A Local’s Guide to Summer Events in Breckenridge

breck street viewIf you are looking to go somewhere fun and adventurous this summer, then pack your bags because Breckenridge, Colorado is the place to do that! People may think Breckenridge is only known for their skiing in the winter time, but little did you know, there is just as much or more to do in the summertime! There are endless amounts of events going on in this truly amazing mountain town, all throughout the summer. So, take a look at some of our local favorite events going on and figure out what will be taking place when you arrive. You won’t want to miss out! 

Breckenridge Demo Days June 23rd –26thWhat is better than demoing top of the line cycling gear? How about a couple days of being able to ride and test out new gear!  Breck Demo Days are going to be filling the town of Breckenridge with the community’s favorite bike-themed activities. There will be mountain and road demos, a poker ride and guided tours. If you are wanting to partake in a new adventure bring your headlamp and join in on the campfire ride.  

4th of July: Come join us this Independence Day for one unforgettable experience! From July 1st-4th come participate in the Breckenridge Creative Arts’ Street Arts Festival and create masterpieces on the pavement or graffiti arts with outdoor murals, installations, workshops and pop-up art. Kick off the Fourth of July with a 10K trail run, followed by the Firecracker 50 mountain bike race and last but not least the annual Main Street Parade. Don’t forget about the Fireworks! 

Breckenridge Summer Beer Fest July 9th: For all of you beer lovers out there, don’t miss out on this annual Beer Fest taking place in the heart of Breckenridge. The street is filled with dozens of brewers and has an incredible music lineup. Make sure to buy your ticket early because they do sell out fast!  

breck george washingtonBreckenridge International Festival of Arts August 12th-21st: This 10-day festival brings together a variety of installations, exhibitions, screenings, workshops, performances and surprise collaborations. If you are interested in volunteering then don’t forget to sign up!  

There are bountiful amounts of events taking place in Breckenridge this summer, so make sure to get out and explore all that Breck has to offer! Don’t forget to get your tickets beforehand for all of the different events! Enjoy!