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Summit County Events and Vacation Info
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!

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  • Copper Mountain - July 4 - August 29 FAC - Fridays at Copper Free activities with $40 purchase at Copper.
  • Leadville - July 4 - Independence Day Celebrations Frisco's Fabulous Fourth of July, Leadville's Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration, Breckenridge 10K trail race, "Firecracker 50" bike race and Main Street parade. Children's bike parade, BOCCE tournament and pie-eating contests in Downtown Dillon. Keystone Resort Block Party and Bike Parade and much more! Copper Resort holds their 3 ring weekend.
  • Dillon - July 4, 11, 18, 25, Farmers' Market Downtown Dillon. Enjoy the harvests at one of the best farmers markets in the high country. This is a No Pet Event. Includes live entertainment.
  • Frisco - July 5, Frisco's Founders' Day Celebrate Frisco's rich heritage with gold panning, music and historic lectures.
  • Frisco - July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Concert In The Park Series Begins 5:30-7:30pm, Frisco Historic Park. Free concert every Thursday all summer. Refreshment sales benefit local non-profits.
  • Leadville - July 12, Silver Rush 50 Mountain Bike Race Cut the Leadville Trail 100 in half, remove all the easy parts, throw in technical descents, burning lungs and wild animals and you'll have a good understanding of what you're about to get into.
  • Keystone - July 12 - 13, Big Mountain Enduro - Keystone Keystone Bike Park hosts six rowdy stages with some pedal transitions, a non-stop festival taking place in the village and entertainment for the entire family to enjoy. This premier stop will also be part of the 2014 North American Enduro Tour.
  • Leadville - July 13, Leadville Silver Rush 50 Run
  • Keystone - July 18 - 20, Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival Enrich your knowledge by attending the wine seminars and discover which wines and foods harmonize with your favorite selections. Enjoy live music from national Jazz musicians.
  • Fairplay - July 12 -13, Annual Ladies Run & Motorcycle Event Fairplay.
  • Park County - July 16 - 20, Park County Fair and Ranch Rodeo
  • Dillon - July 18 - 20, Dillon Arts Festival Admission is free to this 3-day festival showcasing 65 of Colorado and our nation's finest artists.
  • Copper Mountain - July 19 - 21, Children's Hospital Courage Classic Copper Mountain,
  • Fairplay - July 25 Free TGIFairplay Concert at the Beach
  • Breckenridge - July 25 - 27, Main Street Art Festival Don't miss this fabulous summer weekend of art and mountain ambiance in Breckenridge.
  • Frisco - 26, Classic Boat Show Frisco Marina.
  • Fairplay - July 26 - 2,7 66th Annual Burro Days An annual event in Fairplay, Colorado since 1948, Burro Days celebrates the role of the burro in mining days of old.
  • Dillon - August 1 - 3, Dillon Open Regatta Dillon Marina.
  • Keystone - August 1 - 3, Keystone Bluegrass & Beer Festival
  • Copper Mountain - August 1 - 3, Copper Triangle Bicycle Tour 78-mile cycling event partners with the Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson's disease research.
  • Leadville - August 1 - 3, Leadville Boom Days Celebration Mining competitions, pack burro races, craft and food fare, car shows, live music and more.
  • Dillon - August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Farmers' Market Downtown Dillon. Enjoy the harvests at one of the best farmers markets in the high country. This is a No Pet Event. Includes live entertainment.
  • Copper Mountain - August 29 - 31, Copper Country A FREE Labor Day festival tradition featuring live music, Arts Festival, kids' crafts and more!
  • Keystone - August 31, Annual Taste of Keystone Bring a hearty appetite and prepare your taste buds for the best culinary event of the summer! The Taste of Keystone is a perfect way to experience Keystone's finest cuisine in a beautiful outdoor setting.
  • South Park - September 2 - 6, South Park Arts Celebration & Plein Air Festival
  • Dillon - September 5, 12, 19, Farmers' Market Downtown Dillon. Enjoy the harvests at one of the best farmers markets in the high country. This is a No Pet Event. Includes live entertainment.
  • Frisco - September 6, Fallfest Art shows, lumberjack shows, wood carving, and live music. The event celebrates our mountain environment. Main Street, Frisco.
  • Keytsone - September 6, Keystone A51 River Run Rail Series Backyard BBQ Rail Jam Ready for Winter?! So are we! 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!
  • Keytsone - September 6, Keystone Octoberfest River Run at Keystone will be hosting Oktoberfest! Free music & admission. Come sample beers from 4 different Colorado Breweries. Buy a commemorative mug for $25 and get 3 Beers with the mug purchase. Food booths will be open 2:00pm - 6:00pm. The free concert will be presented by Those Austrian Guys.
  • Leadville - September 7, Rocky Mountain Highest Road Marathon and Half Marathon.
  • Breckenridge - September 12 - 14, Annual Breckenridge Oktoberfest 970-453-2913,
  • Leadville - September 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, Fall Photo Special Train Ride 10am & 2pm departures. Leadville CO & Southern Railroad.
  • Breckenridge - October 24 - 25, Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival.
  • Frisco - October 31, Trick or Treat Street Main Street, Frisco, 6-8pm.
  • Leadville - October 31, Halloween in Leadville Cemetery tours, a haunted mansion and trick or treating for the kids.
  • Fairplay - October 31, Halloween Spooktacular Fairplay,

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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
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

Ski Resorts
Keystone Ski & Ride School

Copper Mountain
Ski Cooper / Chicago Ridge Snowcat
Arapahoe Basin
Loveland Ski Area

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Town of Frisco Town of Frisco
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Frisco sits right in the heart of Summit County, and, while it may look and feel charming, inside this town beats the heart of adventure!

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