October Activities in Breck
Breckenridge is widely known as a top October destination for many reasons. Whether it be for the breathtaking fall colors, endless outdoor activities, or festive local events, Breckenridge has you covered. Immerse yourself in the October beauty and all that Breckenridge has to offer, you will not be disappointed! Check out the top things to do in Breckenridge in October below.
Leaf peepers rejoice! October is the perfect time to explore the golden hills of Breckenridge. Breck is surrounded by hundreds of miles of easy-access trails and hikes surrounded in autumn gold. No matter where you end up, you will surely find the picturesque aspen groves you are looking for. For added enchantment, it is not uncommon for the first snowfall of the year to come in October. Golden hills and snowy peaks are a breathtaking combo. Come see for yourself at our favorite areas in Breckenridge to enjoy the October colors.
Fall Spirits Are in The Air
Stop by the 9th annual Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival this October 19 – 21. This highly anticipated fall event brings over 40 small batch distillers from across the country to the town of Breckenridge. The festival offers a wide-variety of activities all weekend long. Participate in a scavenger hunt, learn to cook with your favorite spirits in an interactive class, or drop in at a cocktail workshop. Don’t miss the main event on Saturday night: The Still on the Hill Grand Tasting. Get your spirits up! Grab tickets and check out the action-packed schedule here.
Jump into Adventure
Although temperatures are steadily dropping, October is still prime time for many staple outdoor activities that Breckenridge is known for. Drive, hike or bike the countless trails in and around town. If you’re feeling adventurous, grab a mountain bike and speed things up a bit. Breck is home to a thriving mountain biking community so there is an abundance of trails surrounding the area. These are just a few of the unique outdoor experiences to check out this October in Breckenridge. Check out our guide to Breckenridge’s best beginner trails with stunning views.
Eat & Drink Your Way Through Town
The Breckenridge Dining Passport is back and better than ever for October 2018. 40 participating restaurants come together to offer incredible deals on food & beverage from September 24 – November 15. All proceeds from the from the Dining Passports will benefit Summit County Cares. One of Breck’s newest dining offerings, Aurum, is providing passport holders with 50% off all entrees. Other notable specials include The Gold Pan Saloon’s buy 1 get 1 beer special, and Rita’s 20% off your entire tab (7:00 – 9:00 pm) offer. Stop by the Breckenridge Welcome Center and pick up your passport today.
Get in the Halloween spirit this October with the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance. They offer many interactive, historically-rich tours and ghost tours throughout town and the surrounding area. The Breckenridge Haunted Tour is a local favorite during this time of year and is a great family-friendly activity. Experience the spooky side of Breck on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm all month long. All tours begin at the Breckenridge Welcome Center.
Find Your Seasonal Creativity
Click over to the Breckenridge Creative Arts October schedule and find a day to get crafty in this state-of-the-art facility. This month’s offerings are top-notch and perfect for anyone looking to learn something new. Highlighting the October schedule is the Halloween Costume Design event on Friday, October 26th. Participants will design and craft their own Halloween costumes from scratch. Bring your date and prepare for all your Halloween festivities in style.
Similarly, Ready Paint Fire has plenty to offer for those looking to get creative this month. Stop by their art & wine happy hour, running daily from 6 – 9 pm. Don’t miss their unique Paint Your Own Skull events on the 27th and 28th.
I would advise everyone to act fast on fitting in any last-minute fall activities. It is safe to say that everyone in Breckenridge has already broken into their daily snow dance routine…
Winter is well on its way and before we know it the October golden hills will be shining winter white. Fall will not be around much longer, get out there and make the most of it!
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