Best Spring Events in Breckenridge

Seasons: Winter/Spring

Sunshine, snow and special events are the perfect reason to plan a spring trip to Breckenridge, Colorado. There are a ton of events going on during March and April.  Grab your sunscreen and start planning to hit the slopes around the best spring events in Breckenridge!

Best Spring Events in Breckenridge:

March 7-11 – Breck Pride

Visitors celebrate Breck Pride in Colorado, one of the newer Spring Events in Breckenridge.
Breck Pride Week is a week long party full of fun events and special offers throughout Breckenridge.

We are proud to announce the Second Annual Breck Pride 2018, March 7-11! Our authentic, rockin’ little mountain town (with a backyard that happens to be a world-class ski resort) is home to all the goods this March. From daily après parties, ski/board lessons, to shopping, dining, dancing, catching a world-class DJ, and much, much more… this week is going to be ON! United we Pride, you with us?

March 10 – The 5 Peaks

Two skiiers hiking up the mountain in Breckenridge
The Five Peaks, presented by CAMP, is North America’s highest ski mountaineering race in the Ten Mile Range near Breckenridge Ski Resort.

So you’ve skied all the Peaks of Breckenridge in one day, gotten an EpicMix Pin and bragging rights. Now imagine climbing each one – before you ski down. In its fourth season, the Five Peaks Race is part of the rising popularity of ski mountaineering. Known as America’s longest ski mountaineering race, teams of two compete in the short and long courses, skinning, boot packing and skiing over the high-elevation peaks of the Ten Mile Range.

March 10 – ROYAL FLUSH!

A skier on Peak 6 during a bluebird powder day.
Peak 6 on a powder day is tough to top.

The Breck Ski & Snowboard School will host the annual BAM (Breck All Mountain) Big Mountain Competition on Peak 8. This event has been a perennial favorite for our Breck All Mountain students, where they get the chance to showcase their skills in an intro level competition atmosphere with the perfect setting of Contest Bowl.

This is a big mountain style event in Contest Bowl where competitors are judged on style, fluidity and line choice.

March 17  – St. Patrick’s Day

St. Paddy’s Day is on a Saturday this year which means there will be St. Patrick’s Day celebrations all weekend long!  Plan to wear green on the mountain and keep an eye out for food and drink specials around town.  Looking to burn a few calories before indulging in some green beer? Don’t miss the St. Patrick’s Day 5K.

March 17-18 – HELLY HANSEN BIG MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE

Skiers at the Breckenridge ski resort in winter
Peak 6’s high alpine terrain is filled with steep lines, tight chutes, and big cliff drops

This IFSA sanctioned event features Peak 6 – Breck’s newest terrain.The Sixth Senses area of Peak 6 features steep lines, tight chutes, and big cliff drops. This event will test some of the best big mountain Freeskiers in the country as they compete for points in the IFSA series.

April 1 – Easter

Ski bunnies of the world move over! For one day this season, there’s a new bunny on the slope, and this one’s carrying baskets of family fun. Join us in Breckenridge for a Sunrise Easter service at Tenmile Station and other Easter festivities around town.Easter is one of the spring events in Breckenridge that is perfect for the whole family to enjoy.

April 7 – Breck Spring Beer Festival

Men dressed up for the Breckenridge Beer Festival.
Don’t forget your crazy costume for the Breck Beer Fest.

The Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival is one of the coolest events of the spring in the Colorado Rockies!  Featuring brews, views and free live music, the Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival is an event you don’t want to miss.   Local’s Tip: This is an outdoor event.  Dress in layers!

April 21 – IMPERIAL CHALLENGE

Man skiing from peak of mountain.

Imperial Challenge – The only event that celebrates “earning your turns!” The first leg of the competition starts with a 6.2-mile bike race (or run) from the Breckenridge Recreation Center to the Peak 8 base area, via back roads and past Peak 7. From the Peak 8 base area, competitors will snowshoe or skin up to the top of Peak 8 to the top of T Bar before descending back down.

April 22 – Breck Plunge

A skiier falling into the water during the Breck Plunge at Breckenridge Ski Resort.

Nothing closes out the season like a good pond skim!  The Breck Plunge is one of the most entertaining spring events in Breckenridge.  Enjoy the entertainment at the base area or take part in plunge yourself!

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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