Breckenridge's World-Renowned International Snow Sculpture Championships Return for 2023

Join us for Breckenridge’s world-renowned International Snow Sculpture Championships coming January 23rd until February 1st. With decades of snow sculpting heritage here in Breckenridge, we can truly say it never gets old! The sculptures inspire a childlike wonder.

Teams will be coming from all over the world and will spend up to 96 hours shaping and sculpting the snow, creating gravity defying masterpieces. Each team consists of 5-7 members who work around the clock, using only hand tools, during the allotted time to complete their sculptures by the deadline at which time all work must cease. Watching them evolve is an experience like no other.

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New Year’s Eve in Breckenridge

Ring in the New Year at 9600 feet!

Looking for the perfect winter wonderland to be the backdrop for your memories this New Year’s Eve? Covered in powdery snow and sparkling with over 250,000 twinkling lights, the town of Breckenridge is the perfect destination for a dream start to the New Year! Join us for all the magic as the clock strikes midnight.

We’ve put together a list of all the Breckenridge events that you need to know about this New Year’s Eve:

Breckenridge New Year’s Eve events:

Cabin Juice at Gravity Haus

Spend the evening dancing the year away with Gravity Haus at their fresh eatery, Cabin Juice, located on the second floor of Gravity Haus

Where: 605 S Park Ave

The Food – Cabin Juice…

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Race of The Santas & Lighting of Breck, December 3rd

Join us at Breckenridge's official holiday season kick-off celebration! The Race of The Santa's and the Lighting of Breckenridge are two iconic, family friendly events that usher in the joy of the season to our beloved mountain town each year. Locals and visitors fill the streets of Breckenridge to watch hundreds of Santas dash, dance, and prance down our historic Main Street spreading holiday cheer before Santa flips the switch on the Town Tree and lights up the entire town like a real-life Christmas card!

Schedule of Events:

Holiday Dog Parade

It wouldn't be a family event without Fido! Kick-off the day's festivities with the annual Holiday Dog Parade. Dog's that have made Santa's "Nice…

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Ullr Fest 2022

Join the local party and show your devotion to the God of Snow - the legendary Ullr, at Ullr Fest 2022!

Who is Ullr?

Ullr has been an infamous character around Breckenridge since Breckenridge Ski Resort was founded in 1961. You’ve probably noticed his 25-foot metal statue on Peak 8 and heard his name around town.

Ullr, the Norse God of Snow, was brought to Breck by the two Norwegian friends who founded the resort. Known for his incredible archery and skiing skills, Ullr would travel the land on skis, hunting with his bow. Every winter, Ullr would cover the earth in snow every winter to protect it from harm. Ullr Fest was born as a celebration of the fresh powder and good winter tidings Ullr brings to Breckenridge each…

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Summer may be winding down, but if you are an art enthusiast of any kind, Breckenridge is the place now through Labor Day Weekend. 

The Breckenridge International Festival of Arts (BIFA) is a celebration of human creative skill and imagination. After a two-year absence, this spectacular event returns for 10 days of multi-art programs Aug 12-21, 2022.

BIFA takes creativity above and beyond the expected and ordinary. While always centered around music, art exhibits and art classes, the featured event lineup changes with each year to help us keep taking our imaginations to new places. Some of the exhibits are temporary and some will become interwoven into the culture of Breckenridge- like Isak the Troll!

Beyond being a spectator, there are also…

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Summertime is a favorite for visitors and locals here in Breck. Along with the return of longer days comes the return of some of our favorite events.

Look forward to live music at the Riverwalk Center! Headliners include Mary Chapin Carpenter July 9th, Drive By Truckers July 14th, and G. Love July 31st, all shows start at 7:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased through Breck Create.

The National Repertory Orchestra is back and will be playing several concerts and events from June 25th through August 13th.  Make sure to check them out at one of our free porch series concerts July 6th, 13th and 27th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm at our historic Breckenridge Associate Real Estate office front lawn located on Main Street.

After a fun inaugural season, the Air…

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Updated 1/11/2022

The most beloved signature event in Breckenridge returns for 2022. The International Snow Sculpture Competition (ISSC) creates a temporary but magnificent outdoor museum in the center of town.  


NOTE: Reservation Required for January 29 viewing

The competition begins with 20-ton, 12-foot-tall blocks of snow spaced out in the Tiger Dredge parking lot next to the Riverwalk Center. Pre-competiton prep includes volunteers who help stomp the snow into these huge rectangular shaped blocks. The ISSC is commonly mistakenly…

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There is no substitution for the energy and effervescence of live music. Of all the things Summit County residents missed last year, live music is at the top of the list. Being part of a crowd synchronized by rhythm and lyrics creates a magical atmosphere that puts a peaceful smile on the soul. 

There are dozens of opportunities to immerse yourself in live music this summer, indoors and outdoors, settings big and small. Sing along under the stars at one of Colorado’s most iconic venues, the Dillon Amphitheater or enjoy a more intimate gathering at a local eatery. A full lineup of both free and paid events awaits music lovers of all genres in Summit County this summer.

Summer 2021 Dillon Amphitheater Paid Shows:
July 13-14, String Cheese Incident,…

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The answer to one of summer's biggest questions has finally been answered. For months, we've been listening to rumors and speculation about what will become of the 2020-2021 ski season. With last season being cut short, many of us are dreaming of the day we can be back on the mountain to immerse ourselves in winter in the best possible way- on our skis or board with family, friends, or even solo. On Aug 27, Vail Resorts announced Breckenridge Ski Resort will open for skiing and riding on Nov 13, 2020 to passholders only and by reservation. Keystone Resort opens a bit earlier for passholders on Nov 6. Skiers without season passes will be able to ski starting Dec 7 by reservation only. In a letter from Vail Resorts CEO, Rob Katz, he states, "Given how fluid…

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Please join us this Summer on July 6, July 13 and July 27 from 4-5pm for our traditional Free Porch Concert Series here at our office at 229 Main Street in Breckenridge. Bring a chair or take a seat on the lawn and enjoy these free outdoor concerts while reaping the benefits of classical music.

For 62 years, the National Repertory Orchestra has been helping young musicians prepare for their professional musical careers while simultaneously introducing young children to orchestra music and providing an uplifting experience for our community.

Each year, over 1,000 young adults (ages 18-29) from around the world audition for the NRO with hopes of being chosen for one of only 89 spots. The young musicians who are selected spend 8 weeks in Breckenridge…

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