It’s no coincidence that Valentine’s Day falls in February. Locals fall in love with Breckenridge in February and the powder days that occur during this month. With any luck, you’ll experience a powder day, or two, or three.
As you can probably guess, with the snow comes the cold. The average high temperature in February is 30.2 degrees F and wind plays a factor in Breckenridge, especially if you’re heading above treeline.
Pack smart, dress in layers and please: Wear goggles. There shouldn’t be sunglasses on the slopes during a February storm. You’ll thank us later.
Each year, visitors from New Orleans and Mardi Gras lovers take over Breckenridge with masks, boas, beads, music, and revelry to commemorate the carnival season. Join us on Main Street for a New Orleans-Style Mardi Gras party! Find out what else is going in February in Breckenridge.
A great locals’ tip is to ski on Super Bowl Sunday (which can happen in January or February, depending on the year). The slopes will be busy in the morning, but usually clear out for the big game. Football fan? You can still ski in the morning then head to one of the sports bars in town.
Plan ahead! You’ll save time and money by buying your lift tickets, lessons and rentals online. If you buy your lift tickets at least 7 days in advance you can save up to 20% off the ticket window price. When booking lodging, make sure you look into proximity to the town, mountain, or bus stop and it’ll be easy to go carless once you arrive in Breckenridge.
What to Do in Breckenridge in February
Celebrate February all month long! Carve some turns in the morning on the mountain, retreat to the spa for a couples’ massage, then enjoy a night out at Relish or South Ridge Seafood Grill, or one of our new culinary establishments in town. Looking for a babysitter? There are a lot to choose from.
Winter in Breckenridge
If you’ve never been to Breckenridge, then it might be hard to believe that so much can be packed into this cute, historic town. The area of town is less than six square miles but it definitely “plays big." You've come to the right place to find out about things to do in Breckenridge....
It may be cliché, but there really is a reason that while most locals in Breckenridge came for the winter, they stayed for the summer. Like so many wonderful things in life, you can’t predict it (summer may show up in May or it might wait until mid-June); you can’t control it (snow in July? Sure.) and you have to take advantage of it before its gone. In Breckenridge, summer means packing as m...