Memorial Day in the Mountains

Courtney Johnson

Celebrate the start of summer in no better place than Summit County! Bring on the sunshine, summer ski days, and eating al fresco! Welcome summer in true mountain town style.

Start the weekend off right by enjoying a free tasting of Powder Hound whiskey at Breckenridge Distillery and a 3-course meal of your choice of selected items from Chef David Burke’s Colorado-inspired menu. Nightly menu also available.

If you’re craving seafood, head to Fatty’s Pizzeria in the heart of historic Breckenridge. Welcome the summer at their Friday night clambake. Serving fresh clams, lobster, shrimp, crab, corn and potatoes starting at 5pm.

Spring skiing is in full swing at Arapahoe Basin! Spend Saturday and Sunday ‘Shakin’ at the Basin’ with free, family-friendly concerts. The party on Saturday kicks off with local favorites Whitewater Ramble – an eclectic mix of bluegrass, groove and American that will get your feet moving! Get in some turns on Sunday before the 17th Annual Festival of the Brewpubs – the largest party of the year! Spend the day sampling beer from 14 local breweries around Summit County and beyond. Live music from Mojomama gets the party started at the Mountain Goat Plaza! Be sure not to miss the free Spring Rail Jam going on in the Treeline Terrain Park to win excellent prizes and bragging rights.

Free transportation provided between A-Basin and Keystone and to other areas in Summit County.

Join the town of Dillon at Dillon Cemetery for the annual Memorial Day of Remembrance Ceremony honoring those who have sacrificed all. This event will feature music by the Summit Concert Band, an opportunity to remember and honor those community members who have sacrificed, presentation of the colors and a flag retirement ceremony.

Welcome summer in Summit County style! Book your stay with River Ridge Rentals where you’ll find a variety of luxury accommodations to fit you and your family’s vacation needs. Family- and pet-friendly, River Ridge Rentals has something for everyone!