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Summertime in Breckenridge is a beautiful time of year to visit. The temperatures hover around 70 degrees throughout July, providing the perfect environment to explore our beautiful area comfortably. If you want to celebrate Independence Day in a great location with plenty of events to enjoy for the whole family, Breckenridge is where you need to be. 

July 4th Schedule of Events

Float decorated for an Independence Day Parade

From 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, your day can be jam-packed with events and experiences the whole family will enjoy! 

7:00AM - 11:00AM - Independence Day 10K

Kick-off your 4th of July celebration with the Independence Day 10k Trail Run! Enjoy some of the best views in the area as you complete the race. The race usually sells out, so we recommend registering early!

9:30AM - 11:30AM - Independence Day Parade & Firecracker 50

The Independence Day Parade will take place on Main Street between Watson and Park Avenue. Dress in your favorite patriotic gear and get there early to grab the perfect viewing spot on Main Street. Stand back and enjoy celebrating our beautiful country via this beloved parade. The whole family will enjoy this great event! Are you interested in joining the parade? Learn how to register here.

The Firecracker 50 is a spectacular race that starts with a parade! The 50-mile mountain bike race will lead off the parade at 9:30 am and then send the participants to enjoy some of Breckenridge's best back-country trails. There will be 4,000-foot climbs, thrilling descents, and more! There is limited availability; we recommend registering early.

11:00AM - 4:00PM - Surfin' USA

Enjoy the beach and celebrate Independence Day Breck style at the Ridge Street Art Square. This event is free and open to the public; no registration is required. Enjoy tubular tunes, a dog fashion show, patriotic tie-dye, beach games, an annual chalk art contest, a lip sync battle, and more! Don't forget to wear your best Hawaiian shirt! Get more event details here.

6:00 PM - Annual NRO Concert

Located at the Riverwalk Center, the doors open at 5:30 pm, and the concert starts at 6:00 pm. The National Repertory Orchestra (NRO) puts on a great show that the whole family will enjoy. The NRO changes the lives of young musicians and enriches the lives of Colorado residents and visitors.

Stay A Whole Week For More Fun

The fun doesn't just begin and end on July 4th. The whole week has fun events to enjoy. Head over to the Main Street Station (located on South Main Street) for an art festival. The show will feature top artists in 13 categories. The artists will be present so you can chat with them about their work and witness demonstrations. The show will be 10 am - 6 pm from July 7-9. You can also enter the kids (ages 1-5) in the Kingdom Park Strider Bike Race. There are two courses, one is just around the bases at the field, and the other is around the entire field. Stay after the race for music, medals, food, and prizes! Check out local happenings that week. There are also plenty of options for drop-in classes, live local music, and tours.

More Breck Outdoor Adventures

Family biking in Breckenridge

The outdoors are just better in Breckenridge! After the snow has melted, our area transforms into the perfect place to enjoy hiking, biking, golfing, etc. The summer weather is ideal for patio sitting or exploring a trail to view our beautiful wildflowers. Ready to kick your adventure up a notch? Breck has you covered! Enjoy whitewater rafting, fly fishing or kayaking. The kids won't be bored on this vacation! Learn more about summer activities here

Plan Your Breck Independence Day Getaway Today

We have a superior selection of Breckenridge vacation rentals ideal for your family to unwind after exploring everything our area offers. Many are close to Main Street, where all Independence Day events occur. The Village at Breckenridge (located downtown) has a fabulous indoor/outdoor pool, hot tub, market, and pool table. The Sawmill Creek Condominiums are close to Main Street and provide hiking and biking access. The Corral at Breckenridge is located at the south end of Main Street. Some units feature mountain views, and some even have private hot tubs. On-site guests can enjoy outdoor hot tubs, exercise room, steam sauna, and game room. Beaver Run is located in the heart of Breck and provides easy access to on-mountain hiking, hot tub access, indoor and outdoor pools, and more. Need assistance with finding the perfect rental? Give us a call! We would be happy to assist you. 888-453-1001.

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