Category Archives: Summit County Events

Where to find fun and exciting activities in and around Summit County, CO.

Mountain Events: 10/17-18

Saturday, October 17th 

Gold Panning: 10am Breckenridge Heritage Alliance

Women of Bill’s Ranch Historic Walk Tour: 10am – 12pm Town of Frisco * Advanced reservation and tickets needed

Sunday, October 18th 

Women’s Mountain Biking Clinic: 9:30am Frisco Bike Park

Ceramic Open Studio: 10am – 2pm Ceramic Studio, Breckenridge

Historic Walking Tour: 10am Frisco Historic Park and Museum, tickets needed

Remember to wear your mask, physically distance, and be kind!

Mountain Events: Oct. 9 – 11

Friday, October 9th 

Annual Breckenridge Ski and Snowboard Swap: 6p – 9p 150 W Adams Ave. Breckenridge.

Breckenridge Haunted Tour: 7:30p Breckenridge Heritage Alliance

Saturday, October 10th

Dia De Los Muertos Festivals – various activities

Annual Breckenridge Ski and Snowboard Swap: 9a – 12p 150 W Adams Ave. Breckenridge

Second Saturday: 10a – 1p Arts District Campus, Breckenridge

Women of Bill’s Ranch Historic Walking Tour: 10am – 12p Town of Frisco (Tickets required)

Sunday, October 11th 

Ceramic Open Studio: 10a – 2p Ceramic Studio, Breckenridge

Historic Walking Tour: 10a – Town of Frisco (Tickets Required)

Mountain Events: Oct. 2-4

Friday, October 2nd 

October First Friday: 4:30pm – 6:30pm Art & Activity Stroll, Silverthorne Performing Arts Center

Saturday, October 3rd 

Book Drive for Donations: 9a – 12p Summit County Library Locations

Mountain Skills & Safety Workshop: 5:30pm Colorado Adventure Guides, Breckenridge

TedX Breckenridge – Connection: 5:30pm Virtual Event

Sunday, October 4th 

Ceramic Open Studio: 10a – 2pm Ceramic Studio, Breckenridge

 

Mountain Events: Sept. 18 – 20

Friday, September 18th 

Bonus Dillon Farmers Market! 9a – 2p Dillon

Clay Hand Building – 1p – 3:30p Ceramics Studio, Breckenridge

Breckenridge Haunted Tour: 7:30p Welcome Center, Breckenridge

Breck Film Festival – virtual and drive-in various events

Saturday, September 19th 

Breck Film Festival – virtual and drive-in various events

SUP Yoga: 9a Maggie Pond, Breckenridge

Arapahoe Basin Activities: Including biking, hiking, and high adventure course.

Sunday, September 20th 

Breck Film Festival – virtual and drive-in various events

Arapahoe Basin Activities: Including biking, hiking, and high adventure course.

Summit County Aspen Viewing – Hike/Bike

Here are a list of just some of the great Aspen leaf peeping biking and hiking trails in and around Summit County, CO! 

  • Eaglesmere Lake – 7 miles round-trip / Intermediate
  • Peaks Trail – 15.5 miles one way / Beginner-Intermediate
  • Lower Cataract Lake Loop Trail – 2.25 miles / Beginner-Intermediate
  • Boreas Pass/Aspen Alley Trail – 1 mile round-trip/ Beginner
  • Wheeler Lakes –  6.6 miles round-trip / Intermediate
  • Angler Mountain – 5 miles round-trip / Intermediate-Difficult
  • Rainbow Lake Trail – 1.5 mile / Beginner
  • Oro Grande – 7.1 mile round-trip / Beginner
  • Lilly Pad Lake – 3.5 miles / Beginner
  • Old Dillon Reservoir – 1.7 miles / Beginner
  • Sapphire Point Overlook –  0.6 miles / Beginner
  • Lakeshore Perimeter Trail – 5.5 miles / Intermediate

The Summit County Rec Path around Frisco (Frisco to Copper), (Frisco to Dillon) has some wonderful Aspen tree sections!

Alltrails.com is a great resource for trail information.

Peak Aspen Viewing 2020

Due to some early snow fall and cooler overnight temps the Aspens are changing a bit earlier this year. But there is still plenty of time to enjoy the beautiful golden colors! (When traveling be sure to know the local public health orders and fire restrictions.) 

9news.com

Aspen Peak Color – 9News

Best Places to See the Foliage – The Denver Channel

 

2020/2021 Resort Information

With the 2020/2021 winter season approaching, the resorts in and around Summit County, CO are starting to present their plans. Though state and local public health orders may change the outline of what to expect this season is being formed. Learn more about each resort below:

Key features of all Resorts are social distancing, face coverings, and organized lift lines. Some are requiring reservations others are not. Some will sell day of tickets and others will prioritize season pass holders. Be sure to research which mountain you want to visit! 

Start your snow dances, well maybe not quite yet! 

Mountain Events: Labor Day 2020

Wear your mask, remember to physical distance, be safe and have fun! 

Arapahoe Basin Activities: Thursday – Sunday (and Labor Day Monday) 

Copper Mountain Weekly Programming:

  • Nature Hikes
  • Yoga
  • Retro Reels presented by Yeti
  • BBq & Bingo
  • and more!

Friday, September 4th 

Dillon Farmers Market: 9a – 2p Lodgepole St. Dillon

Oil Painting: 9:30a – 12:30p Old Masonic Hall, Breckenridge

Yoga Fridays at A-Basin: 11am – 12p Mountain Goat Plaza, A-Basin

Learn to SUP on Maggie Pond: Colorado Adventure Guides

Clam Bake: 6:30p 6th Alley Bar and Grill, A-Basin

Breckenridge Haunted Tour: 7:30p Breckenridge Welcome Center

10 Barrel Riding Solo Virtual Bike Race: Copper Mountain

Lake Dillon Art Festival: 9/4 – 9/6 Downtown Dillon

Saturday, September 5th 

45th Annual Gathering at the Great Divide Art Festival: 9/5 – 9/7 Breckenridge

Backcountry Brew Pub: 11a – 3p Copper Mountain

Sunday, September 6th 

Yoga Sundays at A-Basin: 11am – 12p Mountain Goat Plaza, A-Basin

Copper Carwash presented by Nokian: 11a – 3p Powder Parking lot at Copper Mountain

Ceramic Open Studio: 10a – 2p Ceramic Studio, Breckenridge

 

 

Mountain Events: Aug 7 – 9

Friday, August 7th 

Silverthorne First Friday – Stroll Along the Blue: 5:30p  -7:30p Silverthorne Performing Art Center & Blue River Rec Path (Art, music, and more!)

Saturday, August 8th 

Second Saturday: 10a – 1p Breckenridge Arts District, Take-and-Make crafts

SUP on the Maggie: 10:30am – 11:45am Maggie Pond, Breckenridge

Yoga at Copper Mountain: 12:30pm Copper Mountain East Village

Virtual Disc Golf Tournament: 9a – 3p Arapahoe Basin

Nature Hikes: 10am & 2pm, Copper Mountain

Retro Reels presented by Yeti: 9pm Copper Moutnain

Sunday, August 9th 

Yoga Sundays at Abasin: 11am – 12pm Mountain Goat Plaza

Yoga at Copper Mountain: 12:30pm Copper Mountain East Village

BBQ & Bingo: 3pm Copper Center Village

Mountain Events – July 4th, 2020

It’s a physical distancing 4th of July weekend! Find some of the things to do around town this weekend! 

July 4: Street Arts: United, BreckCreate (virtual chalk competition)

July 4: Copper Mountain opens for summer operations! Hiking, biking, rocky mountain coaster, golfing, and more!

July 5-11: Frisco Founder’s Celebration

Explore Araphoe Basin! Scenic hikes, chairlift rides, disc golf, lunch and more!

Frisco Marina: rent equipment and explore Lake Dillon

Dillon Marina: rent equipment and explore Lake Dillon

Enjoy the Frisco & Breckenridge Pedestrian Promenades

 

Be aware of County and Town Covid restrictions: 

Information for visiting Breckenridge this season. 

Summit County public health orders