100 Things To Do In Breckenridge during Winter



1. Ski / Snowboard peaks 6, 7, 8, 9, & 10

2. Eat and shop along historic Main Street

3. Snowshoe or cross-country ski at one of Breckenridge’s two Nordic centers

4. Get in the holiday spirit at the Lighting of Breckenridge – Postponed until 2021

5. Take a heated snowcat tour through the forest with a stop for s’mores and hot chocolate

6. Taste your way through the world’s highest distillery

7. Take a guided fly fishing tour and explore the rivers

8. Sled with the family at the free Carter Park sledding hill or new Airport Road sledding hill

9. Take a guided snowshoe tour to learn about Breckenridge’s local mining history

10. Try dogsledding for the perfect mix of adventure and furry kisses


11. Hit the trails on a snowmobiling tour

12. Head underground for a mine tour, axe throwing, snowshoeing and treasure hunts at Country Boy Mine

13. Explore the newly expanded free groomed access along the Blue River rec path between Breckenridge and Frisco

14. Go for a romantic Sleigh Ride with Dinner

15. Hit the Rec Center for indoor rock climbing or water slide

16. Watch snow sculptures emerge around town at the Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships – postponed until 2022

17. Take a guided fat tire bike ride on our 100s of miles of trails

18. Take a family private ski or snowboard lesson

19. Explore the newly expanded groomed access in the iconic Golden Horseshoe

20. Après slopeside at Robbie’s, T-Bar or Coppertop

21. Stroll Main Street by night to see the holiday lights

22. Solve a mystery at one of Breckenridge’s escape rooms, Mountain Time Escape Room and Escape Room Breckenridge

23. Saddle-up for year-round horseback riding

24. Take the Tree-Hugger Challenge then search for Teddy the Yeti

25. Ice-skate during open skate at the indoor Stephen C. West Ice Arena

26. Get arts and crafts delivered to your door via Frosted Flamingo

27. Explore a 13er on a UTV Tour then toast the occasion

28. Find your zen in a yoga class

29. Enjoy Breckenridge’s great nightlife scene

30. Take a BreckCreate arts class or workshop

AN AFTERNOON WITH BRECK CREATE IS PERFECT FOR A SNOWY DAY!

31. Explore Breckenridge’s local art galleries

32. Tour the town on a saloon, history or ghost tour

33. Shop locally made goods and products.

34. Enjoy a date night at a romantic restaurant

35. Take a Pilates or dance class at the Breckenridge Rec Center

36. Take a self-guided public art tour of Breckenridge on your mobile device

37. Grab a drink or two and hit the town at one of Breckenridge’s 100+ bars and restaurants

38. Start the day with a skier’s breakfast (warning: you might be too full to ski) at one of the breakfast only restaurants

39. Cruise the streets on a fat-tire bike Distillery and Brewery Tour

40. Erase tension and get a massage or facial

41. Build a snowman, have a snowball fight or create a snow angel

42. Dance the night away at one of Breckenridge’s live music venues

43. Have the Mayor serve you a beer at Downstairs at Eric’s

44. Tour the town on a scavenger hunt available at the Breckenridge Welcome Center

45. Get bragging rights by grabbing first chair and Breckenridge Ski Resort

46. See the Vipers, Breckenridge’s (MWHL) minor league hockey team play at the Ice Rink

47. Try the Gold Run Alpine Coaster at Breckenridge Ski Resort

48. Take a piece of Breckenridge home with you by picking a souvenir that was made in town

49. Take your pup to the Breckenridge Dog Park at Carter Park

50. Indulge in a sweet or savory crepe

51. Taste your way through Breckenridge by sampling the best hot chocolates in town

52. Soak in the hot tub while it snows

53. Buy a Christmas ornament

54. Taste or make your own wine at the Continental Divide Winery

55. Get trip suggestions at the Breckenridge Welcome Center then tour the museum

56. Snag some great happy-hour deals

57. Dine with a view of the stars inside Aurum and Elev8’s cozy new outdoor domes

58. Enjoy great views from the free Breck-Connect Gondola

59. Check the local paper for jobs + real estate

60. Pray for snow at Breckenridge Ullr Fest – postponed until 2021

61. Take in the views at Blue River Plaza.

62. Zipline through the trees (it’s available year-round)!

63. Put the kids in snow pants to swing and slide at one of the parks in town

64. Tour 38+ beers on tap at Kenosha Steakhouse

65. Look at old mining cabins and materials at Lomax Placer Mine

66. Warm up with do-it-yourself indoor s’mores at Motherloaded Tavern

67. Try early-season ice skating at Breckenridge’s outdoor skating rink starting October

68. Try different drink concoctions made by Breckenridge’s talented bartenders

69. Discover Breckenridge’s newest restaurants

70. Visit the Edwin Carter Discovery Center for 19th-century environmentalism and hands-on taxidermy

71. See if you can spot the difference between happy hour and aprés

72. Take a selfie at the Ski Hill Scenic Overlook

73. Visit the old train Engine No. 9 on your way up Boreas Pass

74. Snag a photo with Ripperoo on the mountain

75. Explore Breckenridge’s Victorian homes and museums

76. Taste award-winning spirits at the Breckenridge Distillery

77. Try a super slice of pizza at the Breckenridge Ale House

78. Rock out to a concert at the Riverwalk Center

79. Enjoy a Bloody Mary at the bottom of the chairlift

80. Cozy up next to one of the in-town fireplaces

81. Take a cooking or photography class at Colorado Mountain College

82. Dine or dance at the oldest bar in Breckenridge, the Gold Pan Saloon & Carboy Winery

83. Use your cellphone or bust out your camera and take LOTS of photos

84. Test your singing skills at karaoke

85. Talk to local experts and buy new gear

86. Ride the free Trolley down Main Street

87. Caffeinate at one of our locally-owned coffee shops

88. Check out the old historic homes on French and Ridge Street

89. Lose the skis and snowboard try taking a snowbike down the slopes

90. Try axe throwing at Mtn Axe on Main Street and at the Country Boy Mine

91. Embrace Hygge at our cozy shops and restaurants

92. Embark on a backcountry hut or yurt trip

93. Watch the game at our great sports bars

94. Take a guided snowshoe meditation with Bhava Yoga & Gravity Haus

95. Get acclimated at the O2 Lounge and Elite IV

96. Go Christmas caroling

97. Re-live the mining days and stop by the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance

98. Press your pennies at the penny press at Skinny Winters

99. Try Breckenridge-made beers at the local Breweries

100. Don’t forget to take the Breckenridge Free Ride buses to all of your favorite destinations and find out how easy it is to go carless in Breckenridge!