Labor Day Weekend Events Not to Miss - Breckenridge, Colorado

Labor Day Weekend Events Not To Miss

Seasons: Fall

This Labor Day Weekend in Breckenridge, enjoy beautiful autumn temperatures and exciting events like the Summit Foundation’s Rubber Duck Race, the annual Sidewalk Sale, the Gathering at the Great Divide Arts Festival and more. With so much going on, you’ll need an extra day to experience it all.

Labor Day Weekend Events

Try Your Luck, Adopt A Duck At The Great Rubber Duck Race

Buy a duck (or a dozen) then watch as over 10,000 rubber ducks race down the Blue River! Pick your favorite viewing location between Maggie Pond and Blue River Plaza to watch the ducks dodge obstacles, escape currents and race to finish line at Blue River Plaza.  This crowd favorite Labor Day race is also a community fundraiser for The Summit Foundation so each duck sale helps a great cause and puts on a great show! FREE family activities begin at 10:00 am at Blue River Plaza in Breckenridge… bounce houses, human hamster balls, a community mural, and a toddler zone!

When: Saturday, Sept. 1
Where: Blue River & Blue River Plaza

Buy Your Duck!

Rubber Duck Race during Labor Day Weekend in Breckenridge.
Thousands of ducks waiting to be sent down the river

Treat Yourself At The Breckenridge Sidewalk Sale

Discover everything Breckenridge has to offer with over 200 Unique Shops – from the gear shops to art galleries.  Pick up summer clearance items including bikes, technical outerwear, cute ladies’ dresses and handmade kids’ clothing from more than 74 participating merchants.

When: Friday, Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 3
Where: Over 74 stores throughout Breckenridge

Get Cultured At An Art Festival

The 43rd Annual Gathering at the Great Divide Art Festival is nationally ranked at #13 the top 200 of fine art shows in the United. The tradition continues over Labor Day Weekend and will feature over 100 artists with a wide range of mediums including photography, wood, glass, jewelry, and pottery just to name a few. Located on Main Street at Wellington, this show is a highlight of Labor Day festivities in Breckenridge.
When: Friday, Aug.31 Through Monday Sept. 3
Where: N. Main St. at Wellington

Looking for more events!  Don’t worry! There’s still tons more to do this Labor Day Weekend.  View our Events Calendar for a full list of tours, live music, and events.

By Breck Editorial

The Breckenridge Tourism Office works to enhance and promote the unique character and experience of Breckenridge as a world-renowned destination resort and to represent, serve and perpetuate the common interest and character of its membership and community.

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