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Spring into Breckenridge Celebrations

Posted by JanL on March 15, 2017

Spring Fever, Easter and Closing Day all combine to make late March through April the pinnacle of springtime fun in Breckenridge. From fan-favorite free concerts to intense athletic competitions, Spring in Breckenridge is one of the most anticipated times of the year, and 2017 is shaping up to be something really special. Our Breckenridge Real Estate office has compiled a list of the featured events, parties and celebrations so don’t have to miss a moment of the fun.

spring_fever.jpgSpring Fever

For this month-long festival ushering in warmer and longer days, you wouldn’t think there would be so much snow involved! Well, that’s just part of life in our Colorado High Country. This farewell to winter culminates with on-snow competitions, bluebird days on the mountain, and copious amounts of food and beer. So, don your sunny lenses and ditch those extras layers. It’s time for Spring Fever in Breckenridge! Here’s what we have to look forward to:

GoPro Big Mountain Challenge (3/18):

Come and watch the most talented youth freestylers compete on Peak 6 at Breckenridge in the IFSA series. Just hop on the Kensho Superchair a little before 4 pm to grab a good viewing spot and enjoy the show!

LGBT pride flagBreck Pride (3/22-3/26):

LGBT appreciation week is heading to Breckenridge for the first time this year, and we can’t wait! Enjoy beers, brunch, a Color Run, First Tracks ski runs and much, much more. The event line up of Breck Pride week is a massive addition to all the fun and fabulousness of Spring Fever. Click here for the full line up, and make sure you get your tickets for the Sandra Bernhard Comedy show at the Riverwalk Center at 7 pm on Saturday, March 25th.

Mountain Dew Spring Open (4/1):

The Spring Open is coming back to Breck on April Fools Day. Open to all athletes – pro and amateur – head out to Park Lane’s Triple Jump line to impress the judges, and more importantly, to try and win some sweet cash prizes! Make sure to head over to the TBar afterward for the epic after party.

chiliBreckenridge Chili Cook Off (4/2):

Hop on the gondola and spend your morning skiing – or at least enough to work up a hearty appetite! Ski down to Sevens Restaurant at the base of Peak 7 to eat all the chili you can handle, each batch created by a local top chef. Make sure you try each one so you can vote for your favorite recipe!

Spring Beer Fest (4/8):

For the 11th year in a row, Spring Beer Fest is gracing the Town of Breckenridge with its presence. Head down to Main St. Station from noon to 5 pm to try delicious concoctions from 35 different craft breweries. Enjoy live music, great food and a designated VIP section. Best après ski ever? Check!

skinningBreck Ascent Series Final Race (4/12):

If you’re looking for a way to burn off all the calories you’re sure to be consuming during Spring Fever, this is it. Join the final hill climb event and get up the mountain any way you can! Just make sure you bring skis or snowboard to get back down.

Easter (4/16):

The Easter Bunny has hidden eggs on Peaks 8 and 9, just in time for our Easter celebration! Head to Breckenridge for an amazing morning of egg-hunting before getting your ski day started. A protected area will be open and monitored for the children to hunt for eggs.

fat bike winterThe Imperial Challenge (4/22):

This isn’t your mother’s triathlon! This event features a six mile bike ride followed by an ascent to the top of the T-bar or top of Peak 8. The last leg is easy with a downhill ski competition. Pre-registration is $50, or $60 on-site. The Imperial Challenge is a true bucket-list competition for hardcore athletes!

Closing Day Celebrations (4/23):

It’s always hard to say goodbye, but there’s no better way to celebrate the end to another incredible ski season at Breckenridge Ski Resort than with concerts, parties, funny outfits, and of-course, last runs. Here’s to a great 2016/2017 ski season. We can’t wait for the next one!

 

 

Breckenridge Real Estate Agent Jan Leopold
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Slifer, Smith & Frampton
Real Estate Agent
Breckenridge, Colorado