Wednesday, June 29, 2011

BreckConnect Gondola Opens in Time for the Holiday Weekend

This Friday the Breckenridge Ski Resort’s BreckConnect Gondola will start turning at 9:30 a.m., transporting guests in style up the mountain to the Breckenridge Fun Park. The gondola ride is free and bike transport requires a purchase of a mountain bike haul ticket. Free parking is available for guests in the Gondola North Lot.
Brand new featured attractions this year will also include the inaugural season of Breck 4x4 off-road tours, pony rides for kids, and the first warm-weather operations of the thrilling new GoldRunner Alpine Coaster.
The ponies have officially reached the stable for the holiday weekend; pony rides will be available for the little cowboy or cowgirl starting Wednesday, June 29th.
Also starting this Independence Day Weekend, the Breckenridge Fun Park will extend weekend operating hours until 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays from July 1 until August 13. In addition to the full day activity pass, guests will be also now have the option to purchase afternoon entry with the new Twilight Ticket, which is good for evening entry after 3pm, or the Twilight Pass, which permits unlimited weekend visits and rides on the mountain at the Fun Park on weekend afternoons this summer from 3-7:30 p.m.
Also, kicking off this weekend are the all-new Free Music Fridays at the T-Bar, featuring live music, food and drink specials, and different themes every Friday from 4- 7 p.m. during twilight hours. On Saturday every evening this summer, bring the whole family to Chuck Wagon Barbecues on the Ski Hill Grill patio. With live entertainment, face painting, balloons, games and delicious BBQ to wash it all down.

Keystone Resort Rings in July 4th with Free Live Music, Fireworks, and Entertainment

Celebrate our Nation’s Birthday and enjoy summer in the Rocky Mountains at Keystone Resort. There is something for everyone in the family. Starting Saturday, July 2 River Run Rocks with a free performance by the Six Million Dollar Band and Five 13 in River Run Village. Join in on the family fun at Lakeside Village on July 4th with a free fishing derby, for kids 13 and under. Wear your Red, White, and Blue proud in the annual River Run Independence Day Parade. Be sure not to miss the debut of the summer Kidtopia KidsFest with free activities for everyone, including a petting zoo, face painting, games and more! Free parking will be available at the River Run parking lots, located just off Gondola Road.


The following weekend is Keystone’s annual Wine & Jazz Festival. With more than 300 wines to sample and jazz musicians straight out of New Orleans this is an event not to miss. Take pleasure in the beautiful scenery and tap your toes to smooth tunes from Big Sam’s Funky Nation, The Side Guys and much more. There will be wine tastings and seminars on Saturday and Sunday to dazzle your palette. For more information on wine samplings and seminars please click here. As always there will be a free KidZone activity center for the kids with face painting, gem panning, and a bouncy house. Check out our lodging and festival packages for Wine & Jazz Festival.

Independence Day Golf Special!

Breckenridge Golf Club is offering an Independence Day Special - Golf 18-holes with cart for only $75. This rate is valid all day on July 4th only. This special rate is prepay only and can be booked at this web page http://www.townofbreckenridge.com/index.aspx?page=931 . Put your foursome together and book your tee time today.
This Friday they are having another Nine and Wine event. There are still tee times available. This week there will be two tastings on holes 1, 4 and 7 of the Beaver nine, six tastings in all with a mix of reds and whites. Tee times are still available from 4:50 through 5:40. Come out and enjoy the fun. The wine tasting fee is $5.

Friday, June 24, 2011



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