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Dillon - Dillon Dam Brewery - Every Thursday is Ladies Night! Ladies Night Drink Specials: Free Half-Pints for Ladies from 9-11 p.m., $2.75 Pints, $3 Stoli Flavors and Jagermeister for Everyone, 9 p.m. to Close. Visit Website

Breckenridge - Breckenridge Brewery - Happy Hour - 7 Days a Week from 3 - 6pm. $9 pitchers, $3 house wines, $3 well drinks. 1/2 priced appetizers from 3 - 5pm Sunday - Thursday. Visit website

Breckenridge - Breckenridge Distillery Tours and Tastings, 11 am to 9pm every day, Award winning Small batch Bourbon, Whiskey, Vodka and more. Tasting Room: 137 S Main St (below Relish); Distillery: 1925 Airport Rd., Breckenridge. www.breckenridgedistillery.com

Breckenridge - Historic Tour, Wed-Sat through April 20, 11:00am & 1:30pm, Breckenridge Heritage Alliance, Tour Breckenridge's Nationally Recognized Historic District with a local expert. Reservations not required.

Breckenridge - Haunted Tour, Fridays, 7:30pm - 9:00pm, Breckenridge Heritage Alliance, Join us for a late evening stroll through Breckenridge's haunted historic district. Reservations required.

Breckenridge - Saloon Tour, Thursdays, 5:00pm - 6:30pm, Breckenridge Heritage Alliance, Learn about historic Breckenridge saloons and sample spirits from Breckenridge Distillery. Reservations required.

Breckenridge - Iowa Hill Hike, Fridays, 10:00am - 12:00pm, Breckenridge Heritage Alliance, Enjoy a hike through the historic Iowa Hill mine site and visit a restored miners' boardinghouse. Weather Dependent. Reservations required.

Keystone - Cupcakes and Canvases Apres, November 21, December 18, January 16, February 13, March 6, March 20, April 17 Keystone, Let your little ones discover their inner Picasso during this 2 hour class. They will be guided by our art teacher to create artistic masterpieces and enjoy cupcakes while you enjoy an après beverage from the Warren Station bar. Class includes canvas, art supplies, cupcakes, and guidance.

Keystone - Kidtopia Fireworks, December 21, 2013 - March 29, 2014, Enjoy Kidtopia's firework show every Saturday from December 21st through March 29th. Guests in both Lakeside Village and River Run Village can see the show!

Breckenridge - Ice Castles, Breckenridge Dec. 26 until the ice melts, Monday - Friday: 2pm - 10pm, Saturday - Sunday: noon - 10pm

Breckenridge - French Gulch Hike, Sundays at 10am. Hike through Breckenridge's fabled Golden Horseshoe and explore former mine sites. Weather Dependent. Reservations required.

Keystone - Wild Wednesdays, December 28, 2013 - April 16, 2014, Come and join us indoors at Kidtopia Headquarters in Expedition Station where you can bump to the music with a live DJ and play fun games.

Keystone - Monster Machines, Thursdays January 2, 2014 - April 20, 2014, Kids can explore, climb on, and sit in the Monster Machines that maintain Keystone Mountain. A fun-filled, kid-friendly experience, but one the whole family will enjoy.

Keystone - Starquest, January 17, 2014 - April 18, 2014, Each week Keystone Science School will explore the furthest parts of our universe. We will take you on a celestial journey exploring the winter constellations. This program will truly be out of this world.

Keystone - In Search of Bigfoot Night Adventure Walk, Every Tuesday and Saturday at 5:30pm and 7:30pm - December 28, 2013 - April 19, 2014, In Search of Bigfoot Night Adventure Walk teaches children about the area, animals & of course Bigfoot, while they embark on a nature walk in Keystone.

Summit County Calendar of Events

What's Happening in Arapahoe Basin, Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Frisco, Dillon, and Silverthorne this season? Below is our list of Summit County events that you shouldn't miss!

To see more events in Colorado visit The Colorado Events page for listings of Colorado events calendars. Send event listings to: Jeff@coloradoinfo.com.

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APRIL

Keystone - Red Bull Schlittentag, April 5, 2014, WHAT IS RED BULL SCHLITTENTAG? Schlittentag is the German word for 'sledding day'. Put simply, it translates as daredevils willing to propel themselves down a snow-covered hill and jump on a sled they built themselves'. This exciting event will also have crowd prizes and giveaways.

Breckenridge - Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival, April 5, 2014, Downtown Breckenridge

Breckenridge - Breck Ascent Series, April 9, 2014

Loveland - Ski With a Ranger Day - Midweek, April 9, 2014, The US Forest Service and Loveland Ski Area team up to host Ski with a Ranger Day!

Breckenridge - Mountain Travel Symposium, April 10-16, 2014, The premier conference in the mountain

Breckenridge - Imperial Challenge, April 12, 2014, The 16th Annual Imperial Challenge includes a 6.2 mile mountain bike ride, a 2,500 ft ascent up Peak 8 and then either ski or ride back down to the base.

Breckenridge - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - Spring Fever, April 12, Breckenridge Ski Area, Breckenridge

Breckenridge - Gin Blossoms, April 13, Breckenridge Ski Area, Breckenridge

Copper Mountain - Sunsation, April 12-13, 2014, Live music, snow and sunshine!

Loveland- 52nd Annual Loveland Derby, April 12-13, 2014. For more than 50 years Loveland Ski Area has been hosting America's largest amateur race, The Loveland Derby!

A-Basin - Save our Snow, April 12, 2014, 6th Annual, All proceeds from this event will benefit the High Country Conservation Center, Summit County's local resource center that provides awareness, appreciation, and preservation of our environment. Come on out and meet our Green Team and learn about and A-Basin's sustainability initiatives, while Elevating Your Green Experience at Arapahoe Basin.

A-Basin- Moonlight Dinner Series - A Night in Italy, April 12, 2014, Take a culinary journey through the Italian countryside with your friends at Arapahoe Basin. One of the most popular Moonlight Dinners of the season, so reserve your spot early! This event is lift-served. Guests are welcomed to hike or snowshoe to and from mid-mountain.

A-Basin - 25th Annual Enduro, April 16, 2014. An endurance event that only A-Basin could bring you: teams of two take laps up the Pallavicini (Pali) chair and either ski or ride down the mountain on designated trails from 7am to 5pm without stopping. 72 runs is the record.


A-Basin - 25th Annual Enduro, April 16, 2014. An endurance event that only A-Basin could bring you: teams of two take laps up the Pallavicini (Pali) chair and either ski or ride down the mountain on designated trails from 7am to 5pm without stopping. 72 runs is the record.

Keystone - Slush Cup, April 19, 2014, Celebrate closing weekend at Keystone with the 3rd Annual Slush Cup.

Copper Mountain - The Color Run at Copper Mountain, April 19, 2014, Along with the 2014 Kaleidoscope Tour, The Color Run is proud to present its first 5k snow run on April 19! Taking place on a manicured snow path through Copper Mountain, runners can expect a slightly more demanding event. Be prepared for higher altitude challenges, a few small rolling hills and a snow packed course. You don't want to miss this premier event!

Copper Mountain - Color Me Copper, April 19-20, 2014, Closing weekend festivities will include Colorado'Äôs largest egg hunt that will warm your heart and fill your baskets.

Breckenridge - Breckenridge - Yonder Mountain String Band, April 19, Breckenridge Ski Area

Breckenridge - Blues Traveler, April 20, Breckenridge Ski Area

Breckenridge - Easter Egg Hunt, April 20, 2014, One of the largest Easter Egg Hunts anywhere

Loveland- Corn Harvest Benefit Ski Party, April 26, 2014. Loveland Ski Area is excited to host the 13th annual Corn Harvest benefit ski party for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center.

Loveland- Ski With a Ranger Day, April 26, 2014. The US Forest Service and Loveland Ski Area team up to host Ski with a Ranger Day!


May

A-Basin - Shakin' at the Basin May Concert Series & Tres de Mayo Fiesta, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 2014, Arapahoe Basin brings you the May Concert Series! Held every Saturday in May from 1:00pm-4:00pm.

Frisco - Friday Night at the Museum. May 16, 2014, 5pm - 8pm. Historic Park. An after hours party of museum exploration including tours, music and refreshments.

Frisco - Town Clean Up Day, May 17, 2014, 9am - 2pm. Historic Park. Volunteer to clean up the Town and enjoy lunch cooked by Town Council.

Dillon - Arbor Day/Clean-Up Day Celebration, May 17

A-Basin - 13th Annual Festival of the Brewpubs, May 25, 2014

Dillon- Memorial Day Service, Monday, May 26, 10:00am, Dillon Cemetery

Frisco - Frisco's Rockin' Dock Party, May 31, 2014, 11am - 3pm. Marina. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Marina with live music, burgers and drink specials.

June

Frisco - 38th Annual Run the Rockies, June 7, 2014, Half marathon and 10K road races featuring a challenging course and breathtaking scenery.

Dillon - Let's Go Boating Fundraiser, June 7-8, Dillon Marina

Frisco - Colorado BBQ Challenge Concert, June 12. 2014, 7pm - 9pm. Main Street. BBQ kick off concert.

Frisco - Colorado BBQ Challenge, June 13-14, 2014, All Day. Main Street. The largest state BBQ challenge brings over 60 competing teams from across the country. Featuring live music, chef demos and pig races.

Frisco - Bacon Burner 6k, June 14, 2014, 9:30am. Marina. This fun run is a great way to earn your BBQ.

Copper Mountain - Summer Opening Weekend, June 13-15, 2014, Summer activities, chairlifts, and Copper Creek Golf Course open for the summer

Breckenridge -Kingdom Days, June 14th & 15th, 2014, Breckenridge kicks off summer with free heritage celebration that honors Breck's mining past with Outhouse Races and more; the National Repertory Orchestra performs an opening night concert; the Breckenridge Fun Park officially opens for summer and the gondola begins full-time summer operations. See the schedule for the full lineup of fun.

Dillon- Friday Night Concerts at the Amphitheatre, June 20 - September 7 , 7:00 pm
June 20 - One Ton Pig

Keystone - Beti All Ride Skills Clinic, June 21-22, 2014, In addition to one or two days of instruction, attendees will have access to afternoon yoga sessions at Warren Station, a gourmet continental breakfast, lunch and happy hour, all conveniently located in River Run Village.

Keystone - Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour, June 21-22, 2014, Whether you're a bacon enthusiast or the loved one of a bacon connoisseur, this event is for you. With thousands of pounds of bacon and bacon inspired cuisine at your finger tips you won't want to miss this weekend long celebration of bacon.

Summit County Things to Do - Activities - Attractions
50 Free Things to Do Massage/Health/Salons
Silverthorne Rec Center
Frisco Adventure Park Summit County Events Breck Sleigh Rides
Breckenridge Rec Center
Apres/Nightlife/Breweries
Lake Dillon and Frisco Marinas Museums
High Country Snowmobile White Mountain Snowmobile
Top Of The Rockies Zip Line
Carter Park Sledding Hill
Fishing Guides
Snowshoe in Summit County
Bike Tours and Rentals
Mine Tours
Whitewater Rafting


June

Dillon - Lake Dillon Brew Fest featuring The Samples - Sat. June 21, Dillon Amphitheatre

Copper Mountain - Copper's Gone to the Dogs, June 28, 2014, 5K, 10K, Expo and Activities with, by and for your favorite family member, your pup.

Keystone - Vuelta a Keystone 100k and 50k Fondo Style Cycling event, June 28, 2014, Fondo is a timed cycling event where the rider receives a finishing time, but "rules of the road" apply and uniformed law enforcement is positioned at each intersection of consequence. Start and finish will take place at the Keystone River Run Village. In addition to the Fondo style cycling event there will be a "Fun, Fast and Free" kid's race through the village and a vintage Porsche and Audi car show courtesy of Prestige Imports of Denver. A cash donation will be made for every rider to The Colorado High School Cycling League and Summit County Search and Rescue.

Dillon - Sunset at the Summit Concert Series, Dillon Amphitheatre, Saturdays, June 28 - Aug. 20 , 7:00 pm
June 28 - Thumpin'

July

Copper Mountain - 3 Ring Weekend, July 4-6, 2014, A free family event featuring music, fireworks, conscious carnival, kid-powered parade and more!

Dillon - Old Town Family Fun Celebration, July 4, Dillon Town Park

Dillon - Sunset at the Summit Concert Series, Dillon Amphitheatre, Saturdays, June 28 - Aug. 20, 7:00 pm
July 5 - Chase 'n the Dream

Keystone- Big Mountain Enduro, July 12-13, 2014, an authentic multi-stage, multi-day annual Enduro series throughout the most picturesque vacation destinations in the Rocky Mountain region.

Dillon - Sunset at the Summit Concert Series, Dillon Amphitheatre, Saturdays, June 28 - Aug. 20, 7:00 pm
July 12 - Mary Louise Lee Band

Keystone- Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival, July 18-20, 2014, River Run braids hundreds of wines into a picturesque piazza of wine seminars and deluxe jazz ensembles.

Dillon - Dillon Arts Festival, Friday - Sunday, July 18-20, 2014

Copper Mountain - Courage Classic, July 19-21, 2014, A renowned 3-day cycling event benefiting The Children's Hospital Colorado.


Dillon - Sunset at the Summit Concert Series, Dillon Amphitheatre, Saturdays, June 28 - Aug. 20 , 7:00 pm
July 19 - Ron Ivory and One on One

Dillon - Sunset at the Summit Concert Series, Dillon Amphitheatre, Saturdays, June 28 - Aug. 20 , 7:00 pm
July 26 - New Sunsation

August

Copper Mountain - Copper Triangle Bicycle Tour, August 1-3, 2014, 78-mile cycling event partners with the Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson's disease research

Keystone- Bluegrass and Beer Festival, August 1-3, 2014, Down-home cooking, frothy flavors, and mountain music are just a piece of the pie. In a whirlwind of hillbilly luxuries, folks gather while 30+ microbreweries from Colorado and beyond showcase their unique blends of hops and barleys.

Dillon - Dillon Open Regatta, August 1-3, 2014

Dillon - Sunset at the Summit Concert Series, Dillon Amphitheatre, Saturdays, June 28 - Aug. 20 , 7:00 pm
August 2- Hot Lunch

Copper Mountain - Ragnar Relay Colorado, August 7-8, 2014, Mountains. Medals. Hardcore Runners. This is the Ragnar Relay Colorado!

Copper Mountain - Guitar Town Festival, John Horgenson, Sonny Landreth, August 8-10

Dillon - Rotary/ Krystal 93 Festival in the Park, Friday - Saturday, August 8-9
All music will take place on the Climax Molybdenum Stage in Dillon Town Park
Friday August 9
12:00pm - The Grinz
2:00pm - Faith Crawford & Kevin Danzig
4:15pm - Cassie Taylor
7:00pm Caolyn Wonderland

Saturday August 10
12:00pm - Battle of the Bands Finals
1:30pm - Ash Ganley
4:00pm - Samantha Fsh
7:00pm - Freefallin'

Dillon - Sunset at the Summit Concert Series, Dillon Amphitheatre, Saturdays, June 28 - Aug. 20 , 7:00 pm
August 9 - Homeslice

Copper Mountain - Warrior Dash Rockies, August 15-17, 2014, The ultimate event for thrill-seeking athletes includes a 5k adventure race, music, beer and more!

Dillon- Sunset at the Summit Concert Series, Dillon Amphitheatre, Saturdays, June 28 - Aug. 20 , 7:00 pm
August 16 - Five13

Copper Mountain - 30th Annual Genuine Jazz & Wine, August 22-24, 2014, A stellar line-up of national jazz talent and wine tastings.

Keystone- Mountain Music Festival, August 22-23, 2014

Dillon - Sunset at the Summit Concert Series, Dillon Amphitheatre, Saturdays, June 28 - Aug. 20, 7:00 pm
August 23 - Moses Jones

Copper Mountain - Copper Country, August 29-31, 2014, A FREE Labor Day festival tradition featuring live music, Arts Festival, kids' crafts and more!

Dillon - Sunset at the Summit Concert Series, Dillon Amphitheatre, Saturdays, June 28 - Aug. 20 , 7:00 pm
August 30 - Back in the Day

September

Dillon - Marina Mutt Contest, Monday, September 1, 2014, Dillon Marina

Copper Mountain - Ultra Race of Champions - World Championship, September 6-7, 2014, The Ultra Race of Champions is the Ultrarunning World Championships. It brings together the best long distance runners from all over the world, to measure themselves over one course on one day.

Keystone- Oktoberfest, September 6, 2014

Keystone- A51 River Run Rail Series: Backyard BBQ Rail Jam, September 6, 2014, Dust off those boards and skis and get stoked because we're bringing you the A51 River Run Rail Series: Backyard BBQ Rail Jam. Register to compete in the rail jam for your chance to win some HUGE prizes!!

Breckenridge -20th Annual Oktoberfest, Sept. 12-14, 2014. Oktoberfest is where Munich meets Breckenridge. When Main Street closes and comes to life as a street party with traditional costumes, German food, Oompah and polka music, Bavarian dancers, children's activities, a keg-tapping ceremony, 5k run and, of course, did we mention Paulaner Bier.

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