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!
|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
|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
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!’
- Directions to The Romance Hike
- Snowshoe Rentals
- Pack a Picnic! | Ridge Street Wine has the perfect assortment of wine, cheese and chocolate to craft the perfect picnic platter.
► 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.
|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
|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.
…The Traverse – Enjoy breathtaking mountain views & spectacular romantic sunsets while dining on mouthwatering dishes.
…Le Petite Paris – Refined French plates served in a petite, rose-tinted space with Parisian murals & low lighting.
…Modis – New American dishes with a Colorado touch in a refined bi-level space with brick walls & a skylight.
|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
|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.|
…Petal & Bean – Custom Florals Arrangements and Plants, Uniquely Colorado Gifts – all that Treat the Senses and the Soul.
…Woodland Breckenridge – Mountain gift, décor & florist shop.
…Belvidere & Hern – Specializing in the finest quality leather goods, cowhide rugs, fair trade bags and more!
…Breckenridge Jewelers – Because, after all, diamonds are a girl’s best friend!