10 Do’s and Don’ts for Breckenridge’s Spring Fever Fest

Spring Fever Breck

Breckenridge Ski Resort is taking its spring festivities to a whole new level. Closing out Breck’s 50th anniversary ski season, the Spring Fever Festival features a month of parties, concerts, competitions and signature events taking place March 17 to the resort’s closing day, April 15.

Follow these do’s and don’ts for an unforgettable spring at Breck.

Do take time between runs to dance.

The Bud Light Live Concert Series is bringing six days of big-name bands to a stage at the base of Peak 8. Concerts are free and run from 2 to 5 p.m.
Official Concert Lineup:

Don’t forget St. Patrick’s Day is on a Saturday this year.

Expect to see lots ‘o leprechauns on the slopes and wild après parties around town. Head to the Blue River Plaza at 5 p.m. and snag one of 500 green eggs stuffed with drink tickets, cash and restaurant deals. Don’t drink and drive. Book a cheap room today.

Don’t miss out on the Chili Cook-Off.

Get your fill of delicious chili and cast your vote for the best Breck top chef recipe on March 18 at theSki Hill Grill Patio.

Do get some belly laughs in at comedy night.

Take in live comedy at various locations around town every Thursday March 8 to April 12. Five comedians will perform March 15 at the Riverwalk Center. Tickets are $25 at alwaysmountaintime.com.

Don’t be afraid to challenge yourself. LPogue_3-3-12_springfever

Test your lung power at the 5 Peaks Mountaineering Race on April 7; the 16th annual Imperial Challenge on April 14; and the Breckenridge Ascent Series on March 21 and April 11.

Do hang with the cool kids at Park Lane Terrain Park.

Perfect your tricks or just watch locals kick it atBreck 5 til 5 Terrain Park Happy Hours every Friday, March 23 to April 15 from 2 to 5 p.m. Enjoy free food, beverages, music, giveaways and jam style contests.

Do celebrate Easter on the mountain.

Sunrise Easter Service, a hunt for 10,000 plastic eggs filled with prizes, gourmet Easter brunch at Sevens Restaurant and the Maggie — it’s going to be pretty amazing.

Do join the EpicMix Scavenger Hunt.

Compete in on-mountain challenges and solve riddles to unlock special EpicMix virtual pins in the first ever EpicMix Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, March 24.

Don’t go thirsty.

Indulge in tasty beer from 25 craft brewers and jam to free live music at the Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival Saturday, April 14.

Do get your luau on at closing weekend parties.

Hang out on the sunny decks at The Maggie and the T-Bar Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15 for closing weekend parties featuring drink specials, leis, fresh coconuts and a raffle to win a free kayak.

View the full Breckenridge Spring Fever schedule.

— Lisa Pogue