Breckenridge in the Summer

Breckenridge’s Top Summer Events

Although the flakes are still falling here in Breckenridge, summer is just around the corner. As the locals say, “We came for the winters, but stayed for the summers.” Visit Breckenridge this summer and find out why it’s the best season to be in Summit County!

JUNE

GOLD PANNING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Try not to get gold fever as you test your panning skills at this festive gold panning celebration over the weekend of June 16th – 18th. Paying tribute to Breckenridge’s roots as a historic mining town, this free event takes place daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Blue River Plaza and tools are provided. Learn more here.

BRECK BIKE WEEK(END)

Ride into summer in the High Country at Breck Bike Week, taking place June 23rd – 25th at Blue River Plaza and throughout Breckenridge. Partners like The Cycle Effect, Breck Bike Guides, Summit Velo, Breck Cruisers and YetiBeti won’t steer you wrong with their workshops, clinics, group rides, expo sales, races, and cycling films as you roll into every pedal pusher’s dream journey. Learn more here.

THE 2ND ANNUAL ROB MILLISOR HEART HEALTH WALK

This is NOT your average fundraiser! Watch the community celebrate while giving back in honor of the late Rob Millisor, a local philanthropist who dedicated much of his life to helping Summit County and beyond. All proceeds raised go directly to supporting heart health initiatives and participants receive free wellness gifts, healthy snacks and lunch, educational resources, libations, family fun and so much more at Carter Park in Breck on June 10th. Register today!!

JULY

34TH ANNUAL BRECKENRIDGE JULY ART FESTIVAL

The July Art Festival returns to Breck July 1st – 3rd in The Village at the south end of town. This free festival will now expand throughout the whole plaza, where artwork from over 100 top national artists will be on display. Click here for more information.

BRECKENRIDGE SUMMER BEER FESTIVAL

From noon until 5 p.m. on July 8th, make sure to stop by Beaver Run Resort for Breck’s 12th Annual Summer Beerfest. Quench your thirst with tastings from more than 50 breweries while enjoying live music, food and shopping outside. Tickets can be purchased here.

CLASSIC CAR SHOW

Almost 150 classic cars will be on display in the Red Village of the Outlet Mall in Silverthorne on July 8th. The Summit Chamber plans to offer deals on lodging, restaurants and boating to attendees. In the coming weeks, more details will be available here.

2017 BRECKENRIDGE FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL

Feed your inner wino on July 29 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Main Street Station in Breck at this one-of-a-kind festival that celebrates everything vino with unlimited tastings, live music, wine-pairings, education from chefs and more! Get tickets here before it sells out.

AUGUST

16th Annual Breckenridge Main Street Art Festival

From August 4th – 6th, head to The Village in Breck and check out creations from more than 100 nationally acclaimed artists at no charge. Soak up the sun and enjoy live music right at the base of the slopes of Colorado’s favorite mountain! Grab tickets here.

33rd Annual Genuine Jazz and Wine

Get hopped up on an earful of live tunes from celebrated jazz musicians while you wine and dine on premium vino and gourmet meals over the weekend of August 18th – 20th at the Copper Mountain Conference Center. Tickets go on sale soon, so check here for updates as the dates approach.

Cider Circus

What’s more entertaining than the circus? How about a circus in the Rockies dedicated to craft cideries and breweries, circus performances, kid’s crafts, a 5k sunset run, cheese pairings, live music and more?! It’d be a shame to miss The Greatest Cider Show on Earth at Copper Mountain Center Village the weekend of August 25th – 27th, so visit their page today!

As you can see, there’s no shortage of events coming to Summit County over the next few months. There’s also absolutely no reason to miss out on experiencing this gorgeous season in Breckenridge! Book your sweet summertime stay at com while there’s still availability.