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Winter 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, zip along miles of trails, tackle the local sledding hill,  enjoy amazing dining and après and partake in the endless events we have going on all season long. This winter, make Breckenridge your place in the mountains.


Embrace the spirit
From sharing the trail to sharing public transportation, there's plenty of ways to make a positive impact.

Visiting Breckenridge: Winter Guide

Activities & Attractions

In most parts of the country, winter’s cooler temps is an excuse to stay inside. Not here, a fresh blanket of snow provides breathtaking scenery and lights a passion to get outside. From experiencing our legendary slopes to a more adventurous experience, like a majestic snowshoe outing, guided snowmobile tour or dog-sled excursion, exploring the seemingly endless trails on cross-country skiings or a charming sleigh ride.

Big or small, your impact matters
Help us protect our environment for generations to come by following Leave No Trace Principles while out exploring.

Visiting Breckenridge: Winter Guide

Festivals & Events

The International Snow Sculptures transformed under the lights at night

The International Snow Sculptures transformed under the lights at night.

Explore Breckenridge’s year-round calendar filled with exciting festivals and events – aka excuses to celebrate our rich history, dynamic community, endless creativity, local libations and so much more. Plan your trip around one of our not to be missed events and get ready to join us for a whole lot of fun. These are the festivals, competitions and events worth planning your trip around!

Lit up trees during the Lighting of Breckenridge

Lighting of Breckenridge & Race of the Santas

12/03/2022 - 12/03/2022
People dressed up at Ullr Fest

Breckenridge Ullr Fest

12/08/2022 - 12/10/2022
International Snow Sculpture Championships Ullr People's Choice Breckenridge

International Snow Sculpture Championships

01/23/2023 - 02/01/2023

Visiting Breckenridge: Winter Guide

Dining & Nightlife

Main Street Breckenridge is home to over 100 bars and restaurants.

Warm welcomes, cozy fireplaces and a unique craft food scene make Breckenridge’s culinary scene come alive each winter.  Plus, the evenings don’t end at dessert. Bars and tastings rooms throughout Breckenridge host daily happy hours, local music, late-night dance parties and award-winning artists at the Riverwalk Center. Raise a glass to the day’s adventures or warm up with a hot toddy at one of Breckenridge’s 100+ bars and restaurants.

Getting Here & Getting Around


Getting to and around Breckenridge is easy and convenient, due to free transportation options and our easily walkable town. Breckenridge’s shuttle and transportation systems will help any visitor make the most of their trip. Here’re the ins and outs on how to get around town and make the most of the Breckenridge transportation services available.

No Car, No Problem
With almost everything within walking distance, exploring on your own two feet is the way to go. Learn how to go car-free during your stay.

Visiting Breckenridge: Winter Guide

Where to stay

Overview of Breckenridge in Springtime.

Overview of Breckenridge in Springtime.

Breckenridge may be small, but it offers a large variety when it comes to lodging.  Find a place walking distance to town or choose your locations based off your kid’s favorite amenities.  There are plenty of pools, arcades, hot tubs and dog-friendly places to choose from.  Whatever your flavor, Breckenridge lodging options have something for everyone.

Visiting Breckenridge: Winter Guide

Trip Planning Tips

Breckenridge in Winter

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.

downtown Breckenridge at dusk
Join the movement.

Embrace The Spirit

BLike Breckenridge™️ is a movement born of the spirit of our historic mountain town for those who call it home—whether for a weekend or a lifetime—to live by. It is a cause that connects us to each other, that we can all be a part of.