Labor Day Weekend: Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2019 - Breckenridge, CO

Labor Day Weekend

August 31–September 2, 2019

Enjoy beautiful autumn temperatures and exciting events like the Summit Foundation’s Rubber Duck Race supporting the Summit Foundation, the annual Sidewalk Sale featuring over 74 shops around Breckenridge, and the Great Divide Arts Festival featuring over 100 artists with a wide range of media including photography, wood, glass, jewelry and pottery. Bring the whole family this Labor Day and watch as hundreds of ducks race down the Blue River at the Riverwalk Center, participate in free activities, stroll and shop along Main Street and the Art Festival and snack on yummy food throughout town.

Dates: Saturday, August 31 – Monday September 2, 2019

Labor Day Weekend Highlights:

  • The Great Rubber Duck Race
  • Breckenridge Annual Sidewalk Sale
  • Great Divide Art Festival
  • Free family and kids activities in the Plaza

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2019 Schedule

Great Rubber Duck Race - Saturday, August 31

A longstanding Summit County tradition, the Great Rubber Duck Race has supported our community and the Summit Foundation for three decades. The 2019 event will be held Saturday of Labor Day weekend, August 31st, on the Blue River in Breckenridge. For best viewing, head to the Blue River Plaza in the center of town by the Riverwalk Center. Enjoy FREE family activities while you’re there- bounce houses, a community mural and a toddler zone! Food and drinks will also be available for purchase.

When: Saturday, August 31
Where: Blue River Plaza off of Main Street

10:00 am – kid’s activities start
1:00 pm – 1st Bank Kid’s Duck Dash
2:00 pm – Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield Business Battle Duck Race
3:00 pm – Breckenridge Grand Vacations Great Rubber Duck Race

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Great Divide Art Festival - August 31-September 2

The 44th Annual Gathering at the Great Divide Art Festival has been ranked as high as #13 in the top 200 of fine art shows in the United States by Sunshine Artist Magazine in 2017. 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. Free Admission and Family Friendly!

When: Saturday, August 31, 10:00am – Monday, September 2, 2019, 4:00pm
Where: East Sawmill Lot at 203 North Main Street


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