Category Archives: Summit County Events

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

Mountain Events: August 26th – 28th

Friday, August 26th

Public Skate Session: 1:15p Stephen C. West Ice Arena, Breckenridge.

Living Room Concert Series: 4:30p Next Page Books and Nosh, Frisco.

Cider Circus: (Friday – Sunday)6p Copper Mountain Resort. 

Six Million Dollar Band: 7p Dillon Amphitheater, Dillon

First Date – Musical: 7:30p The Lake Dillon Theatre Co., Silverthorne.

Saturday, August 27th 

Beast and Sprint Weekend, Spartan Race: 7:30a Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge.

Yoga with Lake Dillon Theatre: 8:45a Peak Yoga Studio, Dillon.

“Our Garden”: 11a Arts Alive, Breckenridge.

Breckenridge Hogfest- Bourbon and Bacon Grand Tasting: 3p Main Street Station, Breckenridge.

Copper Campfire and Fireworks: 6:30p Copper Mountain Center Village.

The Machine: 7p Lake Dillon Amphitheater, Dillon.

The Frisco Funk Collective: 10p The Historic Brown Hotel, Breckenridge.

Sunday, August 28th

Woodcut Printmaking: 10a Fuqua Livery Stable, Breckenridge.

Model Boat Regatta: 10a River Run Village, Keystone Resort.

Mountain Events: August 20th – 21st

Saturday, August 20th

August 19 – 21, 2016
32nd Annual Genuine Jazz and Wine festival,
 Copper Mountain

Craft Beer Relay, Copper Mountain

Frisco Free Family Fun Fair, Frisco


Classic Boat Show, Frisco

Kids’ Sandcastle Competition

Mountain Town Music Festival, Keystone

Sunday, August 21st

Breckenridge International Festival of the Arts, Breckenridge (*Be sure to check this event out for it’s final weekend!)

Arapahoe Basin’s Summit Trail Run, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area.

Public Skating Session, Stephen C. West Ice Arena.

The Great Cornholio, Breckenridge.

 

Mountain Events: August 5th – 7th

Friday, August 5th 

Free Concert: 6p Rick Thomas, Historic Park Gazebo, Frisco.

Vail International Dance Festival 2016: 7p Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail.

Vail International Dance Festival 2016

Late Night, Date Night, Create Night: 7p Ready Paint Fire, Breckenridge.

Band of Heathens: 7p Dillon Amphitheater, Dillon.

Vanya And Sonia And Masha and Spike: 7:30p The Breckenridge Backstage Theatre, Breckenridge. (Saturday & Sunday also)

Cabaret: 7:30p The Lake Dillon Theatre Co., Silverthorne.  (Saturday and Sunday also)

Public Skating Session: 7:30p Stephen C. West Ice Arena, Breckenridge.

Breckenridge Music Festival – Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna: 7:30p Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge.

Saturday, August 6th 

Copper Triangle: 5:30a Copper Mountain Restort.

Leadville Boom Days: 7:30a Downtown Leadville.

Breckenridge Hunky Dory Half Marathon: 8:30a Vista Point Park, Breckenridge.

Wild About Colorado Plein Air Art & Outdoor Festival: 9a Carter Park Pavilion, Breckenridge.

Dillon Open Regatta: 10a Dillon Marina, Dillon. Dillon Open Regatta

20th Annual Keystone Bluegrass & Beer Festival: 12p River Run Village, Keystone.

20th Anniversary of Keystone's Bluegrass and Beer Festival

Copper Campfire and Fireworks: 6:30p Copper Mountain Center Village.

Nora Jane Strutters and the Party Line: 7p Dillon Amphitheater, Dillon.

Breckenridge Music Festival: Marcus Roberts Trio: 7:30p Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge.

Sunday, August 7th

Copper Triangle: 5:30a Copper Mountain Restort.

Dillon Challenge: 7a Frisco Marina, Frisco.

Dillon Challenge

29th Annual Beaver Creek Art Festival: 10a Beaver Creek Resort.

20th Annual Keystone Bluegrass & Beer Festival: 12p River Run Village, Keystone.

20th Anniversary of Keystone's Bluegrass and Beer Festival

Mountain Events: July 15th-17th

Friday, July 15th 

The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe: 10a Breckenridge Backstage Theatre, Breckenridge.

Scratchboard Art: 1p Randall Barn, Breckenridge.

*Mac & Cheese Festival: 5:30p (events Sat & Sun also) Copper Mountain.

Bravo! Vail Music Festival I The Philadelphia Orchestra: 6p Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail.

Late Night, Date Night, Create Night: 7p Ready Paint Fire, Breckenridge.

Leftover Cuties: 7p Dillon Ampitheatre, Dillon.

Chicago: 7:30p Breckenridge Backstage Theatre, Breckenridge (Sat Night also).

Cabaret: 7:30p Lake Dillon Theatre Company, Silverthorne (Sat Night also).

A Bears Choice: 9:30p The Historic Brown, Breckenridge.

Saturday, July 16th

Xterra Mountain Championship: 8a Beaver Creek Resort, Beaver Creek.

Ballet Technique: 8a Old Masonic Hall, Breckenridge.

Yoga at the Marina: 8:30a Frisco Bay Marina, Frisco.

3rd Annual Frisco Triathlon: 9a Frisco Bay Marina, Frisco.
* Registration may sell out so call for more information.

Alma Festival In The Clouds: 10a Alma Town Hall, Alma.

Vail Family Fun Fest 2016: 11a Lionshead Village, Vail.

*Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival: 1p River Run Village, Keystone.

Free Live Music – Todd Johnson Blues: 1p The Outlets at Silverthorne (Blue Village), Silverthorne.

*Mac & Cheese Festival: 2p (events Fri & Sun also) Copper Mountain.

The Magical Music of Disney: 6p Breckenridge River Walk Center, Breckenridge.

Line Dancing: 6:15p Old Masonic Hall, Breckenridge.

Sunset at the Summit Concerts: 7p Rainbow Park, Silverthorne.

Displace: 9p Barkley Ballroom, Frisco.

Sunday, July 17th

Kristin McLain Get Out Girl Paddle Jam: 7a Frisco Bay Marina, Frisco.

*Mac & Cheese Festival: 10a (events Fri & Sat also) Copper Mountain.

*Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival: 12:30p River Run Village, Keystone.

Pirates of the Caribbean – Presented by New Belgium Bike-In Cinema: 7:30p Frisco Bay Marina, Frisco.

 

Mountain Events: Fourth of July 2016!

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Friday, July 1st

6th Alley Bar and Grill at Arapahoe Basin Opens for lunch: Fridays – Mondays 11am – 4pm.

Kids Adventure Quest: 12p Registration/events begin Copper Mountain.

Landscape Painting: Step by Step: 1p Old Masonic Hall, Breckenridge.

Kid’s Pajama Jam with DJ: 5p Copper Mountain, Burning Stones Plaza.

Friday Night Concert, New Sensation: 7p Dillon Amphitheater, Dillon.

National Repertory Orchestra “Music from the Movies”: 7:30p Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge.

Chicago: 7:30p Breckenridge Backstage Theatre, Breckenridge.

Cabaret: 7:30p The Lake Dillon Theatre Company, Silverthorne.

Saturday, July 2nd

Family Adventure Quest: 8a Waves start, Copper Mountain.

Show Your Orange for Flight For Life: 8a St. Anthony Summit Medical Center, Frisco. – Tie an orange ribbon around a tree or front door to show support for Flight For Life. 

The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe: 11a The Breckenridge Backstage Theatre, Breckenridge.

Saturday Night Concert: 7p The Nacho Men: Dillon Amphitheater, Dillon.

Fireworks Over West Lake: 9:30p Copper Mountain Center Village.

Liver Down The River: 8:30p Barkley Ballroom, Frisco.

Street Arts Festival: ALL DAY various events/locations, BreckCreate.org. July 2nd – July 4th

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Sunday, July 3rd

Strider Bike Registration & Races: 9a River Run Village, Keystone.

Pedal for Pints Community Bike Ride: 10:30a Gravitee Sports, Copper Mountain.

Mountain Pose Yoga: 12:20p Solitude Station, Copper Mountain.

Three Dog Night: 1p FREE Concert Copper Mountain.

Cornhole Tournament & BBQ: 4p The Historic Brown Hotel, Breckenridge.

Wash Park, Live Music: 6p Lakeside Village Gazebo, Keystone.

Wynonna & The Big Noise: 7:30p Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge.

Fireworks: 9:30p River Run Village, Keystone.

Monday, July 4th

Team Summit Pancake Breakfast: 7a Old Community Center 110 3rd Ave, Frisco.

Breckenridge Independence Day 10k Trail Run: 7a Carter Park, Breckenridge.

Kid’s Fishing Derby: 9a Meadow Creek Park, Frisco.

The Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race: 9:30a Main Street, Breckenridge.

Main Street Parade, Breckenridge: 10a Breckenridge Main St. (watch for road closures)

Summit Concert Band: 10a Frisco historic park gazebo, Frisco.

Annual 4th of July Bike Parade: 10:30a River Run Village, Keystone.

July 4th National Repertory Orchestra Concert: 10a Dillon Amphitheater, Dillon.

Fabulous Fourth of July Parade: 12:30p Frisco Main Street.

Dirty Dozen Brass Band: 2p Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge.

Interactive Drum Circle: 3:30p Main Street, Frisco between 3rd ave. and 4th ave.)

Independence Day Concert Air Force Academy Concert Band: 7p Dillon Amphitheater, Dillon.

National Repertory Orchestra: 8p Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge.

Fireworks, Frisco: 9:30p Over the Dillon Reservoir, Frisco Bay Marina.

Fireworks, Breckenridge: 9:45p Gondola Lot, Breckenridge.

Mountain Events: June 17th-19th

Friday, June 19th

23rd Annual Colorado BBQ Challenge: 11a Frisco Main St. All day food and events.  ** My favorite event of the summer**

All Day Skateboard Camp: All Day Breckenridge Recreation Center, Breckenridge.

Tumble Bubble Soccer: 4p Breckenridge Recreation Center, Breckenridge.

Breckenridge Town Party: 4:30p Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge.

Altitude Anonymous Festival: 4p Copper Mountain.

The Breckenridge Backstage Theatre Grand Opening: Kander & Ebb’s Chicago

The Doyle & Debbie Show: 7:30p The Lake Dillon Theatre Co. 246-X Rainbow Dr, Silverthorne.

Public Skating Session: 7:30p Stephen C. West Ice Arena, Breckenridge.

Cody Wayne Live: 9p The Historic Brown Hotel, Breckenridge.

Nicky Z: 9:30p Snake River Saloon, Keystone.

Saturday, June 18th 

Vail Pass Clean Up: 8a Lionshead Welcome Center, Vail.

La Sportive Summer Solstice 5K, 10K & Kid’s Fun Run: 9:30a Beaver Creek.

Colorado BBQ Challenge: 10a Frisco Main Street, Frisco. (Vote for your favorite with People’s choice until 2pm on Saturday) 

Paint Your Own Art! Pottery/Canvas/Mosaics: 11a Ready Paint Fire, Breckenridge.

Intro to SUP Camp: 11:15a Nottingham Park, Avon.

Altitude Anonymous Festival: 1p Copper Mountain.

Pug Ryan’s Lake Dillon Briefest: 1p Marina Park, Dillon.

Reds White & Brews: 1p Nottingham Park, Avon. (w/ Jimmy Stanley, Kristen Kelly, Kendell Marvel and more)

Saturday Skate & Learn: 1:15p Stephen C. West Ice Arena, Breckenridge.

Zuma Road: 9p The Historic Brown Hotel, Breckenridge.

Sunday, June 19th

Learn to Row Open House: 8a Frisco Rowing Center, Frisco Marina.

Altitude Anonymous Festival: 12p Copper Mountain.

Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass ft. Jeff Austin, Bridget Law & Danton Boller: 7:30p Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge.

 

 

Mountain Events: June 10th – 12th

Friday, June 10th

Dillon’s Farmer Market * Opens for the 2016 Summer Season: Fridays 9a-2p

GoPro Mountain Games: All Day Events happening June 9th – June 12th! (Vail, CO)

Women’s Tennis: 10a Dillon Town Park, Dillon.

Science Adventure Fun!: 11a Arts Alive, Breckenridge.

Live Music by Rewind: 6:30p Vail Brewing Company, Vail.

The Doyle & Debbie Show: 7:30p Lake Dillon Theatre Company, 246-X Rainbow Drive Silverthorne.

Saturday, June 11th

Frisco Rowing Center Open House: 8a Frisco Marina, Frisco.

THE HIGHEST AIR SHOW ON EARTH!: 10a Dillon Reservoir, Dillon Town Park best viewing area. (I’ll be there, come say hi if you see me!)

GoPro Mountain Games: All Day Events happening June 9th – June 12th! (Vail, CO)

Paint Your Own Art! Pottery/Canvas/Mosaics: 11a Ready Paint Fire, Breckenridge.

Tumble Bubbles: 11a Maggie Pond, Village of Breck, Breckenridge.

National Repertory Orchestra Opening Night ” Rhapsody in Blue”: 7:30p Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge.

The Doyle & Debbie Show: 7:30p Lake Dillon Theatre Company, 246-X Rainbow Drive Silverthorne.

Frisco Funk Collective: 9p The Historic Brown Hotel, Breckenridge.

Sunday, June 12th

Frisco Bike Park Fling: 10a events start, Frisco Bike Park, Frisco Adventure Park. 

Public Skate Session: 1:15p Stephen C. West Ice Arena, Breckenridge.

Tony Award Celebration: 5p The Lake Dillon Theatre Company, 246-X Ran

 

Mountain Events: Memorial Day Weekend 2016

Happy Memorial Day! Despite the weather the off-season is just about done here in Summit County. Be sure to double check with your favorite restaurants either their Facebook pages or website to make sure they are back to normal operating hours. Here are some fun events for this weekend.

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Nat Geo Live: On the Trail of Big Cats: 7:30p Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge.

Horizon Line: 9p The Historic Brown Hotel, Breckenridge.

Karaoke With Sandman: 9:30p Loaded Joe’s-Avon, Avon.

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Free Tai Chi for Health and Balance Class: 8:30a Summit Senior and Community Center, Frisco.

Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival 2016: 12p Beaver Creek Plaza, Vail.

Hope Hummus Pop-Up Shop: 12p Whole Foods Market, Frisco.

10th Mountain Division History Presentation: 12p 10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirits, Vail.

Spring Concert Series – New Sensation: 1p Arapahoe Basin Base Area.  ** 80’s Theme

Public Skating Session: 1:15p Stephen C. West Ice Arena, Breckenridge.

Acoustic Moose: 5:30p Ridge Street Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate, Breckenridge.

The Frisco Funk Collective: 9p The Historic Brown Hotel, Breckenridge.

Zuma Road: 9:30p Snake River Saloon, Dillon.

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

History Speaks: All day, Arts Alive Breckenridge.

15th Annual Festival of the Brewpubs – music from Jakarta: 12 – 4p Arapahoe Basin Ski Area.

Karaoke With Sandman: 9:00p The Mine Breck, Breckenridge.

Monday, May 30th, 2016

2016 Vail Valor Races: 8a Solaris Plaza, Vail.

Memorial Day Commemoration: 9a By the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance, Valley Brook Cemetery, Breckenridge.

History Speaks: All Day, Arts Alive Breckenridge.

Mountain Events: May 6th-8th

A few mud season restaurant closures: 
  • Break Brewery – Will open again mid-May
  • Flip Side – Closed May 31st – June 2nd
  • Giampietrlo’s – Closed until June 10th
  • Mi Casa – Closed May 6th -25th
  • Modis- Closed May 18 – 25
  • Motherloaded – Closed until May 26th
  • Allies Pub and Grub – Closed May 8th -19th
  • Quandary – Closed until May 20th
  • Relish – Closed until May 20th
  • Taddeos – Closed until June 10th
  • The Dredge – Closed until May 25th
  • The Lost Cajun (Breck) – Closed until May 26th
  • Arapahoe Cafe – Closed May 9th – 13th
  • Chimayo Mexican Grill – Closed just May 17th
  • Bageli’s – Closed May 9th – 24th
  • Greco’s – Closed most of May
  • Kemosabe Sushi/Silverheels Bar and Grill – Closed May 23rd & 24th
  • Vinny’s – Closed until May 13th
  • Blue Moon – Closed May 16th – 20th
  • Sunshine Cafe – closed for remodeling

*During May it is sometimes a good time to call ahead. This isn’t a complete list.

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Open Kayaking: 7p Breckenridge Recreation Center, Breckenridge.

Velocity of Autumn: 7:30p The Lake Dillon Theatre Company, 246-X Rainbow Dr. Silverthorne.

Public Skate Session: Stephen C. West Ice Arena, Breckenridge.

2 DudeZ: 9:00p The Historic Brown Hotel, Breckenridge.

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

16th Annual Community Pride Highway Cleanup & Thank You BBQ: 9a Broken Arrow at Arrowhead Ski Area, Avon.

Expand & Experiment with Wax: 10a Hot Shop, Breckenridge.

Going Organic: 12p Elevated Yoga & Holistic Health, Frisco.

Spring Concert Series – The Robby Wicks Band: 1p Arapahoe Basin Ski Area.

Whitewater Ramble: 2:30p Loveland Ski Area.

Aspirations Dance Studio Recital: 6p Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge.

Velocity of Autumn: 7:30p The Lake Dillon Theatre Company, 246-X Rainbow Dr. Silverthorne.

Sunday, May 8th, 2016
Remember it’s Mother’s Day!

Summer Adult Hockey Leagues: 8a Stephen C. West Ice Arena, Breckenridge.

Closing Day Celebration feat. Funky Johnson: 2:30p Loveland Ski Area *Closing DAY

Don Watson and the Vail Valley Band: 7p Route 6 Cafe, Vail.

 

Mountain Events: April 22nd – 24th

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Copper Mountain Open for Extended Weekend! April 22nd – 24th

Friends of the Library Book Sale: 12p Buffalo Mountain Room, Community Commons, Frisco.

Public Skate: 1:15p Stephen C. West Ice Arena, Breckenridge.

Strange But True: 2p 100 N. Main Street, Breckenridge.

Clay Printmaking: 6p Ceramic Studio, Breckenridge.

Open Kayaking: 7p Breckenridge Recreation Center.

Earth Day Dinner & Movie: 6p Arapahoe Basin. 

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Imperial Challenge: 9:15a/10a Breckenridge Recreation Center & Resort.

Wilderness First Aid Course: 8a Carter Park, Breckenridge.

Historic Dredge Boat Snowshoe: 10a B&B trailhead, Breckenridge.

Moonlight Dinner Series – Polynesian Luau: 6p Reserve ahead of time Arapahoe Basin.

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Copper Mountain & Breckenridge closing for the 2016 season!

Closing Day Cowboy BBQ: 11a Peak 8, Breckenridge.

History Speaks: 11a Arts Alive Gallery, Breckenridge.

Drop-in Pickleball: 1p Breckenridge Recreation Center.