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Celebrate Independence Day with us in the High Country! There will be a ton of activities going on including the Independence Day 10k Trail Run, The Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race, Fourth of July Garden Party, the Main Street Parade, Kids Water Fight, the Street Arts Festival, and of course – fireworks!

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Independence Day 10k Trail Run – 7:00 am start at Carter Park

Don’t miss this favorite kick-off to the 4th of July weekend! This scenic race provides some stellar views of the Breckenridge area. After the race, you can still join in on the Main Street parade and other festivities! Register here or call 970.453.1734

The Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race – 9:30 am on Main Street

This mountain bike race launches the 4th of July Parade in Breckenridge! Cheer on riders as they embark on a 50-mile stretch through Breckenridge and surrounding areas. Or, register for the race here! This event sells out very fast so register today!

Fourth of July Garden Party – 9:00 am at the Barney Ford Museum

Join us at the Barney Ford House Museum for the Annual Breckenridge Heritage Alliance Garden Party. Enjoy coffee, mimosas, and breakfast as you check out the parade in style from the best view on Main Street. Adults – $50 ($75 day of), Children 6-12 $30, and Children 5 & under $10. Call 970.453.9767 x 2 for more information.

Main Street Parade – 10:00 am on Main Street

This kicks off with the Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race as 800+ bikers ride down Main Street. Then there will be a Red, White, and Blue Color Guard at 10 am, followed by the parade itself. Parade info. Call 970.453.5055 for more information.

Kids Water Fight – 1-3 pm on Main Street

Kids can join the Fire Department in a water fight on Main Street. This one is a hit every year – don’t miss it!

Street Arts Festival (July 1-4) – Breckenridge Art District Campus

This Street Arts Festival is going on all weekend. It is a celebration of street, pavement, and graffiti arts that feature chalk drawing, 3D murals, live music and hands-on workshops. Presented by Breckenridge Creative Arts.

Dirty Dozen Brass Band – 2pm at The Riverwalk Center

These guys are a world famous music machine. They are known for their genre-bending romps and high octane performances. The Dirty Dozen have been featured guests on albums by artists including David Bowie, Widespread Panic, Dr. John, Elvis Costello, Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse and the Black Crowes.

National Repertory Orchestra – 8 pm at The Riverwalk Center

For almost 20 years, the Town of Breckenridge and National Repertory Orchestra have worked together to present you with a patriotic Concert every 4th of July.

Fireworks (weather permitting) – 9:45 pm at the North Gondola Lot

The most iconic part of the 4th of July – Fireworks! They will be set off in the North Gondola Lot, but will be visible from all over town.

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33rd Annual July Art Festival (July 2-4) at Main Street Station

The 33rd Annual Breckenridge July Art Festival is ranked one of the top art shows in the United States each year. It will be located at Main Street Station which is at the corner of Main Street and South Park Avenue. For more information, please click here. Admission is free.


We hope you celebrate Independence Day with us in Breckenridge! Visit GoBreck for more information about the festivities! Check out this video from a few years ago to see what the parade is all about!

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