5 Must Attend Summer Events in Breckenridge

5 Must Attend Summer Events in Breckenridge

Tommy Riley
Tommy Riley
Stoke is always high in the mountains! There is never a dull moment in Breckenridge. From the endless outdoor activities, to the unique local atmosphere... this place has it all.

With all our recent snowfall and powder days galore, it may be hard to believe that dreamy summer events are only a few months away. I can feel the warm sunshine already! Breckenridge is home to a vibrant summer event schedule, chock-full of unique mountain inspired gatherings.

Head over to our booking page and lock-down a walk-to-town property for you and your crew. Featured properties are all within walking distance to town, keeping you active and engaged with all the happenings.

Check out the 5 must-attend events in Breckenridge this summer below!

WAVE Festival

1. WAVE: Light + Water + Sound


May 30 – June 2, 2019


4-day festival that features interactive art displays, installations and musical performances

Experience the town of Breckenridge as a living, breathing canvas

FREE and open to the public


Blue River Plaza


gold panning

2. Gold Panning Championships


June 14 – 16, 2019


This family friendly event is put on by the Gold Prospectors of Colorado

Everyone is invited to learn how to pan for gold, with materials provided

After learning the basics, watch the masters compete for the GOLD (pun intended)

Experience some good ol’ historic fun on the banks of Blue River Plaza

FREE and open to the public


Blue River Plaza, Main Street


july 4

3. Independence Day Celebration


July 4, 2019


Big time celebration

Highlights include: Main Street Parade, 10K trail run, Street Arts Festival, Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race

Don’t miss Breckenridge Creative Arts’ Street Arts: Patriotica!, a celebration of street, pavement and grafitti arts

Please note: there will be no fireworks in Breckenridge… (but it will still be poppin’!)


Downtown Breckenridge


4. Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival


July 13, 2019


Returning to Breck for its 13th year

40 breweries come to town for a day of tastings, music and food

Retail vendors line the streets

Featured musical acts: Frisco Funk Collective, Two Faces West, Public Safety


 Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center


food and wine

5. Breckenridge Food & Wine Festival


July 26 – July 28


One-of-a-kind wine tasting experience

Live Music, Wine Tastings & Pairings, Exceptional Views, Food

Friday: VIP Wine pairing Dinner, Saturday: Grand Tasting, Sunday: Brunch & Vines


Main Street Station Plaza, The Village at Breckenridge

Check out our Wine Fest for Two package here!


Check out our tailored collection of walk to town properties perfect for your action-packed stay…


Looking for more recommendations or things to do in Breck? Need help finding and booking experiences for your dream mountain vacation? Get in touch with our team of local experts.

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