Summer in Breckenridge

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Summer in Breckenridge is like nothing you’ve ever experienced. It’s a place where visitors feel like locals, and locals have one heck of a good time, all season long. Stroll our charming Main Street, hit the trails, enjoy dining alfresco and partake in the endless activities we have going on all season long. This summer bring your family, friends and favorite adventure buddies for the quintessential Colorado mountain getaway in Breckenridge, where every day is another chance to explore something new.


What to do in Breckenridge, CO during the summer

Summer Activities

There’s no better place to enjoy summer than Breckenridge, Colorado.  Whether you come for the trails, the brews, to get some sun, or to get a little vertical distance from the real world, just know you’re always welcome in Breckenridge.  Start exploring our top activities to plan a trip you never want to leave.

Top Summer Activities in Breckenridge, Colorado

Find even more fun things to do in Breckenridge this summer on our top 100 summer activities in Breckenridge list.

Summer Activities in Breckenridge

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Plan your trip around one of our top festivals or events

Festivals & Events

Independence Day parade down Main Street in Breckenridge.

It’s no secret that Breckenridge knows how to party. Breckenridge summer brings big events, each celebrating a Breckenridge best-of. Join us to celebrate history, community, creativity, athleticism, beer and more. Plan a trip around a favorite summer celebration or visit the event calendar to find our daily list of can’t miss events.

Top Summer Festivals in Breckenridge, Colorado

Breckenridge Summer Events

Independence Day Celebration

Jul 4, 2021

Labor Day Weekend

Sep 4 - Sep 6, 2021

Where to eat, drink and soak-up the sun

Dining & Nightlife

There are over 100 bars and restaurants located in downtown Breckenridge.

The Breckenridge culinary scene explodes with flavor and patio seating during the summer months. Take advantage of freshly inspired cuisine while dining alfresco and cooling off after a day of fun with a craft beer or cocktail. Summer is also the perfect time of year to discover Breckenridge’s lively bar scene which kicks-off every afternoon with tasty apps and libations and flows into evenings filled with local music and ski town flavor.

Recommendations on where to eat in Breckenridge

Summer Dining and Nightlife

Explore the town

Arts, Culture & History

Tree-o features three musicians — cellist Russick Smith, violinist Karen Lauffer and mandolinist Kevin Larkin – in a series of free concerts held in the forest for Breckenridge International Festival of Arts.

The art scene in Breckenridge has blossomed over the last few years to offer week-long art festivals, classes and workshops, quality performing and visual arts and a calendar packed with cultural and creative experiences.

Ways to experience arts, culture, and history in Breckenridge

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Trip Planning Tips

Use our planning resources to find hiking trails, activities, and entertainment for your trip.  We’ve also added our favorite planning resources and tips to help trip planning go as smoothly as possible.

Experience Summer

Every day is another chance to explore something new

top recommendations for fun

100 things to do this summer

Find your trail

How to choose a hike

Ultimate Family Guide to Breckenridge Summers

Kid-approved fun

Explore our dining and retail scene

Where to Eat, Drink, & Shop