There are always a lot of fun events happening throughout the winter all around the county. The towns, ski areas & some local businesses all put on events that give us a diverse selection to choose from. Breckenridge and Keystone don’t have many 2023 events on the calendar yet but here are a few events in Summit County through the holidays.
November & December Events in Summit County
Turkey Day 5k in Frisco 11/24 – Run off your Turkey dinner before you eat it.
Thanksgiving Celebration at Copper 11/25 – Enjoy a snowcat parade followed by fireworks.
Frisco Tree Lighting 11/26 – Watch as Frisco lights the trees around town.
Lighting of River Run in Keystone 11/26 – Live music at Warren Station, a winter festival and holiday lights turned on in the Village
Wassail Days in Frisco 11/26 -12/4 – Enjoy Wassail from a variety of establishments along Main Street.
Santa at Historic Park i n Frisco 11/27, 12/3, 12/4 – Your kids can visit Santa and give them their Christmas list.
Silverthorne’s First Friday 12/2 – Holiday tree lighting and art market
Copper’s 50th Anniversary Celebration 12/3 – Enjoy live music, giveaways and more
Lighting of Breckenridge 12/3
The Lighting of Dillon 12/3 in Marina Park
Santa Races in Breckenridge 12/3 – Bring your santa suit and run down Main Street with hundreds of other santas.
Goods in the Woods in Keystone 12/3 – Holiday market with local artisans, live music and adult beverages
Breakfast with Santa in Frisco 12/4 – Break bread with Mr. Claus
Free Nordic Skiing at the Frisco Nordic Center 12/5
Santa’s Calling 12/6 – Sign your kids up for a phone call from Santa
Ullr Fest in Breckenridge 12/8 – 12/10 – Celebrate the Norse God of Snow
Full Moon Showshoe in Breckenridge 12/9 and 12/10
Film Screening of Mission Mt Mangart at Warren Station in Keystone 12/10 – A film about the 10th Mountain Division.
Hazel Miller and Santa kick off the holidays at the Dillon Community Church 12/14
Winter Comedy Series at Warren Station in Keystone 12/16
US Grand Prix and Visa Big Air at Copper Mountain 12/12 – 12/17
DeadPhish Orchestra performs 12/17 in Keystone
Snow Fort Grand Opening at Keystone 12/23 – Fireworks and more at the top of Dercum Mountain.
Holiday Celebration at Copper Mountain 12/24 – Enjoy a DJ, hot chocolate bar, torchlight parade and fireworks.
New Year’s Eve Celebration in Keystone 12/31
New Year’s Eve Celebration in Copper Mountain 12/31 – DJ, torchlight parade, dinner and drinks and more
International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge 1/23 – 2/1
Spontaneous Combustion Bonfire in Frisco 2/11
Sunsation at Copper Mountain 4/22 – 4/23
First Fridays in Silverthorne continue the first Friday of every month
Be sure to check out some of the local events when you are in town. They are a blast and it adds one more reason to love mountain living.