Spring Fever is the annual Breckenridge celebration of spring. This party starts March 17th and runs through the close of ski season. Spring Fever is a collection of on mountain and in town events that are put on by the Breckenridge Ski Area and the Town. Some of the highlights include the Bud Light Concert Series, Easter events, on mountain skiing and snowboarding events, on mountain competitions such as the annual Imperial Challenge, in town parties, merchant discounts in April and last but not least the Beer Festival which will be held on Ridge Street this year.
The Bud Light Concert Series is one of cornerstone events of Spring Fever. Breckenridge will bring in national music acts to perform on weekends in April at the base of Peak 8 on a specially constructed stage. Breckenridge has not announced who these acts are yet so click here for the latest info on the event. The dates of the concerts will be April 6th and 7th and April 13th and 14th.
Easter Weekend is March 30th and 31st. Breckenridge Ski Area and town are hosting Easter egg hunts. The Breckenridge Resort Chamber is hosting the Golden Easter Egg Hunt Saturday March 30th at 5 p.m. in town. This is an Easter egg hunt geared towards adults with eggs hidden around town with cash, restaurant deals, candy and more. On Sunday there will be a sunrise service on the mountain. Show up at the QuickSilver Lift before 6 a.m. and you will get a free lift ride to the location of the service on mountain. Starting at 8:30 a.m. on the mountain, Breckenridge Ski Area will hide 10,000 eggs filled with candy, goodies and some fantastic prizes all over the resort. Spend the day skiing and looking for hidden Easter eggs. Start early and you will get the best eggs.
The Spring Breckenridge Beer fest presented by KSMT is coming Saturday, April 6th. The beer fest in now on Ridge Street and features samples from over 30 breweries and 3 live bands. Come to enjoy this street party that will fill Ridge Street.
Spring Fever is packed with all kinds of events, many of which are competitions that take place in Town and at the Breckenridge Ski Area. Mountaineering races, amateur kid’s and adult’s races, scavenger hunts, endurance races, charity hockey and more. Keep your eye out for a schedule of what events are happening when you are coming.
If you are looking to do a little shopping and save then April 5th – 7th is the perfect time to be in Breckenridge. The Fever Reliever Main Street Merchant Discounts town wide sale is going on all weekend. Shop Main and Ridge Street shops and ask for the “Fever Reliever” discount at stores with the Spring Fever logo in their window! Each merchant has planned a special “Fever Reliever” ranging from gifts with purchase to grab bag gifts and discounts. A great time to shop for clearance deals in Breck as shops are moving to summer products at this time.
Do you like Chili? If you do then come to the Sevens Patio in the Grand Lodge n Peak 7 on Sunday, March 24th between 2 and 4 p.m. for the Spring Fever Chili Cook off. Top chefs from Breckenridge Ski Resort will compete against each other to see whose chili recipe is the best. Eat all the chili you can handle and vote for your favorite recipe, all for only $10 per person! Tickets will be available on site at the event.
Spring Fever is the perfect way to celebrate the changing seasons in Breckenridge. With warmer weather and more snow spring is the best time to come up, ski or ride and let loose. No matter when you are thinking of coming to Breckenridge in the spring there will awesome and mostly free events to enjoy.
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