Put on your best green outfit and head on over to Summit County for some great fun. Breckenridge, Frisco, Keystone and Silverthorne will have festivities going on tomorrow March 17th for St. Patrick’s Day. Food, drinks, events, music and more can be found in and around town tomorrow for folks of all ages. Most of the day is geared towards adults but fun can be found for kids in Breckenridge. For detailed information regarding the happenings around town, please head to the Summit Daily website.
This years International Snow Sculpting Championships were amazing! 16 teams from 11 countries fought hard and long to call themselves champions. All teams brought forth some fantastic talent and skill upon the 25-ton blocks of snow. Here are the teams that competed this year to turn the 12 foot tall blocks into some amazing art over 5 days.
2018 Snow Sculpture Teams
- Mongolia (Erdene)
- Mongolia (Tserendash)
- USA-Wisconsin (Tomczak)
- USA-Wisconsin (Vogt)
- Team Mongolia – Erdene won the Gold with “Secret” (Shown in Picture)
- Team China won the Silver with “Thinker”
- Team USA – Wisconsin won Bronze with “A Dance Devine”
Visit the events website for more information about the winners and crowd favorites!!!
The mountains are both center stage and scenic back drop for small town Breckenridge, CO. Once your eyes adjust to their bright beauty, local gems come into focus. Among them- Breckenridge Grand Vacations for lodging and more.
Here’s a short list of what makes Breckenridge brilliant:
- Once you’re there it’s easy to get around. Breck Free Ride and Summit Stage are free buses! Several condos offer free area shuttles
- the Gondola is smack in the middle of downtown, just off Main street
- HUGE variety of food and shopping on, or near, Main Street
- So many events and Festivals to choose from
- Grand Colorado on Peak 8 is expanding now, opening in April 2018!
Summit Express will drop you off at the front door of any Breckenridge Grand Vacations property that you are staying at, book now.
December is finally here! Take a look around town and you’ll find all sort of fun events for both adults and children. Summit County has your December fun going on RIGHT NOW!
Copper Mountain – Copper Mountain has finally opened its Rocky Mountain Coaster. This is sure to be a hit with visitors of all ages! Check out Copper Mountain Resort for detailed updates on this new and exciting addition to Summit County. I know I cant wait to ride!
Keystone – This winter Keystone presents the 2nd Annual Kidtopia Spectacular, a week of festive on-mountain fun for the entire family. Visit Keystone Dec 15th – 24th for great kid fun!
Breckenridge – Right around the corner is our ever popular Dew Tour! The event will serve as a U.S. Ski & Snowboard Olympic qualifying event for men’s and women’s halfpipe and slopestyle snowboarding and skiing competitions. This is a cant miss event so clear your calendars December 14tth – 17th and get ready to do the Dew!
Frisco – Come enjoy an afternoon of tubing at the Frisco Adventure Park on December 4th at 4 PM. Come tube for FREE and try out the new tubing lanes at this amazing park. This park is a family favorite and good for anyone of any age. This is a reservations only event so get booked and arrive early for a free afternoon of fun!
Light up the Holiday Season in Summit County!
Tree Lighting season is my favorite time of year. Start feeling the holiday spirit with these tree lighting events coming up in Summit County.
11/25/2017 Tonight at 5 PM – Keystone will be lighting up River Run Village at their 5th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration. Cookies, Hot Chocolate and even Santa will be around for the festivities.
12/01/2017 Friday at 5:30 PM– The Town of Frisco will be at the Frisco Historic Park Gazebo starting at 5:30 PM with the Tree Lighting at 6:00 PM. New to the event will be a Special Guest! There will also be hot cider and hot mulled wine for sale benefiting the Family & Intercultural Resource Center. Don’t forget to check out Firscos Wassail Days!
12/02/2017 Next Saturday at 5:00 PM – Breckenridge’s Annual Lighting of Breckenridge and Race of the Santas is a sight to see! Lighting will be in the Blue River Plaza as Santa makes an early visit to Breckenridge to light the Town Tree. Breckenridge has events starting at noon so check out their website for more information soon.
12/07/2017 December 7th at 5:30 PM – Join the Town of Dillon for their Tree Lighting at the Dillon Community Church for an evening of good cheer with Christmas carols, cookies, fun treats, and a visit from Santa.
Be sure to check out each towns website for details on all Tree Lighting events!
Vail Mountain announced operating dates for the resort’s 2017-2018 ski and snowboard season. Vail will be open from Friday, Nov. 23, 2017, through Sunday, April 15, 2018
Vail Mountain was set to open today November 17th, but Mother Nature had other plans. With winter truly taking its sweet sweet time, our rocky mountains are finally seeing a possible storm roll in this evening. Passing by Vail Mountain on Wednesday morning, I could see that they were very hard at work getting runs ready for all their guest planning to come into town soon. Opening day for Vail Mountain has been pushed back to November 23rd. Get ready for some Thanksgiving fun on Vail Mountain!