Christmas in Breckenridge, what to expect

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and you’re here in the mountains. Here’s a guide to spending Christmas in Breckenridge.

Dining out in BreckenridgeDining Out
This holiday season, relax and treat yourself to a gourmet dinner at one of the many fine-dining establishments in Breckenridge.  Be sure to schedule a reservation, as many restaurants book up quickly during the days leading up to and after Christmas. Enjoy the Hearthstone Restaurant’s house specialty, Blackberry Elk, in a historic Victorian home setting. Or, fulfill your craving for steak at the Briar Rose Chophouse and Saloon.

Skiing Breckenridge
The holidays are the perfect time to get out on the slopes. As the snow falls this December, terrain across the resort is opening up daily. Stay up to date on conditions and trail openings at www.breckenridge.com. Book a lesson to make the most out of your Breckenridge experience, and progress all over the mountain whether in the park or in the steeps of Lake Chutes.

Sleigh Rides
Feeling the romance in the air this holiday season? Treat your loved one to a sleigh ride and special Starlight Dinner at Peak 9’s TenMile Station. Enjoy a meal of seared sea scallops or blood orange rubbed salmon and cap the night off with your choice of decadent dessert. Book reservations for the sleigh ride dinner here.

Shopping on Main StreetShopping in Breck
Need to find a few last minute Christmas gifts? Look no further than the stretch of boutiques and unique shops off Main Street. From women’s fashion at Beloved and Big City Blues, to local art by artists in residence at the Tin Shop, to sunglasses and goggles at Sun Logic – you’ll find the perfect stocking stuffer or gift for under the tree.

Cross Country Skiing
Stay fit and burn off that holiday eggnog by getting outside for a good workout and fresh air at the Gold Run Nordic Center. Featuring 30 kilometers of groomed classic and skate cross-country ski trails, snowshoe trails, fat biking, ice skating, sleigh rides, and lessons for beginners through to experts. Find out more here.

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