Favorite Winter Activities: Team Edition

Whether you’re taking a midday break from your mountain adventures or looking for a quick bite, our team has weighed in on the best places to grab a sandwich in Breckenridge.  

Thanksgiving Guide to Breckenridge

Celebrate family traditions and create new memories with your loved ones this Thanksgiving in Breckenridge.

100 Things To Do in Breckenridge

Here are 100 things for you to experience on your next trip to Breckenridge. Winter or summer, there are so many activities and adventures to explore.

Great Indoor Activities in Breckenridge

Don’t let the weather get you down on your next Breckenridge vacation. Instead, enjoy all of these fun indoor activities to stay entertained.

Spooky Guide to Halloween in Summit County

Trick or treat, get spooked and have a hauntingly good time this Halloween in Breckenridge and Summit County. If you enjoy the darker side of things, discover ghostly tours and escape rooms. For family-friendly fun head to a festival or Main Street trick-or-treat night. The changing leaves and crisp autumn air are sure to put you in a perfectly haunting mood this spooky season. 

Woman having her face painted at Dia De Los Muertos celebration in Breckenridge

Tricks 

Ghostly Tales & Voices from the Grave with Breckenridge Tours 

If you want to take a step back in time and get a few shivers down your spine, join Breckenridge Tours for a historic and spooky tour. The best options for October are the Ghostly Tales tour, a ghost hunting tour around Breckenridge or Voices from the Grave, which starts at the original cemetery of Breckenridge.  

Escape Rooms 

An escape room is a great idea any time of the year, but especially around Halloween! Check out the Wizard Room at Escape Room Breckenridge where you and your group become a part of the Breckenridge Wizard School or try the Mystery of Breckenridge at Mountain Time Escape Rooms where you help summon and trap spirits in a home. 

Tombstone Tales Tour 

Take a 90-minute walking tour with Breckenridge History at Valley Brook Cemetery and hear stories about Breckenridge’s elite. 

The Haunting of Breck Theater  

Join Breckenridge Backstage Theatre for a Halloween experience for the whole family October 13–31. Enjoy live theatrical haunted house, arts and crafts, storytelling and spooky food and drinks.   

Día de los Muertos

Breckenridge Creative Arts is hosting a three day commemoration of Day of the Dead October 1416 in the Breckenridge Arts District campus. Experience immersive installations, dance performances and workshops.

Treats  

Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival 

Still on the Hill returns October 7–9 with a weekend filled with craft spirits. Start your October right with tastings, after-hours tours, live music, dinners and happy hours galore.  

Pumpkin Fest 

Head to Rainbow Park in Silverthorne October 9 for this free event! This pumpkin patch provides more than 2,500 pumpkins to community children and features a pumpkin painting station, free petting zoo, carnival games and more.  

Trick or Treat on Main Street Frisco  

Enjoy an evening of safe tricks and treats on Main Street in Frisco. Businesses on Main Street will be handing out candy to trick-or-treaters, a silent disco will take place in the Historic Park Gazebo and the Summit County Animal Shelter will be hosting a Halloween dog parade.  

Kindred Spirits at the Riverwalk Center

Check out this spirited variety show on October 29 featuring scenes from the Addams Family, wand and cape decorating with the Frosted Flamingo, and create your own magical concoctions with Castaways Cove.

Halloween Fest at the Outlets at Silverthorne  

Start your Halloween weekend off with a Halloween Fest in Silverthorne on October 29. Along with a shopping extravaganza, attendees can enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides, mechanical bull, face painting, photo booth, pumpkin painting, in-store trick or treating and so much more. 

Eerily Good Lodging Deals 

October is a great time to enjoy Breckenridge with minimal crowds and crisp autumn air. Because this is the off season in the high country, it’s also the perfect time to take advantage of the lowest lodging rates of the year. Stay at Grand Timber Lodge, the Grand Lodge on Peak 7 or the Grand Colorado on Peak 8 for superior service and outstanding amenities. Pools and hot tubs, private movie theaters and spacious residences await in the heart of Breckenridge. 

Trivia Nights in Summit County

Trivia, great beer and great food, what more could you want? Almost every night of the week you can find a great spot to challenge your friends to some trivia and have some weeknight fun. From Breckenridge to Dillon, we’ve got you covered with all the trivia nights in Summit County. 

Mondays

Rocky Mountain Underground | Breckenridge | 6–8 p.m. 

Cozy up and test your knowledge with local beers and handcrafted cocktails. Prizes for first, second and third place will bring out your competitive side.  

Tuesdays 

Broken Compass Brewing OG Taproom | Breckenridge | 7–9 p.m.  

Broken Compass is a local favorite for trivia all year long. Bring your own food and your four-legged friends for a howling good time. Prizes include free beer tabs for the top three teams every week! 

Outer Range Brewing | Frisco | 7–9 p.m. 

If you’re an IPA lover, Outer Range is the perfect spot for a hoppy pint and a trivia night. First prize earns each team member an Outer Range four pack. 

Blue Bird Market | Silverthorne | 6–8 p.m.  

Join Quizmaster Katie from the Summit County Library for seven rounds of team trivia at Mighty Bar inside Blue Bird Market. Choose from empanadas, burgers, wood-fired pizzas and more to fuel your trivia game in this modern food hall. 

Saved by the Wine | Dillon | 7 p.m. 

A night of wine and wisdom is a recipe for fun. Grab some friends, a wine flight and a charcuterie board and take in breathtaking mountain views from this welcoming wine bar. 

Wednesdays 

Highside Brewing | Frisco | 7–9 p.m. 

Can you tell we love beer here in the high country? Highside offers a unique and diverse line up of beers along with trivia prizes for the top three teams every week. 

Broken Compass Brewing Main Street Taproom | Breckenridge | 7–9 p.m. 

If you love Broken Compass and their trivia, why only go once a week? Join in on some trivia fun at their convenient Main Street location.  

A-BAR at The Pad | Silverthorne | 7–9 p.m. 

Study up for six rounds of trivia—four themes, one music, one general knowledge—at A-BAR at The Pad, a boutique hostel and hotel. This unique bar features 26 taps in order to reduce the waste from packaging, shipping and disposal that traditional establishments face.  

Thursdays 

Angry James Brewing | Silverthorne | 7–9 p.m. 

We might consider Angry James a hidden gem in Summit County as it’s off the beaten path. This is another great brewery to grab a beer at while you play four rounds of trivia with a chance to win beer and Angry James gift cards. 

Motherloaded Tavern | Breckenridge | 9–10 p.m. 

Motherloaded Tavern truly lives up to its name with a warm atmosphere and comfort food. On trivia nights, be sure to try a mason jar cocktail and order the Fried Mac ‘N Cheese Bites from the late-night menu.  

Rita’s | Breckenridge | 8–10:30 p.m. 

This local’s basement is so much more than just a basement. Head downstairs to Rita’s for fresh squeezed margaritas and delicious tacos while you test your skills and knowledge. Prizes are awarded to the top three teams every week. Good luck!