2008 - 2009 Must - Do Events
Usher in the holiday season in Breckenridge
with a holiday choir concert, strolling carolers, fireworks, cocoa
and a procession down Main Street with Santa Claus! An evening highlight
is the lighting of the town tree in the Blue River Plaza, downtown
Come join Santa Claus and enjoy Breckenridge
at its finest!
This Snow’s for You! This weeklong
celebration of Ullr, the Norse God of Snow, brings the legendary Main
Street parade, live entertainment and bar series, Nordic and freeskier
events and tons of snow to Breckenridge.
The Budweiser International
Snow Sculpture Championships
Teams from around the world compete
in this eye-pleasing event, creating mammoth works of art from 12-feet
tall, 20-ton blocks of snow. The sculptors work during the week, reshaping
the bounty of Mother Nature into freeform whimsy or spellbinding intricacy.
Well-known artists act as judges for the event, which has brought
sculptors from as far away as Morocco, Belize, Japan, Canada, Scandinavia,
Russia, China and Wales.
Mardi Gras Celebration
Fat Tuesday begins with the crowning
of the King and Queen and commences down Main Street with a festive
parade. Main Street Station takes over next with live music, hurricanes,
Cajun food and lots of beads!
Breckenridge Spring Massive Festival
A Fusion of Sport, Music, Family Fun
and Legendary Spring Conditions!
Get ready for the fourth annual Spring
Massive Festival! This April you'll find concerts, competitions, celebrity
racing, nightlife, exhibitions, jams, film shoots, kid's activities
and the legendary spring conditions that Breckenridge is famous for.
Don't miss a minute... It's going to be MASSIVE!
Bite of Breckenridge
Art District Schedule
Snow Volleyball Tournament
1 April Fools Day Celebration
Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge Finals
SnowBash Celebrity Ski Race
TBD SnowActive Kid's Weekend
TBD Jim Salestrom Concert
TBD Easter Egg Hunt & Brunch
TBD Breckenridge Then & Now
Massive Rail Jam: Benefit for Matt Wyffles
Massive Music Weekend
TBD FREE Concert at the Riverwalk Center
TBD E-Chair Challenge
Breckenridge Bump Buffet
BITE OF BRECKENRIDGE
For a truly unique dining experience, come to Breckenridge during
Spring Massive for the first annual "Bite of Breckenridge".
Participating restaurants will feature a 3 course menu (appetizer,
entre & dessert) for $15 or $25 per person, depending on the restaurant.
Don't miss this chance to sample Breck's premier restaurants an exceptional
price! Stay tuned for more details...
Participating establishments include:
Agaves, Blue River Bistro, Briar Rose, Breckenridge Brewery, Breckenridge
Cattle Co., Bubba's Bones, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Cecelia's, Charlie
Dog's, Columbine Cafe, Downstairs at Eric's, Fatty's Pizzeria, Giampietro's,
Gold Pan Saloon, Hearthstone, Horseshoe II, Mi Casa, Michael's, Mrs.
E & Me, Paisano's, Quandary Grill, Salt Creek, South Ridge Seafood,
Steak & Rib, St. Bernard, Subway and Whales Tail.
Put a little Spring in your shopping during Spring Massive's "Massive
Shopping" event. Stores and merchants all over town will feature
massive showcases, massive sales, and the Spring Massive incentive
card. Events will include visiting artists, previews of next year's
merchandise, fashion showcases, visits with snowboard and ski reps
and much, much more! Stay tuned for more details...
Snow Volleyball Tournament
The BRC Ambassadors are hosting a friendly Spring Massive Snow Volleyball
Tournament on April Fool's Day in conjunction with the BBQ. Sign up
a team of six to compete for great prizes and "massive"
prestige! For more information call 970-453-1018.
APRIL FOOLS DAY CELEBRATION
Join the April fools celebration in the Blue River Plaza for a BBQ,
live music by the "Universally Famous Rocket Surgeons" and
the crowing of the Town Fool. A portion of the proceeds benefit the
EASTER EGG HUNT (TBD)
It's time for Breckenridge's annual Easter Egg Hunt. Grab your Easter
basket, take the chair lift up the mountain and start hunting! Eggs
will be filled with candy and mountain money, and will be placed on
Peak 8. One lucky egg will have a voucher for a free season pass inside!
There's no better way to start Easter Sunday. Call 970-453-5000 for
EASTER BRUNCH BUFFET (TBD)
After you're done hunting for those lucky Easter eggs, grab your family
and head over to Border Burritos at the base of Peak 8 for the Easter
Brunch Buffet. This yummy Easter meal will give you the fuel you need
for a great Easter Sunday on the slopes. When you've had your fill
at brunch, bring your kids over to the Snow Active Kid's tent for
more free games and activities. Keep your eyes open…you just
might catch a glimpse of the Easter Bunny! Call 970-453-5000 for more
MASSIVE SLOPESTYLE COMPETITION
Skiers and riders throw down in this progressive freestyle competition
in the Freeway Terrain Park! A "massive" cash purse is on
the line with each rider being judged on overall style, technical
difficulty and creativity. Whether competing or watching, the Massive
Slopestyle should not to be missed! Entry is limited to 125 participants.
HELMETS REQUIRED!!! Call 970-453-3228 or emailAsabreen@vailresorts.com
for details and registration information.
MASSIVE SUPERPIPE COMPETITION
A festival of Massive proportions calls for an equally Massive Superpipe
Competition. Don't miss world-class riders and local amateurs competing
in Colorado's top rated Superpipe. As if the 18-foot walls weren't
enough to keep you gasping for air, the tricks that these skiers and
riders have up their sleeves are sure to blow you away. Add to that
a cash purse, and you know you're in for a huge competition. Entry
is limited to 125 participants. HELMETS REQUIRED!!! Call 970-453-3228
or email Asabreen@vailresorts.com for details and registration information.
BRECKENRIDGE THEN & NOW
"Breckenridge Then and Now" will feature images taken of
the Breckenridge area in the late 1960's and early 1970's by former
Breckenridge councilmember Alden Spilman. Those same images are being
re-photographed today by local photographers Bob Winsett, Carl Scofield,
and Gary Soles to show how much Breckenridge has changed.... And not
changed! A Breckenridge trivia contest will start the evening's presentation.
Also included are a best tie-dye contest and silent auction. Snacks
will be provided and there will be a cash bar. Doors open at 6:30
p.m. and presentations begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 if purchased
in advance and $22 at the door (if there are any left). The event
is a benefit for Continental Divide Land Trust. Call 970-453-3875
or email email@example.com for more details and information.
MASSIVE RAIL JAM: BENEFIT FOR
Skiers and boarders grind it out at this Massive Rail Jam, benefiting
Matt Wyffels, a competitive snowboarder who was paralyzed. With prize
money on the line for each rail, this competition is sure to be an
all-out rail-sliding extravaganza! Our rail engineers spend all summer
creating a multitude of insane rails that will be showcased in this
progressive event. All proceeds will be donated to Matt for his physical
therapy, which is teaching him how to walk despite his paralysis.
There will be tons of prizes, giveaways and live music. Entry is limited
to 125 participants. HELMETS REQUIRED!!!Call 970-453-3228 or email
Asabreen@vailresorts.comfor details and registration information.
For more info on Matt's progress, visit http://sittallstandtall.com/matt/mattw.htm
MASSIVE MUSIC WEEKEND
Dive into the massive fun with the 2004 Massive Music Weekend! Get
ready for a musical explosion as bands and DJs from around the country
infiltrate Breckenridge to kick off Spring Massive. The highlight
of this weekend is a FREE concert in town at the Riverwalk Center,
where DJ Logic will get things started and Fishbone will round out
night the with a blend of meshing styles of music, such as metal,
rap, funk, ska and even a little reggae. Don't miss the cutting edge
line up of DJ's and bands at various clubs around town and all over
the mountain at locations like the Bergenhof Restaurant, TenMile Station,
Vista Haus, the Maggie and more! The party starts with a bang at the
Massive Music Weekend! Call 970-453-5000 for more information.
FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT AT THE
It's the musical event of the year. Call 970-453-5000 for more information.
E-CHAIR CHALLENGE (TBD)
Be a part of the second annual E-Chair Challenge, this exciting event
features two-person teams tackling E-Chair on the grueling North-side
of Peak 9 for an all out endurance battle royal. The format is simple,
lap E-Chair more times than any other team on the runs of your choice
to take home the top prize! Get your knees ready and call Avalanche
Sports at 970-453-1461 for details and registration information.
The twelfth annual Imperial Challenge warms up with a 6.2 mile mountain
bike ride from the Town of Breckenridge across Peak 7 to Peak 8. Followed
by a 2,500 foot, wind testing ascent of Peak 8 to the top of the Imperial
Bowl on the equipment of your choice. As your quadriceps quiver from
oxygen deprivation and lactic acid build up, begin your descent to
the base of Peak 8 on skis or a snowboard. An hour and forty-five
minutes could win; two hours would be a great time! Contact Great
Adventure Sports at 970-453-0333 or visithttp://greatadventuresports.com/site/index.cfm
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