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22 Nov 2022
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Breckenridge is magical in winter! Escape everyday life and head to the heart of the Rockies this ski season for a vacation you'll never forget. Visitors to Breck know that the fun doesn't stop when you get off the slopes! Let us help you find the perfect Breckenridge lodging so you can enjoy these fun winter events!

Breckenridge Winter Events

Race of the santas annual event in Breckenridge


The Christmas season starts with a full day of fun on the first Saturday of December! Sweet pups and their owners will lead off the holiday procession in the afternoon, followed by the kid’s Moose March and the official Race of the Santas a bit later. Grab your Santa costume and enjoy Main Street as Breckenridge lights up for the winter season. The sparkling holiday lights all around Breckenridge are a magical experience and a must-see! You’ll want to register in advance for the parade, fun run, and race event. 


Ullr is the Norse God of snow, and every year locals and visitors gather for a days-long festival to celebrate all things winter. The 59th annual Ullr Fest will take place on December 8th -10th, beginning with the crowning of the Ullr King and Queen and the world’s Longest ShotSki® record-breaking attempt. The Ullr Parade will be on the afternoon of Thursday, December 8th, followed by the Ullr Bonfire. The events continue Friday (Comedy Night at Riverwalk Center) and Saturday (Ullr Ice Skating Party and Ice Skating Show at the Stephen C West Ice Arena).

snow sculpture competition outdoors in Breckenridge


This world-renowned competition will bring visitors from all over to Breckenridge for a week, from January 23rd to February 1st. You will be amazed at the work of these artists, carving with only hand tools (no power tools allowed!). Seeing these fantastic sculptures is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience! Carving will take place through the 27th, and the event will transition to spectator viewing through 7:00 p.m. on February 1st.

Breckenridge Winter Activities

Breckenridge offers a plethora of snow-related activities to enjoy. From sledding to skiing, to ice skating, to snowshoeing -- we have it all! Learn more about our winter activities here

Enjoy a sleigh ride through the majestic mountain landscape while enjoying a wonderful meal and warm cocoa. Two Below Zero is happy to bring you the ultimate dining experience! Reservations are required, so make plans to enjoy this quintessential holiday or winter treat!

people walking down street Breckenridge downtown at night

Our glowing, charming downtown area is the perfect place to spend hours browsing the shops on Main Street. Full of quaint and unique places, you will find the perfect gift or souvenir for your loved ones and a little treat for yourself! There are souvenir shops, clothing boutiques, and artisanal food and beverages. We offer downtown Breckenridge rentals convenient to restaurants and stores.

Ready to see the snowy scenery from a different perspective? Try a snowmobile tour or dog sled trip with friendly, knowledgeable guides and have an adventure your group will remember for years.

Let Us Help Book Your Breckenridge Lodging

Winter in Breckenridge is magical! We'll help you find the best Breckenridge Colorado cabin or condo that fits your vacation needs. We offer the best Breckenridge lodging for couples and family groups, including ski-in/out rentals and luxury homes. We also offer a repeat discount for our former guests. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us. We would be delighted to assist you at 888-453-1001.

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