :

New Years Eve Nightlife Options

Although most bars throughout town will celebrate with drink or shot specials and a champagne toast, here are a couple of our suggestions to Ring In The New Year.

► Beaver Run | 620 Village Rd
Although the Base 9 bar (located at the ground level of Beaver Run Resort) will be open to the public with DJ and drink specials, Beaver Run is also offering several tiered VIP packages for their all out New Year’s Eve bash, starting at $49/person. For access to the exclusive party at Coppertop Bar (including Dancing and DJ) upgrade your experience to the Silver package. Want more? Add on another bar, Imperial Room, along third DJ & food buffet by upgrading to the Gold package. Or, send off 2017 in style by treating yourself to the Platinum package granting access to the VIP ICE bar along with VIP table & personal bottle of champagne. At the stroke of midnight, ring in 2018 with noisemakers and party favors abound along with a free champagne toast. Purchase Tickets

► Ceclia's | 520 S Main St | www.ceilias.tv
Ranked Among The 10 Hottest Dance Clubs in Colorado by Best Things CO, Cecelia’s is one of Summit County’s liveliest dance clubs where the party goes well into the wee hours on New Year’s Day. Toast to 2018 with a glass of champagne in one hand and the bar’s stripper pole in the other. Wanna cut out the line and wait for drinks? Cecelia’s is one of the only venues in Breckenridge offering bottle service.

► Liquid Lounge | 520 S Main St #2 
Another good option for those looking to get rowdy with perhaps a bit of debauchery. This lively venue promised a lively night out with DJs and dancing. 

► Blue Stag | 323 S Main St | www.bluestagsaloon.com
Celebrate New Year's Eve at Blue Stag Saloon with DJ What's His Face taking the stage at 10pm, dishing up just what you need to dance your way into a new year. And when the ball drops at midnight, enjoy a free will a champagne toast! **NO COVER**

► MotherLoaded Tavern | 103 S Main St | www.motherloadedtavern.com
For a more casual atmosphere that still holds plenty of fun, visit the Motherloaded Tavern. This year, El Passo Laso will be playing covers from the 80s, 90s and today from 10p-1a. Small cover…BIG party!

►RMU | 114 S Main St | www.rockymountainunderground.com
Transport yourself somewhere tropical with Tropical Waffle playing tropical house music all night long at RMU Tavern.

► The Historic Brown | 206 N Ridge St | www.historicbrown.com
For another live music option, head over to the recently remodeled Historic Brown to catch Tnertle w/ TruFeelz. Toast the locals at midnight with free champagne while enjoying a night spent dancing and singing cover free! But, get here early – The Historic Brown reached full capacity last year at 9pm!

► Apres Handcrafted Libations | 130 S Main St | www.apreslibations.com
Back for the 4th year in a row, the Bubbles and Beer NYE Party at Apres is a favorite amongst locals.  Order one of the original champagne cocktails from the special NYE menu or choose from one of their 70+ craft beers on tap with the money that you’ll save not paying a cover here!

► Broken Compass | 68 Continental Ct | www.brokencompassbrewing.com
If there's one thing the Broken Compass has learned over almost four years of existence, it's how to throw a rockin party. For the fourth year, they will be hosting the Sequins and Sorels New Year's Eve bash. Welcoming Chicago-based band Sneezy to the taproom to throw down a concert that will rock your socks off with funky jams all night long. Admission is FREE and, in true brewery form, a  we're specialty New Year's beer will be tapped at midnight. BONUS :  free shuttle service is offered by Broken Compass to get to and from the brewery safely! 

▷ Other New Year’s Eve Nightlife Options : Burke & Riley’s, Napper Tandy’s, Brooklyn’s BilliardsGold Pan Saloon, Ollie's Pub & Grub

New Years Day

Skiing/Riding : Believe it or not, this is arguably one of the best days of the year to catch first chair and early morning tracks. Due to the nature of most New Year’s Eve celebrations, the mountain remains fairly quiet the morning of January 1st.

Resolution Run : Ready to kick start that New Year’s Resolution? This 5k snow run (or snowshoe) is a great way to start the new year off on the right foot followed by a post-race party, finisher gifts and prizes round out the event.  Click Here for registration and details.


A Word From Ski Country : At Ski Country, we never encourage drinking and driving! Which is why we offer our unique and personalized Shuttle Service to all guests (extended hours on New Year Eve). We encourage all guests to utilize this free service (tips appreciated) when staying with Ski Country Resorts. Although we do try our best to maintain a prompt & reliable service, during busy times & holidays our service may be a bit delayed. Other options available are Uber (recently debuted in Breckenridge) as well as the local free bus (oftentimes the most reliable source of transportation – other than your own two feet). On New Years Eve The Breckenridge Free Ride offers special late-night service (until 2:15 a.m.) 

➔ Looking for a babysitter this New Years Eve? Here a couple of Ski Country suggestions : 



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