What to do in Breckenridge for the Holidays

Happy Holidays!

There’s nothing better than a white Christmas filled with lights and holiday cheer. With snow covered peaks, frosty trees and scenic views, Breckenridge is the perfect destination to get you in the holiday spirit. Join us in our winter wonderland and find out what to do in Breckenridge this holiday season.

Ullr Fest in Breckenridge

Holiday Events

Explore Town

Breckenridge ups the ante on small town holiday charm by transforming its historic downtown into a sparkling snow globe scene thanks to more than 13,000 feet and 250,000 LED holiday lights. Those visiting Breckenridge during or after December 5th can expect iconic holiday lights throughout downtown Breckenridge.

Breckenridge is filled with artisan shops, small business and chic boutiques. With more than 200 stores to choose from, it’s easy to spend a day enjoying the quaint storefronts, finding the perfect gifts and updating your gear selection.


Breckenridge is an outdoor paradise in the winter making December one of the best times to visit.  The ample amounts of snow mean there are tons of great activities to enjoy. From days on the mountain to one of a kind experiences, there is plenty to do. If you are looking to fully embrace the holiday spirit, fill your vacation with classic holiday activities.

Ice Skating
Mountain Coaster

Breckenridge has many churches and religious services each year. Please call ahead for details on offerings for Christmas, Christmas Eve and restrictions.

  • Father Dyer United Methodist Church, 310 Wellington Rd.
  • Breckenridge Christian Ministries, 103 Sawmill Rd.
  • Christ Lutheran Church, 16072 Colorado Highway 9
  • Great Divide Cavalry, Colorado Mountain College, 107 Denison Placer Rd.
  • St. John The Baptist Episcopal Church, 100 S. French St.
  • St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 109 S. French St.
  • The Church at Agape Outpost, 15404 Colorado HWY 9