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Breckenridge transforms into a sea of red, white, and blue every Independence Day, offering a day-long extravaganza filled with patriotic spirit, mountain adventure, and small-town charm. Here's a look at what awaits you this 4th of July in Breckenridge:

  • Get your heart pumping with the Breckenridge 10k Trail Run . This scenic race offers stunning mountain views and a chance to test your endurance (more details and registration available here).

  • Following the 10k, witness the Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race unfold. Cheer on participants as they navigate the challenging 50-mile course.

  • After the races, don't miss the Breckenridge 4th of July Parade . Main Street comes alive with a vibrant procession of floats, marching bands, and local personalities. Grab a spot along the route early to snag the best view (parade starts at 10:00 am).

  • Head to the Breck Create Arts District for a celebration of artistic freedom. Enjoy live music on the AirStage, participate in fun family activities like chalk art and crafts, and soak in the creative atmosphere.

  • Stroll down Main Street and soak in the festive atmosphere. Local shops and restaurants will be decked out in patriotic décor, offering special sales and treats.

  • As the day winds down, various venues around town will be hosting live music performances, creating a vibrant atmosphere.

  • Enjoy an evening of live music with DJDC at Peak 8 Base Camp , offering stunning mountain views and a celebratory vibe.

Fireworks Update

Please note that due to safety concerns, fireworks are prohibited within Breckenridge town limits. However, you can enjoy dazzling fireworks displays in nearby towns like Dillon or Frisco.


Breckenridge fills up quickly around Independence Day. To ensure a smooth experience, book your accommodation and activities well in advance. Make the most of your Breckenridge 4th of July with a comfortable and convenient stay! River Ridge Rentals offers a wide variety of vacation rentals in Breckenridge, perfect for families, groups, or couples. Choose from luxurious condos with stunning mountain views to cozy cabins nestled among the pines. Book your stay today and celebrate Independence Day in style! Visit Breckenridge Tourism Office's website ( ) for more information and a complete schedule of events.