7:00 am – Independence Day 10K Trail Run
This scenic 10k trail running race offers up some of the best views in the Breckenridge area, while finishing just in time to catch the Main Street parade and other festivities. This race is limited to 400 people. Register in advance to ensure your spot. Start and finish at Carter Park.
9:00 am – Breckenridge 4th of July Garden Party
Join us at the annual Breckenridge Heritage Alliance Garden Party at the Barney Ford House Museum. Enjoy coffee, mimosas and breakfast spread as you watch the Breckenridge Fourth of July parade in style from the best view on Main Street. Call 970.453.9767 x 2 for pricing and more information.
9:30 am Start – The Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race
Welcome to the 2019 Firecracker 50, presented by Rocky Mountain Underground! This mountain bike race launches the Breckenridge 4th of July Parade in front of thousands of spectators. Come cheer on riders as they embark on a 50-mile journey on the beautiful trails in and surrounding the Breckenridge area. Race will take place on Main Street starting at 9:30am.
10:00 am – 11:30 am – Main Street Parade
The official parade will start at 10am with the Red, White and Blue Color Guard and the Minnesota marching band. The Firecracker 50 mountain bike race will lead off the parade at 9:30am & it will take 800+ riders ½ hour to get down Main Streets in waves. Following the parade will be the reading of the Declaration of Independence by George Washington (C.J. Muller) in the Blue River Plaza.
10:00 am – 6:00 pm – 37th Annual July Art Festival
The 36th Annual Breckenridge July Art Festival is annually ranked one of the top art shows in the United States. This established show will feature over 100 artists from around the country. Artists will present ceramics, mixed media, fiber, jewelry, painting, wood, glass, sculpture and much more! You won’t want to miss this fabulous summer weekend of art and mountain ambiance.
Location: Main Street Station at the corner of Main Street and South Park Ave. Free Admission.
10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Family Fun Zone
Your kids will have a blast playing at the Blue River Plaza Fun Zone! Get ready to play all day in the bounce house, massive trampoline and water balls zone in Blue River Plaza.
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Drum Circle
Try out your skills at drumming and join in on the circle to test your musical talents. Fun for the whole family!
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Kids Water Party
Kiddos can join the Red, White & Blue Fire Department in a water fight on Main Street. Free for kids to participate- bring the bathing suits or extra clothes to change into after. A hit every year and a great way to cool off!
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Free Pony Rides
On Main Street in front of the Blue River Plaza, compliments of the Far View Horse Rescue.
Pay to Play:
- Bounce House
- Quad Trampoline
- Tumble Bubble water balls
- Face Painting (July 4 and 5)
11:00 am – 5:00 pm – Street Arts Festival: Spangled
An Independence Day event celebrating freedom, sparkle and sequined fun, including a pie-eating contest, dog fashion show, denim bedazzling, chalk art contest and summer games on the Arts District campus. Presented in conjunction with the Town’s July Fourth celebration. All events are FREE!
Location:Arts District Lawn
11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Chalk Art Contest (Washington Street)
11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Independence Day crafts for kids
11:00 am – 4:00 pm – Beer Garden
11:00 am – 4:00 pm – Bedazzling Station
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Pie-Eating contest
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Dog Fashion Show
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Bingo
4:00 pm – Blue Ribbon Winner announcements
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Free Concert featuring Thumpin’
Come enjoy this free concert at the River Walk Center!
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Live music with The Pine Beatles
Come enjoy this free concert at Prospector Park!
8:00 pm – National Repertory Orchestra Concert
4th of July Patriotic Concert – For almost 20 years, the Town of Breckenridge and National Repertory Orchestra (NRO) have collaborated to present a Patriotic Concert each July 4th at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge, CO. In order to prevent numerous empty seats due to unused free tickets and in order to offer tickets online at a greater convenience to all of our guests, the Riverwalk Center Box Office will sell indoor reserved seat tickets. In Honor of Kathleen Corneillier.