Here’s What You Can’t Miss this Labor Day in Breckenridge, Colorado

It’s the last weekend of summer fun before snow starts to settle over the Rocky Mountains in Summit County, Colorado.  If you’re trying to enjoy the last bit of warm weather while it’s still around, head to Breckenridge this Labor Day weekend for these great events and activities.

Summit Foundation’s Great Rubber Duck Race

The Summit Foundation’s Great Rubber Duck Race has returned for another year. This fan favorite is a fundraiser for Summit County, each duck sold goes to a great cause. The more ducks you buy the better the chance you have winning one of the many awesome prizes that have been donated by local companies. On top of seeing thousands of rubber duckies going down the river (which is fantastic!), but there are great family activities that start at 10 AM such as bounce houses, human hamster ball and a toddler zone.
DATE: September 1st, 2018
LOCATION: Blue River & Blue River Plaza

Breckenridge Labor Day Sidewalk Sale

For the shoppers in the group, Breckenridge has their sidewalk sale and with 200 different shops you are bound to find something for everyone. Get your summer sport gear and clothing on clearance and find some great deals for the upcoming winter season.
DATE: August 31st to September 3rd, 2018
LOCATION: Breckenridge, Colorado

Labor Day in Breckenridge Colorado

Gathering at the Great Divide Art Festival

For the Art lovers the 43rd Annual Gathering at the Great Divide Art Festival is in the top 20 of art festivals in the United States. This event will feature over 100 artists including those with specialties in photography, wood, glass, jewelry and pottery.
DATE: September 1st to September 3rd, 2018 (10:00 AM – 6:00 PM daily and until 4:00 PM on Monday)
LOCATION: Main Street and Wellington in Breckenridge

6th Annual Oktoberfest at Keystone

If you can’t wait to celebrate Oktoberfest this year, Keystone hosts their annual festivities on Labor Day weekend. There will be face painting, a bounce house, and a performance by the Edelweiss Schuhplatters, while the parents will enjoy the craft brews from New Belgium Brewery.
DATE: September 1st, 2018
LOCATION: Keystone, Colorado

Breckenridge Oktoberfest 2018

Taste of Keystone

If you decide to spend your weekend in Keystone, the Taste of Keystone takes place the day after Oktoberfest. Enjoy dishes from Keystone’s award-winning culinary teams all while strolling around Keystone Lake, with plenty of activities and music for the whole family.
DATE: September 2nd, 2018
LOCATION: Keystone, Colorado

Breckenridge Hogfest Bacon & Bourbon Festival

If you can’t wait to make it to the Rocky Mountains, we don’t blame you.  The weekend before Labor Day, Breckenridge hosts the Breckenridge Hogfest Bacon & Bourbon Festival.  On Friday there is a VIP bourbon pairing dinner with four courses and dessert, Saturday is the grand tasting with an awesome VIP option as well, and Sunday is the brunch with mimosas and huge spread of brunch food.
DATE: August 24th to August 26th, 2018
LOCATION: Main Street Station and the Village at Breckenridge

Breckenridge’s 24th Annual Oktoberfest

If you’re staying a bit longer than Labor Day, again… we don’t blame you.  It’s the best time of year to stick around Summit County.  Breckenridge’s 24th Annual Oktoberfest starts on Friday September 7th on Main Street with food, dancing, music and of course… beer.
DATE: September 7th to September 9th, 2018
LOCATION: Main Street in Breckenridge

Still wanting to get out on the river?  Head to Kremmling, Colorado, just an hour north of Breckenridge, for a scenic float on the Upper Colorado River.  If you’re looking for a bit more intense of a trip, pump up these Class II rapids on a stand up paddle board or inflatable kayak.  Call Breckenridge Whitewater Rafting today to book your adventure!