The first weekend in December begins Breckenridge’s annual transformation into a sparkling holiday scene. Participate in the Race of the Santas, where hundreds of jolly look-alikes race and watch as Santa uses his magic to light up the town for the season. Hosted by GoBreck.
For more information: http://www.gobreck.com/lighting-of-breckenridge-race-of-the-santas
Race of the Santas down Main Street
Holiday Dog Parade
Lighting of Breckenridge
Phil Kline’s “Unsilent Night” procession
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. — Handmade Holiday Market
Join us at the Breckenridge Arts District for an afternoon of holiday crafting for the whole family! Come to the Old Masonic Hall in the afternoon to build your playing devices or get a boombox to prepare for our High Country rendition of Phil Klien’s “Unsilent Night” procession.
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. — Holiday Dog Parade Registration
Gather in Main Street Station Plaza with the dogs before the Holiday Dog Parade. All dogs are welcome. Have your pet take part in Santa’s procession down Main Street!
3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. — Caroling
Holiday Carols by the “Jingle Singers” will be strolling Main St. in Victorian costumes, singing classics and a fun modern spin on old favorites
4:00 p.m. — 4:20 p.m. — Holiday Dog Parade
The Holiday Dog Parade will march up Main Street from Main St. Station Plaza to the Blue River Plaza. Anyone is welcome to join with their dog and parade Santa down Main Street.
4:30 p.m. — Race of the Santas
Race of the Santas starts on Main St. by the Blue River Plaza. Registration and bib pick-up in the Old Masonic Hall located at 136 S Main St, starting at 2:00pm
5:00 p.m. — Lighting of Breckenridge
Santa makes an early visit to Breckenridge to light the Town Tree. Don’t miss the moment when Breckenridge turns on the lights and turns up the holiday spirit as Santa flips the switch in the Blue River Plaza just outside the Breckenridge Welcome Center at 203 S Main Street.
5:00 p.m. — Phil Kline’s “Unsilent Night”
Immediately following the lighting, visitors can join in Phil Kline’s “Unsilent Night” procession of Christmas music through the town leading to the Santa. (Local’s Tip: visit the Handmade Market earlier in the day to build your speakers or get a boombox for the procession!)
5:30 p.m.—7:00 p.m. — Meet Santa
Visit with Santa at the Barney Ford Museum, 111 E. Washington Ave. Let the little ones share their Holiday wishes with Santa and take a photo in the beautifully decorated Barney Ford House!