Labor Day Weekend in Breckenridge

A rubber duck toy used for the Rubber Duck EventLabor Day Weekend in Breckenridge, CO is always a fun time! You will enjoy cool summer temperatures and exciting Breckenridge events like the Summit Foundation’s Great Rubber Duck Races, Sidewalk Sales on Main Street, the Gathering at the Great Divide Art Festival, a Wine Festival, the Breck Crest Trail Marathon and much more! Here is the schedule of events for this fun-filled weekend:

Saturday, 9/3

  • 10am – 6pm – 36th Annual Great Divide Art Festival
  • 11am – 5pm – Wine Tasting
  • 1pm – Kids Duck Dash
  • 2pm – Business Battle Duck Race
  • 3pm – Great Rubber Duck Race

Sunday, 9/4

  • 7:30am – Breck Crest Marathon and Half Marathon
  • 10am – 6pm – 36th Annual Great Divide Art Festival

Monday, 9/5

  • 10am – 4pm – 36th Annual Great Divide Art Festival

Great Rubber Duck Races – For the 24th year, The Summit Foundation will drop some 10,000 rubber ducks into the Blue River for a fundraiser race that includes a variety of duck categories. Prizes include a one-week vacation, pontoon boat rentals on Lake Dillon, kids’ season ski pass and more.

Breckenridge Wine Festival – The Breckenridge Wine Festival combines vino from around the world with live music and food, all served up at the starting area for the duck races. Tickets cost $20 and include entry, commemorative wine glass, 10 tasting tickets and one duck in the races, which start at Main Street Station.

36th Annual Gathering at the Great Divide Art Festival – A nationally-ranked art show, the Gathering at the Great Divide features over 100 artists showcasing a variety of media including photography, wood, glass, ceramics and more. The three-day show takes place in the Wellington Lot, located at the intersection of Main Street and Wellington Road.

Breckenridge Merchants’ Sidewalk Sale Days – Breckenridge stores open their doors for a four-day sidewalk sale. Stock up in preparation for snow or scout for deals on summer wares. Over 150 shopping options give guests and locals plenty of retail choices.

Breck Crest trail races – Marathon and half-marathon courses top out above tree line, and the five mile course offers a shorter option. All routes feature stunning views from the peaks of the Tenmile Range. Aside from the start/finish sections, courses are on soft surface trails and service roads.

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