Best December Events in Breckenridge [New for 2021]
We love December in the mountains! As the holidays roll in, the events and parties begin! There are plenty of December events in Summit County to fully celebrate this festive time of year - and don't forget about world class skiing throughout the county!
Lighting of Breckenridge / Race of the Santas
The annual Lighting of Breckenridge event is back this year, in all of its festive glory. Taking place December 4th, participate in or spectate all of the great events this celebration has in store, including:
- Bernese Mountain Dog Parade
- Race of the Santas
- The Lighting Ceremony
For information about the Lighting of Breckenridge, visit the Go Breck website.
It's time to pray for snow and pay our respects to Ullr, the God of Snow. The annual Ullr Festival is always a great time in Breckenridge as we kick off the ski season with a snow-hopeful celebration. Taking place December 9th-12th, there are LOTS of ways to Pray for Snow this year, including:
- Shot Ski
- Polar Plunge
- Ullr Parade
- Ullr Bonfire
To learn more about this legendary event, visit the Go Breck website.
Night Skiing at the Keystone Ski Resort
Night skiing at the Keystone Ski Resort is back this year. Make your plans to ski under the lights during Christmas and New Year's this year: December 24th-January 2nd.
For more information on this great way to take some turns this winter, visit the Keystone Ski Resort website.
LIVE Theater: It's a Wonderful Life
If you're anything like us, we missed live theater in 2020. Have no fear because the Breckenridge Creative Arts District is back with live shows for the season. Catch It's a Wonderful Life at the Breckenridge theater December 9th-15th.
For ticket information visit the Breckenridge Back Stage Theater website.
Nutcracker Holiday Showcase
The Summit School of Dance is bringing this holiday tradition to life with their Nutcracker and Holiday Showcase. The event takes place December 10th and 11th at the Warren Station in Keystone.
For ticket information, visit the Warren Station website.