If you’re visiting Lodge by The Blue over the July 4 holiday, don’t miss the festivities! Each Independence Day, Breckenridge throws a full-on party with a series of exciting events.
Independence Day 10K Trail Run
7:00 a.m.- This scenic 10k trail running race offers up some of the best views in the Breckenridge area, while finishing just in time to catch the Main Street parade and other festivities.
The Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race
9:30 a.m. start- This mountain bike race launches the 4th of July Parade in front of thousands of spectators. Come cheer on riders as they embark on a 50 mile journey on the beautiful trails in and surrounding the Breckenridge area.
Fourth of July Garden Party
9:00 a.m. – Join the Annual Breckenridge Heritage Alliance Garden Party at the Barney Ford House Museum. Enjoy coffee, mimosas, and a breakfast spread as you watch the Breckenridge Fourth of July parade in style.
Main Street Parade
9:30 a.m. – Get there early, even though the official parade will start at 10 a.m. with the Red, White and Blue Color Guard. Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race will lead off the parade at 9:30. A reading of the Declaration of Independence will be followed the parade in the Blue River Plaza.
Top it all off with a brilliant fireworks display slated to begin at 9:45 p.m. near the Gondola lots, making them visible throughout town. Weather and conditions permitting.
Also, don’t miss Breckenridge Creative Arts’ Street Arts Festival, July 2-4, which celebrates street, pavement and graffiti arts with outdoor murals, installations, workshops and pop-up art at the Breckenridge Arts District.