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Breckenridge has Spring Fever! Spring in Breckenridge is widely known for having the best snow in Colorado along with sunny bluebird days, special events and great deals.

Breck Pride Week, April 3-7
LGBTQ community and everyone is invited to celebrate Breck Pride with daily apres parties, on-mountain guided tours and celebrations all week long.
Location: Breckenridge Ski Resort and In Town

Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival, April 6
Brews and views, and free live music in the Colorado Rockies.
Noon-5pm, $35/person
Location: Main Street Station & The Village at Breckenridge

Imperial Challenge, April 13
It’s the 28th year for the most unique pseudo-triathlon anywhere. Ride your bike six miles from the Breckenridge Recreation Center to the base of Peak 7

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Breckenridge Ski Resort plans to extend the 2018-19 ski and snowboarding season through Memorial Day. This adds more than a month of extra skiing and riding for pass holders and resort guests for the first time in close to 20 years. The resort’s original closing date for the season was planned for April 21, and is now extended through Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. Breckenridge said it plans to operate the extended season on Peak 7, and will offer access to advanced- and expert-level terrain on Peak 8, which includes Imperial, Horseshoe and North Bowls, which are accessed by the Independent SuperChair, the Imperial Express SuperChair and the TBar. Breckenridge’s high elevation and resort positioning with north facing slopes will allow the resort to the

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Domus Pacis is Latin for House of Peace. The Domus Pacis Family Respite encourages cancer patients, their families and friends to escape to the beauty of the mountains and experience the peace that comes from creating joyful memories for the people they most cherish. Through donated resort homes and many giving volunteers, the central mountains of Colorado including Summit County, were designated as the non-profit program’s initial respite community. Since 2008, Domus Pacis has coordinated nearly 1,000 family respite stays.

Breckenridge Associates Real Estate is proud to support this wonderful and important charity by sponsoring three themed concerts in March, July and December this year. If you’re in town, we hope you can add these concerts to your

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Mardi Gras Festivities Cancelled

Celebrate Fat Tuesday in the high alpine snow capped mountains of Breckenridge,  and with all of the fun and party you’d expect from a traditional Mardi Gras Celebration. Main Street, Breckenridge is the place to be on the first Tuesday in March for a colorful New Orleans-style party sure to impress and make certain tourists and locals alike are able to “let the good times roll”. Mardi Gras lovers will be celebrating Carnival in style with Mardi Gras beads, masks, boas, costumes, dancing, live music and the great sense of community fun Breckenridge is proud to show off.

Breckenridge Mardi Gras Highlights: March 5, 2019

4:30pm, Mardi Gras Parade on Breckenridge Main St. Whether a participant or spectator, kids

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The Town of Breckenridge and Breckenridge Ski Resort announced mid-December a term sheet has been finalized which outlines details for a parking structure to be constructed on the South Gondola Lot in Breckenridge. The new parking structure is anticipated to break ground in spring of 2020 and is expected to create approximately 400 additional parking spaces, pending final Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) approval.

“We know that in-town parking is a critical need in Breckenridge and we look forward to partnering with the Town to bring new, incremental parking spaces to the South Gondola Lot for the community and our guests,” said John Buhler, vice president and chief operating officer at Breckenridge Ski Resort.

Vail Resorts will remain the

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It’s time again to experience the magic of Breckenridge’s famed International Snow Sculpture Championships - Mother Nature’s perfect canvas to showcase the amazing art of snow sculpting. Breckenridge Associates Real Estate has partnered in this world-class event since its inception 29 years ago, with close ties to the event’s original founders, who have helped it succeed into the event it is today. This year’s International Snow Sculpture Championship takes place January 21-30, 2019. 

Snowsculpture International 2019

The snow sculpting event includes 16 international teams. This year’s competitors are from China, Ecuador, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Mongolia, Turkey and the USA (Breckenridge, CO and Wisconsin are representing for the USA teams).

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The winter ski season has been off to a great start and it’s clear Ullr, the god of winter, has been in a very, very good mood. Afterall, he’s delivered more than 13 feet of snow so far this season. Hopefully, you can help us keep Ullr happy by joining us to thank him for all this snow and the wonderful winter wonderland we’ve all been so fortunate to enjoy. This year marks 55 years of Ullr Fest, January 9-12, 2019. Ullr celebrations are all about fun and community. So grab your finest Viking Hat and get ready to have some fun, Ullr style.

Here’s the lowdown and what to expect from Ullr Fest 2019.

Ullr Fest 2019

Wednesday, January 9
6:30pm - Ullr King and Queen Crowning. Two locals are chosen as Breckenridge’s Ullr King and Queen for their contributions in the

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Holiday fireworks over Breckenrdge

Oh the holiday season! The rush to the new year can be a blur of presents and pressures and celebrations and caloric overloads. And then we land on the doorstep of a new year, exhausted, and looking squarely into the fresh face of all the potential a new year brings. And we make our resolutions, and hope we can keep them. In so many parts of the country, gyms reports an uptick of hopeful participants in the early weeks of a new year. 

What about a slight change up this year? Make resolutions before all the holiday pressure avalanches you. 

A Resolution to get Outside More?

Here in Summit we have more than one way to get out and to keep moving. Beside hitting the slopes, there are several versions of cross-country skiing, snowshoeing,…
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ULLR is locally celebrated as the Nordic god of snow, but according to Norse mythology, he is the stepson of Thor and the god of snowshoes, hunting, the bow, and the shield. There are weeks in Breckenridge where one could be forgiven for assuming Ullr is the god of sharing adult beverages in the snowy outdoors while watching parades and burning things while wearing pelts and horned caps. For long time locals, Alden Spillman is the physical embodiment of the Norse god, and has dressed as Ullr for the annual UllrFest for as long as anyone remembers - certainly before his daughter, who is now a grown woman, was born. Alden, a photographer and historian, is said to have the best collection of early ski town photos. His imposing physical presence and authentic

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There is nothing like your first day of skiing for the season. Sure, the ski movie premiers are high energy affairs. First dusting of the peaks can get your heart racing as the lights, sights, smells and temperature all trigger our skier brains that the season is almost upon us. But first day brings the excitement up to a whole new level.

You awaken with that first day of school flutter in your stomach. Well -- even better than the school flutter. Choke down a super smoothie and oatmeal to keep you fueled for the day. Touch your toes a few times and give your quads a stretch -- you'll be spending a lot of time together for the next 8 months, so make nice now.

Keystone lift starting up for the seasonYou get dressed -- in either beloved, trusted gear that has served you well. Lucky socks,

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