Best August Events in Breckenridge [New for 2022]

Best Events in Breckenridge - August 2022

It's no surprise that we LOVE August in the mountains. With the promise of rainy afternoons and gorgeous mornings, we love to get out and play. With hiking (featuring wildflowers), arts festivals, and Concerts in the Park, there is so much to do in August in Summit County.

Breckenridge International Festival of the Arts

Summer Art Exhibition in Breckenridge, Colorado. Photo of a lightbulb tree with switches. People are interacting with the art by pulling the switches.

The Town of Breckenridge is hosting the International Arts Festival this August. Featuring many mediums of art, you can participate in exhibitions, workshops, talks, and collaborations. All art pieces are mountain culture inspired. 

For tickets and more information, visit the Go Breckenridge website

Wildflower Hikes at Arapahoe Basin

Wildflowers at Arapahoe Basin ski resort.

With all of the rain this season, wildflowers are out and absolutely beautiful! Take advantage of all of the mountain flora by taking a guided hike of Arapahoe Basin. The hikes start at 9 AM on Mondays this summer. 

For more information and to purchase your wildflower hike tickets, visit the Arapahoe Basin website

Dillon Schoolhouse Tours

Historic Dillon Schoolhouse

Take a step back into some local history at the Dillon Schoolhouse. This 1883 Schoolhouse gives us a glimpse into the mountain life early in Colorado history. Take a guided educational tour through the Schoolhouse daily. 

To learn more and to schedule your tour, visit the Summit Historical Society website.

Silverthorne Art Stroll

Mountain water color art.

Take a stroll along the Blue River from 12-3 PM every Sunday of the summer. The event is free and showcases local musicians and artists.

To learn more, visit the Town of Silverthorne website.

Movies on the Water at Dillon Marina

Dillon Marina featuring a movie on the shore of the Dillon Reservoir

Drive-in movie? What about a boat-in movie? Visit the Dillon Marina for Movies on the Water. They have a whole slew of featured films this season, featuring Super Troopers, The Breakfast Club, Anchorman, and MORE! 

To learn more and see the full list of films, visit the Town of Dillon events page.

Frisco Free Concert in the Park Series

Man plays the drums at a Frisco Free Concert in the Park event

Nothing says summer time more than a concert in the park. The Town of Frisco hosts a free concert in the park Thursdays at 5:30 PM. 

To see the full concert series, visit the Town of Frisco website

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