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Breckenridge International Snow Sculpting Championships 2016

Schedule for Breckenridge International Snow Sculpting Championships 2016

  • January 14th – 17th, 2014- Technical week- Stomp, shape, pack, measure, layout, and planning all take place this week as the artists carefully craft their visions.
  • January 21st - 25th, 2014- Sculpting week- Time for the artists to dig in, and use all the hand tools they have available to create their vision, and gently augment their snow into art.
  • January 25th – February 2nd- Viewing week- Time to bask in the glory, and put their finished works on display for everyone to enjoy.

Teams Competing in the Breckenridge International Snow Sculpting Championships 2016

  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • Germany- Agrawal
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia- Batmunkh
  • Mongolia- Bayanmunkh
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine
  • Yukon- Canada
  • USA- Breck!
  • USA- Loveland
  • USA- Vermont
  • USA- Wisconsin

Blue River Sports and Mountain Wave- Partners we Love!!

As a local lodging company, we have a lot of Breckenridge businesses ask us to promote their services to our guests.  Generally, we like to help out, and will promote those businesses who we feel offer the best goods and services in town, specifically those that make our guests happy.  I must say, this town is full of quality businesses, well versed in guest service, and deserving of our endorsement.  However, every so often we run across a business, or more correctly business owners, that we like to highlight as a business we trust above others. 

                                    

The folks at Blue River Sports and Mountain Wave have developed a relationship with Resort Managers dating back many years, and have become a business we reccommend to every guest who walks through our door due to their value, service, and friendly ownership and staff.  Sody, Dave, and John are longtime locals that truely represent the best Breckenridge has to offer.  They donate thier time and energy to many local entities, and exemplify what a true Breckenridge local business is- Friendly, Welcoming, and Fun!

I know each of these men personally, and am proud to reccommend their services to our guests.  Trust me, you will be in good hands. 

Ski & Snowboard Rentals in Breckenridge since 1982. Oldest locally owned & operated shop in Breckenridge with the largest selection of ski and snowboards. Rossignol, K2, Salomon, Blizzard, Volkl, Never Summer, Burton, Icelantic, Faction, Line, LibTech, Roxy & Sims. Boots are fitted, not just handed to you. Fittings take 20 minutes, usually less. Free breakage insurance and storage. Clothing rental. No charge for pick-up the evening before. Kids under 5 free with adult rental. 5th day free. Only charge 2.5% tax. Enjoy. We've been doing it right for a long time. Open 8am - 9pm daily. 600 S. Park Ave., Peak 9 Base Area. 970-453-1110.

Book Direct with them for your upcoming winter vacation at 10% off!- http://www.breckenridgeresortmanagers.com/directory/breckenridge-ski-rentals--onsite/blue-river-sports

Breckenridge Winter Dew Tour 2015 - Schedule of Events

For our 8th time, Breckenridge will host the athletes of the winter Dew Tour, December 10th to 13th 2015.  This is the final event in the 2015 Dew Tour Championship series, culminating in our wonderful winter town.  The event will consist of freeski and snowboard events, as well as some great events, activities, and your chance to meet the athletes.  The Dew Tour has one stop for its winter championships, and that s Breckenridge, so don’t miss out on your last chance to see these high flying athletes in action!

Dew Tour 2015 Events will include-

  • Men’s and Women’s ski and board Slopestyle
  • Men’s and Women’s ski and board Superpipe
  • Men’s Snowboard Streetstyle

All event times to be announced at a later date, and updated here.

Breckenridge Oktoberfest 2015 – schedule of events

Breckenridge Oktoberfest is now in its 21st year, and we are getting better every year.  More food, fun, events, activities, music, and of course the beer!  Main Street in Breckenridge hosts the kickoff, Friday the 11th 2015 at 2 p.m.  The party continues each day, through Sunday at 5 p.m.

Friday Oktober 11th, 2015

  • 2– 6 Main Street Biergarten Party, day one! 
  • 6:30– 9 the euphoric Brewmaster Dinner: Delectable five course menu paired with a selection of Paulaner beers.   

Saturday Oktober 12th, 2015

  • 10 - 1 Breckenridge Oktoberfest 5K Trail Run
  • 10 – 12:30 Enjoy the Breckenridge Brewery Oktoberfest 2015 Brunch- another multi course meal paired with select beers. 
  • 10 – 6 Main Street biergarten Party- Day two, pace yourself!

Sunday Oktober 13th, 2015

  • 10– 5 Main Street Oktoberfest Party- This is day three, and only for the strong.

Breckenridge International Festival of the Arts (BIFA) 2015

Welcome to the inaugural year of the Breckenridge International Festival of the Arts (BIFA) 2015, happening in and around Breckenridge all through August and September 2015.  This year, the International Festival of Arts is a 10 day event, consisting of a multitude of artistic renditions, events, concerts, classes, performances, and entertainment.  BIFA 2015 highlights a phenomenal year of arts district expansion in Breckenridge, including the new and improved Breckenridge Arts District, and the remodeled mason’s hall on Main Street. 

Below is our Schedule of events for the Breckenridge International Arts Festival-

  • Australia’s “The Fruits”- 8/13-16 on the Breck Riverwalk Center Lawn
    Trail Mix- 8/14 – 23
  • “The Blue Trees” by Konstantin Dimpoilos- 8/14 – 9/14
  • “Abound” by Julie Hughes- 8/14-23, 2015 at the Old Masonic Hall
  • Michael Ward- Bergeman and Groanbox and BMF- 8/15 at 7:30pm in the Breckenridge Riverwalk Center.  Tix $40-$25
  • ETHEL’s Documerica- 8/16 at 7:30pm in the Riverwalk Center. Tix $45-$25
  • “VOLO” by Diavolo- 8/18-19 at 7:30pm in the Breck Riverwalk Center. Tix $45-$25, $10 Kids
  • ARTCRANK- 8/19 – 30 at the Old Masonic Hall
  • The Austin Bike Zoo- 8/20-21at Breck Create Festival Square
  • The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band- 8/20 at 7:30pm in Breck Create Festival Square
  • Los Lobos!- 8/21 at 7:30pm on the Breckenridge Riverwalk Center Lawn
  • An Evening with Ira Glass- 8/22 at 7:30pm in the Breck Riverwalk Center. Tix $70-$45
  • The Triplets of Belleville Featuring Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville and composer Benoit Charest- 8/23 at 7:30pm in the Riverwalk Center. Tix $45-$25, $10 Kids

USA Pro Cycling Challenge Breckenridge 2015

USA Pro Cycling Challenge Breckenridge 2015

Breckenridge Day 1- USA Pro Challenge Stage Four is on August 20, 2015 at 10:15 AM

From Aspen to Breckenridge, over Independence Pass, Trout Creek Pass and Hoosier Pass, finishing with the awful Moonstone road climb and down Boreas Pass to the finish line.

Day 1 Activities for the USA Pro Challenge-
• Scavenger Hunt on Main Street
• Bike-themed fun at the new Breckenridge Arts District
• Stunt Show in the Village from 12-6
• The Strider Cup on Main Street at noon
• The Wish for Wheels parade at 12:30
• Street Sprints on Main Street at 1
• Music by Trout Steak Revival in the Village beginning at noon
• Music by Dave and Brad in the Village beginning at 2
• Watch the finish in town or on the big screen at the Riverwalk Center lawn at 3
• USA Pro Challenge 2015 awards ceremony beginning at 4
• More music by Trout Steak Revival in the Festival Village at 4:30
• Bike decorating and costume parade through town at 6
• Concert by The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band at 7:30

Breckenridge Day 2- USA Pro Challenge Stage Five- Women’s and Men’s time trials on August 21, 2015 at 1:00 PM

This 8.5 mile time trial starts out on the flats, then a sharp climb up Moonstone road.

Day 2 Activities for the USA Pro Challenge-
• Stunt show on the Riverwalk Center lawn
• Bike-themed fun at the new Breckenridge Arts District
• Time Trials begin at 10
• USA Pro Challenge women’s awards at 12-1
• Bike Pond Crossing on the Dredge pond starting at 1
• Kids’ games and bike rodeo in the Village starting at 1:30
• Live feed of the final time trial competitors on the big screen at the Riverwalk Center lawn starting at 2
• USA Pro Challenge 2015 men’s awards at 4
• Free concert with Los Lobos at the Riverwalk Center starting at 7:30

Breckenridge 4th of July 2015 schedule of events

Independence Day in Breckenridge is full of wonderful events, activities, and free concerts for the family.  Below is our schedule of events for 4th of July 2015.

  • 10K Trail Run - 7 a.m. start at Carter Park.
  • Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race –Main Street starting at 9:30.
  • Fourth of July Garden Party - 9 a.m. at the Barney Ford Museum
  • Breckenridge 4th of July 2015 Main Street Parade –10am on Main Street
  • Kids’ Water Fight – 1- 3 on Main Street
  • Main Street Arts Festival – July 3rd – 5th all day
  • Viper Show - 12:30  – 3:00 on Main Street
  • Free concert at the Breckenridge River Walk Center – BoDeans at 2.
  • National Repertory Orchestra 4th of July Concert- 8:00pm at the Breckenridge Riverwalk Center, Indoor tickets- $5, $10 or $15.
  • Fireworks! -  9:45, can be seen from anywhere in the town core, but the Blue River Plaza and Riverwalk Center Lawn are prime spots!
  • 32th Annual July Art Festival – Main Street Station July 3-5th

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