Events around Breckenridge this Weekend

Picture of the town of BreckenridgeHappy Holidays!! From Breckenridge Discount Lodging! What an exciting weekend. Breckenridge comes alive during the holidays. Breckenridge just received fresh snow yesterday. There are holiday lights up everywhere and with holiday spirit is infused all throughout town. If you are looking for something to do this weekend read below for a few suggestions on activities going on around Breckenridge this weekend and remember: Have Fun!

12/23/2011

When: Friday, December 23, 2011, 3 – 6pm

Backstage Theatre Presents A Christmas Story
When: Saturday, December 24, 2011, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Where: 121 South Ridge Street
Cost: $21 adults/$16 children 18 and under
Contact Phone: 970 453-0199
info: In this Christmas adventure, young Ralphie’s fervent campaign for a Red Ryder BB gun unfolds despite a chorus of worries (“You’ll shoot your eye out!”) and amid seasonal shenanigans involving a leg lamp, a bunny suit, and a tongue stuck to a frozen flagpole. Relive a family tradition or start one with this stage adaption of the beloved film, inspired by Jean Shepherd’s classic American stories about Christmas and growing up in the Midwest.
web link: www.backstagetheatre.org

Living Nativity
When: Friday, December 23, 2011, 5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm
Where: Blue River Plaza
Cost: Free

12/24/2011
Guest Artist at Art on a Whim
When: Sunday, December 25, 2011
Where: 100 North Main Street
Cost: Free
Contact Phone: 970 547-8399
info: Art on a Whim welcomes artist Lelija Roy. Lelija does wonders with mixed media. Her work is one of a kind. She captures an experience that everyone who has ever wandered in the woods can relate to, but also a painting that literally pops off the canvas and begs to be touched. She is currently working on a new series capturing the beauty of the Colorado waterfalls Come see how Lelija transform a canvas to a magnificent piece of art.
Web link: www.artonawhim.com

DJ Jeff Cox & DJ Burt Reynolds at Cecilia’s!
When: Friday, December 23, 2pm – Saturday, December 24, 2011, 2am
Where: 520 South Main Street
Cost: No Cover
Contact Phone: 970 453-2243
Info: Dance the night away with DJ Jeff Cox and DJ Burt Reynolds every Friday and Saturday night!
Web link: www.cecilias.tv

Backstage Theatre Presents A Christmas Story
When: Saturday, December 24, 2011, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Where: 121 South Ridge Street
Cost: $21 adults/$16 children 18 and under
Contact Phone: 970 453-0199
Info: In this Christmas adventure, young Ralphie’s fervent campaign for a Red Ryder BB gun unfolds despite a chorus of worries (“You’ll shoot your eye out!”) and amid seasonal shenanigans involving a leg lamp, a bunny suit, and a tongue stuck to a frozen flagpole. Relive a family tradition or start one with this stage adaption of the beloved film, inspired by Jean Shepherd’s classic American stories about Christmas and growing up in the Midwest.
Web link: www.backstagetheatre.org

12/25/2011
Guest Artist at Art on a Whim
When: Sunday, December 25, 2011
Where: 100 North Main Street
Cost: Free
Contact Phone: 970 547-8399
Info: Art on a Whim welcomes artist Lelija Roy. Lelija does wonders with mixed media. Her work is one of its kind. She captures an experience that everyone who has ever wandered in the woods can relate to, but also a painting that literally pops off the canvas and begs to be touched. She is currently working on a new series capturing the beauty of the Colorado waterfalls Come see how Lelija transform a canvas to a magnificent piece of art.
web link: www.artonawhim.com

All Local Colorado Wine Tasting
When: Sunday, December 25, 2011
Where: D’Vine Wine’s Wild Women Winery
Contact Phone: 970-453-3991
Info: Come taste the entire line of Wild Women Wines made right here in the Paradise nown as Colorado

Backstage Theatre Presents A Christmas Story
Where: 121 South Ridge Street
Cost: $21 adults/$16 children 18 and under
Contact Phone: 970 453-0199
Info: In this Christmas adventure, young Ralphie’s fervent campaign for a Red Ryder BB gun unfolds despite a chorus of worries (“You’ll shoot your eye out!”) and amid seasonal shenanigans involving a leg lamp, a bunny suit, and a tongue stuck to a frozen flagpole. Relive a family tradition or start one with this stage adaption of the beloved film, inspired by Jean Shepherd’s classic American stories about Christmas and growing up in the Midwest.
web link: www.backstagetheatre.org

New Years Eve Events In Breckenridge

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 by Mark Grattan

Breckenridge is gearing up for New Year’s Eve this Saturday and this year promises to be a rockin’ time! With events going on around Breckenridge all night there is something for everyone. If you are planning on going out to dinner you might wast to consider making reservations soon as the best local eateries are filling fast. See below for a linup of some of the town events and happenings at restaurants and bars.

Torchlight parade: 6pm on the mountain

Yamn New Year’s Eve Show with the Oak Creek Band
Date: 12/31/2011 8:00 PM –Cost: $20 in Advance and $25 Day of the Show
Location: Riverwalk Center

New Year’s Eve Fireworks
When: 9:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Can be seen from around Town

New Year’s Eve Events at Breckenridge Bars:

  • Napper Tandy’s: $25 ticket to the upstairs bar with DJ and drink specials. Only 250 tickets will be sold
  • Burke & Riley’s Pub: Champaign toast at midnight and tent out on patio
  • Beaver Run: Copper Top and Base 9 party with DJ and Drink Specials. $10 cover
  • Ollie’s (Frisco): New Years Eve Party. No Cover
  • Quandary Grill: DJ from 10-2am with a Champaign toast at midnight. $10 cover
  • Mother Loaded Tavern: Live Music and drink specials. $10 cover
  • Mi Casa: Champaign toast at midnight. All Ages!Park Ave. Pub: DJ @ 10pm until close. Progressive Cover Charge

New Years Deals at Breckenridge Restaurants:

  • Spencer’s: Buffet Dinner @ 5:30pm and 8:00pm sitting times $100 per person
  • Hearthstone: (full)
  • Twist: 3 Course Dinner with Champaign toast for $60
  • Relish: 4 Course Dinner for $90 Reservations Required
  • Steak and Rib: Regular Menu and NO Reservations!!!
  • Salt Creek: A Special Reservations Only Dinner. Fixed Menu Adults-$85.00 Kids-$41.00
  • Blue River Bistro: (full)
  • Ember: Special New Years Eve Menu Adults-$95 Places Still Available!
  • Swiss Haven: Menu à la carte

If you would like to plan a trip to Breckenridge for New Year;s Eve or anytime, contact Breckenridge Discount Lodging. We are your source for Breckenridge deals, Breckenridge discounts and Breckenridge recreation. Give us a call at toll free1-866-476-2311 or visit www.breckenridgediscountlodging.com.

Ullr Fest is coming January 8 – 14!!

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 by Mark Grattan

It’s time to get out your Viking hats and hone your Norse mythology (just kidding!). Ullr fest is almost here! Ullr Fest is Breckenridge time honored local’s winter party that celebrates Ullr, the Norse god of snow and winter in Breckenridge. Ullr Fest is a weeklong series of events that culminates in the Ullr parade on Thursday, January 12th. The Ullr Parade draws thousands of locals and tourists alike.

Each year Breckenridge’s Main Street is closed and the Ullr parade makes its way down Main Street. The wacky and unusual floats are entered by local businesses and groups and prizes are awarded for the best three floats. It is the ultimate evening of festivities in Breckenridge during the winter. Events like the Ullympics, Ullr Dating Game and Ullr Ice Skating Party dot the week leading up to the parade. Ullr Fest offers events tailored for all types. See below for a list of events. For more information on Breckenridge’s Ullr Fest visit www.gobreck.com.

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