Memorial Day in Breckenridge

003-2011-Fireworks-Breck.Here comes the sun, are you ready? You’ve packed up your skis or board, you’ve packed up that jacket, and finally you’re wearing shorts!! So, it’s time to get going with some fun in the sun as you spend time around Summit County and the surrounding areas. Put those shades on and clear out the weekend for some pre-summer fun! 

May 28 – 30, 2016 
Memorial Day Weekend, Estes Park 
Shoppers, diners, wildlife watchers, and purveyors of arts and crafts delight in the three-day Memorial Day weekend in Estes Park. Amidst budding trees and blossoming flowers, Estes Park is a rocking town that sits at the foot of Rocky Mountain National Park. From Saturday through Monday, May 28 to May 30, check out Bond Park in the center of downtown. More than 90 local, statewide, and national artisans showcase their talents in an annual, juried Art Market. Don’t miss the Gallery Row that features work from local art galleries. 

May 28, 2016 
Bluegrass on the Arkansas, Salida 
What’s better than free? This event that the local community enjoys every year and draws visitors to Salida is not one to miss! In addition to the line-up of bluegrass bands, volunteers from the Rotary Club have a variety of food.  Games available for kids making this a fun day for families.

Memorial Day to Forever, Buena Vista/Granite, CO 

RGP_6967Now that you have the local flavor and tunes, it’s time to get wet and wild! Survey the world famous Browns Canyon from your raft. The amount of white water is endless, as you can rock any rapids from class III to Class IV. This unreal scenic canyon will take your breath away as you explore the best rafting in the United States one memorable rapid at a time! Give AVA rafting/Zipline a call at 877-Rafting. That’s right, I said Ziplining too!  This outpost is near by and has a high adrenaline course that will tantalize your memorial day fantasies! 

Now that you have a slate of activities both in the air, on land and on the water, it’s time to make this happen. SO check out any of these great spots to make it a Memorial Day for the ages! Have fun and don’t forget the camera!